Category Archives: Adult Programs

Use this category for all adult programs.

Thursday May 2nd – Thomas Clavin – Valley Forge

Valley Forge is the riveting true story of a nascent United States toppling an empire. Using new and rarely seen contemporaneous documents — and drawing on a cast of iconic characters and remarkable moments that capture the innovation and energy that led to the birth of our nation — Bob Drury and Tom Clavin provide the definitive account of this seminal and previously undervalued moment in the battle for American independence.

Tom Clavin is the author or coauthor of sixteen books. He is currently the investigative features correspondent for Manhattan Magazine. He lives in Sag Harbor, New York



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May 9th at 5:30 – Kingston Public Library Book Group

Join us for interesting discussions of classic and contemporary literature, with a special focus on fiction. We welcome newcomers!

We meet on the second Thursday of each month, usually at the Kingston Council on Aging. This month’s meeting will be at the Faunce School. We begin each meeting with a brown bag supper, and sometimes we bring supper for everyone.

The reading selection for this month is Small Great Things, by Jodi Picoult. If you would like the Library to help you locate a copy, please call 781-585-0517. Come and join the discussion!

Questions?  Contact Anna Kelley, group facilitator, at 781-585-0589 or

April 19th at 7pm – Your Voice Matters! A Story and Poetry Open Mic Event

PACTV, the Kingston Public Library, and the Kingston Council on Aging are proud to announce Your Voice Matters!  A Story and Poetry Open Mic Event!

You have a story you’ve told many times – why not share it? We are excited to hear your original poetry, spoken word, or story!

Share your original story, comedy, poetry, or spoken word in a six minute time slot!  To sign up to perform, email Elizabeth at 

This event will take place at the Kingston Council on Aging located at 30 Evergreen Street.  Doors will open at 6:30pm.  This event will be recorded and played on PACTV’s Community and YouTube channels.

April 24th at 7pm – Crime in the Catacombs: A True Crime Podcast Club

Join us on April 24th at 7pm for our second monthly meeting of Crime in the Catacombs:  A True Crime Podcast Club. This month we’ll be discussing the podcast “Up and Vanished” Season 2 as well as picking our topic for May. The podcast can be found for free on various apps including Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, and Spotify.

Our monthly meetings will take place at the Adams Center located at 33 Summer Street in Kingston. For more information contact the library at 781-585-0517.

The podcasts for this group often contain mature themes and may not be appropriate for sensitive listeners. This event is for ages 18 and up and registration is not required.

Thursday April 25th – Peter Swanson – Before She Knew Him

From the hugely talented author of The Kind Worth Killing comes an exquisitely chilling tale of a young suburban wife with a history of psychological instability whose fears about her new neighbor could lead them both to murder.

Peter Swanson’s novels have been translated into 30 languages. A graduate of Trinity College, the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and Emerson College, he lives in Somerville, Massachusetts.



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May 10th at 4pm – Birds & Blossoms with Ellyn Einhorn

Do you want to know more about the birds you see and hear around you, and the blossoming wild plants that are emerging with the warm spring weather? You’re invited to explore the world of wildflowers and wildlife outside the Kingston Council on Aging with naturalist Ellyn Einhorn in Birds and Blossoms, a nature program for all ages.

Join Ellyn for a short hike to look and listen for signs of spring, identify birdsong and wildflowers. Participants will take a closer look at the natural world using magnifying glasses and binoculars. Come prepared for weather conditions. Wear sturdy footwear. Magnifying glasses and binoculars will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own. The program takes place at the Council on Aging at 30 Evergreen Street on May 10th from 4 to 5:30 pm.

To register, use the button below or contact the library at 781-585-0517

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