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Sunday Hours

Sunday hours have resumed.  Weaver Library is once again open Sundays from 1 to 5 pm


Text Alerts – Shoutbomb

shoutbomb_1You can opt in to receive text alert messages regarding your library card account.  The library does not charge a fee for this service.  Your mobile plan’s regular text messaging rates apply and must be able to text an email address.

To get started, text the keyword SIGNUP from your cellphone texting app to 401-298-2013.  Reply to the prompts from Shoutbomb, asking for your library card number, then PIN.  Once your Shoutbomb registration has been completed, you will automatically get text notices about holds to pick up, items that are due soon and overdue items.  A text will be sent only when activity on your account triggers a message, or information is requested.

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EP Summer Reading 2017

Middle Schools  ELA (Honors) Students have to read one book from a choice of several books by grade level.   Other students can pick any book from 2018 RI Middle School Book Award (RIMSBA) nominees.  The books are located in the Teen Room at Weaver Library, or the Teen Area at the Riverside Branch.  Click the links below for a complete list.

Martin Middle School 

Riverside Middle School


EP High School   All students (grades 9 through 12) are expected to read Salt to the Sea

When school opens in August, English teachers in every grade will discuss the novel, and there will be an assessment where students will provide evidence of reading. 



Congratulations to the Friends of the Library

We are proud to share that our Friends of the Library were recently honored by the Rhode Island Library Association  for their work and support of the East Providence Library.  Congratulations!