Last Wednesday of each month, 5-6pm
Build with different blocks – be creative! Try out our monthly challenge, as well. For ages 6+.
COCOA CLUB BECOMES LEMONADE CLUB FOR SPRING!
First Monday of June, 4-4:45pm
Listen to a story while enjoying some lemonade. Stay for a craft for some after-school fun! Registration is required.
THE LIT BOOK CLUB
Our 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. Please call or email to register.
May: Lost Summers of Newport, by Karen White, Beatriz Williams, and Lauren Willig
June: Haven Point, by Virginia Hume
TAKE AND MAKE JOURNALING FOR ADULTS
Available while supplies last, beginning June 26th
Receive a journal and pen to start journaling in order to “find your voice” or express it.
TAKE AND MAKE TINY ART
Available while supplies last, beginning June 26th
Receive a “tiny” canvas and paint to create a work of art around the theme of “Find Your Voice”. Return your canvas to the library to have it displayed for the summer and be featured in our end of summer Tiny Art Show.
BLACK OUT POETRY
Wednesday, June 28th, 6pm
This program, for teens +, will allow you to express yourself through poetry. What is blackout poetry? Blackout poetry is when you take a written piece of text from a book, newspaper, or magazine and black out words, in order to come up with your very own poetry! Registration required.
MOVIE NIGHT – “SING”
Friday, July 7th, 6pm
Join us to watch “Sing” on the big screen. Popcorn will be provided. For all ages. Registration required.
NATURE STORIES WITH THE RI AUDUBON SOCIETY
Monday, July 10th, 1pm
Listen to a story, do some activities, and meet a live animal! For Pre-K – 2nd grade. Registration required.
Saturday, July 15th, 1pm
Create a “kindness rock” and/or make your own family words resist art. All supplies are provided. For all ages. Registration required.
ART WITH WORDS WITH NICOLE PICHETTE
Wednesday, July 19th, 6pm
Create a work of art using words. All supplies are provided, just bring your ideas (or a picture) of what you would like to create. For middle school +. Registration required.
FIDDLE N’ FUN WITH JOEL BEAUCHEMIN
Wednesday, July 26th, 6pm
Back by popular demand, Fiddle N’ Fun returns as part of the events lineup for the 2023 Summer Reading Program “Find Your Voice”. Kids (and parents) will be singing, dancing, shaking parachutes, and learning to play the Fiddlestix (locally-made). Especially for ages 2 -10, this is an exciting, interactive performance that should not be missed! Visit fiddlenfun.com or Fiddle N’ Fun on Facebook. Registration required. Sponsored by Navigant Credit Union.
BUILD A BOOK HUT
Monday, July 31st, 3-5pm
Have fun helping to construct and weave together branches and vines into a book hut in the Library’s backyard. Popsicles will be served. The book hut project will be completed and ready to share by the library’s end of summer celebration on Friday, August 4th! Grades 2-8. Registration required.
FANTASY STORIES COME ALIVE
Wednesday, August 2nd, 4-5:30 pm
Come create a super short story, poem, graphic novel, or play inspired by the magical illustrations of artist Elise Hurst—found in The Storyteller’s Handbook. Be wowed by how everyone (individually or as a writing team) invents their unique tale. Time will be given for the creation of a few group stories, individual writing, and sharing! Grades 2-8. Registration required.
OPEN “MIC” NIGHT AND TINY ART SHOW
Friday, August 2nd, 3-5pm
Bring something you’ve created or that speaks to you, a piece of art, a poem, a story, a song, etc. to share with us. Also enjoy some snacks while perusing the community’s tiny art show. For families. Sponsored by Navigant Credit Union. Registration required.
Fridays, 10:00am and Mondays, 1pm
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 0-4, but children of all ages and abilities are always welcome at any session! No registration necessary.
1st Saturday of each month, 10am
Listen to stories, sing songs, do crafts, and more at our Saturday storytimes! Storytimes will be held on the first Saturday of each month at 10am. Books are chosen for 18mos-5yrs, but all ages are welcome. This program lasts approximately 30 minutes, followed by an informal playtime.
First Friday of each month, 3-5pm
Join us for a Scrabble Game Day! Enjoy some cozy fun with other scrabble lovers. No registration required.
Drop in to craft with librarians and neighbors. Get started on a new project or bring one you’re working on. Beginner crocheting instruction available. No registration necessary.
TECH NIGHT @ DFL
Wednesdays from 3pm-6pm
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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