Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 4:00pm
Tuesdays 4:00-5:00 P.M.
October 25, November 1
We provide the legos. You bring your imagination. For ages 5-10. Please register.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 6:30pm
This year we are focusing on Chris Bohjalian, a widely lauded literary author. This month we will discuss Skeletons at the Feast, a poignant novel of the waning days of World War II. Books are available at the Circulation Desk. Please register.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 6:30pm
Just in time for Halloween, members of Ocean State Paranormal, a not-for-profit paranormal research team, take a look at unexplained phenomena in Rhode Island, the United Kingdom and France. They’ll discuss the history of each site and then reveal the details of the “haunting”. Please register.
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 5:30pm
Join us for snacks and a discussion of Márquez’s enduring tragicomedy of humankind, set in a mythical town and told through the lens of one family’s history. Books are available at the Circulation Desk.
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 4:00pm
We provide the Legos. You bring your imagination. For ages 5-10. Please register.
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 6:30pm
Uprooted , the beautiful and original fantasy novel by Naomi Novik, won the 2015 Nebula award. Let's see what all the buzz is about!
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 6:30pm
Many species of waterfowl take shelter from harsher northern climates right here on the shore of Academy Cove, directly behind the library, and in the marshes opposite the entrance to Boone St. Emily Westcott and Bill Carpenter were inspired to create this 1/2 hour film by their walks here and throughout Rhode Island. A slide presentation will introduce the many species found in the winter and will compare the variations in feeding, mating rituals and migratory patterns. Please register.
Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 2:00pm
Once a month, usually on the first Sunday, the library will be hosting an informal poetry group for poets of all levels. Come and share your poetry. Be inspired! Sessions will be facilitated by Lynnie Gobeille, one of the founders of the Origami Poems Project and one of the nominees for the position of State Poet Laureate. Please register to let us know you are coming.
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tarzan, having acclimated to life in London, is called back to his former home in the jungle to investigate the activities at a mining encampment. Starring Alexander Skarsgård, PG-13, 110min, 2016. Please register.
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 6:30pm
Caregiving for patients with Alzheimer’s Disease or other similar long-term conditions is a demanding task. Learning self-care is essential. Annie Murphy, Program Manager at the Alzheimer’s Association, RI Chapter, will discuss strategies for preventing and coping with the stress of caregiving. Learn how to identify and effectively use community resources. Registration is requested but not required.
Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 5:30pm
eReaders, Audio Books, Hoopla and Freegal drop-in instruction
Thursday, November 17th from 5:30 to 8:00.
Come in for some one-on-one help with downloading e-books or audio books. Ask questions about Hoopla, our free digital service for North Kingstown patrons to download Movies, Music, eBooks, AudioBooks, Comics and TV. Learn about Freegal so you can Download or Stream music for free with your North Kingstown Library card. Be sure to bring your devices (such as Phones, Tablets, Laptops and eReaders) and cords, library card number and your Apple, Adobe or Amazon account passwords. No registration necessary.
Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 10:00am
Adobe Photoshop Elements on Saturday, November 19 from 10 to 12 am.
Adobe Photoshop Elements is a less expensive version of Adobe Photoshop, the premier photo editing software for professionals. This class takes a look at useful fixes for common photo problems. Don’t worry if you don’t have access to this program at home, we have copies installed on two of our public computers. Please feel free to bring in your own special photos to work on.
Registration is limited and required.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 6:30pm
Learn how to use the camera in your smartphone to its full potential! In this hands-on class, photographer Collen LeComte covers basic camera use and demonstrates the different filters and tools available on your phone. She will also go over composition and discuss storage of digital images, printing and uploading to so-cial media. Bring your own fully charged smart phone. Space is limited; sign up beginning November 1st.