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Tech Help with Leah

Reference Room 606 West Greenville Road, North Scituate, RI

Get your tech and social media questions answered by Leah, our Reference Librarian! One-on-one sessions will last 30 minutes and can cover a range of basic topics. Please call the library or contact leah@scituatelibrary.org to schedule your appointment – no drop-ins please.

Cookbook Club

Meeting Room 606 West Greenville Road, North Scituate, RI

This month, try out recipes from Nothing Fancy by Alison Roman. Make a dish at home, then bring it to the library to share with others potluck-style! Registration is required – please call the library at 401-647-5133 or contact leah@scituatelibrary.org to register. Let us know before the meeting which recipe you’ve chosen, so we can avoid making the same things. Books will be available for checkout at the front desk.

Succulent Planting and Pot Painting

Meeting Room 606 West Greenville Road, North Scituate, RI

Who doesn’t think succulents are the cutest things on Earth? Join us to plant your own succulent, decorate a terracotta pot, and learn how to care for your new planty friend! All supplies provided; no green thumb required. Adults/ages 18+. Please register by calling the library at 401-647-5133 or emailing leah@scituatelibrary.org. Space is limited.

Classics Book Club

Meeting Room 606 West Greenville Road, North Scituate, RI

We’re reading The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk. Join our passionate group of book lovers for an engaging discussion! No registration required; books will be available for checkout at the front desk.

Adult Summer Reading Challenge Begins

606 West Greenville Road, North Scituate, RI

Who says adults can’t get cool prizes for reading too? This year, adults who sign up for our Summer Reading Program will receive a raffle ticket for every item they check out for themselves (audiobooks, movies, magazines, and CDs count too!). You’ll also get a fun BINGO card that gives you the chance to earn even MORE tickets while engaging in fun activities at the library. Raffle baskets will be on display near the front desk.  Sign up and receive tickets any time before August 23rd. Let’s get reading!

Start of Community Journaling Project

606 West Greenville Road, North Scituate, RI

Share your art, thoughts, recommendations, stories, and recipes with our supportive library community! Check out a themed journal at the library, fill a few pages with your contribution, and then return it to pass along to the next person. We’ll create beautiful journals filled with everyone’s wonderful voices that can be checked out for years to come. Journals will be on display at the library. Check one out with your library card - just like a book!

Start of Community Art Project

606 West Greenville Road, North Scituate, RI

Take home an art kit from the library, use your creativity to paint, draw, or decorate to your heart’s content, then return your masterpiece to the library for a Community Art Show in the library’s meeting room! Stop by the front desk to receive your kit. Art pieces should be returned by August 23rd to be displayed throughout the month of September. Optionally: gather to admire everyone’s art and talk to other artists on Tuesday, September 5 at 6 PM.

Smash Booking

Meeting Room 606 West Greenville Road, North Scituate, RI

Grades 5 – adult. A smash book is like a scrapbook; it's a fun way to keep memories, photos, and whatever else you would like to add. Drop in to make one unique to you!

Podcasting 101: Recording Equipment

Meeting Room 606 West Greenville Road, North Scituate, RI

Have you ever wondered what goes into making a podcast? Ever thought about making one yourself? In this fun, laidback class, Reference Librarian Leah will introduce participants to the library’s podcasting equipment kit! We’ll learn about each piece and demonstrate how to use them, all while discussing what podcasts are and how they are made. This class is part of a series; come back on the 26th for part II. Registration required.

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North Scituate Oral History Project

Meeting Room 606 West Greenville Road, North Scituate, RI

Do you or someone in your family have stories to tell? Let us help you “find your voice” through our North Scituate Oral History Project! What is an oral history? It’s an interview between you and another person that we help record and preserve for the future. You might talk about your family history, a fun memory, or something you want future generations to remember about Scituate. Registration required for a time slot.