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 -
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!
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.
Explore the impact of a massive global pandemic. 55,000 Canadians were among 100,000,000 people who perished around the world.
Commemorating the centennial of the Spanish flu pandemic, each panel provides a rare glimpse at some of the compelling Canadian stories that illustrate this "defining moment" in our history. This free exhibit will be open to the public for limited hours at the Central Branch from June 1 through 29.