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Session 5 of "The Island Hook-In" with Roberta Conti

Learn the craft of rug hooking if you are new to the craft or work on an existing project if you are a seasoned rug hooker at "The Island Hook-In" taught by Roberta Conti.  This session will show newcomers how to do rug hooking and get advice on starting a project of their own.  Roberta advises watching a Youtube video by Gene Shepard or a tutorial by Sara Beth Black to get an idea of the process.  This session, you can continue your new project and fine tune your new skill of rug hooking. 

Fly Tying Workshop with Scott Travers

Scott Travers from the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, Division of Fish and Wildlife, is hosting a FREE fly tying and fly fishing event.  Participants will learn to make their own fresh water flies over a couple of sessions then have the opportunity to fish using the flies they created at a private fly fishing event in Rhode Island. This course is geared towards novices and experienced fly tiers alike. 

Fly Tying Workshop with Scott Travers

Scott Travers from the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, Division of Fish and Wildlife, is hosting a FREE fly tying and fly fishing event.  Participants will learn to make their own fresh water flies over a couple of sessions then have the opportunity to fish using the flies they created at a private fly fishing event in Rhode Island. This course is geared towards novices and experienced fly tiers alike. 

Roger Williams: Founding Father of Religious Freedom in America with Fred Zilian

This talk will examine the life and ideas of Roger Williams, described by Cotton Mather, a preacher in the late 17th century, as: “the first rebel against the divine church [of England] established in the wilderness.” The Second Amendment of our Constitution enshrines this rebel’s idea of religious freedom: “Congress shall make no law respecting an 

Using Ancestry.com - Library Edition with Colleen LeComte

Want to get started on your family history but not ready to commit to the cost of Ancestry.com? The library offers our in-house edition of Ancestry for FREE! Come learn the basics of using the site and what is available to patrons. The differences between the paid site and the library edition will be highlighted, along with which records and resources are available on both. No experience necessary.

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