Anime Club

Tuesday, July 22nd
6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM

Contact: Jenn Cournoyer   (401) 333-2552 x2   teens@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.

Location: Community Room

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Storytime at the Gazebo

Wednesday July 23, 2014
10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM

Contact: Kimberly Usselman   333-2552 X3   read@cumberlandlibrary.org

Children and their families will meet in the gazebo for this special storytime. This program is comprised of 30 minutes of thematic stories, finger plays, and music.  In the event of inclement weather, storytime will be held in the Children’s Room.  Children and their familes are invited to join us at all storytimes this summer… all ages are welcome!

Location: Children’s Room

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Zumba

Wednesday, July 22nd
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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Campfire Tales

Wednesday, July 23rd
8:00 PM  -  9:30 PM

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

It’s dark, there’s a campfire, there’s s’mores, and there are spooky tales.  What could be better?
Teens entering grades 6-12 welcome.  Register here or by calling or visiting the library.  We’ll meet in the library lobby then proceed on to the library grounds.

There are many spaces available.

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Daytime Book Discussion

Thursday July 24, 2014
10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM

Contact: Melissa Chiavaroli   (401) 333-2552, x2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org

This month’s pick is The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother, by James McBride.

Who is Ruth McBride Jordan? A self-declared “light-skinned” woman evasive about her ethnicity, yet steadfast in her love for her twelve black children. James McBride, journalist, musician, and son, explores his mother’s past, as well as his own upbringing and heritage, in a poignant and powerful debut, The Color Of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother. Interspersed throughout his mother’s compelling narrative, McBride shares candid recollections of his own experiences as a mixed-race child of poverty, his flirtations with drugs and violence, and his eventual self- realization and professional success. The Color of Water touches readers of all colors as a vivid portrait of growing up, a haunting meditation on race and identity, and a lyrical valentine to a mother from her son. (from the Amazon.com review)

Location: Seminar Room

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Thursday Afternoon Chess

Thursday, July 24th
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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Lego Club

Thursday, July 24th
3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM

Contact: Kimberly Usselman   401-333-2552 ext. 3   read@cumberlandlibrary.org

We’ll bring the LEGO bricks – you bring the skills and ideas!  Best for builders 4 years and older.  Work on your own project or work as a team!  Projects can be continued from week to week.

This is a drop-in program, no registration is necessary.

Location: Children’s Room

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Be Our Guest Storytime

Friday July 25, 2014
10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM

Contact: Kimberly Usselman   333-2552 X3   read@cumberlandlibrary.org

Come join the fun as special guest readers share some of their favorite Children’s stories.  Children and their families are invited to join us at all storytimes this summer… all ages are welcome!

Location: Children’s Room

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Friday Matinee

Friday, July 25th
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.

July 25- 12 Years a Slave

R, 134 minutes

In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

Location: Community Room

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Friday Matinee

Friday, July 11th
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.

July 11- Gravity

PG-13, 91 minutes

A medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after a catastrophe destroys their shuttle and leaves them adrift in orbit.

Location: Community Room

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