Maury Loontjens Memorial Library

Narragansett, Rhode Island

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Tuesday May 22, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Tuesday Free Movie  
   

 

GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN
Tuesday, May 22 at 2 pm and 6 pm
PG , 2017, 107 minutes.

Starring:Domhnall Gleeson, Margot Robbie, Kelly Macdonald,

A rare glimpse into the relationship between beloved children's author A. A. Milne and his son Christopher Robin.   Christopher Robin and his family are swept up in the international success of the books; the enchanting tales bringing hope and comfort to England after the First World War. But what will the cost be to the family?

 

   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Tuesday Free Movie  
   

 

GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN
Tuesday, May 22 at 2 pm and 6 pm
PG , 2017, 107 minutes.

Starring:Domhnall Gleeson, Margot Robbie, Kelly Macdonald,

A rare glimpse into the relationship between beloved children's author A. A. Milne and his son Christopher Robin.   Christopher Robin and his family are swept up in the international success of the books; the enchanting tales bringing hope and comfort to England after the First World War. But what will the cost be to the family?

 


Wednesday May 23, 2018
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM After School Make and Take: Bees!  
   

Drop by after school to make and take a variety of bee themed crafts suitable for ages 3 and up. If you would also like to listen to a bee story, stop in at 3:30 or 4:30!

   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Evening Book Club  
   
The Evening Book Club usually meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm to discuss that month’s book.
 
Wed May 23 The bad-ass librarians of Timbuktu : and their race to save the world’s most precious manuscripts / Joshua Hammer
 
All are welcome.  Copies of the current selection are available through the Circulation Desk.

Thursday May 24, 2018
   3:45 PM  -  4:30 PM Drop in Legos  
   

Stop by the children's room to create and build with legos!


Friday May 25, 2018
   12:00 AM  -  12:00 PM CLOSED-BUILDING REPAIRS  

Saturday May 26, 2018
   12:00 AM  -  12:00 PM CLOSED-BUILDING REPAIRS  

Monday May 28, 2018
   12:00 AM  -  12:00 PM CLOSED-MEMORIAL DAY  

Tuesday May 29, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Tuesday Free Movie  
   

 

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE
Tuesday, May 29 at 2 pm and 6 pm
R, 2018, 109 minutes

Starring: Haley Bennett, Miles Teller, Keisha Castle-Hughes

A group of US soldiers returning from Iraq struggles to integrate back into family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they've left the battlefield.

 

*Subtitles shown when available

 

 

   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Tuesday Free Movie  
   

 

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE
Tuesday, May 29 at 2 pm and 6 pm
R, 2018, 109 minutes

Starring: Haley Bennett, Miles Teller, Keisha Castle-Hughes

A group of US soldiers returning from Iraq struggles to integrate back into family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they've left the battlefield.

 

*Subtitles shown when available

 

 


Wednesday May 30, 2018
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Popsicle Book Group  
    Contact: Jane Colombo   401-789-9507   jane195627@yahoo.com
   

Join the Popsicle Book Club for children in grades 1 & 2!!  Sign up in the children's room and we'll give you the assigned book to read. Come back and we'll talk about the book, do a craft and of course have a snack.  Registration is required.

   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Card Crafting  
   

Card Crafting

Paper Card Crafting supplies and instruction are free!  Make a card to show someone you care.  pre-registration is required .  Save your spot  by calling 789-9507 or registering here.


Tuesday June 5, 2018
   6:15 PM Adventure Book Club: Grade 3-5  
   

Join us for our final book club before summer. This month, choose your own book to read. Bring it to book club to share it with your friends! As always, there will be a craft, snack, and fun! Registration required.


Wednesday June 6, 2018
   5:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Teen Summer Volunteer Info Session  
   

Ages 12-18. Looking for community service hours? Do you like working with kids? Stop by to find ways to help out the Children's Summer Reading Program this year.

Registration not required, but if you do, you are guaranteed pizza!


Monday June 11, 2018
     Drop in Father's Day Cards  
   

Drop in to the children's room to make and take a Father's Day card. Supplies will be available all day, while supplies last.

   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Book Club  
   

Want to talk about books? Want to hear what everyone else has been reading? Like coffee? The last one is optional. Join us for Monday Morning Book Talks at 10:30 am.

   6:30 PM GENEALOGY CLUB  
   
GENEALOGY CLUB 
June 11th,  6:30-8pm
 
Want to talk to others who are tracing their family trees? Have you attended workshops but not started yet?  Come to our club and get started.  Gather to use library resources and exchange tips with fellow researchers 

Tuesday June 12, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Tuesday Free Movie  
   

JUMANJI

Tuesday, June  12  at 2 and 6pm 
PG-13, 2018,  112 min

When four high-school kids discover an old video game console with a game they've never heard of--Jumanji--they are immediately drawn into the game's jungle setting, literally becoming the avatars they chose.

 

   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Tuesday Free Movie  
   

JUMANJI

Tuesday, June  12  at 2 and 6pm 
PG-13, 2018,  112 min

When four high-school kids discover an old video game console with a game they've never heard of--Jumanji--they are immediately drawn into the game's jungle setting, literally becoming the avatars they chose.

 


Wednesday June 13, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Afternoon Bookclub  
   

The Afternoon Book Club usually meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 1:00 pm to discuss that month’s book:

June 13 The Woman in Cabin 10 / Ruth Ware

All are welcome.  Copies of the current selection are available through the Circulation Desk

   3:45 PM  -  4:30 PM Drop In Legos  
   

Stop by the children's room to create and build with legos!


Thursday June 14, 2018
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM WATCH AND DISCUSS TED TALKS AT THE LIBRARY  
   

 

TED is a nonpartisan nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks. The library is offering a way for patrons to view pre-recorded presentations, share and discuss the powerful concepts. 

 


Friday June 15, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Writing Workshop  
   
 
Join Professor Nancy Shuster and improve your writing. Beginning Friday, June 15th from 10:30am until noon class will meet at the Maury Loontjens Library for four consecutive Friday  mornings. Share your writing in a supportive setting.  Space is limited to 12 so register early to reserve  your place. Save the dates 6/15,6/22, 6/29, 7/6.  Registration opens 5/26. The class is free. Please bring a notebook and a pen or pencil.  Questions?  Email Nshu4@aol.com.

Tuesday June 19, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Tuesday Free Movie  
   

GAME NIGHT

Tuesday, June  19  at 2 and 6pm 
PG-13, 2018,  112 min

Bateman and McAdams star as Max and Annie, whose weekly couples game night gets kicked up a notch when Max's charismatic brother, Brooks (Chandler), arranges a murder mystery party, complete with fake thugs and faux federal agents. So when Brooks gets kidnapped, it's all part of the game--right? But as the six uber-competitive gamers set out to solve the case and win, they begin to discover that neither this game--nor Brooks--are what they seem to be 

 

   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Tuesday Free Movie  
   

GAME NIGHT

Tuesday, June  19  at 2 and 6pm 
PG-13, 2018,  112 min

Bateman and McAdams star as Max and Annie, whose weekly couples game night gets kicked up a notch when Max's charismatic brother, Brooks (Chandler), arranges a murder mystery party, complete with fake thugs and faux federal agents. So when Brooks gets kidnapped, it's all part of the game--right? But as the six uber-competitive gamers set out to solve the case and win, they begin to discover that neither this game--nor Brooks--are what they seem to be 

 


Thursday June 21, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Classical Guitar Concert  
   

Mychal Gendron, classical guitarist will perform "Airs and Dances – Music for Guitar from Greensleeves to Bach."  Mychal Gendron has been active as a performer for over thirty years, appearing solo as well as in both small and large ensembles. To sample some of Mychal's music please visit his website.


Friday June 22, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Writing Workshop  
   
 
Join Professor Nancy Shuster and improve your writing. Beginning Friday, June 15th from 10:30am until noon class will meet at the Maury Loontjens Library for four consecutive Friday  mornings. Share your writing in a supportive setting.  Space is limited to 12 so register early to reserve  your place. Save the dates 6/15,6/22, 6/29, 7/6.  Registration opens 5/26. The class is free. Please bring a notebook and a pen or pencil.  Questions?  Email Nshu4@aol.com.

Monday June 25, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Book Club  
   

Want to talk about books? Want to hear what everyone else has been reading? Like coffee? The last one is optional. Join us for Monday Morning Book Talks at 10:30 am.


Tuesday June 26, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Tuesday Free Movie  
   

 

MUSICALS THROUGH THE DECADES:
30’s
42nd Street (1933)
Tue, June 26 at 2 & 6pm
NR, , 89 min.

Starring: Warner Baxter, Bebe Daniels, George Brent, Ruby Keeler, Dick Powell.  Musical about the problems of a Broadway director before opening night after his leading lady twists her ankle the evening before the premiere..

*Subtitles shown if available.

 

   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Tuesday Free Movie  
   

 

MUSICALS THROUGH THE DECADES:
30’s
42nd Street (1933)
Tue, June 26 at 2 & 6pm
NR, , 89 min.

Starring: Warner Baxter, Bebe Daniels, George Brent, Ruby Keeler, Dick Powell.  Musical about the problems of a Broadway director before opening night after his leading lady twists her ankle the evening before the premiere..

*Subtitles shown if available.

 


Wednesday June 27, 2018
   12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Summer Reading Club Registration Begins!  
   

This summer the library is celebrating music with "Reading Rocks!" Join the Summer Reading Club to earn coupons to Rhode Island attractions. Come by before our kickoff performance at 4:00pm to sign up and start earning raffle tickets and prizes!

   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Summer Reading Kick-Off: Schmitty the Weather Dog  
   

Schmitty the Weather Dog has been on the Ellen Show, Access Hollywood, and on stage with Oprah in Central Park. Come experience literacy, music, STEM, and a really cute dog! Registration required.

Special thanks to the Office of Library and Informational Services for funding this event.

   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Evening Book Club  
   
The Evening Book Club usually meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm to discuss that month’s book.
 
Wed Jun 27 A Gentleman in Moscow / Amor Towles
 
 
All are welcome.  Copies of the current selection are available through the Circulation Desk.

Thursday June 28, 2018
   5:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Teen Summer Volunteer Info Session  
   

Ages 12-18. Looking for community service hours? Do you like working with kids? Stop by to find ways to help out the Children's Summer Reading Program this year.

Registration not required, but if you do, you are guaranteed pizza!


Friday June 29, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Playdate at the Library: Ages Birth - 5  
   

Drop in for a morning of learning and fun! Children will enjoy a variety of activities in an interactive space where they can discover, build, create, and play.

Due to our large summer population, each event must be registered separately. However, families are welcome to sign up for as many as they like!  

Recommended for children birth to five years old and their caregivers.

   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Writing Workshop  
   
 
Join Professor Nancy Shuster and improve your writing. Beginning Friday, June 15th from 10:30am until noon class will meet at the Maury Loontjens Library for four consecutive Friday  mornings. Share your writing in a supportive setting.  Space is limited to 12 so register early to reserve  your place. Save the dates 6/15,6/22, 6/29, 7/6.  Registration opens 5/26. The class is free. Please bring a notebook and a pen or pencil.  Questions?  Email Nshu4@aol.com.

Monday July 2, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Bwana Iguana  
   

If you like the Crocodile Hunter, then you'll love Bwana Iguana! Join us for an exciting, interactive program that entertains and educates people of all ages about the mysterious world of reptiles and amphibians.

Registration is required, and will open on June 20.


Thursday July 5, 2018
   2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Family Game Day  
   

Join us for board games, puzzles, trivia, and more. Play an old favorite, learn a new game, and win candy as prizes! The library will supply games for all ages, as well as some team-based brain teasers and riddles.

 

Registration is required, and will open on June 20.

    Location: Programming Room

Friday July 6, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Playdate at the Library: Ages Birth - 5  
   

Drop in for a morning of learning and fun! Children will enjoy a variety of activities in an interactive space where they can discover, build, create, and play.

Due to our large summer population, each event must be registered separately. However, families are welcome to sign up for as many as they like!  

Recommended for children birth to five years old and their caregivers.

   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Writing Workshop  
   
 
Join Professor Nancy Shuster and improve your writing. Beginning Friday, June 15th from 10:30am until noon class will meet at the Maury Loontjens Library for four consecutive Friday  mornings. Share your writing in a supportive setting.  Space is limited to 12 so register early to reserve  your place. Save the dates 6/15,6/22, 6/29, 7/6.  Registration opens 5/26. The class is free. Please bring a notebook and a pen or pencil.  Questions?  Email Nshu4@aol.com.

Saturday July 7, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Family Story Time with Miss April  
   

Come read, sing, and play with us! Families will enjoy books, songs, a craft, and fun! Even our parachute may make an appearance. 

Registration is required, and will open on June 20.

This week's theme: dinosaurs


Monday July 9, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Book Club  
   

Want to talk about books? Want to hear what everyone else has been reading? Like coffee? The last one is optional. Join us for Monday Morning Book Talks at 10:30 am.

   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM GENEALOGY CLUB  
   
GENEALOGY CLUB 
 
Want to talk to others who are tracing their family trees? Have you attended workshops but not started yet?  Come to our club and get started.  Gather to use library resources and exchange tips with fellow researchers 

Wednesday July 11, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Afternoon Bookclub  
   

The Afternoon Book Club usually meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 1:00 pm to discuss that month’s book:

July 11 Ginny Moon / Benjamin Ludwig

All are welcome.  Copies of the current selection are available through the Circulation Desk


Thursday July 12, 2018
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM WATCH AND DISCUSS TED TALKS AT THE LIBRARY  
   

 

TED is a nonpartisan nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks. The library is offering a way for patrons to view pre-recorded presentations, share and discuss the powerful concepts. 

 

   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Paint Night: Mermaid Masterpieces  
   

Teens and tweens, (ages 10 - 18), come paint a mermaid masterpiece! All supplies will be provided.

Registration is required, and will open June 20.


Friday July 13, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Playdate at the Library: Ages Birth - 5  
   

Drop in for a morning of learning and fun! Children will enjoy a variety of activities in an interactive space where they can discover, build, create, and play.

Due to our large summer population, each event must be registered separately. However, families are welcome to sign up for as many as they like!  

Recommended for children birth to five years old and their caregivers.


Saturday July 14, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Messy Art with Miss Emma  
   

School aged children will experience a variety of mediums like colorful shaving cream, spraying paint from spray bottles, and making shaped bubbles! The goal will not be to make identical projects, but to enjoy and learn from the creative process. This event will be outside. Play clothes encouraged :).

 

Registration is required, and will be open June 20.

 


Wednesday July 18, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Teens and Tweens: Henna Tattoos  
   

Come and get a henna tattoo! Ages 10-18.

Registration required. Opens June 20.


Friday July 20, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Playdate at the Library: Ages Birth - 5  
   

Drop in for a morning of learning and fun! Children will enjoy a variety of activities in an interactive space where they can discover, build, create, and play.

Due to our large summer population, each event must be registered separately. However, families are welcome to sign up for as many as they like!  

Recommended for children birth to five years old and their caregivers.


Saturday July 21, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Family Story Time with Miss April  
   

Come read, sing, and play with us! Families will enjoy books, songs, a craft, and fun! Even our parachute may make an appearance. 

Registration is required, and will open on June 20.

This week's theme: music


Monday July 23, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Book Club  
   

Want to talk about books? Want to hear what everyone else has been reading? Like coffee? The last one is optional. Join us for Monday Morning Book Talks at 10:30 am.


Wednesday July 25, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Evening Book Club  
   
The Evening Book Club usually meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm to discuss that month’s book.
Wed Jul 25 The ghost map : the story of London’s most terrifying epidemic– and how it changed science, cities, and the modern world / Steven Johnson
 
All are welcome.  Copies of the current selection are available through the Circulation Desk.

Thursday July 26, 2018
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Storytelling with Joe Theroux  
   

Rhode Island storyteller Joe Theroux returns to present a collection of stories about humanity's universal language: music! Joe is known for his character-driven performances of tales from folklore, his personal experiences, and the murky depths of his imagination. Fun for the whole family!

Registration required, and opens June 20.


Friday July 27, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Kids Drum Class w/ Rick Morin  
   

Join musical performer Rick Morin of Rhythm Room Live in an interactive percussion performance! 

Registration is required, and will open June 20.


Wednesday August 1, 2018
   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Circus Dynamics  
   

Join us for our final major performance of the summer: Circus Dynamics! This is a juggling and balloon variety show that the whole family wouldn't want to miss.

 

Registration required, and opens on July 11.


Thursday August 2, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM End of Summer Closing Ceremony and Dance Party!!  
   

Drop in to celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program! Join us for pizza, your free book, certificate, crafts, and the big raffle announcement! Kids dance party to follow.

Unlimited registrants, but must register (so we have enough food and supplies)


Friday August 3, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Playdate: with Special Puppet Performance!  
   

Today's final playdate is special. A local aspiring puppeteer, age 9, will be performing an original show! 

Drop in for a morning of learning and fun! Children will enjoy a variety of activities in an interactive space where they can discover, build, create, and play.

Recommended for children birth to five years old and their caregivers.


Monday August 6, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Book Club  
   

Want to talk about books? Want to hear what everyone else has been reading? Like coffee? The last one is optional. Join us for Monday Morning Book Talks at 10:30 am.


Wednesday August 8, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Afternoon Bookclub  
   

The Afternoon Book Club usually meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 1:00 pm to discuss that month’s book:

Aug. 8  Siracusa / Delia Ephron

All are welcome.  Copies of the current selection are available through the Circulation Desk


Thursday August 9, 2018
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM WATCH AND DISCUSS TED TALKS AT THE LIBRARY  
   

 

TED is a nonpartisan nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks. The library is offering a way for patrons to view pre-recorded presentations, share and discuss the powerful concepts. 

 


Monday August 20, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Morning Book Club  
   

Want to talk about books? Want to hear what everyone else has been reading? Like coffee? The last one is optional. Join us for Monday Morning Book Talks at 10:30 am.


Wednesday August 22, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Evening Book Club  
   
The Evening Book Club usually meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm to discuss that month’s book.
 
Wed Aug 22 Hillbilly elegy : a memoir of a family and culture in crisis / J.D. Vance
 
All are welcome.  Copies of the current selection are available through the Circulation Desk.

Wednesday September 12, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Afternoon Bookclub  
   

The Afternoon Book Club usually meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 1:00 pm to discuss that month’s book:

Sept. 12  The People of the Book / Brooks, Geraldine

All are welcome.  Copies of the current selection are available through the Circulation Desk


Wednesday September 26, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Evening Book Club  
   
The Evening Book Club usually meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm to discuss that month’s book.
 
Wed Sep 26 Darktown : a novel / Thomas Mullen
 
All are welcome.  Copies of the current selection are available through the Circulation Desk.

Wednesday October 10, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Afternoon Bookclub  
   

The Afternoon Book Club usually meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 1:00 pm to discuss that month’s book:

Oct. 10 Still life / Louise Penny, first in her Canadian “ Three Pine” mystery series.

All are welcome.  Copies of the current selection are available through the Circulation Desk


Wednesday October 24, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Evening Book Club  
   
The Evening Book Club usually meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm to discuss that month’s book.
 
Wed Oct 24 The last painting of Sara De Vos : a novel / Dominic Smith
 
All are welcome.  Copies of the current selection are available through the Circulation Desk.

Wednesday November 14, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Afternoon Bookclub  
   

The Afternoon Book Club usually meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 1:00 pm to discuss that month’s book:

Nov. 14  The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen / Groen, Hendrik/ Velmans, Hester

All are welcome.  Copies of the current selection are available through the Circulation Desk


Wednesday November 28, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Evening Book Club  
   
The Evening Book Club usually meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm to discuss that month’s book.
 
Wed Nov 28 The little Paris bookshop : a novel / Nina George
 
All are welcome.  Copies of the current selection are available through the Circulation Desk.

Wednesday December 12, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Afternoon Bookclub  
   

The Afternoon Book Club usually meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 1:00 pm to discuss that month’s book:

Dec. 12 The family man / Elinor Lipman

All are welcome.  Copies of the current selection are available through the Circulation Desk


Wednesday January 9, 2019
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Afternoon Bookclub  
   

The Afternoon Book Club usually meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 1:00 pm to discuss that month’s book:

Jan. 9: Beartown : a novel / Fredrik Backman ; translated by Neil Smith

All are welcome.  Copies of the current selection are available through the Circulation Desk


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