The Brownell Library will be closed all day on Monday, May 29th, in observance of Memorial Day. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday when the library opens at 10am. We at the library wish all of our patrons a happy and safe holiday weekend.
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Set your sights to the stars on Wednesday, May 17th, as we welcome Barry Peckham of Litebox Telescopes to the Brownell Library for an exploration of the nighttime sky. Peckham will be bringing one of his own, custom-made telescopes to display and discuss, and will share insights into the mechanics and construction of his ultra-portable, […]
Starting in May, the library will be open on Wednesdays from 1pm until 8pm. The new hours will run until October 31st.
Living Literature — the collective of RI-based artists and educators who teach literature through live performance — will visit the library for a presentation of the 2017 Reading Across Rhode Island selection, Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson. The event takes place Wednesday, May 10th at 6:30pm at the Brownell […]
The Brownell Library will have a delayed opening on Wednesday, April 5th, due to a scheduled staff meeting. The Wednesday opening time of noon will be pushed back to 1pm to make time for the meeting. Regular hours will resume immediately afterward, with the library closing at 7pm that day.
The Brownell Library Book Club has selected Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson as its book in April. The club will meet up at the library on April 12th to discuss the book. Summary: The founder of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama recounts his experiences as a lawyer working to assist those desperately in […]
Due to inclement weather, Brownell Library will be closed all day Tuesday, March 14th. The library will reopen for regular operating hours Wednesday, March 15th, at noon. We thank our patrons for their patience during this time. Please, stay safe.
Thinking of Spring? Stop by the library and peruse our selection of free seeds to help bring in the season! Thanks to a generous donation from the URI Master Gardeners, library patrons may now choose from a selection of flower, herb, and vegetable seeds to bring home and plant in their own gardens. The seed […]
Thanks to Mary King, Kevin Fallon, and Phil Edmonds of Celtic Harp RI for visiting the library to regale the community with their eclectic mix of traditional Irish stories and songs! For a taste of their lively performance, check out the video below:
Wipe out your late fees by donating to the Little Compton Community Food Bank. Just bring in any unopened, non-perishable, non-expired food items and toiletries to the Brownell Library, all month long. Please note: only eligible donations will be accepted. No pet food. Waiver does not include charges incurred due to lost or damaged library […]
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