Living Literature brings Norwegian by Night to Newport

norwegian-tableWednesday, May 6th at 7:00 p.m.

Living Literature presents an adaptation of Reading Across Rhode Island’s 2015 selection, Norwegian by Night, by Derek Miller.

Even if you haven’t read the book yet, sit back and relax, while the actors from Living Literature bring this novel to life.

Free and open to the public.  Details are on our Event Calendar.


Books and Authors Series


May 2nd at 2:00 p.m. - Jamie Coyle, a native of Cumberland, RI, comes to the Library for a discussion of her book: The Luckiest Girl In the World : My Story of Struggle & Hope In Overcoming Pediatric Stroke. College student Jamie, suffered a stroke … [Continue reading]

Atwater & Donnelly


Sunday, May 3 at 2:00 p.m. Atwater & Donnelly, a Rhode Island treasure, performing traditional American folk music and dance. This musical offering is free and open to the public. Details are on our Event Calendar.   … [Continue reading]

Oscar Film Series


 Friday, May 8th at 2:30 p.m. Come see the winners of Best Picture in 2015. We begin with Birdman, starring Michael Keaton. All screenings are free and open to the public.  Check our calendar for the whole series. … [Continue reading]

Learn Chinese calligraphy

Chinese calligraphy

Saturday, May 9 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Take a class on Chinese calligraphy with Ms Qingyu Yang from URI. The class has room for only 20 people.  Call the Reference Desk (401-847-8720, Ext. 208) to sign up. Free and open to the public. … [Continue reading]

May Storytimes


The groups for our May 4-week storytime session are: Tiny Tots - birth to 14 months Squigglers - 15 months through 2 years Story Fun - 2 to 4 years old After-Lunch Bunch - 2 to 4 years old Step-Up Storytime - 3 & 4 years … [Continue reading]

Tween Iron Chef

frog chef

Saturday, May 9th @ 11:00am Ages 8 - 12 Make creative food dishes! A variety of ribbon prizes will be awarded! Free, all materials provided Registration is required Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room Registration opens … [Continue reading]