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Archive for June, 2017

Books of Biography & Memoir

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

The Route One Reads initiative is a partnership between 16 affiliate “Centers for the Book” to promote books that illuminate important aspects of their state or commonwealths for readers. In Rhode Island, we have our own affiliate the Rhode Island Center for the Book to select books. Rhode Island’s 2017 book is listed first along with five […]

The Ocean State – Rhode Island

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

We are fortunate to have many great activities to do in the Ocean State. One of them is SAVE the BAY Exploration Center & Aquarium in Newport. It is designed for children and adults who like to come up close to ocean dwelling sea life. Their summer hours are daily from 10:00am to 4:00pm. While […]

2017 RI Farm Scavenger Hunt

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Summer begins on June 20th, and Rhode Island farmers have been busy planting and tending their crops. Enjoy all that RI local farms offer and have fun by participating in the 2017 RI Farm Scavenger Hunt by registering with the RI Fruitgrowers. In between visits, request and read some of the new digital books we have […]

SVF Foundation Annual Visitors Day June 10, 2017

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Enjoy Free Admission on June 10, 2017 and learn more about the Smithsonian and SVF Biodiversity Preservation Project by visiting their Swiss Village site in Newport, RI. For more information, call (401)848-7229 or email info@svffoundation.org. You may also go to their website for more information.  In addition, we have some digital books in our collection […]