Relax & Read With Our Book Club


Join Read Across Rhode Island and Open Books-Open Minds in reading The Hate U Give! by Angie Thomas.  The state has purchased enough licences for everyone to download the e-book version of this title, so if you have a RI public library card, you can download the e-book or audio book here. A date and time for our book club discussion will be forthcoming.

Keynote lecture with Angie Thomas at the Open Books-Open Minds conference at RI College will be livestreamed Friday, April 13th from 11:00athehateugivem-12:00pm.


Check This Out!—Paper Girls, vol. 1


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Congrats—you’ve made it to the mid-point of the semester!

If you’re looking for a way to unwind in between studying and working on projects, you should check out a graphic novel from the library. Today we’re highlighting Paper Girls, which follows four newspaper delivery girls who encounter a supernatural threat to their town while delivering papers on Halloween. Check it out if you’re looking for a fun story about growing up, time travel, and saving the world.

For more information, or to place a hold on this book, go to the library catalog.

For past graphic novel recommendations, click here!



‘Rise To The Challenge’ – Bryant University’s 2018 Women’s Summit


Bryant Women's Summit 2018 LogoOn Friday, March 16th,  Bryant University will welcome more than 900 professional women from all over the region to the 2018 Women’s Summit  “Rise to the Challenge & Reach New Heights”.  The goal of the Bryant University Women’s Summit® is to empower women professionally, personally, and financially.  This year, the  day long summit welcomes key-note speaker  Nely Galan,  the self-made multi media mogul and best-selling author.  Motivational speakers include CEO / Co-founder of ‘Rent the Runway’ Jennifer Hyman and founding director of the ‘Good Life Initiative’ Brigid Schlute.  The summit also welcomes power plenary keynote speaker Jody Urkuhart, with her Keynote speech This Would be Funny if it Wasn’t Happening to Me!

Happy International Women’s Day!


In honor of International Women’s Day, we’re highlighting some library resources that you can use to learn more about women’s studies and other topics. Check these out:

You can also check out this trailer for a documentary on Ruth Bader Ginsberg that will come out in May.

Let us know if you’re looking for more information, or if you have any questions!

Happy International Women’s Day 2014! ^__^ For equality and women’s rights all over the world.

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