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Tiverton Essex Public Library

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<p>The Essex Public Library, located in the Stone Bridge neighborhood of Tiverton on Highland Road, contains roughly 62,000 titles in its collection, combined with the Union Public Library in the Four Corners neighborhood. It offers a variety of books, audio books, CDs, movies on DVD and VHS, computers, periodical databases and several programs and classes. Its calendar of events can be found on its Web site,<a href="http://www.tivertonlibrary.org"> www.tivertonlibrary.org</a>. Essex Public Library also offers free wireless Internet access. Its loan period is three weeks for all materials, except multimedia. Renewals can be made in person, over the telephone or through the online catelog. Book and video drop-off bins are located conveniently at the bottom of the Essex Public Library's front stairs. The online reference desk can be found on the Web site as well as the 24-hour E-Zone section, which allows patrons to browse and download audio books, eBooks, music and videos free to a personal computer. More information on children's programs, teen reading programs and reading groups can be found on the Web site. Essex Public Library, through the Friends of Tiverton Libraries, also offers museum and activity passes to area destinations such as the Boston Museum of Science, the Audobon Society of Rhode Island, the New Bedford Whaling Museum and Providence Children's Museum. The library celebrated its 70th anniversary in 2009. It was constructed following the wake of the Hurricane of 1938.</p>
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238 Highland Rd, Tiverton, RI 02878
(401) 625-6796
  • Fax: 301-654-2568
  • Hours: Mon - Fri, 7:30am - 4pm.; Sat - Sun, closed
  • Hours: Mon - Thu, 10am - 8pm; Fri, 10am - 5pm; Sat, 10am - 4pm; Sun, closed
  • Accessible: yes
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