Category Archives: Upcoming

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Monday July 16th at 3pm – Chess Lessons for Teens

Kristen Anderson from Hudson Chess will be at the Kingston Public Library on July 16th at 2pm  to offer pointers and guidance to players of all skill levels.

 

To register, click the button below.  For more information, contact the library at 781-585-0517 x6284 or visit our online calendar at: www.kingstonpubliclibrary.org.

*space is limited
*registration required

Children’s Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading Program

Children entering grades K-6 in the fall are invited to sign-up for the Kingston Public Library’s Summer Reading Program. Sign-up in the Children’s Room any day between June 12 and August 9 and choose a book to keep from our Summer Reading Book Shelf. In addition, for every five books you read this summer, come back in and choose another book to keep. We’ll give you a reading log to keep track! You can celebrate with us at the end of the program at our annual End-of-Summer Reading Program Cupcake Party. This program is sponsored by the Kingston Public Library, the Friends of the Kingston Public Library, the Kingston Town Employees Union, the Massachusetts Library System, the MBLC and the Boston Bruins.

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Monday July 16th at 5pm – Chess Lessons for Adults

Kristen Anderson from Hudson Chess will be at the Kingston Public Library on July 16th at 5pm  to offer pointers and guidance to adult players of all skill levels.

This class is for adults aged 18 and older.

 

To register, click the button below.  For more information, contact the library at 781-585-0517 x6284 or visit our online calendar at: www.kingstonpubliclibrary.org.

*space is limited
*registration required

Wednesday July 18th at 1pm – Toto the Tornado Kitten

Toto the Tornado Kitten and his friend Jonathan Hall will visit Kingston on Wednesday July 18th at 1pm and share there remarkable story with us. Toto survived the Brimfield Tornado of 2011 with help of Brimfield EMT hero Jonathan Hall and his wife Amy.

Copies of the his book, Toto the Tornado Kitten, will be available for purchase and Toto will be available for petting!  Please register online using button below, and stay tuned for more information on cat rescue. This is a Kingston Community Fun Event.

This program will take place at the Kingston Recreation’s Reed Building located at 33A Summer Street.

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July 31st at 1pm – Didgeridoo Down Under

Children ages 8-15 can register for a demonstration and workshop all about Didgeridoos.

The didgeridoo is a wind instrument developed by Indigenous Australians of northern Australia potentially within the last 1,500 years and still in widespread use today both in Australia and around the world. You’ll create and play a didgeridoo under the expertise of Didgerodoo Down Under Australian Funk Jammers.

Registrtion for this program will begin on July 3

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Wednesdays at 5pm – 2nd and 3rd Grade Reading Club

Come join a new children’s Reading Club. We’ll meet every other week and we’ll be reading from a group-selected book. In addition, we’ll be mixing it up–discussing favorite characters; adding a related craft, game or activity; reading from a kid-friendly theater script and adding costumes for role-playing fun. The goal of this group is to support young readers! Please register your child (or children ) to help with materials planning.  The instructor for this program is Angela Ball.

June meeting dates:

  • June 13th
  • June 27th

July meeting dates:

  • July 11th
  • July 25th