The Ashaway Free Library (AFL) has a print collection of 23,000 plus volumes, a wide selection of magazines, DVD/audio books/ CD collection of 553 items as well as three computer stations and WIFI connection. The library is a member of Ocean State Libraries, a state consortium, which gives patrons open access to materials from libraries throughout the state of Rhode Island and beyond. The AFL is truly a window to the world for its community. The library sponsors children’s and adult programs to include a card/stamping craft program for adults, a summer reading and program series for children, a weekly story hour, an adult book discussion group and a lecture series for adults sponsored by the Siciliano Family.
Monday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Thursday: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Library is located in the Village of Ashaway on the corner of Knight St. and Route 216 (Ashaway Rd.) Driving south on Route 3 (Main St.) towards Westerly, turn right on Route 216. In one short block take a left on Knight St. to the Library's parking lot on the right.
The Ashaway Free Library is closed for the following holidays:
New Year's Day, January 1
Martin Luther King Day, 3rd Monday in January
Presidents Day, 3rd Monday in February
Memorial Day, last Monday in May
Independence Day, July 4
Victory Day, 2nd Monday in August
Labor Day, 1st Monday in September
Columbus Day, 2nd Monday in October
Veterans Day, November 11
Thanksgiving Day, 4th Thursday in November
Christmas Eve, December 24, closed after 1pm
Christmas Day, December 25
New Year's Eve, December 31, closed after 4pm