Listen to author Maryam Rafiee discuss her attempts to communicate with her father during his imprisonment in Iran. In her book, Dear Baba, Maryam shows through letters and recordings what she wishes she could tell him, and how to strengthen hope and bonds in the face of oppression. - This is a drop-in event. Cenral Branch, Program Room 1, June 22nd, 2pm, Adults and teens -
Programs, Events, Services and Recommendations
Stencils, paint and more will be available in our Create Space tonight (Thursday, June 13) from 6:30-8:00. Teens are invited to create headbands, sashes and buttons to wear during this weekend's festivities. Bring your own shirt - everything else will be provided.
Join us for a special PRIDE edition of our caffeinated book discussion mixer, "Books and Beans." Coffee and tea are on the house this month as we discuss LGBTQ2+ literature, movies, and music!
From June 15 through August 31, register for the TD Summer Reading Club! The club is Canada's biggest bilingual summer reading program for kids of all ages, interests, and abilities. The club is designed to inspire kids to explore the fun of reading their way — the key to building a lifelong love of reading! Celebrate the launch of the TD Summer Reading Club with a performance by the Young Company at the Isabel Turner Branch. The show is based on the best-selling children's book, Hana Hashimoto, Sixth Violin.
Join us in June to celebrate and educate for LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer/questioning) Pride Month. On June 8, attend Rainbow Storytime with a variety of LGBTQ+ stories and inclusive fun for the whole family. On June 10, teens and adults can attend a special Pride Week edition of our caffeinated book discussion mixer. Teens are also invited to get creative at the Pride Clothing Workshop on June 13 to design, paint, and stencil fabulous headbands, sashes, and buttons! Lastly, on June 15, KFPL will be attending Kingston Pride 2019 at Confederation Basin Park to share information about library services and LGBTQ+ resources.