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KFPL hosts Ujima Winter Storytime in celebration of Black History Month

Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) and the Black Luck Collective have announced Ujima Winter Storytime, a pair of live online children’s programs pairing KFPL programmers with guest readers from the Kingston Black Community. On the third day of Kwanzaa, observers of the holiday honour “Ujima”, a commitment to active and

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New program, Uke Can Do It For Adults, launching at KFPL

Many people have found relief from the stresses of lockdown by taking up new hobbies or rediscovering old ones, like breadmaking, handwork, or playing a musical instrument. Kingston Frontenac Public Library offers a number of creative ideas for entertainment during the long winter, not to mention our current lockdown situation.

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All branches of KFPL to return to curbside pick up

Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) announced they will be returning to curbside pick up at all sixteen branches, after the provincial government announcement of a month-long lockdown for most of Ontario. Beginning Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, library patrons will be required to reserve books through the library’s online system and

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KFPL now opening branches with limited capacity

Four branches of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) are now open for visitors. The Central, Calvin Park, Isabel Turner and Sydenham locations are open and operational, with varying hours. “We look forward to welcoming our patrons back into our spaces,” says Director, Branch Experience, Nicole Charles. “We appreciate our

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Children’s Summer Programs Go Digital at KFPL

Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) is excited to announce that their summer programming for kids is now available virtually. Children can enjoy their favourite library programs, including Family Storytime, and Baby and Me, along with some special summer programs. “We are offering a combination of live and recorded programs for

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KFPL asking community to share their COVID-19 pandemic stories

The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting us all in different ways. Parents are struggling to help with distance learning — many trying to work from home themselves. Businesses are faced with uncertain futures. Careers, health and livelihoods are all at risk. Life is thoroughly disrupted. These are the stories waiting to

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KFPL to launch favourite children’s programming online

A team of programmers from Kingston Frontenac Public Library branches across the city are busy preparing videos to share with children and families who are safe at home during this pandemic. “We’re really excited about this new initiative,” said Kim Sutherland-Mills, Manager of Programming and Outreach at Kingston Frontenac Public

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