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Hours:

  • Monday: 1-6
  • Tuesday: 1-6
  • Wednesday: 1-6
  • Thursday: 1-6
  • Friday: 1-6
  • Saturday: 9-12
  • Exceptions to Regular Hours

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Staff:

Jen Riley, Library Director

Lauren Miklovic, Librarian

Christine Hall, Megan Riley and Kelly Roberts, Library Assistants


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The
Willett Free
Library

45 Ferry Road
P.O. Box 178
Saunderstown, RI 02874

Phone & Fax
401-294-2081


Log-in to your account to renew or request library material.


 

48th Annual Book, Bake and Art Sale:

Saturday, July 19th from 9am-noon at Post Office Park

The WFL Board of Trustees & residents of Saunderstown and beyond come together to put on this wonderful community event. It is the library's major fundraiser ofthe year.

  • We'd love to have your help putting it on! Please email bstreuli@gmail.com to volunteer before and/ or during the sale.
  • We'd love your book donations! (see willettfree.org/donations.htm for guidelines).
  • We'd love to have you tell your friends and neighbors far and wide about this spectacular sale!.

Upcoming:

  • Monday, April 21, at 4pm: Project Chick
  • Wednesday, April 23, at 2pm: Kid's Movie: Frozen
  • Friday, April 25, at 3pm: Book Bingo & Board Games
  • Saturday, April 26, at 9am: Beach Clean-up: Meet at the bottom of Ferry Road
  • Saturday, April 26, at 1pm: Music Matters: NKHS Senior and library assistant Megan Riley will present research on the neurological benefits of music and a brief student musician concert.
  • Friday, May 2, at 10am: Kaffeeklatsch
  • Wednesday, May 14, at 7pm: Movie Night: Philomena
  • Thursday, May 29, at 7pm: Travelers' Talks: Emily Carr on Haiti
  • Saturday, May 31, at 10am: Book Discussion: The Circle by Davd Eggers
  • Friday, June 5, at 10am: Kaffeeklatsch
  • Wednesday, June 11, at 7pm: Movie Night: Monuments Men
  • Monday, June 16, at 7pm: Author Talk: Padma Venkatraman

Ongoing:

  • Tech One-to-One:One-to-one help sessions here at the Library. Sessions are scheduled for the first Thursday of the month, at 5pm. Bring your questions, problems, laptops, devices.
  • Story Time for Young Children, Mondays at 3:45pm. Story and Craft/activity.
  • Kaffeeklatsch. First Friday of the month, 10am. Come and enjoy a mug of coffee or tea and a snack while you catch up with neighbors, friends, and fellow WFL patrons in our inviting new library.
  • Wood fire blazing in the fireplace on cold Thursday afternoons all winter.  Marshmallows available.
  • Copying, faxing, and color laserprinting services available. Use one of our computers or bring in your own portable device and use our free Wi-Fi.
  • The library is accepting donations for the annual Book, Bake, and Art Sale now.

Brick News

On Saturday, November 9th the engraved bricks were installed in the walkway. Many thanks to the Streulis, the Fergusons and the Wheelers for all their hard work. Stop by and see how great they look!


Buy a Brick!

Download an order form for an engraved brick to be installed in the library's front yard on Ferry Road.


Our Building

The Willett Free Library just celebrated a year of operation after our extensive renovation/expansion project. Stop and check out our wonderful new space. This is an exciting time for the WFL!


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Find magazine, newspaper, and journal articles; use online homework, language learning, reference and jobseeking tools through askri.org.


Check out digital media downloads anytime with RI-E-zone, a growing source of downloadable audiobooks and e-books for your various electronic reading and listening devices.


Many Thanks!

Many Thanks to Anchor Self Storage on Sextant Lane in Narragansett for providing us with a storage unit, and to Craig Willey of Strip Joint - Joint Ventures for refinishing several chairs for us. Thank you Amy Macdonald of Heritage Flag for our flags and banners. We are grateful to the Champlin Foundation, the 1772 Foundation/Preserve Rhode Island, the Ocean State Charities Trust, the Kimball Foundation, and to many families and individuals for making our renovation/expansion project possible.


Collections:

The Library has over 10,000 items for adults and children to borrow. The collection includes fiction, nonfiction, large print, magazines, audio cassettes, CD's, videos, DVD's, and a young children's picture book collection.

The WFL participates in the Ocean State Libraries system, allowing local patrons access to public library collections statewide, and giving library users throughout the state access to our collections.

Check out digital media downloads anytime with Overdrive from Ocean State Libraries. Compatible devices.    Quick Start Guide .

The WFL has passes available for discount admissions to the Mystic Aquarium.


Library Flag:

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Our flag depicts a sailing ferry built by Stillman Saunders. At his home, a "Circle for Mutual Improvement" was formed in 1885; the beginnings of this library. When the flag is flying, the WFL is open.

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