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Press Reader

Newspapers from over 55 countries at your fingertips!

By logging on to PressReader with your library card and PIN, you gain access to full-page newspapers and magazines from around the globe including the Kingston Whig Standard. Download the app for Android, Apple or Windows devices, or connect through the PressReader website. Use the library option to sign in. Each log in provides you with 48 hours of access, after which you need only sign out and log in again. You can arrange auto-delivery of your favourite titles straight to your device. If you prefer to use PressReader without logging in, your can access it at any KFPL branch.


Code of Conduct: Public Workshop

Code of Conduct: Public Workshop

Join the Kingston Frontenac Public Library for a public workshop about revising our Code of Conduct.

visit rideau heights

Community Partnership in Rideau Heights

On Wednesdays from April 25 through May 30, drop in to jump, skip, hop and more in our active program, Play to Learn. Through play-based activities and interactive books, children two years and up will develop their physical confidence.

Following Play to Learn, participate in Loving Spoonful's free Cooking With Families program (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.).  Parents and kids will learn how to make easy, healthy, affordable recipes together. Take home meals or ingredients after each workshop! To register for the Cooking with Families program, contact Thea at 613-507-8848. Cooking with Families will not run on May 23 and 30. 

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.

The Poetry Blackboard

The Poetry Blackboard

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

Rideau Hights Community Centre and Library Grand Opening

Celebrate with us!

Join us in celebrating the opening of the Rideau Heights Community Centre and Library on Saturday, April 21. Drop in between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. at 85 Macauley Street. The City of Kingston, KFPL and community partners will mark the big day with a ribbon-cutting, self-guided tours and fun drop-in activities. Families are invited to join KFPL staff in the library for Rhythm and Rhyme storytime at 11:15 a.m. and 1 p.m., plus puppet shows at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.