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

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Libraries Rock! Children's Library Summer Reading Closing Party

Tomorrow from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Experience excitement, thrills and laughter with Henry the Juggler’s amazing juggling and unique comedy. The "Defying the Laws of Gravity" performance will be followed by crafts and refreshments. Pick up certificates and rewards. Registration is required for all special summer reading programs. Call the Children’s Library at 845-331-0507 ext. 7 to register or register online at https://tinyurl.com/knglib-calendar.

Battle of the Books practice

Tomorrow from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Weekly practice sessions for the Hardcore Kingston Hardcovers, Kingston Library's middle and high school teams for the Mid-Hudson Battle of the Books. Battle of the Books is a trivia competition open to students in grades sixth through ninth (for middle school) and ninth through 12th (for high school) at participating Mid-Hudson Library System libraries. The middle school meetings begin at 3:30 p.m. and the high school meetings begin at 4:30 p.m. For more information, contact Kristin at 845-331-0988 or kcharlesscaringi@kingstonlibrary.org or visit www.mhbattleofbooks.org.

Kingston Library Book Club: I Cannot Tell a Lie Exactly

This Friday from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

The Kingston Library Book Club meets once a month to discuss great books. This month's selection is "I Cannot Tell a Lie Exactly" by Mary Ladd Gavell. For additional information, please contact Vivi at 331-0155 or at vvhlavsa@aol.com.

Teen Summer 2018: End-of-Summer Scavenger Hunt

This Friday from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Collect and solve the clues to a scavenger hunt to close out the teen summer program at the library. The 2018 Kingston Library Teen Summer Program is open to those ages 12 to 19. The program is partially funded by grants from Ulster Savings Bank Charitable Foundation and the Bank of Greene County Foundation. For more information, contact Kristin at 845-331-0988 or kcharlesscaringi@kingstonlibrary.org. Registration for individual events available at http://tinyurl.com/knglib-calendar.

Adult Craft Night: Decoupage Lamp Shade

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

At our next adult craft night we will be decorating lamp shades with decoupage and dried flowers. Margaret Britton, a Kingston Library clerk and local artisan will lead the class. Supplies will be provided by the library. Registration required. Free. Supplies provided. To sign up online, visit https://tinyurl.com/knglib-craftnight0822.

Battle of the Books middle school practice

Thursday, August 23 from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Also being held at 2 other times

Weekly practice sessions for the Hardcore Kingston Hardcovers, Kingston Library's middle school teams for the Mid-Hudson Battle of the Books. Battle of the Books is a trivia competition open to students in grades sixth through ninth at participating Mid-Hudson Library System libraries. The middle school meetings begin at 3:30 p.m. For more information, contact Kristin at 845-331-0988 or kcharlesscaringi@kingstonlibrary.org or visit www.mhbattleofbooks.org.

Kingston Library Book Club: The Weight of Ink

Friday, September 21 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

The Kingston Library Book Club meets once a month to discuss great books. This month's selection is "The Weight of Ink" by Rachel Kaddish. For additional information, please contact Vivi at 331-0155 or at vvhlavsa@aol.com.

Kingston Library Book Club: This Fight is Our Fight

Friday, October 19 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

Also being held at 1 other time

The Kingston Library Book Club meets once a month to discuss great books. This month's selection is "This Fight is Our Fight" by Elizabeth Warren. For additional information, please contact Vivi at 331-0155 or at vvhlavsa@aol.com.

Ongoing Events

Stress Reduction Through Meditation

On hiatus through Dec. 2018

A great way to find inner balance and deep relaxation. This program is free and all are welcome.

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 vvhlavsa@aol.com.

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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