Monthly Archives: April 2009

Be Kind to Animals

Tuesday, May 6th  /  6:30 – 7:15 p.m. In celebration of Be Kind to Animals Week May 3 – 9 2009, the Children’s Room of the Cumberland Public Library invites children ages 5 to 12 to participate in a creative … Continue reading

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Marble Magnets

Tuesday, May 6th  /  6:30 – 7:15 Grades 6-12 Make some marble magnets for yourself or make some as a gift. Snacks will be provided. Because space is limited, please register at the Reference Desk or by calling 333-2552 x … Continue reading

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Intro to Computers

Learn some of the basics of computing and the Internet during this four-week course. These hands-on lessons will last for approximately 1 hour each and include; Using the Mouse, Basic Internet, Search Engines and the Internet, and Basic Microsoft Word. … Continue reading

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Capra Comedies Film: You Can’t Take It With You

Saturday, May 2nd  /  2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Seminar Room This afternoon’s feature is the 1938 romantic comedy, You Can’t Take it With You, starring Jean Arthur as a stenographer who is in love with her boss, Lionel Barrymore. When … Continue reading

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Fun With Fly Fishing

Thursday, April 30th  /  6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Experienced fly fisher James Graney will discuss the different aspects of fly fishing. Topics include: *Reasonable cost of equipment *Casting techniques *Types of lines, reels and rods *Social fishing network *Family recreation … Continue reading

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URI Master Gardeners Lecture Series: Shade Gardening

 Tuesday, April 28th / 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. There are many forms of shade and all will support plant life except total lack of sunlight. URI Master Gardener Betsey Thomson will show you how to determine your type of shade … Continue reading

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Wonderland Tales

Thursday, April 23rd   /   1:15 – 1:45 p.m. Children’s Room Wonderland Tales Drop-In Storytime is for children ages 3-6, on Thursdays 1:15 – 1:45 p.m., March 19, 26 ~ April 2, 9, 23, 30 ~ May 7, 2009. Storytime is … Continue reading

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Thursday Afternoon Chess

Every Thursday 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Seminar Room Anyone from teen to senior citizen is invited to come play chess on Thursday afternoons at the library. Beginners will receive instruction from seasoned players. Advanced players can challenge each other or … Continue reading

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Daytime Book Discussion

Thursday, April 23rd  /  10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. William Shakespeare’sTwelfth Night will be the subject of this month’s book discussion. In the kingdom of Illyria, a nobleman named Orsino lies around listening to music, pining away for the love … Continue reading

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Sleepytime Storytime

Monday, April 20th / 6:45 – 7:15 p.m. Sleepytime Drop-In Storytime for children ages 3-6, on Mondays, 6:45-7:15 p.m., March 16, 23, 30 ~ April 6, 20, 27 ~ May 4, 2009. This is an ideal storytime for children whose … Continue reading

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