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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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Recycled Rocket Building Contest Entry Submission Period
Recycled Rocket Building Contest Entry Submission Period
Sunday, Jun. 2Recycled Rocket Buil
Do you like to build things? Do you like to create your own designs? If yes, this is the contest for you! As part of this year’s Summer Reading theme A Universe of Stories, the Youth Services Departmen...read more
Photo Contest Entry Submission Period (for Grades 5-8)
9:00 a.m.
Photo Contest Entry Submission Period (for Grades 5-8)
Sunday, Jun. 2, 9:00 a.m.Photo Contest Entry

Get ready Shutterbugs! Our 13th annual photo contest for students entering grades 5 - 8...read more

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Recycled Rocket Building Contest Entry Submission Period
Recycled Rocket Building Contest Entry Submission Period
Sunday, Jun. 9Recycled Rocket Buil
Do you like to build things? Do you like to create your own designs? If yes, this is the contest for you! As part of this year’s Summer Reading theme A Universe of Stories, the Youth Services Departmen...read more
Photo Contest Entry Submission Period (for Grades 5-8)
9:00 a.m.
Photo Contest Entry Submission Period (for Grades 5-8)
Sunday, Jun. 9, 9:00 a.m.Photo Contest Entry

Get ready Shutterbugs! Our 13th annual photo contest for students entering grades 5 - 8...read more

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Recycled Rocket Building Contest Entry Submission Period
Recycled Rocket Building Contest Entry Submission Period
Saturday, Jun. 15Recycled Rocket Buil
Do you like to build things? Do you like to create your own designs? If yes, this is the contest for you! As part of this year’s Summer Reading theme A Universe of Stories, the Youth Services Departmen...read more
Photo Contest Entry Submission Period (for Grades 5-8)
9:00 a.m.
Photo Contest Entry Submission Period (for Grades 5-8)
Saturday, Jun. 15, 9:00 a.m.Photo Contest Entry

Get ready Shutterbugs! Our 13th annual photo contest for students entering grades 5 - 8...read more

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Recycled Rocket Building Contest Entry Submission Period
Recycled Rocket Building Contest Entry Submission Period
Thursday, Jun. 20Recycled Rocket Buil
Do you like to build things? Do you like to create your own designs? If yes, this is the contest for you! As part of this year’s Summer Reading theme A Universe of Stories, the Youth Services Departmen...read more
Photo Contest Entry Submission Period (for Grades 5-8)
9:00 a.m.
Photo Contest Entry Submission Period (for Grades 5-8)
Thursday, Jun. 20, 9:00 a.m.Photo Contest Entry

Get ready Shutterbugs! Our 13th annual photo contest for students entering grades 5 - 8...read more

Tween Zone: DIY Galaxy T-Shirts
7:00 p.m.
 Tween Zone: DIY Galaxy T-Shirts
Thursday, Jun. 20, 7:00 p.m.Tween Zone: DIY Gala
Children entering grades 3-5 are invited to join us in creating galaxy t-shirts. Please bring a plain black t-shirt to this program. 

Stories of the Universe
7:00 pm
 Stories of the Universe
Thursday, Jun. 20, 7:00 pmStories of the Unive
Join James Guilford, Director of Stephens Memorial Observatory of Hiram College, for an evening of stories about the universe.  From the mythology about the constellations to the history of planetary exploration, Guilford will share some of the stories that the cosmos inspires as well as those ...read more
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Recycled Rocket Building Contest Entry Submission Period
Recycled Rocket Building Contest Entry Submission Period
Friday, Jun. 21Recycled Rocket Buil
Do you like to build things? Do you like to create your own designs? If yes, this is the contest for you! As part of this year’s Summer Reading theme A Universe of Stories, the Youth Services Departmen...read more
Photo Contest Entry Submission Period (for Grades 5-8)
9:00 a.m.
Photo Contest Entry Submission Period (for Grades 5-8)
Friday, Jun. 21, 9:00 a.m.Photo Contest Entry

Get ready Shutterbugs! Our 13th annual photo contest for students entering grades 5 - 8...read more

Friday Family Story Time
10:30 a.m.
 Friday Family Story Time
Friday, Jun. 21, 10:30 a.m.Friday Family Story
Children of all ages and their favorite adult are invited to join us for stories and songs!
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Photo Contest Entry Submission Period (for Grades 5-8)
9:00 a.m.
Photo Contest Entry Submission Period (for Grades 5-8)
Saturday, Jun. 22, 9:00 a.m.Photo Contest Entry

Get ready Shutterbugs! Our 13th annual photo contest for students entering grades 5 - 8...read more

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Photo Contest Entry Submission Period (for Grades 5-8)
9:00 a.m.
Photo Contest Entry Submission Period (for Grades 5-8)
Sunday, Jun. 23, 9:00 a.m.Photo Contest Entry

Get ready Shutterbugs! Our 13th annual photo contest for students entering grades 5 - 8...read more

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Photo Contest Entry Submission Period (for Grades 5-8)
9:00 a.m.
Photo Contest Entry Submission Period (for Grades 5-8)
Monday, Jun. 24, 9:00 a.m.Photo Contest Entry

Get ready Shutterbugs! Our 13th annual photo contest for students entering grades 5 - 8...read more

Toddler Story Time
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler Story Time
Monday, Jun. 24, 10:30 a.m.Toddler Story Time
Children ages 2 to 3 years old and their favorite grown up are invited to join us for stories and songs!
Books and Cooks: Taco Pizza
4:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
 Books and Cooks: Taco Pizza
Monday, Jun. 24, 4:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.Books and Cooks: Tac
Junior chefs ages 7-12 are invited to join us for a story followed by making a simple recipe. 

Treat Your Shelf Book Club
6:30 pm
 Treat Your Shelf Book Club
Monday, Jun. 24, 6:30 pm
Meet with us on last Monday of each month at 6:30 pm to discuss a variety of fiction titles in a fun, laid-back setting. This is an “anything goes” book club and our books will be diverse in their range. No registration is required.  Find copies of each month's title at the Chec...read more
M-Spot: Space Sun Catchers
7:00 p.m.
 M-Spot: Space Sun Catchers
Monday, Jun. 24, 7:00 p.m.M-Spot: Space Sun Ca

Students entering grades 6–8 are invited to join us for crafts, science experiments or ...read more


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Photo Contest Entry Submission Period (for Grades 5-8)
9:00 a.m.
Photo Contest Entry Submission Period (for Grades 5-8)
Tuesday, Jun. 25, 9:00 a.m.Photo Contest Entry

Get ready Shutterbugs! Our 13th annual photo contest for students entering grades 5 - 8...read more

Music and Movement Story Time
10:30 a.m.
 Music and Movement Story Time
Tuesday, Jun. 25, 10:30 a.m.Music and Movement S
Children of all ages and their favorite grown up are invited to join us for songs, dancing and stories!
Toddler Art Zone
11:15 a.m.
 Toddler Art Zone
Tuesday, Jun. 25, 11:15 a.m.Toddler Art Zone
Children ages 2-4 are invited to join us in the craft room for laidback, artsy fun! We'll explore different art materials and discover new ways to create! 
Club 4 & 5
2:00 p.m.
 Club 4 & 5
Tuesday, Jun. 25, 2:00 p.m.Club 4 & 5
Children ages 4 and 5 are invited to join us for 45-minutes of storytime fun! Each week we will read different sthemed storeis, sing songs, and complete a craft. Children attend this program independently. ...read more
Tales and Treats
4:00 p.m.
 Tales and Treats
Tuesday, Jun. 25, 4:00 p.m.Tales and Treats
Children entering grades K-2 are invited to join us for stories, games, activities and a snack! This session we will read Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator by Roald Dahl

Pajama Story Time
7:00 p.m.
 Pajama Story Time
Tuesday, Jun. 25, 7:00 p.m.Pajama Story Time
Children of all ages and their favorite adult are invited to join us for stories and songs! Children are invited to wear their pajamas, too.
Living and Working in Space presented by Robert LaSalvia;Division Chief, Office of Education, NASA Glenn Research Center
7:00 pm
Living and Working in Space presented by Robert LaSalvia;Division Chief, Office of Education, NASA Glenn Research Center
Tuesday, Jun. 25, 7:00 pmLiving and Working i
Have you ever wondered what it is like explore space? Join NASA in this special presentation to learn about the work of astronauts, current and future missions, and incredible space discoveries.

No registration is required.
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Photo Contest Entry Submission Period (for Grades 5-8)
9:00 a.m.
Photo Contest Entry Submission Period (for Grades 5-8)
Wednesday, Jun. 26, 9:00 a.m.Photo Contest Entry

Get ready Shutterbugs! Our 13th annual photo contest for students entering grades 5 - 8...read more

Toddler Story Time
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler Story Time
Wednesday, Jun. 26, 10:30 a.m.Toddler Story Time
Children ages 2 to 3 years old and their favorite grown up are invited to join us for stories and songs!
Baby Story Time
11:15 a.m.
 Baby Story Time
Wednesday, Jun. 26, 11:15 a.m.Baby Story Time
Babies and toddlers ages birth to 24 months with a favorite adult are invited to join us for books, songs and fingerplays!
Builders Club
4:00 p.m.
 Builders Club
Wednesday, Jun. 26, 4:00 p.m.Builders Club
Children ages 4-14 are invited to join us for creative construction featuring different types of building toys. Display your creations at the library between meetings for everyone to enjoy!
Ready, Set, Draw!
6:00 p.m.
 Ready, Set, Draw!
Wednesday, Jun. 26, 6:00 p.m.Ready, Set, Draw!
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! 

Creative Crafters: Beaded Wish Bracelets
7:00 pm
Creative Crafters: Beaded Wish Bracelets
Wednesday, Jun. 26, 7:00 pmCreative Crafters: B
Using hemp twine and seed beads, crafters will braid bracelets. All materials will be provided. For adults 18 and up.

Registration is required and begins at 9:00 am on June 12.

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Photo Contest Entry Submission Period (for Grades 5-8)
9:00 a.m.
Photo Contest Entry Submission Period (for Grades 5-8)
Thursday, Jun. 27, 9:00 a.m.Photo Contest Entry

Get ready Shutterbugs! Our 13th annual photo contest for students entering grades 5 - 8...read more

Interactive Movie
2:00 p.m.
 Interactive Movie
Thursday, Jun. 27, 2:00 p.m.Interactive Movie
Join us as we watch and interact with the 2015 movie hit about an alien misfit and his human friend Tip. Together they journey to find their way home. With tons of famous voices and funny dialog, this movie ...read more

Tween Zone: Astronaut Training Challenge
7:00 p.m.
Tween Zone: Astronaut Training Challenge
Thursday, Jun. 27, 7:00 p.m.Tween Zone: Astronau
Children entering grades 3-5 are invited to join us for games, crafts and other fun activities! 

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Photo Contest Entry Submission Period (for Grades 5-8)
9:00 a.m.
Photo Contest Entry Submission Period (for Grades 5-8)
Friday, Jun. 28, 9:00 a.m.Photo Contest Entry

Get ready Shutterbugs! Our 13th annual photo contest for students entering grades 5 - 8...read more

Friday Family Story Time
10:30 a.m.
 Friday Family Story Time
Friday, Jun. 28, 10:30 a.m.Friday Family Story
Children of all ages and their favorite adult are invited to join us for stories and songs!
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Photo Contest Entry Submission Period (for Grades 5-8)
9:00 a.m.
Photo Contest Entry Submission Period (for Grades 5-8)
Saturday, Jun. 29, 9:00 a.m.Photo Contest Entry

Get ready Shutterbugs! Our 13th annual photo contest for students entering grades 5 - 8...read more

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Photo Contest Entry Submission Period (for Grades 5-8)
9:00 a.m.
Photo Contest Entry Submission Period (for Grades 5-8)
Sunday, Jun. 30, 9:00 a.m.Photo Contest Entry

Get ready Shutterbugs! Our 13th annual photo contest for students entering grades 5 - 8...read more

      
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