Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda

 Board of Trustees Meeting
Monday, June 8 2020, 7:00 p.m.
Via Zoom 

To attend this meeting, email mbrowne@nklibrary.org and we will send an invitation to the meeting. You may also call 401-294.3306, x113. 

Agenda

1.    Call To Order

2.    Pursuant to RIGL 42-46-6(c) Notice of this meeting has been posted on the Secretary of State’s website

3.    Minutes of May 11, 2020 meeting

4.    Public Comment

5.    Director’s Report

6.    Friends of the Library report

7.    New Business

a.    Reopening plan

b.    Director search

8.    Adjournment

THE NORTH KINGSTOWN FREE LIBRARY WILL PROVIDE INTERPRETERS FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED AT ANY MEETING PROVIDED A REQUEST IS RECEIVED THREE (3) BUSINESS DAYS PRIOR TO SAID MEETING BY CALLING 294-3306, X 113.

Curbside Pickup

We're excited for the opportunity to get library materials out to our community. Call or chat with us here on the website to request materials and schedule a pick up.
NEW!
  • All materials are now due July 1st
  • Returns are now being accepted in the book drops only
  • You can now place holds for other libraries' materials in the catalog. There is a maximum of 5 holds on your card, including what is already there.
  • You can still call us or chat with us to get 5 items from only the North Kingstown Free Library (in addition to placing holds).

View guidelines here: https://conta.cc/2T8Yuhs


Ancestry available from home

Ancestry, normally only available inside the library, is now available from home with a valid North Kingstown Library card and acompanying pin. You will be directed to the Ocean State Library catalog login. After you enter your credentials, you will be redirected to Ancestry.com.

Creativebug

Mindful Making

Creativebug has classes that will instruct and inspire you through this period of our lives. Keep your hands active and your mind engaged.

Click Here

Wireless Available Outside

Although the library is not open to the public, our Wireless is available outside of the library 24 hours. The signal is strongest in the Main parking lot, "The Pit", and the lawn in back of the library all the way down to the water. 

Tumble Books, free!

Unlimited access to eBook and eAudiobook streaming from TumbleBooks is available to our patrons through August 31! Try one out today. 

www.TumbleBookLibrary.com - K-6 children's ebook database
Username: tumble735
Password: books

www.TumbleMath.com - K-6 math ebook database
Username: tumble2020
Password: A3b5c6

www.TeenBookCloud.com - gr 7-12 ebook database
Username: tumble2020
Password: A3b5c6

www.AudioBookCloud.com - all ages audio book database
Username: tumble2020
Password: A3b5c6

www.RomanceBookCloud.com - a huge collection of steamy Romance novels for the older crowd!
Username: tumble2020
Password: A3b5c6

South County Room Catalog

The South County Room of the North Kingstown Free Library houses many historic items related to the history of North Kingstown and surrounding areas. While most of our local history books can be found in the Ocean State Libraries catalog, our collections of historic photographs, documents, objects and more can be found at South County Room Collection Catalog. This catalog is by no means complete and will be growing over time, so please check back often!

Enter the South County Collection Catalog

Consumer Reports

NEW! Access to Ebsco’s Consumer Reports product. Patrons will have access to more reviews which Consumer Reports does not include in the magazine. Consumer Reports is an independent, nonprofit member organization that works side by side with consumers for truth, transparency, and fairness in the marketplace. We use our rigorous research, consumer insights, journalism, and policy expertise to inform purchase decisions, improve the products and services that businesses deliver, and drive regulatory and fair competitive practices.
In today’s rapidly evolving world, what we do at Consumer Reports must be as transformative and groundbreaking as the new technologies, products and services entering people's lives every day. We are passionate about our work because we know how much is at stake for you. We succeed in our mission every time your family gets a little bit safer, your finances get more secure, new technologies get more trustworthy, and the future gets that much brighter. Together we are creating a fairer, safer, and healthier world.

 

 

Date: 
02/28/2019 - 2:25pm
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