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Miracle on Chopmist Hill: How Little Rhode Island Helped Win the War

December 6 at 6pm

Chopmist Hill in Scituate. As the war progressed, it was found that the Chopmist Hill station was unusually sensitive, able to pull signals from an extremely wide range. In this way, Scituate was integral to the war effort.

Professor Stan Gaby will be giving this presentation based on his exciting new research.

FCC’s Radio Intelligence Division top secret radio monitoring facility in Scituate, RI.

Book Bites: Holiday Special

Thursday, December 7th at 6pm

The North Scituate Public Library and the Association for Rhode Island Authors are collaborating to bring you a series of local author visits. Every month we bring you a selection of local authors with similar repertoires… Children’s authors, Horror authors, Romance authors, etc.

For December, we are celebrating the holidays! Please come by and meet Mark Perry, author of Post Mark—The North Pole Postman Visits Rhode Island, and Debbie Kaiman Tillinghast, author of The Ferry Home.

National Novel Writing Month!

For the second year, the library is participating in National Novel Writing Month’s Come Write In program. Throughout the month, stop in for free wifi, electricity, and comfy writing places at the library.

We’re also having two meetups. Come in and hang in our meeting room with other writers on – Wednesday November 1st from 1pm to 7pm and Wednesday November 22nd from 1pm to 5pm. Bring your writing supplies and snacks (for yourself or to share) and throw words into that pesky manuscript.

Holiday Craft Nite

Thursday December 14 at 6pm

Laurel will be running a festive craft in the meeting room.

Children’s Craft with the Gentian Garden Club

One Wednesday per month at 4pm

Join the Gentian Garden Club’s Junior Program at the library! Call the library at 401-647-5133 to sign up.

  • October 18: Colors of Fall
  • November 8: Harvest Happenings
  • December 6: Holiday Cheer
  • January 3: Feeding the Birds
  • February 14: Hearts on View
  • March 7: Time for Green
  • April 4: Ready, Set, Seeds
  • May 2: Something Special for Mom

Winter Waterfowl

January 17 at 6pm

Did you know that winter is one of the best times to observe birds on the coast? Join us for an evening talk about Rhode Island’s winter visitors, the sea ducks!

This talk will cover basic sea duck natural history and identification, as well as updates on conservation and research. You will also learn about upcoming opportunities to view sea ducks with the RI DEM Wildlife Outreach Program.

This program is free and open to all.

Blood Drive

Monday, February 12 from 4-8pm

RI Blood Center will be here with the Bloodmobile this evening.

Don’t forget to bring your driver’s license or another form of ID when you donate. Visit to make an appointment.

North Scituate Farmers Market

The North Scituate Farmers Market is starting again for the 2017 season. The opening day of the market is May 13 from 9am-12pm. This early in the season, our vendors have spring annuals and perennials and fresh leafy greens. Other vendors will have handmade jellies and jams and handcrafted items. Come to the market and support your local farms and crafters. The library will also be there, hosting a small book sale cart each week.  Stop in for some special guests!

May 20th—URI Master Gardeners is doing free soil testing
May 27th—Indie Cycle e-waste drop off


Knitting Club

Most Monday nights at 6:30 – join us on April 24 and May 8, 15, and 22.

Join us to knit or crochet (or do whatever you do with yarn)! People of all skill levels are welcome. We can help you with a problem or mistake that needs fixing, you can learn from the beginning, or maybe learn a new technique. It will be a casual group that morphs to fit what the members want.

Bone Builders of RI

bone builders

Meets weekly on Tuesdays and Fridays at 1:30pm, and Saturdays at 10:30am

Bone Builders is an innovative exercise program based on collaborative work of international bestselling author Dr. Miriam Nelson and Tufts University, whose research has shown that moderate free-weight training preformed at least twice a week for six months can improve strength and balance, and increase energy levels, while significantly increasing bone density. This class meets three times a week in the North Scituate Public Library Meeting Room.