Adult Programs

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AAA Spring Car Care Workshop / Virtual

Wednesday, May 12, 6 PM

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure when it comes to basic car care maintenance! Join us on Zoom as AAA Traffic Safety Instructor, John Paul, joins to discuss all things relating to spring car care! To receive the Zoom invite, please email Britta at bobertello@skpl.org.


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Outdoor Watercolor Class / Kingston Free Library

Wednesday, June 9, 5 PM

Join us on the library lawn at Kingston Free Library and create your very own watercolor painting of a seashell! Watercolor teacher, Sue Greco, will lead the class and give step-by-step instructions. The program is free and all tools/materials will be provided. The minimum age for this program is 15.

Space is limited and masks are required to be worn at all times during this workshop. Proper social distancing measures will be taken and all supplies will be properly sanitized before use. To register, please call 401-783-8254 or email Britta at bobertello@skpl.org.

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Snake Safari with RI DEM / Virtual

Saturday, June 12, 10 AM

Did you know that Rhode Island is home to 12 species of snakes? Join the RIDEM Division of Fish and Wildlife for a fun, interactive, virtual program to learn more about these secretive, scaly creatures! The Wildlife Outreach team will take you on a live search for snakes in the wild where you will learn about the importance of wildlife habitat, the benefits of snakes in the ecosystem, and how you can get involved as a reptile and amphibian citizen scientist.  

This virtual program is FREE to attend, but registration is required to receive a Zoom link.  Registration form: https://forms.gle/ofoRfstB4Gz7nGdJ6

For more information email Britta at bobertello@skpl.org.

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During the Library closure due to Covid-19, our online resources are still 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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Virtual 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 a phone call. 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, 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