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Kingston Libraries Virtual Book Group

Posted on 1 July 2020

Join Kingston Libraries Virtual Book Group to enjoy some lively online discussion of a monthly title! This July we're reading: The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri.

Story Lines Writing Competition

Posted on 27 June 2020

The 2020 Story Lines Writing Competition is on for children and youth aged 5 to 16! Write a G-rated short story or poem of up to 500 words about anything you like. Entry forms available to download online.

Kingston Libraries open by appointment only

Posted on 9 June 2020

Following recent Victorian Government announcements, we're happy to announce that Kingston Libraries have started to reopen by appointment only. A free Click & Collect service is also available. We are unable to accommodate drop-ins at this stage. Read more on our Opening Hours page.

Bookmark Design Competition

Posted on 29 May 2020

Congratulations to the winners of our 2020 Bookmark Design Competition!

The Stella Prize

Posted on 17 April 2020

The 2020 Stella Prize winner has been announced! Congratulations to Jess Hill for her book, "See What You Made Me Do".

CBCA Book of the Year Awards

Posted on 31 March 2020

The Shortlists for the 2020 Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards have been announced!

2020 Autumn Book Binge

Posted on 25 March 2020

Push your reading boundaries! Take part in the 2020 Autumn Book Binge challenge to read nine different types of books.

Summer Reading Club 2019-20

Posted on 5 February 2020

The 2019-20 Summer Reading Club has come to an end and the winners of the major prize draw announced! We'd like to thank and congratulate all the participants in this year's challenge.

2019 Oscar Winners & Nominees

Posted on 4 February 2020

Love movies? So do we! With the Oscars coming up this weekend, we've compiled a list of last year's winning and nominated titles for various award categories that are available in Kingston Libraries collections.

First Day of School

Posted on 21 January 2020

Do you have a little one starting primary school or kindergarten this year? We've put together a selection of picture books all around starting school to help you transition through and celebrate this special time.