The Rise and Fall of the New England Mob and It’s Most Notorious Killerr

Thursday, September 18th

6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM

Contact: Reference Department   (401) 333-2552 x 2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org

Author Marc Songini will be here to discuss his new book about the Mafia in New England, The Rise and Fall of the New England Mob and Its Most Notorious Killer, especially the role of Cumberland’s own John Partington.  Get an inside look at what it really took law enforcement to be able to penetrate the mob and break down the feuds, the shakedowns and the murders. Many people don’t know the huge role that former Cumberland Police Chief John Partington played a huge role in this success.  Learn more about our local hero and share in the true stories the mob does not want you to know this evening!

Location: Community Room

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Friday Matinee: Jaws

Friday September 19, 2014
1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM

Contact: Reference Department   401-333-2552, x2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org

Join us on Friday afternoons for screenings of new films! Movie screenings are closed captioned for the hard of hearing, free and open to all.
Patrons are welcome to bring outside drinks and snacks. No registration is required. All movies start at 1:30 PM.

September 19-Jaws

PG, 124 minutes

When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist, and grizzled fisherman set out to stop it.

Location: Community Room

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Friday Matinee: Stand by Me

Friday September 5, 2014

1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM

Contact: Reference Department   401-333-2552, x2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org

Join us on Friday afternoons for screenings of new films! Movie screenings are closed captioned for the hard of hearing, free and open to all.
Patrons are welcome to bring outside drinks and snacks. No registration is required. All movies start at 1:30 PM.

September 5th: Stand By Me

R, 89 minutes

After the death of a friend, a writer recounts the boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.

Location: Community Room

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Teen Book Discussion

Saturday, September 6th

2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM

Contact: Jenn Cournoyer   401-333-2552 x2   jenn@cumberlandlibrary.org

Join us for a lively discussion and refreshments!  This session please bring at least one book you love and one that you hate to share with the group.  Also bring your ideas and suggestions for the next book to read.
Teens in middle and high school are welcome.
Register here or by calling or visiting the reference desk.

Location: Seminar Room

There are many spaces available.

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Evening Book Discussion

Monday September 8, 2014

6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM

Contact: Melissa Chiavaroli   (401) 333-2552, x 2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org

September’s book discussion choice is Louis de Bernieres’ Birds Without Wings.

In his first novel since Corelli’s Mandolin, Louis de Bernières creates a world, populates it with characters as real as our best friends, and launches it into the maelstrom of twentieth-century history. The setting is a small village in southwestern Anatolia in the waning years of the Ottoman Empire. Everyone there speaks Turkish, though they write it in Greek letters. It’s a place that has room for a professional blasphemer; where a brokenhearted aga finds solace in the arms of a Circassian courtesan who isn’t Circassian at all; where a beautiful Christian girl named Philothei is engaged to a Muslim boy named Ibrahim. But all of this will change when Turkey enters the modern world. Epic in sweep, intoxicating in its sensual detail, Birds Without Wings is an enchantment.

Evening Book Discussion choices are available at the Circulation Desk.

Location: Seminar Room

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Anime Club

Tuesday September 9, 2014

6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM

Contact: Jenn Cournoyer   (401) 333-2552 x2   jenn@cumberlandlibrary.org

STUDENTS AGES 13-18

Come watch Japanese animation, draw, read manga, and have a snack.  The club meets every Tuesday night unless otherwise indicated.  No registration is necessary for this program.

Location: Community Room

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Tween Time: Back to School Bash

Wednesday September 10, 2014
6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM

Contact: Kimberly Usselman   401-333-2552   kusselman@cumberlandlibrary.org

Finally! A program just for you and your friends!  Come join other 9-12 year olds for fun, food, and an activity designed just for YOU!
Back to School Bash!  Don’t let boring school supplies get you down this year!  We’ll have fun projects to help you personalize your stuff!  Bring a textbook to cover or a binder or notebook to decorate.
Spaces are limited.  Register here or by calling or visiting the library.

Location: Seminar Room

There are 16 spaces available.

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Zumba

Wednesday, September 10th

6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM

Contact: Reference Department   (401) 333-2552 x202   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org

NOTE: This class will be held in the Hayden Center meeting rooms 1 and 2.  Participants MUST park in the Hayden Center parking lot to access the building.

Zumba ® is dance fitness – a calorie burning workout with Latin steps to international music. You don’t need any dancing experience to have fun. Loose, comfortable clothing and shoes with no tread are recommended. Don’t forget your water, too!

Kari Dichev is a member of the Zumba Instructor Network ® (ZIN). She is licensed to teach regular Zumba ® classes, Zumba Toning ®, and Zumbatomic ®.

Fee: $5.  In person registration, by the start of class, is required.

Location: Meeting Room 1 & 2

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Thursday Afternoon Chess Club

Thursday September 11, 2014

1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM

Contact: Melissa Chiavaroli   (401) 333-2552, x 2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org

Anyone 13+ interested in chess is invited to come and play with us each week in the Seminar Room.   Advance players can challenge each other or help our beginners.

Location: Seminar Room

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Teen Drop-in Craft

Thursday, September 11th

2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM

Contact: Jenn Cournoyer   401-333-2552 x2   jenn@cumberlandlibrary.org

Stop by the teen area from 2:30-4:30 to receive a free pair of earbuds and instructions how to customize them for you!
No Registration Necessary.

For Teens in Middle and High School.

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