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

Encore Search:
Classic Catalog & View your patron record here


Mon, Tue, Wed, Thurs
9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday and Saturday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday openings begin on
Sept. 11, 2016
Driving Directions
Site Map

Adult Programs

December 2017

The Library will be closed on Christmas Eve 12/24, Christmas Day 12/25. The Library will be closed on New Year’s Day, 1/1.

The Mystery Book Club will be reading The Dread Line by Bruce DeSilva. The group will meet on Tuesday, December 5th at 1:30 pm.

The Cesareo’s Circle Book Club will be reading My Antonia by Willa Cather. The group will meet on Thursday, December 14th at 6:30 pm.

The Picnic Table Reads Book Club will be reading The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald. The group will meet on Thursday, December 21st 1:00 pm.

The Dish & Dine Book Club will be meeting again in February after a holiday break. This group meets at the Smithfield Senior Center on the second Monday of each month (unless otherwise noted due to a holiday).


Monday Matinee for Grownups
Monday, December 4th at 1:00 pm

Join us for a screening of Christmas in Connecticut (1945), starring Barbara Stanwyck. An unmarried New York City food writer (who can’t cook) fabricates a story about raising the perfect family on her farm in Connecticut. When her editor invites herself and a returning war hero for Christmas, she must keep up the façade if she wants to keep her job.
Please call the library at 401-949-3630 or visit www.yourlibrary.ws to register.


An Afternoon of Fun with Santa
Families and kids big and small are invited to our 3nd annual “An Afternoon of Fun with Santa” on Saturday, December 9th at 1:00 pm. Children will have the chance to meet Santa, sing along with friends, make a holiday craft, and enjoy a special treat at this all ages family event. Don’t forget to bring your camera to capture the magic!

Craft and Relax
Wednesday, December 14th at 6:00 pm

Take a break from the holiday bustle and join us after work for a craft and a viewing of The Muppet Christmas Carol. Make a festive gnome ornament for yourself and/or as a gift. Enjoy refreshments, relax, and replenish your spirits. Please call the library at 401-949-3630 or visit www.yourlibrary.ws to register.


Friends of the Greenville Public Library Holiday Raffle
Now through December 9th stop in to purchase raffle tickets for our awesome prizes including gift certificates, gift baskets, theater tickets and more! Winners will be drawn on December 9th at the “An Afternoon of Fun with Santa” event (winners do not need to be present). Raffle tickets will be available for $1.00 per ticket, $5.00 for 6 tickets, and $10.00 for 12 tickets. We are also selling raffle tickets for a beautiful handmade quilt, crafted and donated by our Monday Morning Quilters. Tickets for the quilt raffle are $5.00 per ticket.
Here are some of our generous donors and sponsors:
Apple Valley Car Wash
Greenville Inn
Jaswell’s Farm
Laura’s Pleasant View Diner
And more!

Coming Soon!

Bone Builders will be coming to the Greenville Public Library in January! We are pleased to announce that Bone Builders will host an evening class at the library at 6:00 pm on Monday evenings. Dates for January are:  1/8, 1/22, & 1/29. Stay tuned for more details in the January newsletter.

Warm Up with a Good Book
Winter Reading Challenge
January 2nd – February 28th

You’ve heard of the Summer Reading Program, but what’s better than a reading marathon to shake those winter blues!? Join in our Warm Up with a Good Book Reading Challenge and you could win a sweet winter treat. Pick up a Warm Up with a Good Book form, record the books you’ve read through January and February, and return your entries to the library. One lucky winner will be drawn on March 1st, so be sure to get all of your entries in by February 28th!