100 Tinkham Lane, Harrisville, Rhode Island 02830
Phone 401-710-7800
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Jesse M. Smith Memorial Library Jesse M. Smith Memorial Library Cornerstone of the Community Cornerstone of the Community

 Welcome

Directions to the Library

Library Hours

  • Monday - Thursday
    10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday
    10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday Winter
    10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Winter Hours Sept to June
  • Saturday Summer
    10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    Summer Hours June to Sept
    begin June 24th, 2017

Next Scheduled Closings

  • Independence Day
    Tuesday, July 4th
           Closed
     
  • Victory Day
    Monday, August 14th
           Closed
     

Weather Closing &
Cancellation Information

During inclement weather, the Library may close early, delay opening time, or be closed all day when weather conditions warrant. If you are in doubt, please call ahead (401-710-7800) or check online here or on Facebook.

We also send closing information to the Rhode Island Broadcasting Association so check your favorite television news station.

Whenever the library closes early, fines are suspended for materials which were due but could not be returned on that day. All materials due on the day of closing then become due on the next open day.

Children's Programs Cancellations —

All children’s programs will be cancelled if classes in the Burrillville Public Schools are cancelled, even if the library elects to remain open.

 


Quick Library Links

Search the OSL Online Catalog —

Library Programs & Events

Weekly Preview List
of Programs & Events

 
 

Be sure to check out our Newsletter and Facebook for additional programming and event information.

Teens should check out our Teen Page and @jessesmithteens on Instagram

Kids and Parents should check out
Facebook @Jesse Smith Kids

Activities for Babies, Kids, Teens,
Adults, Seniors, & Families

Click on any event to go to the Main Calendar and learn more.

 


June at the Library

Summer Reading Program at Jesse Smith Library



Coming in July & August

Historical Reenactment


Artillery Demonstration
Saturday, July 15th
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Come see Rhode Island's very own United Train of Artillery presents a Revolutionary War reenactment and demonstration. Learn about Rhode Island's role in the Revolutionary War and colonial life from one of the state's oldest militia groups. This program is free and open to the public!




Ongoing Library Programs


Knit & Crochet Group
Thursdays at 6:00 p.m.
Ages 10 to 100 and all skill levels welcome!

Enjoy an evening of knitting or crocheting with others. Share your skills, ask questions, grow your craft. Whether you're just learning, sharpening your skills, or have years of experience, we urge you to join us! Yarn and needles are available!




Writing Group for Adults
Alternate Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.

This group provides a supportive atmosphere where participants can share ideas and experiences as they pursue their personal development of the craft of writing. Open to all adult writers! Please call to confirm dates of meetings.







Library Notes

Summer Reading Programs

Summer Reading 2017: Build A Better WorldPrograms for Kids, Teens, and Adults begin on June 26. Don't miss out. Come to the Library and sign up today for a summer of fun!

Summer Hours

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Don't forget: The Library closes
at 2:00 p.m. on Saturdays during the summer!


Upcoming Events
Click for more information

8 Great Summer Concerts


Friends of the Library
First Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.

Ongoing Library Programs
JMS Writing Group
JMS Knitting Group


Need to Print?

Print from Anywhere

Is your printer down? Do you need to print from a wireless device?

If you need to print, you can print to the JMS Library's printer from inside the Library, from home, from work— or from anywhere! Go to: tinyurl.com/jmsprint




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