Glocester Libraries e-Newsletter

March 2018

Special Events

Harmony Library Used Book Sale

Friday, March 2, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, March 3, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Harmony Library

Find great book bargains while helping to support library programs. You will find gently used adult fiction and non-fiction, as well as children’s books at amazing prices.

Dr. Seuss Birthday Party

Monday, March 5, 10:30 a.m., Harmony Library

Age Level: Ages 2-5

Join us as we celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday! We’ll have snacks inspired by his most famous characters, books to read, crafts to make, and games to play.

Glocester Libraries’ Third Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, March 24, 11 a.m., Acotes Field

Age Level: Children up to 10 years old

Join us for the Glocester Libraries' 3rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt! The Easter Egg Hunt begins at 11 a.m. SHARP! Children up to age 10 are invited to bring their Easter baskets and join in the fun! Note: Registration is not necessary for this program, so don't be late!

Children's Programs

Make It Take It Craft
March 2 through March 31, library hours, Glocester Manton Library
Age Level: Children ages 3 and up**
**Children under 5 years may need parental assistance.

Spring is here in March! Come in and make a fun, Spring craft to brighten your day or the day of someone else! Crafts will be available during library hours and will rotate on a bimonthly schedule. Note: Registration is not necessary for this program.

After School Art

Tuesday, March 6, 13, 20, 27, 4:30 p.m., Glocester Manton Library

Age Level: Ages 4-8

Create hands on art projects inspired by illustrators and their beloved characters such as: Mo Willems, Elephant & Piggy; Laura Numeroff, If You Give a Pig a Pancake; and Eric Carle, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Graphic Novel Book Club

Thursday, March 29, 4 p.m., Harmony Library

Age Level: 7-12 years old

Join the Harmony Library's newest book club! Each month, children will pick up a book from the graphic novel series of the month at the Circulation Desk. At the end of the month, we'll discuss the series over snacks. Children will be encouraged to talk about the books, draw the characters, or discuss other great graphic novels. In March, the graphic series' selection will be Squish by Jennifer & Matthew Holm.

Easter Egg Designs

Friday, March 30, 1 p.m., Glocester Manton Library

Age Level: Grades 2-5

Children in grades 2 to 5 are invited to create some "real" egg masterpieces by using your drawing and designing skills.

Adult Programs

Cookbook Club
Monday, March 5, 6 p.m., Harmony Library

In March, the group will follow Lidia’s Celebrate Like an Italian: 220 Foolproof Recipes that Make Every Meal a Party by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich. The club works this way: every month, pick up a copy of that month's cookbook selection at the Harmony Library. Choose a recipe to make and prepare it for the next month's meeting. We will sample each other's dishes and discuss our cooking experiences.

Tuesday Movie Matinee

Tuesday, March 6, 13, 20, and 27, Glocester Manton Library

Grab a snack and enjoy a new release movie on the big screen! Visit our website,, for upcoming matinees. The movies include:

  • March 6: Three Billboards outside Ebbing Missouri
  • March 13: Darkest Hour
  • March 20: Lady Bird
  • March 27: Murder on the Orient Express

Crochet Group
Monday, March 12, 6:30 p.m., Harmony Library

Beginners and crocheters that are more advanced are invited to learn and share their experience in a comfortable room for crochet and conversation! Ashley Ledoux, an experienced crocheter, will teach beginners and be available for assistance and advice.

Fearless Art Club

Wednesday, March 14 and March 28, 2 p.m., Glocester Manton Library

In March, the club will continue to explore the art of drawing in ink and adding color. All levels of experience are welcome. All materials will be provided.

Writers' Support Group
Thursday, March 15, 6 p.m., Harmony Library

Read and share your personal projects at this monthly meeting. This adult group is open to writers in all genres.

Vegan Cooking and Food Sampling

Tuesday, March 20, 6:30 p.m., Harmony Library

Come see for yourself how easy and delicious being a vegan can be! Group members from Rhode Island Vegan Awareness will share recipes, give a food demonstration, and offer delicious vegan food to sample. Snow Date: Tuesday, March 27, 6:30 p.m.

Ukrainians Egg Craft

Monday, March 26, 5:30 p.m., Harmony Library

The Ukrainian egg lady, Lisa Schipritt, is returning by popular demand! Participants will learn how to paint a beautiful Easter egg just in time for the holiday. This program is open to adults and older teens, 14 years old and up. Materials’ fee: $5.

Media & Technology Programs

iPad Basics

Monday, March 5, 2 p.m., Harmony Library

Learn how to use the iPad at a comfortable pace. Bring your iPad and your questions.

Technology Tuesday - Computer Basics
Tuesday, March 6 and March 27, 6 p.m., Harmony Library
Sign up for instruction in the basics of computer use, email, and Internet searching. If you want to work on Microsoft Office 2013 or 2016, including Word, PowerPoint, or basic Excel, let us know when you register

One-on-One Computer Basics
Wednesday, March 7, 14, 21, and 28, 10 a.m., Harmony Library

Receive one-on-one instruction in learning how to use a computer, set up an email account, and search the Internet.

Resume Workshop
Thursday, March 8, 3 p.m., Harmony Library

Need help creating our updating your resume? Attend this one-on-one workshop. Bring a written draft of your resume and a USB flash drive to save and/or print your resume.

Note: Participants must be able to type their own resume.

Career Exploration Workshop

Wednesday, March 14, 3 p.m., Harmony Library

Are you thinking about a new career or want a career change? Do you need to practice for an occupational exam? With your library card and access to the Glocester Libraries’ website, you can explore careers, take practice exams, and prepare for graduate school admission exams at your own pace. At this one-on-one workshop, learn how to register for an account, find the resources for your quest, and advance your career goals.

e-Reader Basics

Wednesday, March 21, 3 p.m., Harmony Library

Learn how to set up and use your e-Reader to borrow eBooks from the Ocean State Libraries.

One-on-One Computer Help
Library Hours, Glocester Manton LIbrary

One-on-One computer help is available Monday through Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Phone 568-6077 to schedule an appointment.

Book Discussion Groups

Second Thursday Book Discussion
Thursday, March 8, 1:30 p.m., Harmony Library
Talk about the novel, The Wonder by Emma Donoghue.

Glocester Senior Center Book Discussion
Wednesday, March 14, 1 p.m., Glocester Senior Center

Join us for a discussion of My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry by Fredrik Backman.

Wednesday Afternoon Book Discussion

Wednesday, March 21, 1:30 p.m., Glocester Manton Library

Discuss Killing Floor by Lee Child. Light refreshments will be served. Registration is not required.

Harmony Library Mystery Book Discussion
Thursday, March 22 22, 1:30 p.m., Harmony Library
Enjoy discussing the mystery, Unnatural Selection by Aaron Elkins.

Glocester Libraries - the Harmony Library and the Glocester Manton Library