Friday, March 24, 2017 - 2:00pm
True story of an interracial couple whose fight to live as family in Virginia went all the way to the Supreme Court in 1967. PG-13, 123 min, 2016. Please register.
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 1:30pm
Saturday, March 25 1:30-4:30 P.M.
Come in for some one-on-one help with downloading an e-book, audiobook or movie to your laptop, tablet, mp3 player or phone. Be sure to bring your devices and cords, library card number and your Apple, Adobe or Amazon account passwords. No registration required.
Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 2:00pm
For over thirty years the North Kingstown Arts Council and the Friends of the Library have presented this annual series of classical and jazz concerts. Sunday Musicales 2017 begins with guitarists Dennis Costa and John Dennewitz performing works by Scarlatti, Dowland, Telemann, Sor, Granados, Myers, Piazzolla and more. Please register to ensure a seat.
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 6:30pm
Donna Hughes, Professor of Women’s Studies at URI, is a leading international researcher on the trafficking of women and children. Dr. Hughes will give an overview of the many forms of this worldwide problem including sexual exploitation and forced labor and she’ll discuss the issue in relation to Rhode Island. Please register.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 4:00pm
We provide the Legos. You bring your imagination. For ages 5-10. Please register.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 6:30pm
Five local poet/photographers will read their poetry in a mixed media format with photographs to enhance, illustrate, even re-imagine their words through visual imagery. While conventional wisdom says a poem should stand alone, these poets believe photography can enhance the listener’s experience. Featuring Carol Mossa, Colleen Mellor, Robert Graves, Kate O’Kula and Bill Carpenter. Please register to let us know you are coming. Part II with different poets to be held on Saturday, April 8 at 2:00 P.M.
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 2:30pm
This month we will meet in the afternoon to discuss the Read Across Rhode Island 2017 pick, a powerful work of non-fiction that explores our country’s justice system, those held by it, and those who work with it, and the struggle to find mercy within it. Join us for snacks and a discussion. Please register.
Next month: The Witches of Eastwick by John Updike
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 6:30pm
Thursdays March 30, April 6, 13
Learn the basics of this publication software that is used to create professional newsletters, brochures, postcards, bookmarks and more. Basic computer skills required. Please register. Participants should attend all three sessions.
Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 2:00pm
An informal poetry group for poets of all levels. Come and share your poetry and be inspired!
Please note: There will be no March meeting.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 6:30pm
Join Bill Reynolds, award-winning sports columnist for the Providence Journal and author of several books, as he discusses his latest book.
In Hope: A School, A Team, A Dream Bill Reynolds writes about the gritty inner-city of Providence, the challenges brought about by poverty, violence and race, the 2012-13 basketball season at Hope High School and the coach who encourages his players to look beyond their neighborhood and not be defined by it. Please register.
Rhode Island Voices is sponsored by the North Kingstown Arts Council and the Friends of the North Kingstown Free Library.
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 3:00pm
This movie follows the story of Bryce and Juli from the time they first meet. Juli knows it’s love. Bryce is not so sure. Come find out how their story ends.
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 2:00pm
Five local poet/photographers will read their poetry in a mixed media format with photographs to enhance, illustrate, even re-imagine their words through visual imagery. While conventional wisdom says a poem should stand alone, these poets believe photography can enhance the listener’s experience.
Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 2:00pm
This a capella choral group from Brown University makes its third appearance at the library—with all new performers!
Please register to ensure a seat.
Sponsored by the North Kingstown Arts Counciland the Friends of the North Kingstown Free Library