573 Putnam Pike
Greenville, RI 02828
Phone: 401-949-3630
Fax: 401-949-0530

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The Mystery Book Club will be reading Crooked Numbers by Tim O’Mara. The group will meet on Tuesday, March 7th at 1:30 pm.

The Cesareo’s Circle Book Club will be reading Georgia: a Novel of Georgia O’Keefe by Dawn Tripp. The group will meet on Thursday, March 9th at 6:30 pm.

The Picnic Table Reads Book Club will be reading In the Kitchen by Monica Ali. The group will meet on Thursday, March 16th at 1:00 pm.

The Dish & Dine Book Club will be meeting on Monday, March 13th at 2:00 pm. We will be reading and preparing dishes from Skinnytaste: light on calories, big on flavor by Gina Homolka. Call Cassie to join 401-949-3630 ext. 117. This group meets at the Smithfield Senior Center.

Monday Matinee for Grownups
Monday, March 6th at 1:00 pm

This month, we will be showing Sully, based on Captain Sullenberger’s incredible landing dubbed “Miracle on the Hudson”. In spite of this miraculous feat, an investigation was brewing behind the scenes that threated the hero’s career and reputation. Rated PG-13. Running time 96 minutes.
 
Irish Song & Dance with Mary King
Saturday, March 11th at 4:00 pm

Join us for a performance by musicians Phil Edmonds, Kevin Fallon, and Mary King that embraces Irish history and culture in story and song. Please register by calling the library at 401-949-3630 or registering on our event calendar at www.yourlibrary.ws.

 

Well Water Workshop
Monday, March 20th at 6:00 pm

URI Cooperative Extension Water Quality Coordinator Alyson McCann and the Department of Health Private Well Program Manager Peter DiPippo will visit the Greenville Library to distribute well water testing kits. There will be a workshop on well water and an opportunity for Q & A. On Wednesday, March 22nd from 9:00 am to 10:00 am they will return to pick up the samples and paperwork along with payment for the testing ($95.00). Samples will be taken to the RI State Health Labs for analysis. To register, please call the library at 401-949-3630 or visit the event calendar at www.yourlibrary.ws.

Women’s History Month
Documentary Film Series
Every Wednesday in March at 2:00 pm

Wed. March 3rd
Makers: Women Who Make America: “Review the story of how women have helped shape America over the last fifty years through one of the most sweeping social revolutions in American history, in pursuit of their rights to a full and fair share of political power, economic opportunity, and personal autonomy.”

 

Wed. March 8th (International Women’s Day)
Bhutto: the story of Benazir Bhutto, the first woman to lead a Muslim nation following her father’s overthrow and execution. Bhutto showed great courage through controversy as she battled the corrupt political culture and emerging radical Islam in Pakistan, until she met her own untimely death.

Wed. March 15th
Alice’s Ordinary People: The story of Alice Tregay, an ordinary woman who made an extraordinary commitment to voting rights and equality for African Americans in Chicago to become a heroine of the Civil Rights Movement.

Wed. March 22nd 
Anita: Speaking Truth to Power: Lawyer Anita Hill made history and headlines when she came forward with allegations of sexual harassment against Clarence Thomas, who was soon to be appointed Supreme Court Justice. Hill’s courage inspired women to find their voice in the face of harassment, and has continued to fight for justice for women throughout her life. (77 minutes)

Wed. March 29th
Why We Laugh: Funny Women: “Veteran funny lady Joan Rivers hosts an honest look into the lives of the most famous women in comedy through personal, in-depth interviews. Some of the most talented female comics working today shed light on the courage, dedication, and passion that is required to be successful in a male-dominated scene.” (87 mins)