Events

Friday, April 28
9:45am - 10:15am
Yoga Sprouts is yoga for kids with Miss Ellen.  It's a half hour of simple poses and songs designed for you and your child.  Dress comfortable to be on the floor with your little one!  Mats are not needed.  Please register below.  Call to... Read More
Capacity: 9/16
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Sunday, April 30
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Enjoy a concert by The Aristocats, Warwick’s premiere swing jazz band.   Spring is the season when birds, butterflies, flowers, and jazz musicians reappear for our pleasure and enjoyment.   Hear sunny and carefree renditions of your... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Monday, May 01
9:45am - 10:15am
  For children ages 20 - 36 months and a caregiver. At this storytime toddlers transition into a program with a little more structure than the Babies and Books class.  Enjoy songs, fingerplays and rhymes, a few stories, and an activity or... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Monday, May 01
10:45am - 11:15am
For children under 2 and a caregiver.   At this storytime we sing songs, fingerplays and rhymes, share a story, and learn some simple sign language. Play and socialization time in the storytime room follows.  No registration required, just drop in!  
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Monday, May 01
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Spend quality time knitting and crocheting in the company of other knitters and crocheters. Bring your latest project to the Stitchers Get-Together for camaraderie, inspiration, and tips. All knitters and crocheters are welcome, whether you’re an... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Tuesday, May 02
9:45am - 10:15am
For children ages 20 - 36 months and a caregiver. At this storytime toddlers transition into a program with a little more structure than the Babies and Books class.  Enjoy songs, fingerplays and rhymes, a few stories, and an activity or project... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Tuesday, May 02
10:00am - 11:30am
The Tuesday Morning Book Grop will discuss The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson. (Author of Major Pettigrew's Last Stand.)
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Tuesday, May 02
10:45am - 11:15am
For children under 2 and a caregiver.   At this storytime we sing songs, fingerplays and rhymes, share a story, and learn some simple sign language. Play and socialization time in the storytime room follows.  No registration required, just drop in!  
Event Location: Children's Library
Tuesday, May 02
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join Warwick musicologist Lloyd Kaplan for a two-part presentation on the Origin and Legacy of the Recorded Blues.   On April 25, discover how the blues became popular, who made it popular, who were the major blues stars, and how... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Wednesday, May 03
9:45am - 10:15am
For children ages 3 -5 and a caregiver. At this storytime preschoolers enjoy songs, fingerplays and movement.  Stories are a little longer, and there's a craft at the end to support the theme.  No registration required, just drop in!... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Wednesday, May 03
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Sharpen your chess skills while enjoying the camaraderie of other players at our weekly Chess for Everyone gathering.   Beginners can learn from a skilled chess master, and seasoned players can improve their game by challenging... Read More
Event Location: Glass Room
Wednesday, May 03
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Improve your Spanish by talking with others who are working on their Spanish, too. Join Spanish-speaker Bill Herreid for one-on-one conversations in Spanish on the first Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m.   Talk to adults who are... Read More
Event Location: Glass Room
Thursday, May 04
10:30am - 11:00am
  For children ages 3 -5. At this storytime preschoolers enjoy songs, fingerplays, movement, and stories that are a little longer.  They go in the storytime room by themselves, with their caregiver waiting for them in the Children's Library.  It... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Thursday, May 04
2:00pm - 3:00pm
The personalities of the delegates and the mood of those intense, hot days in Philadelphis will be our topic as we discuss Carol Berkin's A Brilliant Solution: Inventing the Constitution.
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Thursday, May 04
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Forever reinventing itself, rock ‘n’ roll sometimes changes by rejecting what came before. Glam defied 1960s political rock by becoming decadent and self-indulgent. Punk kicked at 1970s synth rock by stripping down and going fast.   Join journalist... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Sunday, May 07
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Learn and play the latest table-top strategy games. Join game whiz John McCarthy and a crew of gaming amateurs and aces for a fun afternoon of focused play.   Strategy games require concentration, quiet, and time. Take the time to... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Monday, May 08
9:45am - 10:15am
  For children ages 20 - 36 months and a caregiver. At this storytime toddlers transition into a program with a little more structure than the Babies and Books class.  Enjoy songs, fingerplays and rhymes, a few stories, and an activity or... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Monday, May 08
10:00am - 11:30am
The Monday Morning Book Group will discuss To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey. Ivey is the author of The Snow Child.
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Monday, May 08
10:45am - 11:15am
For children under 2 and a caregiver.   At this storytime we sing songs, fingerplays and rhymes, share a story, and learn some simple sign language. Play and socialization time in the storytime room follows.  No registration required, just drop in!  
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Monday, May 08
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Grades 7-12 Join us as we decorate sugar cookies with frosting, sprinkles, and candies.  We'll supply all the goodies.  Sign-up below to reserve your spot. 
Capacity: 1/12
Event Location: Teenspace
Monday, May 08
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Like a book discussion group, only better - why? Because THERE WILL ALWAYS BE FOOD! Each month, there will be an assigned book or theme. Everyone is encouraged to choose a recipe to try and bring in a sample to share or a story to tell.
Capacity: 0/Unlimited
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Monday, May 08
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Spend quality time knitting and crocheting in the company of other knitters and crocheters. Bring your latest project to the Stitchers Get-Together for camaraderie, inspiration, and tips. All knitters and crocheters are welcome, whether you’re an... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Monday, May 08
7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Monday Evening Book Group will discuss The Teahouse on Mulberry Street  by Sharon Owens.
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Tuesday, May 09
9:45am - 10:15am
For children ages 20 - 36 months and a caregiver. At this storytime toddlers transition into a program with a little more structure than the Babies and Books class.  Enjoy songs, fingerplays and rhymes, a few stories, and an activity or project... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Tuesday, May 09
10:45am - 11:15am
For children under 2 and a caregiver.   At this storytime we sing songs, fingerplays and rhymes, share a story, and learn some simple sign language. Play and socialization time in the storytime room follows.  No registration required, just drop in!  
Event Location: Children's Library
Tuesday, May 09
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Everyone has a story, and writing your story is a great way to learn about yourself. Take a break from the distractions of daily life to uncover memories you may have forgotten. Find inspiration in others’ experiences, and enjoy the connection of... Read More
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Wednesday, May 10
9:45am - 10:15am
For children ages 3 -5 and a caregiver. At this storytime preschoolers enjoy songs, fingerplays and movement.  Stories are a little longer, and there's a craft at the end to support the theme.  No registration required, just drop in!... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Wednesday, May 10
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Communities across the world face big problems, and putting together the facts about those challenges is the first step in finding solutions.   Come to Seeking Solutions to Big Problems: A Fact-Based Discussion Group to look for... Read More
Capacity: 0/16
Event Location: Small Meeting Room
Wednesday, May 10
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Sharpen your chess skills while enjoying the camaraderie of other players at our weekly Chess for Everyone gathering.   Beginners can learn from a skilled chess master, and seasoned players can improve their game by challenging... Read More
Event Location: Glass Room
Thursday, May 11
10:30am - 11:00am
  For children ages 3 -5. At this storytime preschoolers enjoy songs, fingerplays, movement, and stories that are a little longer.  They go in the storytime room by themselves, with their caregiver waiting for them in the Children's Library.  It... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Thursday, May 11
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Forever reinventing itself, rock ‘n’ roll sometimes changes by rejecting what came before. Glam defied 1960s political rock by becoming decadent and self-indulgent. Punk kicked at 1970s synth rock by stripping down and going fast.   Join journalist... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Thursday, May 11
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn and play the latest table-top games. Join game enthusiasts Jay Palm and John McCarthy and a crew of gaming amateurs and aces for a fun night of play.   Build railways, a fleet of warships, or an empire. Cure... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Saturday, May 13
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Grab your decks and get ready to rumble, it's time for our monthly meet-up! Bring your Yu-Gi-Oh, Magic, Pokemon or other CCG deck. Don't have a deck? Watch and learn or play Star Realms... Read More
Capacity: 0/Unlimited
Event Location: Teenspace
Monday, May 15
9:45am - 10:15am
  For children ages 20 - 36 months and a caregiver. At this storytime toddlers transition into a program with a little more structure than the Babies and Books class.  Enjoy songs, fingerplays and rhymes, a few stories, and an activity or... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Monday, May 15
10:45am - 11:15am
For children under 2 and a caregiver.   At this storytime we sing songs, fingerplays and rhymes, share a story, and learn some simple sign language. Play and socialization time in the storytime room follows.  No registration required, just drop in!  
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Monday, May 15
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Spend quality time knitting and crocheting in the company of other knitters and crocheters. Bring your latest project to the Stitchers Get-Together for camaraderie, inspiration, and tips. All knitters and crocheters are welcome, whether you’re an... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Tuesday, May 16
9:45am - 10:15am
For children ages 20 - 36 months and a caregiver. At this storytime toddlers transition into a program with a little more structure than the Babies and Books class.  Enjoy songs, fingerplays and rhymes, a few stories, and an activity or project... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Tuesday, May 16
10:45am - 11:15am
For children under 2 and a caregiver.   At this storytime we sing songs, fingerplays and rhymes, share a story, and learn some simple sign language. Play and socialization time in the storytime room follows.  No registration required, just drop in!  
Event Location: Children's Library
Tuesday, May 16
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Come design, build and experiment with energy!  Kids ages 8-12 are invited to participate in YOUNG MINDS IN MOTION, which includes a reading on the topic of the day, then construction of the hands-on project.  Brought to us by the United Way of... Read More
Capacity: 1/20
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Wednesday, May 17
9:45am - 10:15am
For children ages 3 -5 and a caregiver. At this storytime preschoolers enjoy songs, fingerplays and movement.  Stories are a little longer, and there's a craft at the end to support the theme.  No registration required, just drop in!... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Wednesday, May 17
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join the Warwick Historical Society and their guests, the Warwick Commission on Historical Cemeteries and the Pawtuxet Rangers, for a five-part celebration of 375 years of Warwick history on... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Wednesday, May 17
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Sharpen your chess skills while enjoying the camaraderie of other players at our weekly Chess for Everyone gathering.   Beginners can learn from a skilled chess master, and seasoned players can improve their game by challenging... Read More
Event Location: Glass Room
Wednesday, May 17
7:00pm - 8:30pm
This will be the first meeting of a new Warwick Public Library Mystery Book Club, called Wednesday is Murder All are welcome to attend! The Mystery Book Club will meet on the third Wednesday of each month. Our first... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Thursday, May 18
10:30am - 11:00am
  For children ages 3 -5. At this storytime preschoolers enjoy songs, fingerplays, movement, and stories that are a little longer.  They go in the storytime room by themselves, with their caregiver waiting for them in the Children's Library.  It... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Thursday, May 18
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join Warwick historian Henry A. L. Brown for a talk on Cole’s Farm at the Friends of the Library annual meeting.   Henry Brown’s book From Occupastuxet to Red Bank: A History of Cole’s Farm explores the waterfront estate... Read More
Event Location: Large Meeting Room
Saturday, May 20
10:00am - 2:00pm
Grab your scrapbook gear, and head over to the Scrapbooking Rally.   Work on your latest project in the company of other scrapbookers. Find encouragement, ideas, and new friends. If you’re interested in making scrapbooks, you can... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Sunday, May 21
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Learn and play the latest table-top strategy games. Join game whiz John McCarthy and a crew of gaming amateurs and aces for a fun afternoon of focused play.   Strategy games require concentration, quiet, and time. Take the time to... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio
Monday, May 22
9:45am - 10:15am
  For children ages 20 - 36 months and a caregiver. At this storytime toddlers transition into a program with a little more structure than the Babies and Books class.  Enjoy songs, fingerplays and rhymes, a few stories, and an activity or... Read More
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Monday, May 22
10:45am - 11:15am
For children under 2 and a caregiver.   At this storytime we sing songs, fingerplays and rhymes, share a story, and learn some simple sign language. Play and socialization time in the storytime room follows.  No registration required, just drop in!  
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Monday, May 22
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Spend quality time knitting and crocheting in the company of other knitters and crocheters. Bring your latest project to the Stitchers Get-Together for camaraderie, inspiration, and tips. All knitters and crocheters are welcome, whether you’re an... Read More
Event Location: Idea Studio

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