March Book MadnessHelp celebrate the books you loved in 2017! Over the course of five weeks, Old Colony Library Network is inviting readers to vote online round by round to whittle 32 of the most popular and talked about adult fiction titles of 2017 down to our “champion” book. Winners of each ... Continue Reading
Boston Bruins 11th annual PJ Drive – 77 Pairs Collected!Thank you to all who donated! We collected a total of 77 pairs of PJs! A special thank you to the staff and parents at Crayon College in Kingston and Plymouth for their generous donations!
Over the last 11 years, the Boston Bruins PJ Drive has raised thousands of dollars, and given thousands ... Continue Reading
What is Fake News Presented at the Kingston Public LibraryFake news has been around for as long as human beings could communicate. Of course, over time, the methods of delivery have become more sophisticated. Sometimes it’s as innocuous as Hollywood gossip, while other times fake news can potentially have dire consequences. Fast forward to 2017 with the advent of ... Continue Reading
Allerton Artifacts at the Kingston Public LibraryIn an effort to connect with more members of the Kingston community, the Kingston Public Library has put on display a group of artifacts from the Allerton Archaeological Site. We spoke with the library’s archivist to learn more about this fascinating exhibit.
Buoy Art Exhibit at The Kingston Public LibraryThe Kingston Public Library is having a Gala Fundraising Event on April 7th to kick off a campaign for a new Library in Kingston. Over a dozen local artists decorated buoys as a fundraiser for the proposed new library. PCN stopped in to get the story.
Dungeons & Dragons at Kingston Public LibraryPCN PACTV Community News- The Kingston Public Library hosted a Dungeons and Dragons gaming event for players 13 and over. Dungeons and Dragons is a card game that helps build communications skills and creates a collaborative gaming environment. With wizards, witches, Dungeons and of course Dragons… All who attended had ... Continue Reading
Libraries Can be More Than Just Books -NY TimesLibraries Can Be More Than Just Books
By MATT A.V. CHABAN
SEPT. 18, 2017
New York has an opportunity, one shared by cities across the country, to improve library infrastructure while creating badly needed housing. By using aging branches as sites for development, new libraries may rise with affordable apartments on top. The ... Continue Reading
We all need libraries!Watch We All Need Libraries! a fun, eye-opening 3-minute video about Massachusetts libraries and how much they are valued in their communities. For example, did you know that 5 million people attend the home games of the Patriots, Red Sox, Celtics, and Bruins — and 34 million Massachusetts residents visit ... Continue Reading