Library Building Project Informational Session – October 11, 2017The Kingston Public Library hosts an informational session regarding the proposed new library building project that will be a warrant article for Kingston Special Town Meeting in November 2017. Featuring Library Director Sia Stewart and Plymouth County Treasurer Tom O’Brien moderator. Sia also leads a tour regarding the current state ... 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
Kingston Library Architects Public MeetingThe Kingston Library is in need of a lot of work and upgrading. With planning well underway, architects held a public meeting this month to let the community know some of the proposed designs and plans. PCN was there to bring you some highlights.
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