May 26, 2020

Weaver Library November Adult Programs


41 Grove Avenue, East Providence, RI 02914 401-434-2453

How Valuable Are Your Old Books at the Weaver Library
Monday, November 4, 2019 ~ 7pm

Rare book dealer Ray Rickman returns to Weaver Library with his popular program that provides information and insights about what makes a book valuable. Mr. Rickman will answer questions about almost any book with both expertise and humor. This is a fun learning experience for everyone who attends. Audience members are encouraged to bring up to three books for a free appraisal.

First Wednesday Book Club at the Weaver Library
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 ~ 10:30am

Join a lively discussion of Stewart O’Nan’s Emily, Alone. Books are available at Weaver Library.

Second Tuesday Book Clubs at the Weaver Library
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 ~ 2pm or 7pm

Join a lively discussion of Elizabeth Kostova’s The Shadow Land. Books are available at Weaver Library.

It’s Just the Way It Was: Inside the War on the New England Mob and other stories: Author Talk at the Weaver Library
Monday, November 18, 2019 ~ 7pm

Brendan Doherty (former Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police) and Joe Broadmeadow (Retired Captain from East Providence Police) will discuss their new book, It’s Just the Way It Was: Inside the War on the New England Mob and other stories. Doherty and Broadmeadow take you inside the investigations, covert surveillances, and murky world of informants in the war against Organized Crime. Make no mistake about it; it was a war targeting the insidious nature of the mob and their detrimental effect on Rhode Island and throughout New England. Books will be available for sale and signing.

Great Books Discussion Group at the Weaver Library
Thursday, November 21, 2019 ~ 12:30pm

Join a fascinating group led by Dr. Geoff Berg to discuss A Small Good Thing by Raymond Carver. New members are always welcome. Call 401-434-2453 or email Joyce May at for details.

Cybersecurity Essentials at the Weaver Library
Monday, November 25, 2019 ~ 7pm

From ransomware to SIM card swaps, criminals possess an arsenal of tools to steal identities and make lives miserable. Today, all it takes is one misclick to get hacked, and recovery can be long and painful. Library Director Michael Carlozzi will present strategies to help keep you and your information safe while online as well as how to respond swiftly and systematically should you become a victim. Subjects covered will include old threats such as "phishing" as well as as emerging risks like ransomware and SIM (phone) swapping.

Library programs are free and open to all. No registration is necessary unless otherwise noted.


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