Upcoming Events

DIY TERRARIUMS
Saturday, March 25th, 10am
Tired of snow, slush, and gray skies?  Need a little more green in your life?  Join us to create your own little moss-filled terrarium from all natural materials.  Ages 12+.  $5 materials fee.  Please call the library to register.

UKRAINIAN/PYSANKY EGG DECORATING
Saturday, April 1st, 2:30pm
Please join us at the library on Saturday, April 1st at 2:30 p.m. for a class in pysanky, or Ukrainian egg-making. Marilyn, Lynne, and Julia Heinzmann will bring all the supplies and will provide step-by-step instructions for you to make your very own beautiful (real!) egg using this traditional wax-resist method. The process is a bit messy, though, so wear old clothes and prepare to have fun!  Please call the library to register.

SECOND SATURDAY AUTHOR EVENT – DEBBIE KAIMAN TILLINGHAST
Saturday, April 8th, 2pm
Join us to welcome Rhode Island author Debbie Kaiman Tillinghast as she reads from and discusses her 2015 book, The Ferry Home, “a captivating memoir of growing  up in the 1950’s on the small island of Prudence”.  Books will be available for purchase and signing.  Refreshments will be served.  Free.

CASEY FARM’S PROJECT CHICK
Friday, April 21st, 10:30am
An educator from Casey Farm will bring Dominique chicks and eggs to the library to talk about bird life cycles and the farm life of a free range chicken in this hands-on program (we will hold chicks!).
Free.  All ages.

CRAFT AND COLOR
Wednesdays, 6pm-7pm
Drop-in for coloring and crafting.  We’ll provide coloring and crafting supplies, warm drinks, and refreshments.  Get started on a new project or bring one you’re working on.

STORYTIME
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 45 to 60 minutes long and includes songs, rhymes, fingerplays, flannelboards, several books, and a craft! Please email us (staff@davisvillefreelibrary.org) or call to sign up (884-5524). Drop-ins are also welcome at any session.

LEGO® MAKERS CLUB
Anytime!
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.

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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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 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:

      • Homework Help RI – Live, one-on-one online help every day from 2PM-10PM
      • 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