What’s happening

Some of what’s happening at the Kingston Public Library

  • Tell us! – What do You Love About Your Library? Please visit OCLN’s Wired to Reach You site and take a moment to tell us how your library impacts your life.  Your stories will be shared with state legislators and your local library officials.     Networks and libraries across the Commonwealth, including OCLN, are wired together to create opportunities for you to gain access ... Continue Reading
  • Boston Bruins 12th annual PJ Drive Boston Bruins LogoFew things in life are as comforting as snuggling up in a warm pair of PJs and listening to a story. Unfortunately, for many children across Massachusetts living under financial hardship, this comfort is out of reach. The Kingston Public Library is committed to helping to solve this problem by ... Continue Reading
  • February 25th at 1:00 – ImagArena More than a typical building workshop, ImagArena combines the spirit of an art program, the materials of a building workshop, and the framework of a video game to provide a program that entertains and engages everyone! This program takes place at the Kingston Council on Aging and is for ages 5+. ... Continue Reading
  • Every Monday – LEGOS at the Library LEGOs at the Library Logo Join the fun every Monday at 5:30 in the Activities Room in the Children’s Department.  Build to our theme, or build anything you like!  For more information call the library at 781-585-0517 x6273 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
  • February 28th at 10:30 – Raising a Reader with Big Ryan hildren ages 3-6 and their caregiver are invited to drop-in and discover the joy of storytelling with Big Ryan.   This program is sponsored by the South Shore Community Action Council. All participants will be registered during the program. Please contact Debbie Wightman at  508-747–7575 x6247 for more information.department.   Continue Reading
  • February 19th at 7 pm – Kingston Public Library Foundation Meeting The Kingston Public Library Foundation meets on the third Tuesday of the month at the Kingston Town House.  Meeting dates may be changed to accommodate holidays, Town Meeting, and other events. For more information contact Sia Stewart sstewart@kingstonpubliclibrary.org 781-585-0157 x6286 Visit the KPL Foundation webpage to learn more about what they ... Continue Reading
  • February 27th at 6pm – Chess Club for Grades 4 to 6 Closeup of chessboardChildren in the fourth, fifth and sixth grades are invited to sign-up for an hour of chess play and instruction. Make new friends and learn new chess moves. Please use register using the online form below or call 781-585-0517 x 6273. Michael Ball is the instructor for this club.   Continue Reading
  • February 27th – Introduction to Drawing With the Apple Pencil for Ages 13 and up The Apple Pencil is a remarkable tool for learning to draw and create really impressive art work! It’s also really fun! The Kingston Public Library is offering a three week course to introduce you to the iPad and Apple Pencil. This course will run on consecutive Wednesdays: February 27, March 6 and ... Continue Reading
  • February Gallery and Display Case Exhibit – The Art of the Book by Judith Campbell This February, our gallery features small handmade books created by Judith Campbell. This exhibit is a display of unique Fine Art books that are both art and fine craft. The display case features the tools and materials to create these small handmade books. Judith makes these books with and without words. ... Continue Reading
  • March 2nd – Introduction to Drawing With the Apple Pencil for Children Ages 9 to 12 The Apple Pencil is a remarkable tool for learning to draw and create really impressive art work! It’s also really fun! The Kingston Public Library is offering a three week course to introduce children ages 9-12 to the iPad and Apple Pencil. This course will run on consecutive Saturdays: March 2, ... 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
  • February 21st at 11am & February 23rd at 2pm – Teen Makerspace CD Art CD Wall Art Makerspace! Stop by and create your own unique design using old cds, paint and imagination!   February 21st program February 23rd program       Continue Reading
  • February 23rd at 10:30am Page Turners Book Group Image - Outlines of two faces speaking with eachother Calling all readers age 11-17!  Help kick start our new Teen Book Club.  Join the discussion and help us choose our first book. To register, use the button below or contact Hannele at 781-585-0517   Continue Reading
  • February 23rd at 1pm – Fan-fold Book Making Workshop with artist Judith Campbell Have you seen Judith Campbell’s artist-books in this month’s Art Exhibit? Curious about how to make your own? Learn how at a workshop for adults and children ages 10 or older. Children 12 and under must come with an adult. Learn the techniques and let your imagination run wild as you create ... 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! 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 781-585-0517 x6285 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
  • New item for checkout – Mobile WiFi Hotspots Want to stream the big game but the power is out?  Can’t get Wi-Fi service on vacation? Using up too much of your data plan while on the road?  The Kingston Public Library has the solution – mobile Wi-Fi hotspots. Kingston’s “library of things” continues to expand with more items you may not ... 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