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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.

Poet in Residence

Have You Booked Your One-on-One Session with Kingston's Poet Laureate?

Are you a would-be poet? Do you have scraps of poetry tucked away in a drawer or notebook or on your phone? Would you like help from an experienced poet? Kingston's Poet Laureate, Helen Humphreys, will be available for 30-minute one-on-one appointments to review and critique poetry next Wednesday, August 12, from 12 to 3pm and 5 to 7:30pm. Make sure to book your session soon. 

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.

Living History: The Society for Creative Anachronism

Saturday, August 8 at 2:00 pm | Sydenham Branch

Interested in a fun and different way of learning about the past? Come hear Jon McLean from the Kingdom of Ealdormere tell how members of the international living history organization the Society for Creative Anachronism research and re-create the arts and skills of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Learn from an expert how our ancestors lived and worked — on the battlefield, at court, in the forge, in the kitchen or in an artisan's workshop.

Free event. All are welcome.