Thinking of planting a tree on your property, or about taking one down? Maybe you're concerned about a neighbour's tree, or one on municipal property. Or would you like to honour someone with a Memorial Tree? Come learn about Kingston's Forest Management Plan, Community Orchard and Edible Forest Policy, and revised Tree Bylaw. Free to all adults but seating is limited. To avoid disappointment, please register in advance: online at events.kfpl.ca or by phone at (613) 549-8888. Tuesday, February 19, at Isabel Turner branch, at 7 p.m. (This presentation will be the same as the earlier one at Calvin Park on Saturday, February 9.)
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Members of all communities are welcome to attend this meeting to discuss the formation of an Indigenous Advisory Council at KFPL. The IAC will guide the library in developing Indigenous collections, programming, resources and spaces. This is a unique opportunity for attendees to help shape this exciting initiative. Takes place at 6 p.m., on Wednesday, February 27, at Calvin Park branch.
Kingston’s preeminent festival of comics, gaming, sci-fi, fantasy, and other exciting forms of fandoms will return to Sydenham Street United Church on Saturday, March 9, and Sunday, March 10. Save the date for exciting guests and speakers, cool workshops, loads of gaming, and the return our riveting Kosplay Contest! At this point, we invite applications from local artists and artisans who are interested in particpating in our vendors' fair. The application form and more info about this popular event are available on our King Con website!
Join KFPL for a variety of fun and exciting P.A. Day programs!
Watch The Incredibles 2 and enjoy Paint Night in Daylight at Isabel Turner, create Valentine's Day-themed crafts at Love is in the Air, or enjoy a puppet show at the Winter Carnival at the Calvin Park branch. Registration may be required.
In honour of the twentieth anniversary of Family Literacy Day, we're encouraging families to Take 20! Every day, take 20 minutes (or more!) to read, write, talk, sing and play with your child(ren). To encourage local children to learn language and literacy skills through play, we will be refreshing our learning toys available in the children's sections of Calvin Park and Isabel Turner branches. Come play!