Upcoming Events

 Banned Books, September 18th, 7pm

The Weaver Library

41 Grove Avenue

East Providence, RI

This year Living Literature will present a 20 minute program celebrating Banned Books Week 2017 on Monday, September 18th at 7pm at the Weaver Library, 41 Grove Avenue, East Providence, RI.
A discussion will follow the presentation, along with a brief presentation by Steven Brown, Executive Director of the ACLU of Rhode Island.
Come and hear how your local library, the ACLU, Living Literature and books can help you imagine, question, ponder, reflect and connect to your community, your country, and your world.
This program is free and open to all.  Questions?  Call the library at 401-434-2453.


To Kill a Mockingbird, September 20, 7pm

Rogers Free Library, 525 Hope Street, Bristol, RI

Reading Across Rhode Island

This is Living Literature’s 8th season with Reading Across Rhode Island. This year we created a 50 minute readers theatre presentation of

Bryan Stevenson’s…

 Just Mercy

 Private Event

October 19, 10:30-11:45am
East Greenwich Leisure Learning
St. Luke’s Parish House
99 Peirce Street, East Greenwich, RI


Reading Across Rhode Island, ran from January through May. It is a program of the Rhode Island Center for the Book at the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities, made possible through a vibrant collaboration of librarians, teachers, book group leaders and readers from across the state, and with support from the Humanities and the Legacy of Race and Ethnicity in the United States grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Living Literature is part of the The EnRICHment Program, which supports the Reading Across Rhode Island program.  If you are interested in Living Literature’s presentation, or want to book a speaker, visit the Council’s website at www.rihumanities.org/program/enrichment-opportunities/ or call Kate Lentz, Director of the RICftB at 401-273-2250 or email Logan Hinderliter @logan@rihumanities.org.