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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.

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Monday Virtual Family Story Time
10:30 AM
Monday Virtual Family Story Time
Monday, Aug. 17, 10:30 AMMonday Virtual Famil
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....read more

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Virtual Tales and Treats
4:00 PM
 Virtual Tales and Treats
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 4:00 PMVirtual Tales and Tr
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 ema...read more

Read the Classics Book Club
7:00 pm
 Read the Classics Book Club
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 7:00 pmRead the Classics Bo
Enjoy a lively discussion of Booth Tarkington's classic The Magnificent Ambersons with other literature lovers via Zoom. You can find ebook or digital audiobook copies using the library's Hoopla or Ohio Digital Library (Overdrive/Libby) services or can place a hold on a copy using SearchOhio...read more
Virtual Pajama Time
7:00 p.m.
 Virtual Pajama Time
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 7:00 p.m.Virtual Pajama Time
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. ...read more

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Job Seekers Online: Writing a Cover Letter
12:00 pm
Job Seekers Online: Writing a Cover Letter
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 12:00 pmJob Seekers Online:
Learn how a well-written cover letter can help you land that interview in this half-hour zoom session.Registration required and begins on Wednesday, August 5 at 9:00 am.
Wednesday Virtual Lunch Bunch
12:00 PM
 Wednesday Virtual Lunch Bunch
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 12:00 PMWednesday Virtual Lu
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...read more

Minecraft Streaming on Zoom
4:30 PM
 Minecraft Streaming on Zoom
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 4:30 PMMinecraft Streaming
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....read more

Ready, Set, Art!
7:00 p.m.
 Ready, Set, Art!
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 7:00 p.m.Ready, Set, Art!
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 contai...read more

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Virtual Book Buddies
4:00-4:20 PM
 Virtual Book Buddies
Thursday, Aug. 20, 4:00-4:20 PMVirtual Book Buddies
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 p...read more

Virtual Book Buddies
4:20-4:40 PM
 Virtual Book Buddies
Thursday, Aug. 20, 4:20-4:40 PMVirtual Book Buddies
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 p...read more
Virtual Book Buddies
4:40-5:00 PM
 Virtual Book Buddies
Thursday, Aug. 20, 4:40-5:00 PMVirtual Book Buddies
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 p...read more
Diverse Voices Book Club
7:00 pm
 Diverse Voices Book Club
Thursday, Aug. 20, 7:00 pmDiverse Voices Book
Discuss books by authors that have been historically sidelined due to discrimination. This month, readers can choose between Pushout by Monique Morris and Why They Marched by Susan Ware (eBook & audiobook available via Hoopla). For adults 18 and up.Registration is required and begins on Thu...read more
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Friday Virtual Family Story Time
10:30 AM
Friday Virtual Family Story Time
Friday, Aug. 21, 10:30 AMFriday Virtual Famil
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....read more

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Monday Virtual Family Story Time
10:30 AM
Monday Virtual Family Story Time
Monday, Aug. 24, 10:30 AMMonday Virtual Famil
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....read more

Registration required, begins Aug 17.
Virtual Books and Cooks
3:00 PM
 Virtual Books and Cooks
Monday, Aug. 24, 3:00 PMVirtual Books and Co
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 pr...read more

Registration required, begins Aug 17.
Mocktails and Masterpieces: Rainbow Starry Night
6:30 pm
Mocktails and Masterpieces: Rainbow Starry Night
Monday, Aug. 24, 6:30 pmMocktails and Master
Grab your favorite beverage and a canvas, and create a Rainbow Starry Night in the comfort of your own home by following along with a Facebook Premiere demonstration. Look for the event on the Library's Facebook page to get a reminder about the event.Supplies:A canvas2 paint brushes (1 large and...read more
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Virtual Tales and Treats
4:00 PM
 Virtual Tales and Treats
Tuesday, Aug. 25, 4:00 PMVirtual Tales and Tr
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 ema...read more

Registration required, begins Aug 18.
Virtual Pajama Time
7:00 p.m.
 Virtual Pajama Time
Tuesday, Aug. 25, 7:00 p.m.Virtual Pajama Time
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. ...read more

Registration required, begins Aug 18.
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Wednesday Virtual Lunch Bunch
12:00 PM
 Wednesday Virtual Lunch Bunch
Wednesday, Aug. 26, 12:00 PMWednesday Virtual Lu
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...read more

Registration required, begins Aug 19.
Original Character Design Club
4:30 PM
 Original Character Design Club
Wednesday, Aug. 26, 4:30 PMOriginal Character D
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 desir...read more

Registration required, begins Aug 19.
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Virtual Book Buddies
4:00-4:20 PM
 Virtual Book Buddies
Thursday, Aug. 27, 4:00-4:20 PMVirtual Book Buddies
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 p...read more

Registration required, begins Aug 20.
Virtual Book Buddies
4:20-4:40 PM
 Virtual Book Buddies
Thursday, Aug. 27, 4:20-4:40 PMVirtual Book Buddies
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 p...read more

Registration required, begins Aug 20.
Virtual Book Buddies
4:40-5:00 PM
 Virtual Book Buddies
Thursday, Aug. 27, 4:40-5:00 PMVirtual Book Buddies
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 p...read more

Registration required, begins Aug 20.
Virtual Book Club
7:00 pm
 Virtual Book Club
Thursday, Aug. 27, 7:00 pmVirtual Book Club
Each month's book selection for this social-distance-approved book group is determined by collective vote on social media, and comes from a variety of genres. August's selection is The Ninja Daughter by Tori Eldridge, and is available in eBook or audiobook via Hoopla in the library's Str...read more
Virtual Tween/Teen Craft Night
7:00 p.m.
 Virtual Tween/Teen Craft Night
Thursday, Aug. 27, 7:00 p.m.Virtual Tween/Teen C
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 virtua...read more

Registration required, begins Aug 20.
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Friday Virtual Family Story Time
10:30 AM
Friday Virtual Family Story Time
Friday, Aug. 28, 10:30 AMFriday Virtual Famil
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....read more

Registration required, begins Aug 21.
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Monday Virtual Family Story Time
10:30 AM
Monday Virtual Family Story Time
Monday, Aug. 31, 10:30 AMMonday Virtual Famil
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....read more

Registration required, begins Aug 24.
Virtual Film Club
7:00 pm
 Virtual Film Club
Monday, Aug. 31, 7:00 pmVirtual Film Club
Come to Virtual Film Club to discuss the film The Hours, is the story of three women searching for more potent, meaningful lives. Each is alive at a different time and place, all are linked by their yearnings and their fears. Their stories intertwine, and finally come together in a surprising, trans...read more
     
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