What’s happening

Some of what’s happening at the Kingston Public Library

 

  • November 28th – New Building Information Session Following the affirmative vote at the Nov. 14 Special Town Meeting to put the proposal for a new library to a town-wide ballot vote on December 5th, the Board of Library Trustees and Library Building Study Committee invite residents to participate in a series of information sessions the Library has ... Continue Reading
  • Preschool STEAM Playgroup South Shore Community Action Council’s hour long STEAM playgroup exploring science, technology, engineering and math through everyday activities will be held Wednesdays, November 15th through December 20th. Each program begins at 10:30. Registration is for all six dates and can be done  by calling Debbie Wightman of the South Shore Community ... Continue Reading
  • November 8th to December 8th – Letters to Santa Write your letter to and drop it in the box at the Kingston Public Library! We’ll rush it up to the North Pole and deliver it to Santa. Santa always writes back, so be sure to include a return address and check your mailbox! Letters will be accepted from November 8th until ... Continue Reading
  • Shall We Dance? During November, the lobby display case will feature a selection of photos, invitations, and dance cards from throughout Kingston’s history. Did you know that ballroom etiquette once prescribed ladies to carry dance cards to pencil in the names of gentlemen who had reserved a dance? Or that in 1875, Kingston residents held ... Continue Reading
  • Unleash Your Story Essay Contest Winner! The winner of the Unleash Your Story Essay Contest is 12 year old Caroline McKenna.    Congratulations Caroline!  You can read her work below: Continue Reading
  • Weekly Starting November 15th – STEM Playgroup Preschoolers are invited to bring their favorite caregiver to a fun playgroup offered by the South Shore Community Action Council. Please contact Debbie Wightman from the South Shore Family Network at 508-747-7575 x6247 or dmwightman@sscac.org to register. This program will run every Wednesday from 10:30 to 11:30 through December 20th, 2017 Continue Reading
  • November 2017 – Kingston Council On Aging Oil Painting Class This November, our gallery will exhibit  work by the students of A. Violet Berry in their Wednesday morning oil painting workshops. The students featured in this exhibit are Susan Lee Traft, Gail Burgess, Leanne Berry, Rita Bento, Sue Mrosk, Maralyn “Gig” Paris, Ruth Littman, Diane Wilson, Gladys McGarry, Bill Mello, ... Continue Reading
  • Weekly Programs in the Children’s Room Drop in on Monday evenings at 5:30 for our weekly Legos at the Library makerspace meetings. Your fabulous creations will go on display in the Children’s Room. Continue Reading
  • Weekly – Knotty Knitters Join the Knotty Knitters every Wednesday at the Kingston Public Library from 7 to 9 pm as we share our patterns, techniques and experience with each other in a relaxed and congenial atmosphere. For more information contact Maryanne Driscoll 781-585-0517 x115 mdriscol@kingstonpubliclibrary.org Continue Reading
  • New at the Library: Adult Launch Pads       Playaway LaunchPads are the first-ever secure, pre-loaded interactive learning tablets. Pre-loaded, ad-free, high quality interactive content.  Each device comes with 10+ apps. 100% secure – No risk of exposure to unintended content. Durable – LaunchPads come in a protective bumper that ensures device durability. External speakers and headphone jack. Investigate your favorite subjects, learn a ... Continue Reading
  • November 30th – Ken Brack Especially For You  Ken Brack is a narrative nonfiction author moved by how people grow through catastrophic ordeals.His forthcoming book, Especially For You, (due out in October 2017) tells the wrenching and ultimately uplifting stories of families who find a new purpose after unspeakable loss. The work casts fresh light on our responses to ... Continue Reading