Upcoming Events

The library will be CLOSED on Monday, December 24th and Wednesday, December 26th
The library will be open 9:30am-2pm on Monday, December 31st

NEW HOURS
MON  9:30-5
WED  2-7
FRI  9:30-5
SAT 10-3

S’MORES AND SONGS
Wednesday, December 19th, 5:30-7pm
Join us for s’mores by the fireplace and a sing-along with Joel Beauchemin of Fiddle N’ Fun.  All ages.  Please call the library or email us at staff@davisvillefreelibrary.org to sign up.

A SEASON OF HYGGE
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.

Wednesdays at 6pm
January 16th – Bullet Journaling:  learn about the bullet journaling trend and start your own for the new year
January 23rd – Soup & Comfort:   choose a soup recipe from Soup & Comfort to make at home and bring in a crock pot to share with others
January 30th – Happy Little Painting:  paint a winter landscape along with a master of the calm and joyful attitude
February 6th – Movie Night:  watch “Finding Hygge:  a documentary exploring Denmark’s secret to happiness” and “the true meaning of hygge and how to find it”
February 13th – Bath Bombs:  make your own aromatherapy bath bombs (a nice Valentine…)
February 20th – Mmm, Chocolate: – choose a recipe to share; an assortment of chocolate cookbooks will be available at the library

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.

STORYTIME
Mondays and Fridays:
9:30-10:00 and
10:15-11:00

PLUS Second Saturday of the month at 10am – January 12th
Stories and crafts are geared toward 18 months-5 year-olds, but we encourage all ages to participate. The 9:30 “Music and Movement” will be 30 minutes and include songs, movement, and sensory activities.  The 10:15 Storytime session will be 45 minutes long and feature songs, books, sensory activities, and a craft.  This is an inclusive program – sensory activities and supports for children with special needs incorporated into each session.  Please email us (staff@davisvillefreelibrary.org) or call to sign up (884-5524). Drop-ins are also welcome at any session.

PAGES TO POPCORN BOOK CLUB
Join Sarah and Amanda to read, watch, and discuss books and their movie adaptations.  This book club is committed to settling the eternal question: Which is better – the book or the movie? January will be our last meeting of Pages to Popcorn.  Look for information about our new book club to follow…

6:30pm, Wednesday, January 9th – The Zookeeper’s Wife

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 13thThe Sun Does Shine by Anthony Ray Hinton
March 13thBookshop on the Corner by Jenny Colgan

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