Kingston Frontenac Public Library

Recent additions to our collection

  • The Sopranos The complete second season by David Chase,  James Gandolfini,  Michael Imperioli,  Dominic Chianese,  Vincent Pastore,  Edie Falco,  Lorraine Bracco
  • Faceoff by David Baldacci
  • A time to kill by Joel Schumacher,  John Grisham,  Sandra Bullock,  Samuel L. Jackson,  Matthew McConaughey
  • Tell: a novel by Frances Itani
  • All my puny sorrows by Miriam Toews
  • Buying guide
  • Black ice: David Blackwood : prints of Newfoundland by David Blackwood Katharine A. Lochnan,  Gary Michael Dault
  • The days of abandonment by Elena Ferrante Ann Goldstein
  • Gemsigns by Stephanie Saulter
  • Midnight action by Elle Kennedy
  • We are all completely fine by Daryl Gregory
  • Red blooded by Amanda Carlson
  • To the end of June: the intimate life of American foster care by Cris Beam
  • The little old lady who broke all the rules by C. Ingelman-Sundberg Rod Bradbury
  • The black echo by Michael Connelly
  • Everyday bias: identifying and navigating unconscious judgements in our daily lives by Howard J. Ross
  • Delancey: a man, a woman, a restaurant, a marriage by Molly Wizenberg
  • The Madonna and the starship by James Morrow
  • Crystal puzzle: growing up with a sister with Asperger's by Ashley Nance
  • A crowbar in the Buddhist garden by Stephen Reid
  • Necessity's child: a new Liaden Universe novel by Sharon Lee Steve Miller
  • Ender's game by Orson Scott Card
  • The demon lover: a novel by Juliet Dark
  • The alchemist by Paulo Coelho Alan Clarke
  • Nice girls don't have fangs by Molly Harper
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Movies at KFPL

  • When: December 9, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Where: Calvin Park Branch at CP Community Room

    Welcoming all teens for a movie screening of The Fault in Our Stars. Snacks will be provided. DROP-IN
  • When: December 11, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Isabel Turner Branch at Community Room (Rooms A & B)

    DROP IN, limited spaces. A modern day reworking of the classic tale Sleeping Beauty, starring Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning. Rated PG
  • When: December 12, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 4:15 PM
    Where: Calvin Park Branch at CP Community Room

    Hazel and Gus are two teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them on a journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous given that Hazel's other constant companion is an oxygen tank, Gus jokes about his prosthetic leg, and they met and fell in love at a cancer support group. Based on the novel by John Green. 126 minutes
  • When: December 30, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Isabel Turner Branch at Community Room (Rooms A & B)

    Love the movie? Know all the songs by heart? Drop in for a special showing of Disney’s Frozen where fans like you are welcome to sing along to all your favourite Frozen songs!

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.

Postcards from the Front

In early September, a very special postcard will be sent to each of about 350 Kingston-Frontenac households. Each card will contain the name of a soldier or nursing sister whose family once lived in that house.

Who were those former residents? And what happened to them? The postcard will invite the current resident to find out.

Library News

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.

Presents from the Past

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

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: November 24, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Where: Central Branch 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: November 24, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Where: Calvin Park Branch at CP Community Room

    REGISTER. Stories, songs, rhymes and lots of movement for walkers to 23 months and their caregivers. Join the lively fun and strengthen your toddler’s pre-literacy skills.
  • When: November 24, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
    Where: Isabel Turner Branch at Community Room (Rooms A & B)

    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: November 24, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Sydenham Branch at Community 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: November 24, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    Where: Calvin Park Branch at CP Community Room

    Volunteer meeting to advise staff on Teen Services at the Library.
  • When: November 24, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Where: Central Branch at Wilson Room

    An evening of coffeehouse-style storytelling: giving an opportunity to local youth to share their stories, bringing together Kingston's communities, with the living voice, by word of mouth, viva voce.