CHECK OUT OUR FALL NEWSLETTER: NewsletterFall2014
MOVIE NIGHT: LABYRINTH
Friday, November 21st, 6pm
Watch a movie and eat popcorn with friends at the library. Fifteen-year-old Sarah accidentally wishes her baby half-brother, Toby, away to the Goblin King Jareth who will keep Toby if Sarah does not complete his Labyrinth in thirteen hours. Starring: David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Toby Froud.
Rated PG, 101 minutes.
All ages are invited to decorate Graham Cracker Houses with icing and candy on Saturday, December 6th from 10-11am. This event is limited to 15 houses, so please call the library to sign up. Only 3 houses left!
WINTER OPEN HOUSE
Drop in for s’mores and cocoa by the fire on Wednesday, December 10th from 5-7pm. Come and chat with the library staff and your neighbors over marshmallow skewers! At 6pm Ms. Sarah will read One Winter’s Day, a story about giving.
SECOND SATURDAYS AUTHOR EVENT – JANET TAYLOR LISLE
Acclaimed children’s author, Janet Taylor Lisle, will be the guest author for the Davisville Free Library 2nd Saturday Series on December 13, 2014 at 2pm. Children are welcome to come with their parents to hear her read and talk about writing, but adults will find her stories – frequently based in Rhode Island – fascinating as well. Several of her titles will be available for purchase and signing. What a wonderful opportunity to pick up an early holiday gift for that favorite child on your gift list! No fee, no pre-registration necessary. Light refreshments will be served.
LEGO® MAKERS CLUB
Imagine, design and build—come play and construct with our LEGOs® in the Children’s Room! The library received a gift of over 1,000 LEGO® bricks for our Makers to use in their creations! Share your project at the library—display space available. No registration necessary.
Mondays and Fridays at 10AM – ***Fall Storytime will begin on Monday, September 8th***
Stories and crafts are geared toward 2-6 year-olds, but we encourage all ages to participate. Each session is about 45 to 60 minutes long and includes songs, rhymes, fingerplays, flannelboards, several books, and a craft! Please stop by the library, email us (email@example.com) or call to sign up (884-5524). Drop-ins are also welcome at any session.
THANK YOU, AGGIE BARNES!
Aggie Barnes, of A. Barnes Creative Solutions, donated her time and expertise to create a new logo for the library (see left)! We are thrilled to have a professional logo to help promote the library. Visit abarnescreative.com for more information on Aggie’s local graphic design business.
Wednesdays from 3PM-7PM
We’ll answer your tech help questions,
*How do I set up an email account?
*How do I download free library books to my e-reader or tablet using E-Zone?
*How do I download free audiobooks to my iPod?
No registration necessary
E-Books AVAILABLE Through E-Zone
If you have a Kindle, Nook, iPad or other e-reader you can download e-books for free through Ocean State Libraries E-Zone.
AskRI: Rhode Island’s Online Reference Resource Center
RI makes available to all residents several online reference resources through the AskRI.org website. This includes:
- Heritage Quest - search your genealogy
- Homework Help RI - Live, one-on-one online help every day from 2PM-10PM
- Learning Express - Practice tests (SAT, ACT, GED, Civil Service Exams, etc.)
- Mango Languages - online language learning system – available as an iPhone app, too!