Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, our library services, hours and policies may change often. We will update you here when we are required to make changes. If you have any questions, please call the library at 401-769-9044.  Here is our Phase 3 re-opening plan.


The library is open for limited in-person services. You are required to wear a face covering and adhere to physical distancing protocol if you visit us. You will be able to pick up your item holds at the checkout desk. You do not need an appointment for this service. Curbside pickup appointments are available by calling 401-767-4126. Limited browsing will be available in some areas of the library.

Notary and photocopying services are offered as walk-in services. Computer use is in the reference area and on a first-come, first-served basis. You are allowed one sign-on per day for 30 minutes maximum. The teen and children’s computers are not available for use at this time. Please call the Reference Department at 401-767-4124 for more information. Self-service faxing is available with the use of a credit or debit card only. We are not handling cash and cannot make change at this time.  We ask that you please bring dollar bills and coins for photocopying and computer printing. These machine do not take debit or credit cards.

We do not have public seating, tables or quiet study/meeting rooms available at this time. We are unable to accommodate family meetings at this time.

All items are to be returned in the outside book drop. DVDs and other media should be wrapped and secured with rubber bands to cushion them. All returns are quarantined for up to 72 hours and are backdated to the date of return. Fines for overdues during the pandemic are waived through February 28, 2021. We are not accepting book donations at this time.