Celebrating 100 years of Family Storytime!

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Isabel Turner and Calvin Park branches: 10:30 a.m. Rideau Height branch: 11 a.m.

On Saturday, November 10, join us in the celebration of the 100th anniversary of children’s story hour at the Kingston Frontenac Public Library.  Storytime was introduced in 1918 by librarian Aimee Kennedy and has continued ever since.

Step back into history at Family Storytime at the Isabel Turner and Calvin Park branches at 10:30 a.m., and the Rideau Heights branch at 11 a.m.  Partake in parlour games and enjoy classic nursery rhymes and tales.

There will also be an online exhibit on Digital Kingston ( that will feature: historic newspaper clippings, junior books from 1918, a brief timeline of children’s services at the library, a biography of librarian Aimee Kennedy and various images from the early twentieth century.

For more information about this program or other events, pick up the November special events flyer, call your local branch, or visit the Programs and Events section of the Library’s website at

Celebrating 100 years of Family Storytime!