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Journée Pédagogique - Avril et le Monde Truqué

Napoléon V règne sur la France, où disparaissent mystérieusement les savants. Privé de technologie moderne, le monde est gouverné par le charbon et la vapeur. La jeune Avril partira à la recherche de ses parents, scientifiques disparus, avec son chat parlant Darwin et Julius, un jeune gredin. Ce trio devra affronter dangers et mystères afin de découvrir qui enlève les savants et pourquoi.

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.

Engage KFPL

Engage KFPL

Stay informed about all of the active projects at the library, like the Central Branch renovation, at the new Engage KFPL community portal.

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.

Astana: Architecture, Myth and Destiny

Astana: Architecture, Myth & Destiny

Join Dr. Frank Albo, expert on secret societies, for a talk on his 2017 book Astana: Architecture, Myth & Destiny. Learn how the extraordinary buildings in this "world's most bizarre capital city" encode Masonic and Illuminati symbolism. Follow the clues in the $30,000 Astana Challenge.  Saturday, September 15, Calvin Park Branch, 2 p.m. This program is open to all adults and teens, but seating is limited. To avoid disappointment, please register in advance.  Register online at or by phone at (613) 549-8888 starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, September 1.

literacy week

3-2-1 Blast Off!

Step inside the mobile dome for a tour of stars, planets, comets, meteor showers and the Northern Lights.  Prior to registering, check show times for age-appropriate content. Shows have been designed for children ages 4-6, and 7-12, and there's a special show just for adults!  All participants, including accompanying adults, must register before stepping inside the mobile dome.  All shows require the removal of shoes and the ability to crawl inside the dome via a tunnel.