Exploring Vietnam

Cindy Wilson, photographer and instructor for travel and photography workshops around the world, will share photos from her most recent trip to Vietnam. You’ll see images of the small towns, ancient ruins, port cities and the architecture of this exotic land and learn a bit about the culture and people. Registration requested.

Date: 
05/31/2017 - 6:30pm

Last Sunday Opening for Season

Sunday, May 21st is the last Sunday the library will be open this season.
Our regular hours remain the same:
Monday through Thursday—9:00 am to 8:30 pm
Friday and Saturday—9:00 am -5:00 pm

Book Bites Cookbook Club—with Special Guest!

This month we will be joined by special guest Normand Leclair, owner and chef at the former Red Rooster Tavern in North Kingstown and author of three cookbooks. We will be cooking recipes from Leclair’s books and sharing a meal with him as he regales us with stories from his long career. Books are available. Space is limited and registration is a must for this program.

Date: 
06/19/2017 - 6:30pm

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.

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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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.

It's Tax Time!

The library has federal forms 1040, 1040A and 1040EZ, plus instructions.
Other forms are available online.
Federal forms: www.irs.gov
Rhode Island State forms: www.tax.ri.gov
You may call (401) 574-8970 to have RI forms mailed to you.

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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!

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