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Central Branch Renovations

Central Branch Renovations

Stay informed and up-to-date with all the latest news about the Central Branch Renovations, and all active projects at the library at the Engage KFPL community portal.

Communications - Tell us how you want to hear from us

What's the best way to reach you?

We need your help.  We're looking at how we communicate with our patrons and with everyone in Kingston and Frontenac. To help us do that, we’ve put together this short, easy survey to find out what you think about how the Library communicates with you and how we can get better.  The survey should take you 5 to 8 minutes to complete, and everything is confidential. If you choose, you can share contact information and enter our draw for one of two $50 gift cards to Novel Idea Bookstore. Winners will be notified on April 30, 2019.

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.

Interlibrary Loans

Interlibrary Loans

Self-serve interlibrary loans allows patrons to search and request items from other Ontario public library systems. Learn more about signing up for an account.

Discover Kingston Transit

Kingston Transit will offer free transit all day, on all routes, on Saturday, March 23, so that residents from across the city can attend our Grand Re-Opening Celebrations. Our Central Branch is only a block away from Kingston Transit's downtown transfer point at Brock and Bagot Street, the hub for all Express Routes and many connecting routes. The library will open at 11 a.m. and close at 5 p.m., but transit will be free all day so you can continue to explore downtown and across the city. Thank you to Kingston Transit for joining in our celebration.

Hack Your Home Archive

Hack Your Home Archive!

Have you ever wondered what's on your family's old home movies? What if we said you could "hack" those old tapes and reel-to-reels to make new works of art? Kingston and Frontenac teens are invited to join us for a special three-session workshop in digitizing and art-making with old home movies! Limited spaces! Register now!

Revisit your Central Branch

Grand Re-Opening

We welcome you to rediscover the Central Branch on Saturday, March 23. The branch will be open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., with grand re-opening celebrations from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.. The grand re-opening event will include a ribbon-cutting ceremony, recognition of special donors, hourly storytimes, guided tours, a local history drop-in, special edition library cards and more. Free transit will be available all day, on all routes to help residents from across the city join in the celebrations thanks to Kingston Transit.