Programs

Knitting & Crocheting - Thursday, August 23rd 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: 
08/23/2018 - 3:00pm

NKFL Cinema Presents: Isle of Dogs - Monday, August 27th at 2:00 pm

In this stop-motion-animated film from writer/director Wes Anderson, an outbreak of canine flu in Japan leads all dogs to be quarantined on an island. A boy (KoyuRankin) journeys there to rescue his dog Spots (Liev Schreiber), and gets help from a pack of misfit canines who have also been exiledVoice cast includes: Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, and Scarlett JohanssonRated PG-13. Registration preferred.

Date: 
08/27/2018 - 2:00pm

NKFL Cinema Presents: Isle of Dogs - Monday, August 27 at 6:00 pm

In this stop-motion-animated film from writer/director Wes Anderson, an outbreak of canine flu in Japan leads all dogs to be quarantined on an island. A boy (KoyuRankin) journeys there to rescue his dog Spots (Liev Schreiber), and gets help from a pack of misfit canines who have also been exiledVoice cast includes: Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, and Scarlett JohanssonRated PG-13. Registration preferred.

Date: 
08/27/2018 - 6:00pm

Knitting & Crocheting Group - Tuesday, August 28th 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: 
08/28/2018 - 6:30pm

Gained in Translation - Jazz & Pop Music: Thursday, August 30th at 6:30 pm

Join us on the library lawn for a unique program of famous jazz and pop songs that were written and performed in many languages by such well-known musicians as Frank Sinatra, Dionne Warwick, and many more. Songs in English, French, Portuguese, Spanish and Russian will be performed by a band starring Victoria Richter and Moe Methot with Shep Shapiro, Clune and Chris Brooks. This event is weather dependent.


Date: 
08/30/2018 - 6:30pm

NKFL Cinema Presents: Final Portrait - Monday, September 10 at 6:00 pm

In 1964, American writer James Lord is asked to sit for a portrait by artist Alberto Giacometti, which begins their off-beat friendship and gives Lord an insight into the profundity and chaos of the artistic process. Starring Geoffrey Rush and Armie Hammer. Rated R for language, some sexual references and nudity.Registration preferred.

Date: 
09/10/2018 - 6:00pm

Drop-In Genealogy - Monday, September 10 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

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 South County Room between 6:30 and 8 p.m. and Helen Smith from the RI Genealogical Society will be there to lend a hand. No registration required.

Date: 
09/10/2018 - 6:30pm

Kripalu Yoga - Tuesday, September 11th 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: 
09/11/2018 - 6:30pm

Incorporating Essential Oils into Your Life - Wednesday, September 12th at 6:30 pm

Interested in natural forms of healthcare? Join Kathryn Ford Richter, RN and Self Care and Mindset Coach for a complementary class on the myriad of health benefits essential oils have to offer. Learn how to empower yourself and your family to boost immunity, decrease stress, and create non-toxic cleaning products in your home. Registration preferred.

Date: 
09/12/2018 - 6:30pm

NKFL Cinema Presents: Final Portrait - Thursday, September 13th at 2:00 pm

In 1964, American writer James Lord is asked to sit for a portrait by artist Alberto Giacometti, which begins their off-beat friendship and gives Lord an insight into the profundity and chaos of the artistic process. Starring Geoffrey Rush and Armie Hammer. Rated R for language, some sexual references and nudity.Registration preferred.

 

Date: 
09/13/2018 - 2:00pm

Vintage and Antiquarian Book Sale - Saturday, September 15th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Friends of the Library Special Sale
Several dozen books of particular interest to book collectors have been culled from our donations. A selection of the books are from the early twentieth century. A collection of newer, large-format poetry, art and literature books will also be included. All proceeds to benefit the Friends of the Library.

Date: 
09/15/2018 - 10:00am

Book Bites: Cookbook Book Group - Monday, September 17 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 Dinner: Changing the Game and In the Kitchen with an Appetite by Melissa Clark. 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: 
09/17/2018 - 6:30pm
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Remembering the 1938 Hurricane - Wednesday, September 19th at 6:30 pm

On September 21, 1938, one of the most destructive and powerful hurricanes in recorded history struck Rhode Island. In observance of the 80th anniversary of this life-changing natural disaster, local filmmaker Carla Ricci, will show her Emmy nominated “One Day…A Story of Storm”. Following the 20 minute, Teresa Crean of the Coastal Resource Center will speak on how Rhode Island is prepared for another major storm and the destruction it can bring. A question and answer period will follow

Date: 
09/19/2018 - 6:30pm

Small Business Friday: : Direct link to B-B Clients - Friday, September 21st at 10:30 am

Part One of a Three Part Series

Workshop One - Enhance Your LinkedIn Presence

Most of the more than 450 million professionals on LinkedIn treat their profile like a static resume. This workshop helps you transform from job seeker to networker and solution provider. Be found. Generate new leads. Registration required:  https://tinyurl.com/linkedinNK1

Workshop Two on October 19th: Be Part of the LinkedIn Conversation https://tinyurl.com/linkedinNK2

Worshop Three on November 16th: Leveraging the LinkedIn Sales Funnel https://tinyurl.com/linkedinNK3


Date: 
09/21/2018 - 10:30am

Korean Spirit and Culture - Saturday, September 22nd at 11:30 am

This free program is presented by the Korean Spirit and Culture Program Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting Korea's unique history and culture. The program will include two short documentaries, a reenactment of a traditional Korean wedding and a small meal of Korean food. Space is limited, registration required and closes on Thursday, September 20th.

Date: 
09/22/2018 - 11:30pm

NKFL Cinema Presents: Book Club - Monday, September 24th at 2:00 pm

Four friends in a book club are inspired to spice things up after reading Fifty Shades of Grey. With each of them in a different romantic situation, the women gather inspiration and tips for the bedroom and try new things later in life. Starring Candice Bergan, Jane Fonda, Mary Steenburgen, and Diane Keaton. Rated PG-13. Registration preferred. 

Date: 
09/24/2018 - 2:00pm

NKFL Cinema Presents: Book Club - Monday, September 24th at 6:00 pm

Four friends in a book club are inspired to spice things up after reading Fifty Shades of Grey. With each of them in a different romantic situation, the women gather inspiration and tips for the bedroom and try new things later in life. Starring Candice Bergan, Jane Fonda, Mary Steenburgen, and Diane Keaton. Rated PG-13. Registration preferred.

Date: 
09/24/2018 - 6:00pm

Voter Registration Day - Tuesday, September 25th from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm

September 25th is National Voter Registration Day. Drop-in and register to vote or check your voting status or register to vote. Also available will be important information about the November elections. To be able to vote on November 6th, you must be registered by October 7th.

Date: 
09/25/2018 - 9:00am

Gentle Yoga - Friday, September 28th 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: 
09/28/2018 - 9:30am

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.

All readers are welcome to attend, registration preferred. For more information, contact Tom Frawley at 294-3306 x6120 or email tfrawley@nklibrary.org.

Date: 
10/02/2018 - 6:30pm
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