Coventry Public Library

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About and Hours

Greene Public Library

179 Hopkins Hollow Road
Greene, Rhode Island  02827

Hours:

Tuesday and Thursday: 3 – 7 pm
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday: 9 -1 pm

Directions:

From Providence: Travel 95S and take US-6W Exit. Keep left at fork. Follow signs for 14W/Plainfield Street. Continue to follow RI-14W. Turn right onto RI-14W Plainfield Pike. Turn left onto RI-117E/Flat River Road. Then turn right onto Hopkins Hollow Road. Destination will be on right.

From Westerly: Travel 95N and take Exit 5B to merge onto Rt. 102N Victory Highway/W Greenwich. Turn left onto RI-117W/Flat River Road. Continue onto Hopkins Hollow Road. Destination will be on the right.

*Map is provided as an attachment below.

Greene Public LIbrary Association ~  If you would like to become a member, click on this link http://www.greenepubliclibrary.org and fill out a membership form.

History of Greene Library

The Greene Library was started in 1923 by Miss Mittie Arnold.  A two room building was erected in 1929.  Miss Arnold, known for her herb gardens, bequeathed $100,000 to the library to be kept in a trust fund to keep the building going.  The library was dedicated to her in 1973.  It became a branch of the Coventry Public Library in 2010.  The Greene Library Association continues to cover the building’s costs and retains ownership of the building.  The town provides library services at the site.

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