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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 comment or more information regarding 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 2023)

  • There are 42,362 Library cardholders in the Kingston Frontenac region, and they borrowed 1,331,362 items in 2022. 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 and members of the community. For a full listing of Board members and meetings, see the Library Board and Management page.

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