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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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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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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

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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

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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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An Interview and Q&A with author Bob Joseph, hosted by KFPL

Join Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) and Bob Joseph for a live discussion about his book 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act, following a group viewing of his pre-recorded TVO interview. Explore the troubled history of the Act, and how Indigenous populations can work towards self-determination despite

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KFPL to host MAW: A Community Celebration of the Vocal Arts

Tone Deaf Kingston, Ontario’s annual festival of adventurous sound performance, has partnered with King Con and Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) to present MAW: A Community Celebration of the Vocal Arts. This special Kingston-edition of comics author and artist Georgia Webber’s immersive concert series, “MAW,” will take place Saturday, Dec.

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KFPL resumes Constellations lecture series with Eternity Martis

Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) has announced the return of their Constellations lecture series. The first Zoom event this season will happen on Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 6:30 p.m. and feature Eternity Martis, author of They Said This Would Be Fun: Race, Campus Life, and Growing Up, the KFPL said

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