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SECOND SATURDAYS AUTHOR SERIES
Saturday, April 11th, 2pm
Rhode Island author Marjorie Harrison will read from and discuss her contemporary Christian romance novel, Coming Home. Free refreshments. No registration necessary.
TASTY SATURDAY FUNDRAISER
Saturday, April 11th, 6-8pm
A Wine/Pastry/Cheese-Tasting Fundraising Event
Wickford Package Store
Please purchase in advance.
All proceeds to benefit the library.
CASEY FARM PROJECT CHICK
Friday, April 24th, 3pm
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 (you will hold chicks!)
Free. All ages.
MOVIE NIGHT: THE BOXTROLLS
Friday, April 24th, 6pm
A young orphaned boy raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors tries to save his friends from an evil exterminator. Based on the children’s novel ‘Here Be Monsters’ by Alan Snow. Rated: PG, 96 mins.
Come check out our new screen and Surround Sound, purchased with a grant from the Champlin Foundation.
FINANCIAL FITNESS WITH BRIAN TRAPANI
Wednesday, April 29th, 6:30-8:30pm
How do you live for today while preparing a financial foundation for the realities of tomorrow? What are your life and financial goals? Put your learning cap on and attend our Financial Fitness class! We’ll review the basics of Financial Literacy, help you assess your current situation, and give you the knowledge to take a confident step forward toward your financial future. Our 2 hour class provides financial education that goes beyond the basics. Free. Please register at 884-5524.
LEGO® MAKERS CLUB
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.
Mondays and Fridays at 10am – ***Winter Storytime will begin on Monday, January 5th***
Stories and crafts are geared toward 2-6 year-olds, but we encourage all ages to participate. Each session is about 45 to 60 minutes long and includes songs, rhymes, fingerplays, flannelboards, several books, and a craft! Please stop by the library, email us (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call to sign up (884-5524). Drop-ins are also welcome at any session.
THANK YOU, AGGIE BARNES!
Aggie Barnes, of A. Barnes Creative Solutions, donated her time and expertise to create a new logo for the library (see left)! We are thrilled to have a professional logo to help promote the library. Visit abarnescreative.com for more information on Aggie’s local graphic design business.
Wednesdays from 3pm-7pm
We’ll answer your tech help questions,
*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?
No registration necessary
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.
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:
- Heritage Quest – search your genealogy
- 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