The Alps: From Hannibal to Heidi

Friends of the Library Annual Meeting
Providence author Stephen O’Shea will take us on an informative and amusing tour of the human history of the Alps. Through his words we will cross the Alps with Hannibal, ride with the Tour de France and sing with the Von Trapps. A brief business meeting will precede this entertaining talk. Open to all; please register.

Date: 
04/27/2017 - 6:30pm

Among Friends Newsletter

Take a look at our Among Friends newsletter to see what is coming up at the library. There is something for everyone---lectures, demonstrations, movies, book clubs and more!

Would you like to receive the newsletter via email? If so, click on Subscribe and follow the instructions to automatically receive a new issue via email every month.

To register for programs for adults, have your library card and PIN ready and click on NKFL Programs. If you don't have a library card call 294-3306. Call the Young Readers' Desk at 294-3306 option 5 to register for children's programs.

The Friends of the Library support library programs and much more. Consider becoming a member. Learn more about the Friends here or use the remittance form below to join. As a "Basic" member, you can receive the newsletter via postal service.

Book Bites Cookbook Club--Favorite Brunch Recipes

We are going to do something a little different in our Cookbook Club this month. Instead of all cooking from the same book, we will each cook up our favorite Easter or other special brunch recipe. Registration required. For more information or to register and let us know what you’ll be bringing; call 294-3306 or email edonovan@nklibrary.org.
The menu so far is listed below.

Date: 
04/24/2017 - 6:30pm

New DVDs Coming Soon!

You can place holds on new DVDs that will be coming in this month by clicking on New Feature DVDs. To receive the list via email every month, click on Newsletter Signup, click a checkmark next to New Feature DVDs - Coming Soon, type your email in the box at the bottom of the screen, and click on the subscribe button. Concerned that there are a lot of people in line for a DVD that you'd like to borrow? We recommend that you place a hold anyway because the North Kingstown copy fills holds picked up in North Kingstown first. You may move up the list more quickly than you thought that you would!

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It's Tax Time!

The library has federal forms 1040, 1040A and 1040EZ, plus instructions.
Other forms are available online.
Federal forms: www.irs.gov
Rhode Island State forms: www.tax.ri.gov
You may call (401) 574-8970 to have RI forms mailed to you.

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Shoutbomb

With the Library's Shoutbomb text messaging service, you can use your mobile phone to:
•Receive text notices about holds that are available, items that are due soon, overdues and fines
•Send a text to renew an item. (Renewable items only)
•Add family members’ cards to your Shoutbomb account with keyword ADDCARD
The library does not charge a fee for this service. Your mobile plan’s standard text messaging rates apply. If you have signed up for SMS alerts in the past you will need to re-subscribe to continue receiving alerts.

SIGNING UP
1.Text “SIGNUP” to oslri@shoutbomb.com(link sends e-mail)
2.Text your 14-digit library card barcode number, found on the back of your card
3.Text your 4-digit library PIN number

For more information, please visit http://oslri.org/home/text-alerts or print out the attached pamphlet..

The History of Our Library

Library on Brown St.

The North Kingstown Free Library at 100 Boone St. opened in December of 1975. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of this occasion AND the 60th Anniversary of the Friends of the Library, we have created a short film and a book. The book, The North Kingstown Free Library 1899-2015: A Book of Memories and Clippings is on sale at the library for $10. Click here to see the film, The North Kingstown Free Library: The First 116 Years. We hope you enjoy it!

Reading We've Enjoyed in 2016

It's that time of year again -- when members of the library staff select their favorite books from 2016. Click on Reading We've Enjoyed - Fiction and Non-fiction For Adults to peruse the lists and place holds on titles that interest you. Happy New Year!

Mobile Printing comes to the North Kingstown Free Library

The Library has launched PrinterOn mobile printing. Patrons can print while at the library, or send a document for printing from home or wherever they may be, then pick it up at the library within 24 hours. Use your smartphone, tablet or PC.

Just use the webpage address www.printeron.net/osl/nkfl to go to an online webpage form. Fill out the form and click on the green printer in the lower right corner.

Interested in Installing an app?

Go to www.printeron.com/apps.html and select the app that fits your device.

TumbleBook Library

The TumbleBookLibrary is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation), TumbleTV which consists of pre-set playlists of a sequence of books, and Tumble Puzzles & Games. Click Here to Access TumbleBookLibrary.
TumbleBooks are created from existing picture books which we have licensed from children's book publishers and converted to the TumbleBook format.
You may want to explore the site by checking out all the books, games and features. Our catalogue has book descriptions, book reviews, and author/illustrator/publisher information. You can view a TumbleBook by clicking on the ‘View Online” button or on the cover of the book. There are a number ways you can access a book:

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