Greenville Public Library Happenings May 2009 The Newsletter of the Greenville Public Library, Smithﬁeld, Rhode Island 573 Putnam Pike, Greenville, RI 02828 Phone: 401-949-3630, Fax 949-0530 TDI 800-745-5555 www.yourlibrary.ws May 2009 • The library will be closed on Sunday, Sam’s Club Donation to the Greenville Public Library May 10 for Mother’s Day. The Greenville Public Library received a $1,000 donation from Sam’s • The library will be Club in Warwick on February 23. General Manager, Ken Soares, closed on Monday, presented the check to Library Director Chris LaRoux at the store on May 25 for Memorial Pace Blvd. He said that Sam’s Club understands that libraries are be- Day. ing used more heavily now while funding sources are less certain, and Sam’s Club wants to help. The money will be used to purchase books. • Sunday, May 31 will be the last Sun- day the library will There will be a “FRUGAL LIVING PROGRAM” on Saturday, May 9 from be open until Septem- 10:30 am to 11:30 am. This program will teach you ways to save on your every- ber. day living expenses. This program is free and open to the public. Registration is required. Please call 949-3630 ext. 1 to register. Ms. Diana Brennan The Library is always look- The Rhode Island Blood Center Coach will be is the artist for May. ing for people who have at the library on Friday, May 8 from 10:00 am to She will be displaying artwork, collectibles, or just 1:00 pm. her photographs. interesting collections to display in the Castle Display SPORTS HEALTH PROGRAM case for a month at a time. Dr. Hebert Curtis, Jr. of Lincoln Chiropractic will Mr. Lawrence Please call Dorothy Swain at be at the library on Tuesday, May 12 from 6:30 Iadevaia is exhibiting 949-3630 ext. 116 to set up pm to 7:30 pm to discuss topics related to Sports his handmade hand- a time. Health. This program is free and open to the pub- bags in the Castle lic. Registration is required. Please call 949-3630 A representative from CASA Display case in May (Court Appointed Special Ad- vocate) will be at the library on Friday, May 8 from 1:00 MYSTERY BOOK CLUB pm to 2:00 pm, and on Tues- Join the members of the Mys- inside Adult news page 1, 2 day, May 12 from 11:00 am to noon. Please call Kristina tery Book Club on Tuesday, May 5 from 1:30 pm to 2:30 Children's news page 4 DeAngelis at 458-3330 for pm to discuss “In Dublin’s Teen talk page 5 further information and to Fair City” by Rhys Bowen. Library calendar page 6 register. New members are always New titles page 7 welcome. The Newsletter of the Greenville Public Library, Smithﬁeld, Rhode Island Page 2 ARTHRITIS IN SENIORS: RHODE ISLAND: BESTS, CARPAL TUNNEL A CAREGIVER’S PROGRAM FIRSTS, AND UNIQUES, ETC. SYNDROME PROGRAM A representative from Comfort Ms. Roberta Humble will be at Dr. Hebert Curtis, Jr. of Lincoln Keepers will be at the library on the library on Sunday, May 3 Chiropractic will be at the library Saturday, May 2 from 11:00 am from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm to pres- and Tuesday, May 19 from 1:00 to Noon to talk about arthritis and ent the program “Rhode Island: pm to 2:00 pm to discuss how to how caregivers can help seniors Bests, Firsts, and Uniques, etc.” treat and prevent Carpal Tunnel cope with this condition. This Learn how special the state of Syndrome and Repetitive Strain program is free and open to the Rhode Island is. This program is Injury. This program is free and public. Registration is recom- free and open to the public. Reg- open to the public. Registration mended. Please call 949-3630 ext. istration is required. Please call is required. Please call 949-3630 1 to register. 949-3630 ext. 1 to register. ext. 1 to register. WATERCOLOR ART CLASS FOR ADULTS COMMUNITY GARDEN PRESENTATION The library will be hosting a Watercolor Art Class Ms. Gail Tatangelo, a Master Gardener will be at for Adults on Thursday, May 7 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 the library on Wednesday, May 13 from pm. There will be a $15.00 fee and materials charge 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm to do a presentation on organic payable prior to the class. The class will be limited gardening and community gardens. The progam is to 10. Registration is required. Please call 949- free and open to the public. Registration is re- 3630 ext. 1 to register. quired. Please call 949-3630 ext. 1 to register. The library will host a College Financial Aid and College Selection Program on Thursday, May 28 from 6:15 pm. to 7:45 pm. Please call Richard Dieffenbach at 921-4042 to register. Casey, Ben, Michael, and Emma Ryan of the musical group “Fishing With Finnegan” were here performing their Irish music on Sunday, March 29. The Newsletter of the Greenville Public Library, Smithﬁeld, Rhode Island Page 3 YOUR LIBRARY IS THE BEST DEAL IN TOWN. BUSINESS IS BOOMING! Service Provided Last Fiscal Year (2007-2008) Collection size (books, dvds, cds, magazines, etc.): 91,731 Total Materials loaned: 177,520 Materials loaned to other libraries: 25,521 People Served: 124,420 Reference Questions answered: 48,059 Electronic Database searches: 9,443 Programs offered: 635 Program attendance: 8,296 Room bookings: 601 Public Computer sessions: 37,134 After-school homework center usage: 1,563 The First 6 Months of This Fiscal Year Compared to the Same Period Last Year July-December 2008 2007 Change Total Materials loaned: 95,160 85,351 +11.5% Materials loaned to other libraries: 15,614 12,175 +28.2% Reference Questions answered: 27,948 23,563 +18.6% People Served: 63,841 61,232 +4.3% --A Public-Private Partnership-- Fiscal Year 2008-2009 Budget Town Support: $710,314 72% of budget State Aid, grants, Library monies: $281,388 28% of budget Library Budget as Percentage of Town Budget 1% The Newsletter of the Greenville Public Library, Smithﬁeld, Rhode Island Page 4 Children’s Department News Storytimes The spring session of registered storyhours is now in progress and will continue through May. Most sessions are full. Turtle-Time for ages 1 1/2- 2 1/2 years accompanied by a caregiver, Mondays at 10:15 or 11:15 am. Toddler Storyhours for ages 2 1/2-3 1/2 years accompanied by a caregiver, Fridays at 10:15 or 11:15 am. Preschool Storyhours for ages 3 1/2-5 1/2 years, Wednesdays from 10:30-11:15 am and 1:15-2:00 pm. All programs require registration which can be done by phone at 949-3630 ext. 3 or in-person. Apple Blossom Garden Art Class Feed the Birds! Club Workshop Join Adele Karbowski, artist and teacher in Children ages 6-10 are wel- Children ages 6-10 may join the second monthly art class. Children ages come to join us on Wednesday, the ladies of the Apple Blos- 6-10 may register now for this class to be May 13 at 4 pm, to make a som Garden Club to learn held on May 21 at 4:00 pm. There is a $5 birdhouse. Children will hear how to make a Mother’s Day materials fee due at registration. a story about birds and deco- arrangement using fresh ﬂow- rate their own birdhouse to ers on Thursday, May 7 at 4:00 bring home! Registration for pm. Space is limited. Registra- this program begins on May 1. tion is now being taken. The guys show off the windsocks they created at the spring program during school vacation. Mother’s Day Children’s Bubble Card-making Workshop Display Would you like to make For the month of May, the a special something for Children’s Room Bubble Mother’s Day? Come to will display Justin and the workshop on Wednes- Alexander Tedeschi’s Hot day, May 6 at 4:00 pm Wheels collection. Justin and create a card and a is seven-years-old and Al- goody-bag for your favorite exander is nine-years-old “Mom.” Elaine Muto will and they enjoy collecting lead children ages 6-10 Hot Wheels because they in creating a sweet gift for like to race with them. giving on Mother’s Day. So be sure to stop by the Registration is required and children’s room and view is now being taken. Round the World with Take Two Storytellers Anne- their collection! Marie Forer and Cindy Killavey was enjoyed by a group of children during the school vacation week. The Newsletter of the Greenville Public Library, Smithﬁeld, Rhode Island Page 5 Young Adult Department News Win, Lose, or Draw with Mother’s Day Cards Wii Fun for Tweens and Pictionary! Every year, we get an oppor- Teens This fun, artistic party game tunity to thank those special Every Tuesday afternoon the is great for a good time, but women who have helped library sets up two Wii sys- we don’t always have an us grow up. With Mother’s tems for middle- and high- opportunity to play with a Day just around the corner, schoolers to come and enjoy big group. Those ages 11 you can come to the library playing all sorts of games. – 17 are invited to come to make a homemade card They are welcome to use any to the library on Thursday, to make them realize how games the library provides May 7 at 3:00 pm. You much they mean to you. Just each week or bring some can register for this 2-hour bring your creativity to the from home to share with oth- program at the Reference library on Friday, May 8 at ers. The fun runs from 2:00 Desk. 3:00 pm, and you can make – 6:00 pm. No registration is as many cards as you need required. with our art supplies. Mid- Tween Scene-It? Chat & Snack Tween dle and high school students If you are on top of all the Book Group Join our fun can register for the program newest music, movies, and tween book group. Area at the Reference Desk. television, this might be the middle schoolers meet once program for you. Those ages a month to discuss a book Ductigami 11 – 13 are welcome to stop they chose while enjoy- Come to the library on into the library for this fun, ing some tasty treats. This Wednesday, May 27 at 3:00 interactive program that uses month’s session will take pm and make a wallet, an puzzles, clips for movies and place on Thursday May 21 iPod holder, or even a cell television, and trivia to cre- at 3:00 pm. Stop by the phone skin out of duct tape. ate a competitive game. The Reference Desk to register The library will have a se- program will start at 3:00 pm for the program and pick lection of colors and some on Monday, May 11 and lasts up a copy of this month’s templates you can use for for two hours. book! your masterpiece. Anyone Pictureka Fun Flower Pens in middle or high school is Have you ever wondered The library is offering a craft welcome to stop in to reg- what it would be like if program for young adults ister of this program at the Where’s Waldo? was a party that will allow them to make library. game? Pictureka is pretty ﬂower pens. Each partici- much like that. Join the fun pant, ages 11 – 18, will get on Friday, May 22 as partici- to make a series of pens with pants between the ages of 11 the various ﬂoral designs. and 18 try to be the ﬁrst to This program will take place ﬁnd various hidden objects. on Wednesday, May 13 at This two-hour program will 3:00 pm. begin at 3:00 pm. The Newsletter of the Greenville Public Library, Smithﬁeld, Rhode Island Page 6 May 2009 Events at The Greenville Public Library Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 1 2 10:00 AM Com- 10:15 AM Toddler puter Class (Word) Storytime 10:00 AM QUIET 11:15 AM Toddler STUDY ROOM Storytime 11:00 AM Care- giver Program on Arthritis 3 4 5 6 7 8 10:00 AM 9 2:00 PM Rhode Is- 10:00 AM Quilters 10:00 AM BASIC 10:30 AM Preschool 10:00 AM Power Rhode Island 10:00 AM Com- land Bests, Uniques, 10:15 AM Turtle- II Computer Class Storytime Point Computer Blood Center puter Class (Word) etc. Progam time Storytime 1:30 PM Mystery 1:15 PM Preschool Class 10:30 AM 10:30 AM Frugal Coach 10:15 11:15 AM Turtle- Book Club Storytime Homeschooler’s Art Living time Storytime 4:00 PM Mother’s Class 12:15 PM AM Toddler 2:00 PM NEA 1:00 PM Home- Day Card Workshop Homeschooler’s Storytime 11:15 Meeting schooler’s Program Art Class 4:00 PM AM Toddler Apple Blossom Gar- Storytime 1:00 den Club Children’s PM CASA Activity 6:00 PM (Court Ap- Beginner’s Water- pointed Special color Art Class Advocate Meet- ing 10 11 10:15 AM 12 13 14 10:00 AM Power 15 16 CLOSED Turtletime Storytime 10:00 AM BASIC 10:30 AM Preschool Point Computer 10:15 AM Toddler 10:00 AM Com- 11:15 AM II Computer Class Storytime Class 10:30 AM Storytime puter Class (Word) Turtletime Storytime 11:00 AM CASA 1:15 PM Preschool Homeschooler’s 11:15 AM Toddler 12:30 PM Shootig (Court Appointed Storytime Art Class 12:15 PM Storytime Starr Theater Special Advocate 4:00 PM Children’s Homeschooler’s Rehearsal 6:00 PM Meeting Craft Program Art Class 6:00 PM Home and Hospice 6:30 PM Sports 6:30 PM Organic Community Canines Monthly Drop-In Health Program Gardening Meeting 6:30 PM Mtg. 7:00 PM Cesareo’s Circle Library Board of Trustees meeting 17 18 10:00 AM 19 20 21 22 23 Quilters 10:15 AM 10:00 AM BASIC 10:30 AM Preschool 10:00 AM Power 10:15 AM Toddler 10:00 AM Com- Turtletime Storytime II Computer Class Storytime Point Computer Storytime puter Class (Word) 11:15 AM Turtle- 1:00 PM Carpal 1:15 PM Preschool Class 10:30 AM 11:15 AM Toddler time Storytime Tunnel Program Storytime Homeschooler’s Storytime 12:30 PM Shoot- 6:30 PM North Sci- Art Class 12:15 PM ing Starr Theater tuate Rainbow Girls Homeschooler’s Art Rehearsal Ad. Bd. Meetin Class 4:00 PM Art 6:00 PM NorthWest Class Community Health Center Mtg. 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Memorial Day 10:00 AM BASIC 10:30 AM Preschool 10:00 AM Power 10:15 AM Toddler 10:00 AM Com- CLOSED II Computer Class Storytime Point Computer Storytime puter Class (Word) 1:15 PM Preschool Class 10:30 AM 11:15 AM Toddler Storytime Homeschooler’s Storytime Art Class 12:15 PM Homeschooler’s Art Class 2:15 PM Homeschooler’s Makeup Art Class 31 The Newsletter of the Greenville Public Library, Smithﬁeld, Rhode Island Page 7 New Non Fiction Titles Peace, Locomotion / Jacqueline Woodson Fit in 5 / Greg Whyte Pemba’s song : a ghost story / Tonya Hegamin Martha Stewart’s encyclopedia of crafts : an & Marilyn Nelson A-to-Z guide Response / by Paul Volponi No right to remain silent : the tragedy at Secrets to happiness : a novel / Sarah Dunn Virginia Tech / Lucinda Roy Shift / Jennifer Bradbury The green business guide : a one stop re- Short stories. Selections;”The red convertible : source for businesses of all shapes and sizes selected and new stories / Erdrich, Louise to implement eco-friendly policies, pro- Sketches / Eric Walters grams, and practices Bachman, Glenn Smooth talking stranger / Lisa Kleypas The youth equation : take 10 years off your Spook’s mistake;”Wrath of the Bloodeye / face / Jeffrey S. Dover with Cara Birnbaum Joseph Delaney illustrations by Patrick Arra- Three little words : a memoir / Ashley smith. Rhodes-Courter Stolen car / Patrick Jones New Fiction Titles Suite Scarlett / Maureen Johnson Bog child / Siobhan Dowd Temptation Ridge : a Virgin River novel / Boost / by Kathy Mackel Robyn Carr Borderline / Nevada Barr Ten cents a dance / Christine Fletcher Burn my heart / Beverly Naidoo The curse of the broken soldier / Davidson, Darkside / Tom Becker Rebecca Deadville / Ron Koertge The dragon’s lair / Elizabeth Haydon. Dirty laundry / Daniel Ehrenhaft The eye of the forest / P.B. Kerr Don’t let it be true / Jo Barrett The frozen Thames / Helen Humphreys Evermore / Alyson Noa The hand you’re dealt / Paul Volponi. Extreme measures : a thriller / Heidi Ayarbe The immortal hunter : a Rogue Hunter novel Geek charming / Robin Palmer Sands, Lynsay Graceling / Kristin Cashore The lost quilter : an Elm Creek quilts novel / Illegal / Paul Levine Jennifer Chiaverini Jellicoe Road / Melina Marchetta The patron saint of butterﬂies / Cecilia Galante. Larry and the meaning of life / Janet Tashjian The shepherd’s granddaughter / Anne Laurel Love at ﬁrst click Chandler, Elizabeth Carter. Manna from Hades : a Cornish mystery / This full house / Virginia Euwer Wolff. Carola Dunn Two parties, one tux, and a very short ﬁlm Newes from the dead : being a true story of about The grapes of wrath / Steven Goldman Anne Green, hanged for infanticide at Ox- Until it’s over / Nicci French ford Assizes in 1650, restored to the world Waiting for normal / Leslie Connor. and died again 1665 / Mary Hooper What I saw and how I lied / Judy Blundell Nuclear jellyﬁsh / Tim Dorsey Zombie queen of Newbury High / by Amanda Once upon a time in the North / by Philip Ashby Pullman engravings / John Lawrence. Paradise valley / Robyn Carr M GREENVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES Greenville Public Library 573 Putnam Pike A Domine Vescera Ragosta, President Greenville, R.I. 02828 Stephen Cicilline, Vice President Y Bruce Hallworth, Treasurer Phone: 401-949-3630 Susan Marineau, Secretary TDD: 1-800-745-5555 Elaine Farley Fax: 401-949-0530 Heather Grogan 2 Virginia Harnois E-mail: email@example.com Homepage: www.yourlibrary.ws Harold Hemberger 0 Julie Ip, MD In case of inclement weather, please call the Terri Kless library or check with WPRI (Channel12), 0 Barbara Lysik WNAC (Fox 64), WHJJ-AM (Talk Radio 9 Milo J. St. Angelo 920), WWBB-FM (B101), WHJY-FM (94.1) and WSNE_FM (Coast 93.3) for Flora Leigh-Curry, Emerita closure announcements. Christopher LaRoux, Director Hours: • The library will be closed on Sunday, May 10 for Mother’s Day. Mon-Thur 10 am - 8 pm • The library will be closed on Monday, May 25 from Memorial Day. 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