JUNE 2019  
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HOURS:
Monday-Thursday
9:30am-8:30pm
Friday
9:30am-5pm
Saturday
9:30 am-2pm
5/18 9:30 am- 1 pm
5/25 9:30 an - 2 pm
Sunday Closed






Celebrate Father's Day and benefit his favorite place


When you shop at Amazon, if you start at
Amazon Smile and choose the  Friends of the Narragansett library, Amazon will donate a percentage of your purchase to our Friends Group--so give us a smile!
Contact info:
phone: 401-789-9507
email: narlib@narlib.org


Click here to register for any of the programs requiring pre-registration

THE FRIENDS OF THE NARRAGANSETT LIBRARY
JEWELRY SALE
Thurs, May 30th 2-8 pm
Friday, May 31 2-7 pm
Saturday, June 1 10am-2 pm

Gold * Sterling Silver * Beaded * Vintage*
Sparkly & More!
Reasonably priced for everyone! Bring a Friend!
All proceeds to benefit new library building fund
 


WRITING WORKSHOP
Join Professor Nancy Shuster and improve your writing. Beginning Friday, June 7th, class will meet at the Maury Loontjens Library for four consecutive Friday mornings (6/7, 6/14, 6/21, 6/28) from 10 am until 11:30 am. Share your writing in a supportive setting. Space is limited to 12 so register early to reserve your place. Register now so you won't be left out. The class is free. Please bring a notebook and a pen or pencil. Questions? Email Nshu4@aol.com.

  ADULT HARRY POTTER FUN NIGHT
  with "Prof" Corinne Adams
  Wednesday, June 19  at 6:30 pm.


If you are a Potter fan then this class is a must! Join Corinne Adams for an exciting magical hour of: trivia, interesting (and often funny) props -easy to make. Also enjoy some very unusual Potter show and tells (Potter souvenirs you never knew existed!) and then end the evening with a few Potter treats (Butter beer or All flavored beans anyone?) Everyone goes home with prizes so don't miss out! Space limited--please register .  Ages 14+
MR DYNAMITE:
THE RISE OF JAMES BROWN

Thursday, June 27th at 6pm, 120 min.
Directed by Oscar and Emmy winner Alex Gibney, and co-produced by Mick Jagger, Mr. Dynamite: The Rise Of James Brown digs into the career of one of music and culture's towering figures, using fresh interviews with band members and contemporaries, extraordinary historical interview footage, and rare archival. 
Monthly Meetings:
 

KNIT ONE, PURL TWO
 Join our fun, sociable group of knitters every week on Thursday from 1 pm to 3 pm.  All welcome.
Genealogy Club
 June 17 at 6:30 pm
Gather with others interested in genealogy to trade tips, sources and successes!
Click here to register for the Genealogy Club and recieve updates about meetings.
CARD CRAFTING
Monday, June 24  at 6:30 pm
Make handcrafted cards and be ready for the next special occasion.  Please register, space is limited.
 
 
SCRABBLE SCRAMBLES at 1PM
 on Fridays 
 J oin us for a fun relaxing game in a friendly, welcoming atmosphere.

  

JUNE BOOK CLUBS:


 
  


 Afternoon Book Club meets at 1pm on Wed, June 12 to discuss Emily Oliphant is Completely Fine

Evening Book Club meets at 6:30 pm on Wed, June 26 to discuss
Mountains Beyond Mountains.
 
MONDAY MORNING BOOKTALK: Want to talk about books? Want to hear what everyone else has been reading? Like coffee? The last one is optional. Join us for Monday Morning Book Talks at 10:30 am on June 10 and June 24.
 Copies of the books for book clubs are available at the Circulation Desk. For more information, call Marilyn Sherman at 789-9507 ext 4.


JUNE FREE MOVIES

THE HAPPY PRINCE
Tuesday, June 4 at 2 & 6 pm
R, 2019,105 minutes
Starring: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Emily Watson, Colin Morgan, Tom Wilkinson, Anna Chancellor, Julian Wadham.
The untold story of Oscar Wilde, who observes his own failure and regards the difficulties that beset his life with humor and detachment.


MIRACLE SEASON, THE
Tuesday, June 11 at 2 & 6 pm
PG, 2018, 101 minutes
Starring: Helen Hunt, Tiera Skovbye, Erin Moriarty, Danika Yarosh, William Hurt.
Synopsis: After the tragic death of star volleyball player Caroline 'Line' Found, a team of dispirited high school girls must band together under the guidance of their tough-love coach in hopes of winning the state championship.

THE SEAGULL
Tuesday, June 18 at 2 & 6 pm
PG-13, 2018,98 minutes
Starring:Elisabeth Moss, Saoirse Ronan, Annette Bening.
One summer, at a lakeside Russian estate, friends and family gather for a weekend in the countryside. While everyone is caught up in passionately loving someone who loves somebody else, a tragicomedy unfolds about art, fame, human folly and the eternal desire to live a purposeful life. Adapted by Tony Award®- winning playwright Stephen Karam from Anton Chekhov's classic play and directed by Tony Award® winner Michael Mayer THE SEAGULL explores - with comedy and melancholy - the obsessive nature of love.



THE MUSTANG
Tuesday, June 25 at 2 & 6 pm
R, 2019, 96 minutes
Starring: Connie Britton, Josh Stewart, Matthias Schoenaerts, Gideon Adlon, Bruce Dern, Jason Mitchell.
Synopsis: Roman Coleman, a convict in a rural Nevada prison who struggles to escape his past, rediscovers his own humanity in a social rehabilitation program. There he must gentle an especially unbreakable mustang named Marcus. During the program, Roman is helped by a no-nonsense veteran trainer and an outgoing fellow inmate and trick rider. His journey with Marcus inspires a heartfelt connection and challenges him to be a better person.

JUNE CHILDREN'S EVENTS


Drop In Board Games-- Saturdays, 11am to 1pm 
Starting 6/29 till August.
 

The whole family is welcome to drop in any saturday during the summer to play board games in our air-conditioned program space! Play with our board games or bring one to share.
No need to register, just drop in!
 





Maker Monday:  6/24 Sticker Space Scene 
Make something new every Monday till August!







Lego Club:
Thursdays
6/6 & 6/13  from 3:30-4:30 pm
Lego Club returns! Our big bins of Legos will come out after school two times a month during the winter months. What will you create?  




magic_ribbons_book.jpg   Popsicle Book Group: Grades 1-2 &
   Adventure Research Explorers: Grades 3-4, 
  Books, games, crafts, snacks, and friends! 
Monday 6/10 at 6:00 pm  Miss Jane and Miss Jeanne are combining their book groups for a final meeting before summer! Choose to read Flat Stanley in Space or to research space. Crafts, snacks, and fun!



Summer reading is here! 

This year's theme? A Universe of Stories. Sign-ups begin on Thursday, 6/20








Join Fiddle N' Fun at our opening show on 6/20 at 4 pm. for all ages, a musical variety show with props, fiddles, and more.  Weather permitting, this event will be held outside on the lawn. Bring your own beach chairs and blankets! If it rains, we will host it in the program room, and provide the chairs. Registration is required, and opens June 1.


Playwriting w/ G. Cole Productions, Ages 10+
Wednesday,6/26
6:00pm-7:00pm

Play theater games and write your own screen play with help from a professional theatre company! Registration is required, and opens June 1.
The statewide Rhode Island Summer Reading Program is supported by the RI Office of Library and Information Services, with funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.



Rock-A-Baby
Friday 6/28 10:00-11:00am
Rock-a-Baby is an interactive music program for infants and toddlers. We dance, play games, sing story books, and jam with child-friendly instruments. Three musicians introduce the real stars of our show: puppet friends Rhythm, Melody, and Harmony. Registration is required, and opens on May 15.  The statewide Rhode Island Summer Reading Program is supported by the RI Office of Library and Information Services, with funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.


 

 
Wednesday Ezone Drop-in 
1pm- 3pm 

e-books
Come in for some one- on-one help with downloading an e-book or audiobook to your laptop, e-reader, iPad, iPhone, Android, Blackberry or Windows 7 phone or mp3 player. Be sure to bring your devices and cords, library card number and your Apple, Barnes and Noble and Amazon account passwords.