Check out our latest newsletter: Newsletter Jan Feb 2020
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. Ages 13+
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! All ages.
January 22 – Cozy Movie Night: watch the classic movie “The Philadelphia Story” with Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, and Jimmy Stewart, and enjoy some popcorn in the cozy atmosphere of the library. Ages 13+
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. Ages 13+
February 5 – Do You Want to Paint a Snowman?: paint along to an acrylic tutorial and create your own snowman starry night. Ages 13+
February 12 – Bath Bombs: make your own aromatherapy bath bombs (a nice Valentine…). Ages 13+
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, 6pm
Join us for a fun family feature, Abominable, on the big screen! Popcorn will be provided! Abominable is rated PG and the runtime is 97 minutes. Registration is required.
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
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
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.
Drop in to craft with librarians and neighbors. Get started on a new project or bring one you’re working on. Beginner crocheting and knitting 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.
February 12th: Montana 1948 by Lawrence Watson
March 11th: Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
April 8th: Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
May 13th: The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
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?
No registration necessary
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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.
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