Bringing Business Resources to Library Spaces

Kingston, Ontario – January 3, 2024 – Kingston Economic Development is excited to announce a partnership with Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) to empower the community through a series of monthly workshops and a unique Business Book Club. This collaboration aims to inspire entrepreneurship and enhance digital literacy among individuals and businesses in Kingston.

“At the heart of our collaboration with Kingston Economic Development is a commitment to the well-being and growth of individuals in our community. This partnership means expanded access to knowledge, skills development, and innovative spaces. Together, we’re providing valuable tools for success and building a community that thrives on knowledge and opportunity,” says Laura Carter, CEO, KFPL.

Kingston Economic Development will host monthly workshops designed for individuals who are interested in exploring entrepreneurship and businesses seeking to improve their digital literacy. These workshops will cover a range of topics essential for today’s business landscape, including business planning, digital marketing strategies, financial management and technological advancements. These workshops are open to everyone, from aspiring entrepreneurs with innovative ideas to established businesses looking to adapt and thrive in the digital age.

“Kingston Economic Development looks forward to moving our virtual workshops to in person sessions at the Kingston Frontenac Public Library. The goal of this partnership is to make these sessions more accessible and inclusive to entrepreneurs and small business owners. A big thank you to the KFPL for collaborating with us to support our business community,” says Rob Tamblyn, Business Development Manager – Small & Medium Enterprises, Kingston Economic Development.

The library’s business books section will now include a collection of books about business, carefully curated by the Kingston Economic Development team. Whether you’re fostering the entrepreneurial spark in young minds or honing your own business expertise, these selections offer valuable insights into the world of commerce and innovation!

To learn more about the library’s business section please visit the KFPL website. To register for the business workshops please visit


Media Contact:
Nour Mazloum
Marketing & Communications Manager
Kingston Economic Development Corporation