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Displaced and Relocated Voices: Newcomer Stories of Struggles and Success

The Kingston Frontenac Public Library and KEYS Job Centre are excited to present Displaced and Relocated Voices: Newcomer Stories of Struggles and Success. Newcomers to Kingston will share their struggles of displacement from their home countries and their achievements in relocating and integrating into Kingston, their new home. Join us for these stories and live music from Rafael Ivan, snacks from Syria and table displays.    

Where/When: Kingston City Hall, 2nd Floor, Council Chamber and Memorial Hall, June 25th, 2018, 6:30-8:30PM

Free registration ticket via this EventBrite link:

Summer Reading Challenge

Register now for Summer Reading Challenge for Teens, New Adults, and Adults

Register now for the Summer Reading Challenge this summer for a variety of fun challenges and chances to win all kinds of great prizes!

KFPL Indigenous Services Survey

KFPL Indigenous Services Survey

KFPL wants your input to expand Indigenous programming and services. Complete this survey to help us in the coming year.

The Poetry Blackboard

The Poetry Blackboard

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

Kingston National Indigenous Peoples Day Festival

Gather in Confederation Park from 12-4 on Thursday, June 21 for music, dance, teachings, vendors and hands-on activities. This annual festival celebrating Indigenous cultures is offered by the Kingston National Indigenous Peoples' Day Committee, and supported by the City of Kingston and community partners. KFPL staff will be facilitating children's activities including cornhusk doll-making and rock painting.

OHIP+ Children and Youth Pharmacare

OHIP+: Pharmacare for Children and Youth

The new OHIP+ Children and Youth Pharmacare program promises free medications for all Ontarians under the age of 25. Shoppers Drug Mart pharmacist Maria Schell will outline how to navigate the exceptions of the program, how to make the most of it for common ailments, and how to save money with the help of your health care professionals.

This free talk is for adults and teens only. Seating is limited, so please register in advance to avoid disappointment. Register online by June 22 or by phone. Takes place on Monday, June 25 at Calvin Park at 7 p.m.

join the TD Summer Reading Club

Join the Coolest Club in Town on Saturday, June 23!

From June 23 through September 1, register for the TD Summer Reading Club! The club is Canada's biggest bilingual summer reading program for kids of all ages, all interests, and all abilities. The club is designed to inspire kids to explore the fun of reading their way – the key to building a lifelong love of reading! Celebrate the launch of the TD Summer Reading Club with a performance by the Young Company at the Isabel Turner Branch. Based on the best-selling children's book by Margaret Mahy, The Man Whose Mother Was a Pirate is presented by the Thousand Islands Playhouse Young Company.