Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 6:30pm

Are you considering taking up scuba diving? Are you interested in the beauty found beneath the ocean surface? Library Director Cyndi Desrochers will share photos and stories from her many dive trips.

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 10:00am

Learn how to successfully take advantage of Expos and Trade Shows to promote your business. Workshop leader Bob Salvas is a marketing consultant and SCORE counselor. Call the library for registration information. Small Business Friday is an ongoing series held on the fourth Friday of the month.

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 2:00pm

2-4:00 P.M.
Get started with this photo editing program available at the library. Class size limited; Registration starts August 1st.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 6:30pm

Wednesday, September 6th at 6:30 pm

Nora Hall, author of Survive Your Husband’s Retirement: Tips for Staying Happily Married, will present a three-part, 90 minute workshop to help participants identify their goals for retirement and how they will achieve joyful and supportive relationships in this new life stage.
Successful retirement living requires more than a good financial plan. Most retirees find that their goals for retirement are best met when they take time to evaluate their specific hopes for and needs in this new life stage.

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 6:00pm

Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children, and define her husband's historic legacy. Please register to reserve a seat. Rated R

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 6:30pm

Join former Rhode Island Poet Laureate Lisa Starr for an evening of poetry, stories and songs. Singer/songwriter Virginia Dare’s performances are laced with music, humor, and some storytelling. Registration preferred.

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 6:30pm

If you have been thinking about researching your family and need help getting started or if you have already done some research and would like some help moving it forward, stop by our South County Room between 6:30 and 8 p.m. and Helen Smith from the RI Genealogical Society will be there to lend a hand. No registration required.

Participants bring a dish to share prepared from that months cookbook. There is a discussion about the book while we sample all the dishes. This month we will be reading and cooking from The Art of Simple Food or The Art of Simple Food II by Alice Waters. Registration is required for this program and space is limited. Cookbooks will be available at the circulation desk after August 15th. For more information please contact Nancy Nadeau at or 401-294-3306 x6102.

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:00am

Effective Communication and Conflict Resolution: Two Essential Skills Every Leader Needs
Learn the high level communication and conflict resolution skills and secrets used by the experts that increase both performance and profits. A valuable seminar for leaders of business, non-profit, or community groups of any size. Guest speaker will be Jeffrey Deckman, founder of Capability Accelerators and an award-winning entrepreneur.
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Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 9:30am

Tim Cranston will lead us on this tour of the numerous buildings that made up the mill complex and its associated village, all owned by the Rodman family. We will meet behind the main mill building on Ten Rod Road. Space is limited, registration will begin on Sept. 5.

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