Tech Drop-in

Drop-In Technology Saturday, August 24, from 1:00-4:30

Do you have a technology question about one of your devices? Your email? How to get free eBooks, Audio Books and Movies? This is an event where you can get answers in a relaxing setting. Be sure to bring your devices and cords, library card number and your Apple, Adobe or Amazon account passwords. No registration required.

 

Date: 
08/24/2019 - 1:00pm

Book Club in a Bag!

Announcing Book Club in a Bag!

The North Kingstown Free Library has an exciting new program called “Book Club in a Bag”.

Any member of a Book Group will be able to check out 10 copies of a popular book for their book group. The books will be in a canvas bag with a binder containing information about the book and the author, as well as discussion questions to help the conversation along. The bag will be checked out for six weeks. Available titles are listed below. Stop by the Reader’s Advisor’s Desk or contact us at 401-294-3306 x128 or nnadeau@nklibrary.org.

Details:

  • 10 Copies of a Title
  •  Loan Period: 6 Weeks
  •   Pick Up & Return to the North Kingstown Free Library Reader’s Advisor’s Desk

 Available Titles:

FICTION

Kanopy

Kanopy is a video streaming service with an impressive catalog, featuring classic, independent, and documentary film.  Patrons of the North Kingstown Free Library receive 10 monthly credits (10 movies per month) for free with your library card. The films that truly resonate with us do more than just entertain. They inspire us, enrich us, and challenge our perspectives. Kanopy ensures that these films reach viewers around the world. Log in with your library membership and enjoy our diverse catalog with new titles added every month.

Kanopy Kids: Educational, Enriching, Entertaining

Kanopy's dedication to thoughtful entertainment includes educational and engaging videos for children of all ages - as well as the young at heart. Parents can trust that our catalog encourages social and emotional developement, promotes respect for community diversity, and inspire creativity. Browse Kanopy Kids and discover videos that spark children's imagination.


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Date: 
02/28/2019 - 2:46pm

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

Creativebug.com

Creativebug.com has more than 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. Only for North Kingstown Free Library card holders.

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Date: 
02/25/2019 - 3:22pm

NEW! Binge Box Collection

Binge Boxes are perfect for people who love movies! Each Binge Box contains 6 movies for a spectacular movie watching experience! Enjoy films by starring favorite actors or category.

You will find themed Binge Boxes, such as Musicals, Boston Movies, Melissa McCarthy Movies, Quentin Tarantino Movies, Halloween, The Rock (Dwayne Johnson), Meryl Streep Movies, George Clooney Movies, Heist Movies and Marvel Movies.

Circulation paramenters:

  • Limit 1 Binge Box at a time per person
  • Checkout period is 1 week.
  • No Holds or Renewals
  • $1 per day late fee
  • Can ONLY be returned at the North Kingstown Free Library and at the Circulation Desk. Cannot be returned in the book drop.

So, grab a Binge Box, gather your friends and family, and enjoy the magic of movies!!

New DVDs Coming Soon

You can place holds on new DVDs that will be coming in this month by clicking on New Feature DVDs . To receive the list via email every month, click on Newsletter Signup , click a checkmark next to New Feature DVDs - Coming Soon, type your email in the box at the bottom of the screen, and click on the subscribe button. Concerned that there are a lot of people in line for a DVD that you'd like to borrow? We recommend that you place a hold anyway because the North Kingstown copy fills holds picked up in North Kingstown first. You may move up the list more quickly than you thought that you would!

Library Wish List! A different way to donate.

If you’re looking for a way to give back to the North Kingstown Free Library during this holiday season, take a peek at our Amazon wish lists. We’ve carefully selected items that we’re hoping will add even more variety and appeal to our existing collections. We also take monetary donations, along with physical donations in the form of books and DVDs in great condition. Every donation, no matter how large or small, is greatly appreciated! Click here to access our wish list: NKFL Amazon Wish List

You can also support the library by using

Amazon Smile

Support the Library and the Friends of the North Kingstown Free Library through Amazon Smile!
Learn more about Amazon Smile and find out how to sign up.

Borrow Our Telescope!

The library now has an Orion StarBlast Astro Reflector telescope available for patrons aged 18 and older to borrow.
The telescope, which was generously donated to us by Skyscrapers, Inc., is available to be borrowed for a period of one week. The telescope may be checked out or reserved downstairs at the Reference Desk.

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