KFPL wants your input to expand Indigenous programming and services. The library would like to work alongside community members to promote and preserve the diverse Indigenous cultures that contribute to Kingston’s strength. Complete this ten question survey to help us shape our planning process in the coming year. http://survey.constantcontact.com/survey/a07effxyey4jhwbs5hx/start
Programs, Events, Services and Recommendations
Gather in Confederation Park from 12-4 on Thursday, June 21 for music, dance, teachings, vendors and hands-on activities. This annual festival celebrating Indigenous cultures is offered by the Kingston National Indigenous Peoples' Day Committee, and supported by the City of Kingston and community partners. KFPL staff will be facilitating children's activities including cornhusk doll-making and rock painting.
The new OHIP+ Children and Youth Pharmacare program promises free medications for all Ontarians under the age of 25. Shoppers Drug Mart pharmacist Maria Schell will outline how to navigate the exceptions of the program, how to make the most of it for common ailments, and how to save money with the help of your health care professionals.
This free talk is for adults and teens only. Seating is limited, so please register in advance to avoid disappointment. Register online by June 22 or by phone. Takes place on Monday, June 25 at Calvin Park at 7 p.m.
From June 23 through September 1, register for the TD Summer Reading Club! The club is Canada's biggest bilingual summer reading program for kids of all ages, all interests, and all abilities. The club is designed to inspire kids to explore the fun of reading their way – the key to building a lifelong love of reading! Celebrate the launch of the TD Summer Reading Club with a performance by the Young Company at the Isabel Turner Branch. Based on the best-selling children's book by Margaret Mahy, The Man Whose Mother Was a Pirate is presented by the Thousand Islands Playhouse Young Company.
KFPL's Teen and Adult Summer Reading Challenges officially begin in two weeks, but sign up now and you can begin acquainting yourself with the other participants on our interactive website!