2018-04-05 / Upcoming Events

LIBRARY CORNER

JAMESTOWN PHILOMENIAN LIBRARY ALL PROGRAMS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Grades 3-4 Book Club – Rooftoppers by Katherine Rundell Wednesday, April 11 3-4 p.m. “Join plucky heroine Sophie, her eccentric guardian Charles, and her intrepid orphan allies on the rooftops of Victorian Paris, as they encounter suspense and adventure that will keep kids of all ages on the edge of their seats right to the heartwarming end.”

Living Literature performance of — The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas Thursday, April 5 6:30-7:45 p.m. Living Literature is a collective of Rhode Island-based artists and educators who teach literature through a unique and imaginative process. Participants experience the literature on their feet while observers see the story unfold before them.

Needles Galore Knitting Group Monday, April 9 2-4 p.m. Knitting instruction for beginners and project assistance for the more experienced knitter with Nancy Mowbray. Newcomers and drop-ins are welcome. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Friends of Jamestown Philomenian Library

Tuesday Matinee Tuesday, April 10 1:30-3:30 p.m. The Man Who Invented Christmas - PG | 1h 44min | Biography, Comedy, Drama | 2017. Dan Stevens, Mark Schrier, Patrick Joseph Byrnes. In 1843, the celebrated British novelist, Charles Dickens, is at a low point in his career with three flops behind him and his family expenses piling up at home. Determined to recover, Dickens decides to write a Christmas story and self-publish it in less than two months. Dickens struggles for inspiration against his frustrations and his characters’ opinions in a literary challenge creating a classic tale that would define the essential soul of modern Christmas.

Dewey’s Readers Book Group — nonfiction that reads like fiction Wednesday, April 11 6:30-7:30 p.m. Lost Cat by Caroline Paul & Cat Stories by James Harriot

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