Island Free Library

Dodge Street 

PO Box 1830

Block Island, RI 02807

phone: 401 466-3233

fax: 401 466-3236


Library Hours:

Mondays Closed

Tuesdays 11am-7pm

Wednesdays 10am-5pm

Thursdays 10am-5pm

Fridays 10am-5pm

Saturdays 10am-3pm

 Sundays Closed




 The Island Free Library

*A Five Star Library*

~Enriching Island Life Since 1875~





Join us for the next

Library Learning Series event:

Ornament Needle Felting:

Co-Sponsored by

Tuesday, December 6th at 5PM

Come make a gift for a parent, sibling, friend or yourself!

Ages 5 to 105

Stay Curious!

 Atwater and Donnelly

Holiday Concert

Tuesday, December 6th at 7PM

Come enjoy a night of music, storytelling and dancing for the whole family.




The 641 Cookbook Club's presents:

December Pot Luck &

5th Annual Cookie Exchange

Wednesday, December 14th @ 6PM

Bring your favorite pot luck dish (and the recipe),

and 4 dozen cookies of your choice.

Stay for a pot luck dinner and take home a variety of cookies for the holidays!


All are welcome! 


 Friends of the Island Free Library Book Discussions


Joseph Heller's Catch 22


Tuesday, December 13th, 11:30AM

Discussion with the seniors at the Block Island School -

please pre-register for this event.

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! 


Introducing the Library Learning Series,

a collection of lectures and seminars offered free to the public, led by experts in their field.

All ages are welcome, beginners and beyond!

Stay Curious, Block Island!


Tuesday, December 6th, 5PM - Felt Ornament Workshop, co-sponsored by North Light Fibers  


  Children's Storytime


 Preschoolers - Wednesdays @ 10:30

Toddlers - Thursdays @ 10:30


Come read, dance, eat a snack and make a craft!


 Come play Mahjong!


Winter Schedule:

Tuesdays from 7-9PM

Wednesdays from 10AM-12PM

All levels welcome! Come to learn and improve!



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