New Library Card Raffle!

Don’t have a library card? Know someone who could benefit from owning a library card?

This is the best month to sign-up for a free North Kingstown Free Library card! Why? Because you can win a gift certificate to a local business by signing up this month!

 How do I get a raffle ticket? Easy as 1-2-3!

1.Approach a library staff member at the Circulation Desk and ask to fill-out the form for a new* library card.

2.You will need identification that shows you are a Rhode Island
resident or own property in Rhode Island. Minors must have a
parent or guardian show identification.
3.Fill-out an entry form when you are done.
Raffle ends on September 30th.

*Replacement cards do not qualify for this raffle.

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 Totally 80s, It's a Disaster!, War Heroes, Romantic Comedy, Sci-Fi, Tom Hanks, The Champs, Teenyboppers, Nicholas Sparks, and Leo (DiCaprio) Love.

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!

Visit a Museum!

Here's a great and inexpensive way to enjoy school break -- borrow a museum pass from the library! We have discounted or FREE admission passes to many local musuems that can be checked out with your library card. Click here for a full listing and description of what's available: Museum Passes

September Newsletter

Take a look at our Among Friends newsletter to see what is coming up at the library. There is something for everyone---lectures, demonstrations, movies, book clubs and more! Would you like to receive the newsletter via email? If so, click on Subscribe and follow the instructions to automatically receive a new issue via email every month. To register for programs for adults, have your library card and PIN ready and click on NKFL Programs. If you don't have a library card call 294-3306. Call the Young Readers' Desk at 294-3306 option 5 to register for children's programs. The Friends of the Library support library programs and much more. Consider becoming a member. Learn more about the Friends here or use the remittance form below to join. As a "Basic" member, you can receive the newsletter via postal service.

NEW! Truth be Told: A Nonfiction Book Club - Tuesday, October 2nd at 6:30 pm

Join us to discuss the first book in our new nonfiction book club led by Nonfiction Coordinator, Tom Frawley.

Our first choice is American Fire: Love, Arson and Life in a Vanishing Land by Monica Hesse. In American Fire, reporter Monica Hesse explores a series of arsons that took place in Accomack County, Virginia in 2012. In a breathtaking feat of reportage, Hesse combines proceduarl with love story, redefining American tragedy for our time.

10/02/2018 - 6:30pm

North Kingstown High School Yearbooks

NKHS Yearbooks Are Online

We are happy to announce that our collection of North Kingstown High School yearbooks has been digitized and is now available online. We currently have the years 1929-1931, 1945-1946 and 1952-2011 available to view.

NKHS Yearbooks

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

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.


With the Library's Shoutbomb text messaging service, you can use your mobile phone to: •Receive text notices about holds that are available, items that are due soon, overdues and fines •Send a text to renew an item. (Renewable items only) •Add family members’ cards to your Shoutbomb account with keyword ADDCARD The library does not charge a fee for this service. Your mobile plan’s standard text messaging rates apply. If you have signed up for SMS alerts in the past you will need to re-subscribe to continue receiving alerts. SIGNING UP 1.Text “SIGNUP” to 401-298-2013 2.Text your 14-digit library card barcode number, found on the back of your card 3.Text your 4-digit library PIN number For more information, please visit or print out the attached pamphlet..


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