What’s happening

Some of what’s happening at the Kingston Public Library

 

  • Tuesdays from 10 to 4 – Tabletop Games in the Children’s Room Starting June 12th, stop in the Children’s and Activities Room every Tuesday from 10-4 and play Chess, Checkers and other board games. For more information contact: Stephanie Legg   781-585-0517   slegg@kingstonpubliclibrary.org Continue Reading
  • August 1st at 7pm – ScienceTellers ScienceTellers are back for another fun program at the Kingston Public Library. Children ages 6+ can sign-up to enjoy a fabulous story told through science experiments!   Register using the button below.  Call the library at 781-585-0517 x6273 for more information.   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
  • Children’s Summer Reading Program – Through August 14th Children entering grades K-6 in the fall are invited to sign-up for the Kingston Public Library’s Summer Reading Program. Sign-up in the Children’s Room any day between June 12 and August 9 and choose a book to keep from our Summer Reading Book Shelf. In addition, for every five books you ... Continue Reading
  • Teen Summer Reading – Through August 24th Join us for the Teen Summer Reading Program at the Kingston Public Library!  Sign-ups begin on June 25th, and the program will run through August 24th.  All teens who sign up will receive a free goodie bag! Teens who submit a book review will be entered into a drawing for a ... Continue Reading
  • July Gallery Exhibit – Fan Art Exhibit This July,  we are delighted to display the artwork contributed to our ‘5th Annual Fan Art Exhibit and Contest.’  The artists range in age from 12 to 17. This year, we have teens from both Kingston and Pembroke who have shared their talents with us. There are characters from both contemporary ... Continue Reading
  • Storytime Schedule for July Story and Craft Children of all ages are invited to drop-in the Children’s Room for a story and craft.  Programs start at 10:30 July 6th July 13th July 20th July 27th                     PJ Storytime PJ Storytime is back for the summer. Drop-in and listen to new books and classic tales. All Ages through August ... Continue Reading
  • Throughout July – Introduction To Music Music Notes Children ages 4 and up are invited to sign-up for an Introduction to Music class that includes learning to play a simple song on an electric piano as well as basic music theory. This program is taught by pianist Shu-Hui Chen. Sign-up for one or more classes by visiting our ... 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
  • Firday July 20th 4:30 to 7:30 – Teen Gaming Night Gaming Night for Teens! Board games, and a Wii U tournament. Bring your friends or make some new ones. Snacks will be abundant!   Continue Reading
  • Monday July 23rd at 6pm – Fan Artist Reception Join student artists from Kingston and the surrounding towns to view and celebrate their fan art creations!  Light refreshments will be served. For more information contact Hannele at 781-585-0517 x6284 Continue Reading
  • July 31st at 1pm – Didgeridoo Down Under Children ages 8-15 can register for a demonstration and workshop all about Didgeridoos. The didgeridoo is a wind instrument developed by Indigenous Australians of northern Australia potentially within the last 1,500 years and still in widespread use today both in Australia and around the world. You’ll create and play a didgeridoo ... Continue Reading
  • August 3rd at 1pm – Friends of the Kingston Public Library Meeting Friends of the library logo The Friends meet the first Friday of the month at 1p.m. in the Library meeting room. We are a group of dedicated volunteers who raise funds year round to provide services to the Library and the Community. Consider joining us — new ideas and suggestions are most welcome and very important ... Continue Reading
  • Sunday August 5th – Join us at the Farmers Market! We’ll be at the Kingston Farmers Market every first Sunday from June through October. Visit us for free seeds, program information, crafts, storytimes — our offerings will vary each month. You can even open a a library card at our booth. The Friends of the Library will hold a mini-booksale ... Continue Reading
  • Monday August 6th at 6pm – Star Wars Symposium Image - Star Wars Symposium Logo Join us for an afternoon of Star Wars at the Kingston Council on Aging!  This is a family program open to fans of all ages.   Come dressed as a character for a costume contest. (Costumes are optional.) Learn about the history of Star Wars, and explore the traveling Star Wars museum.  Bring ... Continue Reading
  • August 7th 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
  • Friday August 10th at 1pm – Cupcake Wars! Put your decorating skills to work and create a Library-themed or Music-themed cupcake presentation! Libraries Rock! is the Summer Reading theme this year…so we want to see what you can come up with to make a cupcake that represents that idea. The cupcakes, frosting and decorating tools will be supplied, but you must provide the ... Continue Reading
  • YAC Meeting – July meeting time will be posted here. 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
  • Awards, Medals, and Certificates, Oh My!   Scattered across the collections of the Local History Room, we have a sampling of items that represent the achievements—both great and small—that marked the lives of Kingston’s residents. From volunteering with the Girl Scouts to Citizen of the Year, these objects commemorate just a few of the accomplishments of this ... 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