Kingston Frontenac Public Library

Recent additions to our collection

  • Sleeps with dogs: tales of a pet nanny at the end of her leash by Lindsey Grant
  • Warlord by Ted Bell
  • Purity in death by J. D. Robb
  • Rick Steves' Spanish phrase book & dictionary by Rick Steves
  • Night Owls by Lauren M. Roy
  • Primal law by J. D. Tyler
  • Home made summer by Yvette van Boven Oof Verschuren
  • My Havana: the musical city of Carlos Varela by Karen Dubinsky
  • The girl on the train by Paula Hawkins
  • Near enemy: a Spademan novel by Adam Sternbergh
  • The galaxy game by Karen Lord
  • They called me number one: secrets and survival at an Indian residential school by Bev Sellars
  • The pillars of creation by Terry Goodkind
  • A fine summer's day by Charles Todd
  • I'll have what she's having: my adventures in celebrity dieting by Rebecca Harrington
  • The witch hunter's tale by Samuel S. Thomas
  • The nuns of Sant'Ambrogio: the true story of a convent in scandal by Hubert Wolf Ruth Martin
  • How the body knows its mind: the surprising power of the physical environment to influence how you think and feel by Sian Beilock
  • Ghosts of Spain: travels through a country's hidden past by Giles Tremlett
  • Forbidden by Kimberley Griffiths Little
  • The Tucci table by Stanley Tucci Felicity Blunt,  Kay Plunkett-Hogge
  • The freaks shall inherit the earth: entrepreneurship for weirdos, misfits, and world dominators by Chris Brogan
  • Weapons of mass diplomacy by Abel Lanzac Christophe Blain,  Edward Gauvin
  • The boxer: the true story of holocaust survivor Harry Haft by Reinhard Kleist Alan Scott Haft
  • Come along with me: classic short stories and an unfinished novel by Shirley Jackson Stanley Edgar Hyman

Family Literacy

Join us the week of January 27 as we celebrate with special activities for families.

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

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.

Library News

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.

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.

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.

CoderDojo

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: January 28, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Where: Calvin Park Branch at CP 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: January 28, 2015 - 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
    Where: Pittsburgh Branch at Main Floor Program 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: January 28, 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 child’s love of books and help them grow into strong readers.
  • When: January 28, 2015 - 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Pittsburgh Branch at Main Floor Program 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: January 28, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Where: Isabel Turner Branch at Community Room (Rooms A & B)

    DROP IN. LEGO My Library returns!
    Come build and explore with our LEGO & DUPLO. Every week there will be a new building challenge. All materials provided. Free! Drop in.

    Manufacturer's recommendations: Duplo best suited for children 2 and up, and LEGO best suited for children 4 and up.
  • When: January 28, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 7:10 PM
    Where: Calvin Park Branch at CP Community Room

    Join us for sleepy time stories, songs and rhymes. Come meet the other families in the community and nurture your child’s love of books. Bring a blanket, wear your pyjamas and settle in for a cozy time. DROP IN.