Virtual Concert

Summer Reading Challenge ends August 17!
Make sure you track your reading and activities in Beanstack and earn those badges for raffle tickets before the Summer Challenge ends in just a few days!
To celebrate the end of the Summer Challenge, we have a very special program for you. Join Didgeridoo Down Under for a fun and engaging virtual concert right from your own home! Gather the family together for a show you don't want to miss.
The show will be accessible Friday August 7th - Thursday August 13th. View it here

COVID-19 Updated Services

COVID-19 Opening and Service Updates

The library is currently open for services Monday-Friday from 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM for various services. Some services are not available everyday. Click the links below to learn more about what we are offering, when it is offered, and what you may need to know before you come to the library.


Learn about our offerings:


 Hours of operation 

  • 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM, Monday-Friday 

Ways to contact the library during operating hours: 

If you cannot contact us during our operating hours, you may leave a message or email and someone will get back to you.  


Summer Reading Program 2020

Please sign up for our brand new online Summer Reading Program using Beanstack

This program is for ages 3-109 and runs June 22nd thru August 17th for Adults, Teens, and Young Readers

Fun Activities, Badges and Reading logs to earn tickets for chances to win great prizes

Register at or download the Beanstack Tracker App

If you have questions or need help with the online process, please contact the Library at 401-294-3306  ext 5

Ancestry available from home

Ancestry, normally only available inside the library, is now available from home with a valid North Kingstown Library card and acompanying pin. You will be directed to the Ocean State Library catalog login. After you enter your credentials, you will be redirected to


Mindful Making

Creativebug has classes that will instruct and inspire you through this period of our lives. Keep your hands active and your mind engaged.

Click Here

Wireless Available Outside

Although the library is not open to the public, our Wireless is available outside of the library 24 hours. The signal is strongest in the Main parking lot, "The Pit", and the lawn in back of the library all the way down to the water. 

Tumble Books, free!

Unlimited access to eBook and eAudiobook streaming from TumbleBooks is available to our patrons through August 31! Try one out today. - K-6 children's ebook database
Username: tumble735
Password: books - K-6 math ebook database
Username: tumble2020
Password: A3b5c6 - gr 7-12 ebook database
Username: tumble2020
Password: A3b5c6 - all ages audio book database
Username: tumble2020
Password: A3b5c6 - a huge collection of steamy Romance novels for the older crowd!
Username: tumble2020
Password: A3b5c6

South County Room Catalog

The South County Room of the North Kingstown Free Library houses many historic items related to the history of North Kingstown and surrounding areas. While most of our local history books can be found in the Ocean State Libraries catalog, our collections of historic photographs, documents, objects and more can be found at South County Room Collection Catalog. This catalog is by no means complete and will be growing over time, so please check back often!

Enter the South County Collection Catalog

Consumer Reports

NEW! Access to Ebsco’s Consumer Reports product. Patrons will have access to more reviews which Consumer Reports does not include in the magazine. Consumer Reports is an independent, nonprofit member organization that works side by side with consumers for truth, transparency, and fairness in the marketplace. We use our rigorous research, consumer insights, journalism, and policy expertise to inform purchase decisions, improve the products and services that businesses deliver, and drive regulatory and fair competitive practices.
In today’s rapidly evolving world, what we do at Consumer Reports must be as transformative and groundbreaking as the new technologies, products and services entering people's lives every day. We are passionate about our work because we know how much is at stake for you. We succeed in our mission every time your family gets a little bit safer, your finances get more secure, new technologies get more trustworthy, and the future gets that much brighter. Together we are creating a fairer, safer, and healthier world.



02/28/2019 - 2:25pm
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