Kingston Friends of the Library Book Sale

Saturday, December 1, 2018 -
10:00am to 3:00pm

Kingston Friends of the Library raises funds through books sales to support library sponsored programs and classes. Go to krl.org/kingston for more information on how to join the Friends. 

Friends of the Silverdale Library Meeting

Repeats every month on January, April, July, October on the third Thursday until Thu Oct 17 2019.
Thursday, January 17, 2019 -
9:00am to 10:00am
Thursday, April 18, 2019 -
9:00am to 10:00am
Thursday, July 18, 2019 -
9:00am to 10:00am
Thursday, October 17, 2019 -
9:00am to 10:00am

The Friends of the Silverdale Library hold a quarterly meeting at the Silverdale library, as well as an ongoing book sale in the library.

We the People: "Behold the Dreamers" by Imbolo Mbue

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm

"Behold the Dreamers" by Imbolo Mbue.

Through the exploration of themes in classic and modern literature, this book group will give readers opportunities to strengthen their vision of democracy and their connections with others. 

Contact a library staff member if you need help obtaining a copy of the book.

 

Bestsellers: "Thinking, Fast and Slow" by Daniel Kahneman

Monday, February 25, 2019 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm

Read fiction and nonfiction that has made bestseller lists throughout the year.

"Thinking, Fast and Slow" by Daniel Kahneman

A psychologist draws on years of research to introduce his "machinery of the mind" model on human decision making to reveal the faults and capabilities of intuitive versus logical thinking.

Bestsellers: "Homegoing" by Yaa Gyasi

Monday, January 28, 2019 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm

Read fiction and nonfiction that has made bestseller lists throughout the year.

"Homegoing" by Yaa Gyasi

Two half-sisters, unknown to each other, are born into different villages in 18th-century Ghana and experience profoundly different lives and legacies throughout subsequent generations marked by wealth, slavery, war, coal mining, the Great Migration and the realities of 20th-century Harlem.

Book Group: "Behold the Dreamers" by Imbolo Mbue

Monday, February 25, 2019 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm

Read and discuss fiction and nonfiction throughout the year.

Selected titles are available at the library's service desk. 

"Behold the Dreamers"  by Imbolo Mbue

Book Group: "The Whistling Season" by Ivan Doig

Monday, January 28, 2019 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm

Read and discuss fiction and nonfiction throughout the year.

Selected titles are available at the library's service desk.

"The Whistling Season" by Ivan Doig

Book Group: "Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy" by Karen Abbott

Monday, December 17, 2018 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm

Read and discuss fiction and nonfiction throughout the year.

Selected titles are available at the library's service desk.

"Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy" by Karen Abbott

Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Testing

Saturday, January 26, 2019 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

Earn Microsoft Office Specialist Certification in Microsoft Office 2016  (Word, Excel or PowerPoint). Students may take up to three exams and in any order they choose. Contact lwinterowd@krl.org for registration and additional information. This program is sponsored by the Washington State Library. 

Kingston Friends of the Library Meeting

Repeats every month on January, February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October, November on the second Monday 12 times.
Monday, January 14, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Monday, February 11, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Monday, March 11, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Monday, April 8, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Monday, May 13, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Monday, June 10, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Monday, July 8, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Monday, September 9, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Monday, October 14, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Monday, November 11, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Monday, January 13, 2020 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Monday, February 10, 2020 -
10:00am to 11:00am

The Kingston Friends meet in the Friends of the Library Meeting Room at noon on the second Monday of each month (except August and December). The members facilitate book sales on occasion throughout the year, sell books via Better World Books and maintain an ongoing sale in the library.

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