Local History Room – Past Exhibits

A few of our previous exhibits.

  • OverdriveOverdrive
    With Overdrive and your Kingston Public Library Card you’ll have access to eBooks, audiobooks, and more. New to eBooks? Watch a tutorial on using Overdrive and Libby below. What is Libby?
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  • Book review for “Girls like us” by Christina Alger (From Caroline, age 16)Book review for "Girls like us" by Christina Alger (From Caroline, age 16)
    “I have recently read the book called Girls Like Us, by Christina Alger, and I really enjoyed it. It is about a crime, a body that just got discovered, and the main character, Nell, tries to solve the crime, while discovering what happened to her dad, since her dad died ...
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  • Book review for “Crash of Fate” by Z. Cordova. (from Eme, age 16)Book review for "Crash of Fate" by Z. Cordova. (from Eme, age 16)
    “I really enjoyed this book. I liked how it was its own independent story while in the Star Wars universe. There were also a lot of fun Easter eggs hidden within it.”
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  • Read a great book lately? Or do you have an all-time favorite?Read a great book lately? Or do you have an all-time favorite?
    We’d love to hear about it!  Please let us know what you have been reading, why you liked it and what is about.  Just email Hannele: at hminsk@kingstonpubliclibrary.org and we will put your review up for other teens to enjoy.  You can find more teen book reviews here.
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  • Basic post rulesBasic post rules
    These rules are for basic posts, which are used to Promote Library resources, services and programs Share interesting links and useful information Text Write two to three sentences. Avoid jargon and vendor boilerplate. If you’re writing about a website, include the name of the target site (text Note when a library card is needed. Image Pick from the media ...
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  • Gale Culinary ArtsGale Culinary Arts
    Gale OneFile:  Culinary Arts contains more than five million articles from over 250 major cooking and nutrition magazines, as well as material from books like, About Wine, Introduction to Catering, Advanced Bread and Pastry, and Eat Fit Be Fit. Have your library card ready to find some new recipes.    
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  • RbDigitalRbDigital
      RBdigital is a digital magazine service that offers access to hundreds of popular titles with your library card.  To access RBdigital, have you library card ready and click here.
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  • KPL Facebook feedKPL Facebook feed
    KPL Facebook feed
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  • KPL Seed Library@Home!KPL Seed Library@Home!
    What is a seed library? Seed libraries are a grassroots movement designed to help support local growers, keep up crop diversity, and connect gardeners of all experience and interest levels. Seed libraries work through the efforts of the community to save seeds and share them with their neighbors. Gardeners can browse the ...
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  • Overdrive for TeensOverdrive for Teens
      Borrow and read free ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines from home. It’s easy to get started―all you need is a library card! Have your card ready and follow this link.
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  • PronunciatorPronunciator
    Pronunciator Pronunciator en Español Pronunciator offers the largest ESL curriculum on the planet, with courses taught in 57 non-English languages. Plus citizenship prep for the US and Canada.   ProCitizen ProCitizen en Español Take the citizenship preparation course in English or Spanish.  
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  • Novelist K-8Novelist K-8
    Novelist K-8 can help you find your next exciting read.  Have your library card ready to sign in.
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  • Overdrive for KidsOverdrive for Kids
      Borrow and read free ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines from home. It’s easy to get started―all you need is a library card! Have your card ready and follow this link.
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  • TrueFlixTrueFlix
    TrueFlix provides nonfiction content to help students hone literacy skills, build knowledge of subject-area content, and cultivate 21st Century skills through the inquiry process.
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  • BookFlixBookFlix
    Use BookFlix for PreK+ Reading Readiness
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  • TumbleBooksTumbleBooks
    Read, watch, and learn! TumbleBookLibrary is a curated database of children’s e-books.  Log in with your library card and tumble away.
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  • Category tableCategory table
    This is a proposed streamlined version of categories. Each post should have categories from each column so that it shows up on the page(s) that call it. Each super-category (heading of the table)  has at least one associated page that aggregates posts as they’re made. Featured is for specific audience pages (kids page, ...
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  • Solve the problem with Bedtime MathSolve the problem with Bedtime Math
    Solve the problem with Bedtime Math
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  • Bonus Borrows from HooplaBonus Borrows from Hoopla
    Hoopla is offering Bonus Borrows to our patrons. These are checkouts that will not count against your 10 checkouts per month. To see a list of Bonus Borrows, go to the format you would like borrow such as eBook, movie, audiobook,  or music then click on categories. There you will ...
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  • A to Z Food AmericaA to Z Food America
    A to Z Food America is the world’s largest database of American food, culture, and recipes. It features content and information found nowhere else combined with beautiful graphics and illustrations. Requires a library card.
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