Kingston Frontenac Public Library

All Branches will be closed on August 4 for Civic Holiday

Recent additions to our collection

  • Vietnam
  • Secrets of Sloane House by Shelley Shepard Gray
  • A tiger's tale by Laura Morrigan
  • It takes a scandal by Caroline Linden
  • The ocean of life: the fate of man and the sea by Callum Roberts
  • I didn't come here to make friends: confessions of a reality show villain by Courtney Robertson Deb Baer
  • Growing up Duggar: it's all about relationships by Jana Duggar
  • Life drawing: a novel by Robin Black
  • The girls from Ames: a story of women and a forty-year friendship by Jeffrey Zaslow
  • After Occupy: economic democracy for the 21st century by Tom Malleson
  • Last orders by Harry Turtledove
  • The Girls of August by Anne Rivers Siddons
  • World without end by Ken Follett
  • The glass castle by Jeannette Walls
  • Mongolia: a travel survival kit
  • Myanmar (Burma)
  • Melbourne & Victoria
  • Thailand
  • The outdoor shower: creative design ideas for backyard living, from the functional to the fantastic by Ethan Fierro
  • Evans above by Rhys Bowen
  • Vietnam
  • Searching for perfect: a novel by Jennifer Probst
  • Warrior's curse by Alexa Egan

What is the Summer Reading Club

What’s your spark? Where’s your inspiration? Find it this summer at the TD Summer Reading Club, and then join other “makers and shakers” to invent, create, hack, tinker and innovate.

Museum Passes

We've improved our museum passes to make them easier to use. This year, a single pass will admit a group of 2 adults and 3 children to the Agnes Etherington Art Centre, the Pump House Steam Museum and the MacLachlan Woodworking Museum. Visit your favourite or all three! Passes may be borrowed for 1 week and may be reserved in the library catalogue.

Presents from the Past

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

Library News

Movies at KFPL

  • When: July 28, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Isabel Turner Branch at Community Room (Rooms A & B)

    A squirrel with a bad rep tries to redeem himself by foiling the plans of human bank robbers. Rated G. Popcorn and juice will be served. Because of potential allergies, please avoid bringing snacks from home. All ages, drop in, limited to 70.
  • When: July 28, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Central Library at Wilson Room

    An ordinary LEGO minifigure, mistakenly thought to be the extraordinary MasterBuilder, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil LEGO tyrant from gluing the universe together. 100 min. G.
    Get out of the summer heat with family movie afternoons. Each week a family film will be shown during the month of July. Juice will be served. Because of potential allergies, please avoid bringing snacks from home. All ages, limited to 100.
  • When: July 28, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Calvin Park Branch at CP Community Room

    Based on book by Neil Gaiman
    In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. PG13, 128 min
  • When: August 22, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 4:15 PM
    Where: Isabel Turner Branch at Community Room (Rooms A & B)

    Author P.L. Travers reflects on her childhood after reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney, who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen. 125 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.

What's on Tomorrow

  • When: July 29, 2014 - 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
    Where: Pittsburgh Branch at Main Floor Program 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. REGISTER.
  • When: July 29, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
    Where: Outreach at Cataraqui Woods Park

    Bring a blanket and sunscreen and join us for stories, songs and plenty of fun. Cataraqui Woods Park is located off of Cataraqui Woods Drive, in the Cataraqui Woods subdivision. Drop in.
  • When: July 29, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Pittsburgh Branch

    Join Sunny Shenanigans as she presents Animal Extravaganza!!! Best suited for preschoolers, this interactive variety show features songs, skits, marionettes, costumes, and more! Drop in.
  • When: July 29, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Where: Kingscourt Branch

    Join Sunny Shenanigans as she presents Animal Extravaganza!!! Best suited for preschoolers, this interactive variety show features songs, skits, marionettes, costumes, and more! Drop in. Admission will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • When: July 29, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Where: Pittsburgh Branch at Main Floor Program Room

    Through July and August, kids are invited to share their current reads, and will hear recommendations from other readers and from library staff for more great books to enjoy.
    For children 8+. Drop in. Refreshments provided. Please advise staff of any food allergies.
  • When: July 29, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Where: Calvin Park Branch at CP Community Room

    Bring your own lap top, e-reader, etc. and all of your questions to the Community Room at Calvin Park!