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Tuesday June 5th 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Voting takes place at Kingston Library 55 Franklin Street
All registered voters residing in the City of Kingston are eligible to vote on the library's 2019 budget and to elect 4 trustees.
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Absentee ballots for the Kingston Library Budget Vote and Trustee Election may be applied for at the Library.
Kingston Library ~ 55 Franklin St. ~ Kingston, NY 12401 ~ (845) 331-0507

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Heads Up About Brain Health

Next Wednesday from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Meet the B.R.A.I.N. panel of professionals to learn how brain health prevents brain injuries

SPEAKERS: Amy Luke, President & Founder of B.R.A.I.N., Certified Brain Injury Specialist, Special Education Teacher; Rich Burzine, Neurology Physicians Assistant; Dr. Larry Dresdale, Psychologist; Colleen Fortine, RN School Nurse; Dr. Genie Tartell, Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician; Janet Schiff, Brain Injury Survivor, Author, Former Special Education Teacher

Presented in collaboration with: City of Kingston, Kingston Library, B.R.A.I.N., MHA Ulster,

Part of “PAINT THE TOWN YELLOW” campaign to Shine a Light on Mental Health and Brighten Communities

Super Saturday: Once Upon a Time

Saturday, June 2 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Come hear stories of dreary kings, wily wizards and much, much more with storyteller Lorraine Hartin-Gelardi. We’ll enter the world of our imagination, travel to new lands and experience amazing adventures. Each story tells us a little something about ourselves and the marvelous world in which we live! In 2018, the Super Saturdays Performance Series is funded by the Friends of Kingston Library, Inc. and Stewart’s Foundation. For information or a series flyer, call the Children’s Library at 845-331-0507 ext. 7.

Plant a Perennial Garden: Add Some Annuals!

Thursday, June 7 from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

Learn about the basics of garden design and the fun of planning a garden with Stephanie Morgan. Children will plant a variety of perennial and annual flowers in the library garden using small garden tools. Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend. For children ages 5 and up. After planting, see how your garden has grown each time you visit the library! Registration required. Please call the Children’s Library at 845-331-0507 ext. 7 to register or register online

Adult Craft Night: DIY (Design It Yourself) Tote Bags

Wednesday, June 20 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

At our next adult craft night we will be decorating tote bags with our own designs. Margaret Britton, a Kingston Library clerk and local artisan will lead the class and show us how to create one-of-a-kind reusable bags with various artistic mediums. Supplies will be provided by the library. Registration required. Visit to sign up or call 845-331-0988.

Ongoing Events

Stress Reduction Through Meditation

Tuesday evenings from 4 to 5 PM

A great way to find inner balance and deep relaxation. This program is free and all are welcome. Call Ann at 339-8567 with any questions.

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.

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 Time Tuesday (18 mos. to 3 years) and Preschool Wednesday (3 years to 5 years) followed by crafts and music.

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