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 Kingston Public Library

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               6 Green Street, Kingston Massachusetts 02364          781-585-0517
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Town Meeting:  6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, in the Kingston Intermediate School auditorium.  Come voice your opinion on the new library project!

Download magazines to a computer, phone or e-reader.

Library Hours

Monday  1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Closed Sundays and holidays.

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Review your Account

Look up Online Resources

Reserve Museum Passes

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Get Library News on the Media page

Library Building Project

Download eBooks
and e-Audiobooks

Download Library Apps
for smartphones

The Kingston Public Library Foundation

Capital Campaign logo  The Kingston Public Library Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization, with a mission to support the Kingston Public Library.

The Foundation is conducting a Capital Campaign to raise funds to help with a local match for a state grant to build a new library for Kingston. If you would like to support this effort, please email for more information or visit to make a donation.
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Take a look at this fun essay contest opportunity for the young students in your life. We can't wait to read what they have to say about why the Library matters to them!   Entries due by 10/13.


Friends of the Kingston Public Library


 Museum passes, courtesy of the Friends of the Library, are available for your summer adventures.

Check it out...... save at the ticket booth of your favorite museum OR one you have never tried before.  Click here to reserve a pass.


Who are the Friends of the Kingston Public Library?
The Friends of the Kingston Public Library are a group whose purpose is volunteerism and fundraising as well as supplementing and sponsoring library programs.

How do the Friends help the Kingston Public Library?
The Friends fundraising proceeds from the Spring and Fall annual book sales, library book cart and YOUR membership in the Friends help support the funding of museum passes, library programs, the Youth Advisory council and Early Literature programs for children.

Why become a member of the Friends of the Kingston Public Library?
You can choose to be as involved as you want. We know we can count on you for support, whether it’s just by being a member of our ranks or by volunteering to help out from time to time. In addition, the membership fees help us to help the library.

If you are not a member or need to renew your membership dues, we strongly encourage you to join the Friends. Your membership and donations make it possible for the library to grow and to offer more programs and services. Donations are gratefully accepted at any time and can be mailed to The Friends, Kingston Public Library, 6 Green Street, Kingston, MA 02364.

 Our 2017 membership campaign starts in January...simply download the application and return to the Friends at 6 Green Street, Kingston together with your donation of $10 for the calendar year to become a member and help your Library to do even more to serve the community.

For more information, visit the Friends page!

New at the Reference Desk
Over 3,000 online classes in the form of video tutorials, free with your Kingston Public Library card. Use a library computer or take a class from home on your own computer or mobile device. Funded by the Kingston Public Library Foundation.
See all of our reference databases here!

New on the Readers Page

Take a look at our newsletters, including our quarterly KPL Connection and recent issues.

KPL Fiction Spotlight

KPL Nonfiction

KPL Audiobooks

KPL Teen Spotlight

KPL Children's


New in Children's Services



Please visit the Kid's Page to learn about upcoming events and to see what's going on in the KPL Children's Room.


New in the Teen Space

Check out more programs, events, pictures,

Y.A.C. info and more on the Teen Page!

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Local History

Old Burying Ground
What's in the exhibit case in the Library lobby?
Go to the Local History page to find out.
Check out the Local History blog
Pique of the Week

For more information, contact the Archivist
at 781-585-0517 x6277 or by email.

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