What’s happening

Some of what’s happening at the Kingston Public Library

 

  • Wednesdays 5pm – 2nd and 3rd Grade Reading Club Stack of colorful books 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 ... Continue Reading
  • June 2nd – New England Electric Auto Association Hybrid/Electric Ride & Drive Event On Saturday June 2nd, the New England Electric Auto Association (NEEAA) will be hosting a hybrid/electric car show and ride-and-drive event at the Kingston Public Library, 6 Green Street, Kingston MA, from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. Several dealers including Tracy Chevrolet, Colonial Ford, Tufankjian Hyundai, and Sullivan Brothers Nissan and ... Continue Reading
  • May 18th – Story and Craft Clip art image of a woman reading to children in a circle Children of all ages are invited to drop-in for a fun storytime that includes a themed craft! Storytime begins at 10:30   Continue Reading
  • Wednesdays at 7pm – PJ Storytime Clip art image of a woman reading to children in a circle PJ Storytime is back for the summer! Drop-in and listen to new books and classic tales.  Every Wednesday at 7pm.  All Ages through August 8. Continue Reading
  • Friday May 18th at 3pm – Improve Your Chess Skills for Kids & Teens Closeup of chessboardKristen Anderson from Hudson Chess will be at the Kingston Public Library on May 18th at 3pm  to offer pointers and guidance to players of all skill levels. This session is for players 8 to 15 years old. For adults, see our program on Friday May 21st at 1pm. To register, click the ... Continue Reading
  • May Gallery Exhibit – “Observational Watercolors” An Exhibition by the Silver Lake Middle School 8th Grade Art Students This May, our gallery and reading area feature the watercolor paintings of the Silver Lake Middle School 8th Grade Art Students. The 8th grade painting and drawing classes at Silver Lake Middle School present their observational watercolors in this show. Painting and drawing is one of the three art elective classes ... Continue Reading
  • Combating an Invasive Species: The Gypsy Moth Infestation   Today, we may see gypsy moths outside our homes or in our woodlands and think nothing of them, but this insect has a tumultuous history in the United States. In 1869, an amateur entomologist imported this species from Europe to his home in Medford, Massachusetts. He intended to use the moths to ... Continue Reading
  • Weekly Programs & Storytime in the Children’s Room for May Cartoon lion and tiger in front of books. Story time logoStorytime Schedule for May: Story & Craft: Friday May 4th at 10:30 Friday May 18th at 10:30 Friday  May 25th at 10:30 Storytime: Tuesday May 1st at 11:00 Tuesday May 8th at 11:00 Tuesday May 15th at 11:00 Tuesday May 22nd at 11:00 Tuesday May 29th at 11:00 Bubble Storytime: Thursday May 24th at 10:30 PJ Storytime: Wednesday  May 2nd at 7:00pm Wednesday May 9th ... Continue Reading
  • STEM Playgroup for Preschoolers STEM Logo Children ages 3-6 with a caregiver are invited to attend a STEM Playgroup sponsored by the South Shore Community Action Council. This is a six-week program and registration is strongly suggested due to space consideration.   This program is full – To be put on a waiting list please contact Debbie Wightman ... Continue Reading
  • Monday May 21st at 1pm – Improve Your Chess Skills for Adults Closeup of chessboardKristen Anderson from Hudson Chess will be at the Kingston Public Library on May 21st at 1pm  to offer pointers and guidance to players of all skill levels. This session is for players 18 and older. For kids, see our program on Friday May 18th at 3pm. To register, click the button below.  ... Continue Reading
  • Tuesday May 22nd at 7:30 – Toastmasters Toastmasters International logoThe Kingston club, South Shore Soliloquy, was chartered in 1996, and currently has about 30 members. We meet at the Kingston Public Library 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.   Continue Reading
  • Tuesday May 29th at 7 pm – Kingston Public Library Foundation The Kingston Public Library Foundation meets on the third Tuesday of the month in the Library Meeting Room.  For more information contact Sia Stewart sstewart@kingstonpubliclibrary.org 781-585-0157 x6286 Visit the KPL Foundation webpage to learn more about what they do. Continue Reading
  • Kids Book Group – Night Readers The moon reading a book Night Readers is a book group for children in the fifth and sixth grades.  We meet on the second Thursday of every month from 6 to 7:30. For more information and to RSVP please contact Stephanie Legg at 781-585-0517 x 6282 or slegg@kingstonpubliclibrary.org Next Meeting:  June 14th at 6:30 pm.       This month we’re ... 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 – Being installed now! 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
  • 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