Entries by Beth Ryan

New Summer LEGO Club Hours

Starting June 3rd, the library’s weekly Lego Club will run from noon until 1pm to accommodate the library’s upcoming summer Saturday hours. No sign-up or registration is required, simply stop by for some LEGO-building fun! LEGO Club takes place each Saturday and is open to all ages. LEGOs will be provided — just bring your […]

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Night Skies of Little Compton, Wednesday, May 17th

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, […]

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Living Literature: Just Mercy, May 10th at 6:30pm

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 […]

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Notice: Library Opens at 1pm, Wednesday, April 5th

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.

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April Book Club: “Just Mercy” by Bryan Stevenson

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 […]

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