Kingston Frontenac Public Library

Recent additions to our collection

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.

Digital Kingston - Your Stories, Our History

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.

Poet-in-Residence

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.

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.

Hoopla

Hoopla is a new digital collection that you can enjoy on your web browser, smartphone or tablet.  Borrow movies, television, audiobooks and music with just your library card and an Internet connection.

What's on Tomorrow

  • When: May 5, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Where: Central Branch at Kennedy Room

    DROP IN. Join us for this musical program! Through rhythm, rhyme and movement, children up to 3 years of age naturally develop language and early literacy skills. Experience hands-on play with bells, rhythm sticks, scarves, shakers and more.
  • When: May 5, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 10:40 AM
    Where: Calvin Park Branch at CP Community Room

    REGISTER. Stories, songs, poetry and movement for 2- to 3-year-olds and their caregivers. Gather together to support your children’s love of books and help them grow into strong readers.
  • When: May 5, 2015 - 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
    Where: Pittsburgh Branch at Program Room

    REGISTER. 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.
  • When: May 5, 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 children’s love of books and help them grow into strong readers. Registrations opens on March 28 @ 9 a.m.
  • When: May 5, 2015 - 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Pittsburgh Branch at Program Room

    REGISTER. Stories, songs, poetry and movement for 2- to 3-year-olds and their caregivers. Gather together to support your children’s love of books and help them grow into strong readers.
  • When: May 5, 2015 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Where: Calvin Park Branch at CP Room A

    Calvin Park Book Club - meeting time 1-3