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Engage with KFPL's Indigenous programming, collections and community partnerships!

Programs, Events, Services and Recommendations

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

COVID-19 Updates

Check here for updates and more information about available services. Read more about it.

A dog in a KFPL shirt being walked. Text reads Books and Barks Dog Walking Book Club.

Join our paw-some book club

Give your pup a night out and enjoy some human companionship while you're at it! The Books and Barks Dog Walking Book Club is an opportunity for book- and animal-lovers to get outside and chat about what they’re reading. Bring your latest read or favourite book to share and introduce your canine companion, June 2. Registration required.

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.

Online Payments

Fee to Pay? Subscription to renew? Online Payments now Available!

Online Payments now available at KFPL. Learn more.

Seth Klein and his book with text reading Mobilizing Kingston for the Climate Emergency - Video and Resources

What can you do about the climate emergency?

Join the growing circle of citizens who are asking big questions about what each of us can do for our shared future. Watch the Mobilizing Kingston for the Climate Emergency video presentation to get started! Borrow Seth Klein’s A Good War: Mobilizing Canada for the Climate Emergency and learn more about the book here.

Continue the conversation towards a more fair, cleaner, healthier, safer, world for our next generations right here, right now. Explore a daily CO2 dashboard and consider that reversing and reducing greenhouse gas emissions is the only way through the climate emergency. Sign up for the Climate Emergency Unit’s newsletter and stay informed about various campaigns. Join the Ontario Climate Emergency Campaign!

Want to learn more or do more?

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A person holding a seedling with text reading The Ground Up Plant Swap.

Grow your garden with a plant swap

KFPL is partnering with Kingston Gardening Society for a plant swap! Share the garden love on June 4 at the Isabel Turner Branch. Registrants will set up inside the Cataraqui Room starting at 1:30 p.m. and can swap from 2-3 p.m.