Location: Pawtucket, RI

Little Libraries

There are 6 "Little Libraries" within 25 miles.

Local venues

13 Summer Street, Pawtucket, Rhode Island 02860
205 Central Street, Central Falls, RI 02963
1005 Main Street, Suite 2233, Pawtucket, RI 02860
708 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906
130 Sessions Street, Providence, RI 02906
410 Newman Avenue, Seekonk, MA 02771
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233 Veazie Street, Providence, RI 02904
609 Newport Avenue, South Attleboro, MA 02703-5629
Arkham Bookstore (3.4 miles)
10 Barnes Street, Providence, Rhode Island
5 South Angell, Providence, RI 02906
471 Angell Street, Providence, RI 02906
1392 Pawtucket Avenue, Rumford, RI 02916
244 Thayer Street, Providence, RI 02912
31 Candace Street, Providence, RI 02908-3752
201 Thayer Street, Providence, Rhode Island
1464 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland, RI 02864
94 George Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02906
20 Prospect Street, Providence, Rhode Island
64 College Street, Providence, Rhode Island
1 Young Orchard Avenue, Providence, Rhode Island
10 Prospect Street, Providence, Rhode Island
251 Benefit Street, Providence, RI 02903
15 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903
1 Weybosset St, Providence, RI 02903
90 Ives Street, Providence, RI 02906

Local events

Parent/Child Book Group
Attleboro Public Library, Monday, August 29 at 8pm
Grades 2 - 4 -- Great books, fun discussion and snacks! We will meet once a month for a book discussion at the library. Each month is a different book and you can pick up a copy of the books in the Attleboro Public Library Children's Room. This month we'll be reading How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell.
Register online here. (added from Eventkeeper)
Book Group: Can't Make This Stuff Up...
Seekonk Public Library, Tuesday, August 30 at 7pm
Join us for a lively discussion of the next book in our narrative non-fiction book group: The Road to Little Dribbling by Bill Bryson. 
“Twenty years ago, Bill Bryson went on a trip around Britain to discover and celebrate that green and pleasant land. The result was Notes from a Small Island, a true classic and one of the bestselling travel books ever written. Now he has traveled about Britain again, by bus and train and rental car and on foot, to see what has changed—and what hasn’t.” -Amazon (added from Eventkeeper)… (more)
Novel Teas Book Club
Lakeville Public Library, Tuesday, August 30 at 7:30pm
Infernoby Dante Alighieri
With special guest host: John Brennan
The Inferno is the first of three parts of Dante’s epic poem, The Divine Comedy, which depicts an imaginary journey through Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise. Dante is the hero, who loses his way in the “dark woods” and journeys to nine regions arranged around the wall of a huge funnel in nine concentric circles representing Hell. He is led by the ghost of Virgil, the Roman poet, who has come to rescue Dante from the dark forest and lead him through the realms of the afterlife. The first circle they enter is Limbo, which consists of heathen and the unbaptized, who led decent lives. The second through the fifth circles are for the lustful, gluttonous, prodigal, and wrathful. The sixth circle is where heretics are punished. The seventh circle is devoted to the punishment of violence. The eighth is devoted to those guilty of fraud and the ninth for those who betrayed others. In the last section, Satan remains imprisoned in a frozen lake. The journey is difficult and full of revelations, disappointment and questions, but they persevere. The end of their journey leads Dante and Virgil to the bottom of Hell. Lucifer is seen in all his ugliness and they are drawn towards Heaven. They emerge to the surface, rising above the ugliness of sin and journey towards their goal as they catch sight of the stars shining in the heavens. Their journey begins on Good Friday and they emerge from Hell on the day of Resurrection, Easter Sunday on the underside of the world, in the hemisphere of water at the foot of Mount Purgatory.
Dante’s vision expresses his personal experience, through images to convey his interpretation of the nature of human existence. He writes in the first person so the reader can identify and deeply understand the truths he wished to share about the meaning of life and man’s relationship with the Creator. Dante is remembered as a great thinker and one of the most learned writers of all time. (added from Eventkeeper)
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Book Club
Dighton Public Library, Tuesday, August 30 at 8pm
"In a land where magic is outlawed, a young boy is living a double life. Although Kay is training to be a knight, he has been secretly studying the forbidden ways of magic with Alamin, a powerful but eccentric wizard. When a band of goblins raids his village and enslaves his family and friends, Kay embarks on an adventure that takes him across the Kingdom of Gaspar and into the dark and treacherous caves of the Goblin Realm. What Kay doesn't realize is that his journey is leading him on a collision course with the Lord of Nyn- a being so powerful that none dare face him...not even Alamin himself!"--Back cover
The book club can count as one assignment toward 6th grade and 8th grade summer reading. You will be expected to discuss character development, the storyline and have an opinion about the book.
Snacks will be available. (added from Eventkeeper)
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Alternatives Book Group
Milford Town Library, Wednesday, August 31 at 1:30pm
Book group for Alternatives Unlimited (added from Eventkeeper)
Coloring Club for Relaxation
Mansfield Public Library, Thursday, September 1 at 6pm
There is a new growing trend of coloring for relaxation. Adults are rediscovering the stress-relieving benefits of coloring.
We are looking to start a monthly coloring club at the library. The library will provide soothing music, coloring books, markers, colored pencils, and crayons. (added from Eventkeeper)
Seekonk Public Library, Thursday, September 1 at 7:30pm
Puzzled about why there's still a racial divide 50 years after the Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act? Want to deepen your understanding of race relations and racism in this country? Wondering what you can do to promote racial equality and justice?

Join us for a book discussion on race at the Seekonk Public Library, 410 Newman Avenue (Rte. 152), the firstThursday of the month, starting September 1, 6:30 to 8 PM, in the large meeting room.

We'll begin on September 1 with W.E.B. Du Bois's classic The Souls of Black Folk, available free online as a Kindle e-book or in audio on YouTube. It's also available as a Dover Thrift Edition from Amazon for $1. We'll decide at our first meeting what books we'll read for future discussions.

This book discussion group is meant to be respectful and sensitive, not contentious. We recognize that people come from different backgrounds and experiences and may not all have similar views. We will learn and grow together. For more information, contact cbragg1@aol.com: book group. (added from Eventkeeper)
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Alternatives Book Group
Milford Town Library, Friday, September 2 at 1:30pm
Book group for Alternatives Unlimited (added from Eventkeeper)
NEIBA Fall Conference 2016
Rhode Island Convention Center, Tuesday, September 20 at unknown time
IPG will be attending the NEIBA Fall Conference in Providence, Rhode Island from September 20 - 22, 2016. Booth TBA
To learn more about this event, visit http://www.newenglandbooks.org/ (added from Independent Publishers Group)
The RIJHA 2016 Fall Meeting
Rhode Island Jewish Historical Association, Sunday, September 25 at 2pm
Judge John McConnell will speak on the recent and historic Touro synagogue court case, which he presided over.

As always, it is FREE and OPEN to the public, with a social hour to follow.

Free and ample on-street parking available.

Sunday, September 25, 2016 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Cong. Beth Sholom
275 Camp Street, Providence
Corner with Rochambeau Ave. (RIJHA)
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Event location: Cong. Beth Sholom, 275 Camp Street, Providence, RI 02906
Branko Milanovic, Global Inequality: A New Approach for the Age of Globalization
Watson Institute, Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 4pm
Branko Milanovic, Global inequality: A New Approach for the Age of Globalization

Lecture and signing, Watson Institute for International & Public Affairs at Brown University (added from Harvard University Press)
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