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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, 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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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’s Grownup Storytime stays online for fall sessions

Grownup Storytime returns to Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) this fall. The online program allows adults to connect with other readers and, as organizer Margi McKay says, “Why should kids have all the fun?” According to a release from KFPL, even adults enjoy a good storytime, especially with a live

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KFPL continues women’s financial literacy skill-building with focus on retirement

Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) is running a Financial Literacy for Women series, and the second installation will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021. Without financial literacy skills in place, women approaching retirement might find that their savings and planning have not been enough to live comfortably, KFPL said

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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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KFPL’s Reading Buddies program now includes seniors

The popular Readuing Buddies program, available through the Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL), is expanding to serve more people in our communities. Previously, teen volunteers nurtured kids’ literacy skills through in-person, one-on-one reading support and literacy activities. Since the program moved online last year for health and safety, the library

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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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KFPL hosts Haudenosaunee author Alicia Elliott to speak about her memoir

As we approach National Indigenous Peoples Day and Canada Day, Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) is hosting an author talk with Haudenosaunee author Alicia Elliott. She will speak about subjects explored in her memoir A Mind Spread Out On The Ground, which analyses her upbringing amidst institutional oppression. “Understanding lived

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Loyalist Township seeking public input for Infrastructure Master Plan

The Corporation of Loyalist Township is building an Infrastructure Master Plan (IMP) and is looking for input from the public. Completing an Infrastructure Master Plan is an exercise designed to identify the core infrastructure needs, specifically road right-of-way, potable water, wastewater, and stormwater systems within Loyalist Township for the next

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KFPL Live: Iona Whishaw to read from new book A Lethal Lesson

Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) is hosting a Zoom presentation by Iona Whishaw, in which she will read from her newest Lane Winslow Mystery, A Lethal Lesson. “If you’re one of our region’s many fans of British Columbia writer Iona Whishaw and her Lane Winslow mysteries, mark your calendar for

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