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The Big Library Read 2017 is The Art of the Pie by pie-guru Kate McDermott!

Participate in the Big Library Read, March 16-March 30!

The Big Library Read program connects millions of readers around the world with the same eBook at the same time.

Ocean State Library users will be able to borrow the eBook, Art of the Pie: one of 2016’s best cookbooks from pie-guru Kate McDermott, starting Thursday, March 16 and concluding on Thursday, March 30 by visiting

Kate McDermott has taught the time-honored craft of pie-making to thousands of people. Her pies have been featured in USA Today, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Real Simple,, NPR and more. In the Art of the Pie she shares her secrets to great crusts, fabulous fillings, and to living a good life. Kate provides dozens of recipes for all the pie combinations you can dream up with hints and tricks helpful to even the most experienced pie baker.

Anyone who checks out the eBook during this period will be entered to win a Pie Baking Gift Basket from Wickford Gourmet.

Art of the Pie can be read on all major computers and devices, including iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phones and tablets, Chromebook™ and Kindle® without worrying about wait lists or holds. The eBook cookbook will automatically expire at the end of the lending period, and there are no late fees.

BigLibraryReadPieNeed help with your e-reader? Come see Stacey or Verenis!

Story Time begins Tuesday, January 17th at 10:30 am.

Pontiac Free Library-Storytime-page-001Story time is for children ages 2-5, their parents and caregivers. Come and join us for Stories, Rhymes, and Finger Play!

Fireside Fridays

February 3, 2017 – March 17, 2017

Come and enjoy the friendly gathering by our fireplace on a wintry afternoon.

Fire is lit at 1:30 pm

Tea & goodies are served from 2:30-3:30 pm.