Library Closure for the week of March 16th-21st

Out of an abundance of caution for the health and safety of the public and staff in regards to the COVID-19 virus, the Brownell Library will be closed from Monday, March 16th through Saturday, March 21st. This follows the recommendation of the RI Office of Library and Information Services.

The Library Board and staff will continue to monitor the situation and will provide more information and updates in the days to come. Please check back for the latest information.

The book drop will remain open to return borrowed items, and any late fees will be waived for the period of the closure.

Please use the link on the website to access Overdrive to borrow audio and ebooks. The WiFi will also be available 24 hours a day outside of the library, it is free and no password is required.

Please stay safe in the days and weeks to come, and check back with us at for the latest updates. Thank you.