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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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KSU Astrophysics Expert, Veronica Dexheimer
7:00 pm
KSU Astrophysics Expert, Veronica Dexheimer
Thursday, May 26, 7:00 pmKSU Astrophysics Exp
Neutron stars are the remnants of the explosion of massive stars so dense that a single teaspoon of their content would weigh a billion tons. Dr. Veronica Dexheimer, Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Nuclear Research at Kent State University, will share expert knowledge of this extr...read more
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Youth Photo Contest
 Youth Photo Contest
Monday, May. 30Youth Photo Contest
Students entering grades 5-8 are invited to take pictures of their favorite things, people and places, and submit the photos via email to Leah Berger: leah.berger@kentfreelibrary.org by Monday, July 11. Each photographer may submit two entries. please include the following information in the email a...read more
Recycled Submarine Building Contest
Recycled Submarine Building Contest
Monday, May. 30Recycled Submarine B
Do you like to build thinsg? Do you create your own designs? If yes, this contest is for you! The Youth Services Department is holding a Recycled Submarine Building Contest! Each contestant may design and build one submarine to be displayed at the library and voted on by the public. The contestants ...read more
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Music Story Time
10:30 a.m.
 Music Story Time
Tuesday, May 31, 10:30 a.m.Music Story Time
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!   

Toddler Art Zone
11:15 a.m.
 Toddler Art Zone
Tuesday, May 31, 11:15 a.m. Toddler Art Zone
Families with children ages 2 to 4 years old are invited to join us for a craft activity. Each week toddlers will create a masterpiece to take home. 
Preschool Pirates
2:00 p.m.
 Preschool Pirates
Tuesday, May 31, 2:00 p.m.Preschool Pirates
Children ages 4 and  5 years old are invited to join us this summer as Club 4&5 Story Time is converted to Preschool Pirates! Each week we'll read a different book and complete a different pirate themed activity. This program is designed for children to attend independently. 

Stitch and Binge
4:00 p.m.
 Stitch and Binge
Tuesday, May 31, 4:00 p.m.Stitch and Binge
Beginners and experienced cross stitchers entering grades 3 through 8 to join us to stitch backpack charms as we watch cartoons! Cross stitching is a fun and easy craft-if you've never tried it before, you'll love it! The library will provide everything you need, including a librarian's ...read more

Tales and Treats: Water Science
4:00 p.m.
 Tales and Treats: Water Science
Tuesday, May 31, 4:00 p.m.Tales and Treats: Wa
This summer, Tales and Treats will include a water science component! Students entering Kindergarten through 2nd grade are invited to join us every Tuesday. Each week participants will be read a few chapters of the Magic School Bus chapter book The Great Shark Escape, play games, complete craft...read more

Pajama Story Time
7:00 p.m.
 Pajama Story Time
Tuesday, May 31, 7:00 p.m.Pajama Story Time
Families with children of all ages are invited to join us for an evening story time. Wear your pajamas to this story time full of stories and songs!

    
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