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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:
Crafter-Noons
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 1:00 p.m.
Children ages 6 and under are invited to join us for a drop-in craft! Each week we will create a new masterpiece. Registration is not required. 
Thursday, Oct. 24, 10:30 a.m.
Join us for 30 minutes of music and movement class led by an instructor from Kindermusik. This class is for babies and toddlers ages 0-2 years old. 
Thursday, Oct. 24, 11:15 a.m.
Join us for a 30-minute music and movement program led by a Kindermusik instructor. Children ages 3 to 5 years old attend the program independently. 
Tween Zone
Thursday, Oct. 24, 7:00 p.m.
Children in grades 3,4 and 5 are invited to join us for a different activity each week. Activities range from science experiments, crafts, games and more! Registration is required and begins one week in advance of each session. Registration closes at 9 p.m. the Wednesday before each program. Space is limited. 
Friday, Oct. 25
Kids ages 3-14 are invited to participate in the Kent Free Library's first Pumpkin Carving and Decorating Photo Contest! Participants simply have to send a photo of their best-carved or decorated pumpkin to shelley.hall@kentfreelibrary.org by Friday, October 25 to enter. Entries must include the participant's full name (first and last), age and a phone number. All photo submissions will be printed and displated in the Children's Room from October 27-October 31 to allow the public to vote for their favorite. The three pumpkins that receive the most votes will receive a candy prize!
Friday Family Story
Friday, Oct. 25, 10:30 a.m.
Children of all ages, with a favorite adult, are invited to join us for  songs, stories, fingerplays and more! Registration is not required. Boarding passes may be picked up from the Youth Services Desk up to 30 minutes prior to the start time. 
American Sign Langua
Saturday, Oct. 26, 11:00 a.m.
Children in grades 3 through 6 are invited to learn about the Deaf community and basic American Sign Language from the KSU Deaf CultureS Club! 
Paws to Read with Lu
Sunday, Oct. 27, 2:00 p.m.
Children in grades K - 5 are invited to sign up for a 15-minute time slot to read to Lupin. (Since this is an hour before Kent Trick or Treat, feel free to wear your costume) Lupin is a certified therapy dog and loves listening to stories!
Paws to Read with Lu
Sunday, Oct. 27, 2:15 p.m.
Children in grades K - 5 are invited to sign up for a 15-minute time slot to read to Lupin. (Since this is an hour before Kent Trick or Treat, feel free to wear your costume) Lupin is a certified therapy dog and loves listening to stories!
Paws to Read with Lu
Sunday, Oct. 27, 2:30 p.m.
Children in grades K - 5 are invited to sign up for a 15-minute time slot to read to Lupin. (Since this is an hour before Kent Trick or Treat, feel free to wear your costume) Lupin is a certified therapy dog and loves listening to stories!
Paws to Read with Lu
Sunday, Oct. 27, 2:45 p.m.
Children in grades K - 5 are invited to sign up for a 15-minute time slot to read to Lupin. (Since this is an hour before Kent Trick or Treat, feel free to wear your costume) Lupin is a certified therapy dog and loves listening to stories!
Monday Family Story
Monday, Oct. 28, 2:30 p.m.
Children of all ages, with a favorite adult, are invited to join us for our NEW Family Story Time. Enjoy songs, stories, fingerplays and more! Registration is not required. Boarding passes may be picked up from the Youth Services Desk up to 30 minutes prior to the start time. 
Books and Cooks
Monday, Oct. 28, 4:00 p.m.
Junior chefs ages 7-12 are invited to join us for a 45-minute program featuring a simple recipe and a story. 
Toddler Art Zone
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 11:00 a.m.
Families with children ages 2 to 4 years old are invited to drop in to explore different art materials and create masterpieces. Toddler Art Zone meets every Tuesday between Augsut 20 and November 19. REgistration is not required. 
Club 4 & 5
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2:00 p.m.
Children ages 4 and 5 years old are invited to join us for 45-minutes of stories, songs and a craft! Each week we will read different themed stories and complete a craft. Children attend this program independently. Registration is required and begins one week in advance of each session. Registration closes at 9 p.m. the Monday before each program. Space is limited. 
Tales and Treats
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 4:00 p.m.
Each week a librarian will read a chapter from the book, Toys Go Out by Emily Jenkins. Following the chapter we will play a game or create an art project, and enjoy a snack. This program is for children in Kindergarten through 2nd grade. Children attend this program independently. Registration is required and begins one week in advance of each session. Registration closes at 9 p.m. the Monday before each program. Space is limited. 
M-Spot
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 7:00 p.m.
Students in grades 6-8 are invited to join us for crafts, science experiments or games each week. Registration is required each week and begins one week ahead of each meeting. 
Pajama Time Story Ti
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 7:00 p.m.
Children of all ages, with a favorite adult, are invited to wear their pajamas for an evening story time. Enjoy songs, stories, fingerplays and more! Registration is not required. Boarding passes may be picked up from the Youth Services Desk up to 30 minutes prior to the start time. 
Crafter-Noons
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 1:00 p.m.
Children ages 6 and under are invited to join us for a drop-in craft! Each week we will create a new masterpiece. Registration is not required. 
Ready, Set, Draw!
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 6:00 p.m.
Children ages 7-12 are invited to come explore and develop their artistic talents at the library. Each meeting will begin with a prompt and end with a masterpiece! 
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Kent Free Library
312 West Main Street
Kent, OH 44240
330.673.4414
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Tuesday 9:00-9:00
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