Programs

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 6:30pm

The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council has devised a mapping tool which allows users to see how they may be impacted by sea level rise and storm events. Representatives from CRMC will be setting up a demonstration of this tool for the public. Please register to let us know you are coming.

Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 10:00am

Thursdays July 9, July 30 10:00-12:30 P.M.
Drop-in anytime to have some fun with your family or friends. No registration is required.

Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 5:30pm

Thursday, July 9, 5:30-8:00 P.M.
Come in for some one-on-one help with downloading
e-books. Be sure to bring your devices and cords, library card number and your Apple, Adobe or Amazon account passwords. No registration required.
Also:
Monday, July 20, 1:30-4:00 P.M.
Thursday, August 6, 5:30-8:00 P.M.
Wednesday, August 26, 1:30-4:00 P.M.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 3:00pm

Storyteller Joseph Theroux brings you tales of unlikely young heroes who rise to the challenge even when everyone tells them it's impossible. Hear the legend of the princess who wants to become the greatest baseball player of all time even if her father, a dragon, and an entire country stand in her way. And discover the secret lives of the stick people in our road signs and the boy who yearns to be more than just a flat symbol. Every hero has a story...and your story can begin when you believe in yourself! For ages 4 and up. Please register by calling 294-3306, x5.

Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 2:00pm

Heroines of medieval India were some of the first people in the world to wear fabulous, intricate henna designs. Each participant in this workshop on the exciting history of henna will go home wearing a henna design created by artist Heather Caunt-Nulton and inspired by the Mughal empire - a time of princesses, warriors, kings, and heroines in the land now known as India. Please register by calling 294-3306, x5.

Friday, July 17, 2015 - 2:00pm

Join Maggie, our fiction coordinator, for an hour of free reading of your choice. Then stay for discussion (optional), snacks and tea. Cozy chairs provided! Please register.

Monday, July 20, 2015 - 1:30pm

Monday, July 20, 1:30-4:00 P.M.
Come in for some one-on-one help with downloading
e-books. Be sure to bring your devices and cords, library card number and your Apple, Adobe or Amazon account passwords. No registration required.
Also:
Thursday, August 6, 5:30-8:00 P.M.
Wednesday, August 26, 1:30-4:00 P.M.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 2:00pm

When a criminal mastermind uses a trio of orphan girls as pawns for a grand scheme, he finds their love is profoundly changing him for the better. Fun for the whole family. Refreshments will be provided. 2010, PG , 95 min. Please register by calling 294-3306, x5.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 6:30pm

Summer Concerts at the Library
Join us on the library lawn for our summer concerts. Bring lawn chairs, picnic dinner and insect repellant. In the event of rain these concerts will be held inside. Seating is limited in the meeting room; please preregister to ensure a seat inside. Concerts are sponsored by the Friends of the North Kingstown Free Library.

Swing trio the Baker Brothers features Mark Baker on guitar, Junior Gomes on piano, and Dick Souza on bass. In this performance they will pay tribute to Wes Montgomery, the great American jazz guitarist. The Baker Brothers create their own arrangements and will have you swinging and swaying to the infectious and melodious rhythms.

Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 5:30pm

Thursdays, July 23 & August 27, 5:30 P.M.
One of the most acclaimed novels of our time, I Know This Much Is True is a story of alienation and connection, devastation and renewal, at once joyous, heartbreaking, poignant, mystical, and powerfully, profoundly human. Read the book over the summer and join in the discussion.
July 23rd (read to the end of chapter 36) and
August 27th (finish the book!)

Monday, July 27, 2015 - 2:00pm

Rhythm Imaginarium: Where the imagination runs free and rhythms are easily made using buckets, cans, voices, hands, real percussion instruments and more. That's just the beginning of what these hands-on programs offer. Our musical workshops are so fun, kids won't realize how much they're learning. Best of all, no musical experience required. Just bring your imagination! There are all types of heroes and we will explore what a hero means and how different people can be heroes. For ages 4 and up.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 2:00pm

Five puppies use their newfound superpowers to save Earth from a shape-shifting bully from outer space. (G 81 minutes) Fun for the whole family. Refreshments will be provided. Registration begins Monday, June 15th.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 6:00pm

Please note the 6:00 P.M. starting time!

If you have questions about applying for social security benefits, don’t miss this seminar! You’ll learn how benefits are calculated; strategies to increase your benefits; how to coordinate benefits with a spouse; and the best time to begin withdrawing your benefits.
Seating is limited; please call 884-1230 to register for this educational opportunity.

Social Security Education
Our Social Security seminar is designed to educate the public and
those nearing the age to draw Social Security about the best time to
enroll for benefits. This seminar educates individuals and couples on
how to maximize their lifetime Social Security income.
Seminar Overview
One Hour Presentation starting at 6:00 p.m.
10 minute Introduction from a Social Security specialist
40 minute presentation from a National Speaker
10 minute Q&A session
Educational materials provided
Attendees can request additional information or meet
a specialist to arrange for a future no-fee consultation

~Presented By~
Michael Lally—Licensed Producer
Specializing in Social Security Planning
~Guest Speaker~
Susan Hopp—National Speaker on Social Security Issues

Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 10:00am

10:00 A.M.- 12:30 P.M.
Drop-in anytime to have some fun with your family or friends. No registration is required.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 2:00pm

Join Steve for a fun-filled collaborative writing program! Audience members will contribute thoughts, ideas, words and phrases that will ultimately create a narrative story in which the "voice" of each audience member will be represented. At the end of the program each participant will receive a copy of the story that is collaboratively created! Please register.

Monday, August 3, 2015 - 6:00pm

British comedy-drama starring Judi Dench, Maggie Smith and Bill Nighy. 2015, PG, 122 min.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 2:00pm

When Gru, the world's most super-bad turned super-dad has been recruited by a team of officials to stop lethal muscle and a host of Gru's own, He has to fight back with new gadgetry, cars, and more minion madness. (PG 98 minutes) Fun for the whole family. Refreshments will be provided. Registration begins Monday, June 15th.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 6:30pm

Summer Concerts at the Library
Join us on the library lawn for our summer concerts. Bring lawn chairs, picnic dinner and insect repellant. In the event of rain these concerts will be held inside. Seating is limited in the meeting room; please preregister to ensure a seat inside. Concerts are sponsored by the Friends of the North Kingstown Free Library.

Award winning folk favorites Aubrey Atwater and Elwood Donnelly are joined by Cathy Clasper-Torch on violin, cello and keyboard for a unique and thrilling blend of traditional American and Celtic folk music and dance, along with original songs and poetry.

Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 5:30pm

Thursday, August 6, 5:30-8:00 P.M.
Come in for some one-on-one help with downloading
e-books. Be sure to bring your devices and cords, library card number and your Apple, Adobe  or Amazon account passwords. No registration required.

Also:
Wednesday, August 26, 1:30-4:00 P.M.

Friday, August 7, 2015 - 1:30pm

Hercules and Heroes tells a tale of a more conventional hero, Hercules, and how he overcomes the odds and completes his Herculean tasks. It also tells the story of Jason and the Golden Fleece. This show has mask work, storytelling from another culture, sword fights, and most importantly, includes the positive message of standing up for yourself. Fun for the whole family. Please register by calling 294-3306, x5.

Friday, August 14, 2015 - 2:00pm

Join Maggie, our fiction coordinator, for an hour of free reading of your choice. Then stay for discussion (optional), snacks and tea. Cozy chairs provided! Please register.
*Note: Friday times are just for the summer.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 6:30pm

Summer Concerts at the Library
Join us on the library lawn for our summer concerts. Bring lawn chairs, picnic dinner and insect repellant. In the event of rain these concerts will be held inside. Seating is limited in the meeting room; please preregister to ensure a seat inside. Concerts are sponsored by the Friends of the North Kingstown Free Library.

The South County Rounders perform traditional bluegrass, swing, ballads, and selections from contemporary folk music. Enjoy the sounds of acoustic guitar, double fiddles, upright bass, banjo and dobro, combined with vocal solos, duets and tight three and four part harmonies.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 1:30pm

Wednesday, August 26, 1:30-4:00 P.M.
Come in for some one-on-one help with downloading
e-books. Be sure to bring your devices and cords, library card number and your Apple, Adobe  or Amazon account passwords. No registration required.

Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 5:30pm

One of the most acclaimed novels of our time, I Know This Much Is True is a story of alienation and connection, devastation and renewal, at once joyous, heartbreaking, poignant, mystical, and

Monday, August 31, 2015 - 6:00pm

Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family. Starring Helen Mirren. 2015, PG-13, 109 min. Please register.

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