Programs

Monday, December 1, 2014 - 6:00pm

Clint Eastwood directs this adaptation of the long-running Broadway musical featuring the story of four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic 1960s rock group The Four Seasons. 2014, R, 134 min.

Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 6:30pm

Thursdays December 4, 11 6:30 pm

In this 2 session class, learn how to insert pictures, or any type of graphic, into any of the Office programs such as Word, Publisher, PowerPoint or Excel. The results are dramatic and you'll be amazed how easy it is. Registration is required and starts November 15.

Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 2:00pm

Come see what some local authors have been up to. Included in this event, along with several others, will be Rachael McIntosh, author of Little Yellow Stickies; Jen Smith, author of Sick, A Memoir; Marjorie Harrison, author of Coming Home, Kelly Kittel, author of Breathe and Gail Eastwood-Stokes, author of Captain’s Dilemma. Each author will give a very brief presentation. Then attendees will have a chance to talk to the authors individually. Registration not necessary.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 4:00pm

The library’s Minecraft Club is growing! A limited number of people will be able to participate each month, so sign up in advance for each date to be sure you can get in. When you arrive, you’ll sign up for a specific time slot to play. Next meeting: Friday, January 2 at 2:00 P.M.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 6:30pm

Does it sound exciting? Are you young, old or in between? North Kingstown resident Julie Cerrito will discuss her experiences with the Peace Corps from 1984 to 1986. Julie served as a volunteer working with health issues in the Philippines. She’ll show a short film guaranteed to inspire and educate. Her time in the Peace Corps was an experience she found “wonderfully enlightening” and she is excited to share it with us. Please register to let us know you are coming.

Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 1:00pm

After the success of our League tournament, the library has decided to start a League of Legends Club, which will meet once a month on a Saturday to play, discuss strategies and take part in other League-related activities. All Summoner levels are welcome, though participants must be ages 13 and up. Please register.
Next meeting: Saturday, January 10 at 1:00 P.M.

Monday, December 15, 2014 - 6:00pm

This month we are reading Paper Towns by John Green. Come to chat about why you loved or hated it. This is a casual discussion where all opinions are welcome. Copies of the book are held at the circulation desk. Please register.
Next meeting: Monday, January 19 at 6:00 P.M.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 6:30pm

The winter solstice, this year on December 21st at 6:03pm, marks the shortest day and the longest night of the year. Since ancient times, the December solstice has played an important role in cultures around the world. Many holidays are celebrated at this time of year. Whatever holidays you may or may not celebrate, come join with us in a musical celebration. Flautist Jane Revkin and pianist Dawn Chung will present this winter-themed program of music from various genres, from classical, jazz, Celtic and New Age to soundtracks. Both Jane and Dawn teach at Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School. We’ll share cookies and hot cider too! Please register to let us know you are coming.

Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 10:30am

Join us for a fun filled hour making a special holiday craft. A snack and drink will be provided. For ages 5-10. Please register beginning Monday, November 24th.

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm

We supply the legos. You bring your imagination! Drop-in anytime to have some fun with your family or friends. No registration required.

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 2:00pm

During one of their adventures, Hiccup and Toothless discover a secret cave that houses hundreds of wild dragons. They soon find themselves at the center of a battle to protect Berk from a power-hungry warrior named Drago. PG, 102 minutes. A snack and a drink will be provided. Fun for the whole family. Please register beginning Monday, December 8th.

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 2:00pm

Celebrate the winter season with “Stories from Snowy Lands”. Watch Jack Frost‘s magic bring a snowman to life. Laugh at the antics of a boastful bear that goes ice fishing and visit a shoemaker’s shop on a wintry day. For ages 3-8. Please register beginning Monday, December 8th.

Monday, January 5, 2015 - 6:00pm

This comedy, adapted from Richard C. Morais' 2010 novel of the same name, tells the story of a feud between two adjacent restaurants; one operated by a recently relocated Indian family and the other managed by a Michelin-starred French chef. Starring Helen Mirren, Om Puri and Manish Dayal. 2014, PG, 122 min. Please register.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 6:30pm

Are you considering keeping bees? Are you interested in honey and other hive products? Or are you a nature lover who just wants to understand more about bees and their importance?  Betty Mencucci, longtime member of the Rhode Island Beekeeping Association, will talk about the life cycle of bees and share some of the basics of beekeeping. She’ll have lots of things for us to look at. Bring your questions and buzz on over for this fun and informative program. Please register.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 4:00pm

Tuesdays 4:00-5:00
January 13, 20, 27 February 3, 10

We provide the legos. You bring your imagination! Please register.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 6:30pm

David Gagnon, a member of the Society for Financial Awareness (SOFA) will discuss basic principles of cash management, roadblocks to financial success, the importance of having a financial blueprint and more. SOFA is a nonprofit organization. Please register.

Saturday, January 17, 2015 - 11:00am

For 4th -6th grades
January 17 at 11:00 A.M.
January 24 at 1:00 P.M.
January 31 at 11:00 A.M.
February 7 at 1:00 P.M.
Space is limited.
Registration begins Monday, December 29th.

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