Events & News

POPULAR HAPPENINGS THIS MONTH

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Job Club RI

Tuesdays in November @ 6:30 PM

Join us for the return of Job Club! The next six-week session begins Tuesday, October 5. Sessions are held 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM in our Nash Community Room. Job Club is free and open to anyone who is unemployed or looking for a job change. Click HERE to visit jobclubri.org for more info.

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RPG Mini Painting

Every Other Friday in November @ 2:00 PM

RPG miniatures are small models used for characters in games like Dungeons & Dragons. Participants will receive one medium character of their own, and paint additional minis for the library. Paints, brushes, and help are provided. Email amber@wwpl.org to register.

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Walking Club

Mondays in November @ 8:30 AM*

Meet us in the library parking lot on Monday mornings (*excluding holidays) to walk the bike path together. All ages are welcome, but minors must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, email caitlin@wwpl.org. Weather permitting!

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Senior Social Hour

Thursdays @ 10:00 AM

Formally named "Senior Tech", this social time is a relaxed environment for older adults to hang out with friends, meet new people, and get lite tech help from knowledgeable staff. You can bring a device, some recipes, a book, or just bring yourself! The door is open until noon.

D&D One-Shot Adventures

Monday, November 15 @ 5:00 PM

NOTE: This is a virtual program; we meet on Zoom. We will be playing "The Silver Princess", a 5e adventure for 6th level characters. To sign up, or if you have any questions, email sara@wwpl.org. Click HERE to view our new WWPL RPG Guild on Facebook!

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Fall Language Classes

Monday, September 27 - Friday, December 3

English classes are for beginner, intermediate, and advanced students. We will also be offering Spanish classes for beginners and conversational students. All classes may be subject to wait list. For questions, please contact Maria at (401) 828-3750 x 106 or email maria@wwpl.org.

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Adult Craft

Wednesday, November 17 @ 6:00 PM

Join us for this fun DIY craft to create a mini basket. Materials are provided, but if a specific color or design is desired, you may bring your own supplies. Space is limited, so email amber@wwpl.org to sign up today!

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Adult Book Club

Tuesday, November 30 @ 5:00 PM

Our in-person book clubs are back! We will be reading "The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South" by Michael W. Twitty. Pick up your copy at the Circulation Desk. Call (401) 828-3750 x 1 for more information.

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Holiday Basket Raffle - Friends of WWPL Event!

Monday, November 29 - December 10

Back by popular demand! Tickets will be sold at the Circulation Desk and are $0.50 cents each or 3 for $1.00. Winners will be drawn at 11:00 AM on Saturday, December 11. All funds raised will be used to support library programs and services!

 

SPOTLIGHT NEWS STORIES THIS MONTH

Looking for Member: Game Master!

Jobs & Volunteer Opportunities

We're looking for Game Masters (GMs) to run RPGs on either Monday or Wednesday nights. Any systems are welcome, and games can be run in-person or virtually. If you are available or interested, or have any questions, email amber@wwpl.org.

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Submissions for Our New Self-Published Anthology are Open!

Jobs & Volunteer Opportunities

Our third anthology is going to feature writings from the LGBTQIA+ community. Teen and adult authors are welcome to submit their writing to be featured. Submissions close 10/31/21. Selected authors will be paid a semi-pro rate. Click HERE for more info and requirements.

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Fight Period Poverty

Services & Community

FREE menstrual cups & washable cloth pads are available at the Reference and Youth department desks. These safe, effective products come in multiple sized and save hundreds of dollars per year. All kits are handled discretely and all staff are available to answer any questions.

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Holiday Closures

Library Hours

The library will be CLOSED on Thursday, November 11 in observance of Veterans Day. The library will also be closing EARLY on Wednesday, November 24 at 5:00 PM. The library is then CLOSED for the Thanksgiving holiday on both Thursday, Nov. 25 and Friday, Nov. 26. 

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Extended Hours for Fall

Library Hours

The library has finally been able to extend its hours to - almost - be back to our regular schedule pre-COVID. We are now open Monday nights until 9:00 PM and Saturdays from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. We are now available three weekday nights and one weekend day.

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Shop with Us!

Services & Community

Did you know we have our own staff and volunteer-operated book store on-site? Visit the WWPL Book Nook book store! We have tons of books for all ages, DVDs, CDs, Blu-Rays, and even some oddities. Click HERE to also shop our online store for new WWPL merch!

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