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Hoopla

Hoopla

Borrow movies, television shows, audiobooks, music and graphic novels and enjoy them on your web browser or mobile device with Hoopla.

Poetry Month

Helen Humphreys presents Ulrikka Gernes and Michael e. Casteels

On Monday, April 24, Helen Humphries, Kingston's Poet Laureate, joins the library in hosting Ulrikka Gernes and Michael e. Casteels, for a special, free poetry reading that is open to everyone.  Gernes appeared at Kingston WritersFest in 2015 and is visiting from Denmark once again.  In 2016, Casteels released his latest poetry collection, The Last White House at the End of a Row of White Houses.  The reading takes place in City Hall's beautiful Memorial Hall, at 7 p.m.  Be sure to attend and round out Poetry Month with a delightful wordfest. 

Museum Passes

Museum Passes

The library lends passes to several popular museums in Kingston and Ottawa.

The Poetry Blackboard

The Poetry Blackboard

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

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Fress Food Access

Fresh Food Access

Ever wondered how ordinary people can help make access to fresh food easier for everyone? Join us for unique, local perspectives on issues of food distribution. Mara Shaw (Loving Spoonful) will speak on soup kitchens and food security initiatives. Katherine Rothermel (Kingston Area Seed System Initiative) will talk about seed sovereignty and how seed production is affected by international trade agreements. And Lilith Wyatt from Loving Spoonful will describe how farmers, businesses and gardeners can contribute fresh produce through the Grow a Row program.  Food for thought! Thursday, April 20, Calvin Park, 7 p.m.  Free.