Entries by Patrick Elliot

Lamrim Meditation Series w/ Katherine Brown

With the New Year comes a list of resolutions. Why not start the year off right with some peace of mind? Learn the ancient sequence of meditations known as The Stages of the Path to Enlightenment (Lamrim). Each week the class explores one meditation from this sequence. Instructor Katherine Brown is a Little Compton resident […]

Notice: Holiday Library Closings

The Brownell Library will be closed for the Christmas holiday on Monday, December 25th and will remain closed the following day, Tuesday, December 26th. The library will return to normal operating hours on Wednesday, December 27th when it re-opens at noon. The library will be closed again for New Year’s Day on Monday, January 1st. […]

Family Movie Night: The Santa Clause

Family and friends are invited to the library for a night of holiday fun as we screen the movie The Santa Clause on Wednesday, December 20th at 5pm. We’ll have plenty of pizza, snacks, and refreshments available. Feel free to come in your pajamas! Registration is required (so we know how much pizza to order!), […]

Living Literature: A Christmas Story

Living Literature — the collective of RI-based artists and educators who teach literature through live performance — will visit the library for a presentation of Jean Shepherd’s A Christmas Story Wednesday, December 6th at 6:30pm. The 40-minute presentation recounts Shepherd’s Duel in the snow, or Red Rider Nails the Cleveland Street Kid, from which the […]

Notice: Library Closed Saturday for Veterans Day

The Brownell Library will be closed all day on Saturday, November 11th, in observance of Veterans Day. The library will resume normal operating hours when it re-opens on Monday, November 13th. We at the library wish all of our patrons a thoughtful and reflective Veterans Day and extend our sincere gratitude to all the service […]

Meditations for Inner Peace

Beginning November 7th, the Brownell Library will host a new series of meditation classes with Little Compton resident Katherine Brown, senior teacher at Atisha Kadampa Buddhism (AKBC) in Providence, RI. Classes take place at the Brownell House Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 9am.