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Proof of vaccination is NOT required to access KFPL branches

Masks are mandatory but proof of vaccination is not required.

Programs, Events, Services and Recommendations

Wildflowers in front of tall building with plants growing out of it. Text reads Writing Workshop: Creating a Believable Future.

Sharpen your science fiction writing skills

Learn how to build a believable future for your science-fiction story’s setting! This writing workshop with local author Jerri Jerreat will focus on creating a convincing future in solarpunk, a type of eco-fiction set in a future where we’ve somehow managed to deal with today's global environmental crisis. Bring something to take notes and join us for this interactive online event, Saturday, October 23 from 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Branch Hours Review

Branch Hours Review

We’re reviewing the hours of operation at all 16 KFPL locations. Take our 10-minute survey to share your feedback.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

COVID-19 Updates

All branches of KFPL are now open to the public with limited capacity. Check here for updates and more information about available services. Read more about it.

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One card, one million possibilities

October is Canadian Library Month. We're celebrating the valuable role libraries play in Canadians’ lives! Ontario Public Library Week also falls within this month, October 17 to 23, with a theme of “One Card, One Million Possibilities.”

KFPL is making it easier than ever to get your card, explore the possibilities, and make the library a valuable part of your own life. Just enter your name, year of birth, phone, email, and address on our online registration page. We will email you your card number so you can get started with our digital collections right away. Come into any branch within 30 days with your ID and proof of address to make your card permanent.

Reminiscing Kits

Reminiscing Kits

Our new Reminiscing Kits connect caregivers with resources a to help them engage in activities with loved ones who are experiencing varying levels of dementia.

A laptop open to a group chat. Someone is holding a book open in front of the laptop. Text reads Book Chat: Books and Libraries.

Let's chat about books and libraries

Want to join a book club but don’t want to follow a strict reading schedule? Consider our monthly Book Chat, a casual online book-discussion mixer for adults and new adults who like to read. 

This month's theme is Books and Libraries. Bring a book or some open-ended questions that suit the topic and join us on Zoom, Wednesday, October 20 at 6 p.m.

An illustrated book on a botanical background. Text reads Grownup Storytime: Why should kids have all the fun?

Sign up for Grownup Storytime!

Even adults enjoy a good storytime, especially with a live reader instead of an audiobook! Grownup Storytime Online is back, now at a new time. Join us from 1-2 p.m. every Monday, October 18 through November 22. You’ll receive an email later the same day with links to the KFPL catalogue so you can reserve the day’s readings and other related titles!

A 3D poppy on a painted white background. Text reads Crush this Craft: 3D Cricut Poppy. In a blue painted circle, more text reads Take-home kit.

Get crafty with our take-home kit

Join other crafters from the comfort of home, with materials provided by KFPL! Try a new craft each month with these new take-home kits, starting with October's 3D Cricut poppy. Crafters of all abilities will learn how to crush this craft with Zoom instruction, October 20 from 6:30-8 p.m.