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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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Virtual Tales and Treats
4:00 p.m.
 Virtual Tales and Treats
Tuesday, May 18, 4:00 p.m.Virtual Tales and Tr
Children entering kindergarten through 2nd grade in the 2021-2022 school year are welcome to join us on Tuesdays at 4 p.m. During the 30-minute program, a librarian will read a few chapters from a book to you, then you'll play a game or complete an activity together. You will receive an email co...read more

Walk and Talk for Parents and Small Children
6:30 p.m.
Walk and Talk for Parents and Small Children
Tuesday, May 18, 6:30 p.m.Walk and Talk for Pa
Parents with children that can ride in a stroller are invited to join us for a walking program on Tuesday evenings at Tannery Park. We will meet at Tannery Park and complete a 30 to 45 minute walk. This is a great opportunity to meet other parents with small children and get in some exercise! Regist...read more

Read the Classics Book Club
7:00 pm
 Read the Classics Book Club
Tuesday, May 18, 7:00 pmRead the Classics Bo
Enjoy a lively discussion of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey with other literature lovers. Pick up a copy at the Check Out Desk. Registration is required on the Library Events page at www.kentfreelibrary.org. Registrants will receive a Zoom link for the meeting. For adults ages...read more
Virtual Pajama Story Time
7:00 p.m.
 Virtual Pajama Story Time
Tuesday, May 18, 7:00 p.m.Virtual Pajama Story
Families with children of all ages are invited to join us for evening story time on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Registration is required weekly and begins one week in advance of each meeting. 

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Virtual Brunch Bunch
11:00 a.m.
 Virtual Brunch Bunch
Wednesday, May 19, 11:00 a.m.Virtual Brunch Bunch
Children ages 3 to 6 years old are welcome to join us on Zoom for story time fun! Share your breakfast or lunch with some Kent Free Library friends while listening to stories, singing songs, counting and more! Registration is required weekly and begins one week in advance of each meeting. Registrant...read more

Minecraft
4:00 p.m.
 Minecraft
Wednesday, May 19, 4:00 p.m.Minecraft
Students enter grades 1 through 6 are invited to 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. Registration is required weekly and begins one week prior to each meeting. Zoom links will be em...read more

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Diverse Voices Book Club
7:00 pm
 Diverse Voices Book Club
Thursday, May 20, 7:00 pmDiverse Voices Book
Discuss books from authors who have been historically sidelined due to discrimination. This month we are reading Everything Sad is Untrue, by Daniel Nayeri. Physical copies are available at the Check Out Desk and digital copies are available in the Ohio Digital Library. For adults 18 and up.
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Virtual Family Story Time
10:30 a.m.
 Virtual Family Story Time
Friday, May 21, 10:30 a.m.Virtual Family Story
Families with children of all ages are invited to join us on Zoom for stories, songs and rhymes! Registration is required weekly and begins one week in advance of each meeting. 

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Virtual Family Story Time
10:30 a.m.
 Virtual Family Story Time
Monday, May 24, 10:30 a.m.Virtual Family Story
Families with children of all ages are invited to join us for virtual story time filled with songs, stories and rhymes! Weekly registration is required and begins one week in advance of each meeting. 

Virtual Books and Cooks
4:00 p.m.
 Virtual Books and Cooks
Monday, May 24, 4:00 p.m.Virtual Books and Co
Children ages 6 to 12 are invited to join us via Zoom to make a recipe together! Registration begins one week in advance of each meeting. Registrants will receive an ingredient list on the Friday before our meeting and a Zoom link to the meeting 30 minutes prior to the meeting start time. Registrati...read more

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Virtual Tales and Treats
4:00 p.m.
 Virtual Tales and Treats
Tuesday, May. 25, 4:00 p.m.Virtual Tales and Tr
Children entering kindergarten through 2nd grade in the 2021-2022 school year are welcome to join us on Tuesdays at 4 p.m. During the 30-minute program, a librarian will read a few chapters from a book to you, then you'll play a game or complete an activity together. You will receive an email co...read more

Walk and Talk for Parents and Small Children
6:30 p.m.
Walk and Talk for Parents and Small Children
Tuesday, May 25, 6:30 p.m.Walk and Talk for Pa
Parents with children that can ride in a stroller are invited to join us for a walking program on Tuesday evenings at Tannery Park. We will meet at Tannery Park and complete a 30 to 45 minute walk. This is a great opportunity to meet other parents with small children and get in some exercise! Regist...read more

Virtual Pajama Story Time
7:00 p.m.
 Virtual Pajama Story Time
Tuesday, May 25, 7:00 p.m.Virtual Pajama Story
Families with children of all ages are invited to join us for evening story time on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Registration is required weekly and begins one week in advance of each meeting. 

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Virtual Brunch Bunch
11:00 a.m.
 Virtual Brunch Bunch
Wednesday, May 26, 11:00 a.m.Virtual Brunch Bunch
Children ages 3 to 6 years old are welcome to join us on Zoom for story time fun! Share your breakfast or lunch with some Kent Free Library friends while listening to stories, singing songs, counting and more! Registration is required weekly and begins one week in advance of each meeting. Registrant...read more

Registration required, begins May 19.
Virtual Backyard Birds
2:00 p.m.
 Virtual Backyard Birds
Wednesday, May 26, 2:00 p.m.Virtual Backyard Bir
Youth entering Kindergarten through 5th grade are invited to join us on Zoom to learn all about birds! Each week participants will learn facts about a different bird and complete a variety of fun activities! Registration is required weekly and begins one week prior to the meeting date. 

Registration required, begins May 19.
Minecraft
4:00 p.m.
 Minecraft
Wednesday, May 26, 4:00 p.m.Minecraft
Students enter grades 1 through 6 are invited to 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. Registration is required weekly and begins one week prior to each meeting. Zoom links will be em...read more

Registration required, begins May 19.
Ready, Set, Art!
6:30 p.m.
 Ready, Set, Art!
Wednesday, May 26, 6:30 p.m.Ready, Set, Art!
Students entering Kindergarten through 3rd grade are invited to join us for a fun art program! A supply list will be emailed the Monday prior to the meeting. The Zoom link for the meeting will be emailed at 6 p.m. the evening of the meeting. Registration is required for each meeting and begins one w...read more

Registration required, begins May 19.
Mocktails and Masterpieces
6:30 pm
 Mocktails and Masterpieces
Wednesday, May 26, 6:30 pmMocktails and Master
Pour a glass of your favorite beverage and create a beautiful painting in the comfort of your own home by following along with a Facebook demonstration. The first 20 people to register starting Wednesday, May 5 at 9:00 am will receive a free canvas and painting supplies, which can be picked up at th...read more
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Virtual Family Story Time
10:30 a.m.
 Virtual Family Story Time
Friday, May 28, 10:30 a.m.Virtual Family Story
Families with children of all ages are invited to join us on Zoom for stories, songs and rhymes! Registration is required weekly and begins one week in advance of each meeting. 

Registration required, begins May 21.
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Youth Animal Photo Contest Entries
9:00 a.m.
Youth Animal Photo Contest Entries
Monday, May. 31, 9:00 a.m.Youth Animal Photo C
Get ready shutterbugs! our 14th annual photo contest for students entering grades 5-8 will begin on Monday, July 5. Take pictures of your favorite animal, and submit the photos via email to leah.berger@kentfreelibrary.org by Tuesday, June 29. Each photographer may submit two entries. Please include ...read more
     
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Tuesday 9:00-8:00
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