Kingston Frontenac Public Library

All Branches will be closed on June 3rd for All Staff Day

Recent additions to our collection


KFPL congratulates Helen Humphreys, the new Poet Laureate for the City of Kingston. In this role, overseen by the Kingston Frontenac Public Library, Humphreys will work with library and City staff to develop programs and serve as our literary ambassador — an advocate for poetry, language and the arts within the community.

Beginning in May 2015, Helen will offer quarterly writing workshops and one-on-one sessions with emerging poets at libraries across Kingston. 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.

Digital Kingston - Your Stories, Our History

We've published an update to the Digital Kingston project, which digitizes and presents a selection of significant local history resources. Key features include a collection of historic Kingston newspapers, a pathfinder with links to local history and genealogy resources, and the Presents from the Past blog.

Library News

Museum Passes

2015 Museum Passes KFPL’s popular museum passes are now available. 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 one week and may be reserved in the library catalogue.

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.


Hoopla is a new digital collection that you can enjoy on your web browser, smartphone or tablet.  Borrow movies, television, audiobooks and music with just your library card and an Internet connection.