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Grownup Storytime Online at KFPL returns this spring

A new round of Kingston Frontenac Public Library’s Grownup Storytime Online will run through the month of May, still in a socially distanced form until in-person programs resume.   “Listening to audiobooks has long been popular among adults, but there’s something special about listening to someone read to you, live

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KFPL Live presents The Battle of Normandy

One of the pivotal events of WWII, the Battle of Normandy in 1944 was a massive operation by the Allied forces, commemorated worldwide in 2019 on its 75th anniversary. Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) is delighted to host Memory Project speaker Darryl Casselman in this online examination of Canada’s role in

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KFPL presents An Evening with Patricia Robertson

Patricia Robertson, Winnipeg writer and past Writer-in-Residence at Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL), is holding an interactive online presentation later this month. She will read from her latest book and hold a Q&A session on her work. “Patricia Robertson’s latest book Hour of the Crab is an intriguing collection of

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Poet Laureate offering workshop on ‘Writing Joy’ through KFPL

April is National Poetry Month, and, in celebration, Kingston Frontenac Public Library is hosting an online Poetry Writing Workshop, Writing Joy: How to Write a Joyful Poem in Troubled Times, with Kingston Poet Laureate Jason Heroux. “Joy has taken a backseat for most of this past year, as we’ve all

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POSTPONED: Pitch-In returns for 2021: Promoting a safe and litter-free Kingston

Update (Apr. 8, 2021): Pitch-In Kingston will be postponed in response to the Province-wide stay-at-home order, which came into effect today, Thursday, Apr. 8, 2021 at 12:01 a.m. The annual community-wide clean up was initially planned for April 18-25. “The health and safety of our community is top priority,” says

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UHKF hosting Mental Health Break webinar

The University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF) and the YGK Healthcare Champions, a UHKF volunteer group, invites the community to take a virtual Mental Health Break on April 16, 2021. The webinar, Mental Health Break: Resiliency During an Ongoing Pandemic, will take place at noon on Friday, Apr. 16, 2021. According

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March of the Museums goes virtual — in April

The Kingston Association of Museums, Art Galleries and Historic Sites (KAM) have announced their March of the Museum event will take place this year, though with some significant changes. Due to the pandemic, and the change to the regular school March Break, the event will happen in April, and has

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Marketing For Good trade show moves online

Every year, Advertising and Marketing Communications students from St. Lawrence College create a trade show to benefit charities, and provide real world marketing experience. Despite the restrictions presented by Covid-19, the three-hour live trade show, called Marketing for Good, will take place this year, in an online format. A group

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Grownup Storytime continues its digital format into winter months

As the days grow shorter, the Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) is continuing Grownup Storytime in its digital format. On Mondays, from November 9 through December 14, 2020, grownups can relax at home, and listen to some short readings over Zoom from noon until 1 p.m. each week. Grownup storytime

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KFPL marks Science Literacy Week with online presentation

Science Literacy Week 2020 will take place September 21 to 27 across Canada. As part of this year’s diverse celebrations, the Kingston Public Library (KFPL) is hosting Lindsey Carmichael, author of The Boreal Forest: A Year in the World’s Largest Land Biome, for an online presentation of A Book is

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