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Sunday: 1 PM to 5 PM
Volunteer tutor Kermin Liu, Esq., offers tutoring in arithmetic (including decimals and fractions), pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, pre-calculus, and calculus on Wednesdays during the school year from 3:30 to 5:30 PM. If not actively doing homework, the student need not come. Parent or caregiver should remain in the library during the session. Sign up is mandatory. Click on the Calendar tab to sign up.
Mr. Liu's undergraduate degree is in mathematics and he will work with students in all areas of math including algebra, geometry, trig and calculus. He will also help students with English and writing. Sign up is mandatory so please sign up through our online calendar, at the circulation desk, or call the library at 683-9457. Bring text books or worksheets with you if you have them.
All of our programs and events for all age groups are listed under the tab "Calendar". You may view program descriptions, sign up for programs, and even request an email reminder right here!
When not being used for Library meetings and programs, meeting room reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis. The Michael W. Mello Program Room seats about 50 people. A completed and signed application must be returned to the Library Director before a requested date is secured. To request a meeting room, please fill out this form, Meeting_Room_Application_Form.pdf, and send it to the Library. You will be contacted as soon as it is received.
In case you haven't heard yet, coloring programs for grown ups are taking off at libraries and we're going to join in the fun. Join us for this relaxing actiivity and friendly conversation - a great stress reliever!. The next session will be on Wednesday, 4/5 at 3 PM and meet every other week. We will provide coloring pencils and pages for your enjoyment or you can bring your own.
This program is free and open to the public but please sign up so we set up enough chairs and tables. Call the Library at 683-9457 or click HERE to sign up.
The Library and the RI Department of Environmental Management, Division of Fish and Wildlife, are hosting FREE fly tying workshops. Participants will learn to make their own fresh water flies over several weeks. This course is geared towards novices and experienced fly tiers alike. Click HERE to sign up.
Fly tying dates: (Attend one or attend all, we will be making a different fly each class!):
Thursday, 3/23 @ 6:30 pm
Thursday, 3/30 @ 6:30 pm
Thursday,4/6 @6:30 pm
Diane Boumenot is our featured guest speaker on Sunday, April 23 at 2 PM. Diane started researching her mother’s RI family about 10 years ago and has documented her research in her blog "One Rhode Island Family". Diane's blog contains some stories, problems, research experiences, questions, and mysteries as she pursues the search for those that came before us. Her focus for this presentation will concentrate on military, probate, and pension records and where to find them and what they might yield for genealogical research.
This program is is funded by the North Family Trust and is free and open to the public. Seating is limited so please click HERE to reserve your seat or call the Library at 683-9457 to sign up.
Chef Kerrie Schoenbucher will be preparing some scrumptious items at the Library on Wednesday, April 5 at 6 PM. Kerrie has been with Atria Aquidneck Place since January of 2016. Of course everyone raves about Kerrie’s fabulous meals and we will have the opportunity to taste some favorites and learn some cooking tips along the way. Recipes will feature seafood appetizers. Wine specially chosen for this class will accompany the samplings.
This program is free and open to the public but you must be 21 or over to attend. Seating is limited so please sign up by clicking HERE.
The U.S. Coastguard Auxiliary will present "Paddle Craft Safety Workshop" on Thursday, April 13 at 6:30 PM with Paul Duarte, Flotilla Commander. The workshop will cover the different types of paddle craft, ways to paddle safely, and areas in RI to explore.
This program is free and open to the public but seating is limited. Please click HERE to register for this workshop or call the Library at 683-9457.
Our Third Tuesday Book Club will meet April 18 at 6:30 pm to discuss Isaac's Storm : a Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History by Erik Larsen.
Our Teen Fiction Book Club will meet March 28th at 6:30 to discuss Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen. All ages are welcomed.