Christmas is coming! Get ready for Christmas with these resources that cover every aspect of the Season for both adult and child. Learn about events happening around town, find some tips and ideas to help you prepare, or discover a book or two in our collections to relax with over the festive season.
Christmas in Kingston
Carols by Kingston
You are invited to join the City of Kingston's end of year festivities with our famous Carols by Kingston event at Bicentennial Park, Chelsea on Sunday 9 December 2018 from 6.30-10pm. The event is free, however a limited nunmber of reserved seating is available at $15 per seat. Book tickets online.
The program includes Carols and a children's entertainment segment. Families are invited to bring a picnic rug and enjoy the spirit of Christmas.
For more information, please visit the official event page on the City of Kingston website.
Traditions and History of Christmas
Find out more in the Library collections:
The Book of Christmas
by Jane Struthers
Christmas Around the World
Researched and compiled by Maria Hubert
Christmas Curiosities: Odd, dark, and forgotten Christmas
by John Grossman
Roland Harvey's Big Book of Christmas
by Roland Harvey
Big Fat Christmas Book
by Terry Deary, illustrated by Martin Brown
The Usborne Christmas Treasury
by Heather Amery
Search the library catalogue for more books about Christmas traditions in our junior non-fiction and adult non-fiction collections.