Tomi Whalen

‘One Book, One Community’ author visit

Kingston will have the honor of hosting author Bonnie Sue Hitchcock at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Kingston Village Green Community Center. She wrote… Continue reading


With the new year will come happy changes | Check It Out

It has been a privilege to serve you, especially during the past couple of years when amazing things have been happening in Kingston. I hope… Continue reading


Thank you for supporting the library levy | Check It Out

The library levy passed with — as of this writing — nearly 65 percent of the vote. Thank you very much for your support. Although… Continue reading


Time for reflection | Check It Out

The course of our library will be changed within the first week of this month as a result of the levy outcome — Proposition 1… Continue reading

What’s cookin’ at the library? | Check It Out

This month, the library will offer a cooking class, secrets to preserving old photographs, and some mysteries. Join your neighbors and learn something new while… Continue reading

STEM opportunities at your local library | Check it out

Youth Services Librarian Whitney has hosted Teen STEM programs every month this year. Some of the activities included building roving robots and snap circuits, designing… Continue reading

A little something for everyone | Check It Out

Classes and events at your library provide education and entertainment for all ages. Here’s what’s happening in July. Kingston branch nUkulele Lessons: 10:30-11:30 a.m. July… Continue reading

Summer learning at your library | Check It Out

Kitsap Regional Library’s “Three Months of Summer Learning” begins June 1. Keep a record of how much you read this summer and earn prizes. Come… Continue reading

Chevy Stevens, author of ‘Thrillers’, visits Kingston | Check It Out

Although Spring is coming, we have plenty of those rainy days left, which are perfect for watching a film, listening to a story or music,… Continue reading

Chevy Stevens, author of Thrillers, Visits Kingston | Check It Out

Although spring is coming, we will have plenty of rainy days which are perfect for watching a film, listening to a story or music, and… Continue reading

What if everyone in Kitsap read the same book? | Check it Out

Join the “One Book, One Community” read and take part in opportunities to discuss, learn and connect. This year’s book, “A Sudden Light” by Garth… Continue reading

November is National Novel Writing Month | Check It Out

Your library can help those who want to write that work of fiction that people are waiting for.

Spring break at your local library | Check it Out

Take a break and visit us for a program or a new title. Ask us how to download free music using Freegal Music from our website.

There’s still time for summer reading | Check It Out

As we say goodbye to summer, think about all the reading you did on those long evenings filled with natural light.

Events for the family at the library | Check It Out

There is something for everyone at your library this summer.

On leaving the old community center and library | Check It Out

One never knows exactly how it will feel to leave a place filled with memories. We look forward to providing service to you in the new building at the Village Green on West Kingston and Dulay roads.

The virtue of patience reigns this spring | Check It Out

Below is a list of our events this month. Before heading to the library after the first week of April, please call 360-297-3330 or check to confirm we are open. If you are unable to reach us via telephone during regularly scheduled open hours, please call the Little Boston location at 360-297-2670 for updated information.

Ring out the old; ring in the new | Check It Out

Last year was amazing for Kitsap Regional Library with our new brand launch, new website, new Strategic Plan, new Inspire publication, new Institute of Museum and Library Services Grant to develop programs for small and rural libraries on science, technology, engineering and math, and new-building groundbreaking in Kingston.

Calling all readers, writers and bookworms | Check It Out

As 2015 ends, I am reflecting on the various journeys I have experienced this year. The most amazing one of all was a sojourn to Bali, which never would have happened if I had not supported the Village Green by signing up for this silent auction adventure offered at Pie in the Park. Opportunities to grow and learn sometimes catch us by surprise.

New library coming along | Check It Out

When Kingston staff members had a chance to take a hard-hat tour of the Kingston Village Green Community Center under construction and get a glimpse of the new library, we were all amazed.