Adult Programs

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Adult Summer Reading Program at Kingston Free and Robert Beverly Hale Libraries
July 9 - August 20

The Adult Summer Reading Program has begun! The program will run for six weeks until Monday, August 20th.

Win prizes for doing what you love best in the summer, reading! Read or listen to a book, fill out an entry form, and deliver it into the Libraries Rock box at the circulation desk. Prizes are given out weekly along with a grand prize at the end of the program.

For more information, visit the circulation desk, call 783-8254, or email Britta at bobertello@skpl.org
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Ukulele Workshop at Kingston Free Library
August 16, August 23, September 6, 5-8 PM

In Bed by Ten, a local ukulele group will be hosting ukulele lessons and a ukulele jam session, free of charge, twice a month, beginning June 28 at the Kingston Free Library. The workshops will begin at 5 pm for beginning students only. At 6 pm, the workshop will be for more advanced and experienced players. Bring your ukulele and get together with other ukulele enthusiasts to play blues, rock, and traditional music.

Register at the library by calling 783-8254 or contact Mike Fabre at mike.fabre68@gmail.com / 401-552-3060. Please note whether you are a beginner or an experienced player upon registration. 
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Wednesday Movie Series at Peace Dale Library
September 12, 2 PM

Join us for a showing of The 33, the story of the 33 Chilean miners who survived being trapped underground for 69 days in 2010. Stars Antonio Banderas, Juliette Binoche, and Lou Diamond Phillips. 2 hours 7 minutes, 2015, PG-13, in English. Free. Refreshments served. 

Registration is not required for this event. For more information, contact 789-1555 xt 108 or jwilson@skpl.org.
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Rebecca Tripp: Author Visit at Kingston Free Library
September 20, 6:30-8 PM

Join us at the Kingston Free Library as author, Rebecca Tripp, visits to discuss her book, Secrets of a Metaphysical Flight Attendant. The book is a spiritual memoir that explores the symbiotic relationship between thought and reality and proves that we really do have the power to create our lives. Rebecca is a qualified metaphysical counselor and public speaker who specializes in transformational coaching. She has a broad background in many spiritual, holistic traditions and has personally experienced numerous healing and transcendent, life-changing breakthroughs.

Registration is preferred. To register call 783-8254 or email bobertello@skpl.org
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Jazz Vocalist Tish Adams at Peace Dale Library
Saturday, September 22, 2 PM

Join us as Tish Adams and accompanists Joe Potenza and Gino Rosati return to Peace Dale Library perform time-honored jazz and blues standards with fresh interpretation, plus original compositions. Help us celebrate Tish’s birthday too! Free. Made possible by Friends of the Peace Dale Library. 

Registration preferred but not required. For more information, contact 789-1555 xt 108 or jwilson@skpl.org.
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Reducing Anxiety Through Meditation at Peace Dale Library
Saturday, September 29, 2 PM

Looking for ways to replace anxiety with joy and peace, and slow your brain waves to a state of relaxation? Join us with Dr. Alan Post to learn the benefits and some techniques of meditation, followed by a brief meditation session. Free and open to all. 

Registration is preferred but not required at 789-1555 xt 108 or jwilson@skpl.org. 
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One-on-One Tech Help at Kingston Free Library
Ongoing

If you have a tech question or would like to learn a new skill, book a 30-minute tech tutorial with a reference librarian and get hands-on computer help.

If you need help with a Kindle, iPad, or other tablet or e-reader, bring in your own device. For everything else, we have library computers you can use.

Book your session by visiting or calling 401-783-8254, or send an email to Britta at bobertello@skpl.org. Please put "tech help" in the subject line of the email and let us know what project or skill you need help with.


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Yoga at Kingston Free Library

Ongoing yoga class at the Kingston Free Library, Fridays, 10-11 AM. Hosted by All That Matters, this class is low impact, focusing on stretching, breathing, and meditation. Good for all levels. Please bring a towel or mat. Register at 783-8254.


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Thinking of joining a Book Group?
We have options for you at each of our 3 locations!

Peace Dale Library: Evening Book Group, meets 1st Tuesdays at 6:30 PM
Peace Dale Library: Afternoon Book Group, meets 2nd Fridays at 2 PM
Kingston Free Library: Brown Bag Book Group, meets 1st Thursdays, 12:15-1:15, except July
Kingston Free Library: Beyond Words Book Group, meets 2nd Wednesdays at 7 PM, except July and August
Kingston Free Library: A Readable Feast, meets 2nd Thursdays, 6:30 PM
Robert Beverly Hale Library: Bookmarks, meets last Thursday of the month, September--May