Willett Free Library

Willett Free Library

The Willett Free Library was founded as the Saunderstown Library Association in 1885. It has occupied its current building since 1903, with a complete renovation occurring in 2013. The smallest library open to the public in Rhode Island, the Willett is located in the heart of the historic village of Saunderstown. The library is part of Ocean State Libraries, the statewide network of public and private libraries. Find out about our hours, events, or search the catalog here.

Call us at: 401-294-2081 or email us at willettfree@gmail.com. Better yet, stop by!


 

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THIS SATURDAY!!!

WILLETT FREE LIBRARY BOOK, BAKE & ART SALE

9 AM TO NOON

POST OFFICE PARK, SAUNDERSTOWN, RI

GENTLY USED AND COLLECTIBLE BOOKS, KIDS’ BOOKS, HOMEMADE BAKED GOODS, FRESH FOODS & FLOWERS, ART,

& RON THE BALLOON MAN!


 

KIDS! MAKE A LIVING ROCKWALL! Monday, July 23, 4-5 PM

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center will bring live snakes, salamanders, and other creatures that live in rockwalls. And they’ll tell us how to make our own rockwall. ALL AGES. NO REGISTRATION. JOIN THE FUN!!!


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Summer Reading Club

Kids, read 5 books before August 16th and  be eligible to win prizes! Sign up now at the library.


GUITAR LESSONS

FOR TEENS AND TWEENS

TUESDAYS through August 14, 4-5 PM

Drop in or call the library to register

With guitarist/teacher Kerry Wholey. Please bring an  acoustic guitar to class. 


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KIDS’ MOVIE!

Thursday, July 26, 4 PM

The Greatest Showman

The Greatest Showman, an American musical, stars Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson, and Zendaya. The film is inspired by the story of P. T. Barnum’s creation of the Barnum & Bailey Circus and the lives of its star attractions.
Rated PG; 1 hour, 45 minutes; 2017

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Gentle Yoga

Weekly yoga classes with Betsy Marcotte and Julie Andrews.

Fridays, 9-10:15 a.m. through August 31 at St. John’s Chapel, 10 Church Way, Saunderstown.

$10 per session and all donations benefit the Willett Free Library! Please register in advance at the library.


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Story Time: Mondays (except holidays) 3:45-4:30 p.m.

Stories, songs, crafts, fun. No registration needed. Best for children under 5.


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Beyond Beginning Guitar Class: Mondays (except holidays), 6-7 p.m.

Chords, rhythms, finger style, and plenty of songs. For adults and teens 15 and up. Bring a playable acoustic guitar. 

Beginning Guitar Class: Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

A small group class teaching open chords, strumming, and simple songs. For adults and teens 15 and up. Bring a playable acoustic guitar. 


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Conversational Italian with Dora Waters. Fridays, 4-5 p.m.

Please contact the library for details. Space is limited.