Friends of the Kingston Free Library

The Kingston Free Library is rooted in a tradition of providing distinctive service to the people of the community. The Library has been able to offer additional programs and services because of a very special group of people, The Friends of the Kingston Free Library. This group was organized in 1981.

Sponsored Programs


The Friends of the Kingston Free Library sponsor special programs, including:
  • Author Lectures and Book Signings
  • Educational Entertainment
  • Family Programs
  • Multimedia Events
  • Story Hours
  • Summer Reading Program
In addition, the Friends of the Kingston Free Library provide Museum Passes, funding for additional materials and resources, and refreshments and volunteer help for special functions.

Become a Member


How do they do these things? Through Membership Dues, Book Sales, Donations, Sale of Friends' merchandise, and Kingston Village note cards. We need your help and support!

A commitment of as little as three (3) hours per year can be a great help to the Library. You can be as active as you want! When you join, you'll receive the library newsletter, News from the Friends, which will keep you informed about all the upcoming events at the library. You'll enjoy the Friends Only Preview Night at the Annual Book Sale and you'll have the satisfaction of supporting one of our town's most valuable assets.

Donation Levels


  • Individual/Family memberships at $15
  • Sustaining Memberships at $16-$99
  • Life memberships at $100
Please make checks payable to Friends of Kingston Free Library. You can drop off payment when your are visiting or mailing to the Library at:
Kingston Free Library
2605 Kingstown Road
Kingston, RI 02881

The front of the Kingston Free Library