Visit the Maury Loontjens Memorial Library in Narragansett

Step into the heart of Narragansett and discover a hidden treasure that has welcomed locals and visitors for generations – the Maury Loontjens Memorial Library. With deep roots in the community and a rich history that dates back to its earlier days as the Narragansett Pier Free Library Association, this beloved institution has stood the test of time, evolving and growing to meet the needs of the community it serves.

Now, as the Maury Loontjens Memorial Library, it continues to be a hub of knowledge and connection, bringing education, entertainment, and inspiration to all who enter its doors.

memorial statue at the front of Maury Loontjens Memorial Library
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The Maury Loontjens Memorial Library has had many names in the past, including the Narragansett Pier Free Library Association, the Narragansett Public Library, and, most currently, the Maury Loontjens Memorial Library.

Conveniently located at 25 Pier Marketplace, Narragansett, RI 02882, the Maury Loontjens Memorial Library is open Monday to Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. So, whether you’re a local or a visitor looking to immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of Narragansett, the library is ready to welcome you with open arms.

information desk at Maury Loontjens Memorial Library
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The Maury Loontjens Memorial Library offers diverse programs that cater to every age group and interest. This library understands that a vibrant community is built on education, engagement, and shared experiences, which is why their programs are designed to bring joy, education, and enrichment to everyone who walks through their doors.

For the bookworms among us, the library offers book clubs that foster lively discussions and a sense of community. The library also hosts reading time sessions filled with captivating stories and interactive activities for the little ones, igniting their imaginations and cultivating a love for reading from a young age.

The library’s offerings don’t end there. For those seeking adventure and a touch of magic, the library hosts Dungeons and Dragons campaigns that transport participants into imaginative realms. The Maury Loontjens Memorial Library also invites authors to share their stories and insights, creating a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for book lovers to connect with the minds behind their favorite works. 

Plan Your Visit!

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Stay with Durkin Cottage Realty

After a day of exploring the vibrant world of the Maury Loontjens Memorial Library and experiencing the rich cultural tapestry of Narragansett, why not make it a complete vacation package by staying with us at Durkin Cottage Realty?

Imagine waking up to the sound of ocean waves gently crashing against the shoreline, stepping outside, and feeling the cool ocean breeze on your face. With our Narragansett rentals, you can enjoy the beauty and charm of Rhode Island’s coastal living, knowing that your cozy retreat awaits you after a day of exploration. Our family-owned business takes pride in helping you find the perfect vacation rental that suits your needs, bringing you closer to the idyllic beach life that makes Narragansett so unique.

So, whether you’re seeking the intellectual stimulation of a library that holds a piece of Narragansett’s history or the tranquil relaxation of a beachside getaway, Narragansett has something to offer everyone. Join the Durkin Cottage Realty family and let us help you create cherished memories on the picturesque Rhode Island shoreline.

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815 Pt. Judith Rd.
Narragansett, RI 02882

Phone: 401-789-6659
Fax: 401-789-6705

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