Warwick Public Library, 600 Sandy Lane. Join Dr. Tom Shaker for an exploration of all-things diner. Discover how Walter Scott's late night, walkup lunch cart in Providence in the 1870s inspired a nationwide craze. Learn how to decode the diner lingo used by counter staff to place orders for food, and hear about some of the Ocean State's most iconic diners. Free. (401) 739-5440; www.warwicklibrary.org.