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Indigenous Portal

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

Programs, Events, Services and Recommendations

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Explore virtual reality with KFPL

Come try out our Oculus VR headsets! On August 17 we'll be travelling the world as a National Geographic explorer, and on August 24, playing different games. There are two timeslots available for each session and limited spaces available.

May We Suggest

May We Suggest - Personalized Recommendations

Just like you, our staff have a variety of likes and interests, so if you're stuck looking for your next book, you can ask us.

May We Suggest - Browse Our Book Lists

Curated lists are created by our staff year-round to respond to community needs. Find all of our lists here.

KFPL's puppets in the KFPL van, with text reading Puppet Show Tour!

Enjoy the Puppet Show Extravaganza tour!

Our puppets will be on the move with a Puppet Show Extravaganza tour in different locations around Kingston Frontenac from August 15 through 18!
 KFPL's own puppeteers will perform two puppet shows for children of all ages: Pigs' Picnic and Who Goes There? Some locations require free tickets for all attendees including infants and adults. Tickets will be available at the branch half an hour before show time. Limit of six tickets per person.

  • Calvin Park Branch - Monday, August 15, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Tickets required.
  • Rideau Heights Community Centre (Gym A) - Monday, August 15, 2:30-3:15 p.m. Drop in; first come first served.
  • Wolfe Island Community Garden - Tuesday, August 16, 11:30-12:15 p.m. Drop in; first come first served.
  • Isabel Turner Branch - Wednesday, August 17, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Tickets required.
  • Kingston East Community Centre - Wednesday, August 17, 2:30-3:15 p.m. Drop in; first come first served.
  • Sharbot Lake Branch - Thursday, August 18, 11-11:45 a.m. Drop in.

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.

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Queen's Connections presents...

We've partnered with Queen's Connections to bring you the latest in STEM! Kids ages 8-12 are invited to join us in the Friends of the Library Gather and Create Space at the Central Branch to enjoy free, hands-on science, technology, engineering and math activities with all materials provided.

Monday, August 22 - Spike Prime

Tuesday, August 23 - 3D Printing/TinkerCAD 

Wednesday, August 24 - Makey Makey Challenges

Thursday, August 25 - Engineering Challenges

Each program requires individual registration. Registration now open!

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Learn about the Dieppe Raid, 80 years later

Eighty years after the Dieppe Raid, on August 19, Royal Military College Associate Professor Capt. Arthur Gullachsen will explore the operation, outlining the sequence of events and their significance to Canadian military history. There will be a Q&A session after the presentation.