Children three and under (with their caregivers) are encouraged to join us at St. Lawrence Place (Retirement Residence) for a special Intergenerational Storytime in their lounge. The residence is located downtown at 181 Ontario Street, Kingston. Enjoy books, music, crafts, and more! No colds or sniffles, please. Registration required.
Programs, Events, Services and Recommendations for Kids
On Saturday, November 10, join us in the celebration of the 100th anniversary of children’s story hour at the Kingston Frontenac Public Library. Storytime was introduced in 1918 by librarian Aimee Kennedy and has continued ever since.
Step back into history at Family Storytime at the Isabel Turner and Calvin Park branch. Partake in parlour games and enjoy classic nursery rhymes and tales.
There is also an online exhibit on Digital Kingston that features: historic newspaper clippings, junior books from 1918, a brief timeline of children’s services at the library, a biography of librarian Aimee Kennedy and various images from the early 20th century.
Join KFPL for a variety of fun and exciting P.A. Day programs! Watch Hotel Transylvania 3 or use a variety of materials to Spice up Your Pumpkin at Isabel Turner, enjoy melodies and music at Meet the Music at Sydenham, get creative with Fantastic Family Forts or enjoy the movie Free Willy at Calvin Park. Registration may be required.
Stories, songs, rhymes and tickles for newborns and pre-walkers. Parents and caregivers will learn, and practise, fun and simple ways to incorporate early literacy skills in the home. For newborns and pre-walking babies.