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This page is intended to support members of the news media in their journalistic coverage of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library.


If you are a journalist seeking a comment or more information regarding the KFPL, please contact:

Laura Carter 
Chief Librarian/Chief Executive Officer
Kingston Frontenac Public Library
Phone:  613-549-8888 ext. 3530

Fast Facts (last updated July 2019)

  • In 2018, the Kingston Frontenac Public Library welcomed 643,526 guests.
  • There are 55,171 Library card holders in the Kingston/Frontenac region, and they borrowed 1,233,001 items in 2018.
  • The Kingston Frontenac Public Library operates 16 branches, including the Rideau Heights branch which opened on April 21, 2018. The renovated Central Branch re-opened March 23, 2019 and welcomed 3,000 residents during the first weekend.
  • The Library’s Board includes the Chief Librarian and representatives from Kingston City Council, Frontenac County Council, members of the community. For a full listing of Board members and meetings, see the Library Board and Management page.

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