Weaver Library April Adult and Family Programs
41 Grove Avenue, East Providence, RI 02914 401-434-2453 eastprovidencelibrary.org
The Edna Project: A Unique Concert
Monday, April 1, 2019 7pm
Partners in marriage and music, Liz Queler and Seth Farber are both three time Grammy nominees. With individual credits including appearances at the Newport Folk Festival and Carnegie Hall (Liz) and the conducting podium of numerous Broadway shows (Seth), the talented duo presents a unique sound heavy on harmonies with influences from Appalachia, bluegrass, gospel, and rock. The Edna Project sets 21 poems of Edna St. Vincent Millay to music.
2019 Reading Across RI Performance and Book Discussion
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 6:30pm
Living Literature is proud to present a 30 minute readers theatre presentation of the 2019 Reading Across Rhode Island selection, What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City by Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha. A book discussion will follow the program.
First Wednesday Book Club
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 10:30am
Members will discuss the 1939 mystery And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie. Copies of the book are available at Weaver Library.
Second Tuesday Book Club
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 2pm or 7pm
Members will discuss Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward, the only woman to win the National Book Award twice. Copies of the book are available at Weaver Library.
It’s Rhode Island Library Day!
Saturday, April 13, 2019
Stop by your favorite library for a coffee and a munchkin from 10 -11:30am. Have fines? We’ll waive them on RI Library Day! Check out all that we have to offer from new books and movies to technology, classes and programs for all ages. Your Library even has a fun Farmers Market starting on June 20th!
Recycle Old Electronics at the Weaver Library!
Saturday, April 13, 2019 10am -1pm
Bring your computers, monitors, laptops, cell phones, mice, keyboards, printers, stereo equipment, telephones, televisions, microwaves, and other electronic gadgetry regardless of age or condition. Auto/marine batteries and battery backups are accepted too. This free event is coordinated with Indie Cycle, LLC, RI owned company. Call 434-2453 or see eastprovidencelibrary.org for details. (A $10 disposal fee is charged for laser-jet printers and small appliances containing Freon.)
Concert: Songs from Moby Dick
Monday, April 15, 2019 7pm
Celebrated Chicago songwriter Michael P. Smith performs original songs inspired by Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick. Smith’s stirring compositions set the texts from this seminal novel as ballads, shanties, story-songs and powerful anthems. Best known for writing The Dutchman, Smith has been singing and composing since the 1960s, and his rich and challenging songs have been recorded by more than 30 performers.
Great Books Discussion Group
Thursday, April 18, 2019 12:30pm
Join facilitator Dr. Geoff Berg and a group of men and women for a thoughtful discussion of “The Eulogy of Martin Luther King” by Robert Kennedy. Contact Joyce at 401-434-2453 to register and for a copy of the reading.
Weaver Library programs are free and open to all. No registration necessary unless otherwise noted.