MARCH 31 2020
Maury Loontjens Memorial Library
Stuck at Home Edition 2
When we are in.....
Are you looking for some books to read or movies to watch?
If they are on the shelf at the Maury Loontjens Memorial Library, we can pull them for you. Please let us know what you are looking for at 401-789-9507. If we do not pick up, please leave us a message with your name, phone number, library card, and the titles you are requesting. If you prefer email, you can get in touch with us at, click catalog pic to watch a tutorial.
With many of us at home for the foreseeable future, we have decided to highlight some resources to make the stay more bearable
Join Miss Emma (and Ozzie) for Story time on Facebook
Mon-Fri at 10 am
Checkout the Osprey Cam!

Narrow River Preservation Association and Narrow River Land Trust are delighted to provide a live webcam on the osprey nest along the Narrow (Pettaquamscutt) River. (Make sure you turn on the sound!) Click for Osprey Cam
Need a glimpse of foreign shores?
Palace of Versailles, Versailles
The Palace of Versailles has opened it's fabled 'Hall of Mirrors' to all, allowing an interactive stroll through the historical site. Walk in the footsteps of Marie Antoinette and inspect the gardens which spread over 800 hectares, complete with dazzling fountains. With more than 18,000 artworks to discover online this is not an opportunity to be missed. Click for virtual tour.
Below are a some statewide resources--list provided by Lt. Governor Danial J. Mckee.

Rhode Island Department of Health
   COVID-19 Info Line: (401) 222-8022
   After business hours phone : 211
·      Website :
Grocery Store Senior Shopping Hours

The Rhode Island Office of Healthy Aging created a list of local grocery stores offering senior shopping hours for those over 60 or individuals with compromised immune systems.
Grab and Go Food Sites for Children

Due to the closure of schools, free "Grab and Go" meals are available for children throughout Rhode Island. New sites are still being added so please check back or contact your school district or charter school for more options.  
All of these sites are operating on the same basis, which is that anyone aged 18 or under who shows up gets a free meal. There are no ID or residency requirements, but the child must be present . Click to find sites.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Narragansett Community Center and South Kingstown Senior Center and dining room are closed to the public. The Title IIIC senior congregate meal program operated at the South Kingstown Senior Center has been adjusted to provide box lunches which are available for pick up or delivery to those without transportation. Senior residents of either town, age 60 or older are eligible to receive a daily boxed lunch. If you are not already registered with the South Kingstown Senior Center Congregate Meal Program, please call the Center at 401-789-0268 to register. Both Narragansett and South Kingstown will be delivering to any senior resident wishing to participate and unable to pick up their meal (delivery starting in Narragansett as of March 23, 2020.) For any other information Narragansett residents can contact Karen Flint at the Narragansett Community Center at 401-782-0675 or by email @; South Kingstown senior residents can contact the Center at 401-789-0268.