Kingston Frontenac Public Library

Recent additions to our collection

Hoopla

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.

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

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.

King Con

King Con is a celebration of all things science fiction, fantasy, gaming, & comic books. 

Join us in Kingston’s downtown for three days of gaming tournaments, workshops, speakers, and more!

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.

Movies at KFPL

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

    TICKETS. This event requires FREE TICKETS. Tickets will be available at the branch ONE HOUR before show time. Limit of 12 tickets per person.

    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. Rated G.

    Popcorn and juice will be served. Because of potential allergies, please avoid bringing snacks from home.

  • When: March 19, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
    Where: Isabel Turner Branch at Community Room (Rooms A & B)

    TICKETS. Limited to first 70 people. Popcorn and juice will be served. Because of potential allergies, please avoid bringing snacks from home.

    Movie: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
    Rated G. 81 minutes. Based on the children's book written by Judith Viorst.

    Alexander's day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities. Though he finds little sympathy from his family and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him, his mom, dad, brother, and sister all find themselves living through their own terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day.

What's on Tomorrow

  • When: February 28, 2015 - 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Where: Isabel Turner Branch at Gates Training Room

    computer training
  • When: February 28, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Outreach at Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning

    Explore the art of picture book illustration, learning techniques employed by the best in the business. Ed Young and Georg Hallensleben, two contemporary illustrators who work with pastels, will be featured. Participants will create a work of art inspired by their books. Unleash your inner artist! Following the program, a variety of books will be available for borrowing with your library card.
  • When: February 28, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
    Where: Isabel Turner Branch at Community Room (Rooms A & B)

    Description: Stories, songs, poetry, and movement for all ages. Come meet the other families in the community and nurture your child’s love of books. DROP IN.
  • When: February 28, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
    Where: Central Branch at Kennedy Room

    Stories, songs, poetry, and movement for all ages. Come meet the other families in the community and nurture your child’s love of books. DROP IN.
  • When: February 28, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
    Where: Calvin Park Branch at CP Community Room

    DROP IN. Stories, songs, poetry, and movement for all ages. Come meet other families in the community and nurture your child’s love of books.
  • When: February 28, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Where: Central Branch at Kennedy Room

    REGISTER. Come together to talk books! Mothers, daughters, fathers, sons - all welcome to join in lively discussions about the books we love. Share ideas, observations, recommendations. (Laughter and friendship may ensue.) Refreshments provided. Please advise staff of any food allergies.