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May 2016

Adult News

The Mystery Book Club will be reading In the Dark Places by Peter Robinson. The group will meet on Tuesday, May 3rd at 1:30 pm.

The Picnic Table Reads Book Club will be reading The Art Forger by Barbara Shapiro. The group will meet on Thursday, May 19th at 1:00 pm.

Cesareo’s Circle will be reading Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel. The group will meet on Thursday, May 12th at 6:30 pm.


The Greenville Public Library Board of Trustees would like to recognize Patricia DeFrancesco for her 25 years of service. Patty first started as a circulation assistant, then transitioned to reference, then on to the children’s department where she has worked for many years. The director and staff wish to congratulate her on this achievement.


New Kit!
Knitting Kit

The library now has a knitting kit that can be borrowed for one week. The kit includes several sets of knitting needles, accessories, and scrap yarn to get you sPatarted. If you have extra knitting needles and supplies you would like to donate, please consider donating them to our knitting kit.

New Service!
Books to the Homebound

The Greenville Public Library strives to provide services and materials of the highest quality to all members of our community.  In an effort to extend our services to those who cannot physically come to the library, we are now providing a delivery service for books to homebound patrons. Register this month to begin receiving book delivery in June. Delivery of books will occur twice per month, on Wednesday from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. Call the library to register, find the form on our website www.yourlibrary.ws, or in the library. For questions please contact Cassie at 401-949-3630 ext. 117.

Monday Matinee for Grownups:
Monday, May 2nd at 1:00 pm

This month join us for a screening of Brooklyn, based on the best-selling novel by Colm Toibin and nominated for 3 Oscars including Best Motion Picture: A young Irish woman comes to 1950s Brooklyn where she finds love, but must ultimately choose between her heart and her homeland. Please call the library at 401-949-3630 or visit www.yourlibrary.ws to register.

Natural Solutions for Chronic Pain
Monday, May 2nd at 6:00 pm

Dr. Herb Curtis of Lincoln Chiropractic returns to the Greenville Library to deliver a workshop for those who suffer from chronic pain. Please call 401-949-3630 to register or visit our event calendar at www.yourlibrary.ws


Design Your Own Invitations
Thursday, May 12th at 6:30 pm

Learn how you can create beautiful invitations for a wedding or other event without breaking the bank. We will demonstrate how to use Canva, a print and online media design website, to create a DIY invitation that suits your style. We will discuss where to look for inspiration and ideas tie your invitations into the theme of your event. Please call the library at 401-949-3630 or visit www.yourlibrary.ws to register.


Painting Party with Stacey Graham
Saturday, May 14
 at 1:00 pm

Artist Stacey Graham will lead a two-hour, instructional paint class and you will get to take home your very own painting! No painting experience necessary and beginners are welcome. This class is FREE and all materials will be provided. Registration is required. Please call the library at 401-949-3630 or visit www.yourlibrary.ws to register.

For more about Stacey Graham and to view her work, please visit www.staceysart.com