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Programs, Events, Services and Recommendations

Arden Branch Renovation Work

Fall Refresh Update

Our Arden Branch will be freshened up this month with new flooring and shelves. The branch will be closed starting Thursday, October 10, and we expect to reopen on Tuesday, October 29. Our branches in Sharbot Lake, Mountain Grove and Parham look forward to welcoming our Arden patrons during the renovations.

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Digital Magazines

Digital Magazines

With KFPL's Digital Magazine collection, you can access a variety of popular magazines on your desktop, tablet, or smartphone.

May We Suggest

May We Suggest

Just like you, our staff have a variety of likes and interests, so if you're stuck looking for your next book, you can ask us.

The Poetry Blackboard

The Poetry Blackboard

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

Stamp N Style

Put Your Stamp on It!

Stamp 'n' Style!
Family Art Night

Gather the family together - children aged 4-12 welcome. Use our huge collection of rubber stamps to create custom wrapping paper, cards, art, and more! The only limit is your imagination.

This program requires free registration.
Caregivers of children under the age of 7 must remain in the program space; caregivers of children ages 7-9 must remain in the library during the program. Thank you.

Thursday, October 24
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Isabel Turner

Registration opens October 14, 2019.

Resilience: The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope

Adverse Childhood Experiences and Resilience: Resources

This fall the Community Foundation for Kingston & Area released its report on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and what is being called the “public health crisis of our time”. ACEs are negative and traumatic childhood events that are now associated with many lasting physical and mental health risks. The full report can be found at https://www.cfka.org/ACEs.  

KFPL has pulled together a list resources that address the issue of childhood trauma. View it here.