Upcoming Events

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.

Library Hours:


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.

Sunday: Closed





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.