Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 2:00pm
Normally a rare sight, the appearance of Snowy Owls this winter has even non-birders heading out to catch a glimpse of this Arctic wanderer. Join wildlife rehabilitators from the Born To Be Wild Nature Center as they discuss the massive migration of one of the most beautiful and mysterious birds on Earth. After the talk and slide presentation some of the raptor ambassadors from BTBW (though no snowy owls) will pay a visit. Cameras are welcome! Children should be accompanied by an adult. Please register. Photo by John Green of ProvidenceRaptors.com
Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 6:00pm
Come in for some one-on-one help with downloading an e-book to your laptop, e-reader, iPad, iPhone, Android, Blackberry or Windows 7 phone or mp3 player. Be sure to bring your devices and cords, library card number and your Apple, Barnes and Noble or Amazon account passwords.
Friday, March 21, 2014 - 6:30pm
Len Cabral is an internationally acclaimed storyteller who has been enchanting audiences with his storytelling performances at schools, libraries, museums and festivals since 1976. His heart-felt telling of folktales, fables and stories appeals to all ages. If you have never seen Len Cabral perform don’t miss this opportunity! Please register.
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 5:30pm
Global conspiracy, complex code-breaking, young love, and the secret to eternal life — mostly set in a hole-in-the-wall San Francisco bookstore. The Great Recession shuffles Clay Jannon from his web-design drone job to night shift at Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore. Curiously, few customers come in repeatedly and never buy. Analysis reveals astonishing secrets…
Books are available at the Circulation Desk. Please register.
April 24th @ 530pm
Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner
Monday, March 31, 2014 - 7:00pm
This program is a potpourri of musical levels and ages, giving the 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.
Sunday, April 6, 2014 - 2:00pm
The Exult Choir from Mixed Magic Theatre will be back for a second soul-lifting performance at the library. The critically-acclaimed Exult Choir was formed in 2006 in an effort to honor and preserve America’s great gospel music tradition. This program will feature selections from three full-length performances by the choir: Legends in the Mist, Shakespeare in the Spirit and The Greatness of Gospel and will include songs from performers and composers from Thomas Dorsey to Clara Ward, from Curtis Mayfield to Bob Dylan. You will be hard pressed to keep your feet still as you listen to this inspirational and uplifting music. Please register.
Since 1985 the North Kingstown Arts Council and the Friends of the North Kingstown Free Library have sponsored Sunday Musicales.
Monday, April 7, 2014 - 6:00pm
P.L. Travers reflects on her childhood after reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney, who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen. Starring Emma Thompson and Tom Hanks. PG-13, 125 min. Please register.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 6:30pm
Stephen Thorne, resident actor and playwright at Trinity Repertory Company will talk about his play, Veronica Meadows, now in its world premiere at Trinity.
Rhode Island Voices is sponsored by the North Kingstown Arts Council and features Rhode Island authors reading from and discussing their work.