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

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Lights! Camera! Create! Teen Video-Making Club

Today from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Are you a teen interested in learning more about making and editing videos? Stop by the library's Teen Room on Tuesday, Jan. 22, to learn more. The library has video recording and editing equipment and software that can be used. Open to teens 12 to 19 years old. For more information, contact Kristin at 845-331-0988 or Registration encouraged. Visit

Kingston Library LEGO Club

Tomorrow from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

Have some LEGO building fun! What do you like to build? We invite all young builders, designers and engineers to create and experiment. For ages 5 to 12. Registration is required. Call the Children’s Library at 845-331-0507 ext. 7 to register or register online at

Super Saturday: Steve Johnson's Magic Variety Show

This Saturday from 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Watch Steve Johnson make everyday objects mysteriously disappear and transform before your eyes. In a magic show full of fun and audience participation, Steve will mystify, amaze, and amuse us with captivating magic illusions plus a delightful blend of comedy, surprise, and humor, highlighted with a thrilling juggling act. The 2019 Super Saturdays Performance Series is funded by The Friends of Kingston Library and Stewart’s Foundation. For additional information or a series flyer, please call the Children’s Library at 845-331-0507 ext. 7. This program is free.

Friends of the Kingston Library Book Sale

Saturday, February 9 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Join the Friends of the Kingston Library for their first sale of 2019! The sale takes place 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.

"Brought to Life" film screening and Q&A

Saturday, February 23 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Join us on Saturday, Feb. 23, at 2 p.m. for a screen of the locally filmed documentary, “Brought to Light: Unearthing the History of an African-American Cemetery in Kinderhook.” The screening will be followed by a question-and-answer session with the filmmaker Barbara Reina. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Reference Desk at or 845-331-0988.

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. Full Classics In Religion Information Here

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

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