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Fine Amnesty

Posted on 1 July 2019

From Monday 1 July until Monday 30 September, we will be waiving library fines for any Kingston library customers who may have them.

Ink About It Writing Competition

Posted on 29 June 2019

The Ink About It Writing Competition is on again for 2019! Write a G-rated short story or poem of up to 500 words. Open to anyone who is aged 5-16 years and lives, works, goes to school or plays in the City of Kingston. Entry forms available to pick up in all library branches or download online.

Libraries Change Lives

Posted on 14 June 2019

Chelsea Library patrons were recently treated to a wonderful talk by author Garry Disher. Afterwards Garry took some time to share with us how libraries have changed his life. Watch it now on our website where you can also share your story.

Bookmark Design Competition

Posted on 24 May 2019

Congratulations to our Winners! Once again, we had so many wonderful entries that we decided to pick six major prize winners instead of three. Thank you to everyone who entered.

New library catalogue now available!

Posted on 2 May 2019

Kingston Libraries new library management system is now live! We're still fine tuning, but we invite you to check out the new online catalogue and let us know any feedback, concerns, or questions you may have.

Anzac Day Websites

Posted on 11 April 2019

Anzac Day is a day of National significance for Australia and New Zealand. The anniversary of the Gallipoli Campaign is when we remember all those who have fought and died in battle.These librarian selected webpages will help you discover more about Anzac Day.

Get ready…. Exciting changes are coming!

Posted on 22 March 2019

Kingston Libraries is preparing to upgrade to a new library management system! What does this mean? It means that our current online catalogue will be replaced with a new catalogue that offers many great improvements and new features that we can’t wait to show you.

Easter Websites

Posted on 19 March 2019

Get ready for Easter with this useful list of websites including information on Easter traditions as well as recipes and activities to entertain the kids over the school break.

The Stella Prize

Posted on 12 March 2019

The 2019 Stella Prize shortlist has been announced! Have you read any of the titles? We have them all available in our collections to borrow. Why not check one out today!

Safer Internet Day 2019

Posted on 5 February 2019

Safer Internet Day is here and this year's theme is "Together for a better Internet!" In this article, we'll be providing a selection of useful resources that can help you to gain a better understanding and more confidence in managing various online issues and activities.