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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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Toddler Tales
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler Tales
Monday, Sep. 20, 10:30 a.m.Toddler Tales
KFL Meeting Room
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. Story times this session will be smaller to allow for more space between participants. M...read more

Baby Time
11:15 a.m.
 Baby Time
Monday, Sep. 20, 11:15 a.m.Baby Time
KFL Meeting Room
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. Story times this session will be smaller to allow for more space between participants. M...read more

Club 4 & 5
2:00 p.m.
 Club 4 & 5
Monday, Sep. 20, 2:00 p.m.Club 4 & 5
KFL Meeting Room
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 and begins one week in advance of each meeting. Registration is required for each weekly meeting...read more

Project LIT Book Club
2:45 p.m.
 Project LIT Book Club
Monday, Sep. 20, 2:45 p.m. Project LIT Book Clu
Kent Roosevelt High School
Teens grades 9-12 are invited to join us every six weeks for a book club dedicated to reading and discussing diverse and culturally relevant YA literature. The first meeting will take place at Kent Roosevelt High School. 
Minecraft on Zoom
4:30 p.m.
 Minecraft on Zoom
Monday, Sep. 20, 4:30 p.m.Minecraft on Zoom
Via Zoom
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...read more

Film Series: Van Gogh
7:00 pm
 Film Series: Van Gogh
Monday, Sep. 20, 7:00 pmFilm Series: Van Gog
Journey through the fascinating life of Vincent Van Gogh with a movie showing of the 2017 Good Deed Entertainment Studios film, Loving Vincent. Light refreshments provided during the film. Join us the week prior on Monday, September 13 at 7:00 pm to explore Van Gogh's life through photographs, m...read more
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Music Story Time
10:30 a.m.
 Music Story Time
Tuesday, Sep. 21, 10:30 a.m.Music Story Time
KFL Meeting Room
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...read more

Club 4 & 5
2:00 p.m.
 Club 4 & 5
Tuesday, Sep. 21, 2:00 p.m.Club 4 & 5
KFL Meeting Room
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 and begins one week in advance of each meeting. Registration is required for each weekly meeting...read more

Tales and Treats
4:00 p.m.
 Tales and Treats
Tuesday, Sep. 21, 4:00 p.m. Tales and Treats
Craft Room
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 sp...read more

Pajama Story Time
7:00 p.m.
 Pajama Story Time
Tuesday, Sep. 21, 7:00 p.m.Pajama Story Time
KFL Meeting Room
Families with children of all ages are invited to wear their pj's and join us in the large meeting room for stories, songs and more! Registration is required and begins one week in advance of each session. Registration is required for each weekly story time. Story times will be smaller this...read more

Read the Classics Book Club
7:00 pm
 Read the Classics Book Club
Tuesday, Sep. 21, 7:00 pmRead the Classics Bo
Enjoy reading classic literature with fellow book enthusiasts. Pick up a copy of the book at the check out desk. No registration required. For adults ages 18+.September's program is part of the big read, a program of the National endowment for the arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.  Loo...read more
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Toddler Tales
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler Tales
Wednesday, Sep. 22, 10:30 a.m.Toddler Tales
KFL Meeting Room
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. Story times this session will be smaller to allow for more space between participants. M...read more

S.T.E.A.M @ Your Library
4:00 p.m.
 S.T.E.A.M @ Your Library
Wednesday, Sep. 22, 4:00 p.m.S.T.E.A.M @ Your Lib
KFL Meeting Room
Join us for S.T.E.A.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) activities on Wednesdaysat 4 p.m. This program is for children ages 5-9 years old and will be held in the large meeting room. Registration is required and begins one week in advance of each meeting. Fa...read more

Ready, Set, Art!
6:00 p.m.
 Ready, Set, Art!
Wednesday, Sep. 22, 6:00 p.m.Ready, Set, Art!
Are you a serious artist?  Maybe you have never picked up a drawing pencil.  Either way, come explore and develop your artistic talents at the library.  Each one-hour session will begin with a prompt and end with a masterpiece. All art materials provided by the library. This prog...read more

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Outdoor Family Story Time at Fred Fuller Park
10:30 a.m.
Outdoor Family Story Time at Fred Fuller Park
Thursday, Sep. 23, 10:30 a.m.Outdoor Family Story
Fred Fuller Park
Families are invited to join us for an outdoor story time at the Backwoods Stage in Fred Fuller Park! Grab your picnic blanket or lawn chairs and join us for stories, songs and sunshine! Participants can use musical props-shakers and scarves-that the library provides, or bring their own from ho...read more
Builders Club
4:00 p.m.
 Builders Club
Thursday, Sep. 23, 4:00 p.m.Builders Club
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 ...read more

Tween Zone: Balloon Games
7:00 p.m.
 Tween Zone: Balloon Games
Thursday, Sep. 23, 7:00 p.m.Tween Zone: Balloon
KFL Meeting Room
Students in grades 3 through 5 are invited to join us for a different activity each Thursday evening. This week, we'll be playing a variety of games that feature balloons! This program will meet in our large meeting room. Registration is required weekly for this program. Fall session progra...read more

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Friday Family Story Time
10:30 a.m.
 Friday Family Story Time
Friday, Sep. 24, 10:30 a.m.Friday Family Story
KFL Meeting Room
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. Story times this session will be smaller to allow for more space between participants. Masks are re...read more

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Toddler Tales
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler Tales
Monday, Sep. 27, 10:30 a.m.Toddler Tales
KFL Meeting Room
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. Story times this session will be smaller to allow for more space between participants. M...read more

Baby Time
11:15 a.m.
 Baby Time
Monday, Sep. 27, 11:15 a.m.Baby Time
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. Story times this session will be smaller to allow for more space between participants. M...read more

Club 4 & 5
2:00 p.m.
 Club 4 & 5
Monday, Sep. 27, 2:00 p.m.Club 4 & 5
KFL Meeting Room
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 and begins one week in advance of each meeting. Registration is required for each weekly meeting...read more

Virtual Books and Cooks: Microwave Apple Crisp
4:00 p.m.
Virtual Books and Cooks: Microwave Apple Crisp
Monday, Sep. 27, 4:00 p.m.Virtual Books and Co
Via Zoom
Junior chefs are invited to join us on Zoom from the comfort of their own kitchens, to cook a simple recipe and listen to a story. This program is for children ages 7 - 12 years old and will meet online only. You will receive an ingredient list the Friday before our virtual meeting. You will al...read more

Minecraft on Zoom
4:30 p.m.
 Minecraft on Zoom
Monday, Sep. 27, 4:30 p.m.Minecraft on Zoom
Via Zoom
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...read more

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Music Story Time
10:30 a.m.
 Music Story Time
Tuesday, Sep. 28, 10:30 a.m.Music Story Time
KFL Meeting Room
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...read more

Registration required, begins Sep 21.
Club 4 & 5
2:00 p.m.
 Club 4 & 5
Tuesday, Sep. 28, 2:00 p.m.Club 4 & 5
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 and begins one week in advance of each meeting. Registration is required for each weekly meeting...read more

Registration required, begins Sep 21.
Tales and Treats
4:00 p.m.
 Tales and Treats
Tuesday, Sep. 28, 4:00 p.m. Tales and Treats
KFL Meeting Room
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 sp...read more

Registration required, begins Sep 21.
Pajama Story Time
7:00 p.m.
 Pajama Story Time
Tuesday, Sep. 28, 7:00 p.m.Pajama Story Time
KFL Story Time Room
Families with children of all ages are invited to wear their pj's and join us in the story time room for stories, songs and more! Registration is required and begins one week in advance of each session. Registration is required for each weekly story time. Story times will be smaller this se...read more

Registration required, begins Sep 21.
Game Night: Art Trivia
7:00 pm
 Game Night: Art Trivia
Tuesday, Sep. 28, 7:00 pmGame Night: Art Triv
Prove your Art Trivia knowledge and win fun prizes! Play as a team or compete as an individual. Registration recommended and begins Tuesday, September 14 at 9:00 am. For adults ages 18+. 
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Toddler Tales
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler Tales
Wednesday, Sep. 29, 10:30 a.m.Toddler Tales
KFL Meeting Room
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. Story times this session will be smaller to allow for more space between participants. M...read more

Registration required, begins Sep 22.
S.T.E.A.M @ Your Library
4:00 p.m.
 S.T.E.A.M @ Your Library
Wednesday, Sep. 29, 4:00 p.m.S.T.E.A.M @ Your Lib
KFL Meeting Room
Join us for S.T.E.A.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) activities on Wednesdaysat 4 p.m. This program is for children ages 5-9 years old and will be held in the large meeting room. Registration is required and begins one week in advance of each meeting. Fall pr...read more

Registration required, begins Sep 22.
Mocktails and Masterpieces: Van Gogh Sunflowers
6:30 pm
Mocktails and Masterpieces: Van Gogh Sunflowers
Wednesday, Sep. 29, 6:30 pmMocktails and Master
Follow along to create a beautiful painting, reminiscent of Van Gogh’s Sunflowers while enjoying a refreshing beverage. Registration is required and begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, September 8. For adults ages 18+.

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Outdoor Family Story Time at Fred Fuller Park
10:30 a.m.
Outdoor Family Story Time at Fred Fuller Park
Thursday, Sep. 30, 10:30 a.m.Outdoor Family Story
Fred Fuller Park
Families are invited to join us for an outdoor story time at the Backwoods Stage in Fred Fuller Park! Grab your picnic blanket or lawn chairs and join us for stories, songs and sunshine! Participants can use musical props-shakers and scarves-that the library provides, or bring their own from ho...read more
Builders Club
4:00 p.m.
 Builders Club
Thursday, Sep. 30, 4:00 p.m.Builders Club
KFL Meeting Room
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 ...read more

Registration required, begins Sep 23.
Tween Zone: Mixed Media Leaf Art Collage
7:00 p.m.
Tween Zone: Mixed Media Leaf Art Collage
Thursday, Sep. 30, 7:00 p.m.Tween Zone: Mixed Me
KFL Meeting Room
Students in grades 3 through 5 are invited to join us for a different activity each Thursday evening. This week, we'll be creating art using chalk, leaves, tissue paper and more! This program will meet in our large meeting room. Registration is required weekly for this program. Fall session...read more

Registration required, begins Sep 30.
  
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