Kingston Frontenac Public Library

Recent additions to our collection

  • Sunday casseroles: complete comfort in one dish by Betty Rosbottom Susie Cushner
  • Zero belly diet by David Zinczenko Beth Bischoff
  • Meow if it's murder by T. C. Lotempio
  • Lady Elinor's wicked adventures by Lillian Marek
  • Getting to yes with yourself: and other worthy opponents by William Ury
  • The murder bag by Tony Parsons
  • The ultimate diet revolution: your metabolism makeover by Jim Karas
  • The ultimate guide to mastering circuit power!: Minecraft Redstone and the keys to supercharging your builds in sandbox games by Trevor Talley Joe Funk
  • A single kiss by Grace Burrowes
  • Hope rising by Stacy Henrie
  • I've got my duke to keep me warm by Kelly Bowen
  • Footsteps in the snow by Charles Lachman
  • The good chase by Hanna Martine
  • To kiss a kilted warrior by Rowan Keats
  • Aground on St. Thomas by Rebecca M. Hale
  • Geared for the grave by Duffy Brown
  • Checkmate by Steven James
  • Night shift by Nalini Singh,  Ilona Andrews,  Lisa Shearin,  Milla Vane
  • Andromeda's choice by William C. Dietz
  • Shadow of the hangman by William W. Johnstone J. A. Johnstone
  • Plagued by quilt by Molly MacRae
  • A high-end finish: a fixer-upper mystery by Kate Carlisle
  • Suede to rest by Diane Vallere
  • Rough justice by Lyle Brandt
  • Her lone wolf by Paige Tyler

Family Literacy

Join us the week of January 27 as we celebrate with special activities for families.

Reelout16 Film Festival - January 30th to Feruary 7th

Watch Blackbird at the Central Branch

Tuesday, February 3, 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The Reelout Queer Film & Video Festival and the Library bring you Blackbird, the story of 17-year-old Randy Rousseau, a devout high school choir-boy struggling to come of age in the small, religiously conservative Mississippi town he calls home.

Movies at KFPL

  • When: February 13, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Calvin Park Branch at CP Community Room

    DROP IN. The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family. Based on the biography The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game by Michael Lewis. 129 min
  • When: February 27, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Isabel Turner Branch at Community Room (Rooms A & B)

    DROP IN. Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved criminal charge, and his kids against prejudice. Based on the novel by Harper Lee. 129 minutes
  • When: March 13, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Calvin Park Branch at CP Community Room

    DROP IN. Poignant coming-of-age story of a precocious and outspoken young Iranian girl that begins during the Islamic Revolution. Based on graphic novel by Marjane Satrapi. 95 minutes.

Book Clubs With a Difference

Join us for Books & Beers or Books & Beans, the Book Clubs With a Difference. Grab a beverage and sit down for a relaxed chat about books with friends, neighbours and library staff.

Library News

Black History Month

Black History Family Storytimes

Saturday, February 7 at 10:30 a.m.
Central Branch, Calvin Park Branch

Read the Book, See the Movie: The Blind Side

Friday, February 13 at 2 p.m. — Calvin Park Branch

Intergenerational Drumming Circle

Saturday, February 21 at 2 p.m. — Isabel Turner Branch

This program requires free registration. Registration begins Saturday, February 7 at 9 a.m.

Lynda.com

Lynda.com is an online learning service that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Sign in with your library card and start learning today.

Tech Tutors

Looking to learn more about current technology or ask a question about e-readers, computers or the Internet? Our Tech Tutors are here to help.

CoderDojo

KingCon Game Convention Logo

Three days of events, games, and more. March 14-16, 2015. Contact Us for more information.

What's on Tomorrow

  • When: January 29, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
    Where: Central Branch at Kennedy Room

    DROP IN. Join us for this brand new weekday storytime which will feature stories, songs, play and elements of physical literacy. Come meet the other families in the community and nurture your child’s love of books.Everyone is welcome. The program is most suitable for families with children 6 and under."
  • When: January 29, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Isabel Turner Branch at Community Room (Rooms A & B)

    REGISTER. Move your body! Jump, skip, hop and more in our NEW program, Play to Learn. Through play based activities and interactive books, children 2-years and up will develop their physical confidence.
  • When: January 29, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Where: Kingscourt Branch

    DROP IN. LEGO My Library returns!
    Come build and explore with our LEGO & DUPLO. Every week there will be a new building challenge. All materials provided. Free!
    Manufacturer's recommendations: Duplo best suited for children 2 and up, and LEGO best suited for children 4 and up.
  • When: January 29, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 6:15 PM
    Where: Isabel Turner Branch at Room A

    REGISTER. Children will be paired with a teen volunteer from our Teen Advisory Group who will spend 15 minutes with your child helping them to improve their reading confidence in a safe, supportive environment.Please choose a book to read prior to your session and arrive on time. For children 6 to 10 years. Registration opens January 17 @ 9 a.m.
  • When: January 29, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Isabel Turner Branch at Room B

    Read for Fun
  • When: January 29, 2015 - 6:20 PM - 6:35 PM
    Where: Isabel Turner Branch at Room A

    REGISTER. Children will be paired with a teen volunteer from our Teen Advisory Group who will spend 15 minutes with your child helping them to improve their reading confidence in a safe, supportive environment.Please choose a book to read prior to your session and arrive on time. For children 6 to 10 years. Registration opens January 17 @ 9 a.m.