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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:

Patricia Enright
Chief Librarian/Chief Executive Officer
Kingston Frontenac Public Library
Phone:  613-549-8888 ext. 3505

Fast Facts (last updated May 2018)

  • In 2017, the Kingston Frontenac Public Library welcomed 632,305 guests.
  • There are 56,043 Library card holders in the Kingston/Frontenac region, and they borrowed 1,224,481 items in 2017.
  • The Kingston Frontenac Public Library operates 16 branches, including the Rideau Heights branch which opened on April 21, 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.

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