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indigenous portal

Indigenous Portal

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

Programs, Events, Services and Recommendations

Reminiscing Kits

Reminiscing Kits

Borrow a Reminiscing Kit with curated resources and a how-to resource guide to help you engage with loved ones experiencing dementia.


OverDrive - Borrow eBooks, eAudiobooks and digital magazines

Borrow eBooks, eAudiobooks and digital magazines with Libby, OverDrive's app for mobile devices! Learn more here.

Extended Hours Project

Extended Hours Project

Learn more about the Extended Hours Project, which will provide Kingston East residents with more opportunities to use their public library branch.

Library Kiosk

Library Kiosk at kingston secondary school

Enjoy expanded service in the Kingscourt neighbourhood with the Library Kiosk at Kingston Secondary School.

A person wearing a mask and coughing, a child in a pink rain coat looking at water splashing into their hand, and a child wiping their head in hot sun. Text above these images reads Weather Related Cancellations.

What to expect when weather impacts outdoor programs

Warm weather is here, and more KFPL programs will be happening outdoors! This means that weather and air quality can cause last-minute changes to our event calendar. Outdoor programs may be relocated and will often be cancelled when:

  • It is actively raining or there is active thunder and lightning. 
  • The temperature or humidex is 36 degrees Celsius or higher, or KFL&A Public Health has issued a heat warning.
  • KFL&A Public Health issues an air quality advisory due to high levels of pollutants in the air that bring a risk to health.

The decision to cancel a program will typically be made on the same day, and cancellations will be posted on the KFPL website, event calendar and social media. We encourage you to check online or call the library for the latest information on our programs. 

When outdoor programs are running as usual, don't forget to prepare for weather conditions! We suggest a hat, sunscreen, and water on warm days to keep cool and comfortable.

Lola Allin Reid in front of a plane, with a background of planes in the sky. Text reads Women in Canadian Aviation History.

Celebrating a legacy of trailblazers

When Canada’s first aerobatic team, the Golden Hawks, whirled through the sky near her hometown, Lola Reid Allin wanted to be one of those pilots, spearing through the clouds, punching a hole in the sky. But. Her parents said, “Don’t be silly. Only men can be pilots.”

At age 24—the same age as Amelia Earhart when she learned to fly—Lola realized her dream. Hear her speak on June 10!

A group of people illustrated in a blue room, with various skin tones, hair colors, clothing options and mobility devices. There is a stack of books, and some of the people are holding KFPL cards. Text reads: Welcome to KFPL's Beanstack. Let's get reading!

Ready, set, read! Introducing Beanstack

The sun is out — let the adventures unfold, one chapter at a time! Introducing Beanstack, a platform with challenges (and prizes), personalized book recommendations and a fun tracking system. Don't forget to pre-register for our summer reading challenges.