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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:
Monday Virtual Famil
Monday, Aug. 17, 10:30 AM
Families with children of all ages are welcome to watch and participate with this online version of Kent Free Library Story Time! You will receive an email at 10:00 a.m. the morning of the story time. The email will contain a Zoom link and password that will allow you to join the virtual story time. We suggest logging in five to seven minutes prior to the story time to make sure your technology is working.
Virtual Tales and Tr
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 4:00 PM
Children entering kindergarten through 2nd grade are welcome to join us for Virtual Tales and Treats! During the 30-minute program, we will read a few chapters of Roald Dahl's The BFG together. Grab a snack, some drawing supplies, and get ready for a great tale! You will receive an email at 3:00 p.m. the afternoon of the program. The email will contain a Zoom link and password that will allow you to join the virtual program. We suggest logging in five to seven minutes prior to the start time to make sure your technology is working. 
Virtual Pajama Time
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 7:00 p.m.
Families with children of all ages are welcome to watch and participate with this online version of Kent Free Library Story Time! You will receive an email at 6:30 p.m. the evening of the story time. The email will contain a Zoom link and password that will allow you to join the virtual story time. We suggest logging in five to seven minutes prior to the story time to make sure your technology is working.
Wednesday Virtual Lu
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 12:00 PM
Children ages 3 - 6 years old are welcome to tune in for LUNCH BUNCH at 12:00 p.m. every Wednesday! Share your lunchtime with some Kent Free Library friends while listening to stories, singing songs, and watching shenanigans! You will receive an email at 11:00 a.m. the morning of the story time. The email will contain a Zoom link and password that will allow you to join the virtual story time. We suggest logging in five to seven minutes prior to the story time to make sure your technology is working.
Minecraft Streaming
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 4:30 PM
Students in grades 1 through 6 are invited to join us on Zoom for our Minecraft stream to help us create our own Minecraft world. Participants will teach Miss Caylee, a complete Minecraft beginner, how to set things up and have input as to how she plays the game. You will receive an email at 4:00 p.m. the afternoon of the program. The email will contain a Zoom link and password that will allow you to join the virtual program. We suggest logging in five to seven minutes prior to the start time to make sure your technology is working.
Ready, Set, Art!
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 7:00 p.m.
Students in kindergarten through 3rd grade are invited to join us for a virtual monthly meeting featuring a different art project each session. A supply list will be emailed the Monday prior to the meeting. You will also receive an email at 6:30 p.m. the evening of the program. The email will contain a Zoom link and password that will allow you to join the virtual program. We suggest logging in five to seven minutes prior to the program to make sure your technology is working.
Virtual Book Buddies
Thursday, Aug. 20, 4:00-4:20 PM
Young readers, ages 10 and under, are welcome to register for a one-on-one virtual meeting with a Youth Services Librarian to practice reading! Participants can specify whether they want to be read to, read themselves, or share the reading with the librarian. Readers may register for one time slot per session, and each time slot will last 20 minutes. Readers who complete five sessions will earn a free book to keep! Whether a fluent or beginning reader, enjoy being a Book Buddy with your Kent Free Library librarians! Meetings will be held using the Zoom platform. You will receive an email at 3:00 p.m. the afternoon of the program. The email will contain a Zoom link and password that will allow you to join the virtual program. We suggest logging in five to seven minutes prior to your scheduled time slot to make sure your technology is working.
Virtual Book Buddies
Thursday, Aug. 20, 4:20-4:40 PM
Young readers, ages 10 and under, are welcome to register for a one-on-one virtual meeting with a Youth Services Librarian to practice reading! Participants can specify whether they want to be read to, read themselves, or share the reading with the librarian. Readers may register for one time slot per session, and each time slot will last 20 minutes. Readers who complete five sessions will earn a free book to keep! Whether a fluent or beginning reader, enjoy being a Book Buddy with your Kent Free Library librarians! Meetings will be held using the Zoom platform. You will receive an email at 3:00 p.m. the afternoon of the program. The email will contain a Zoom link and password that will allow you to join the virtual program. We suggest logging in five to seven minutes prior to your scheduled time slot to make sure your technology is working.
Virtual Book Buddies
Thursday, Aug. 20, 4:40-5:00 PM
Young readers, ages 10 and under, are welcome to register for a one-on-one virtual meeting with a Youth Services Librarian to practice reading! Participants can specify whether they want to be read to, read themselves, or share the reading with the librarian. Readers may register for one time slot per session, and each time slot will last 20 minutes. Readers who complete five sessions will earn a free book to keep! Whether a fluent or beginning reader, enjoy being a Book Buddy with your Kent Free Library librarians! Meetings will be held using the Zoom platform. You will receive an email at 3:00 p.m. the afternoon of the program. The email will contain a Zoom link and password that will allow you to join the virtual program. We suggest logging in five to seven minutes prior to your scheduled time slot to make sure your technology is working.
Friday Virtual Famil
Friday, Aug. 21, 10:30 AM
Families with children of all ages are welcome to watch and participate with this online version of Kent Free Library Story Time! You will receive an email at 10:00 a.m. the morning of the story time. The email will contain a Zoom link and password that will allow you to join the virtual story time. We suggest logging in five to seven minutes prior to the story time to make sure your technology is working.
Monday Virtual Famil
Monday, Aug. 24, 10:30 AM
Families with children of all ages are welcome to watch and participate with this online version of Kent Free Library Story Time! You will receive an email at 10:00 a.m. the morning of the story time. The email will contain a Zoom link and password that will allow you to join the virtual story time. We suggest logging in five to seven minutes prior to the story time to make sure your technology is working.
Virtual Books and Co
Monday, Aug. 24, 3:00 PM
Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to follow and make a recipe virtually.  You will receive an email at 2:00 p.m. the afternoon of the program. The email will contain a Zoom link and password that will allow you to join the virtual program. We suggest logging in five to seven minutes prior to the start time to make sure your technology is working.
Virtual Tales and Tr
Tuesday, Aug. 25, 4:00 PM
Children entering kindergarten through 2nd grade are welcome to join us for Virtual Tales and Treats! During the 30-minute program, we will read a few chapters of Roald Dahl's The BFG together. Grab a snack, some drawing supplies, and get ready for a great tale! You will receive an email at 3:00 p.m. the afternoon of the program. The email will contain a Zoom link and password that will allow you to join the virtual program. We suggest logging in five to seven minutes prior to the start time to make sure your technology is working. ​​​​​​​
Virtual Pajama Time
Tuesday, Aug. 25, 7:00 p.m.
Families with children of all ages are welcome to watch and participate with this online version of Kent Free Library Story Time! You will receive an email at 6:30 p.m. the evening of the story time. The email will contain a Zoom link and password that will allow you to join the virtual story time. We suggest logging in five to seven minutes prior to the story time to make sure your technology is working.
Wednesday Virtual Lu
Wednesday, Aug. 26, 12:00 PM
Children ages 3 - 6 years old are welcome to tune in for LUNCH BUNCH at 12:00 p.m. every Wednesday! Share your lunchtime with some Kent Free Library friends while listening to stories, singing songs, and watching shenanigans! You will receive an email at 11:00 a.m. the morning of the story time. The email will contain a Zoom link and password that will allow you to join the virtual story time. We suggest logging in five to seven minutes prior to the story time to make sure your technology is working.
Original Character D
Wednesday, Aug. 26, 4:30 PM
Students in grades 4 through 8 are invited to join us on Zoom for a club celebrating original character design. Participants will be given prompts for creating and drawing all new characters each meeting. Drawing skills of all levels are welcome! Friendly feedback will be provided only if desired. You will receive an email at 4:00 p.m. the afternoon of the program. The email will contain a Zoom link and password that will allow you to join the virtual program. We suggest logging in five to seven minutes prior to the start time to make sure your technology is working.
Virtual Book Buddies
Thursday, Aug. 27, 4:00-4:20 PM
Young readers, ages 10 and under, are welcome to register for a one-on-one virtual meeting with a Youth Services Librarian to practice reading! Participants can specify whether they want to be read to, read themselves, or share the reading with the librarian. Readers may register for one time slot per session, and each time slot will last 20 minutes. Readers who complete five sessions will earn a free book to keep! Whether a fluent or beginning reader, enjoy being a Book Buddy with your Kent Free Library librarians! Meetings will be held using the Zoom platform. You will receive an email at 3:00 p.m. the afternoon of the program. The email will contain a Zoom link and password that will allow you to join the virtual program. We suggest logging in five to seven minutes prior to your scheduled time slot to make sure your technology is working.
Virtual Book Buddies
Thursday, Aug. 27, 4:20-4:40 PM
Young readers, ages 10 and under, are welcome to register for a one-on-one virtual meeting with a Youth Services Librarian to practice reading! Participants can specify whether they want to be read to, read themselves, or share the reading with the librarian. Readers may register for one time slot per session, and each time slot will last 20 minutes. Readers who complete five sessions will earn a free book to keep! Whether a fluent or beginning reader, enjoy being a Book Buddy with your Kent Free Library librarians! Meetings will be held using the Zoom platform. You will receive an email at 3:00 p.m. the afternoon of the program. The email will contain a Zoom link and password that will allow you to join the virtual program. We suggest logging in five to seven minutes prior to your scheduled time slot to make sure your technology is working.
Virtual Book Buddies
Thursday, Aug. 27, 4:40-5:00 PM
Young readers, ages 10 and under, are welcome to register for a one-on-one virtual meeting with a Youth Services Librarian to practice reading! Participants can specify whether they want to be read to, read themselves, or share the reading with the librarian. Readers may register for one time slot per session, and each time slot will last 20 minutes. Readers who complete five sessions will earn a free book to keep! Whether a fluent or beginning reader, enjoy being a Book Buddy with your Kent Free Library librarians! Meetings will be held using the Zoom platform. You will receive an email at 3:00 p.m. the afternoon of the program. The email will contain a Zoom link and password that will allow you to join the virtual program. We suggest logging in five to seven minutes prior to your scheduled time slot to make sure your technology is working.
Virtual Tween/Teen C
Thursday, Aug. 27, 7:00 p.m.
Students in grades 3 - 8 are invited to join us on Zoom for a virtual craft night! A supply list will be emailed Monday, August 24, and you will also receive an email at 6:00 p.m. the evening of the program. This email will contain a Zoom link and password that will allow you to join the virtual program. We suggest logging in five to seven minutes prior to the start time to make sure your technology is working.
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Kent, OH 44240
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Tuesday 9:00-9:00
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