May 28, 2020

Weaver Library May Adult Programs


An Evening with Stephen Foster and Mark Twain
Monday, May 6, 2019 ~ 7pm
Ed Sweeney (guitar and banjo) and Mary King (fiddle, mountain dulcimer, and Celtic Harp) have combined their talents to bring audiences back in time to experience the beautiful melodies of Stephen Foster and the hilarious quips of Mark Twain in an Americana program that will entertain all ages.

The Opioid Crisis: We Need to Talk! Register for a free book!
Monday, May 13, 2019 ~ 7pm
Weaver Library hosts the first of two important book events to engage the community in a conversation about the opioid crisis. J. Russell Teagarden leads a discussion of Beth Macy’s 2018 Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company That Addicted America, a highly acclaimed work that looks at the crisis from multiple perspectives. Mr. Teagarden, a research affiliate in the Center of Biomedical Innovation at MIT, has worked in many aspects of health care, including clinical research, pharmacy, health policy, ethics, education, and medical humanities. Be one of the first 25 people to register and receive a free copy of the book. Questions? Call Joyce at 401-434-2453 or email Sponsored by East Providence Public Library and the East Providence Prevention Council.

Gained in Translation II: A Concert of International Music
Monday, May 20, 2019 ~ 7pm

After packing the house last year, “Gained in Translation II” returns to Weaver Library continuing its exploration among the intersections of language and song. The new program features familiar jazz and pop songs – musical pleasures shared around the world – performed in six languages by a tight-k nit ensemble featuring Victoria Richter (vocals, accordion), Shep Shapiro (bass), Chris Brooks (guitar), Clune (drums), and Maurice Methot (guitar and vocals).

Passport Day
Monday, June 3, 2019 ~ 4pm - 8pm

The East Providence Public Library is pleased to offer another Passport Day! U.S. citizens planning international travel may apply for their passports at the library on June 3rd. Passport agents will be at the library from 4 -8pm to process applications for individuals and families, and answer any questions about the passport process. They will also be able to take passport photos for a fee of $10. Detailed information can be found at

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

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


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