Upcoming Events

TRIVIA NIGHT FUNDRAISER RETURNS
Please join us for our Trivia Night fundraiser on October 25th at the St. Francis de Sales parish hall.  Last year this event was a blast – bring your friends for a fun night out!  $20 tax deductible donation, all proceeds benefit the library, refreshments served.

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SECOND SATURDAYS AUTHOR EVENT:  PADMA VENKATRAMAN
Saturday, November 8th, 2pm
Padma Venkatraman will read from her latest book, A Time to Dance, just released a few months ago to rave reviews. Following the reading she will answer questions and sign copies of her book, which will be available for purchase.

Loosely based on the inspiring stories of a few “differently-abled” dancers, A Time to Dance tells the story of Veda, a teenager in Chennai, India, who loses a leg in an accident and must re-learn how to dance. Even more it is a novel about spiritual awakening, the power of art, love and the resilience of the human spirit.

BOOK, BAKE AND CRAFT SALE
Saturday, November 15th, 9am-2pm
We will be selling adult and children’s fiction and non-fiction – $2 for hard-covers and $1 for paperbacks. All children’s books are $.50.  We will also have a table of handmade crafts by local crafters and a tag sale—all proceeds from all sales will go to the library. Start your holiday shopping here!

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.

LEGO® MAKERS CLUB
Saturdays, 10am-11am
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.

STORYTIME
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 (staff@davisvillefreelibrary.org) or call to sign up (884-5524). Drop-ins are also welcome at any session.

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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.

 

 

TECH NIGHT@DFL
Wednesdays from 3PM-7PM
We’ll answer your tech help questions,
such as:
*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?
*And more…
No registration necessary

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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.

 

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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:

 

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