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KFPL Live Spare Parts

KFPL Live Presents: Spare Parts

Maxime Chouinard, Curator of the Museum of Health Care, hosts an interactive presentation on the history of medical enhancements through the Museum's collection of dentures, prosthetics and pacemakers!  This presentation will include artefact handling.  This program is open to all adults and teens but seating is limited. To avoid disappointment, please register in advance.  Thursday, February 22, Isabel Turner Branch, 2 p.m.  Register online at or by phone at 613-549-8888.


Pop-up Library

Pop-up Library Service Ending

Pop-Up Library Service will be ending on February 28.

Museum & Park Passes

Museum and Park Passes

Adventure awaits! Borrow passes for free or discounted admission to several museums, provincial parks and conservation areas. All passes may be borrowed for one week and can be reserved in the library catalogue. 

The Poetry Blackboard

The Poetry Blackboard

The Poetry Blackboard showcases poems curated by the Poet Laureate, Helen Humphreys, and written by Kingston poets.

early literacy fair

Saturday, January 27

Play and learn with your kids! Fun, interactive early literacy stations include bubbles, puppets, LEGO, playdough, and more! Pick up a passport, complete the challenges, and take home a free book until supplies last. Drop in any time between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m at the Isabel Turner branch. The event is most suitable for families with children 6 and under. 

Ingenium museum passes

Three museums, one pass

You can now borrow passes for free family admission to Ingenium: Canada's Museums of Science and Innovation.  A single pass will admit a group of two adults and up to four children to all three Ingenium sites. Visit the cows and small animals at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum. Sit at the controls of a Cessna 150 at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum. Invent, make and test in the Exploratek at the Canada Science and Technology Museum. Start planning an Ottawa adventure today!  KFPL also loans separate passes to the National Gallery and the Canadian Museum of Nature.

KFPL Live Beekeeping

KFPL Live Presents: Beekeeping

Are you interested in honey bees or beekeeping?  Maybe you’re interested in urban beekeeping or concerned about bee colonies dying off.  On Saturday, January 20 (at 2 p.m.), Harley Gallagher of the Limestone Beekeepers Guild will be at Isabel Turner branch giving a public presentation on beekeeping.  Come join us for a behind-the-scenes look at this fascinating subject.