All Upcoming Events

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Scratching your head trying to use technology? Do you not do computers well? Drop in and see us if you are looking for somewhere to ask for help using your electronic devices.   This event is in partnership with ATEL and Cyber Seniors @ URI.  
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Join us on April 19th at 6pm for our Taylor Swift celebration! We will have food, trivia, friendship bracelet making, and more as we celebrate the release of her new album The Tortured Poets Department. Teens can be dropped off and picked up at 8pm for this event. This is strictly for teens in…
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Saturday, April 20th, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. On Saturday, April 20th, children of all ages can drop-in Youth Services to create a fun craft. From 11am to 3pm children can visit the library and use the provided materials to create a piece of art! This is a drop-in children’s program. Please call Youth…
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On April 22nd from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., children can visit Youth Services to make an Earth Day craft. This is a drop-in children’s program. Please call Youth Services at 822-9102 with any questions.  
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Monday, April 22nd @ 1 p.m. Reading Across RI (RARI) 2024 selection: Solito by Javier Zamora "A young poet tells the unforgettable story of his harrowing migration from El Salvador to the United States at the age of nine." For more information, contact Lauren at lwalker@coventrylibrary.org or…
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"According to Confucius, "an educated woman is a worthless woman," but Tan Yunxian -- born into an elite family, yet haunted by death, separations, and loneliness -- is being raised by her grandparents to be of use. Her grandmother is one of only a handful of female doctors in China, and she…
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Space is limited so please go to reference desk to register or call 822-9105. No laptop is needed; the library has one for you to use during the class.    
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Space is limited so please go to reference desk to register or call 822-9105. No laptop is needed; the library has one for you to use during the class.  
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Children can stop by anytime for a take home Mother's Day craft while supplies last!  Make a cute frame for Mom.
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Space is limited so please go to reference desk to register or call 822-9105. No laptop is needed; the library has one for you to use during the class.  
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If you enjoy Scrabble or would like to sharpen your skills, join us each month for this engaging game.  We will provide the games.  Registration is required for planning. Please call 397-3873.
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Our evening book club date may be subject to changing pending completion of carpet installation. We read different genres each month and enjoy a lively book discussion.  This month we are reading Mad Honey by Jodi Picoult.  Registration is closed at this time.    
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Thursday, May 2nd @ 6 p.m. at Black Oak Kitchen & Drinks The Mercies by Kiran Millwood Hargrave "Finnmark, Norway, 1617. Twenty-year-old Maren Magnusdatter stands on the craggy coast, watching the sea break into a sudden and reckless storm. Forty fishermen, including her brother and father,…
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Our Rug Braiders and Country Crafters meet most Saturdays to work on individual projects and share ideas. You are welcome to stop in with your current knitting or crochet projects or inquire about rug braiding, if you are interested.  Now is a great time to learn the art of rug braiding since we…
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Join us each week for our lovely quilting class. We have a spacious crafting room dedicated to our quilters!  Fabric can be provided or bring your own.  If possible, bring your own machine.  We do have machines available.  All sewing levels and new project suggestions always welcome!   Please call…
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Monday, May 6th @ 6 p.m. Join our newest book discussion group! Each month a different staff member will be picking the book and leading the discussion. The Staff Picks Book Group meets on the first Monday of the month at 6 p.m. in the library. About May's pick: Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier…
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Coventry Public Library & the Wantaknowhow Garden Club present:  In the Garden with Eleanor Roosevelt Monday, May 6th @ 6 p.m. It is the summer of 1949. Eleanor Roosevelt is hosting a garden picnic at her home in Hyde Park where she is recognizing contributions to the Victory Garden effort…
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All welcome to join our knitting and crochet group each Tuesday at 6pm at Greene Library. Its a nice way to share ideas, provide useful tips and support.   If you are just getting started, we have experienced members who can help to get you started.  Call ahead to register at 397-3873. or just…
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Children, ages 2 to 5,enjoy Storytime at Greene Library each week.  We will read seasonal stories, make a fun craft  and enjoy playtime with friends!  Registration is currently full at this time but we will take names for our wait list. Please call 397-3873 to inquire.
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Monday, May 13th @ 6 p.m. Join us at the library as the Coventry Historical Society shares information about Coventry's earliest inhabitants! Registration is recommended for planning purposes. To register, please contact Lauren at lwalker@coventrylibrary.org or 822-9104.
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Our Afternoon Book Club meets on the second Tuesday of each month.  We read a variety of genres  and enjoy a lively discussion!  This month we are reading historical fiction set in New York City by Fiona Davis, The Lion's of 5th Avenue. Light refreshments will be served.   Registration is currently…
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Families with children in grades K-5 can join us at the library on Wednesday, May 15th at 5 pm for a historical presentation of Sally Ride, America’s first woman astronaut. Sheryl Faye’s presentation of Sally Ride is a fun and interactive show! The presentation includes audience participation to…
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All welcome to join our lovely poetry group each month with former teacher Laurie Murphy .  Laurie will provide a prompt each month to inspire and challege our creativity!  Our talented group includes published poets, writers who want to improve their craft and new poets who are just getting…
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On May 18th, children of all ages can drop-in Youth Services to create a fun craft. From 11am to 3pm children can visit the library and use the provided materials to create a piece of art!
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Monday, May 20th @ 1 p.m. Hello Beautiful by Ann Napolitano "William Waters grew up in a house silenced by tragedy, where his parents could hardly bear to look at him, much less love him. So it's a relief when his skill on the basketball court earns him a scholarship to college, far away from…