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

  • Spring 2021 Author TalksSpring 2021 Author Talks
    Our Spring 2021 Author Talks program runs from March to May. We’re excited to share this  virtual series  with you. Take a look at the complete list here, and sign up to join us.
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  • January 22nd at 4pm – Winter Wonderland Art Class for TeensJanuary 22nd at 4pm - Winter Wonderland Art Class for Teens
    “Winter Wonderland” virtual Art Class for tweens and teens.  Taught by Art Teacher Melissa Kowal. Ages 10-18. Reserve your spot now, space is limited and registration is required.  
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  • March 18th at 7pm – Virtual Author Talk – Cass R SunsteinMarch 18th at 7pm - Virtual Author Talk - Cass R Sunstein
    How much information is too much? Do we need to know how many calories are in the popcorn that we bought on our way into the movie theater? Do we want to know if we are genetically predisposed to a certain disease? Can we do anything useful with next week’s ...
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  • April 1st at 7pm – Author Talk – Tobey PearlApril 1st at 7pm - Author Talk - Tobey Pearl
    In Providence, Plymouth Colony in 1638 a young Nipmuc tribesman, returning home from trading beaver pelts, is fatally stabbed in a robbery near Plymouth Colony by a white runaway servant and fellow rogues. Fighting for his life, the tribesman is able with his final breaths to reveal the details of ...
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  • April 22nd at 7pm – Author Talks – Fredrik LogevallApril 22nd at 7pm - Author Talks - Fredrik Logevall
    John F. Kennedy’s meteoric rise to become the youngest elected president cemented his status as one of the most mythologized figures in American history. While hagiographic portrayals of his dazzling charisma, reports of his extramarital affairs, and disagreements over his political legacy have come and gone since his death, these ...
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  • April 29th at 7pm – Author Talk – Ted WidmerApril 29th at 7pm - Author Talk - Ted Widmer
    As a divided nation plunges into the deepest crisis in its history, Abraham Lincoln boards a train for Washington and his inauguration—an inauguration Southerners have vowed to prevent. In Lincoln on the Verge: Thirteen Days to Washington, a book that Doris Kearns Goodwin calls “A book for our time”, Ted ...
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  • May 13th at 7pm – Virtual Author Talk – Joseph BagleyMay 13th at 7pm - Virtual Author Talk - Joseph Bagley
    As Boston approaches its 400th anniversary, it is remarkable that it still maintains its historic character despite constant development. In Boston’s Oldest Buildings and Where to Find Them, City Archaeologist Joseph Bagley features fifty buildings that all pre-date 1800 and illustrate the city’s early history. This is the first book ...
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  • Virtual Sensory Storytimes through FebruaryVirtual Sensory Storytimes through February
    Through a Library Services and Technology Act Grant, the Kingston Public Library has teamed up with the Kennedy Donovan Center to bring you virtual sensory storytimes. Sign up for a program here.  Once you’re signed up, we’ll let you know when your grab and go craft bag is ready.   Then you ...
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  • It’s almost Town Meeting TimeIt's almost Town Meeting Time
    Town Meeting begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, August 8. As of July 27, the venue is the Kingston Collection, 101 Kingston Collection Way, in the space next to the movie theater,  formerly occupied by K1 Speed. Kingston’s Town Meeting is run according to Town Meeting Time: A Handbook of Parliamentary ...
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  • Volunteer roles
    These are our current and upcoming opportunities for volunteers. Greeters Greeters will be scheduled for 2-hour shifts and will be stationed near the Library entrance. We will train you to welcome the public back to the Library let people know what to expect and what’s required monitor the number of people entering and leaving the building ...
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