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  • Kingston Community Seed Library Stop by our small but growing seed library located in the lobby!  Take some seeds home and try your hand at gardening this summer! Experienced gardeners and seed savers who wish to share their seeds with the community can leave seeds for others to take! For more information call the library at ... Continue Reading
  • Changes to eBook and eAudiobook Collection On July 1st, we’re introducing a change to our eBook and eAudiobook collection that we’re pretty excited about. We have offered eBooks and eAudiobooks on a number of platforms in recent years. On July 1st, we’ll be streamlining those services a bit and building up the services that work best ... Continue Reading
  • Thank you, Kingston! At the June 26th Town Meeting, residents voted to appropriate funds to create a plan for protecting and updating the library building. A working group has been formed to oversee this project, and we’re excited to get to work. We’ll keep you updated on this page, through our newsletter, and through ... Continue Reading
  • Saturday August 11th – Kingston Waterfront Festival For the third year in a row, we’ll be at the Kingston Waterfront Festival, and we think this year is shaping up to be the biggest and best one yet! We’ll bring crafts and our seed lending library, program information, and more. And we are proud to once again host ... Continue Reading
  • Sunday August 5th – Join us at the Farmers Market! We’ll be at the Kingston Farmers Market every first Sunday from June through October. Visit us for free seeds, program information, crafts, storytimes — our offerings will vary each month. You can even open a a library card at our booth. The Friends of the Library will hold a mini-booksale ... Continue Reading
  • Board Games Now Available for Checkout Board Games Now Available for CheckoutGet in the game!  Board games are now available for checkout at the Kingston Public Library!  Stop by the lobby to check one out today, or browse through our collection here. Continue Reading
  • Boston Bruins 11th annual PJ Drive – 101 Pairs Collected! Boston Bruins PJ Drive LogoThank you to all who donated!  We collected a total of 101 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
  • Little Free Libraries! Little Free Library LogoWhat is a little free library? A Little Free Library is a “take a book, return a book” free book exchange. They come in many shapes and sizes, but the most common version is a small wooden box of books. Anyone may take a book or bring a book to share. ... Continue Reading
  • Libraries Can be More Than Just Books -NY Times 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! Colorful books, spine up, leaning to the rightWatch 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