COVID19 Library Procedures

Newspapers from the Library At Home

 

Explore and stay informed on local and national topics, people and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues and more.  Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources spanning the U.S., including the Providence Journal, The Independent and Standard-Times.  Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.


Explore Rhode Island history through local news, events and people with the Providence Journal Collection. Search current and archived issues with full-color newspaper pages, full-text articles and content only published online. Available remotely 24/7 on any device.


Search obituaries and death notices from the early 1980’s to current.  Updated daily, this collection contains valuable genealogical information such as occupation, avocation, education, military service, religious affiliation, family members, colleagues and more. Available remotely 24/7 on any device.

Exhibit in the Library

Image of 17 portraits hanging on a wall

For the month of October, the library will be hosting an exhibit from the North Kingstown Arts Council -- The Memory Project at North Kingstown High School. Copies of portaits drawn by local high school students will be on display in the gallery space through the end of the month. Read more about the project in the attachment below.

Ancestry available from home

Ancestry from Home, Please use Firefox. 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 Ancestry.com.
Ancestry from inside the Library.

Park 'n Surf

Free Parking Lot WiFi Brought to you by Ocean State Libraries, the Rhode Island Foundation, Oshean and The Rhode Island Take It Outside initiative with a generous donation of equipment from the Infomation Technology Disaster Resource Center. Simply visit the North Kingstown Free Library and connect to the outside network, Library_ParkingLot, from your car or our outside seating.

Creativebug

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.

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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. 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. 

Using this electronic resource, patrons have access to reviews that Consumer Reports does not include in the magazine. 

 

 

Date: 
02/28/2019 - 2:25pm

Borrow Our Telescope!

The library now has an Orion StarBlast Astro Reflector telescope available for patrons aged 18 and older to borrow. The telescope, which was generously donated to us by Skyscrapers, Inc., is available to be borrowed for a period of one week. The telescope may be checked out or reserved downstairs at the Reference Desk.

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