Author Visit

RI Authors

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Association of RI Authors, books for all ages available for purchase and signing. 10am-3pm in the large program room.

Author Visit

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Local author, writer, speaker, educator and pastoral minister Phyllis Calvey will talk about her book titled The Butterfly Club. Inspired by numerous instances of grieving people who were visited by a butterfly and understood it to be God communicating His presence in their time of need, this collection of true-life stories holds out hope and comfort in the darkest hours of one's life.

RI Children's Authors

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

RI Children's Book Authors will be in the Children's Room in various areas of that library with a selection of books for you to purchase directly from the author as well as free craft activities to delight families.

We are still planning on which Authors will be here and it will be announced soon. 

Thea Fielding-Lowe Author

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Thea Fielding-Lowe

Local Children's book author of

The Birthday Story and Hey Aunti, what color is God?

will be at the library to read from her books.

Copies of the books will be available for sign and purchase.

Behind the Paranormal

Thu, 12/29/2016 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Thursday December 29th 6:30-8:30pm

Paul & Ben Eno the father-son co-hosts of CBS Radio and WOON 1240 Behind the Paranormal show.

Free and open to all

Author John William Grisham

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

RI author book talk and signing.

Author J. Michael Squatrito Jr.

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Author J. Michael Squatrito Jr. of the Overloards Series

Will be at the library to talk about his book series and

how he became a writer.

Copies of his book will be available for purchase and sale

Great for grades 5 and up and adults

If you like Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter try the Overloards Series

Legend of the Treasure, The Talisman of Unification and the Journey to Salvation

Lolly's Picnic

Thu, 02/18/2016 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Children's book author Laura Kennedy will be at the library to read from her latest book "Lolly's Picnic"   Copies of the book will be available for signing and purchasing by the author. Great for ages 3.5 to 8 years with adult.

Clem Labine: Always a Dodger

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Rick Elliott was born in N.Y.C. but moved with his family to Rhode Island when just a youngster. His dad was relocating to Woonsocket, Rhode Island to assist three brothers in the family business, Jacob Finkelstein & Sons. It was in Rhode Island where his father met Clem Labine, then a 16 year old in high school, working in the shipping room at Finkelstein's.

Children's Book Author Emily McKeon

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Ages 3 1/2 to 7 years. Caregivers attend program with kids.

Author of “Who will Dance with Me?” will read from her book and do a craft