Kingston Frontenac Public Library

Recent additions to our collection

  • The Sopranos Season six, part II by David Chase,  James Gandolfini,  Lorraine Bracco,  Edie Falco
  • 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
  • An untamed state by Roxane Gay
Readers Uncensored - Freedom to Read Week

Show your support for reading freedom!

Choose a title from the Challenged Works List at freedomtoread.ca. Make a video of yourself reading from the banned work and tweet it to us @KFPL before midnight on February 22. Keep your video short (under two minutes) and make sure we can see your smiling face!

We’ll be posting the videos to our feed during Freedom to Read Week, February 22-28. At the end of the week we’ll randomly draw one winner who’ll receive a gift card. Contest open to KFPL cardholders only.

Freedom to Read Week
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.
  • When: March 16, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Isabel Turner Branch at Community Room (Rooms A & B)

    Drop In, All Ages, limited to first 70 people. Rated G. Popcorn and juice will be served. Because of potential allergies, please avoid bringing snacks from home. A special bond develops between a plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.
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.

Young Professionals Networking Mixer and Pitch Party

Young Professionals Networking Mixer and Pitch Party

Thursday, February 19, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Drop In at the Central Branch

Are you a young professional? Are you living and working in Kingston, and looking to network with other like-minded people in the business community?

Join us for an after-work networking meeting and social followed by the Awesome Foundation Kingston Pitch Party. Listen to three short pitches from people in the community who want to make Kingston more AWESOME! Light refreshments provided

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.

CoderDojo

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.

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: February 2, 2015 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Where: Isabel Turner Branch at Community Room (Rooms A & B)

    DROP IN. 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.
  • When: February 2, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Where: Central Branch at Kennedy Room

    Join us for this brand new musical program! Through rhythm, rhyme and movement, children 0-3 years will naturally develop language and early literacy skills. Experience hands on play with bells, rhythm sticks, scarves, shakers and more. DROP IN.
  • When: February 2, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 10:40 AM
    Where: Calvin Park Branch at CP Community Room

    REGISTER. Stories, songs, poetry and movement for 2 to 3 year-olds and their caregivers. Gather together to support your child’s love of books and help them grow into strong readers.
  • When: February 2, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    Where: Isabel Turner Branch at Community Room (Rooms A & B)

    Due to low registration this session, Wonderful Ones are invited to participate in the Books for Babies program held Mondays at 9:30am, or register at the Calvin Park Branch for Wonderful Ones held Tuesdays @ 10am. Thank You
  • When: February 2, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Sydenham Branch at Community Room

    Drop In. Join us for this brand new musical program! Through rhythm, rhyme and movement, children 0-3 years will naturally develop language and early literacy skills. Experience hands on play with bells, rhythm sticks, scarves, shakers and more.
  • When: February 2, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Where: Isabel Turner Branch at Gates Training Room

    REGISTER. Learn how to get started with the Library’s new source for learning technology, design and business skills.
    Thousands of video courses from Beginner to Advanced are now available through the Library and Lynda.com, using your Library Card number. This session shows you how to log on and how to find the right tech tips you need, whether it’s a basic guide to MS Word or tablet computers, or an advanced tutorial for Photoshop or GoPro video cameras.
    Bring headphones with you, if you have them - they are not mandatory.