What’s happening

Some of what’s happening at the Kingston Public Library


  • February 3rd – Saturday Book Group The Saturday Book Group for children in the third and fourth grades will meet again on February 3 at 3:00. We’re reading The Wide Window by Lemony Snicket. Please call Stephanie Legg at 781-585-0517 if you would like more information. Continue Reading
  • Saturday February 3rd – Take Your Child to the Library Day On February 3rd, celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day  with us! We’ll have a storytime at 10:30 for all ages featuring new books, you can create a collage “All About Me” in the Children’s Room, or hang out in the Activities Room and build with Legos. We look ... Continue Reading
  • Raising a Reader with Big Ryan Children ages 3 through 6 with a caregiver are invited to sign-up for a fabulously fun workshop focused on storytelling and literacy. Join Big Ryan of Big Ryan’s Tall Tales for a six-week program sponsored by the South Shore Community Action Council. Meeting dates are January 30, February 6, 13, 27, March ... Continue Reading
  • January Gallery & Display Case Exhibit – Paul Chapdelaine This January, the gallery will feature the art work of Paul Chapdelaine. In this exhibit, the scenes feature landscapes in Marshfield and Duxbury. Also, included are several portraits.  The paintings are all created using oils and are painted on wood. Paul began his career in art in the mid 1970’s. Living ... Continue Reading
  • Ada Brewster: Civil War Nurse, Traveler, and Artist   Ada Brewster, born in Kingston on May 25, 1842, lived a fascinating life. She served as a nurse at Lovell General Hopsital in Rhode Island during the Civil War; worked at the U.S. Mint in Carson City, Nevada during the production of the first trade dollar coined by the federal government; ... 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 Programs & Storytime in the Children’s Room   Storytime Schedule for January: Story & Craft: January 5th at 10:30 January 19th at 10:30 January 26th at 10:30 Storytime: January 2nd at 11:00 January 6th at 11:00 January 9th at 11:00 January 20th at 10:30 January 23rd at 11:00 Bubble Storytime: Thursday January 25th at 10:30   Legos at the Library Join us every Monday at 5:00 in the Children’s Room for Legos at ... 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