fbpx

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

Tallack Martial Arts hosted Annual Winter Training Festival over Zoom

Last weekend, local martial arts school, Tallack Martial Arts, hosted their 26th Annual Winter Training Festival, though in a different capacity this year. Over 125 participants took part in the annual tradition, which saw 21 master level instructors of Karate, Kung-Fu, Weaponry, and more martial art styles conduct simultaneous seminars

Read more

Live author reading of Yara’s Spring with KFPL

The Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) is hosting a live Zoom event – a reading of Yara’s Spring with authors Jamal Saeed and Sharon E. McKay. Inspired by Jamal Saeed’s own experiences in Syria, this book shows the hardships of war and relocation through the eyes of Yara, whose life

Read more

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

Read more