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Upcoming Events

BirdhouseAdult Craft Night: Edible Bird Houses–Program Is Full

Wednesday, February 28, 6:30pm

Create a bird house covered in seeds and other yummy treats for our feathered friends.

This program is for adults and registration is requested. 


Adult Craft Night: Tissue Dyed Scarves

Wednesday, March 28 at 6:30 pm

Create a one of a kind dyed silk scarf for yourself or as a gift. All supplies will be provided.

This program is for adults and registration is requested. Spaces are limited; registration begins February 28.


Adult Paint Night

Wednesday, April 11 at 6:30 pm

Adults are invited to channel their inner artists during our paint night. By the end of the evening you will have a canvas to take home.

This program is for adults and registration is requested. Spaces are limited; registration begins March 14.


Adult Craft Night: Basic Weaving

Wednesday, April 18 at 6:30 pm

This program is for adults and registration is requested. Spaces are limited; registration begins March 21.

Tree City QuintetFree Concert: Tree City Woodwind Quintet

Sunday, March 25 at 2:00 pm

The Tree City Winds is a woodwind quintet composed of graduate students from Kent State University. These five players study with the members of the Black Squirrel Winds, Kent State University’s faculty woodwind quintet. The players of Tree City Winds are: Sarah Yeates, flute, Melissa Wallace, oboe, Christopher Jones, clarinet, Joshua Thomas, horn, Zach Elmore, bassoon.

This program is family friendly. No registration is required; however because space is limited, audience members must pick up a pass at the 2nd floor Information desk beginning 30 minutes before the event.


The Gospel Wonders

Sunday, April 15 at 2:00 pm

The Gospel Wonders is a men’s group with members from various  area churches. They have been performed all around Northeastern Ohio for over 25 years.

They have release a CD and have also opened for national recording artists such as Lee Williams and the Highway QC’s, The Gospel Keynotes, Dottie Peoples, Pilgrim Jubilees, Luther Barnes and the Sunset Jubilees and Howard Hewitt.

This program is family friendly. No registration is required; however because space is limited, audience members must pick up a pass at the 2nd floor Information desk beginning 30 minutes before the event.

 

How-To Tuesday: How to Make Spring Greeting Cards

Tuesday, March 6 at 6:30 p.m.

Send a welcome to spring with a hand made greeting card.  All supplies will be provided.

This program is for adults and registration is requested. Spaces are limited; registration is underway.


How-To Tuesday: How to Get Free Digital Content From Your Library

Tuesday, April 3 at 6:30

In addition to all the books, magazines, movies, and music you can browse in the library, there are huge collections you can browse through the library’s digital services, Ohio Digital Library, Freegal, Hoopla, and RB Digital!  Learn how to access all of your library, no matter where you are!

This program is for adults and registration is requested. Spaces are limited; registration begins March 6.

SeedlingSustainable Film Series

Monday, February 26 at 6:30 pm: A followup to a 2006 film about climate change that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution.

Monday, March 19 at 6:30 pm: A film about Vico Gutierrez, a Mexican film maker and pilot of a light aircraft glider, named Papalotzin (royal butterfly in Nahuatl language) who, with the help of his crew of four, followed the monarch butterflies on their migration from Canada to Mexico in the Fall of 2005. His trip was sponsored by World Wildlife Fund/Mexico, the State of Michoacan Government, and Telcel, Mexico, along with the help of many butterfly friends all along the route.

Tuesday, April 10 at 6:30 pm: A film by Young Blood Productions that chronicles the experiences of American journalist, Katie Young, who leaves her job to search for a more promising future by traveling to New Zealand to learn about Permaculture.  Watch Katie navigate through a foreign country, while conflicting with her ideals and American standard of living, trying to combine modern convenience with sustainability.

The City of Kent Sustainability Commission and Standing Rock Cultural Arts are co-sponsoring these monthly free films.  A short discussion will follow each.

Due to licensing restrictions, the library cannot publish the titles of the movies that will be shown.

No Registration is required.


Joe the Coupon Guy®-Cut the Cable Cord

Wednesday, April 25 at 7:00 pm

Joe Daugirdas aka The Coupon Guy® will show how to save money by cutting cable subscriptions.  Learn about cost effective alternatives like streaming services.

This program is for adults and registration is requested. Spaces are limited; registration begins March 28.

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Kent Free Library
312 West Main Street
Kent, OH 44240
330.673.4414
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www.kentfreelibrary.org

Library Hours:

Monday 9:00-9:00
Tuesday 9:00-9:00
Wednesday 9:00-9:00
Thursday 9:00-9:00
Fridays 9:00-6:00
Saturday 9:00-5:00
Sundays 1:00-5:00

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