Island Free Library

Dodge Street 

PO Box 1830

Block Island, RI 02807

phone: 401 466-3233

fax: 401 466-3236


Library Hours:

Monday Closed

Tuesday 11am-7pm

Wednesday 10am-5pm

Thursday 10am-5pm

Friday 10am-5pm

Saturday 10am-3pm

 Sunday 11am-2pm


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 The Island Free Library

*A Five Star Library*

~Enriching Island Life Since 1875~


 Special Events Listed Below - 

Be sure to check the Weekly Programs

page for more library happenings.



We're now open on Sunday!

11AM to 2PM

*through March 25th*




And join us at 1PM for an encore presentation after school lets out!



Join us for 641 Cookbook Club:

Spring Fling!

Wednesday, April 11th at 6PM

What did you miss all winter? Prepare your favorite spring dish and bring it and the recipe to share - then enjoy an evening of sharing, good food and great conversation!


All are welcome! Call the library or stop by to register (401-466-3233).


IFL and The Perch Program's

Films and Soup:


Tuesday, March 27th at 6:30PM


Bring a bowl or cup for soup and enjoy an all ages, environmentally-themed movie.

All are welcome!


 Book Mobile Wednesday!

If you or a loved one is unable to make it down to the library

due to a recent illness, surgery or any other disability, give us a call

and we'll deliver your favorite book, magazine, or movie right to you!

Every Wednesday - just give us a call and have your library card ready! 

  Children's Storytime


Read and Rock Baby Storytime (infant to 18 months) - Tuesdays at 11AM 


Preschoolers (3-5 Years) - Wednesdays at 10:30AM


Toddlers (18 months to 2 years) - Thursdays at 10:30AM


Come read, dance, eat a snack

and make a craft!


 Come play Mahjongg!

Spring Schedule:

Tuesdays from 7-9PM

Wednesdays from 10AM-12:30PM

All levels welcome! Come to learn and improve!