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Lead with purpose and apply to join the Kingston Frontenac Public Library Board

Help write the next chapter for the Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) by applying to join its Board! The KFPL Board oversees the library’s goals and objectives, develops policies, advocates for the library and engages with community members to understand their needs for future services, resources and programming.

Board members are appointed for a term that aligns with Kingston City Council and will serve until 2026. The board typically meets eight times per year; special meetings are occasionally held for time-sensitive discussions. Detailed information about the board's responsibilities is available at

To be eligible to serve on most municipal committees or boards, you must be:

  • 18 years of age or older;
  •  A resident/business owner in the City of Kingston; and 
  • A Canadian citizen or permanent resident, a person who has been given permanent resident status by immigrating to Canada and has resided in Kingston for at least one year.

Submit your application

Interested applicants may apply in one of three ways:

  • Online at  
  • By calling 613-546-0000 to request a paper application. We will provide a postage-paid envelope to return the application to City Hall. 
  • At City Hall, 216 Ontario St., in the City Clerk’s Department.

Applications are due by 4 p.m. on Friday, July 19.

The City of Kingston acknowledges that we are on the traditional homeland of the Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and the Huron-Wendat, and thanks these nations for their care and stewardship over this shared land.

Today, the City is committed to working with Indigenous peoples and all residents to pursue a united path of reconciliation.

Learn more about the City's reconciliation initiatives.

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