Programs

Monday, January 26, 2015 - 2:00pm

In this 2 session class, learn how to insert pictures, or any type of graphic, into any of the Office programs such as Word, Publisher, PowerPoint or Excel. The results are dramatic and you'll be amazed how easy it is. Registration starts January 1, 2015. Mondays, January 26 and February 2 from 2-3:30 pm.

Monday, January 26, 2015 - 6:00pm

This month we are reading The Rithmatist  by Brandon Sanderson and will meet in the craft area of the young reader’s department. This is a casual discussion where all opinions are welcome! Copies of the book are held at the circulation desk. Please register in the library or by calling 294-3306, x5.

Next meeting: Monday, February  23 at 6:00 P.M.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 3:00pm

We provide pads and pencils, but you may also bring your own gear. Come to share your creativity, get drawing prompts, resources for artists, or just hang out and have fun! No experience necessary. Please register in the library or by calling 294-3306, x5.

Next meeting: Wednesday, February 25  at 3:00 P.M.

Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 2:00pm

In his 15 year bicycle stunt riding career, Chris Poulos won 85 competitions worldwide. Since 2000, he has become one of the most sought after youth motivational speakers in the country. He amazes audiences with incredible bicycle stunts, while simultaneously engaging them on topics such as bullying, perseverance, respect, teamwork, and more. This entertaining, motivating, and interactive program is geared to teens but everyone is welcome! Seating will be limited so please be sure to register.

Monday, February 2, 2015 - 6:00pm

After their village is destroyed and their parents killed by Northern militia, Sudanese orphans make a difficult journey to a refugee camp in Kenya. Thirteen years later, the group gets the chance to settle in the U.S. 2014, PG-13, 110 min. Please register.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 4:00pm

Tuesdays 4:00-5:00 February 3, 10

We provide the legos. You bring your imagination! Please register. March Lego Club will start March 17th.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 6:30pm

Did you know a human heart can beat up to 3.5 billion times in a lifetime? Dr. David Bader, Board Certified Cardiologist at South County Hospital, will discuss how to maintain good heart health and lifestyle changes you can make to keep your heart as healthy as possible. Please register at the library or by calling 788-1621.

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 2:56pm

This class will get you started in using this simple and effective tool to create presentations. Basic computer skills are required. This class will meet for three sessions: Thursdays, February 5,12, and 19 at 6:30pm. Class size is limited.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 4:00pm

We provide the legos. You bring your imagination! Please register. March Lego Club will start March 17th.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 6:30pm

Here are stories of robots gone mad, of mind-reading robots, and robots with a sense of humor, of robot politicians, and robots who secretly run the world--all told with the dramatic blend of science fact and science fiction that has become Asmiov's trademark. Books are available; please register.
March 10th: Dies the Fire by S.M. Stirling

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 6:30pm

Are you looking to reenergize your New Year's resolutions, or are you simply seeking balance in your life? Join Amber Hanks, wellness and fitness coach, as she guides you through the goal setting process, while inspiring you to dream. This will be a motivating and fun evening. Bring a friend and come be inspired! All materials provided. Please register.

Saturday, February 14, 2015 - 1:00pm

This coming-of-age drama, written and directed by Richard Linklater, traces the life of a young man from age 5 to age 18 . There is a lot of Oscar buzz about this film which was shot intermittently over a twelve-year period. It is rather long so come enjoy it on a Saturday afternoon. Popcorn still included! 2014, R, 165 min.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 2:00pm

This hour long program starts with a presentation on the animals followed by an amazing hands-on session where the audience gets to handle turtles, snakes, lizards, amphibians and some small mammals. Fun for the whole family. Space is limited. Please register by calling 294-3306, x5 beginning Monday, January 26th.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 10:00am

Join us for 45 minutes of music, movies and fun. This program is for ages 3-7 without a parent. Space is limited. Registration begins Monday, January 26th.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 2:00pm

This Minecraft session will be focused on multiplayer creative mode. We have room for a limited number of kids, so please sign up in advance for one of our two time options: 2:00 & 3:00 P.M.

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 2:00pm

Science Smorgasbord is a visual program with entertaining experiments on water, air, and electricity geared for children 1st grade and up. The program starts with a lesson on drinking water taught using quiz games and a model. The concept of air pressure is then demonstrated using experiments. In the end, it is a shocking good time provide by the use of a Van de Graaff generator. Space is limited. Registration begins Monday, January 26th. Please call 294-3306, x5.

Friday, February 20, 2015 - 10:00am

Friday February 20 10:00 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

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

Saturday, February 21, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Come in for some one-on-one help with downloading an e-book to your laptop, e-reader, iPad, iPhone, Android, or Windows 7 phone or mp3 player. Be sure to bring your devices and cords, library card number and your Apple, Adobe or Amazon account passwords. No registration necessary.

Saturday, February 21, 2015 - 1:00pm

Join the LOL Club to play, discuss strategies and take part in other Leagu-related activities. All Summoner levels are welcome, though participants must be ages 13 and up. Please register. Next meeting: Saturday, March  28th at 1:00 PM

Monday, February 23, 2015 - 6:00pm

This month we are reading Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson. This is a casual discussion where all opinions are welcome! We are meeting in the craft area in the YR department, and copies of the book are held at the circulation desk. Please register. Next meeting: Monday, March 16th at 6:00 PM

Monday, February 23, 2015 - 7:00pm

This program gives students a chance to perform in front of a live audience “one more time.” Music teachers wishing to involve their students should call Bonnie Smith at 295-7032. All are welcome to attend.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 3:00pm

We provide pads and pencils, but you may also bring your own gear. Come to share your creativity, get drawing prompts, resources for artists, or just hang out and have fun! No experience necessary. Next meeting: Wednesday, March 25th  at 3:00 P.M.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 6:30pm

Trained as an automotive designer, Guy Cassaday is as passionate about automobiles as he is about drawing and art. His extensive career as a toy designer included stints at Tonka, Playskool and Hasbro, Inc. Significant contributions to the field include his redesign of the iconic Tonka Mighty Dump Truck and the design of several GI Joe vehicles. Throughout his career Guy made time to pursue his own art and now he has embarked on a new career as a full time artist, providing commissions of automotive illustrations and pursuing his interest in fine art painting. Join us as Guy talks about his career in toy design, his inspiration and design process and his new ventures. Please register. Exhibit: Cassaday’s automobile illustrations in various mediums and drawing styles will be on display at the library through February 26th.

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 5:30pm

A poignant look at the disillusionment and angst of the post-World War I generation, The Sun Also Rises is one of Ernest Hemingway’s masterpieces and a classic example of his spare but powerful writing style. Books are available; please register. March 26: Norwegian by Night by Derek Miller (2015 Reading Across RI pick)

Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 1:00pm

Once known as the Land of the Morning Calm, Korea now possesses the 10th to 12th largest economy in the world and is becoming more and more important in the world's economy, culture, and politics. This free program is presented by the Korean Spirit and Culture Program Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting Korea's unique history and culture. The program will include two short documentaries, a reenactment of a traditional Korean wedding and a small meal of Korean food. Space is limited; please register.

Sunday, March 1, 2015 - 2:00pm

The Bohemian Quartet, an acclaimed Providence-based ensemble, was formed in 2005 with the idea of preserving the music of the Romany or Gypsy tradition. Members include Dave Zinno on upright bass, Christine Harrington on cello, and Nancy Richardson on viola. They have made a commitment to the genre, embracing the ancient traditions while at the same time wandering off in new and unexpected directions. Their performance will be a lively start to our Sunday Musicales series. Please register to insure a seat. Sponsored by the North Kingstown Arts Council and the Friends of the Library.

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 6:00pm

The extraordinary story of one of the world’s greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking. Starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones and nominated for five Academy Awards. 2014, PG-13, 123 min.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 6:00pm

North Kingstown Schools Art Exhibit: February 28-March 26
The annual exhibit of artwork by students in the North Kingstown Schools will decorate the library.
Art Exhibit Reception
Tuesday March 3 6:00-8:00 P.M.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 6:30pm

The first program in our annual Rhode Island Voices series will feature H. Philip West, the author of Secrets and Scandals: Reforming Rhode Island 1986-2006.
West and former RI Representative Nicholas Gorham will discuss the ultimately successful battle for a Separation of Powers Amendment to the Rhode Island Constitution. Learn what went on behind the scenes and join in a community discussion. Registration requested.

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