Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale

In addition to LOTS of books, the Friends are offering The Book Lover's 2015 Page-a-Day Calendar at a discount price of $8.00 (List price: $13.99.) Think holiday gifts! Proceeds from this sale go towards funding the many free programs at the library.
$2 Bag-of-Books Sale from 2-3:00 P.M.
We supply the bags.

Date: 
10/25/2014 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

New DVDs!

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. If you're a fan of Pinterest, you can place holds from our DVDs Coming Soon Board!. 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!

Among Friends Newsletter - October 2014

Check out the October issue of the Among Friends newsletter where you can learn about everything that will be happening soon at the library! 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 ready and click on NKFL Programs. Call the Young Readers' Desk at 294-3306 option 5 to register for children's programs.

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.

Steampunk Day at the Library

Steampunk Day, held at the library on August 23rd, was a big success! Thank you to the exhibitors and to all the people who came out to share in our Steampunk fun. And a big thank you to Robert J. Izzo who photographed the event for us. Click below to see the pictures.

Steampunk'd Library

Two of the exhibitors decked out in their Steampunk finery.

Our Steampunk'd Library Exhibit Opening was a lot of fun! For more photos check out our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/nklib
Click on our Programs tab to sign up for the Steampunk movies we are showing throughout the summer (and all our other programs too!) Or see the full list of movies below.
Don't forget to mark your calendars for our Steampunk Festival on August 23rd from noon to 4pm!!!!! And remember that Steampunk attire is encouraged at all events.

Rhode Island Historical Cemetery Database

The RI Historical Cemetery Database is now available in the South County Room.
Over 3400 cemeteries, 474,700 gravestones and over 76,800 gravestone photos are included.
The data was gathered between 1990 and 2014 by 60+ volunteers.
In addition, over 100 nineteenth and twentieth century transcripts of cemeteries were consulted and checked in the cemeteries to get the most accurate gravestone data possible.

Kids eReading Room

The Ocean State Libraries eZone has recently added an eReading room for children. Now kids can access all of our downloadable childrens' materials, including e-books and audiobooks, from one convenient location - http://ezone.oslri.net/kids!

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:

Join the Friends of the North Kingstown Free Library!

Some of the things that you may love about the library are made possible by memberships and donations to the Friends of the Library. The Friends of the North Kingstown Free Library is a non-profit organization, established in 1955 to support and promote the library. The Friends fund a wide range of programs for all ages that the library offers at no cost to the public. If you are interested in becoming a Friend please print the form below and send it in with your donation. Your support is very much appreciated!

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