Adult Programs

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A Readable Feast: A Cookbook Book Group / Kingston Free Library 

Thursday, June 9, 6:30 PM

Participants bring a dish to share prepared from that month’s cookbook. There is a discussion about the book while we sample all the dishes. This month we will be reading and cooking from these Nigella Lawson cookbooks:

  • Cook, Eat, Repeat: ingredients, recipes, and stories 
  • At My Table: a celebration of home cooking

Registration is required, we are unable to accommodate walk-ins. Contact Britta at bobertello@skpl.org or 783-8254 ext. 4303.

Please note that this program involves food and/or drinks prepared for and by the participants and, therefore, attendees choosing to partake in the food and/or drink available during the event do so at their own risk.

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Meditation and Death: Medical and Mystical Perspectives / Kingston Free Library 

Wednesday, June 22, 7:00 PM

Join Dr. Alan Post, long time meditator and contributing author to "Meditation as Medication for the Soul" by Rajinder Singh, for an engaging talk that provides an introduction to the multi-faceted world of meditation, near death experiences, and their unique "universal connection."

There will be an opportunity to participate in an introductory meditation practice and time for Q&A's. 

To register, email Britta at bobertello@skpl.org or call 783-8254 ext. 4303.

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Adult Summer Reading Program / All Branches 

June 27 - August 13

Adults ages 18+ are invited to join us for some reading fun this summer! Each book read or listened to will count as an entry toward the end of summer prize drawing. Entry slips will be available at all three South Kingstown Library branches starting on June 27. Fill out your slips and drop them into the adult summer reading boxes at any branch. Contact Britta at bobertello@skpl.org or 783-8254 ext. 4303 with any questions. 

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Online resources available for reading and research: 

Ocean State Libraries E-Zone: downloadable books, audiobooks, movies. Any valid Ocean State Libraries card will work, and you can download up to 8 items at a time. 
Hoopla: downloadable books, audiobooks, movies, tv series, comics, and music. You need a South Kingstown Public Library card for Hoopla, and you get 3 checkouts per month.
AskRI.orgmagazines, language-learning, auto repair, consumer health, and lots more.
Book Sizzle: Book lists, "Books on the Air", author interviews, and more. Updated weekly.
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One-on-one Tech Help
Ongoing

If you have a tech and/or reference question, or would like to learn a new skill, email our reference librarian Britta at bobertello@skpl.org to set up an appointment. 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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Thinking of joining a Book Group?
We have options for you at each of our 3 locations! - Many of these are now being held virtually!

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
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