Save the date

Here are some of the things we’re planning at the Library over the next few months.

  • March Storytimes March StorytimesJoin us in the Children’s Room for a story or two, a song or two and a craft. All ages are welcome, and all children will need to come with a caregiver. No registration necessary.     March storytime dates:  March 3rd, 10th, 17th, 20th, 24th, 27th, & 30th Continue Reading
  • Every Monday – LEGOS at the Library Every Monday - LEGOS at the Library Join the fun every Monday at 5:30 in the Activities Room in the Children’s Department.  Build to our theme, or build anything you like!  For more information contact Mike at the library at 781-585-0517 x6273 or email mslawson@kingstonpubliclibrary.org Continue Reading
  • New Classes in March – Drawing with the Apple Pencil New Classes in March - Drawing with the Apple PencilThis is an opportunity for Library Patrons of all ages to experience the excitement of creating digital art with the latest in tools and software. We will be offering this course during Saturdays for students 8 to 12 starting March 14th.  Classes for ages 13 and older will begin on March ... Continue Reading
  • Automatic Renewals at the Kingston Public Library Automatic Renewals at the Kingston Public LibraryStarting January 2nd Automatic Renewals are Coming to Your Library Account How Does Automatic Renewal Work? Most items (Books, DVDs, CDs, Magazines) will be automatically renewed If you owe $15 or more your automatic renewal will be declined You will receive an email to notify you of successful renewals You will receive an email or ... Continue Reading
  • Weekly – Knotty Knitters Weekly - Knotty KnittersTonight’s meeting of the Knotty Knitters has been cancelled. See you next week. Join 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
  • March 2nd at 6:30 – Women of ’76 March 2nd at 6:30 - Women of '76March is Women’s History month and 2020 marks 100 years since women secured the right to vote.  To mark the occasion, Rita Parisi of Waterfall Productions will be presenting Women of ’76 at the Adams Center on March 2 at 6:30 PM. Meet some of the women of 1776: Baroness von Riedesal, wife ... Continue Reading
  • Tuesday March 3rd at 6:30pm – Library Board of Trustees Meeting Tuesday March 3rd at 6:30pm - Library Board of Trustees MeetingThe Library Board of Trustees meet on the first Tuesday of every month at the Adams Center. Exceptions will be posted on the Kingston Public Library website. These meetings are open to the public. Continue Reading
  • March 5th at 4:15 – Raising a Reader with Big Ryan March 5th at 4:15 - Raising a Reader with Big RyanThe South Shore Family Network presents Raising a Reader featuring Big Ryan’s Tall Tales. Big Ryan welcomes all parents and their children (ages 3-5 years) to come to this 6-week series on making stories where language comes alive. Please register with Debbie Wightman at the SSCA online at dmwightman@sscac.org or ... Continue Reading
  • March 5th and 19th – Chess Club for Ages 8 to 11 March 5th and 19th - Chess Club for Ages 8 to 11Children ages 8-11 are invited to join volunteer chess instructor Michael Ball in the Children’s Room for an hour of chess instruction. We’ll meet bi-monthly on the first and third Thursdays throughout the school year. Continue Reading
  • March 6th at 10:30 – Leigh and Friends March 6th at 10:30 - Leigh and FriendsChildren of all ages are invited to a fun story time 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
  • March 6th at 1pm – Friends of the Kingston Public Library Meeting March 6th at 1pm - Friends of the Kingston Public Library MeetingThe Friends meet the first Friday of the month. We are a group of dedicated volunteer who raise funds year round to provide services to the Library and community. Consider joining the us, new idea and suggestions are most welcome and very important to us. Continue Reading
  • March 6th, 13th, & 20th at 6pm – Ukulele Class Series with Jessica Phillips March 6th, 13th, & 20th at 6pm - Ukulele Class Series with Jessica PhillipsUkulele Class Series with Jessica Phillips Learn basic chords and strumming patterns to prepare for your first song. No experience necessary. This is for ages 11-18, spots are limited and registration is required.  You must be able to attend all three classes. Class dates are Friday March 6th, 13th & 20th at 6:00pm.  ... Continue Reading
  • March 10th at 7 – Kingston Public Speaking Club March 10th at 7 - Kingston Public Speaking ClubThe Kingston Public Speaking Club is an informal group formed to support and develop public speaking skills. Starting in November, this club will meet monthly on the second Tuesday at the Adams Center from 7 to 9pm.  Newcomers are welcome. This program is sponsored by the Kingston Public Library. Continue Reading
  • March 12th at 5:30 – Kingston Public Library Book Group March 12th at 5:30 - Kingston Public Library Book GroupJoin us for interesting discussions of classic and contemporary literature, with a special focus on fiction. We welcome newcomers! We meet on the second Thursday of each month at the Kingston Council on Aging. We begin each meeting with a brown bag supper, and sometimes we bring supper for everyone. This month, we’ll be ... Continue Reading
  • March 26th at 10:30 – Bubbletime! March 26th at 10:30 - Bubbletime!Listen and dance surrounded by bubbles and great music.  For children ages 6 and younger. Continue Reading
  • April 9th – Author Talk with Jennifer Sinsigali – Before the Mayflower April 9th - Author Talk with Jennifer Sinsigali - <i>Before the Mayflower</i>Why would anyone living in civilized places, like England or the Netherlands, even consider boarding the Mayflower and sailing to the New World? With the threat of storms, pirates, and cramped dark conditions, an Atlantic crossing would have been a nightmare. Even if land is reached, the New World is ... Continue Reading
  • April 9th at 5:30 – Kingston Public Library Book Group April 9th at 5:30 - Kingston Public Library Book GroupJoin us for interesting discussions of classic and contemporary literature, with a special focus on fiction. We welcome newcomers! We meet on the second Thursday of each month at the Kingston Council on Aging. We begin each meeting with a brown bag supper, and sometimes we bring supper for everyone. This month, we’ll be ... Continue Reading
  • April 23rd – Author Talk with Scott Smith – The LGBT Superheroes! April 23rd - Author Talk with Scott Smith - <i>The LGBT Superheroes!</i>Lawless and political thugs are pushing poison on the street and corrupting City Hall. But a new force emerges when four quirky friends step up to save their city. Investigative reporters have been chasing down countless conspiracy theories and when they join forces with the quirky friends, the united team ... Continue Reading
  • April 30th – Author Talk with Elissa Altman – Motherland: A Memoir of Love, Loathing, and Longing April 30th - Author Talk with Elissa Altman - <i>Motherland:  A Memoir of Love, Loathing, and Longing</i>After surviving a traumatic childhood in the shadow of her flamboyant mother, Rita, a makeup-addicted former television singer, Elissa Altman has managed to build a very different life, settling in Connecticut with her wife of nearly twenty years. After much time, therapy, and wine, Elissa is at last in a ... Continue Reading
  • May 7th – Author Talk with Hank Philllipi Ryan – The Murder List May 7th - Author Talk with Hank Philllipi Ryan - <i>The Murder List</i>Rachel North, a law student, will unhesitatingly tell you that she is smart, a hard worker, and that she does the right thing. She’s successfully married to a faithful and devoted husband, who also happens to be a lion of Boston’s defense bar, and her internship with the powerful District ... Continue Reading