All libraries are closed for Juneteenth - Wednesday, June 19.



Families, join the Roger Williams Park Zoomobile for an interactive presentation with at least 3 animals and animal interviews.  The zoomobile carries a message of compassion for all living things.   Space is limited!  Please register by contacting Jennifer at (401) 272-4140 /   Free water filter distributinon will also be occuring for 02908 […]

Summer Reading Kickoff!

Join us for a summer reading kickoff celebration! We will have snacks, activities, and games outside the library (weather permitting), as well as summer reading challenge booklets and some free books to get you started.   The statewide Rhode Island Summer Reading Program is supported by the RI Office of Library and Information Services, with […]

Slow Pattern Drawing with artist Linda Park

Join us for Slow Pattern Drawing! Artist Linda Park says: “Each week I will propose a pattern that I have designed for participants as a starting point. Then we will explore ways to vary the pattern as each participant feels inspired. By the end of the session, I hope everyone will walk out of the […]

Basket Stamping with Tomaquag Museum

Monootash (baskets) of all forms and functions have long been integral to Indigenous communities of Southern New England. Though they were utilitarian, basketmakers went to great lengths to add artistry to the craft, creating designs that both honored their cultural heritage and told stories of the beauty of our ecology. Join Silvermoon LaRose of the […]

ABC at Knight: “The Fight That Saved the Libraries- A True Rhode Island Story”

Explore the impact Art and Books have had on our communities’ most influential individuals, join us for Conversations at Knight! May’s special guest is Linda Kushner. Author Linda Kushner speaks about her part in the controversial split between PPL and what would become Providence Community Library, now renamed Community Libraries of Providence. With a small group of reformers, Linda launched […]

Basic Band Weaving Workshop with Elizabeth Springett

JOIN US FOR THIS ADULT WEAVING WORKSHOP TO LEARN HOW TO DRESS AND WEAVE ON AN INKLE LOOM WITH ELIZABETH SPRINGETT Elizabeth Springett is a graduate of the University Of Massachusetts Dartmouth with BFA in Textile. She is the owner of Woven Seas Weaving Studio, Warren, Rhode Island. A place to create hand-woven fabrics on […]