Library Reopening June 27


We’re excited to welcome you back into the library. Details about our hours, services, and guidelines can be found below.

Building Hours
For In-Library Pick-up and Limited Browsing

Monday 11-2
Tuesday 11-6
Wednesday 11-6
Thursday 11-2
Friday 11-2
Saturday 11-2

Union Library is open by appointment only. Call 401-625-6799 for details.

Service Hours
For Outdoor Pick-up and Phone Services

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

Library Guidelines
Masks Required
Library patrons must wear a mask that completely covers their mouth and nose while in the library, using outdoor pick-up services, or dropping off materials in the outdoor book drop.

Practice Physical Distancing

Keep at least 6 ft. away from others at all times.

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

Limits on Capacity and Time

Capacity is limited. Visits should not exceed 30 minutes. The Adult Stacks are open with capacity limited to 5. Outdoor and limited browsing options are available for children and teens. Please call our Children’s Library and Teen Library for details.

Return Items in Book Drops
We are only accepting returns via our book drops. Materials will be quarantined for 72 hours.

Monitor Your Health

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

Limited Computer Access

A limited number of computers are available for up to 30 minutes per day per patron by appointment. Technology instruction will be unavailable until a later date.

Tables and Chairs Unavailable

Tables, chairs, and newspapers are unavailable in an effort to reduce shared surfaces/items.

No Donations Accepted
We are unable to accept book donations at this time.

Meeting Rooms Closed

Meeting rooms will remain closed until further notice and we are not currently accepting reservations.

The Book Nook is open during our building hours!

  • One patron in the space at a time.
  • Donations are not being accepted at this time.
  • All payments can be deposited in the honor box on the Info Desk.
  • Library staff are not able to make change so plan purchases accordingly.