Upcoming Events

A BUSHEL OF BOOKS: AN APPLE STORYTIME
Saturday, September 14th, 10:30am
Listen to stories, sing songs, and more at our special apple-themed Saturday morning storytime! After our craft, stick around for an apple taste-test! Stories are selected for ages 2-6, but all are welcome. Registration is required.

FIRE SAFETY WITH THE NORTH KINGSTOWN FIRE DEPARTMENT
Wednesday, September 18th, 4:30pm
Learn all about staying safe in a fire or emergency from a firefighter with the North Kingstown Fire Department. Learn all the parts of a firefighter’s gear, how to prepare before a fire, how to safely escape in case of a fire, and explore a real fire engine! Ages 3-12. Registration required.
Presented in partnership with the North Kingstown Fire Department.

TWEEN NIGHT
Friday, September 27th, 6-8pm
Join us for a fun night of pizza, Minecraft, MarioKart, Just Dance, crafts, and games.  Space is limited and registration is required.  Ages 8-12.

AROUND THE WORLD BOOK CLUB
1st Wednesday of the month, 5-6pm, beginning with a kick-off party on October 2nd
Travel around the world with books! Read a different book each month, then come to the library to discuss the book and the area of the world that the book is set in, stamp your passport for each continent, and enjoy some related snacks! Ages 6-11. Register with your librarian!

FAMILY GAME NIGHT
Wednesday, October 9th, 5-7pm
Join us for a Family Game Night! Board games will be available for use at the library, but we encourage you to bring your favorite game, also. Snacks will be provided! Come by anytime between 5 and 7pm to join in the fun!

PUMPKIN DECORATING CONTEST
Drop off: Wednesday, October 16th
Winner announced: Wednesday, October 30th
Decorate a small pumpkin to look like your favorite character from a book. Then, leave your pumpkin with us to be displayed at the library and voted on by library patrons! The pumpkin with the most votes by October 30 wins a prize! Children of all ages. Registration required. Pick up decoration guidelines at the desk.

HOCUS POCUS MOVIE NIGHT
Friday, October 18th
When three outlandishly wild witches are accidentally conjured up by pranksters, they return from 17th century Salem and set out to cast a spell on the town, but first they must outwit three kids and a talking cat. Rated PG,  96 min.  Registration Required.  Popcorn will be provided!

TRIVIA NIGHT
Saturday, October 26th, 7-10pm
Support the library at our annual Trivia Night fundraiser!  Compete for prizes and enjoy free refreshments!  This event will be held at Driscoll Hall, St. Francis De Sales Church, 381 School St., North Kingstown, RI.  Tickets are available for purchase at the Davisville Free Library. Tickets will be $25 if purchased in advance at the library or $30 at the door on the night of the event.

STORYTIME
Mondays and Fridays, 10:15am, beginning Friday, September 6th
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, beginning Friday, September 6th
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.

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.

September 11th: This is How it Always Is by Laurie Frankel
October 9th: The Red Thread by Ann Hood
November 13th: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

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