Local History Room – Past Exhibits

A few of our previous exhibits.

  • Make a Fidget Spinner with Ella BMake a Fidget Spinner with Ella B
    Learn how to make your very own fidget spinner with Ella B from the Kingston Public Library Youth Advisory Council!
    Continue Reading
  • Visit a koala!Visit a koala!
    We’re happy to let you know that you can learn about koala bears and porcupines and more through the Roger Williams Zoo’s Preschool Adventures. It’s part of our Museum Pass programs, funded by the Friends. Pick your story here Use the password Librarypassmember Set off on your zoo adventure!
    Continue Reading
  • Printing for curbside pickup
    Pickup hours are Mondays 1 – 7 and Tuesdays-Fridays 11 – 4. More details can be found here. If you submit a form and don’t hear from us within 3 days, please call us at 781-585-0517 and we’ll straighten it out. Thanks for your patience.  
    Continue Reading
  • Curbside pickup email form
    Pickup hours are Mondays 1 – 7 and Tuesdays-Fridays 11 – 4. More details for this service can be found here. If you submit a form and don’t hear from us within 3 days, please call us at 781-585-0517 and we’ll straighten it out. Thanks for your patience.
    Continue Reading
  • Printing for Curbside Pickup – Available NowPrinting for Curbside Pickup - Available Now
    The Kingston Public Library is now offering printing with curbside pickup. An OCLN library card is required. If you don’t have one, get a Kingston card here. Your first five pages are free and the charge is 20¢ per page after that. Please be aware that we cannot guarantee complete privacy, though ...
    Continue Reading
  • Curbside PickupCurbside Pickup
    The Kingston Public Library is now offering curbside pickup.  OCLN libraries are sending and receiving materials and ComCat – the Commonwealth Catalog – is up and running once again. Printing for curbside pickup click here Hours for curbside pickup: Monday: 1pm to 7pm Tuesday through Friday: 11am to 4pm Ways you can place a hold: Through ...
    Continue Reading
  • Paper Ninja Stars with Abby from YACPaper Ninja Stars with Abby from YAC
    Learn how to make a paper ninja star with Abby from the Kingston Public Library’s Youth Advisory Committee.
    Continue Reading
  • Ella from the Youth Advisory Council – Swinging Snail CraftElla from the Youth Advisory Council - Swinging Snail Craft
    Join Ella from the Kingston Public Library’s Youth Advisory Council and learn how to make a swinging snail craft!  What to join or find out more about YAC?  Click here! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a2hpk96kDxo
    Continue Reading
  • LOVE Bracelet with Ella C.LOVE Bracelet with Ella C.
    Follow along with Ella C and create a LOVE bracelet in Binary Code using pony beads. https://www.facebook.com/jennie.mclauthlen/videos/3170977589628037/
    Continue Reading
  • Star Wars Day Craft with Eme & BrookStar Wars Day Craft with Eme & Brook
    Kids Star Wars Day craft with Eme & Brook of the KPL Youth Advisory Council. MAY THE 4th BE WITH YOU! https://www.facebook.com/jennie.mclauthlen/videos/3159525914106538/
    Continue Reading
  • Stories with Mr. Mike and Miss HollyStories with Mr. Mike and Miss Holly
    Join Mr. Mike from the Kingston Public Library and Miss Holly from the Holmes Public Library in Halifax for a storytime about dogs! https://youtu.be/rFyZWN2Rd_4     Fun Doggy Storytime Activities: Cosmic Kids Yoga – Dog on the Moon https://youtu.be/v9W8iV4AJYQ Art for Kids Hub – Learn how to draw a dog! https://youtu.be/NatsdDyn6yY   GoNoodle – Doggy Mindfulness https://youtu.be/eSUbuM3pT4E
    Continue Reading
  • Kingston Public Library YouTube ChannelKingston Public Library YouTube Channel
    The staff of the Kingston Public Library have curated playlists on the these topics: Do It Yourself (DIY), Library/Community, History, Live Music, Music, Science, and Natural World.  Click here to visit our YouTube channel. Keep checking back as we’ll be updating our channel with new content!
    Continue Reading
  • Paperback Book Crafts With Debbie Grace – Birdhouses & Fairy HousesPaperback Book Crafts With Debbie Grace - Birdhouses & Fairy Houses
    Join Library Trustee Debbie Grace and learn how to make a birdhouse or a fairy house out of an old paperback book.  Check out Kingston Community Fun’s Facebook Page to see more fun activities!  
    Continue Reading
  • Friday June 5th at 10:30am – Leigh and Friends from HomeFriday June 5th at 10:30am - Leigh and Friends from Home
    Join Leigh and her puppet friends for a fun storytime from home!  Leigh will be sharing her performance through Zoom remote conferencing software.  If you don’t have Zoom, and would like to participate, visit the Zoom website to download the software or find out more. Leigh and Friends from Home will ...
    Continue Reading
  • Universal ClassUniversal Class
    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 ...
    Continue Reading
  • Projekt 1065 Alan GratzProjekt 1065 Alan Gratz
    Here is a review from Brook, age 14, for the book  “Project 1065” by Alan Gratz: “A very interesting historical fiction that kept me on the edge of my seat. It was exciting and I didn’t want to stop reading it.  The challenges that Michael, the main character, went through were ...
    Continue Reading
  • HooplaHoopla
    Hoopla is a digital media service  that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV!  To log in to Hoopla, have you library card ready and click here.
    Continue Reading
  • GCF Learn FreeGCF Learn Free
    GCFLearnFree.org offers more than 200 topics, including more than 7,000 lessons, more than 1,000 videos, and more than 50 interactives and games, completely free.  Find free instructions in many areas.
    Continue Reading
  • KanopyKanopy
    Watch over 30,000 Documentaries, Classic and Indie Films. On Desktop, Mobile and Roku.  Have your Kingston Public Library card ready! First time using Kanopy? Watch a short tutorial below to learn the basics With Kanopy for kids, you get unlimited monthly checkouts!
    Continue Reading
  • NovelistPlusNovelistPlus
    NovelistPlus is the secret to finding your next great read!  Find expert read-alike recommendations, browse books by genre, character features, story elements, mentions in the media, and more.   To use NovelistPlus, have your library card ready and follow this link  
    Continue Reading