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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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First talk for KFPL’s Navigating the News series deals with vaccination

The first instalment of Navigating the News, a new monthly talk at the Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL), will feature a discussion on vaccinations led by two doctors who are part of the Queen’s University Pubic Health and Preventative Medicine program. The library said that vaccination is on a lot

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BGC extends hours to provide more youth programs

BGC South East will begin offering expanded and enhanced youth programs on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, which will include programming on weeknights and weekends. “We have learned a lot in this last year of COVID-19 programs,” said Harold Parsons, Executive Director at BGC South East. “We have restructured so we

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Rescheduled: KFPL Live Series – Eye in the Sky: The Hubble Space Telescope

Update (Monday, Oct. 4, 2021): Eye in the Sky: The Hubble Space Telescope, originally scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, has been rescheduled to Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021. According to a media release from the library, anyone who had registered to attend this program has been re-registered for the rescheduled

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KFPL Live presents Financial Literacy for Women series

Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) is hosting a series on financial literacy for women as part of their KFPL Live online programming. The four talks will be held on Tuesdays through the rest of 2021. “Giving women insight into financial literacy helps ensure a secure financial future for women and

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The Incredible Kidney Quest supports Canadians living with kidney disease

The Kidney Foundation has created a fun, outdoor campaign to raise money to support Canadians living with kidney disease. The Incredible Kidney Quest will test you and your team with trivia and take you around your local community to complete a variety of photo and video missions in a unique

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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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