March 2023

Block Island Times

IFL finalist for major award

A few months ago The Block Island Times announced that the Island Free Library had been nominated by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse for a national medal from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. And then the waiting began.On Tuesday, March 28, Library Director Kristin Baumann announced, near the end of a Tourism Council Meeting, that …

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Block Island Times

Catching up with the fourth grade

The fantastic fourth graders at Block Island School have been busy this school year. In addition to their rigorous curriculum, they have incorporated lots of hands-on learning, movement breaks, and outdoor adventures.The students earned many opportunities for learning outside the classroom by demonstrating good choice-making and behavior. While studying erosion in science, students walked to …

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