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:
Chief Librarian/Chief Executive Officer
Kingston Frontenac Public Library
Phone: 613-549-8888 ext. 3505
Fast Facts (last updated October 2017)
- In 2016, the Kingston Frontenac Public Library welcomed 710,293 guests.
- There are 58,821 Library card holders in the Kingston/Frontenac region, and they borrowed 1,330,394 items in 2016.
- The Kingston Frontenac Public Library operates 16 branches, including the Rideau Heights branch which will open in April 2018. The Central Branch is currently undergoing renovations, and in the meantime a storefront branch has been opened on Wellington Street in downtown Kingston. Construction updates and more information about the project are available on the Central Branch Renovations site.
- 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.