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Chief Librarian/Chief Executive Officer
Kingston Frontenac Public Library
Phone: 613-549-8888 ext. 3530
Fast Facts (last updated May 2022)
- There are 28,129 Library card holders in the Kingston/Frontenac region, and they borrowed 1,160,888 items in 2021. This includes books and audiobooks; DVDs, CDs, and video games; Chromebooks and internet hotspots; eBooks and eAudiobooks; and digital comics, movies, music, TV shows, films and magazines.
- 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.
What’s Happening at the Library
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