Recent additions to our collection

  • Shadow woman: a novel by Linda Howard
  • Big sky secrets by Linda Lael Miller
  • The Target by David Baldacci
  • Under cold stone: a Constable Molly Smith mystery by Vicki Delany
  • Artist's & graphic designer's market
  • Atomic fracture by Don Pendleton
  • David by Grace Burrowes
  • Deadshifted by Cassie Alexander
  • Corporate asset by Don Easton
  • Baseball prospectus
  • Savage love: stories by Douglas Glover
  • Jo Frost's toddler rules: your 5-step guide to shaping proper behavior by Jo Frost
  • Black rock: an Eddie Dougherty mystery by John McFetridge
  • The collector by Nora Roberts
  • Night diver by Elizabeth Lowell
  • Skinny meals: everything you need to lose weight--fast! by Bob Harper Kelly Campbell
  • In paradise by Peter Matthiessen
  • The collector by Nora Roberts
  • Chestnut Street by Maeve Binchy
  • Night diver by Elizabeth Lowell
  • Greek Islands
  • Unmasking superfoods: the truth and hype about açaí, quinoa, chia, blueberries and more by Jennifer Sygo
  • Miss Julia's marvelous makeover by Ann B. Ross
  • Waiting for Wednesday by Nicci French
  • Fifth grave past the light by Darynda Jones

Meet us at...

K-ROCK Centre
Saturday, May 3
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Book Clubs With a Difference

Join us for at the 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.

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Library News

Patricia Robertson, Writer in Residence

Start on April 24, 6:30 PM at the Isabel Turner Branch

Manuscript In Progress Workshop Series

If you've been struggling with a manuscript, or have one stuffed in a drawer, here's your chance! Join KFPL Writer In Residence Patricia Robertson for 5 work-in-progress sessions over 10 weeks, designed to help you develop that first (or later) draft. You'll receive detailed feedback on your work and learn the techniques of writing creative prose in a supportive and stimulating environment. Attendance at each session in the series is necessary.

Registration is required. Early registration is advised as maximum number of participants is 12. For adults 18 years and older.

Movies at KFPL

  • When: April 25, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Isabel Turner Branch

    Based on the book by Tim Tharp. 95 minutes / 14A

    Drop by the Isabel Turner branch for viewings of movies based on your favourite books, then stick around for a lively discussion of both. Attendees are encouraged to read the book before the screening.
  • When: May 9, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Calvin Park Branch at CP Community Room

    Based on the book by Benjamin Mee.Set in Southern California, a father moves his young family to the countryside to renovate and re-open a struggling zoo. 124 minutes.
  • When: May 23, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Isabel Turner Branch at Community Room (Rooms A & B)

    A mother struggles to deal with her feelings of grief and responsibility after her teenage son commits a deadly massacre at his school and then brutally murders his father and little sister. Based on the novel by Lionel Shriver. 112 minutes.

Presents from the Past

Find great local history and genealogy resources curated by KFPL librarians at KFPL Reads.

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What's on Tomorrow

  • When: April 24, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Where: Central Library at Kennedy Room

    Stories, songs, rhymes and tickles for newborns, pre-walkers, and their caregivers. Come meet the other babies in the neighbourhood and cultivate pre-literacy skills. DROP IN
  • When: April 24, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 10:40 AM
    Where: Isabel Turner Branch at Community Room (Rooms A & B)

    For two-year-olds and their caregivers. This active program encourages children to engage in stories, rhymes, fingerplays and music to help develop their early literacy skills. REGISTER
  • When: April 24, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
    Where: Central Library at Kennedy Room

    Stories, songs, poetry and movement for 3-5 year-olds and their caregivers. Gather together to support your child’s love of books and help them grow into strong readers. DROP IN.
  • When: April 24, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
    Where: Kingscourt Branch

    Explore the art of picture book illustration. Each week’s session will feature a different contemporary book illustrator.
    Participants will create a work of art in each illustrator’s style. Unleash your inner artist!
    (Drop In)
  • When: April 24, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 7:10 PM
    Where: Pittsburgh Branch at Main Floor Program Room

    Join us for sleepy time stories, songs and rhymes. Come meet the other families in the community and nurture your child’s love of books. Bring a blanket, wear your pyjamas and settle in for a cozy time. REGISTER
  • When: April 24, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Isabel Turner Branch at Room A

    If you've been struggling with a manuscript, or have one stuffed in a drawer, here's your chance! Join KFPL Writer In Residence Patricia Robertson for 5 work-in-progress sessions over 10 weeks, designed to help you develop that first (or later) draft. You'll receive detailed feedback on your work and learn the techniques of writing creative prose in a supportive and stimulating environment. Attendance at each session in the series is necessary. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Early registration is advised as maximum number of participants is 12. For adults 18 years and older.