Reading Group

Adult Reading Group

A limited  number of books are available at the main desk.


Thanks to Rogers Williams University for the display in our main floor foyer.
Here are some more events.

From Roger Williams University’s Website:

February 7, 2019

A celebration of the library exhibition: “Kurt Vonnegut & Slaughterhouse-Five,” Open during library house through March 31, 2019
Mary Tefft While Cultural Center, Roger Williams University Library

February 28, 2019

Vonnegut and Slaughterhouse-Five: Fifty Years On, And So It Goes 
Keynote Panel featuring Rick Moody, Ginger Strand, and Nanette Vonnegut – Mary Tefft White Cultural Center, Roger Williams University Library,

 Rick Moody is the author of six novels, including The Ice Storm and Hotels of North America; three collections of stories, including Demonology, and three works of non-fiction, including the forthcoming memoir The Long Accomplishment. He teaches at Brown University. Website:

Ginger Strand is the author of one novel and three books of narrative nonfiction, most recently The Brothers Vonnegut: Science and Fiction in the House of Magic, which was called “a quantum leap forward” in Vonnegut studies (American Literary Scholarship). She has published essays and fiction in Harper’s, The New Yorker, Tin House, and the New York Times. Website:

Nanette Vonnegut earned her BFA in Printmaking from Rhode Island School of Design in 1978. Her artwork and writing have appeared in Take Magazine, The New Yorker, and  The Huffington Post. She is the author of Kurt Vonnegut Drawings, a retrospective of her father’s drawings. Website:

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