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Take Time to Read at Sydenham Street Revived

Take Time to Read in the Sydenham Street Revived pop-up park. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library, a cozy selection of readables will be set up in the space daily for visitors. Settle in under one of the shady umbrellas for a few minutes to enjoy a good book. Exciting community programming will be available in the park throughout the project, and KFPL is proud to help animate the space. Join our staff on site for the following:

Friday, August 28
1pm - 4pm
Storytime & Games
Enjoy an al fresco storytime at 2pm and test your skills with giant games like chess, checkers, jenga and more.

Tuesday, September 1 from 1pm - 4pm
& Thursday, September 3 from 10am - 1pm
Digital Book & Music Station
Enjoy Zinio magazines, Freegal music and more on the library's iPads at our digital access station.

The Poetry Blackboard

The Poetry Blackboard

The Poetry Blackboard showcases poems curated by the Poet Laureate, Helen Humphreys, and written by Kingston poets.

Summer Book-It List

Summer Book-It List

The Summer Book-It List (#summerbookitlist) is an online summer reading contest. Enter to win weekly prizes and a grand prize of an iPad Mini at the end of the summer.

Happy 150th, Frontenac County!

Saturday, August 29 at 10:00 am

Frontenac County celebrates 150 years this weekend at Centennial Park in Harrowsmith. Festivities kick off on Friday night with a BBQ and the opening of the midway, and special events continue through the weekend.

KFPL joins in the fun on Saturday. Drop by the library's tent throughout the day to build, create and explore! Make music on our Play-Doh piano, build with LEGO, make a stop-motion animated movie and more.

Hand-Powered Makers

Hand-Powered Makers

Hand-Powered Makers is a monthly brown-bag program for anyone with a handcraft hobby. Come to the library to work on your project and see how the library can support your passion.

3D Printing

3D Printing

KFPL is now offering 3D printing as a service. Learn more about this service and how to submit your 3D object for printing.

TD Summer Reading Club Survey

We Want to Hear From You!

We'd like to hear about your experiences with the TD Summer Reading Club. In this quick survey, please tell us what you liked, what we can improve, and how the club made a difference to your family. Finish the survey by September 12, and you'll be entered into a draw for a $25 Toys R' Us gift card.

21st Annual Teddy Bear Picnic

Saturday, August 22 at 11:00 am

Find us on Saturday, August 22 at Lake Ontario Park for the Teddy Bear Picnic, hosted by the Boys and Girls Club.

Visit our tent to play with DUPLO, create instruments for your teddy and enjoy some quiet reading time together.