Monthly Archives: November 2010

In the art gallery

Come see the artwork of Natalie Vecchio! Natalie’s work will be on display in the Hayden Center for the month of November. Natalie G. Vecchio is a local media artist who has been painting for over 50 years in a … Continue reading

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Long Ago in Cumberland…..

Cumberland may not have a view of the sea, but there was once a thriving boat building trade in town.  In 1790 Alexander Thompson moved his boat building business here from Providence.  By 1815 there were nineteen businesses in the … Continue reading

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Did you know?…..

Our large display case near the main entry to the library has been host to many different collections.  Over the years we have had Star Trek memorabilia, Transformers, beautiful woodworking, mementos from different countries, key chains, salt and pepper shakers, … Continue reading

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Blackstone Writer’s Workshop

Saturday November 13, 2010    /    10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Contact: Betty Havrylik   (401) 333-2552, x 2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org This group is for writers: * who have writer’s block * who are looking to test their creative limits * … Continue reading

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Anime Club

Tuesday November 16, 2010     /   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Contact: Jennifer Beiermann   (401) 333-2552 x2   teens@cumberlandlibrary.org STUDENTS IN GRADES 6-12 Come watch episodes some Japanese animation and discuss manga. Snacks provided. This club will meet the 1st and … Continue reading

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Blue Cross/Blue Shield Health Fair

Wednesday November 17, 2010     /      3:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Contact: Betty Havrylik   (401) 333-2552, x 2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org Stop by the free Health Fair for a fast and convenient look at some of your vital health indicators: … Continue reading

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Daytime Book Discussion

Thursday November 18, 2010     /   10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Contact: Betty Havrylik   (401) 333-2552 x2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer, is this month’s pick. “Safran Foer is an extremely funny as well as intelligent … Continue reading

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Thursday Afternoon Chess

Thursday, November 18th  /   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Contact: Betty Havrylik   (401) 333-2552, x 2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org Anyone from teen to senior citizen is invited to come play chess on Thursday afternoons at the library. Beginners will receive instruction from … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Tales Storytime

Thursday, November 18th  /  3:00 PM  -  3:45 PM Contact: Debra Cohen   401-333-2552 x3   read@cumberlandlibrary.org Join the Children’s Room staff as we celebrate Thanksgiving with a special drop-in storytime for children ages 3-6. This special storytime will be offered two … Continue reading

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Library Yarns

Thursday, November 18th   /  6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Contact: Betty Havrylik   401-333-2552 x2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org You’re invited to join our drop-in knitting and crocheting get-togethers at the Cumberland Public Library. Feel free to come when you can and leave as … Continue reading

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