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Learn to navigate the news around climate change with KFPL and Sustainable Kingston

The Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) is holding a Navigating the News talk on Climate Change this month. The live Zoom event is offered twice in December to accommodate schedules. “Floods, forest fires, drought and heatwaves: climate events are happening frequently, with many conflicting opinions and perspectives in media. How

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KFPL cooking session: learn to make Indigenous fry bread

While the weather grows colder, a toasty kitchen and tasty treat are sure to provide warmth and comfort. Join Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) and St. Lawrence College Indigenous Student Advisor Jessie Pengelly in learning how to make Indigenous fry bread. In this live, virtual cooking session, participants will learn

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Final financial literacy talk will cover estate planning and wealth transition

Wealth advisor Laura Southall’s Financial Literacy for Women series brought Kingston-Frontenac women through the basics of smart decision-making, getting ready to retire, and saving taxes. Now, the series, hosted by Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL), concludes with a critical aspect of financial planning: how to pass wealth on to loved

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Follow the journey of a story at KFPL’s short story writing workshop

Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) is inviting area writers to follow the journey of the story through a short story writing workshop. “Who better to learn short story writing from than Patricia Robertson, former Kingston Frontenac Public Library Writer-in-Residence?” the library asked in a media release dated Tuesday, Nov. 9,

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KFPL offering one-on-one genealogy research help sessions

Many people picked up genealogical research as a pandemic activity, and more are getting started tracing their roots, according to the Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL). The library is holding new Genealogy One-on-One Sessions which will be an invaluable resource for everyone researching the past, according to a release from

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Radon test kits available to borrow from KFPL

November is Radon Awareness Month. Radon is a naturally occurring, radioactive gas that comes from the breakdown of uranium found in rocks and soil, and has been noted in houses in the Kingston area. Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health is encouraging all residents to test their homes

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Learn the ukelele with Uke Can Do It for Adults at KFPL

Always wanted to try playing the ukelele? Here’s your chance to join Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL)’s latest beginner ukulele workshop series! The library’s popular Uke Can Do It for Adults program is back, offering people ages 12 and up the opportunity to learn something new, according to a release

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KFPL, Compassionate Communities Kingston host Advance Care Planning seminar

Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL), in partnership with Compassionate Communities Kingston, is offering an online seminar on Advance Care Planning. “Have you thought about what will be most important to you if you become seriously ill or injured, or near the end of life? Who will speak for you if

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Local poets wanted for KFPL Poet Laureate Mentorship sessions

Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) is looking for six emerging or practicing poets aged 14 or older who are interested in an hour-long one-on-one mentorship session this December with Kingston Poet Laureate Jason Heroux.  If that describes you, KFPL asks you to please submit a sample of your poetry (from

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KFPL hosting three Make-A-Will sessions through November

Does the idea of creating a will fill you with trepidation? Or maybe you’re considering a Power of Attorney for your elderly parents? Estate planning doesn’t have to be scary, and the Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL), along with the Ontario Bar Association are hosting talks to help you learn

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KFPL hosting third financial seminar for women: Saving Taxes in Retirement

The Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) is hosting the third of four instalments of their Financial Literacy for Women series. In this session, participants will learn about the taxes incurred during retirement, and how to plan for and minimize payments. Retirement planning is critical for everyone, and especially for women,

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KFPL invites everyone to register for a library card during Canadian Library Month

The following is a message from Kingston Frontenac Public Library regarding registering for a library card: October is Canadian Library Month and the Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) celebrates the valuable role libraries play in Canadians’ lives! Ontario Public Library Week also falls within this month, October 17 to 23,

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