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.
Mission of the Ashaway Free Library
To enrich the community by providing resources and related services and programming for personal skills, self-improvement, career advancement, cultural enjoyment, entertainment, and creative activities.