How did the war look to the people who lived here in 1812? Watch events unfold "in real time" as we feature excerpts from the 1812 Kingston Gazette on the Kingston 1812 blog.
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Movies at KFPL
When: December 21, 2013 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Isabel Turner Branch at Community Room (Rooms A & B)
At the invitation of an estranged relative, a young woman travels with her niece and nephew to a castle in Europe for Christmas where she unwittingly falls for a dashing Prince. Rated G. Popcorn and juice will be served. Because of potential allergies, please avoid bringing snacks from home. All ages, limited to 70.
When: January 4, 2014 - 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Central Library at Wilson Room
"Turbo" is the story of a garden snail with an impossible dream: to win the Indy 500. When a freak accident gives him extraordinary speed, Turbo sets out to try to make this dream come true. G 96 min. Drop-in. We reserve the right to limit the number of seats available. Juice provided.
When: January 10, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Calvin Park Branch
Based on the book by Mohsin Hamid. 130 minutes / 14A
Drop by the Calvin Park branch for viewings of movies based on your favourite books, then stick around for a lively discussion of both. Attendees are encouraged to read the book before the screening.
When: January 24, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Isabel Turner Branch
Based on the book by Nick Hornby. 101 minutes / PG
Drop by the Isabel Turner branch for viewings of movies based on your favourite books, then stick around for a lively discussion of both. Attendees are encouraged to read the book before the screening.
We are all part of Kingston Frontenac's history, our individual stories weaving together to tell a bigger tale. Working toward Canada's 150th birthday, our Story Me project will collect local memories to share with other Canadians and with the world.
What's on Tomorrow
When: December 13, 2013 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Calvin Park Branch at CP Community Room
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. DROP IN
When: December 13, 2013 - 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: Sydenham Branch at Community Room
Description: Stories, songs, poetry, and movement for all ages. Come meet the other families in the community and nurture your childs love of books. DROP IN.