*CANCELED* Wednesday February 24th, 6pm: Native American Artifacts with Nate Atwater

This event has been canceled until further notice due to the presenter’s wellness. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Long-time Little Compton resident, Nate Atwater, will share information on his extensive, and still growing, collection of locally found Native American artifacts. Sure to be an exciting and informative lecture about our small town’s big history.

 

Wednesday, February 24th

6:00 pm

at the Brownell Library

Thursday, March 10, 6:30pm: Author Talk with Ted Reinstein

Long time correspondent for the “Chronicle” in Boston, Ted Reinstein has been throughout New England, and has documented some of his more notable and unusual stories throughout the region in his book The New England Notebook: One Reporter, Six States, Uncommon Stories. Join us at the library to welcome Ted and his many inspirational, intriguing, and often laugh-out-loud funny tales of this quirky corner of the universe.

 

Thursday, March 10

6:30 PM

at the Brownell Library

Wednesday March 16th, 6pm: Discovering New England Stone Walls

Kevin Gardner, a stone wall builder of over 40 years, will touch on some of the topics in his book, The Granite Kiss. He will speak about the history, technique, stylistic development, and aesthetics of stone walls as well as explaining their significance to the New England landscape. There will be a generous Q&A period where patrons are encouraged to bring up specific problems and projects on their own property.

 

Wendesday March 16th

6:00pm

at the Brownell Library

Wednesday April 6th, 6pm: Lizzie Borden on Trial

Author Joseph A. Conforti, distinguished Professor of American and New England Studies Emeritus will give a talk on his new book. Mr. Conforti grew up in Fall River and introduces us to Lizzie, her father and step-mother, and he shows us why who they were matters almost as much to the trial’s outcome as the actual events of August 4, 1892.

 

Wednesday, April 6th

6:00 PM

at the Brownell Library

Sunday, April 17th, 4pm: The Belle Of Amherst at the LCCC

The Belle of Amherst is a beautifully woven one-woman portrait written by acclaimed playwright William Luce tells the story of Emily Dickinson, in the first person, from her poems, diaries, and letters. Actress Linda Monchik will pull you into Dickinson’s wondrous world as she weaves and stitches together the mere glimpses Dickinson left in word.

 

This program is co-sponsored by the Brownell Library and the Little Compton Community Center, where it is to be held.

 

Sunday, April 17th at 4pm

Location:

Little Compton Community Center

34 Commons

Little Compton, RI 02837

This event is free of charge and open to the public.

Wed. April 20, 6pm — Woven in Time: The Narragansett Salt Pond Preserve

Rhode Island filmmaker, radio host, and storyteller, Marc Levitt, will present his latest short documentary, “Woven in Time: The Narragensett Salt Pond Preserve.” The film focuses on the story of the Narragansett tribes’ origin place and its journey through time, and unlikely alliances, to remain ‘untouched.’

A Q&A/discussion period will follow the film.

More information regarding the film can be found at: www.facebook.com/WovenInTimeFilm

 

Wednesday, April 20th at 6pm

Location:

Brownell Library

44 Commons

Little Compton, RI