May Newsletter - West Warwick Public Library

Join the Friends of the West Warwick Public Library The Book Nook Bookstore The Book Nook hours are: Tuesdays 3:30 p.m. ‐ 7:30 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays ‐ 9 a.m. ‐ 1 p.m. Gently used adult and children’s books & more. The Book Nook is located on the first floor behind the Circulation desk and is managed by the Friends of the Library. Outreach Delivery Service Some Friends are deeply involved; some simply lend moral support. All have the satisfaction of knowing they have joined with others to show support for their library. All proceeds raised help to fund library programs and services. For more information or to join, stop by the library or visit West Warwick Public Library May 2015 What’s Happening This Month Local Author:
Andrew Boisvert
Monday, May 18, 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Reading Lounge
New at the Library “Workshop: Find Your Ancestors”
Can't get to the library? We can come to you! The Outreach Program serves those who are either permanently or temporarily homebound. Most library materials can be brought to your home, free of charge! E‐reader and reference help are also offered for registered patrons. For more information or to register for the program, contact Anne Capezza, Outreach Coordinator at 401‐828‐3750 x 11 or [email protected] DVDS Fiction Nightcrawler Into the Woods Wild The Theory of Everything Unbroken God Help the Child ‐ Toni Morrison Memory Man ‐ David Baldacci The Stranger ‐ Harlan Coben Fair Fight ‐ Anna Freeman Normal ‐ Graeme Cameron Don’t forget to sign up to receive our e‐newsletter! Sign‐up in person at the Circulation Desk or online at Join us for a presentation by Andrew Bois‐
Tuesday, May 12, 6:00—8:00 p.m., Computer Lab
vert, author of “Legendary Locals of Coventry.” There Andrew Boisvert from the Rhode Island Genealogy Society will be a presentation by the author followed by a will be conducting a hands‐on genealogy workshop. Q&A session. Books will be available for purchase. Mr. Boisvert will show participants how to find family No sign‐up is required. For more information call members, history, vital statistics and documents from 401‐828‐3750 x 4 or email us at [email protected] major genealogical databases, and how to get the most out of each one. There will be time at the end of the evening for questions and discussion. Local Teen Author:
Jamie Coyle
Tuesday, May 26, 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Reading Lounge
West Warwick Public Library 1043 Main Street West Warwick, RI 02893 401‐828‐3750 Library Hours Monday 1 pm ‐ 9 pm Tuesday 9 am ‐ 9 pm Wednesday 9 am ‐ 5 pm Thursday 9 am ‐ 5 pm Friday 9 am ‐ 1 pm Saturday 9 am ‐ 1 pm Sunday closed 24/7 Join us for a presentation by Jamie Coyle, author of “The Luckiest Girl in the World.” Jamie’s book is her personal account of surviving a pediatric stroke at the age of 12. There will be a presentation by the author followed by a Q&A session. Books will be available for purchase. No sign‐up is required. For more information call 401‐828‐3750 x 4 or email us at [email protected] Art Display:
“Historical Interpretations
of Architecture,
Landscapes, and Culture”
by Local Artist Ann Bianchi
Nash Room through May 30.
This program is free and open to the public. Sign‐up is necessary as there is limited seating. Please call 828‐3750 x 4 or email us at [email protected] for more information or to register. Strategy Game Club
Monday, May 11, 6:00‐8:45 p.m. Champlin Room ‐ Ages 14+ Play a variety of board, card, and miniatures based games from a variety of genres: fantasy, science fiction, horror, and historical. Gamers (and non‐gamers) of all experience levels are welcome. Younger gamers may participate if ac‐
companied by a parent. To register, please contact the Information Services Desk at (401) 828‐3750 x 4, or email us at [email protected] Friends of the Library
Spring Basket Raffle
Wednesday, May 6 ‐ Monday, May 11 Tickets will be available for purchase. The drawing will be held on May 11 at 8:30 pm. Computer Classes Ebay Basics Workshop ‐ Monday, May 4, 7:00‐8:00 p.m. in the Computer Lab. Signing up for technology classes is a commitment to attend. Registrants need to call to cancel if they are unable to attend a class session. To sign up, contact Information Services at 401‐828‐3750 x 4 or email us at [email protected] Adult Services Coupon Swap Youth Services Book Discussions KIDS READ ACROSS RI CELEBRATION
Need Coupons?
Adult Book Club Nights of Rain and Stars by Maeve Binchy Come to Information Services anytime to browse or share coupons! Tuesday, May 26, 7:00 p.m. OR Wednesday, May 27, 2:00 p.m.
Adult Craft‐A‐Month The West Warwick Public Library
is pleased to host a special performance of
Meet Award-Winning Author
of Flora & Ulysses
Kate DiCamillo
Flora & Ulysses,
a play based on the book
Saturday, May 16 11:00 am
For families with children age 4 up
SATURDAY, MAY 9, 2015 2:00 TO 4:00 PM
Geek Reads
Stone Hot Plates
On a Pale Horse by Piers Anthony Tuesday, May 19, 7:00 p.m.
Champlin Room
Tuesday, May 5, 7:00 p.m. Dune by Frank Herbert Join us to make Stone Hot Plates (Trivets). Materials will be provided, but if there is a desired pattern or style participants are encouraged to bring their own supplies. Tuesday, June 2, 7:00 p.m. This program is free and open to the public. Sign‐up is required to ensure availability of supplies. To register for the craft, please contact the Information Services Desk at 401‐828‐3750 x 4 or [email protected] Book discussions are held in the Champlin Room. For more information or to reserve a copy of the selection, please contact Information Services at 401‐828‐3750 x 4 or email us at [email protected] One free copy of the book per family;
activities & performers
Performed by Stage Write,
a group of teen actors from Trinity Rep/Prov PL
Grades 3-5 are invited
to join a group discussion of the book
at the library this summer!
West Warwick Public Library Youth Department
TWO YEAR OLD STORYTIME Wednesdays 10:00—10:30 am LIMITED Applications available starting Monday, June 1 in the Youth Dept
READING TUTORS entering Gr. 8-college: 2 hours per week
Tuesday evenings or Friday mornings to review reading skills with Gr. 1 & 2
May 6 & 13 MATH TUTORS entering Gr. 9–college: Tuesday afternoons
To review Common Core Math Skills with Gr. 1 & 2
For children who are age 2 with a participating adult TEEN VOLUNTEERS entering Gr. 7 & 8: Mornings to assist with programs
MOTHER GOOSE STORYTIME Wednesdays 11:00—11:30 am English as a Second Language Summer Schedule for English as a Second Language Classes June 1 ‐ July 21 Monday & Tuesday afternoons ‐ 4:45‐6:15 p.m* OR Monday & Tuesday evenings ‐ 7‐8:30 p.m.* ESL Conversation Class for Intermediate/Advanced Students ‐ Tuesdays, 7‐8:30 p.m.* ESL Conversation Class for Beginner Students ‐ Friday mornings, 9:30‐11 a.m. For more information, contact the ESL Coordinator, Mara Cole, at 401‐828‐3750 x 15. *A children’s literacy teacher provides activities for children 3 and up while parents attend the adult ESL classes. Now Open! Drop‐in Mango Language Lab Wednesdays, 2:00 ‐ 4:00 p.m. in the Literacy Classroom Learn a new language (including English)! Bring or purchase earbuds at the Information Services desk. Training provided. More details on applications.
May 6 & 13 MONDAY, JUNE 1, 2015
6:00 PM
For babies & toddlers up to age 24 months with a participating adult 30 minutes of stories and activities No Sign‐up Packing Tape & Duct Tape Crafts
Create a Wallet or Purse
with Unique Pictures, Photos,
or Graphics
PRESCHOOL STORYTIME FOR AGES 3‐5 Thursdays 10:30 ‐ 11:15 Nash Room ~ No Sign-up
May 7 & 14 45 minutes of stories and activities play at the library Children usually attend this program on their own although adults are welcome. MINECRAFT GR. 5‐12 MONDAYS 2:30‐4:30 No Sign‐up WII GAMING GR. 5‐12 TUESDAYS 2:15‐4:30 The next six‐week session will begin on Tuesday, May 5 and will continue through Tuesday, June 9.* Sessions are held from 6:30‐8:00 p.m. in the Nash Room on the ground level. The club is free and open to anyone who is unemployed or looking for a career/job change. Registration is not required. Call 828‐3750 x 4 for more information, or visit the Job Club website at *The second meeting will be held on Monday, May 11. LIBRARY PLAYGROUP DROP IN AND PLAY! Thursdays 11:15 to Noon For all Ages Accompanied by an adult caregiver COMPUTER ART GR. 5‐12 WEDNESDAYS 2:30‐4:30 GAME DAY GR. 2‐12 THURSDAYS 2:00‐5:00 MINECRAFT GR. 2‐5 SATURDAYS 10:00 LEGO CLUB Age 4+ SATURDAYS 11:00