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Hoyt Library

January thru December 2011

Total circulation of books, audio cassettes, CDs, DVDs, and videos: $97,474
If users had purchased at an average price of $30 each $2,924,220

Librarians answered 18,439 questions.
If a fee-based service was used for each question at $10 each $184,390

The Library subscribed to more than 140 magazines, journals, Newspapers and databases valued at $8554

14,717 patrons attended more than 549 programs for adults and children.
If users paid $10 each $147,170

14,172 patrons used the Free Internet
If users paid $5 each $70,860

517 uses of the free labs by tutors and students
If users paid $30 for each use $15,510

341 uses of the Community Room by groups, organizations and individuals
If users paid $50 for each use $17,050

Access to POWER Library and other online database in the Library and remotely 24/7 $65,000

The Hoyt Library generated over $3.4 million worth of great services in 2011; And – YOUR LIBRARY CARD IS FREE

More than 92,700 people visited the library January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2011.

On the 298 days we were open:

    An average of 311 people visit the library daily
    An average of 327 items are borrowed daily
    An average of 62 reference questions are answered daily
    An average of 48 people accessed the internet daily
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The Municipality of Kingston’s Regular Monthly meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. on October 7, 2019 in Council Chambers, 500 Wyoming Avenue, Kingston, PA.

Holiday Schedule

The Municipality of Kingston’s administrative offices and Department of Public Works will be closed on Thursday, November 28, 2019 and Friday, November 29, 2019 in observance of Thanksgiving and will reopen on Monday, December 2, 2018.

Residents of Zone #3 who normally put their garbage curbside for pick-up on Thursday, are asked to do so on Wednesday, November 27, 2019. Residents of Zone #1 who normally put their garbage curbside for pick up on Friday, are asked to do so on Monday, December 2, 2019.

The Municipality of Kingston will be closed on Monday, October 14, 2019 in observance of Columbus Day. Residents of Zone #1 and #2A who normally place their recycling curbside for pick-up on Monday, are asked to do so on Friday, October 11, 2019. The Municipality will reopen at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 15, 2019.

Petroleum-Based Products Disposal Event

Residents of Kingston will get a chance to dispose of old tires and other unwanted petroleum based products.

Kingston will hold a community wide “petroleum drop-off” on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Proof of Kingston residency will be required to drop off items at the Department of Public Works Municipal Warehouse, 455 Church Street.

Items that will be accepted include tires and the following liquids: motor oil, gasoline, diesel fuel, fuel oil, antifreeze and cooking oil. All liquids must be labeled and in air tight containers. Paint cans will not be accepted.

Recycling Drop-Off Update

Effective immediately, residents are no longer permitted to drop-off single stream recycling at the DPW Warehouse. This measure is implemented due to the significant costs of tipping recycling. Anyone caught dumping recyclable materials on municipal property will be cited for littering. We are sorry for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.

Old Tire & Petroleum Based Products Disposal

Kingston will hold a community wide “petroleum drop-off” on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. CLICK HERE for more information.


Weekly Street Cleaning

Routine street cleaning will begin in the Municipality of Kingston on Monday, April 1, 2019. Please adhere to all posted street cleaning signs.

Kingston Forty Fort Trail Gap

The Kingston and Forty Fort Trail Feasibility Study Draft Plan is available for public comment. Please submit your comments to Ryan Parisi via email at rparisi@simonecollins.com. The review period will be open until March 16th. A link to the Draft Plan and Appendix can be found below:



Public Survey for Kingston Forty Fort Trail Feasibility Study.

New Real Property Inspection Ordinance

Ordinance 2016-6 Ordinance 2016-8 Real Property Inspection Form
No Emergency Dispatch
Kingston will no longer dispatch police, fire, and ambulance calls. As of 12 a.m. on September 1, 2010, all residents and businesses of Kingston, Forty Fort, and Pringle are required to Dial 911 for Police, Fire and Ambulance emergencies. Do not call 287-6911 as this is no longer an emergency number.