Upcoming Events

*** The library will be CLOSED Monday, May 2nd – Thursday, May 12th for renovations and will re-open on Friday, May 13th.  There will be NO STORYTIME for the next two weeks.***

Saturday, May 14th, 2pm
Bob Geake is a local historian and the author of several books on Rhode Island and New England history, including A History of the Narragansett Tribe: Keepers of the Bay, Native and New Americans, Historic Taverns of Rhode Island, A History of the Providence River, The New England Mariner Tradition, and Colonial New England Curiosities. Mr. Geake is a docent at Smith’s Castle in Wickford, and serves on its educational planning committee.  Please join us for a discussion of his works.  Books will be available for purchase and signing.  Free.  No registration required.

Saturday, May 21st, 9am-2pm
Our Semi-Annual Book Sale will feature hundreds of pre-owned books and DVDs for purchase, a baked goods table, and crafts by local artisans.  Raffle baskets will be on display and tickets will be sold – $1/ticket or 6 tickets for $5.  Outdoors we will be selling plants (vegetables and flowers) and tag sale items, weather permitting.  All proceeds benefit the library!
The library is gladly accepting donations of used books, DVDs and CDs, yard sale items, and raffle basket items for this event.  Raffle basket themes are:  Gardening, Entertainment, Toys and Games, and Cooking.

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.

Mondays and Fridays at 10am
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.

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


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:

Davisville Free Library
481 Davisville Road, North Kingstown, RI  02852