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

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Kingston Library LEGO Club

This Thursday from 4:30 PM to 6:15 PM

Also being held at 2 other times

Have some LEGO building fun! What do you like to build? For designers, builders and engineers ages 5 through 12. Join us when Kingston Library LEGO Club’s winter programs begin on Thursday, January 30 from 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Programs will continue on Wednesday, February 12 from 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m., and Wednesday, February 26 from 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. Call the Children’s Library at 845-331-0507 ext. 7 to sign up or register online at

MINDFUL@Kingston Library with Shawn Harrison

This Friday from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

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.

Super Saturday: West African Drumming

Saturday, February 8 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Listen to master drummer and versatile performer, singer, songwriter, educator, Amadou Diallo from Senegal play a variety of African drums and learn about West African music and culture. Then take your own turn at listening to drumming and playing drums together in a group drumming practice. For more information, call the Children’s Library at 845-331-0507 ext. 7. The 2020 Super Saturdays Performance Series is funded by the Friends of Kingston Library and the Stewart’s Foundation.

Friends of the Kingston Library Book Sale

Saturday, February 22 from 9:15 AM to 4:15 PM

Join the Friends of the Kingston Library for their next sale in the library basement! There are thousands of books available, with low prices of $1.00 for hardbacks, audio books, CDs, and DVDs (3 for $2.00); 50 cents for paperbacks, videocassettes, audiocassettes, and LPs; and 25 cents for all children’s items, including videos.

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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