Good Times and Sunday Dinners

Monday November 3, 7pm at Weaver.

Dr. Ed Iannuccilli, a retired physician, is Clinical Professor Emeritus at The Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University and the former Chairman of the Board at Rhode Island Hospital.  He is a published author of numerous medical articles and two books, “Growing up Italian, Grandfather’s Fig Tree and Other Stories” and “What Ever Happened to Sunday Dinner and Other Stories.”

Weaver Library is delighted that Dr. Iannuccilli will present “Good Times and Sunday Dinners”, a program that promises to take Rhode Islanders down many warm memory lanes.  Dr. Ed will share stories of the ‘40s and ‘50s when he was an Italian American  child in Providence and also discuss the history of immigration to Rhode Island.  Copies of his books will be available for purchase and signing.


Holiday Schedule

The East Providence Libraries will be CLOSED  Tuesday November 4 – Election Day and Tuesday November 11 – Veterans Day.



Leh Wi Tok – An Award-Winning Documentary of Sierra Leone

Thursday, November 6, 2014 6:30pm at Weaver

Topher Hamblett, President of the Foundation for West Africa will lead a discussion following the film “Leh Wi Tok” (Let Us Talk.)  Created by Rhode Island filmmakers John Lavall and Mary Copp, Leh Wi Tok features Sierra Leone’s brave, visionary radio pioneers telling their story of how radio helped to end war and build peace, democracy, and hope

Today, these same radio pioneers are providing life-saving information during the Ebola crisis.  They are now at the forefront of getting information out to the people who desperately need it. The Foundation for West Africa is a Rhode Island-based non-profit organization supporting independent radio stations and journalists in Sierra Leone and Liberia.

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