Adult Programs


Springtime Edible Plants 
Wednesday, April 26th at 6:30 pm at Kingston Free Library
The 3 Foragers will teach us about which plants will be in season to add to our table this Spring. The 3 Foragers are a family from southeastern Connecticut who have been identifying, photographing, and cooking with the edible plants and fungi of New England for more than 10 years. Registration preferred by clicking here. Sponsored by the Friends of the Kingston Free Library.


The Commercialization of Taste: A History of Coffee 
Thursday, April 27th at 6:30 pm at Kingston Free Library
Join us as Jenna Teachout of the Newport Historical Society discusses the stimulating impact the introduction of coffee had on life in the American colonies, specifically Rhode Island. Coffee and bakery items will be served. Registration preferred by clicking here. 
In partnership with the South County History Center.

What is That Tree?
Saturday, May 6th at 10:30 am at Kingston Free Library
Join Rhode Island Tree Council on the Library lawn to learn basic tree identification. This program is for all ages. No registration required.


Veggie Gardens for Beginners
Thursday, May 18th at 6:30 pm at Kingston Free Library
Have you always wanted to grow your own veggies but had no idea how to start? Join Lynne Farr, URI Master Gardner, as she leads you on the journey of setting up a vegetable garden. Registration preferred by clicking here.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Kingston Free Library.

Terrarium Class
Wednesday, May 24th at 6:30 pm
Create your own personalized terrarium to take home with you! No worries if you don't have a green thumb - Jennifer Guerin from Blooming Artisan will lead you through it, step-by-step. All tools and materials will be provided. Minimum age for this program is 12. Space is limited; register by clicking here.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Kingston Free Library.

World War II Rhode Island Book Launch
Saturday, June 17 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Kingston Free Library
Join us for local author Christian McBurney's first lecture on his new book World War II Rhode Island. The state's contribution to WWII vastly exceeded its small size including a top-secret German POW camp in Narragansett and the Northeast's largest naval air station at Quonset Point. The talk will start with the scare of an enemy raid after Pearl Harbor and end with the war's final German U-boat sunk off Point Judith. Registration preferred clicking here.