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indigenous portal

Indigenous Portal

Engage with KFPL's Indigenous programming, collections and community partnerships!

Programs, Events, Services and Recommendations

Reminiscing Kits

Reminiscing Kits

Borrow a Reminiscing Kit with curated resources and a how-to resource guide to help you engage with loved ones experiencing dementia.


OverDrive - Borrow eBooks, eAudiobooks and digital magazines

Borrow eBooks, eAudiobooks and digital magazines with Libby, OverDrive's app for mobile devices! Learn more here.

Professors Daryn Lehoux and Sarah Sadavoy against an image of a solar eclipse. Text reads Standing in the Shadow of the Moon - The History and Mechanics of Eclipses

Shining a spotlight on the solar eclipse

Throughout history, solar eclipses have invoked fear, wonder and awe. Solar eclipses have had a significant impact, from signalling doom and death to inspiring progress in calendars and mapping the sky. On Oct. 4 at 6 p.m., join Professors Daryn Lehoux and Sarah Sadavoy to learn more.

Extended Hours Project

Extended Hours Project

Learn more about the Extended Hours Project, which will provide Kingston East residents with more opportunities to use their public library branch.

Library Kiosk

Library Kiosk at kingston secondary school

Enjoy expanded service in the Kingscourt neighbourhood with the Library Kiosk at Kingston Secondary School.

An illustrated ghost and skeleton, each sitting in a cup of coffee. Text reads Death Cafe.

Visit the Death Café

Death Café encourages conversation to help people face death and make the most of their (finite) lives — no agenda, objectives or themes. Join the next café on Oct. 2 at the Central Branch.

A feather on an orange background with text reading Indigenous Programming

Honouring truth and reconciliation

KFPL recognizes the profound impact of colonialism on Indigenous communities and is committed to repairing harms, amplifying Indigenous voices and fostering a more inclusive and equitable future for all.

As we approach the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day on Sept. 30, join some or all of this Indigenous-led programming.

David Finkle with a variety of instruments, standing in front of a microphone. Text reads Turtle Island Indigenous Music Throughout the Ages with David Finkle

Immerse yourself in Indigenous music

In a world where music transcends boundaries and cultures, Turtle Island Indigenous Music Throughout the Ages promises to be an exciting experience for anyone interested in Indigenous instruments. Learn from David Finkle on September 28 at 6 p.m via Zoom.