October Fun at the Library
The Immigration Issue: A Panel Discussion
Monday, October 2, 2017 7pm
Three panelists, a young man brought to the U. S. as an infant, an immigration lawyer, and the Director of Dorcas Place, the leading RI resettlement organization, will share their perspectives, clarify myths, and discuss what immigrants experience in the United States.
First Wednesday Book Club
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 10:30am
Contact Joyce at 401-434-2453 or firstname.lastname@example.org to register for a lively, monthly book discussion. Members will discuss John Steinbeck’s Cannery Row on October 4th. Copies of the book are available at Weaver Library.
Second Tuesday Book Club
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 2pm or 7pm
Contact Joyce at 401-434-2453 or email@example.com to register for a lively, monthly book discussion. Members will discuss John Steinbeck’s Cannery Row on October 10th. Copies of the book are available at Weaver Library.
Rhode Island Flute Quartet in Concert
Sunday, October 15, 2017 1:30pm
Flutist John Curran leads the Rhode Island Flute Quartet in a free concert in celebration of National Friends of the Library Week. Performing with Mr. Curran will be flutists Russ Miller, Alice Cooper, and Max St. George.
Film: The Big Sick
Monday, October 16, 2017 6:30pm
Kumail is a Pakistani comic who meets an American graduate student named Emily at one of his stand-up shows. As their relationship blossoms, an illness leaves Emily in a coma. Kumail tries to balance the wishes of his traditional Muslim parents and his bond to Emily and her parents. (2016, Rated R, 120 min.)
Great Books Discussion Group
Thursday, October 19, 2017 12:30pm
Interested in examining challenging and fascinating readings? Join Dr. Geoff Berg and a group of men and women for a spirited discussion of Frank O'Connor's "Guests of the Nation." Contact Joyce at 401-434-2453 or firstname.lastname@example.org to register and for a copy of the reading and discussion question.
Vampires of Rhode Island: The Real and the Fake
Monday, October 30, 2017 7pm
Charlie Harrington has been writing about the historical and strange for over a decade. A graduate of Roger Williams University, his collection of walking tours around the Ocean State, Guidebook to Haunted and Strange Places in Rhode Island and Surrounds, was published in 2016. He tackles vampires such as RI’s Mercy Brown in this talk along with the vampire scare in New England.
Programs are free and open to all.