What’s happening

Some of what’s happening at the Kingston Public Library


  • Story and Craft – Tuesdays and Fridays Starting September 25th 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
  • September Gallery Exhibit – Only For A Moment by Sylvia Vaz This September,  we feature the paintings of Sylvia Vaz. In this exhibit, many of the paintings are of places that have changed or are greatly altered. The others capture a moment in time that is gone. From the Artist: “I have lived in Kingston most of my life and at West Street ... Continue Reading
  • Thursday September 20th at 7pm – Author Talk With Paul Tremblay – The Cabin at the end of the World The Cabin at the End of the World adds an inventive twist to the home invasion horror story in a heart-palpitating novel of psychological suspense. It’s a tense, gripping tale of paranoia, sacrifice, apocalypse, and survival that escalates to a shattering conclusion, one in which the fate of a loving ... Continue Reading
  • Thursday September 20th at 6:30 – Phoenix Book Group Stack of colorful booksThe Phoenix Book Group for sixth graders meets monthly in the Activities Room for dinner, book discussion and arts/crafts. This is the first meeting for the Phoenixes this year, and we’ll be picking out a book for the next meeting. Please RSVP using the online form or by calling Stephanie Legg at ... Continue Reading
  • Friday September 21st 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
  • Youth Advisory Council Meeting – September 24th at 5:30pm Teen members of YACIf you are not a member of the Youth Advisory Council but are interested in learning more about it, we would love to have you join us at a meeting.  Pizza and drinks will be provided.  This meeting can be used for community service. Please call 781-585-0517 x 6284 to sign ... Continue Reading
  • Silver Age Yoga – Tuesdays – September 25 to November 6 at 3:30 Join Kingston resident Suzanne Staples, of Bridge to Presence, LLC, for a donation-based Silver Age Yoga class, on Tuesdays, September 25 to November 6. Silver Age Yoga, sometimes referred to as “Chair Yoga,” provides the benefits of a traditional yoga class; light stretching, muscle strengthening poses, and guided meditation, from the comfort ... 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
  • September 25th 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
  • Thursday September 27th at 10:30 – Bubble Storytime Floating bubblesListen to a short story and dance to the music with bubbles in the background!  All ages, drop-in. Continue Reading
  • October 2nd 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 in the Library Meeting Room. These meetings are open to the public. For more information contact the library at 781-585-0517 Continue Reading
  • October 11th at 4pm – Yoga Storytime Join Mr. Mike on October 11th at 4pm for Yoga Storytime.  We’ll practice breathing & balance, learn some Yoga poses, and read a fun story! For ages 5 and up Registration is required.  Register using the button below, or contact Mike at mslawson@kingstonpubliclibrary.org   Continue Reading
  • October 16th at 7 pm – Kingston Public Library Foundation Meeting 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
  • Wednesdays at 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
  • 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