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early literacy fair

Saturday, January 27.

Play and learn with your kids! Fun, interactive early literacy stations include bubbles, puppets, LEGO, playdough, and more! Pick up a passport, complete the challenges, and take home a free book. Drop in anytime between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m at the Isabel Turner branch. The event is most suitable for families with children 6 and under. 

Pop-up Library

Pop-up Library

Starting Monday, September 18, we're bringing the library to you!

Ingenium museum passes

Three museums, one pass

You can now borrow passes for free family admission to Ingenium: Canada's Museums of Science and Innovation.  A single pass will admit a group of two adults and up to four children to all three Ingenium sites. Visit the cows and small animals at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum. Sit at the controls of a Cessna 150 at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum. Invent, make and test in the Exploratek at the Canada Science and Technology Museum. Start planning an Ottawa adventure today!  KFPL also loans separate passes to the National Gallery and the Canadian Museum of Nature.

Museum & Park Passes

Museum and Park Passes

Adventure awaits! Borrow passes for free or discounted admission to several museums, provincial parks and conservation areas. All passes may be borrowed for one week and can be reserved in the library catalogue. 

The Poetry Blackboard

The Poetry Blackboard

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

KFPL Live Beekeeping

KFPL Live Presents: Beekeeping

Are you interested in honey bees or beekeeping?  Maybe you’re interested in urban beekeeping or concerned about bee colonies dying off.  On Saturday, January 20 (at 2 p.m.), Harley Gallagher of the Limestone Beekeepers Guild will be at Isabel Turner branch giving a public presentation on beekeeping.  Come join us for a behind-the-scenes look at this fascinating subject.