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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:
Read the Classics Bo
Tuesday, Jan. 19, 7:00 pm
Enjoy a lively discussion of The Mill on the Floss with other literature lovers. Pick up a copy at the Check Out Desk. Registration is required on the Library Events page at www.kentfreelibrary.org. Registrants will receive a Zoom link for the meeting. For adults ages 18+.
Diverse Voices Book
Thursday, Jan. 21, 7:00 pm
Discuss books from authors who have been historically sidelined due to discrimination. This month we are reading Deacon King Kong by James McBride. Physical copies are available at the Check Out Desk and digital copies are available in the Ohio Digital Library. For adults 18 and up.
Treat Your Shelf Boo
Monday, Jan. 25, 6:30 pm
Join this adult book group to discuss a variety of diverse "anything goes" fiction titles. Pick up your copy of this month's book, When We Were Vikings by Andrew David MacDonald, at the Check Out desk. For adults 18 and up. Registration required.
Creative Crafters: P
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 6:30 pm
Come to a Facebook Premiere for demonstration on how to make painted mugs at home! The first 24 people to registrer will receive a free bag of supplies, which can be picked up at the Information Desk or the Drive Through Window (please call first to arrange).

Registration is required and starts 1/13/21. To attend the program, log on to your Facebook account at the time of the program, go to the library's page, and click on the Event.  Attendees who didn't get supplies from the library should get a Sharpie Oil-Based Paint Marker and a mug.  For adults ages 18+.
Virtual Board Game C
Sunday, Feb. 7, 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Enjoy playing board games that work particularly well over Zoom. Registration is required.
Between the Covers
Tuesday, Feb. 9, 6:30 pm
Join this adult book group to discuss a variety of diverse romance novels with other romance lovers. Pick up a copy of this month's book, The Duke and I by Julia Quinn, at the check out desk. For adults 18 and up. 
Thursday Book Club
Thursday, Feb. 11, 6:30 pm
Join us on Zoom as we discuss popular fiction books! Our February pick is The Lost Jewels by Kirsty Manning. Copies are available at the checkout desk. Registration opens 1/14.
Mocktails and Master
Monday, Feb. 15, 6:30 pm
Pour a glass of your favorite beverage and create a beautiful painting in the comfort of your own home by following along with a Facebook demonstration. Look for the event on the Library's Facebook page.
Mocktails and Master
Monday, Feb. 15, 6:30 pm
Pour a glass of your favorite beverage and create a beautiful painting in the comfort of your own home by following along with a Facebook demonstration. Look for the event on the Library's Facebook page.

Supplies you will need:

1 Canvas
1 Paper Plate
1 Napkin
1 Cup of Water
2 Paint Brushes (1 large & 1 small)
Handful of Q-Tips

Paint Colors:          
Yellow
Blue
Purple
Pink
Black
White
Diverse Voices Book
Thursday, Feb. 18, 7:00 pm
Discuss books from authors who have been historically sidelined due to discrimination. This month we are reading The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander. Physical copies are available at the Check Out Desk and digital copies are available in Hoopla and the Ohio Digital Library. For adults 18 and up.
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Kent Free Library
312 West Main Street
Kent, OH 44240
330.673.4414
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www.kentfreelibrary.org

Library Hours:

Monday 9:00-8:00
Tuesday 9:00-8:00
Wednesday 9:00-8:00
Thursday 9:00-8:00
Fridays 9:00-6:00
Saturday 9:00-5:00
Sundays closed

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