Library Hours

Monday- Thursday 9:30am-8:00pm

Friday 9:30am-6:00pm

Saturday 9:30am-5:00pm

Author Talk w/ Dr. Michael Fine-

The Jewish Prince of Denmark and Other Stories

Thursday, May 2nd- 6:00pm

Dr. Fine will visit the library to discuss his new book, The Jewish Prince of Denmark and Other Stories. Copies of the book will be available. The book is a collection of short stories about Jews and non-Jews, living together in a confusing world and trying to find a way to continue to do so, in a world that keeps changing, collapsing in on itself, the ground changing under everyone’s feet.


Yoga Class

Monday, May 6th- 5:30pm

Join us for an all levels yoga class led by local instructor Gina Raheb, owner of Natural Fitness in Narragansett. Children are invited if accompanied by an adult. Registration is required and space is limited.


Mah Jongg

Tuesday, May 7th- 2:00pm

Join us to play Mah Jongg on the 1st Tuesday of the month! Please note this group is just for beginners with some experience playing. There is no instruction. Registration is required and space is limited.


Monthly Meditation

Thursday, May 9th- 6:30pm

These classes will teach Inner Light Meditation. This is a seated class and there are no restrictions on age or ability. Registration is required. 


Knitting Circle

Fridays, May 10th & 24th- 1:00pm

Bring your own knit or crochet project and socialize with others! There is no instruction and supplies will not be provided. The group meets monthly on the 2nd & 4th Friday.

Dementia: Breaking the Stigma

Monday, May 13th- 2:00pm

Join us for an informational presentation on dementia presented by ShipShape RI. Dementia is often misdiagnosed and misunderstood. Join us and learn: What it is, Where it comes from and What it looks like AND hear what it is like living with the disease from Marc Archambault. Registration required.


Genealogy Club

Monday, May 13th- 6:00pm

The Genealogy group meets at the library once a month and new members are always welcome! The group is made up of family historians interested in sharing resources and tips to accurately find their ancestors while helping others with their search.

Meditation for Healthy Living w/ Dr. Post

Wednesday, May 15th- 6:30pm

Discover a simple meditation technique that can melt away stress and be a powerful addition to a healthy living regimen. Facilitated by Dr. Alan Post, long time meditator and contributing author to "Meditation as Medication for the Soul" by Rajinder Singh who has been practicing meditation for over 30 years. Registration required.


Internet Scam/Fraud Seminar

Thursday, May 16th- 2:00pm

Join us for an informational session to prevent future scams presented by the Narragansett Police Department. Refreshments will be provided. The session will cover: 

  • Recognizing Internet Scams, Fraud, and ID Theft.
  • Types of scams
  • What to do if you or someone you know is being victimized by scams.
  • Tips and tricks in dealing with scams and preventing future attempts.
  • Case Studies on actual scams that have occurred right here in Narragansett.
  • How to report scam attempts.


Adopt-a-Houseplant: Indoor Plant Swap!

Saturday, May 18th- 11:00am-1:00pm

Join us for another exciting library plant swap! You are welcome to bring cuttings, a plant you no longer want, or just stop by and pick up a plant. First come first served.

Card Crafting

Monday, May 20th- 6:30pm

Join us to make a special card to show someone you care! All materials will be provided. Registration is required & space is limited.


Watercolor Class

Wednesday, May 22nd- 1:00pm

Join us for an instructional watercolor class led by Sue Greco! All supplies will be provided. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Narragansett Library. Registration required and will begin on May 8th at 9:30am.

Tuesday Movie: Priscilla

Tuesday, May 28th- 4:00pm

Through Priscilla’s eyes, the unseen side of a great American myth in Elvis and Priscilla's long courtship and turbulent marriage, from a German army base to his dream-world estate at Graceland, in this deeply felt and ravishingly detailed portrait of love, fantasy, and fame.

(Rated R, 1 hr. 53 mins)

The Astrology Guide: Understanding Your Signs

Wednesday, May 29th- 6:00pm

Join us for a local author talk by Claudia Trivelas where she will discuss her book, The Astrology Guide: Understanding Your Signs, Your Gifts and Yourself. Registration required.


Waterfire: Celebrating 30 Years

Thursday, May 30th- 6:30pm

Join us on to help celebrate 30 years of WaterFire and to hear Barnaby Evans, an American artist who works globally in many media including sculpture, photography, film, garden design, architectural projects, writing and conceptual works, share his artistic journey. Registration required.


Adult Book Clubs

Morning Book Talk

Monday, May 13th 10:30am

Join us for coffee and chat about what you're reading! A great way to get new book suggestions from others.

Afternoon: Wednesday,

May 8th 1:00pm

This month we'll be reading Daughters of Nantucket by Julie Gersenblatt. Copies are available at the Circulation Desk.

Evening: Wednesday,

May 22nd 6:30pm

This month we'll be reading Solito by Javier Zamora Copies are available at the Circulation Desk.

Youth Services Programs

New Museum Pass- Audrain Automobile Museum

Stop by the Children's Room to checkout a museum pass for Audrain in Newport! Each pass gets two free admissions. For more information call 401-789-9507 ext. 2.

Police Station Tour

Tuesday, May 7th- 5:00pm

Families and children of all ages are invited to come learn about our next-door neighbors, the police station! We will meet in the Program Room to learn about police officers and what they do, and then walk over together to see the station and the police cars/other vehicles used by the station.


Sportstacking: Cup Stacking with Speed!

Saturday, May 25th- 11:00am

Kids in grades 1-5 are invited to learn Sportstacking, which is a type of speedstacking with pyramids of cups. Our instructor Mr. Glenn Costello will teach us the proper mechanics of stacking and incorporate it into fun games that support cardio, muscles, and agility. Registration is required and begins on May 10th. 

News from The Friends of the

Narragansett Library

Monthly Meeting- Monday, May 6th at 1:00pm.

Save the Date! Our annual Book Sale will be June 20th-22nd. The Library will be accepting book donations in good condition beginning May 1st.