Upcoming Events

Check out our latest newsletter:  Newsletter Jan Feb 2020

GRAHAM CRACKER HOUSES
Saturday, December 7th, 10-11am
All ages are invited to decorate Graham Cracker Houses with icing and candy.  This event is limited to 15 houses (sharing is encouraged!) so please call the library to register.  *Accepting Wait List Registrations*

S’MORES AND THE POLAR EXPRESS
Wednesday, December 18th, 5-7pm, reading at 6pm
Join us for s’mores and hot chocolate by the fire from 5-7pm and a reading of The Polar Express with Ms. Amanda at 6pm.  Registration is required.

A SEASON OF HYGGE
Wednesdays at 6pm, unless otherwise noted
Experience the Danish concept of cozy togetherness with this series of programs focusing on the creation of a warm and soothing atmosphere during the darkest days of winter.  Each Wednesday evening, we’ll work on a different creative process while enjoying a crackling fire, warm cocoa, and the company of others. Registration is required for all programs.

January 8 – Bullet (or dot) Journaling 101:  learn about the dot journaling trend and start your own for the new year
January 15 – Family Game Night (5-7pm):   get together with your family and neighbors to play some fun board games! Bring a snack to share!
January 22 – Cozy Movie Night:  watch a cozy movie and enjoy some popcorn in the cozy atmosphere of the library
January 29 – Soup & Comfort: choose a soup recipe from Soup & Comfort to make at home and bring in a crock pot to share with others
February 5 – Do You Want to Paint a Snowman?:  paint along to an acrylic tutorial and create your own snowman starry night
February 12 – Bath Bombs:  make your own aromatherapy bath bombs (a nice Valentine…)

TWEEN NIGHT
Friday, January 17th, 6-8pm
Join us for a fun night of pizza, Minecraft, MarioKart, Just Dance, crafts, and games.  Space is limited and registration is required, so please sign up at the library or call 401-884-5524 to register.  Ages 8-12.

PANCAKES & PICTURE BOOKS
Saturday, February 8th, 10am
Listen to pancake stories during a special Saturday morning pancake-themed Storytime!  Then join us for a pancake feast!  Pajamas are optional. Stories selected for ages 2-6, but all ages are welcome. Registration is required.  Space is limited, so please call the library to sign up soon!

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT
Friday, February 21st
Join us for a fun family feature on the big screen!  Popcorn will be provided!  Registration is required.  Movie TBA.

STORYTIME
Mondays and Fridays, 10:15am
Storytime will be feature songs, books, sensory activities, and/or a craft.  Storytime is designed for ages 1-6, but children of all ages and abilities are welcome at any session! No registration necessary.

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT
Fridays, 9:30am
Music and Movement will include songs, movement, and sensory activities.  This program is designed for ages 0-2, but children of all ages and abilities are always welcome at any session! No registration necessary.

LIBRARY PLAY HOUR
Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30pm
Come in to play with your kids in our children’s room. Play with Legos, blocks, puzzles, a puppet theater, and more! Connect with your kids and other families through play! Ages 0-6, but siblings of all ages are always welcome.

COZY CRAFT NIGHT
Wednesdays from 6-7pm
Drop in to craft with librarians and neighbors.  Get started on a new project or bring one you’re working on. Beginner knitting and crocheting instruction available.  No registration necessary.

THE LIT BOOK CLUB
Our new book club will meet on the second Wednesday of each month at 7pm.  All are welcome!  Each month we’ll read and discuss a work of fiction or nonfiction – book club members will take turns choosing a title.  Snacks will be provided.  Please call or email to register.

January 8th: The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
February 12th: Montana 1948 by Lawrence Watson
March 11th: Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly

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 phone?
*And more…
No registration necessary

Our Hours:
Monday  9:30-5
Wednesday  2-7
Friday  9:30-5
Saturday  10-3

AMAZON SMILE
Did you know that you can start your Amazon shopping at Amazon Smile and .5% of your eligible purchases will be donated to the Davisville Library?  It’s easy!  Click here to try it out.

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E-Books and Audiobooks 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:

  • Learning Express – Practice tests (SAT, ACT, GED, Civil Service Exams, etc.)
  • Mango Languages – online language learning system – available as an iPhone app, too! 

Davisville Free Library
481 Davisville Road, North Kingstown, RI  02852
401-884-5524
staff@davisvillefreelibrary.org