Author Adam J. Cox, PhD: Cracking the Boy Code

Clinical psychologist, Dr. Adam Cox, PhD, will join us to speak about his latest book, Cracking the Boy Code: how to understand and talk with boys.

Adam J. Cox, PhD is a clinical psychologist, author, speaker and educational consultant. He has been consulting and writing about the emotional and cognitive development of youth for more than a decade.

Dr. Cox’s clinical practice is located near the historic Four Corners of Tiverton, Rhode Island.

Wednesday, October 24th at 6pm

No registration required!

End of Summer @ the Library 2018 Pizza Party!

Participants and families of the summer reading program are welcome to join us for pizza, cookies, and drinks as we celebrate our youngsters for participating in Summer @ the Library 2018!

We will also raffle off the musical prizes for those who completed the game sheet, and kids can pick up a free book to take home for a job well done!

Wednesday, August 15th at 6pm

Registration is required, so please sign up inside the library, call, or email!

Storyteller Joe Theroux–Wednesday, August 1st at 6pm

Storyteller Joe Theroux presents a collection of stories about humanity’s universal language: music! A young violinist is the only one who can save the world from the Sea King’s dreadful dancing. A greedy turtle uses his quick wit to trick all of the birds of the forest into becoming rappers . . . but why? Joe uses his trademark character-driven and high-energy style to bring this collection of humorous adapted folktales to life for all ages.

Wednesday, August 1st at 6pm

All ages welcome, no registration required!

Friends of the Brownell Library Annual Book Sale

The Friends of the Brownell Library will hold their annual book sale Saturday, August 4th, 9am-3pm. The sale will be located on the back patio under the tents. Admission is free, so be sure to stop by and stock up on your summer reading.

Book Donations

We are no longer accepting donations for the book sale.

Volunteers Needed!

If you would like to help set up or work at the book sale, especially moving books the Friday beforehand, please contact Dee Holliday at (401) 635-2384. Community service hours available if needed.

Please Note: The library building will be closed all day during the sale.

Bwana Iguana Reptile Adventure Wednesday, July 25th at 6pm

Bwana Iguana Reptile Adventure is a fast-paced, hands-on show that brings the audience into the mysterious world of reptiles. Ray Ward’s unbridled enthusiasm and quick wit keep everyone engaged and on the edge of their seats. Not only is the presentation educational, it is loads of fun and entertaining as well!

Wednesday, July 25th at 6pm

All ages event, no registration required!

 

Reverse Engineer Instruments on Wednesday, July 18th @ 6pm

Join us as Rhode Island Museum of Science and Art presents Reverse Engineer Instruments!

How are instruments made? How do they create different sounds? Children will explore sound, 3D construction, and music through the creation of their own working instruments. They will then “Rock” Out and create improvisational music.

Best for ages 5 & up, no registration required!

Join us for Lola and Polynesian Fusion!

We welcome Lola with Polynesian Fusion for a fun evening of song and dance!

In this program, we will focus on music and dance from the islands of Hawaii and Tahiti. We will talk about various aspects of Polynesian culture, in terms that children can understand, and then we will sing and dance together as a group! Moana movie fans are especially encouraged to attend!

Wednesday, July 11th at 6pm

This is an all ages event, no registration required!