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Gender: Your Guide with Lee Airton

Constellations

2019-11-11 19:00:00 2019-11-11 20:30:00 America/New_York Gender: Your Guide with Lee Airton Central Branch

Monday, November 11
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2019-11-11 19:00:00 2019-11-11 20:30:00 America/New_York Gender: Your Guide with Lee Airton Join us for the Kingston paperback launch of Dr. Lee Airton's "Gender: Your Guide - A gender-friendly primer on what to say, what to know, and what to do in the new gender culture." Central Branch

Central Branch

Meeting Room 1

Join us for the Kingston paperback launch of Dr. Lee Airton's "Gender: Your Guide - A gender-friendly primer on what to say, what to know, and what to do in the new gender culture."

Dr. Lee Airton's Gender: Your Guide has been called "a must-have for everyone" (Washington Post), "a warm, inviting guide to a complicated area" (Globe and Mail), and "an invaluable resource for both new and veteran allies" (Library Journal).

At this Kingston paperback launch, Airton will read from the work, discuss its contents, and field questions.

Dr. Lee Airton is an Author and Assistant Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies in Education at Queen’s.

Constellations is a new series of lectures and demonstrations encompassing politics and identity, science and technology, arts and letters, and practical skills relevant to contemporary life.

This is a drop-in program. Admission will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

Central Branch

Phone: 613-549-8888

Hours
Mon, Nov 11 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Nov 12 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Nov 13 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Nov 14 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Nov 15 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Nov 16 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Nov 17 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

Upcoming branch events

Fri, Nov 15, 10:00am - 10:30am
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For ages 3 and under. Through rhythm, rhyme and movement, children will naturally develop language and increase their ability to hear the smaller sounds in words.

Fri, Nov 15, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Friends Book Shop
Buy 1 Adult Book Bag, get 2 books FREE. Specially marked books are not included in the sale.

Fri, Nov 15, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Meeting Room 1
Student Music Recital

Sat, Nov 16, 10:30am - 11:15am
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For children of all ages. The whole family is encouraged to participate actively in stories, songs and movement activities to maximize your child’s pre-reading skills for life.

Sat, Nov 16, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Friends Book Shop
Buy 1 Adult Book Bag, get 2 books FREE. Specially marked books are not included in the sale.

Sat, Nov 16, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Friends of the Library Gather Space
Join Nancy from Shout Sister Choir to learn about the benefits of choral singing and to give it a try in a group of fellow beginners.

Sat, Nov 16, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Friends of the Library Create Space
This small group workshop will provide you with the necessary skills to safely operate the library's Prusa 3D Printer.

Sun, Nov 17, 1:30pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room 1
In this hands-on workshop, Kingston's Tone Deaf Festival invites youth to explore other ways of composing music... no musical knowledge necessary!

Mon, Nov 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For newborns and pre-walking babies. Stories, songs, rhymes and tickles. Parents and caregivers will learn, and practise, fun and simple ways to incorporate early literacy skills in the home.

Mon, Nov 18, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Friends Book Shop
Buy 1 Adult Book Bag, get 2 books FREE. Specially marked books are not included in the sale.

Mon, Nov 18, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room 1
Join us for a primer in lacto-fermented foods led by Jenna Empey from Pyramid Ferments.

Tue, Nov 19, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Friends Book Shop
Buy 1 Adult Book Bag, get 2 books FREE. Specially marked books are not included in the sale.

Tue, Nov 19, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Friends of the Library Create Space
KFPL is looking for 6 poets interested in a 1-hour one-on-one mentorship session in November with Poet Laureate Jason Heroux. Minimum age is 14 years. Verse submission deadline is 5 pm on November 4
This event is full

Tue, Nov 19, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For children of all ages. Come build and explore with our LEGO & DUPLO. All materials are provided.

Wed, Nov 20, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Friends Book Shop
Buy 1 Adult Book Bag, get 2 books FREE. Specially marked books are not included in the sale.

Wed, Nov 20, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Meeting Room 2
Regular Board meeting 2019-09

Wed, Nov 20, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Friends of the Library Create Space
Join us in the Create Space to make a variety of projects in a low-stress environment. Create as a group, or work on whatever interests you.

Thu, Nov 21, 10:00am - 10:30am
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For ages 2 and up. Jump, skip, hop and more in this active program. Through play-based activities and interactive books, children will develop their physical confidence.

Thu, Nov 21, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Friends Book Shop
Buy 1 Adult Book Bag, get 2 books FREE. Specially marked books are not included in the sale.

Fri, Nov 22, 10:00am - 10:30am
Friends of the Library Gather Space
For ages 3 and under. Through rhythm, rhyme and movement, children will naturally develop language and increase their ability to hear the smaller sounds in words.

Fri, Nov 22, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Friends Book Shop
Buy 1 Adult Book Bag, get 2 books FREE. Specially marked books are not included in the sale.

Sat, Nov 23, 10:30am - 11:15am
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For children of all ages. The whole family is encouraged to participate actively in stories, songs and movement activities to maximize your child’s pre-reading skills for life.

Sat, Nov 23, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Friends Book Shop
Buy 1 Adult Book Bag, get 2 books FREE. Specially marked books are not included in the sale.

Sat, Nov 23, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For adults, teens, and children (8+ with a caregiver). Learn the basics of armor creation for your next cosplay project in this workshop brought to you by the King Con Cosplay Committee.

Sun, Nov 24, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room 1
KFPL and Tone Deaf present an afternoon of experimental music and live improvisation responding to the "graphic scores" produced by youth at Tone Deaf & KFPL's "Graphic Scores Composition Workshop."

Mon, Nov 25, 10:00am - 10:30am
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For newborns and pre-walking babies. Stories, songs, rhymes and tickles. Parents and caregivers will learn, and practise, fun and simple ways to incorporate early literacy skills in the home.

Mon, Nov 25, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Friends Book Shop
Buy 1 Adult Book Bag, get 2 books FREE. Specially marked books are not included in the sale.

Mon, Nov 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
November is National Novel Writing Month. Come meet up with fellow writers and get a little work done in a fun, free supportive space with WiFi and outlets. For teens and adults. Drop in, no cost.

Mon, Nov 25, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
Join us in the Create Space to make a variety of projects in a low-stress environment. Create as a group, or work on whatever interests you.

Tue, Nov 26, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Friends Book Shop
Buy 1 Adult Book Bag, get 2 books FREE. Specially marked books are not included in the sale.

Tue, Nov 26, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For children of all ages. Come build and explore with our LEGO & DUPLO. All materials are provided.

Wed, Nov 27, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Friends Book Shop
Buy 1 Adult Book Bag, get 2 books FREE. Specially marked books are not included in the sale.

Wed, Nov 27, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Be inspired by engaging stories of discovery from researchers at Queen’s University. IGnite is accessible to anyone curious enough to attend - a spark to inspire families and the Kingston community.Register

Wed, Nov 27, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
We're back at Tir Nan Og to discuss what have been our favourite books of the year.

Thu, Nov 28, 10:00am - 10:30am
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For ages 2 and up. Jump, skip, hop and more in this active program. Through play-based activities and interactive books, children will develop their physical confidence.

Thu, Nov 28, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Friends Book Shop
Buy 1 Adult Book Bag, get 2 books FREE. Specially marked books are not included in the sale.

Fri, Nov 29, 10:00am - 10:30am
For ages 3 and under. Through rhythm, rhyme and movement, children will naturally develop language and increase their ability to hear the smaller sounds in words.

Fri, Nov 29, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Friends Book Shop
Buy 1 Adult Book Bag, get 2 books FREE. Specially marked books are not included in the sale.

Fri, Nov 29, 2:00pm - 3:40pm
Meeting Room 1
For children of all ages. Follows an English adventurer who teams up with a lonely Bigfoot to find his distant relatives, the Yetis of the Himalayas. Rated PG. (Animated comedy.)

Sat, Nov 30, 10:30am - 11:15am
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For children of all ages. The whole family is encouraged to participate actively in stories, songs and movement activities to maximize your child’s pre-reading skills for life.

Sat, Nov 30, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Friends Book Shop
Buy 1 Adult Book Bag, get 2 books FREE. Specially marked books are not included in the sale.

Sat, Nov 30, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Friends of the Library Create Space
This small group workshop will provide you with the necessary skills to safely operate the library's Prusa 3D Printer.

Sat, Nov 30, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
This small group workshop will provide you with the necessary skills to safely operate the library's Prusa 3D Printer.

Sat, Nov 30, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
This small group workshop will provide you with the necessary skills to safely operate the library's Prusa 3D Printer.

Mon, Dec 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For newborns and pre-walking babies. Stories, songs, rhymes and tickles. Parents and caregivers will learn, and practise, fun and simple ways to incorporate early literacy skills in the home.

Tue, Dec 03, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For children of all ages. Come build and explore with our LEGO & DUPLO. All materials are provided.

Thu, Dec 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For ages 2 and up. Jump, skip, hop and more in this active program. Through play-based activities and interactive books, children will develop their physical confidence.

Thu, Dec 05, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
Join us in the Create Space to make a variety of projects in a low-stress environment. Create as a group, or work on whatever interests you.

Fri, Dec 06, 10:00am - 10:30am
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For ages 3 and under. Through rhythm, rhyme and movement, children will naturally develop language and increase their ability to hear the smaller sounds in words.

Sat, Dec 07, 10:30am - 11:15am
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For children of all ages. The whole family is encouraged to participate actively in stories, songs and movement activities to maximize your child’s pre-reading skills for life.

Sat, Dec 07, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For children of all ages. Join drag entertainer Rowena Whey for an extra-special storytime where we will celebrate being true to yourself through songs and LGBTQ+ stories.
Registration opens Saturday, November 23 2019 at 9:00am

Mon, Dec 09, 10:00am - 10:30am
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For newborns and pre-walking babies. Stories, songs, rhymes and tickles. Parents and caregivers will learn, and practise, fun and simple ways to incorporate early literacy skills in the home.

Tue, Dec 10, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For children of all ages. Come build and explore with our LEGO & DUPLO. All materials are provided.

Wed, Dec 11, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
Join us in the Create Space to make a variety of projects in a low-stress environment. Create as a group, or work on whatever interests you.

Wed, Dec 11, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room 3
Monthly meeting of KFPL's New Adult Advisory Board (NAAB). The NAAB is currently accepting new members. Contact Graeme Langdon, Teen & New Adult Services, if you are interested in volunteering.

Thu, Dec 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For ages 2 and up. Jump, skip, hop and more in this active program. Through play-based activities and interactive books, children will develop their physical confidence.

Thu, Dec 12, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
Monthly meeting for the Central branch Teen Advisory Group.

Fri, Dec 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For ages 3 and under. Through rhythm, rhyme and movement, children will naturally develop language and increase their ability to hear the smaller sounds in words.

Fri, Dec 13, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Meeting Room 1
Student Music Recital

Sat, Dec 14, 10:30am - 11:15am
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
For children of all ages. The whole family is encouraged to participate actively in stories, songs and movement activities to maximize your child’s pre-reading skills for life.

Sat, Dec 14, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
For adults, teens, and children (8+ with a caregiver). Learn to make horns for your next cosplay costume in this workshop brought to you by the King Con Cosplay Committee.
Registration opens Friday, November 29 2019 at 9:00am

Mon, Dec 16, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Friends of the Library Gather & Create Space
Join us in the Create Space to make a variety of projects in a low-stress environment. Create as a group, or work on whatever interests you.