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Upcoming Events

Anything Goes Craft Night

Wednesday, January 31, 6:30 pm

Adult crafters are invited to bring their imagination and nothing else. Make anything that springs to your mind with the supplies we provide.

This program is for adults and registration is requested. Spaces are limited; registration begins January 3.


LED ValentineLED Valentines

Wednesday, February 7, 6:30 pm

Create a card to light up the life of your special Valentine. All supplies will be provided.

This program is for adults and registration is requested. Spaces are limited; registration begins January 10.


BirdhouseAdult Craft Night: Edible Bird Houses

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. Spaces are limited; registration begins January 31.

Kerry Kean TrioFree Concert: The Kerry Kean Trio

Sunday, January 21 at 2:00 pm

The Kerry Kean Trio plays a wide range of music in the country vein, including classic and modern country songs, along with bluegrass, Cajun and original tunes. Members of the group share a variety of musical backgrounds and experience; among others, Kathy and Kerry were part of the Americana group the Bee String Band, and Kerry and Tim are currently members of the blues and swing band the Hot Potatoes. This group came together as a result of a shared love of all kinds of country music, and their joy in playing this kind of music shows in every performance.

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.


Free Concert: Celtic Rush

Sunday, February 11 at 2:00 pm

Celtic Rush (formerly Akron Ceili Band) is a traditional Irish band with a non-traditional twist. They are a group of friends who have enjoyed performing throughout Northeast Ohio (Akron, Cleveland, Norton, Barberton, Bath, Canton, Dover and Kent areas) as well as West Virginia and Pennsylvania. The group performs with a variety of instruments including fiddles, guitars, tin whistle, upright bass, mandolin, and Irish drum (bodhran). Their music repertoire includes Irish and Scottish jigs, reels, hornpipes, waltzes and polkas, sometimes even adding some unexpected non-traditional favorites. They have a sound that is fun and entertaining and also gets people dancing!

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.

The Magic of a 1950s Christmas

Monday, December 11, 6:30 pm

Remember aluminum trees, bubble lights, and decked-out department stores? Hosted by Laura Loew, this presentation will have you reliving great memories of retro holiday celebrations.

This program is family friendly and registration is requested. Spaces are limited; registration begins November 13.

How-To Tuesday: How to Play Board Games

Tuesday, January 9, 6:30 pm

Curious about board games? Not sure which game is best for a first-time player? Members of the Kent Board Gaming Club will be here to show you where to begin.

This program is for adults and registration is requested. Spaces are limited; registration begins December 12.


How-To Tuesday: How to Spot and Stop a Scam

Tuesday, January 23, 6:30 pm

The Summit County Office of Consumer Affairs will cover popular scams that victimize consumers. Learn Various ways to identify a scam and avoid losing money.

This program is for adults and registration is requested. Spaces are limited; registration begins December 26.


How-To Tuesday: How to Eat in Season

Tuesday, February 6, 6:30 pm

Kristen Pool, Community & Special Services Manager, and owner of Black Dog Acres Farm will explore fresh foods that are still in season in Northeast Ohio, plus how to stock your pantry with the summer’s best to eat locally all year long.

This program is for adults and registration is requested. Spaces are limited; registration begins January 9.


How-To Tuesday: How to Meditate

Tuesday, February 20, 6:30 pm

Enjoy a free introduction to meditation with Jennifer Shope of Zen Path Healing Arts. In this class attendees will be guided through a variety of simple meditation techniques.

This program is for adults and registration is requested. Spaces are limited; registration begins January 23.

Find Us:

Kent Free Library
312 West Main Street
Kent, OH 44240
330.673.4414
[email protected]
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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