Maury Loontjens Memorial Library

35 Kingstown Road
401-789-9507

Mission :


To serve the informational, educational, and recreational needs of the Narragansett community through acquiring and maintaining quality materials, programs, and services within comfortable facilities; with emphasis on information which is of immediate relevance and interest; and in a manner commensurate with responsible fiscal planning. The Library’s mission extends to providing access to the universe of information beyond the Library’s own collections through interlibrary cooperation and efficient use of technology.


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Maury Loontjens Memorial Library Happenings - April 2019

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Maury Loontjens Memorial Library Happenings - March 2019

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Maury Loontjens Memorial Library Happenings - November 2018

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Maury Loontjens Memorial Library Happenings - October 2018

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Maury Loontjens Memorial Library Happenings - August 2018

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Maury Loontjens Memorial Library Happenings - July 2018

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Want To Improve Your Pictures? Let Us Know What You Need.

A volunteer, Andy Boruta, has offered to create photography workshops built around what library patrons would like to learn about photography. He would like to offer programs to help you enjoy your picture taking, and to better understand how to…

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The Art of Imprisonment Series Starts At Maury Loontjens Memorial Library

HERMAN'S HOUSEWednesday, October 9th  at 6:30 pmDiscussion to followHerman Wallace may be the longest-serving prisoner in solitary confinement in the United States--he's spent more than 40 years in a 6-by-9-foot cell in Louisiana. Imprisoned in…

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Maury Loontjens Memorial Library News - July 2013

EXPLORE RHODE ISLAND'S PAST THIS SUMMER AT THE LIBRARY"A Recently Discovered Historical Treasure: The Scrapbook of an Old and Obscure, Rhode Island Amusement Park" with Lou RhynerMonday, July 8th at 7pmPresentation will reveal how and where it was…

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Maury Loontjens Memorial Library News - April 2013

Author Ann Hood SpeaksMonday, April 15th at 7pmIn Ann Hood's new novel THE OBITUARY WRITER, two women, two generations apart, wrestle with the bonds of romantic convention and the expectations placed on them by society. Hood's latest novel has been…

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Maury Loontjens Memorial Library News - January 2013

Free Stone Soup Buffet and Food DriveIn the cold winter months, it is often a choice between food and heat for many Rhode Islanders. Bring a non-perishable item (food or personal hygiene) and gain admission to our Stone Soup Buffet- stocked with…

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Maury Loontjens Memorial Library News - November 2012

Love Songs of the Swing Era Join us for a free concert on Saturday, November 3rd at 2pm as  Paul Hoffman performs Love Songs of the Swing Era. Paul accompanies himself on guitar and sings some of the best selections from the Swing Era which…

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Maury Loontjens Memorial Library News - September 2012

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Maury Loontjens Memorial Library News - August 2012

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