Kingston’s preeminent festival of comics, gaming, sci-fi, fantasy, and other exciting forms of fandoms will return to Sydenham Street United Church on Saturday, March 9, and Sunday, March 10. Save the date for exciting guests and speakers, cool workshops, loads of gaming, and the return our riveting Kosplay Contest! At this point, we invite applications from local artists and artisans who are interested in particpating in our vendors' fair. The application form and more info about this popular event are available on our King Con website!
Join us on January 30, 2019, on the 3rd floor of the Grad Club. This month we will be talking about "Reading Lists." Do you have one for the new year? Do you have a top 10 list? We will be exchanging suggestions and talking about what it means to organize (or disorganize) our reading in this way.
Register now for this exciting opportunity to learn the basics of stop-motion animation from Clyde Petersen, a visiting filmmaker at the Reel Out Queer Film Festival! This program is co-presented with Reel Out and Queen's University.
Has holiday spending left your finances stretched thin? Melissa Parsons from Resolve Credit & Financial Counselling Services will show how you can begin to take control of your financial life. Learn how to manage your money to avoid debt and to save for future expenses. Free to all adults, but seating is limited. To avoid disappointment, please register in advance: online at events.kfpl.ca or by phone at (613) 549-8888. Tuesday, January 22, at Calvin Park branch at 7 p.m. and Saturday, January 26, at Isabel Turner branch at 2 p.m. Both talks will be the same.
In keeping with our mission to support lifelong learning, we are launching a new series of maker-focused programs in 2019. Our community survey helped determine what you'd most like to see, and craft skills such as knitting topped the list. January's Open Making sessions will bring expert knitting mentors from our community together on selected Monday evenings and Saturday afternoons. Our mentors can guide beginners as they get started and help intermediate knitters troubleshoot their latest project. The Social Knitting Group, meeting on Wednesday evenings at the Isabel Turner Branch, welcomes knitters of all levels. Bring your own knitting, or participate in a knit-along project. Don't forget to browse our collection — we have resources to help you learn new techniques and inspire you with new knitting patterns.