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Kingston Library - 55 Franklin St. - Kingston, NY 12401 - (845) 331-0507

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MINDFUL@Kingston Library with Shawn Harrison

Tomorrow from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

Also being held at 2 other times

Everyone is welcome to join in this weekly meditation group. It’s an opportunity to build community and start, or strengthen, your meditation practice. During the hour session we practice breathing exercises and mindfulness meditation. There is also time for asking questions and group discussion. This is a live version of Radio Kingston's MINDFUL, hosted by Shawn every Sunday morning on 107.9FM.

Origami Foldfest: Making Holiday Ornaments

This Saturday from 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Join us for Anita Barbour's special series of two Origami Foldfests for the holiday season. Children ages 5 and up, teens, and adults will explore the ancient Japanese art of paper folding and create unique boxes. This, the second program in the serie,s will be Anita Barbour’s annual Origami Foldfest – Making Holiday Ornaments. Anita Barbour, who has been designing origami for more than 40 years, is the author of a book titled Easy Origami Ornaments: A Step-by-Step Guide. For more information, please call the Children's Library at 845-331- 0507 ext. 7.

Adult Craft Night: Fused Glass Night Lights and Pendants (Rescheduled)

This Wednesday from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Please Note: This class was rescheduled from Nov. 20. At our next adult craft night we will be creating night lights and pendants using fused glass. Margaret Britton, a Kingston Library clerk and local artisan will lead the class. Participants will design night lights and pendants during the class and Britton will take the pieces to be fired in a kiln. Supplies will be provided by the library. Registration required. Sign up at

Ongoing Events

Yoga at the Library

Mondays 12:30 to 1:30 PM

Start your week off with this introductory yoga workshop every Monday with local instructor Christina Byron-Steen. Please bring a yoga mat if you have one. Free.

Classics In Religion

Wednesday from 10:30 to 11:30 AM September through June

Drop ins welcome

The Classics in Religion reading group meets weekly to discuss diverse religious sources. For one hour each week, a local religious leader has made selections for reading aloud and discussion.

Tech Time

Thursdays 2 to 4 PM

Are you flummoxed with your phone? Having trouble with your tablet? Stop by the library to have your basic technology questions answered. Or call 845-331-0988 to reserve a session.

Kingston Library Book Club

Third Friday of the Month 12:30-1:30 PM

The Kingston Library Book Club meets once a month to discuss great books.For additional information, please contact Vivi at 331-0155 or at

Children's Story Hours

Tuesday and Wednesday mornings at 10:30 AM

Toddler Story Hour on Tuesdays (18 mos. to 3 years) and Preschool Story Hours on Wednesdays (3 years to 5 years) followed by crafts and music.

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