Willett Free Library

Willett Free Library

The Willett Free Library

45 Ferry Road, Saunderstown, RI, PO Box 178,

Saunderstown, RI 02874

Phone: 401-294-2081; email: willettfree@gmail.com

Open hours: M-F 1-6; Saturdays 9-noon

Founded as the Saunderstown Library Association in 1885, the library has occupied its current building since 1903, with a complete renovation in 2013. It is the smallest library open to the public in Rhode Island and is located in the heart of the historic village of Saunderstown, Rhode Island.

The library is part of Ocean State Libraries, the statewide network of public and private libraries. Find out more, including holiday closings, here: hours, events; or search the catalog here.


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The Willett Free Library Annual Book, Bake & Art Sale

Saturday, July 20, 9 AM – 12 PM

Saunderstown Post Office Park (Rt. 1A & Ferry Rd.)

Books & DVDs for adults and children; local artists’ tables; our renowned bake table; and the Balloon Man !


LIVE MUSIC

NEXT THURSDAY EVENING, JULY 25

7 PM!

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Toddler Story

Story Time

Mondays, 3:45-4:30 PM

Picture book stories, guitar-led songs, crafts, and lots of fun!

Best for babies to age 5. No registration required. Just come!


 

KIDS SUMMER DROP-IN CRAFTS

TUESDAYS!

Stop in anytime, 1:30-5:30 PM, to make a special craft! Kid of all ages welcome!

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KIDS SUMMER BOOK & CRAFT CLUB

WEDNESDAY, July 24, 4-5 PM!

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Join Librarian Jean for read-aloud fun and a special craft.

Best for kids in grades K-3 but all kids welcome!



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Guitar for Beginners

Mondays (except holidays), 5:30-6:30 PM

Easy chords and songs to get you playing!

Beyond Beginning Guitar

Tuesdays, 5:00-6:00 PM

New techniques, rhythms, and fingerstyle, plus lots of songs!

Please bring an acoustic guitar to class; class materials provided. Classes are designed for adults and older teens.


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Conversational Italian with Dora Waters, held on Fridays, 4:00-5:00 PM, will take a break for July. See you in August!


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Willett Poetry Group

Alternate Tuesdays. Next meeting: July 23, 4-5 PM

For all adults and older teens who write poetry!


 

Yoga Sun

Gentle Summer Yoga with Betsy Marcotte!
Fridays, 9:00 – 10:30 AM
through August 30

Yoga Class meets at the Chapel of St. John the Divine, 10 Church Way, Saunderstown

A $10 donation to the Willett Free Library is requested for each session. Stop in to the library to sign up.

Thanks, Betsy!