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Ink About It Writing Competition

Posted on 30 June 2018

The Ink About It Writing Competition for 2018 is on again! Write a G-rated short story or poem up to 500 words. Open to anyone who is aged 5-12 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.

Online Renewals and Reservations

Posted on 27 June 2018

Kingston Libraries is currently experiencing intermittent issues with our online renewal and reservation services. If you need to renew any items, would like to place something on reserve, or have any other queries, please call us on 1300 135 668. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Musical Memoirs

Posted on 21 June 2018

Several prominent local musicians have written intriguing autobiographies in recent times. With that in mind, Music Lovers recommends some interesting musician autobiographies together with key albums by the artists, all available in the library catalogue or via library access to Freegal.

Bookmark Design Competition

Posted on 19 June 2018

All winning and runner-up entries in the 2018 Bookmark Design Competition are now available to collect in any Kingston Libraries branch :)

Anzac Day Websites

Posted on 19 April 2018

Discover the history and significance of Anzac day with these librarian selected links.

Mogwai – Every Country’s Sun

Posted on 13 April 2018

Post rock pioneers Mogwai return with one of their best albums yet, available on the Kingston Libraries catalogue.

The Stella Prize

Posted on 13 April 2018

Congratulations to Alexis Wright who has won the 2018 Stella Prize for her book, Tracker! See what copies we have available of this award winning title in our collections to borrow.

Children's Book Council of Australia Awards

Posted on 27 March 2018

The Children's Book Council of Australia has announced the shortlists for the 2018 CBCA Awards! See what titles we have available in our collection to borrow.

Easter Websites

Posted on 27 March 2018

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 Inky Awards

Posted on 6 March 2018

The 2018 Inky Award longlists for high-quality young adult literature, selected by young adults, were just recently released on March 1! Get ahead of the rush and check out the titles we have available to borrow in our collections.