October 6, 2022

Tiverton Public Library offers programs, book clubs and tech classes in April



Below is a list of library programs, book clubs, and technology classes that adults can attend at the Tiverton Public Library in April. Customers are encouraged to visit tivertonlibrary.org or call 401-625-6796 to learn more and to register.

Programs

Wednesday, April 6, 6:00 p.m.

Meet the creators

Knitters, quilters and do-it-yourselfers: come craft with us in the community hall on the first Wednesday of each month! Socialize with other crafters, get project ideas, ask questions, and share tips and advice. Must bring own equipment and supplies.

Monday, April 11, 11 a.m.

Your Life, Your Legacy – Reverse Mortgages and Final Arrangements

Mike Kennedy of East Coast Capital and Shannon McArthur of Dignity Memorial will be here to talk and answer your questions about reverse mortgages and pre-planning your final arrangements. Planning now can bring you peace of mind – for you and for those you love. Space is limited; registration is mandatory.

Wednesday, April 13, 6:30 p.m.

Evening with the author: The year the world stopped with Susan Brescia

Author and artist Susan Brescia will share how she turned adversity into something positive during COVID-19 and what inspired her to commemorate this once-in-a-lifetime event. Sue will discuss the creative process of journaling through art. View original charcoal drawings from the book as Sue tells their real-life stories of love, heroism, selflessness and hope.

Wednesday, April 20, 6:30 p.m.

ASL Dating

Join us on the third Wednesday of every month to practice American Sign Language (ASL). Explore ASL resources, learn new signs, and practice what you’ve learned with adults of all abilities!

Wednesday, April 27, 5:30 p.m.

Movie night: Dear Evan Hansen

Join us for a free screening of Dear Evan Hansen (2021; PG-13; 2h, 17m). Film adaptation of the Tony and Grammy Award-winning musical about Evan Hansen, a high school student with social anxiety disorder, and his journey of self-discovery and acceptance after a classmate’s suicide.

Friday, April 29, 3:30 p.m.

CreaTIV Craft: May Day basket

Join us every month for fun and creativity! This month we will be making May Day baskets. All materials are provided. Please register to reserve your spot.

Book clubs

Friday April 8, 10.30 a.m. or Wednesday April 20, 6 p.m.

Tiverton Public Library Book Group

The Tiverton Public Library Book Group offers talks the second Friday of the month at 10:30 am AND the third Wednesday of the month at 6:00 pm. Everyone is welcome! This month we discuss The Island of Lost Trees by Elif Shafak. Copies of the book are available at the library for departure.

Monday, April 18, 2:00 p.m.

Bajah Book Club

Come join us in the cat room of Bajah’s Cat Cafe at 137 Main Road for a discussion on Murder pending by Miranda James. Copies of the book are available at the Tiverton Public Library and Bajah’s Cat Cafe.

Tuesday, April 19, 10:15 a.m.

Tiverton Senior Center Book Club

The Tiverton Seniors Book Group meet at the Senior Center, 207 Canonicus Street, to discuss Hotel at the corner of bitter and sweet by Jamie Ford. Copies of the book are available at the library and at the Senior Center. Everyone is welcome!

Thursday, April 21, 1:00 p.m.

Union Public Library Book Club

The Union Public Library Book Group will meet at the Tiverton Public Library Learning Center on April 21 at 1:00 p.m. for a discussion on the indigo girl by Natasha Boyd. Copies of the book are available at both libraries. Everyone is welcome to join!

Technology

Tuesday, April 5, 6:00 p.m.

Introducing Flipster
Learn how to read magazines on your tablet or smartphone for FREE. Attendance is limited. Registration is mandatory.

Tuesday, April 12, 6 p.m.

Introducing Libby
Learn to read/listen to books for FREE on your tablet, smartphone or eReader. Attendance is limited. Registration is mandatory.

Tuesday, April 19, 6 p.m.

Cricut Explorer Air 2
Check out what this popular homemade machine has to offer. We will also review the accessories. Attendance is limited. Registration is mandatory.

Tuesday, April 26, 6 p.m.

Apply Cricut Vinyl Decals
Watch how we design, cut, weed and apply Cricut vinyl to mug and t-shirt. Attendance is limited. Registration is mandatory.

All the month

Technical help

Our Technology Coordinator, Kristin, is available to help with technology. You can bring your own device, use our computers or just ask questions about topics that interest you! Either make an appointment or, if you have a quick question, take advantage of our walk-in sessions, every other Saturday, starting April 2. There are no stupid questions!