The Library will be closed on Sunday, April 21 in observance of Easter.


Kids Reading Across RI Kick-Off Celebration

You're invited to the State House for the 10th Annual Kick-Off Celebration of Kids Reading Across RI Program*, Rhode Island's One Book, One State Community read program for kids. Meet Molly Brooks, author of this year's selection, Sanity & Tallulah. Each family will receive a free copy of Sanity & Tallulah that they can have signed by the author. Enjoy activities with RI public libraries and organizations, music, art and more! Free Parking in the State of RI lots.

Open House @ Barrington Farm School

Join in the gardening fun for the whole family on Sat, May 18 from 10 am to 1 pm with an Open House @ Barrington Farm School. On the Farm you can find talks and hands-on demonstrations about composting and beekeeping, free seed packets and soil testing (courtesy of URI Master Gardeners), along with children's activities. 


Introduction to Composting: 10:30 am & 12 pm

Bees on the Farm: 11 am & 12:30 pm

SOIL TESTING* by URI Master Gardeners

*Soil samples must be dry (limit of 3)

Sanity & Tallulah KRARI

Calling all kids in grades 4 - 6 who love graphic novels! Join YA & Children’s Librarians’ Tanya and Miss Lisa (and the rest of Rhode Island) in reading “Sanity & Tallulah,” this year’s Kids Reading Across Rhode Island selection. Share your “Sanity & Tallulah” insight (and snacks) with us on Tuesday, April 30 from 6 – 7pm. The first eight kids to sign-up will receive a copy of the book. 

3rd Annual Peeps Diorama Contest

It's that time again! Create a diorama using peeps as the main focus. It should be based on a book title or scene from a book. One entry per family or individual. Please do not put your name on the diorama. Prize packs will be awarded to one of each of the following groups. 10 and under, 11-17 and 18 and up. Prizes will include gift cards to local businesses and other small surprises.

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