Programs for Adults

Programs for Adults

Summer Reading

Report your summer reading and share your reviews with other participants, and enter for a chance to win a book of your choice from a list of notable titles, courtesy of the Friends of the Library. Sign up at If you’re not online, you can still participate in Adult Summer Reading by speaking with Jon. Adult Summer Reading will continue to September 21.

Take-Home Craft Kits

Stop by for a free activity kit, featuring a new craft each week.

The statewide Rhode Island Summer Reading Program is supported by the RI Office of Library and Information Services (OLIS), with funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the Friends of Mohr Public Library.

Weekly groups

The following are independent groups and may become full, so please contact or leave your name and number at the desk so that we can confirm space with the program leaders. If they do become full, feel free to talk with us about how you can start your own group.

Mondays at 6 pm, Coloring Group

Coloring for adults is meditative and fun way to relax, and for some it's a way to socialize. This group meets downstairs in the Library meeting room starting at 6 pm.

Fridays at 10 am, Knitting Group

Saturday mornings beginning after Labor Day, Italian Classes

Let us know about your interest in Italian class and we'll put you in touch with the instructor who runs this popular program.

Expanded Booksale

Aug. 16-20, Monday through Thursday from 9-8 and Friday 9-6

Choice inventory will be spread out along with other materials as we reorganize the regular ongoing booksale shelves. This is your chance to catch some of the extensive inventory while it lasts.

Reading by Author Michael Fine


Dr. Michael Fine, a novelist with a deep background in family medicine and health care, will read from his new collection of short stories or other work in progress. His stories, often set in Northern Rhode Island, are beautiful and empathetic, and Dr. Fine is a wonderful storyteller to hear and talk with.

We had posted a time previously but are possibly rescheduling. Please speak with Jon if you might be interested or would like a copy of the book.

You can find more information on Dr. Fine and his books at

Songs of the Decades: from 1920 to 1960

Videos and Conversation with Authors Lloyd Kaplan and Tom Shaker

In this series, our entertaining presenters will discuss changes in society and how they influenced popular music of the times, and how music in turn influenced society.

Tuesday at 6:30 pm, October 5th: Songs of the 20s

Tuesday at 6:30 pm, October 12th: Songs of the 30s

Tuesday at 6:30 pm, October 26th: Songs of the 40s

Tuesday at 6:30 pm, November 2nd: Songs of the 50s

You can learn more about Lloyd and Tom and hear some of their other lectures on Rhody Radio. Go to and search for Tom Shaker or Lloyd Kaplan. Here's a sample.

Lloyd and Tom have also recently published a book: "In harmony : early vocal groups remembered & celebrated." Find a copy in the library or at

Please contact us or talk with one of our librarians regarding your interest in future programs or virtual programs.

We remain available at 401-231-4980 or through to help you find information and resources or to help with online collections of articles, books and recordings.

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