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.
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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.
On Sunday April 26th , we are upgrading our library software and our online system will not be available. We expect the system to be available sometime on Monday April 27th.
We apologize for any inconvenience.
Library Closed on Sundays Starting on April 5, 2015
Please be advised that the library will be closed on Sundays starting on April 5, 2015. March 29, 2015 is the last Sunday the Central Branch and Isabel Turner Branch will be open until October.
Join us each month for an engaging and informative evening. Featuring a variety of guest speakers, interviews, Q&A, panel discussions and presentations with different themes each month.
This month, Seed Sprouting for Garden, Kitchen and Windowsill presented by the Rideau 1000 Islands Master Gardeners. Learn how to start garden and container plants from seed and how to ensure they’ll flourish in your garden, windowsill, balcony or countertop.
Central Branch, Wednesday, April 22, at 7 p.m. and Sydenham Branch on Saturday, April 25, at 2 p.m.
When: April 27, 2015 - 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 childrens love of books and help them grow into strong readers. Registrations opens March 28 @ 9 a.m.
When: April 27, 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 up to the age of 3 naturally develop language and early literacy skills. Experience hands-on play with bells, rhythm sticks, scarves, shakers and more.
When: April 27, 2015 - 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where: Isabel Turner Branch at Gates Training Room
Drop in at any time over the course of this informal two-hour session. Get a general overview of 3D printing, be introduced to tools that will help you design your own objects, check out some examples and see an object being printed.
Each 3D Printing 101 Info Drop-In session is designed to introduce you to some of the concepts and technologies associated with three- dimensional printing.
You will have a chance to use our computers to delve into the 3D printing community online and use your library card to access resources to take your learning further. You must have a valid library membership with Internet permission in order to use the computers in these sessions.