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Kent Free Library Events

Join us for upcoming events at Kent Free Library. All events are free and open to the public. Registration is required where noted.
 Limit by audience:
Just a Taste Book Cl
Thursday, Jun. 2, 6:30 pm
Explore a different genre each month! From fantasy to horror to historical fiction and more, you will get "just a taste" of a variety of genres and maybe discover that you like one that you never tried before!

View the reading list on the Book Discussion Groups page.
Board Game Club
Sunday, Jun. 5, 1:30 - 3:30
Drop in from 1:30 to 3:30 on the first Sunday of each month to play board games with other enthusiasts.  Bring a friend or make new ones.  No registration required.  For ages 18+.
No Shelf Control Boo
Monday, Jun. 6, 11:00 am
No Shelf Control meets the first Monday of each month at 11:00 am. For adults ages 18+. Pick up a copy at the Check Out Desk.  No registration required.

See each month's titles on the Book Club page.
Thursday Morning Boo
Thursday, Jun. 9, 11:00 am
Join fellow book lovers for a lively discussion on popular books. May's title is The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah. Pick up a copy at the Check Out Desk. No registratino required. For adults 18+.
Concert Series: Mick
Sunday, Jun. 12, 2:00 pm
Listen to rootsy, blues-based local singer and songwriter, Mick Rogers, perform original pieces on guitar and mandolin. Rogers will feature songs from his ten CDs that tell stories of interesting characters and experiences growing up in Northeast Ohio.  All ages welcome.  No registration required.

The Concert Series is generously support by the Friends of Kent Free Library.
Greener Living, Clea
Tuesday, Jun. 14, 7:00 pm
Learn to make ocean-friendly cleaning products from a few simple household items.  Registration is required and begins on May 31 at 9:00 am.  For adults ages 18+.
Read the Classics Bo
Tuesday, Jun. 21, 7:00 pm
Enjoy reading classic literature with fellow book enthusiasts every third Tuesday at 7:00 pm.

Pick up a copy at the Check Out Desk. No registration required. For adults ages 18+.
Game Night: Name tha
Thursday, Jun. 23, 7:00 pm
In keeping with our summer reading theme, Oceans of Possibilities, test your knowledge of song titles that feature beach or ocean themes. Play as a team or compete as an individual. No registration required. For adults 18+.
Film-to-Fiction Book
Monday, Jun. 27, 7:00 pm
Join the Film-to-Fiction Book Club to explore books that have led to movie adaptations. Meeting the 4th Monday of every month from 7:00-8:00pm. For adults ages 18+. Pick up a copy at the check out desk. No registration required.   
Just a Taste Book Cl
Thursday, Jul. 7, 6:30 pm
Explore a different genre each month! From fantasy to horror to historical fiction and more, you will get "just a taste" of a variety of genres and maybe discover that you like one that you never tried before!

View the reading list on the Book Discussion Groups page.
Board Game Club
Sunday, Jul. 10, 1:30 - 3:30
Drop in from 1:30 to 3:30 on the first Sunday of each month to play board games with other enthusiasts.  Bring a friend or make new ones.  No registration required.  For ages 18+.
No Shelf Control Boo
Monday, Jul. 11, 11:00 am
No Shelf Control meets the first Monday of each month at 11:00 am. For adults ages 18+. Pick up a copy at the Check Out Desk.  No registration required.

See each month's titles on the Book Club page.
Thursday Morning Boo
Thursday, Jul. 14, 11:00 am
Join fellow book lovers for a lively discussion on popular books. May's title is The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah. Pick up a copy at the Check Out Desk. No registratino required. For adults 18+.
Read the Classics Bo
Tuesday, Jul. 19, 7:00 pm
Enjoy reading classic literature with fellow book enthusiasts every third Tuesday at 7:00 pm.

Pick up a copy at the Check Out Desk. No registration required. For adults ages 18+.
Film-to-Fiction Book
Monday, Jul. 25, 7:00 pm
Join the Film-to-Fiction Book Club to explore books that have led to movie adaptations. Meeting the 4th Monday of every month from 7:00-8:00pm. For adults ages 18+. Pick up a copy at the check out desk. No registration required.   
2022 Summer Read Fin
Friday, Jul. 29, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Everyone is invited to celebrate the 2022 Summer Read with us! Visit the library for lawn games, a sand play area, ice cream from Pav's Ice Cream truck, craft tables, a balloon artist and more! All ages are welcome to attend. Reading records will be accepted and rewards given out during the party. 
No Shelf Control Boo
Monday, Aug. 1, 11:00 am
No Shelf Control meets the first Monday of each month at 11:00 am. For adults ages 18+. Pick up a copy at the Check Out Desk.  No registration required.

See each month's titles on the Book Club page.
Just a Taste Book Cl
Thursday, Aug. 4, 6:30 pm
Explore a different genre each month! From fantasy to horror to historical fiction and more, you will get "just a taste" of a variety of genres and maybe discover that you like one that you never tried before!

View the reading list on the Book Discussion Groups page.
Board Game Club
Sunday, Aug. 7, 1:30 - 3:30
Drop in from 1:30 to 3:30 on the first Sunday of each month to play board games with other enthusiasts.  Bring a friend or make new ones.  No registration required.  For ages 18+.
Thursday Morning Boo
Thursday, Aug. 11, 11:00 am
Join fellow book lovers for a lively discussion on popular books. May's title is The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah. Pick up a copy at the Check Out Desk. No registratino required. For adults 18+.
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