Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 5:30pm

Join us for snacks and a discussion of Márquez’s enduring tragicomedy of humankind, set in a mythical town and told through the lens of one family’s history. Books are available at the Circulation Desk.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 4:00pm

4:00-5:00 P.M.

We provide the Legos. You bring your imagination. For ages 5-10. Please register.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 6:30pm

Uprooted , the beautiful and original fantasy novel by Naomi Novik, won the 2015 Nebula award. Let's see what all the buzz is about!

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 6:30pm

Many species of waterfowl take shelter from harsher northern climates right here on the shore of Academy Cove, directly behind the library, and in the marshes opposite the entrance to Boone St. Emily Westcott and Bill Carpenter were inspired to create this 1/2 hour film by their walks here and throughout Rhode Island. A slide presentation will introduce the many species found in the winter and will compare the variations in feeding, mating rituals and migratory patterns. Please register.

Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 2:00pm

Once a month, usually on the first Sunday, the library will be hosting an informal poetry group for poets of all levels. Come and share your poetry. Be inspired! Sessions will be facilitated by Lynnie Gobeille, one of the founders of the Origami Poems Project and one of the nominees for the position of State Poet Laureate. Please register to let us know you are coming.

Monday, November 7, 2016 - 6:00pm

Tarzan, having acclimated to life in London, is called back to his former home in the jungle to investigate the activities at a mining encampment. Starring Alexander Skarsgård, PG-13, 110min, 2016. Please register.

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 6:30pm

Caregiving for patients with Alzheimer’s Disease or other similar long-term conditions is a demanding task. Learning self-care is essential. Annie Murphy, Program Manager at the Alzheimer’s Association, RI Chapter, will discuss strategies for preventing and coping with the stress of caregiving. Learn how to identify and effectively use community resources. Registration is requested but not required.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 6:30pm

This month we will discuss Bohjalian's sweeping historical love story, The Sandcastle Girls, set between Syria in 1915 and the Bronxville, NY in 2012. Join us for discussion, snacks and tea! Books available; please register.
December book: The Sleepwalker

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 6:30pm

Dreams show us what is and what might be as well as helping us leave behind what was. When we take the time to remember our dreams and work with them, they become a fount of wisdom and a true guide to our healing, happiness and growth. Jungian-trained psychotherapist, astrologer and Soul Coach Cathy Pagano will introduce us to the confusing, mysterious and wondrous world of dreams. Bring a dream to interpret. Registration requested.

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 5:30pm

eReaders, Audio Books, Hoopla and Freegal drop-in instruction
Thursday, November 17th from 5:30 to 8:00.

Come in for some one-on-one help with downloading e-books or audio books. Ask questions about Hoopla, our free digital service for North Kingstown patrons to download Movies, Music, eBooks, AudioBooks, Comics and TV. Learn about Freegal so you can Download or Stream music for free with your North Kingstown Library card. Be sure to bring your devices (such as Phones, Tablets, Laptops and eReaders) and cords, library card number and your Apple, Adobe or Amazon account passwords. No registration necessary.

Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 10:00am

Adobe Photoshop Elements on Saturday, November 19 from 10 to 12 am.
Adobe Photoshop Elements is a less expensive version of Adobe Photoshop, the premier photo editing software for professionals. This class takes a look at useful fixes for common photo problems. Don’t worry if you don’t have access to this program at home, we have copies installed on two of our public computers. Please feel free to bring in your own special photos to work on.
Registration is limited and required.

Sunday, November 20, 2016 - 2:00pm

A chance for the whole family to watch the 5th installment of this popular series. Young children must be accompanied by an adult. Bring your own movie snacks. Covered drinks only. Registration requested.

Monday, November 21, 2016 - 6:30pm

Read, cook, eat, discuss!
Choose a recipe from How to Cook Everything Fast(books available at the circulation desk) or find one by Mark Bittman online.
Let us know your recipe choice to avoid duplications. (294-3306 or
Make your dish and bring it on November 21st. Registration is required.

Monday, November 28, 2016 - 3:30pm

Join us for snacks and a fun discussion of a book by the bestselling author of Coraline. Nobody Owens is a normal boy except for the fact that he has been raised by ghosts. Books are available at the Circulation Desk.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 6:30pm

Learn how to use the camera in your smartphone to its full potential! In this hands-on class, photographer Collen LeComte covers basic camera use and demonstrates the different filters and tools available on your phone. She will also go over composition and discuss storage of digital images, printing and uploading to so-cial media. Bring your own fully charged smart phone. Space is limited; sign up beginning November 1st.

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 2:00pm

Join us for a relaxed hour of reading – bring whatever you’d like, and discuss it afterward with our other readers. Our reader’s hour is a great way to learn about authors and books you might not have come across otherwise! Held in our Fiction sitting area, please register in advance.

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 5:30pm

Jumping out of our regular schedule, we’ll meet December 1st to discuss Smiley’s contemporary take on the themes of family, wealth, greed and love that Shakespeare made immortal in King Lear. Join us for a lively discussion and snacks! Books available; please register.
January book: Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler

Monday, December 5, 2016 - 6:00pm

The Boston Globe’s elite Spotlight team investigates child abuse claims against the Catholic Church. R, 128 min., 2015. Please register.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 6:30pm

Saul Richman of the South County Community Action Agency will go over the basics of Medicare—when to apply, what is covered and why supplemental insurance is necessary. If you will be enrolling in Medicare soon or are already a participant, all questions are welcome. Medicare fraud, consumer financial exploitation and financial assistance programs

Sunday, December 11, 2016 - 2:00pm

Bottles of Hope are small glass bottles covered with polymer clay and given to cancer patients as a symbol of health and good wishes. Polymer clay is fun and easy to work with. All materials provided. Come make a bottle with us! Children welcome to join in the fun! Young children should be accompanied a parent. Please register.

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