Tech Nite Drop-in

Saturday, September 21 from 9:30am -12:30pm
Ask anything you want! Bring your devices, plugs and passwords. No registration.

09/23/2017 - 9:30am

Vintage and Antiquarian Book Sale: Friends of the Library Special Sale

10:00 am to 2:00 pm

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.

10/14/2017 - 10:00am

The Warmup Guy

Robert Perlow was the go-to warm-up comedian on television shows from the 1970s to the 2000s, where he was responsible for keeping the live studio audience engaged and laughing. Perlow offers a personal, behind-the-scenes look at some of television’s most famous shows and actors. With stories including Tim Allen’s on-set meltdown, an improv class with Robin Williams, and a close friendship with Alan Thicke, Perlow divulges everything from the good and the bad to the downright outrageous!
Registration preferred.

10/11/2017 - 6:30pm

History Walk at Lafayette Mill Village

Tim Cranston will lead us on this tour of the numerous buildings that made up the mill complex and its associated village, all owned by the Rodman family. We will meet behind the main mill building on Ten Rod Road. Space is limited, registration will begin on Sept. 5.

09/23/2017 - 9:30am

New DVDs Coming Soon!

You can place holds on new DVDs that will be coming in this month by clicking on New 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!


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.

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.

Board of Trustees


The Board of Trustees invites you to share your ideas, recommendations, and comments with us via our new direct email link, 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


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.

1.Text “SIGNUP” to 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 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!


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