Entries by Beth Ryan

2017-2018 Student Scholarship Applications

Scholarship Little Compton The 2017-2018 Scholarship Little Compton application is for all students who plan to enroll full-time in an undergraduate degree or technical program. Applications can be picked up at the Brownell Library, or downloaded here. The 2017 Little Compton Grange Scholarship application is also available inside the library. The Little Compton Grange will […]

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*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, […]

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, […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]