Summer @ the Library 2018 begins June 18th!

This year’s summer reading program, Summer @ the Library 2018, begins Monday, June 18th with registration inside the library. The theme this year is Libraries Rock! Kids and tweens can complete a game board for prizes and enter to win a larger musically-themed prize at the end of the program.

We will also welcome a fun variety of entertainers and educators to amuse, educate, and delight audiences of all ages!

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Register Now for May’s Fly Tying & Fly Fishing Workshop

Brownell Library and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, Division of Fish and Wildlife, are hosting a FREE fly tying and fly fishing event.

Participants will learn to make their own fresh water flies over several weeks then have the opportunity to fish using the flies they created in a private fly fishing event.

Classes occur on Wednesday, May 9th, 23rd, & 30th from 6-8pm. The fishing event is on Sunday, June 10th at 10am.

This course is geared towards novice and experienced fly tiers alike, and is open to all ages 10 and up. Material will be provided, but feel free to bring your own!

Registration is required. Visit us, email, or call the library at 635-8562 to join.

Freshwater Fishing Season is here! Rent a rod from the library

Fishing season has begun here in the state, so what better time to stop by the library and take out one of our freshwater (or saltwater) fishing rods and tackle boxes for a week?

To obtain a fishing license, follow the instruction on the RI DEM website:

http://www.dem.ri.gov/programs/managementservices/licenses/fishing-licenses.php

Once you’ve gotten your RI fishing license, come to the library, borrow a pole, and start catching your dinner. Please contact the library for loan terms and conditions.

Watch Author Angie Thomas’ (The Hate You Give) Keynote Lecture

Join us at the library as we host a livestream of author Angie Thomas’ lecture at Rhode Island College. Thomas is the author of “The Hate U Give,” this year’s book selection for Reading Across Rhode Island.

This event is hosted in partnership with the Rhode Island Center for the Book and the Open Books-Open Minds conference at RIC. The lecture will be displayed on the TV in the library’s media room, located in the back of the library.

Don’t miss out on one of the most anticipated author events of the year!

Casey Farm presents Project CHICK

On Thursday, April 19th at 10:30am, Casey Farm will be at the library for a hands-on presentation about Dominique chickens and eggs. The presenter will also bring chicks that can be held after the slideshow.

All ages are welcome, come join us for this exciting, and very fluffy, good time!

 

Thursday, April 19th at 10:30am

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!), so please contact the library at 401-635-8562 if you are interested. We hope you’ll join us for this festive event!