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Summer Reading Program–Imagine Your Story

Click on the image above or follow this link to register for our online minutes read logging program.

The Kingston Public Library’s Summer Reading Program has started! This program is for children entering K through 6 in the fall and will run until August 15. When you sign up, you’ll get a goodie bucket and your choice of a free book!  Then, when you complete your book bingo or 4 activities online you can choose another free book!  We will have a list of book titles to give away in the coming days, and we’ll be in touch soon when your goodie bucket is ready.  Your goal is to read 900 minutes by August 15.

Participants in this years program can record their reading online through Beanstack, or by using a paper log that they can pick up at the library.  This year The Kingston Public Library Foundation will be donating money to the Kingston Animal Shelter based off our reading minute totals, so make sure to log your reading!

To sign up for the summer reading program visit  If you have any questions please call Mr. Mike at 781-585-0517 or email to

The Imagine Your Story Summer Reading Program is sponsored by the Kingston Public Library, the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, and the Boston Bruins.

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Open a Library Card Online

We recognize that due to the current situation with COVID-19, it’s not possible to visit the Library and open a card.  It’s also difficult to keep busy and entertained when spending so much time at home.  That’s why we have decided to temporally allow for applications for library cards to be submitted online.   If you don’t have a library card, and would like to use one to access our online resources, fill out the form below and we will get back to you soon by email.

Once the Library has re-opened to the public, users who signed up online will have to visit the library in person to keep their cards active.

Once you have your card number, visit our Digital Collections Page to access our online resources.

Patrons under 18 years of age are required to enter their parent, guardian, or teacher’s name in order to apply.  Please use the “Care of” field in the form below to enter a parent or guardians name.


If you are under 18, fill in the name of your parents, guardian, or teacher here

Open a Card and Use it From Home

Open a Card

Click here to open a library card online

Using Your Card From Home

There’s lots you can do from home with your library card.  Check out an ebook, watch a movie, read a newspaper and more!

New Services!

With a growing course catalog of over 500 online classes Universal Class provides continuing education to cover almost any interest. Over 500,000 students around the world have benefited from Universal Class’ unique instructional technologies. With streaming video, website avatars, insightful instructional content, helpful tutors, and a social networking experience, Universal Class offers an engaging and measurable learning experience that can help you reach your educational goals.

Kanopy is an award-winning video streaming service providing access to more than 30,000 independent and documentary films ─  titles of unique social and cultural value from The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, Media Education Foundation, and thousands of independent filmmakers.  You’ll need your Kingston Public Library Card to log in.  Don’t have a card?  Open one online here!

Movies and Books


Magazines & Periodicals

RB Digital for Magazines

For Kids

Overdrive for Kids and Teens

Digital Collections

View all of our digital collections