Silent Book Club for teens Uninterrupted reading time, every Friday at 3:30 pm! Why? Because life is crazy and reading is a great escape! There is no required reading material. BYOR(eading) – books, magazines, graphic novels even audiobooks – and curl up in one of our cozy booths to read for treats. Homework counts too! […]
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Our Friday afternoon film series continues in October! Movies are held on Fridays at 2:00pm in the Friends’ Program Room. Oct 7: Young Frankenstein Oct 21: Hocus Pocus
Watch the 3 original releases: Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. Play a special edition of Trivia Pursuit designed for fans and aficionados. Schedule your adventure to “a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…” Star Wars – Monday, September 29th at 3:30p – join us for the […]
Join us on Tuesday, October 11 at 6 PM to discuss Homicide at Rough Point by Peter Lance. Registration is requested.
Children and a caregiver are invited to Nature Stories: Owls. Presented by the Audubon Society of Rhode Island, children will hear stories, enjoy activities and meet a live owl!
Join us for a talk and book reading with Dr. Michael Fine, former director of the Rhode Island Department of Health. He will be talking about his latest book “Rhode Island Stories”. Register here.
Join us for introductory computer classes in September and October. September 15th: Gmail September 29th: Google Docs October 13th: Google Photos October 27th: Google Drive
Need help with email attachments? Not sure how to get started with your new smartphone or ebook reader? Book a 30-minute one-on-one session with a staff member who can help. By appointment only. Read more.
Teens at NPL
If you are a teenager check out this page for book recommendations, teen news & updates, and a list of activities specifically for you and your friends.
Kids at NPL
See a list of all our upcoming activities, events, and storytimes. Learn more about the “1000 Books Before Kindergarten” early literacy program.