Passes to the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa are now available from KFPL! They may be borrowed for one week and can be reserved for pick up at any branch. Family groups of up to 5 (maximum 3 adults per group) who show the pass will be admitted free of charge. Special exhibitions and 3D movies are not included with your admission. Please visit the museum website to plan your visit.
Programs, Events, Services and Recommendations
On October 7, come celebrate the 60th anniversary of the first public reading of Allen Ginsberg's "Howl." Local poets will each read a section of the poem. Hosted by former Kingston Poet Laureate Eric Folsom. This is a drop-in program. Admission will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
Over the next four years, millions of names of the WWI dead from Canada and ten other participating nations will be displayed in locations across Canada and in other countries. More than 525,000 names of those killed in 1915 will appear in the 2015 displays. Each name will appear at a designated time and will circle the world through participating nations.
Kingston Frontenac Public Library is honoured to participate in this Canadian-led commemoration.
The display of the names from 1915 will appear each day, starting October 5th and completing November 11th.