Events

Monday, August 21
10:15am - 11:00am
Join us for storytime for 2-5 year olds along with their parents or caregivers, in a 45-minute program featuring books, songs, finger plays, and a craft activity.
Event Location: Children's Room
Monday, August 21
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Evolution of the Urban Forest - led by Chris Fletcher, a managing arborist for Bartlett Tree Services. He also is a caretaker of Juniper Hill Cemetery, one of three landmark graveyards in Rhode Island. Fletcher will discuss the history and... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Hall
Tuesday, August 22
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Brown Bag Book Discussion Group Meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 12 noon. Bring a sandwich or salad  -  Drinks provided. New-comers and drop-ins are welcome! books are available at the library's circulation desk.
Event Location: Small Conference Room
Tuesday, August 22
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Romancing the Stone PG | 1h 46min | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 1984                                                                            A romance writer sets off to Colombia to ransom her kidnapped sister, and soon finds herself in the... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Hall
Wednesday, August 23
10:15am - 10:45am
Join us for "Mother Goose Time", a 30 minute, play-based program featuring nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and books for children from birth to 2 years along with a parent or caregiver.
Event Location: Children's Room
Wednesday, August 23
11:15am - 12:00pm
Join us for storytime for 2-5 year olds along with their parents or caregivers, in a 45-minute program featuring books, songs, finger plays, and a craft activity.
Event Location: Children's Room
Wednesday, August 23
2:00pm - 4:00pm
ice cream social to welcome new families to Jamestown
Event Location: Meeting Hall
Thursday, August 24
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Children of all ages are invited to drop in for any amount of time during these afternoons in order to help Build a Better World! Participants 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.    
Event Location: Meeting Hall
Thursday, August 24
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Free training that explores the history of racism and classism in the US and RI. The training includes lecture, activities, trivia, dialogue, roll-play and more.
Event Location: Meeting Hall
Monday, August 28
10:15am - 11:00am
Join us for storytime for 2-5 year olds along with their parents or caregivers, in a 45-minute program featuring books, songs, finger plays, and a craft activity.
Event Location: Children's Room
Monday, August 28
1:30pm - 3:30pm
The Princess Bride  PG | 1h 38min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy | 9 October 1987 (USA) While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride.
Event Location: Meeting Hall
Monday, August 28
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Knitting instruction with Nancy Mowbry. For all skill levels. Open and free to the public Funded by the Friends of Jamestown Library
Event Location: Small Conference Room
Monday, August 28
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Monday Night Mysteries meets the fourth Monday of the Month at 7:00 pm. New-comers and drop-ins are welcome Books are available at the library's circulation desk
Event Location: Small Conference Room
Tuesday, August 29
10:30am - 1:00pm
LWVRI board meeting
Event Location: Sydney Wright Room
Tuesday, August 29
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Sing PG | 1h 48min | Animation, Comedy, Family |2016 In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theater impresario's attempt to save his theater with a singing competition becomes grander than he anticipates even as its... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Hall
Tuesday, August 29
6:00pm - 7:45pm
Meeting to evaluate interest in a class reunion for Jamestown School Classes 1967,68,69.
Event Location: Small Conference Room
Wednesday, August 30
10:15am - 10:45am
Join us for "Mother Goose Time", a 30 minute, play-based program featuring nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and books for children from birth to 2 years along with a parent or caregiver.
Event Location: Children's Room
Wednesday, August 30
11:15am - 12:00pm
Join us for storytime for 2-5 year olds along with their parents or caregivers, in a 45-minute program featuring books, songs, finger plays, and a craft activity.
Event Location: Children's Room
Wednesday, August 30
1:30pm - 3:30pm
The Muppet Movie (1979) G | 1h 35min | Adventure, Comedy, Family | 22 June 1979 (USA) Kermit and his newfound friends trek across America to find success in Hollywood, but a frog-legs merchant is after Kermit.
Event Location: Meeting Hall
Thursday, August 31
1:30pm - 3:30pm
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) PG | 1h 55min | Family, Sci-Fi | 11 June 1982 (USA) A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world.
Event Location: Meeting Hall
Thursday, August 31
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Children of all ages are invited to drop in for any amount of time during these afternoons in order to help Build a Better World! Participants 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.    
Event Location: Children's Room
Friday, September 01
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Beauty and the Beast (2017) PG | 2h 9min | Family, Fantasy, Musical | 17 March 2017 (USA) An adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love.
Event Location: Meeting Hall
Monday, September 04
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Library is closed Saturday, September 2, Sunday, September 3 and Monday, September 4 for the Labor Day Holiday
Event Location: Meeting Hall
Tuesday, September 05
1:30pm - 4:00pm
TBA
Event Location: Meeting Hall
Tuesday, September 05
5:00pm - 6:30pm
HSJ Monthly meeting
Event Location: Small Conference Room
Wednesday, September 06
10:15am - 10:45am
Join us for "Mother Goose Time", a 30 minute, play-based program featuring nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and books for children from birth to 2 years along with a parent or caregiver.
Event Location: Children's Room
Wednesday, September 06
11:15am - 12:00pm
Join us for storytime for 2-5 year olds along with their parents or caregivers, in a 45-minute program featuring books, songs, finger plays, and a craft activity.
Event Location: Children's Room
Wednesday, September 06
3:00pm - 4:00pm
The first Book Club of the school year will be held on Wednesday, September 6 at 3 p.m. We will be reading Nate the Great by Marjorie Weisman Sharmat."When Annie tells him about her missing painting, Nate the Great and his trusted companion, Sam... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Hall
Saturday, September 09
9:30am - 3:00pm
Little Rhody Thrummers, the RI Chapter of the Association of Traditional Rug Hooking  Artists Demonstration from 11:00 TO 12:OO PM.
Event Location: Meeting Hall
Monday, September 11
10:15am - 11:00am
Join us for storytime for 2-5 year olds along with their parents or caregivers, in a 45-minute program featuring books, songs, finger plays, and a craft activity.
Event Location: Children's Room
Tuesday, September 12
1:30pm - 4:00pm
TBA
Event Location: Meeting Hall
Tuesday, September 12
4:45pm - 6:45pm
The Library Board of Trustees meets at 5:00 pm. The public is welcome.
Event Location: Sydney Wright Room
Wednesday, September 13
10:15am - 10:45am
Join us for "Mother Goose Time", a 30 minute, play-based program featuring nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and books for children from birth to 2 years along with a parent or caregiver.
Event Location: Children's Room
Wednesday, September 13
11:15am - 12:00pm
Join us for storytime for 2-5 year olds along with their parents or caregivers, in a 45-minute program featuring books, songs, finger plays, and a craft activity.
Event Location: Children's Room
Wednesday, September 13
3:00pm - 4:00pm
The first Grades 3-4 Book Club of the school year will be held on Wednesday, September 13 at 3 p.m. We will be reading Charlotte's Web by E.B. White. "When he discovers that he is destined to be someone's dinner, Wilbur the pig is desolate until... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Hall
Wednesday, September 13
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Lab Girl by Hope Johren - An illuminating debut memoir of a woman in science; a moving portrait of a longtime friendship; and a stunningly fresh look at plants that will forever change how you see the natural world. Jahren’s probing look... Read More
Event Location: Small Conference Room
Thursday, September 14
5:45pm - 7:45pm
This is to provide local referees with an opportunity to be taught the new rules of the game. Also to engage new referees in discussion regarding video clips on how to make the correct decisions in a match. We will also be providing local referees... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Hall
Monday, September 18
10:15am - 11:00am
Join us for storytime for 2-5 year olds along with their parents or caregivers, in a 45-minute program featuring books, songs, finger plays, and a craft activity.
Event Location: Children's Room
Monday, September 18
6:00pm - 7:45pm
Annual meeting of the West Reach Estates Association
Event Location: Meeting Hall
Tuesday, September 19
1:30pm - 4:00pm
TBA
Event Location: Meeting Hall
Tuesday, September 19
6:45pm - 7:45pm
Monthly meeting of Jamestown Tree Protection & Preservation Committee.
Event Location: Sydney Wright Room
Wednesday, September 20
10:15am - 10:45am
Join us for "Mother Goose Time", a 30 minute, play-based program featuring nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and books for children from birth to 2 years along with a parent or caregiver.
Event Location: Children's Room
Wednesday, September 20
11:15am - 12:00pm
Join us for storytime for 2-5 year olds along with their parents or caregivers, in a 45-minute program featuring books, songs, finger plays, and a craft activity.
Event Location: Children's Room
Wednesday, September 20
3:00pm - 4:00pm
The first Grades 5-6 Book Club of the school year will be held on Wednesday, September 20 at 3 p.m. We will be reading Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli. "He wasn't born with the name Maniac Magee. He came into this world named Jeffrey Lionel Magee... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Hall
Wednesday, September 20
7:00pm - 9:00pm
The Last Battle of the Atlantic-The Sinking of the U-853 by Captain Bill Palmer The Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association will conduct its Annual Meeting on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at the Jamestown Philomenian Library (Large Meeting Room)... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Hall
Saturday, September 23
10:00am - 12:30pm
Toastmasters District 31 Division G - Area 71 and 72 Fall Speech Contest Open to the Public Local Toastmaster Club Winners compete in Humorous Speech and Evaluation Speech Contests at Area level. Winning Area contestants move up to Division G... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Hall
Monday, September 25
10:15am - 11:00am
Join us for storytime for 2-5 year olds along with their parents or caregivers, in a 45-minute program featuring books, songs, finger plays, and a craft activity.
Event Location: Children's Room
Monday, September 25
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Monday Night Mysteries meets the fourth Monday of the Month at 7:00 pm. New-comers and drop-ins are welcome Books are available at the library's circulation desk
Event Location: Small Conference Room
Tuesday, September 26
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Brown Bag Book Discussion Group Meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 12 noon. Bring a sandwich or salad  -  Drinks provided. New-comers and drop-ins are welcome! books are available at the library's circulation desk.
Event Location: Small Conference Room
Tuesday, September 26
1:30pm - 4:00pm
TBA
Event Location: Meeting Hall

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