What’s happening

Some of what’s happening at the Kingston Public Library

 

  • November 13th at 7pm – Special Town Meeting Special Town Meeting will be held at the Kingston Intermediate School on November 13th at 7pm to discuss and vote on a short warrant of articles. You an see the Special Town Meeting warrant here.   Continue Reading
  • Opening Soon – New Teen Room The Kingston Public Library is excited to announce that renovations are now underway for our new Teen Room!  Equipped with colorful furnishings, our new dedicated teen space will give young adults their own area to read, use technology, build and create, and interact with each other. We’ll have something for teens of ... Continue Reading
  • A New Way to Check Out! – meeScan MeeScan is a self-checkout service that works by utilizing your smartphone or tablet’s mobile technology along with the library’s WiFi network.  Unlike conventional self-checkout stations, with meeScan, library patrons can check-out their items from anywhere in the library using their smartphone or tablet. Available for download on iOS, Android, and Blackberry ... Continue Reading
  • Story and Craft – Tuesdays and Fridays at 10:30 Cartoon lion and tiger in front of books. Story time logoDrop-in for a story or two and stay after for a book-themed craft!  This program is available on Tuesdays and will repeat on Fridays. Continue Reading
  • November Gallery Exhibit – Commonwealth of Massachusetts Kingston Senior Art Award Winners This November, the Kingston Public Library will feature local award winners of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Senior Art Competition. For the past four years members of Violet Berry’s oil painting class have been awarded prizes in the competition. This annual event is open to both professional and amateur events. Each year entries ... Continue Reading
  • Wednesday Afternoon Reading Club Stack of booksCome join a new children’s Reading Club for children aged 7-10. We’ll meet every other week and read 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 ... Continue Reading
  • November 13th at 7:30 – Toastmasters The Kingston club, South Shore Soliloquy, was chartered in 1996, and currently has about 30 members. We meet at the Adams Center, 33 Summer Street, on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month, 7:30 — 9:30. For more information please call Ed Craven at 781-771-9302 or e-mail Ed at ejcraven@comcast.net. This program is sponsored by ... Continue Reading
  • November 15th – Author Talk – In the Hurricane’s Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown by Nathaniel Philbrick Nathaniel Philbrick Nathaniel Philbrick’s latest book, In the Hurricane’s Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown, is the thrilling story of the year that won the Revolutionary War. In the fall of 1780 George Washington realized that the only way to defeat the British was with the help ... Continue Reading
  • Friday November 16th at 10:30 – Leigh and Friends Leigh and one of her puppetsChildren of all ages are invited to a fun storytime featuring Leigh and her Puppet Friends. This is a drop-in program and is held in the Children’s Room.  Program sponsored by The Friends of the Kingston Public Library. Continue Reading
  • November 20th at 7:15 – Library Trustees Meeting Clip art image of a public library building The Board of Library Trustees meet on the first Tuesday of every month at the Kingston Town House.  Meeting dates may be changed to accommodate holidays, Town Meetings, and other events. These meetings are open to the public. For more information contact the library at 781-585-0517 Continue Reading
  • November 8th – Author Talk – Bright Deep Water: A Boston Life by David Mehegan Alfred Mehegan was a graduate of the Massachusetts Nautical School and Northeastern University Law School and he served with the U.S. Navy during World War II.  He forged a career and family life in spite of the disadvantages of strife, childhood neglect, and a lifelong struggle with depression and alcohol.  ... Continue Reading
  • November 8th at 5:30pm – 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 at the Kingston Council on Aging. We begin each meeting with a light (and always delicious) supper. You won’t go hungry. This month we’re ... Continue Reading
  • Weekly – Knotty Knitters A basket of yarnJoin 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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