Events & News

Teen Summer Program 2017
July 5 to August 22


This summer we encourage all teens to read as many books as they can! Fill out as many forms as you’d like and enter to win great prizes. We also have special events for teens listed below.

Prizes are drawn on
Thursdays, July 14th-August 17th!
Our GRAND FINALE prize drawing will be
August 22nd at 6:30pm!



Read Away Your Fines Book Club

  If you are a tween or a teen with fines on your card, you can read them away at this new  book club!   An hour of reading earns each reader $5.00 off the fines on his or her card!  This club begins on Tuesday, July 11 and will meet every week until August 15.  Refreshments served! See you in the Herreshoff Room!  Questions?  Ask Miss Charlotte!

No Rules Writing with Alayne White

No Rules Writing
Write your guts out; personal writing for the soul with Alayne White.
Have you a lot to say? This non fiction focused class will help get it out and on to the paper in a fun and creative no rules sort of way.
No having to stay in the lines in this workshop- no grammar police, no spell check and no red marks. Just joyous liberating writing. This is not a memoir class.  For ages 13 and up!
Sign ups helpful!

Specials Events

Still Life Drawing Contest with BAM

Wednesday, July 19, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 20, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Henna By Heather

Tuesday, July 25, 6:30 p.m.
Limited to 25 sign ups (Ages 13 and up)

Mermaid Masterpieces

Tuesday, August 1, 6:30 p.m.
16 to 20 sign ups (Ages 12-18)

Providence Children’s Film Festival Movie Making!

Tuesday, August 8
15-20 sign ups (Ages 10-17)


SPECIAL SUMMER Teen Book Club on July 26 at 6:30 pm!

Teen Volunteers (Summer 2017)
Volunteers for Arts and Crafts

Planning Meetings:

Tuesday, June 20, 9:30 am in the Herreshoff Room

Thursday, June 22, 9:30 am in the Herreshoff Room

Arts and Crafts:

Thursdays: 9:30-11:30 a.m.

July 13, July 20, July 27,

August 3 and August 10


August 18, 2017 10:30 a.m.

Thank You Meeting

Monday August 21. Time: TBA

Chess Club

The Chess Club is on Wednesdays, beginning at 5:45 p.m. and ending promptly at 7:45p.m.  Players at all levels are invited to join in the games.  New members (teens and adults) are always welcome.  Refreshments are served.  For more information, call the library and ask for Tom.

Staff Picks

Staff picks are available & on display.
Check out some books that have been handpicked just for you!