Lafayette Band

The Lafayette Band will kick off our Summer Concert Series with their annual concert on the library lawn. Bring chairs, snacks and insect repellant. This event is weather dependent. Registration is suggested so we can let you know if we have to cancel.

Date: 
06/28/2017 - 6:30pm

Board of Trustees

Trustee@nklibrary.org

LOOKS WHAT’S NEW!!!

The Board of Trustees invites you to share your ideas, recommendations, and comments with us via our new direct email link, Trustee@nklibrary.org. The Trustees are always looking for new ways to stay in touch with our community, friends, and consumers. We encourage you to help us help you in this effort to make our community’s greatest resource better than ever!! We look forward to hearing from you soon!
Lori Vernon, Chair
Rick Moore, Treasurer
Robyn Levine
Elizabeth Suvari
Joan Ehrhardt
Rini Georgekutty
Tom Sgouros

Book Bites Cookbook Club: Recipes by Joan Nathan

Cook a recipe by Providence-born chef and author of eleven cookbooks, Joan Nathan and bring it to our potluck dinner to share. Registration is a must for this program. Cookbooks are available. Please let us know what you will be bringing.

Date: 
07/17/2017 - 6:30pm

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!

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Some new (and old) things on our website!

North Kingstown: An Illustrated History, is a narrated slideshow that was produced by the library in 1980. It was recently digitized and can be viewed here. It can also be checked out on DVD.

North Kingstown Free Library:1899-2015, A Book of Memories and Clippings, produced by the library in October 2015, is now available to read online.

Among Friends 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.

Shoutbomb

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 oslri@shoutbomb.com(link sends e-mail)
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 http://oslri.org/home/text-alerts or print out the attached pamphlet..

The History of Our Library

Library on Brown St.

The North Kingstown Free Library at 100 Boone St. opened in December of 1975. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of this occasion AND the 60th Anniversary of the Friends of the Library, we have created a short film and a book. The book, The North Kingstown Free Library 1899-2015: A Book of Memories and Clippings is on sale at the library for $10. Click here to see the film, The North Kingstown Free Library: The First 116 Years. We hope you enjoy it!

Reading We've Enjoyed in 2016

It's that time of year again -- when members of the library staff select their favorite books from 2016. Click on Reading We've Enjoyed - Fiction and Non-fiction For Adults to peruse the lists and place holds on titles that interest you. Happy New Year!

Mobile Printing comes to the North Kingstown Free Library

The Library has launched PrinterOn mobile printing. Patrons can print while at the library, or send a document for printing from home or wherever they may be, then pick it up at the library within 24 hours. Use your smartphone, tablet or PC.

Just use the webpage address www.printeron.net/osl/nkfl to go to an online webpage form. Fill out the form and click on the green printer in the lower right corner.

Interested in Installing an app?

Go to www.printeron.com/apps.html and select the app that fits your device.

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