March 2012

More Dorr

We had an enthusiastic audience for Monday's Dorr Revolution discussion with Russell DeSimone. Visit the Notes for Bibliophiles blog for an image of a broadside on display at the talk and the link to Providence College's online Dorr resource.


The Dorr War Explained

Anyone interested in Rhode Island history should plan to be here at the Library Monday evening at 7:00 for a talk by Dorr Rebellion expert Russ DeSimone, accompanied by a screening of a documentary on the War.


New Whaling Log

Book people of the week

Check out our latest weekly portrait series — Book Person of the Week — at the Notes for Bibliophiles blog. Featured so far: one gluttonous bookseller and another with shifty eyes and an even shiftier last name.