Programs

Knitting & Crocheting Group - Tuesday, April 24th at 6:30 pm

A Good Yarn A monthly group for beginners and experienced “stitchers”. Bring your current project or get help starting something new. Don’t know how to knit? We can help you learn! Led by Sheri Gavitt, Stitcher Extraordinaire. Registration preferred but drop-ins are welcome! Light refreshments will be served.

Date: 
04/24/2018 - 6:30pm

Oil Pastels for Plein-air Painting - Wednesday, April 25th at 6:00 pm

Join artist Tom Martino and discover the reason why oil pastels are different from the more commonly used soft pastels. The medium is fairly easy to use in the field and may provide the essential value and color notes for finished paintings in oil, watercolor, or acrylics. And now with the introduction of water-soluble oil pastels, the possibilities for artists are endless! 

Date: 
04/25/2018 - 6:00pm

Knitting & Crocheting - Thursday, April 26th at 3:00 pm

A Good Yarn

A monthly group for beginners and experienced “stitchers”. Bring your current project or get help starting something new. Don’t know how to knit? We can help you learn!

Led by Sheri Gavitt, Stitcher Extraordinaire. Registration preferred but drop-ins are welcome! Light refreshments will be served. 

Date: 
04/26/2018 - 3:00pm

Henry Beston’s Cape Cod - Thursday, April 26th at 6:30 pm

Henry Beston’s book, “The Outermost House,” is considered to be one of the great nature books ever written. Learn how Beston’s trail to Cape Cod began at the Battle of Verdun in World War I, how he tapped into the healing power of nature on Cape Cod’s Outer Beach, and how “The Outermost House” inspired legislators in Washington to establish the Cape Cod National Seashore. Featured are archival photos and rough-cut footage from the Beston/Outermost House documentary film, now in production. Presented by Don Wilding, Co-Founder and Executive for the nonprofit Henry Beston Society. Registration preferred.

Date: 
04/26/2018 - 6:30pm

The Parillo/Harrington Duo - Sunday, April 29th at 2:00 pm

Join Joe Parillo, jazz pianist, and Christine Harrington, cellist, as they perform new music for their up-coming CD and some of their best-loved pieces from their 2001 CD “Sandbox”. Registration preferred. 

Date: 
04/29/2018 - 2:00pm

Poetry Workshop

An informal poetry workshop for people who want to improve their poetry writing skills. there will also be an opportunity for critiquing. Come and share your poetry. Be inspired! Registration required.

Date: 
05/06/2018 - 2:00pm

Movie Night: The Post - Monday, May 7th at 6:00 pm

2018 Oscar Nominee

A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between the press and the government. Starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks. Rated PG-13. Registration preferred. Sponsored by the Friends of the North Kingstown Free Library.

Date: 
05/07/2018 - 6:00pm

Yoga - Tuesday, May 8th at 6:30 pm

Join Kathryn Ford Richter, RN, for an all levels Kripalu yoga class. Kathryn will guide you through a series of poses meant to help with flexibility, balance, and strength.Bring a towel or yoga mat and blocks if you have them. Space is limited. Registration required. 

Date: 
05/08/2018 - 6:30pm

Stars & Lights - Wednesday, May 9th at 6:30 pm

Join photographer and author, David Zapatka, as he discusses the difficulties and challenges of shooting lighthouses on only clear nights during a dark moon. Zapatka traveled throughout the Northeast capturing historic lighthouses including all 16 active Rhode Island lighthouses. Registration preferred.

 

Date: 
05/09/2018 - 6:30pm

Afternoon Movie: The Post - Thursday, May 10th at 2:00 pm

2018 Oscar Nominee

A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between the press and the government. Starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks. Rated PG-13. Registration preferred. Sponsored by the Friends of the North Kingstown Free Library.

Date: 
05/10/2018 - 2:00pm

Gentle Yoga - Friday, May 11th at 9:30 am

Join Kathryn Ford Richter, RN, for a yoga class that includes focus on breathing, gentle flowing motions, and passive and supportive poses. Perfect for beginners or those working with injuries, limited mobility or if you prefer a softer, gentler approach to yoga. Bring a towel or yoga mat. Space is limited. Registration required.

Date: 
05/11/2018 - 9:30am

Genealogy Research - Monday, May 14th from 1:30 to 3:30 pm

If you have been thinking about researching your family and need help getting started or if you have already done some research and would like some help moving it forward, stop by our Meeting Room between 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. and members of the North Kingstown Genealogy Society will be there to lend a hand. No registration required.

Date: 
05/14/2018 - 1:30pm

Book Bites: Cookbook Book Group - Monday, April 9th at 6:30 pm

Join this unique book group where the participants chose a recipe from that month’s cookbook and prepare it to share with the group. This month we will be cooking and discussing recipes from Paula Wolfert's Moroccan cookbooks. Copies of the cookbooks are available at the circulation desk. Space is limited, registration is required. Contact Nancy Nadeau at 401-294-3306 x6102 or nnadeau@nklibrary.org for more information.

Date: 
05/14/2018 - 6:30pm
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Small Business Friday: Computer Tips - Friday, May 18th at 10:00 am

The Do’s and Don’ts for Small Business Use of Technology

 

In order to be successful in business today, the use of some technology is an absolute must. Sometimes even the basics can be challenging if that is not your area of expertise. Join computer expert Frank Anzivino as he discusses the three key areas in basic technology for business. Registration required at: https://tinyurl.com/computertipsNK

10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Date: 
05/18/2018 - 10:00am

Afternoon Movie: The Shape of Water - Wednesday, May 23rd at 2:00 pm

Winner of the 2018 Oscar for Best Movie

Elisa is a mute who works as a cleaning lady in a hidden, high-security government laboratory in 1962 Baltimore. Her life changes forever when she discovers the lab’s classified secret—a mysterious, scaled creature that lives in a water tank. Starring Sally Hawkins and Doug Jones. Rated R for sexual content, graphic nudity, violence and language. Registration preferred.

Date: 
05/23/2018 - 2:00pm

Movie: The Shape of Water - Wednesday, May 23rd at 6:00 pm

Winner of the 2018 Oscar for Best Movie

Elisa is a mute who works as a cleaning lady in a hidden, high-security government laboratory in 1962 Baltimore. Her life changes forever when she discovers the lab’s classified secret—a mysterious, scaled creature that lives in a water tank. Starring Sally Hawkins and Doug Jones. Rated R for sexual content, graphic nudity, violence and language. Registration preferred.

Date: 
05/23/2018 - 6:00pm

Coffee Cupping - Tuesday, May 29th at 6:30 pm

 Ever wonder why there are so many different brews? Did you know that the brew can affect how your food tastes? Join Gianna Guillotte, certified barista, to taste a range of roasts and what makes them unique. Space is limited, registration required and begins on May 1st. Sponsored by the Friends of the North Kingstown Free Library.

Date: 
05/29/2018 - 6:30pm
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