Upcoming Events

DFL Winter Newsletter 2019

FOLLOW THE FROG – RAINFOREST STORYTIME!
Saturday, May 11th, 10am
Join us to hear stories about the rainforest and its animals, followed by a craft. Stay and enjoy rainforest-friendly snacks and learn about ways that you and your family can “follow the frog” and protect the rainforest. This program is a part of the Roger Williams Zoo Eco-Agent program, empowering families to join the fight to protect the environment.  All ages.  Registration required.

SLEEPLESS IN RHODE ISLAND? STRATEGIES FOR A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP
Wednesday, May 15th, 6pm-7pm
Sleep is the foundation of physical and mental well-being. Yet for many of us, insomnia- insufficient, inconsistent, or fragmented sleep- has become all too common. In this workshop you will learn proven behavioral and relaxation strategies that will help you set the stage for the good night’s sleep your body needs and deserves. Presented by Rachel W. Silverman, MA, LMHC, from Rhode Island Sleep Therapy. Registration required.

BOOK, BAKE, AND PLANT SALE
Saturday, May 18th, 9am-1pm
Our semi-annual will feature books, CDs, DVDs, and audiobooks, as well as locally made crafts, and gently used tag sale items. Stop by to stock up on flower and vegetable seedlings and treats from our baked goods table – and support the library, too!

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, 10:15am-11:00am
PLUS Second Saturday of the month at 10am – April 13th, June 8th
Stories and crafts are geared toward 18 months-5 year-olds, but we encourage all ages to participate. Storytime session is 45 minutes long and features 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.

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT
Mondays and Fridays, 9:30am-10am
Music and Movement will be 30 minutes long and include songs, movement, and sensory activities.  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.

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.
May 8thThe Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
June 12th:  The Book that Matters Most by Ann Hood

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