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Programs, Events, Services and Recommendations

King Con 2019: March 8th to 10th

Save the date!

King Con is Kingston’s preeminent festival of comics, gaming, sci-fi, fantasy, and other exciting forms of fandoms. This year, King Con will take place from Friday, March 8 to Sunday, March 10 with events at five downtown Kingston venues. Whether you geek out for cool demonstrations, tabletop gaming, interesting speakers, special children’s programming, cosplay, or other fantastic activities, King Con will have something for you!

Central Branch Renovations

Central Branch Renovations

Stay informed and up-to-date with all the latest news about the Central Branch Renovations, and all active projects at the library at the Engage KFPL community portal.

Trees in Kingston

KFPL Live: Trees in Kingston

Thinking of planting a tree on your property, or about taking one down?  Maybe you're concerned about a neighbour's tree, or one on municipal property.  Or would you like to honour someone with a Memorial Tree?  Come learn about Kingston's Forest Management Plan, Community Orchard and Edible Forest Policy, and revised Tree Bylaw.  Free to all adults but seating is limited. To avoid disappointment, please register in advance:  online at or by phone at (613) 549-8888.  Tuesday, February 19, at Isabel Turner branch, at 7 p.m.  (This presentation will be the same as the earlier one at Calvin Park on Saturday, February 9.)

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.

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.

KFPL Indigenous Advisory Council Participation Meeting

Members of all communities are welcome to attend this meeting to discuss the formation of an Indigenous Advisory Council at KFPL. The IAC will guide the library in developing Indigenous collections, programming, resources and spaces. This is a unique opportunity for attendees to help shape this exciting initiative. Takes place at 6 p.m., on Wednesday, February 27, at Calvin Park branch.