Weaver Library September Programs
First Wednesday Book Club at the Weaver Library
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 ~ 10:30am
Join a lively discussion of Tana French’s In the Woods. The book is available at Weaver Library.
Weaver Library Farmers Market
Thursday, September 5, 2019 ~ 4 -7pm
Music by Justin Marra. Special Food Demonstration by Washington County Fair multiple blue ribbon winner Pam Fitzpatrick. Baker Pam, owner of Mariska’s, will demonstrate how to make a pie crust from scratch. Taste a sample of Pam’s pies!
RESCHEDULED: Concert on the Weaver Lawn: The New Providence Big Band
Sunday, September 8, 2019 ~ 1:30pm
Featuring the dynamic vocalist Katie Kleyla, this fun big band performs the great standards. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy one more outdoor concert. (The library will be open from 1 -5pm on September 8th resuming Sunday hours now through Memorial Day, 2020.)
Second Tuesday Book Clubs at the Weaver Library
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 ~ 2pm or 7pm
Join a lively discussion of Jincy Willett’s Amy Falls Down. The book is available at Weaver Library.
Costs and Consequences of the Post-9/11 Wars at the Weaver Library
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 ~ 7pm
Dr. Neta C. Crawford, Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science at Boston University and the Co-Director of the Costs of War Project at Brown University will speak about the costs of the post-9/11 wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the related violence in Pakistan and Syria. Co-sponsored by the Mission and Justice Committee of the Barrington Congregational Church UCC, the East Bay Citizens for Peace, and the East Providence Public Library.
Weaver Library Farmers Market
Thursday, September 12, 2019 ~ 4 -7pm
Music by Cardboard Ox. Join us for a special day for our last market of the 2019 season. Meet lovely alpacas from the Lazy K Ranch and check out all the fabulous alpaca products. Need your knives or scissors sharpened? B’Ladies does an awesome job! Stock up on your favorite products that make great gifts~ potholders and market bags, honey, beeswax candles, coffee, soaps, hot sauce, and lots of items from Harvest Kitchen!
Lloyd Kaplan and the Aristocats in Concert at the Weaver Library
Monday, September 16, 2019 ~ 7pm
The amazing Aristocats are in the house! Need we say more? Who else has a swing and jazz repertoire of hundreds of songs without a sheet of music to be seen? Don’t miss this Rhode Island musical treasure.
Great Books Discussion Group at the Weaver Library
Thursday, September 19, 2019 ~ 12:30pm
Join a fascinating group led by Dr. Geoff Berg to discuss Religion and Neurology by William James. New members are always welcome. Call 401-434-2453 or email Joyce May at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
New England Lighthouses and the People Who Kept Them at the Weaver Library
Monday, September 23, 2019 ~ 7pm
Jeremy D'Entremont tells the history of New England's historic and picturesque lighthouses primarily focusing on the colorful and dramatic stories of lighthouse keepers and their families. D'Entremont has written more than 20 books on lighthouse history and other maritime topics. He is the President of the American Lighthouse Foundation and the founder of Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouses. Co-sponsored by the East Providence Historical Society, the Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse, and the East Providence Public Library. Books will be available for sale and signing.
The Doctor Broad: A Mafia Love Story at the Weaver Library
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 ~ 7pm
Dr. Barbara Roberts, author of The Doctor Broad, was a devout Catholic schoolgirl who grew up to be a physician, an atheist, feminist, anti-war activist – as well as a Mob doctor and Mob mistress. The man she kept alive and out of prison was Raymond L. S. Patriarca, the long-time head of the New England Mafia. A highly respected cardiologist, Dr. Roberts founded and directed the Women’s Cardiac Center at the Miriam Hospital in Providence, RI from 2002 to 2016. She is the recipient of many awards, has written numerous books, and was named a Top Doctor for Women three times by RI Monthly. Books will be available for sale and signing.
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