Program Room

Homeschooling 101

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Homeschooling 101 is for parents who are interested in learning more about homeschooling.

How you you begin? Is there a network of parents who homeschool? How do you choose a curriculum?

What you need to know to get started will be covered in this program.

Zombie Survival for Teens

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Imagine the Zombie Apocolypse was upon us...what would you need to know in order to survive?

Learn real life skills and techniques for the zombie apocalypse! In this hands-on workshop teens will learn:

-Basic first aid and first aid kits
-How to shoot a real crossbow (with safe foam- tipped arrows designed for indoors)
-How to design an emergency bag or Bug Out Bag
-How to "lost proof" yourself
-Knots and lashings
-How to construct an emergency shelter
-How and where to make camp


Jedi Academy for Teens

Repeats every week until Fri Aug 18 2017 .
Fri, 08/04/2017 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Fri, 08/11/2017 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Fri, 08/18/2017 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Make safe swords with pvc pipe, foam insulation and colorful duct tape.

Learn the styles of Sith and Jedi from our resident stage combat expert.

Battle with friends.


Great for middle and high school students

Stories from India & Henna hand art

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Listen to stories from India and also get your hand decorated with henna art.

Only 20 spots available for Henna. Everyone welcome to listen to stories.

Wednesday August 2nd 2-3pm

Great for ages 5  & up. Teens welcome too.


Sponsored by RI Center for the Book.

Big Nazo

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Great for ages 7-12

Big Nazo makes foam puppet masks. This is a free fantasic workshop. Everything is supplied by libray and Big Nazo. Just bring your imagination.


Mon, 08/14/2017 - 12:00am - 9:00pm

The library is closed in observance of Victory Day.


Tue, 07/04/2017 - 12:00am - 5:00pm

The Library is closed in observance of Independence Day.

Getting Started Series

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Getting Started Series

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Hosted by the Rhode Island Geriatric Education Center

June 21   Part 3- Legal and Financial Considerations of AD
Basic legal and financial considerations will be discussed when planning for the journey
through Alzheimer's Disease.

There is no cost to attend but it is requested that you pre-register. To reserve a seat, please call the Rhode Island Chapter at:1-800-272-3900

Getting Started Series

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm