Among Friends
News and notes from North Kingstown Free Library
March 2020
Library Hours
Monday - Thursday: 9am, - 8:30pm
Friday - Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: 1pm - 5pm
Here we Grow...
Tuesday, March 17, 6:30 pm
We're kicking off the opening of the NKFL Seed Library with a visit from members of the Plum Beach Garden who will show you everything you need to know about getting started growing with your seeds.
Pinterest Party: Bath Bombs
Wednesday, March 18, 6:30 pm
Bath Bombs are the epitome of self care, but they can be pricey! We'll supply all the supplies, and together we'll see if we can make our own.
Will your project be Pinterest worthy?
Book Talk: Homegrown
Wednesday, March 25, 6:30 pm
Author and Rhode Island native, Paul Lonardo shares his stories from his latest book, Homegrown: The Making of the 1972-73 Providence College Friars. Inspired by extensive conversations with local basketball legend, Ernie DiGregorio, locally known as Ernie D.
Family Movie: Lion King (2019)
Saturday, March 28, 2:00 pm
Join us for a f ree showing of the 2019 remake of the Disney movie, The Lion King.
Monday, March 2
11:00 AM
Tuesday, March 3
6:30 PM
Tuesday, March 10
6:30 PM
Monday, April 6
11:00 AM
Tuesday, April 7
6:30 PM
Tuesday, April 14
6:30 PM
The Art of Racing in the Rain
&
North Kingstown School Department Art Show
March is Youth Art Month! Each year the United States observes Youth Art Month in March to promote art and art education. Thousands of American schools, art museums, and civic 
organizations will be participating in the celebration, including North Kingstown Free Library in partnership with the North Kingstown School Department!

Join us for the annual K-12 North Kingstown School District Student Art Show exhibiting both 2D & 3D work throughout the library. 

Show Dates: March 3-29
Opening Reception: Tuesday, March 3, 5:30-7:00 pm
Question: What are the most highly rated spy novels and movies?
There are many lists available on the internet out there compiled by people who have their own criteria as to what spy/espionage novel or movie is the best. Therefore, I compiled a list of titles taken from 3 different sources (that were not generated by a publisher) and came up with the following titles ... Read more!
This portrait of Frances Irene Burge Griswold (1826-1900), donated by her niece Marie Louise Burge in 1949, hung in the History Room at the library’s original location on Brown Street and hangs in our South County Room today. Griswold was the daughter of Rev. Lemuel Burge, rector of St. Paul’s Church, and she went on to be a teacher and popular writer, publishing many stories for children and religious papers.  In one of her stories, “The Church Mouse”, she recalls her childhood experience of befriending a St. Paul’s mouse with crumbs. Just before her death in 1900, she published the homage Old Wickford, the Venice of America, a memoir and history of the town which paints a picture of life in Wickford in the late 1800s. 
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