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Online Resources

ASK RI is a suite of databases including more than a dozen different resources: search educational and career resources, test prep and practice tests, World Book Encyclopedia, magazines, biography, history and other reference materials, automotive repair, or learn a foreign language.


In addition to the magazines at the library, we subscribe to the online service. Contact the library to obtain our username and password to use from your personal devices.


Browse all the major Rhode Island news publications online for free through NewsBank. From the Providence Journal to the Coventry Courier, Louttit Library patrons can access all digital copies.


Stream indie movies, documentaries, art house titles, classics, and more from home through Kanopy. Louttit Library patrons can enjoy up to six titles per month.


Borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, graphic novels, and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, phone and TV. Titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded.


Download ebooks to your kindle or stream in your browser! Listen to audiobooks and borrow movie titles as well. Patrons can take out up to 8 titles at once. Use your library card number and PIN to sign up.


  • Our books circulate for 3 weeks.

  • DVDs and Blurays circulate for one week or if multi-part (e.g. TV series,) for 3 weeks, there is a limit of 6 titles or discs per household.

  • Magazines circulate for one week.

  • Audio CDs circulate for 3 weeks.

  • Play-Aways circulate for 3 weeks

  • Playaway LAUNCHPADS circulate for 3 weeks, they cannot be renewed, there is a limit of one per household

  • STEAM Kits circulate for 3 weeks, they cannot be renewed, there is a limit of one per household

  • KINDLES circulate for 3 weeks, they cannot be renewed, there is a limit of one per household



We subscribe to the following hard copy magazines which check out for 7 days:

  • Back yard Poultry

  • Better Homes and Gardens

  • Birds & Blooms

  • Bon Appetit

  • Consumer Reports

  • Country

  • Country Living

  • BH&G Do It Yourself

  • Dwell

  • Eating Well

  • Family Handyman

  • Fine Gardening

  • Food & Wine

  • Good Housekeeping

  • Health

  • HGTV Magazine

  • Highlights for Children

  • Hobby Farms

  • House Beautiful

  • Magnolia
  • Martha Stewart Living

  • Milk Street

  • Mindful

  • National Geographic Kids

  • People

  • Pioneer Woman

  • Psychology Today

  • Real Simple

  • Rhode Island Monthly

  • Simply Gluten Free

  • Smithsonian

  • Tea Time

  • Sports Illustrated for Kids

  • Vanity Fair

  • Victoria

  • WebMD

  • Yankee

  • Yoga

RI Collection


The library maintains a collection of select West Greenwich, South County and Rhode Island books, maps, documents, genealogies, ephemera and items of historical interest.  These items are for in library use only and do not circulate.  Please ask a staff member for assistance with this collection.

Community Links


  • Town of West Greenwich Information: click here.

  • West Greenwich Preservation and Historical Society, please ask a staff member for contact information

  • Reading Across Rhode Island Book information: click here.

  • Rhode Island State Government Information: click here

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