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Dear Baba: A Story Through Letters

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 - 

Summer Reading Challenge

Register now for Summer Reading Challenge for Teens, New Adults, and Adults

Register now for the Summer Reading Challenge this summer for a variety of fun challenges and chances to win all kinds of great prizes!

Join the TD Summer Reading Club

Register for the TD Summer Reading Club 2019

Starting on June 1, register for the club to receive a reading notebook, a web access code and stickers. In addition to the club, we are offering a jam-packed lineup of free children's programs and performances!

May We Suggest

May We Suggest

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.

The Poetry Blackboard

The Poetry Blackboard

The Poetry Blackboard showcases poems curated by the Poet Laureate, Jason Heroux, and written by Kingston poets.

td summer reading club

Join the Coolest Club in Town on Saturday, June 15

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. 

KFPL celebrates pride month

Celebrate Pride

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.