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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:
Music Story Time
Tuesday, Oct. 26, 10:30 am
Families with children of all ages are invited to join us for a special weekly story time featuring books, songs played on a ukelele by one of the Youth Service Department librarians and more! This story time will be held in our large meeting room. Registration is required for each weekly story time. Registration begins one week in advance of each meeting.
Story times this session will be smaller to allow for more space between participants. Masks are required during all Youth Services Department programming for attendees ages 2 and up. 
Tales and Treats
Tuesday, Oct. 26, 4:00 pm
Children in grades K-2 are invited to join us for games, crafts, a story and a snack to bring home. This program will meet in the large meeting room. Registration is required and begins one week in advance of each meeting. 
Fall programming attendance numbers will be smaller to allow for more space between participants. Masks are required during all Youth Services Programming for attendees ages 2 and up. 
Pajama Story Time
Tuesday, Oct. 26, 7:00 pm
Families with children of all ages are invited to wear their pj's and join us for stories, songs and more! This story time will be held in the Story Time room. Registration is required for each weekly story time. Registration begins one week in advance of each meeting.
Story times will be smaller this session to allow for more space between participants. Masks are required during all Youth Services Department programming for attendees ages 2 and up.

 
Toddler Tales
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 10:30 am
Families with children ages 2 and 3 years old are invited to join us for stories, songs and more! This story time will be held in our large meeting room. Registration is required for each weekly story time. Registration begins one week in advance of each meeting.
Story times this session will be smaller to allow for more space between participants. Masks are required during all Youth Services Department Programming for attendees ages 2 and up. 
S.T.E.A.M @ Your Lib
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 4:00 pm

Join us for S.T.E.A.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) activities on Wednesdays
at 4 p.m. 
This program is for children ages 5-9 years old and will be held in the craft room. 
Registration is required and begins one week in advance of each meeting. 
Fall programming attendance numbers will be smaller to allow for more space between participants. Masks are required during all Youth Services Department programming for attendees ages 2 and up. 

Builders Club
Thursday, Oct. 28, 4:00 pm

Join us for creative construction featuring different types of building toys - Legos©, Duplos, K’Nex, Lincoln Logs, Tinker Toys, and more! Participants can bring their own materials or use the ones available at the library. Creations may be left to display at the library between meetings for everyone to enjoy! This program is for children ages 4-14 years old and will be held in the large meeting room. Registration is required and begins one week in advance of each meeting. 
Fall programming attendance numbers will be smaller to allow for more space between participants. Masks are required during all Youth Services Department programming for attendees ages 2 and up. 

Tween Zone: Hallowee
Thursday, Oct. 28, 7:00 pm
Students in grades 3 through 5 are invited to join us for a different activity each Thursday evening. Dress up in a costume and join us for Halloween party fun! This program will meet in the Craft Room room. Registration is required and begins one week in advance of each meeting. 
Fall session programming attendance will be limited to allow for more space between participants. Masks are required during all Youth Services Department programming for attendees ages 2 and up. 
Friday Family Story
Friday, Oct. 29, 10:30 am
Families with children of all ages are invited to join us for stories, songs and more! This story time will be held in our large meeting room. Registration is required for each weekly story time. Registration begins one week in advance of each meeting.
Story times this session will be smaller to allow for more space between participants. Masks are required during all Youth Services Department Programming for attendees ages 2 and up. 
DIY Haunted Gingerbr
Saturday, Oct. 30, 11:00 a.m.
Families with children of all ages are invited to assemble and decorate a haunted gingerbread house together. There will be a limit of one house per family. Please list the number of people in your group when registering. Choose either the 11 a.m. or 12 p.m. session. Registration is required and begins one week in advance. 
Fall programming attendance will be limited to allow for more space between participants. Masks are required during all Youth Services Dpeartment programming for attendees ages 2 and up. 
DIY Haunted Gingerbr
Saturday, Oct. 30, 12:00 p.m.
Families with children of all ages are invited to assemble and decorate a haunted gingerbread house together. There will be a limit of one house per family. Please list the number of people in your group when registering. Choose either the 11 a.m. or 12 p.m. session. Registration is required and begins one week in advance. 
Fall programming attendance will be limited to allow for more space between participants. Masks are required during all Youth Services Dpeartment programming for attendees ages 2 and up. 
Toddler Tales
Monday, Nov. 1, 10:30 a.m.
Families with children ages 2 and 3 years old are invited to join us for stories, songs and more! This story time will be held in our large meeting room. Registration is required for each weekly story time. Registration begins one week in advance of each meeting.
Story times this session will be smaller to allow for more space between participants. Masks are required during all Youth Services Department programming for attendees ages 2 and up. 
Baby Time
Monday, Nov. 1, 11:15 a.m.
Families with babies 0-23 months are invited to join us for books, singing, rhymes and more! This story time will be held in our large meeting room. Registration is required for each weekly story time. Registration begins one week in advance of each meeting.
Story times this session will be smaller to allow for more space between participants. Masks are required during all Youth Services Programming for all attendees ages 2 and up. 
Club 4 & 5
Monday, Nov. 1, 2:00 p.m.
Children ages 4 and 5 years old are invited to join us in the large meeting room for themed stories, singing and dancing, and a craft. Children attend this program independently. Registration is required for each weekly story time. Registration begins one week in advance of each meeting.
Programming attendance will be smaller this session to allow for more space between participants. Masks are required during all Youth Services Department programming for attendees ages 2 and up. 
Minecraft on Zoom
Monday, Nov. 1, 4:30 p.m.

Join us on Zoom for our Minecraft stream to help us create our own Minecraft world. Participants can join in on the fun with their own Minecraft accounts. This program is for children entering grades 1 - 6 and will meet online only. 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 three to five minutes prior to the start time to make sure your technology is working.
Registration is required and begins one week in advance of each meeting. 

Music Story Time
Tuesday, Nov. 2, 10:30 a.m.
Families with children of all ages are invited to join us for a special weekly story time featuring books, songs played on a ukelele by one of the Youth Service Department librarians and more! This story time will be held in our large meeting room. Registration is required for each weekly story time. Registration begins one week in advance of each meeting.
Story times this session will be smaller to allow for more space between participants. Masks are required during all Youth Services Department programming for attendees ages 2 and up. 
Club 4 & 5
Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2:00 p.m.
Children ages 4 and 5 years old are invited to join us in the large meeting room for themed stories, singing and dancing, and a craft. Children attend this program independently. Registration is required for each weekly story time. Registration begins one week in advance of each meeting.
Programming attendance will be smaller this session to allow for more space between participants. Masks are required during all Youth Services Department programming for attendees ages 2 and up. 
Tales and Treats
Tuesday, Nov. 2, 4:00 PM
Children in grades K-2 are invited to join us for games, crafts, a story and a snack to bring home. This program will meet in the large meeting room. Registration is required and begins one week in advance of each meeting. 
Fall programming attendance numbers will be smaller to allow for more space between participants. Masks are required during all Youth Services Programming for attendees ages 2 and up. 
Pajama Story Time
Tuesday, Nov. 2, 7:00 p.m.
Families with children of all ages are invited to wear their pj's and join us for stories, songs and more! This story time will be held in the Story Time room. Registration is required for each weekly story time. Registration begins one week in advance of each meeting.
Story times will be smaller this session to allow for more space between participants. Masks are required during all Youth Services Department programming for attendees ages 2 and up.

 
Toddler Tales
Wednesday, Nov. 3, 10:30 a.m.
Families with children ages 2 and 3 years old are invited to join us for stories, songs and more! This story time will be held in our large meeting room. Registration is required for each weekly story time. Registration begins one week in advance of each meeting.
Story times this session will be smaller to allow for more space between participants. Masks are required during all Youth Services Department Programming for attendees ages 2 and up. 
S.T.E.A.M @ Your Lib
Wednesday, Nov. 3, 4:00 p.m.

Join us for S.T.E.A.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) activities on Wednesdays
at 4 p.m. 
This program is for children ages 5-9 years old and will be held in the craft room. 
Registration is required and begins one week in advance of each meeting. 
Fall programming attendance numbers will be smaller to allow for more space between participants. Masks are required during all Youth Services Department programming for attendees ages 2 and up. 

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