Adult Programs

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Cabin Fever Winter Reading Program at All South Kingstown Library Branches
February 1 - March 15

The Cabin Fever Winter Reading Program for adults is in full swing! You can still register at Peace Dale, Kingston Free, or Hale. The program will run through March 15th.

Read or listen to whatever title you wish, fill out a book review slip, and enter to win a $25 gift certificate to Wakefield Books! Book review slips can be found at any of the three South Kingstown Libraries. Winners will be drawn on March 18th.

Stop by the library or call 783-8254 for more details.
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World War II Lecture with Professor Stanley Carpenter at Kingston Free Library
Wednesday, February 27, 6 PM

Join us at the Kingston Free Library as Professor Stanley Carpenter, published author, retired U.S. Navy Captain, and current profesor at the Naval War College in Newport, RI gives a four part lecture on WWII.

Part IV - Crushing the Reich -  Normandy to Berlin, 1944-45
This lecture covers the Normandy invasion of France by Allied forces in June, 1944 through the Battle of the Bulge in December, 1944 to the end of the war on the Western Front by May, 1945 ending in Germany's defeat. The Normandy or D-Day invasion and the Battle of the Bulge are the major topics in this final look at World War II in Europe and the Atlantic.

Registration is preferred. To register, call 783-8254 or email bobertello@skpl.org.
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Community Reiki at Kingston Free Library
Saturday, March 9, 12-2 PM

Practitioners of this Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing will provide free sessions. Stop in, no registration required.
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Yoga Today- Which one and why? at Kingston Free Library
Saturday, March 16, 1:30-3 PM

With so many styles of yoga offered these days, it can be confusing to select a yoga class that will be the right fit for you.

Join us at the Kingston Free Library as Gary and Wendy of Quonny Yoga in Charlestown, RI visit to explain how you can benefit from the different styles of yoga offered in this area. Then you will be guided through some simple balancing, stretching, and strengthening poses offered at Quonny Yoga.

All ages and experience levels are welcome to attend. Wear comfortable clothes to move in and bring a mat or a large towel.

Registration is required. To register, call 783-8254 or email bobertello@skpl.org.
 
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Pysanky Egg Decorating at Kingston Free Library
Thursday, March 21, 5:30 PM

Learn the art of Ukrainian (Pysanky) egg decorating with Lisa Schipritt. Ages 12 and older. All materials supplied. Please bring a container for your finished egg.

Space is limited. Register by calling 783-8254 or email bobertello@skpl.org.
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Curious Bunny Craft at Kingston Free Library
Wednesday, April 3, 6:30 PM

Join us at the Kingston Free Library for an evening craft for adults. We'll be making Easter/Spring themed 'Curious Bunny' decorations. All supplies will be provided.

Space is limited and registration is required. To register, call 783-8254 or email bobertello@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