Updated Guidelines


Details about our hours, services, and guidelines can be found below.

Library Hours

Monday 10-8
Tuesday 10-8
Wednesday 10-8
Thursday 10-8
Friday 10-5
Saturday 10-4

Library Guidelines

Mask Guidelines

Masks are required for all unvaccinated patrons. Masks are not required for fully vaccinated patrons or those under the age of 2.

Children’s and Teen Libraries guidelines: Masks are required for all those entering the Children’s and Teen Libraries regardless of vaccination status.

If you are unable or unwilling to wear a required mask that follows RIDOH guidelines, contact the Library Director’s Office prior to your visit to discuss accommodations.

Catherine Damiani, MLIS, MPA
Library Director
Tiverton Public Library
401-625-6796 x6

Practice Physical Distancing
Avoid crowding in popular areas.

Wash Your Hands
Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer before and after touching surfaces or library materials.

Plan Your Visit
Browsing is available in most areas of the library. To ensure the health and safety of our young friends, the Children’s Library is open at a limited capacity. Porch Pick-Up and Drive-Thru services are still available for all patrons.

Return Items in Book Drops
We are accepting returns via our book drops. Materials are no longer quarantined.

Monitor Your Health

Please do not use library services or return materials if you or a family member are ill.

Computer Access
A limited number of computers are available for up to 90 minutes per day per patron. Technology instruction will be unavailable until a later date.

Tables and Chairs

Tables and chairs are available on our outdoor terrace and throughout the main area of the library.

The Friends of the Library can accept up to 1 grocery bag or box of books per person per visit.

Meeting Rooms Open for Drop-In Use
The Community, Trustee, Learning Center, and Seminar rooms are open for use. Review meeting room policies and reserve the room using our online reservation system: https://tivertonlibrary.org/meeting-rooms/

The Book Nook is open during our building hours!

  • One patron in the space at a time.
  • All payments can be deposited in the honor box on the Info Desk.