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Digital Magazines

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

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 Poetry Writing Workshop: Response Poems

Poetry Writing Workshop: Response Poems

Every poem is part of an ongoing cultural conversation spanning generations and geographies.  Join the conversation at a 90-minute writing workshop on response poems with Kingston Poet Laureate Jason Heroux. Bring a cherished one-page poem (printed or digital, not your own work) and a notepad or laptop. After a discussion of techniques and methods you'll each write a poem in response to the one you brought.

Free to emerging and practising poets aged 14 and older, but seating is limited. To avoid disappointment please register in advance, online at events.kfpl.ca or by phone at (613) 549-8888. Thursday, April 25, at Isabel Turner at 7 p.m. Registration opens at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 13. (Please note that this is a repeat of the workshop offered on Thursday, April 11, at Central at 2 p.m.)

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, Helen Humphreys, and written by Kingston poets.

Algonquin Wild with Michael Runtz

KFPL Live: Algonquin Wild with Michael Runtz

Author and photographer Michael Runtz shares stories and images from his eleventh book, Algonquin Wild:  A Naturalist's Journey Through the Seasons. Drawing on his many years as an interpretive naturalist at Algonquin Park through all four seasons, he offers a unique and engaging view of the park's wide range of ecosytems and wildlife.

Free to all adults and teens, but seating is limited. To avoid disappointment please register in advance: online at events.kfpl.ca or by phone at (613) 549-8888. Thursday, April 18, at Isabel Turner branch at 7 p.m.