Maury Loontjens Memorial Library

Narragansett, Rhode Island

Wednesday August 5, 2020
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fractured Fairy Tales Writing Group

Grades 3-8, 5 people maximum. Imagine your own fairy tale! In this writing group you will be learning about the structure of classic fairy tales, get the chance to write your own version, and share them with the group. This will take place outside on our front lawn and we will practice social distancing. We ask that you please wear a mask and only come if you are feeling healthy. If you do not have a mask, we will provide one for you. Rain date: August 6.

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)

Grades 3-8, 5 people maximum. Imagine your own fairy tale! In this writing group you will be learning about the structure of classic fairy tales, get the chance to write your own version, and share them with the group. This will take place outside on our front lawn and we will practice social distancing. We ask that you please wear a mask and only come if you are feeling healthy. If you do not have a mask, we will provide one for you. Rain date: August 6.

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)

Friday August 7, 2020
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1:00 AM - 1:05 AM
Adult Summer Explore

  1. Join by Registering for Summer Explore 
  2. Pick up your  Summer Explore Bingo card at the library  or print it here
  3. Mark off your completed activities on your  Bingo card.
  4. Show the Circulation Desk   (or call or email  Marilyn Sherman at narlib@narlib.org or 401-789-9507 ex 4)  your completed BINGO activities  to earn a raffle ticket for each completed activity.  
  5. Those who complete a BINGO card  earn a  bonus five raffle tickets and FABULOUS GIFT. ;)
  6. All raffle tickets must be in by  Thursday, the 20th of  August.  The  Raffle winners will be announced  on Monday, August 24th. The Grand Prize is a Kindle Fire.

  1. Join by Registering for Summer Explore 
  2. Pick up your  Summer Explore Bingo card at the library  or print it here
  3. Mark off your completed activities on your  Bingo card.
  4. Show the Circulation Desk   (or call or email  Marilyn Sherman at narlib@narlib.org or 401-789-9507 ex 4)  your completed BINGO activities  to earn a raffle ticket for each completed activity.  
  5. Those who complete a BINGO card  earn a  bonus five raffle tickets and FABULOUS GIFT. ;)
  6. All raffle tickets must be in by  Thursday, the 20th of  August.  The  Raffle winners will be announced  on Monday, August 24th. The Grand Prize is a Kindle Fire.

Wednesday August 12, 2020
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Afternoon Book Club

The Afternoon Book Club will meet to discuss

The Lost Man by Jane Harper.
 

 

 

The Afternoon Book Club will meet to discuss

The Lost Man by Jane Harper.
 

 

 

Friday August 14, 2020
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1:00 AM - 1:05 AM
Adult Summer Explore

  1. Join by Registering for Summer Explore 
  2. Pick up your  Summer Explore Bingo card at the library  or print it here
  3. Mark off your completed activities on your  Bingo card.
  4. Show the Circulation Desk   (or call or email  Marilyn Sherman at narlib@narlib.org or 401-789-9507 ex 4)  your completed BINGO activities  to earn a raffle ticket for each completed activity.  
  5. Those who complete a BINGO card  earn a  bonus five raffle tickets and FABULOUS GIFT. ;)
  6. All raffle tickets must be in by  Thursday, the 20th of  August.  The  Raffle winners will be announced  on Monday, August 24th. The Grand Prize is a Kindle Fire.

  1. Join by Registering for Summer Explore 
  2. Pick up your  Summer Explore Bingo card at the library  or print it here
  3. Mark off your completed activities on your  Bingo card.
  4. Show the Circulation Desk   (or call or email  Marilyn Sherman at narlib@narlib.org or 401-789-9507 ex 4)  your completed BINGO activities  to earn a raffle ticket for each completed activity.  
  5. Those who complete a BINGO card  earn a  bonus five raffle tickets and FABULOUS GIFT. ;)
  6. All raffle tickets must be in by  Thursday, the 20th of  August.  The  Raffle winners will be announced  on Monday, August 24th. The Grand Prize is a Kindle Fire.

Friday August 21, 2020
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1:00 AM - 1:05 AM
Adult Summer Explore

  1. Join by Registering for Summer Explore 
  2. Pick up your  Summer Explore Bingo card at the library  or print it here
  3. Mark off your completed activities on your  Bingo card.
  4. Show the Circulation Desk   (or call or email  Marilyn Sherman at narlib@narlib.org or 401-789-9507 ex 4)  your completed BINGO activities  to earn a raffle ticket for each completed activity.  
  5. Those who complete a BINGO card  earn a  bonus five raffle tickets and FABULOUS GIFT. ;)
  6. All raffle tickets must be in by  Thursday, the 20th of  August.  The  Raffle winners will be announced  on Monday, August 24th. The Grand Prize is a Kindle Fire.

  1. Join by Registering for Summer Explore 
  2. Pick up your  Summer Explore Bingo card at the library  or print it here
  3. Mark off your completed activities on your  Bingo card.
  4. Show the Circulation Desk   (or call or email  Marilyn Sherman at narlib@narlib.org or 401-789-9507 ex 4)  your completed BINGO activities  to earn a raffle ticket for each completed activity.  
  5. Those who complete a BINGO card  earn a  bonus five raffle tickets and FABULOUS GIFT. ;)
  6. All raffle tickets must be in by  Thursday, the 20th of  August.  The  Raffle winners will be announced  on Monday, August 24th. The Grand Prize is a Kindle Fire.

Wednesday August 26, 2020
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Evening Book Club

The Evening Book Club will meet to discuss

Bluest Eye—Toni Morrison

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Evening Book Club will meet to discuss

Bluest Eye—Toni Morrison

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday September 9, 2020
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Afternoon Book Club

The Afternoon Book Club will meet to discuss

Where the Crawdad’s Sing- -Delia Owen.

 

 

 

 

The Afternoon Book Club will meet to discuss

Where the Crawdad’s Sing- -Delia Owen.

 

 

 

 

 
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7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Overcoming Stress and Anxiety Using Meditation

Overcoming Stress and Anxiety Using Meditation

We are living in a time that feels often confusing and stressful.  Incorporating meditation in our lives can be the change that can make a big difference.  Join Dr. Andrew Vidich, educator, author and an international speaker as he teaches a simple meditation technique to increase personal well-being. There will even be a short meditation sitting.
 

ANDREW VIDICH Ph.D.
Brief Bio
 
Andrew Vidich, PhD, is an, educator, international speaker, and author/editor of more than five books.  His books include Love is a Secret (1990), critically acclaimed by the Institute of Noetic Sciences, which stated that "it provided a great service to readers interested in the deeper dimensions of mystical love." He was a contributing author to The Heart of the Healer, an investigation into the nature of healing (1987), which sold more than twenty thousand copies, Light Upon Light : 5 Master Pathways to Awaken the Mindful Self. His newest book, is co-authored with Art Stein and is entitled, Let There Be Light: Experiencing Inner Light Across the World’s Sacred Traditions.
Dr. Vidich has been an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Religion at Manhattan College in Riverdale, NY and at Iona College in New Rochelle where he taught courses in the nature and experience of religion, meditation, death and dying and Islamic studies.  Dr. Vidich lectures and presents experiential workshops at conferences, radio and TV shows, colleges and book stores throughout the world on a variety of topics.  He is the co-founder of The Interfaith Council of New York and member of World Parliament of Religions Task Force on War, Violence and Hate Speech.  He has been studying meditation for 48 years under the guidance of three world renowned meditation teachers.

 

There are 50 spaces available.

Overcoming Stress and Anxiety Using Meditation

We are living in a time that feels often confusing and stressful.  Incorporating meditation in our lives can be the change that can make a big difference.  Join Dr. Andrew Vidich, educator, author and an international speaker as he teaches a simple meditation technique to increase personal well-being. There will even be a short meditation sitting.
 

ANDREW VIDICH Ph.D.
Brief Bio
 
Andrew Vidich, PhD, is an, educator, international speaker, and author/editor of more than five books.  His books include Love is a Secret (1990), critically acclaimed by the Institute of Noetic Sciences, which stated that "it provided a great service to readers interested in the deeper dimensions of mystical love." He was a contributing author to The Heart of the Healer, an investigation into the nature of healing (1987), which sold more than twenty thousand copies, Light Upon Light : 5 Master Pathways to Awaken the Mindful Self. His newest book, is co-authored with Art Stein and is entitled, Let There Be Light: Experiencing Inner Light Across the World’s Sacred Traditions.
Dr. Vidich has been an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Religion at Manhattan College in Riverdale, NY and at Iona College in New Rochelle where he taught courses in the nature and experience of religion, meditation, death and dying and Islamic studies.  Dr. Vidich lectures and presents experiential workshops at conferences, radio and TV shows, colleges and book stores throughout the world on a variety of topics.  He is the co-founder of The Interfaith Council of New York and member of World Parliament of Religions Task Force on War, Violence and Hate Speech.  He has been studying meditation for 48 years under the guidance of three world renowned meditation teachers.

 

There are 50 spaces available.

Wednesday September 23, 2020
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Evening Book Club

The Evening Book Club will meet to discuss

The Doctor Broad—Barbara Roberts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Evening Book Club will meet to discuss

The Doctor Broad—Barbara Roberts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday October 14, 2020
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Afternoon Book Club

The Afternoon Book Club will meet to discuss

I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer—Michelle McNamara. 

 

 

 

 

The Afternoon Book Club will meet to discuss

I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer—Michelle McNamara. 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday October 28, 2020
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Evening Book Club

The Evening Book Club will meet to discuss

Share a book you are thankful you read!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Evening Book Club will meet to discuss

Share a book you are thankful you read!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday November 18, 2020
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Afternoon Book Club

The Afternoon Book Club will meet to discuss

THERE THERE - Tommy Orange.  Share a book you are thankful you read!

 

 

 

 

 

The Afternoon Book Club will meet to discuss

THERE THERE - Tommy Orange.  Share a book you are thankful you read!

 

 

 

 

 

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Evening Book Club

The Evening Book Club will meet to discuss

There, There—Tommy Orange—Nov. 18, Finalize Ballot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Evening Book Club will meet to discuss

There, There—Tommy Orange—Nov. 18, Finalize Ballot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday December 9, 2020
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Afternoon Book Club

The Afternoon Book Club will meet to discuss

Dear Mrs. Bird by AJ Pearce.

 

 

 

 

 

The Afternoon Book Club will meet to discuss

Dear Mrs. Bird by AJ Pearce.

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday December 16, 2020
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Evening Book Club

The Evening Book Club will meet to discuss

The Case of the missing Servant–Tarquin Hall.   Vote on Books for 2021

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Evening Book Club will meet to discuss

The Case of the missing Servant–Tarquin Hall.   Vote on Books for 2021

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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