Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Ulster County Legislative Session June 21, 2016

Grand Opening of the renovated Children's Room #KingstonNy

Newly renovated Kingston Library Children’s Room to the memory of lifelong Kingston Resident Mrs. Irene Snyder Memorial Children's Room Dedication.

The renovation, designed by Butler Rowland Mays Architects of Ballston Spa and skillfully executed by One Way Construction of West Hurley, provides an exciting and inspiring environment incorporating more space to share the joy of reading, new technology, more interactive play areas, and new opportunities for programming.

Speakers; Ulster County Legislator Jennifer Schwartz Berky, Mayor Steven Noble, Assemblyman Kevin Cahill, President Heather Ohlson and Library Director Margie Menard.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Little Free Library Ceremony #KingstonNy

The Junior League of Kingston, NY and Kingston Library. Little Free Library (LFL) is part of a worldwide movement to offer free books housed in a small structure to members of the local community. Also known as a community book exchange or pop-up library, it allows anyone in the community to borrow a book and then return it or exchange it with one of their own. The project's goal is to expand the library access in Kingston, while fulfilling LFL's mission to promote literacy and the love of reading while building a sense of community. Locations are expected to include: Kingston Kinderland II playground at Forsyth Park, Peace Park, T.R. Gallo West Strand Park, YMCA of Kingston & Ulster County, Kingston Police Station, Ulster County Department of Social Services