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Guest Storytime - Pokko and the Drum by Matthew Forsythe

Join author and illustrator Matthew Forsythe for an afternoon storytime, hosted by KFPL as part of Kingston WritersFest!

From E.B. White Read Aloud honor artist Matthew Forsythe comes a picture book about a magical drum, an emerald forest, and the little frog who dares to make her own music.

Register with KFPL to receive a Zoom meeting invitation and join the fun! Sept. 24th, 1:00-1:30PM

Every Child Ready to Read

Every Child Ready to Read

Before children can learn to read, they must develop a range of early literacy skills. Learning begins the moment they are born, through language and play. Find out about the five simple practices that will help you raise a reader.

Museum & Park Passes

Museum and Park Passes

 

Some passes will not be available during 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

 Borrow passes for free or discounted admission to several museums, provincial parks and conservation areas. Available passes may be borrowed for one week and can be reserved in the library catalogue. 

Thank you to our community's superheroes!

There are many ways to save the day! Frontline health care workers, teachers, firefighters and more - our video couldn’t capture all the superheroes in our community but this song is for every one of you. 

Special thanks to the team of heroes at Molly Brant Elementary for joining in our fun, and to the Laurie Berkner Band for permission to use their recording.

OverDrive For Kids

OverDrive For Kids

The OverDrive Kids' Collection is a special interface that offers age appropriate e-books, digital audiobooks, and streaming videos. No adult content will appear in the search results. New titles added every month! 

A great app for the family is Mango Languages learning courses for kids - Little Pim. Start learning today!

Science Literacy Week: Biodiversity Workshop Q&A (Junior)

Are you between 9-12 and curious about how nature works around you? Watch the video above and attend a live Q&A on Sept.26th from 2:00-3:00PM. Registration will close four hours prior to the event, and registrants will be sent a Zoom link at least one hour prior to the start time. Click here to learn more!

Science Literacy Week: Biodiversity Workshop Q&A (Primary)

Are you between 5-8 and curious about how nature works around you? Watch the video above and attend a live Q&A on Sept.26th from 11-11:45AM. Registration will close four hours prior to the event, and registrants will be sent a Zoom link at least one hour prior to the start time. Click here for more!