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Winter Hours are now in effect at all 3 locations of South Kingstown Public Library:
Peace Dale Library: Monday, Tuesday, 9-8; Wednesday, Thursday, 9-6; Friday, Saturday 9-5.
Kingston Free Library: Monday, Tuesday, 10-6; Wednesday, 10-8; Thursday, 12-8; Friday 10-5, Saturday, 10-5.
Robert Beverly Hale Library: Monday, 10-5; Tuesday, 1-8; Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 1-5.
The South Kingstown Public Library Board of Trustees is looking for additional trustees.
The Trustees are volunteers serving the community. As legal guardians of the Library, they ensure that the Library fairly and effectively services the needs of all of the residents of South Kingstown. Applications are available at the Peace Dale Library Reference Desk. For more information, contact Shirley Long, Library Director, 401-789-1555 xt 102.
The Board is looking for volunteers who are
* Current South Kingstown residents and registered voters
September 23rd - December 17th, at Peace Dale Library
"Wigglers (6 months - 24 months)": Tuesdays at 10:30 A.M.
"Terrific 2s & 3s": Wednesdays at 10:30 A.M.
"Preschool (3.5 years - 6 years)": Thursdays at 10:30 A.M.
Join us each week for interactive storytimes filled with fun stories, music, movement, hands-on activities and more! Registration is not required. There will be NO storytimes the week of Thanksgiving.
Wednesday, October 14th, November 4th and December 2nd
4:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M., at Peace Dale Library
Join us for open lego building, then share what you created and display your lego creations until the next meeting. We also welcome builders to contribute a page for the library’s Lego Storytellers book! Geared towards ages 5-12 years, but all ages are welcome. Legos are supplied by and stored at the library. For questions, contact the library at 789-1555, x. 115.
8-12 Grade Book Club
Friday, October 16, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Peace Dale Library
Students in grades 8-12 are invited to join us for our all new book club! This month we'll be reading The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson. We’ll also chat about what other books we love, do a small craft project, choose a name for out group, and pick the book title for our next meeting.
Snacks will be served. Books are available in advance at the library. Registration preferred, not required, contact...
Join us for adult coloring, the new art craze which helps adults relax, de-stress and go back to that carefree feeling of not having a care in the world. All materials will be provided. Free. Space is limited; click here to register.
Tuesday, October 20th, 6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Peace Dale Library
Girls in grades 7-10 and their mothers, mentors and friends are welcome for a lively discussion of "The Cure for Dreaming" by Cat Winters. We'll also enjoy a Halloween activity and treat! Copies of the book are available at the Peace Dale Library. For questions, please contact the library at 789-1555, x. 115.
Monday, October 19th, 6:00 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Peace Dale Library
Join us for an evening of fun Halloween stories, crafts and other activities! Costumes are welcome; registration is *preferred,* but not required. For kids of all ages. To learn more, contact the library at 789-1555, x. 115.
Wednesday, October 7th, 4:00 P.M. - 4:45 P.M.
Peace Dale Library
Come celebrate the autumn season! Join us for a fall story followed by seasonal nature crafts and activities! Recommended for ages 3 - 10 years. Registration is not required. For questions, contact the library at 789-1555, x. 115 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
All 3 locations of South Kingstown Public Library will be closed on Monday, October 12 for the Columbus Day holiday.
Do you love to bake? Are you interested in supporting the library? The Friends of the Peace Dale Library are looking for donations of baked goods to be sold at our upcoming Book, Bake, and Hat sale on Saturday, November 7th. Please label any donations that contain possible food allergy ingredients (ex. nuts) and drop off items by Friday, November 6th.
Hand-knitted hats will also be sold, and donations would be appreciatively welcomed. If you're a knitter who would like to support the Library in this...
Join us Tuesday, October 20, 6:30 PM at Peace Dale Library with Pettaquamscutt Historical Society and Dr. E. Pierre Morenon of the Rhode Island College Department of Anthropology for "The South Kingstown Quaker Meeting House Fire of 1790".
A team from URI, RIC, CCRI, and the PHS recently conducted a forensic investigation at a historic site in Wakefield to determine the location of the Meeting House, which burned mysteriously in 1790. The talk will showcase findings and methods, local Quaker history, and the Hazard family connection.
6-8th Grade Book Club
Wednesday, October 21, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Peace Dale Library Library
Students in grades 6-8 are invited to join the our all new book club!
This month: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
Join us for a book discussion and a creepy food project! We'll discuss what other books we love and what we'll read in the future!
Books are available in advance at the library. Registration preferred, contact 783-5386 or email@example.com for more...
Mo Willem's Pigeon Party
Monday, October 19, 10:30-11:15 a.m.
Robert Beverly Hale Library
Join us for our monthly Preschool Party! Each month we'll celebrate a different children's book character with stories, activities, and crafts!
This month: Mo Willem's Pigeon!
Registration required, space is limited, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join Ryan Bouchard & Emily Schmidt to learn about hunting for, cooking with and the nutritional benefits of local mushrooms. Click here to register.
Thursday, October 29th at 6:30 pm
Kingston Free Library,...