The Class of 1969 Book and Author Talk with Ronald Bernier

Monday August 20th, 7pm@ Weaver Library

Local author and survivor of “Sockanosset,” known by generations of Rhode Islanders as the “bad boys’ school” will discuss his memoir. The Class of 1969 follows Bernier’s childhood of loss and poverty which resulted in a stay at the school, officially known as the RI Training School. Learn how Ron has had an extensive career in social work which has included helping troubled youth and their families.  Books will be available for purchase and signing.


Farmers Market

Weaver Library Farmers Market 

Thursday August 20th

CHILLAX at your Farmers Market with our Annual Ice Cream Social from 3:30 -4:30pm!

Music with bluesy-folk artist Jacob Haller @ 4pm.  Don’t miss the Free Chair Massage from 4pm to 6pm and Holly & The Sacred Flames Bellydancers’ performance @ 6pm.


DOUBLE YOUR SNAP AT THE FARMERS’ MARKET!   For every dollar you swipe with EBT, you’ll get a FREE dollar in Bonus Bucks for buying fruits and vegetables thanks to a grant from Farm Fresh RI. The Weaver Library Farmers’ Market also welcomes customers using  WIC, Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program coupons, and credit or debit cards.


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RIDE Free Summer Lunch Program

There are no income requirements or registration. Any child 18 or under may come to eat. For more information, contact the East Providence Recreation Department at 401-435-7511.   See the Recreation Department flyer here.

Monday – Friday 11am-1pm
June 25 – August 24
*NO meals on July 4 & August 13

Pierce Field
201 Mercer St.

Providence Ave. Playground
50 Providence Ave

Onna Moniz-John Park
11 McCausland Ave

George Lima Park (Hull St.)
261 Grosvenor Ave.

Lyle Bourne Park
75 New Road

Fuller Learning Center *12-1pm
260 Dover Ave.




Summer Reading Program

Earn prizes at the library this summer!

Get a summer visit card and have it stamped every time you visit one of our 3 locations.  After 3 stamps, receive a free book and science experiment kit!  After 6 stamps, receive a free book and a Pawsox ticket for the August 19th game.  Visit our Children’s Page for more details.