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Yara's Spring - Coming of Age During the Arab Spring

Live Online Event

2021-02-25 16:00:00 2021-02-25 16:45:00 America/New_York Yara's Spring - Coming of Age During the Arab Spring Ages 11 and up - Join authors Jamal Saeed and Sharon E. McKay for a reading of Yara's spring and a Q&A session. In the Community

Thursday, February 25
4:00pm - 4:45pm

Add to Calendar 2021-02-25 16:00:00 2021-02-25 16:45:00 America/New_York Yara's Spring - Coming of Age During the Arab Spring Ages 11 and up - Join authors Jamal Saeed and Sharon E. McKay for a reading of Yara's spring and a Q&A session. In the Community

Ages 11 and up - Join authors Jamal Saeed and Sharon E. McKay for a reading of Yara's spring and a Q&A session.

Inspired by Jamal Saeed’s own experiences in Syria, Yara's Spring explores the hardships faced by a young girl during war and relocation. Join the authors and KFPL to hear Yara's story and how it reflects the experiences of those effected by war.

AGE GROUP: | Teens | Children |

EVENT TYPE: | Culture & Heritage | Community Engagement |

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KFPL often has events and program "in the community," outside of the library branches. Look in the description of the program for more information about where it is located.

Upcoming events

Sun, Mar 07, All day
Storytime Express will bring a taste of our favourite children's programs to you by video each week. Open full program details to register!Register

Mon, Mar 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Zoom A
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, Mar 08, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Zoom A
Grownup Storytime is back, still in a socially distanced form until in-person programs resume. Relax at home and listen to a couple of short readings -- short stories, essays, articles, and excerpts.

Mon, Mar 08, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Zoom B
In It to Win It is a fun and welcoming virtual tutoring and homework drop-in facilitated for and by Kingston and Frontenac teens.

Tue, Mar 09, All day
All ages. Learn how to mix images and text to record your thoughts in a scrapbook-style memento. No experience necessary.

Tue, Mar 09, All day
For ages 3 and up. Learn French words through story, song or rhyme in these short videos.Register

Tue, Mar 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Zoom A
Work alongside community members and KFPL to develop programs and collections that represent the region's Indigenous communities.

Wed, Mar 10, 9:00am - 10:00am
For ages 2 and up. Jump, skip, hop and more in this active program. Through play-based activities, children will develop their physical confidence.

Wed, Mar 10, 10:30am - 11:00am
Zoom A
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.

Thu, Mar 11, All day
Ages 6-9 years. Join Kathy for some family friendly adventures in the kitchen. All skills levels welcome.

Thu, Mar 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
Zoom A
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.

Thu, Mar 11, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Zoom A
Write On continues online through Zoom. Jean Rae Baxter hosts a monthly meeting of area writers 18 and older. Share your work and exchange constructive criticism and helpful suggestions. Limited space

Fri, Mar 12, All day
Fun demonstrations of art/craft/maker projects using materials you have at home or using our Create Space equipment (when we re-open)

Fri, Mar 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
Zoom A
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.

Sun, Mar 14, All day
Storytime Express will bring a taste of our favourite children's programs to you by video each week. Open full program details to register!Register

Rescheduled
Mon, Mar 15, 10:30am - 10:50am
New date Monday, April 12, 10:30am - 10:50am
For newborns and pre-walking babies. Enjoy this special ukulele sing-along with Meredith.

Mon, Mar 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Zoom A
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, Mar 15, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Zoom A
Grownup Storytime is back, still in a socially distanced form until in-person programs resume. Relax at home and listen to a couple of short readings -- short stories, essays, articles, and excerpts.

Rescheduled
Mon, Mar 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
New date Monday, April 12, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ages 8 and up. Calling all bookworms! Looking to escape into a new world --either real or fictional? Share your fav. titles and hear about others in this live virtual program.

Tue, Mar 16, All day
For ages 3 and up. Learn French words through story, song or rhyme in these short videos.Register

Rescheduled
Tue, Mar 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
New date Tuesday, April 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
4-8 years. Register to see real live tarantulas, scorpions, and other awesome arachnids with Lady Buggy!

Rescheduled
Tue, Mar 16, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
New date Tuesday, April 13, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
9-12 years. Register to see real live tarantulas, scorpions, and other awesome arachnids with Lady Buggy!

Rescheduled
Tue, Mar 16, 2:30pm - 3:15pm
New date Tuesday, April 13, 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Ages 9-12. Doodling is art! Learn and share tips and tricks in creating your own doodle drawings, and doodle designs.

Wed, Mar 17, 9:00am - 10:00am
For ages 2 and up. Jump, skip, hop and more in this active program. Through play-based activities, children will develop their physical confidence.

Rescheduled
Wed, Mar 17, 10:00am - 10:25am
New date Wednesday, April 14, 10:00am - 10:25am
Ages 4-7. Join us for a virtual playdate! Every child will have a turn to show and tell about a favourite item.

Wed, Mar 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Zoom A
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.

Rescheduled
Wed, Mar 17, 11:00am - 11:25am
New date Wednesday, April 14, 11:00am - 11:25am
Ages 4-7. Join us for a virtual playdate! Every child will have a turn to show and tell about a favourite item.

Rescheduled
Wed, Mar 17, 2:30pm - 3:15pm
New date Wednesday, April 14, 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Ages 9-12. Doodling is art! Learn and share tips and tricks in creating your own doodle drawings, and doodle designs.

Wed, Mar 17, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Zoom B
Book Chat is a monthly online discussion mixer for new adults and adults who like to read.

Rescheduled
Wed, Mar 17, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
New date Wednesday, April 14, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Ages 8+ and their families. Join us for a fun evening for families to come together online to explore and create using Scratch.

Thu, Mar 18, All day
For ages 10 to adult. Join Lori on Youtube as she continues to guide participants through basic coding skills to stylize their own personal website.

Thu, Mar 18, All day
Ages 6-9 years. Join Kathy for some family friendly adventures in the kitchen. All skills levels welcome.

Rescheduled
Thu, Mar 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
New date Thursday, April 15, 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages 8-12. Join Connections Engineering on Zoom as we use the engineering design process (plan, build, test and fix) to build a catapult.

Thu, Mar 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Zoom A
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.

Rescheduled
Thu, Mar 18, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
New date Thursday, April 15, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
For families. Race to see who can find random items the fastest via Zoom!

Rescheduled
Fri, Mar 19, All day
New date Friday, April 16, All day
Ages 8-12. Beginning on April 16, visit our YouTube page to access the pre-recorded video and follow along with Queens Engineering Outreach as they make a boat that floats!

Fri, Mar 19, All day
Fun demonstrations of art/craft/maker projects using materials you have at home or using our Create Space equipment (when we re-open)

Fri, Mar 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Zoom A
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.

Sun, Mar 21, All day
Storytime Express will bring a taste of our favourite children's programs to you by video each week. Open full program details to register!Register

Mon, Mar 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Zoom A
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, Mar 22, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Zoom A
Grownup Storytime is back, still in a socially distanced form until in-person programs resume. Relax at home and listen to a couple of short readings -- short stories, essays, articles, and excerpts.

Mon, Mar 22, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Zoom B
In It to Win It is a fun and welcoming virtual tutoring and homework drop-in facilitated for and by Kingston and Frontenac teens.

Mon, Mar 22, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Zoom B
You never know when a sudden illness may arise or a serious accident happen. Learn how to plan for your future needs so your wishes will be respected and carried out if you can't speak for yourself.

Tue, Mar 23, All day
All ages. Learn how to mix images and text to record your thoughts in a scrapbook-style memento. No experience necessary.

Tue, Mar 23, All day
For ages 3 and up. Learn French words through story, song or rhyme in these short videos.Register

Wed, Mar 24, 9:00am - 10:00am
For ages 2 and up. Jump, skip, hop and more in this active program. Through play-based activities, children will develop their physical confidence.

Wed, Mar 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
Zoom A
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.

Thu, Mar 25, All day
Recevez une vidéo de L’heure du conte en français à chaque mois! Ce programme présente des histoires racontées de vive voix, accompagnées de chansons, de comptines, et d’activités! Register

Thu, Mar 25, All day
Ages 6-9 years. Join Kathy for some family friendly adventures in the kitchen. All skills levels welcome.

Thu, Mar 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Zoom A
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, Mar 26, All day
Fun demonstrations of art/craft/maker projects using materials you have at home or using our Create Space equipment (when we re-open)

Fri, Mar 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
Zoom A
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.

Sun, Mar 28, All day
Storytime Express will bring a taste of our favourite children's programs to you by video each week. Open full program details to register!Register

Mon, Mar 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Zoom A
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, Mar 29, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Zoom A
Grownup Storytime is back, still in a socially distanced form until in-person programs resume. Relax at home and listen to a couple of short readings -- short stories, essays, articles, and excerpts.

Mon, Mar 29, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Zoom B
In It to Win It is a fun and welcoming virtual tutoring and homework drop-in facilitated for and by Kingston and Frontenac teens.

Mon, Mar 29, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Monthly meeting of the Teen Advisory Group. Members develop and deliver library programs for fellow teens and assist with other library business as it arises.

Tue, Mar 30, All day
For ages 3 and up. Learn French words through story, song or rhyme in these short videos.Register

Wed, Mar 31, 9:00am - 10:00am
For ages 2 and up. Jump, skip, hop and more in this active program. Through play-based activities, children will develop their physical confidence.

Wed, Mar 31, 10:30am - 11:00am
Zoom A
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.

Wed, Mar 31, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Zoom B
Monthly meeting of KFPL's New Adult Advisory Board (NAAB).

Thu, Apr 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Zoom A
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.

Canceled
Fri, Apr 02, All day
Fun demonstrations of art/craft/maker projects using materials you have at home or using our Create Space equipment (when we re-open)

Sun, Apr 04, All day
Storytime Express will bring a taste of our favourite children's programs to you by video each week. Open full program details to register!Register

Wed, Apr 07, 9:00am - 10:00am
For ages 2 and up. Jump, skip, hop and more in this active program. Through play-based activities, children will develop their physical confidence.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
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.