Upcoming Events for Kids
Kent Rotary Early Literacy Center
Sponsored by the Kent Rotary, the story time room is transformed to provide early learning experiences, socialization and imaginative play for young families. Hours are as follows:
Wednesdays: 2:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Thursdays: 9:00 am – 8:30 pm
Fridays: 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Saturdays: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Sundays: 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The playroom is for children ages 5 and under with an adult. Please sign in at the Children’s Desk upon arrival.
Tales And Treats
A program filled with stories, games, activities, friends, and fun. Tales and Treats meets at 4:00 pm on the following Tuesdays:
November 12: Science Fun!
For students in grades K, 1 and 2. Registration is required and begins one week in advance of each program.
Do you collect something special like PEZ dispensers, seashells, toy cars, baseball cards, or comic books? We’d LOVE to show off your collection in the Children’s Room display cases! Reservation forms and more information are available at the Children’s Desk now.
Collections will be on display each month for the following dates:
November 2 – 30
December 7 – 28
Four display spaces are available each month. For children in grades K-5. Registration is required.
School’s Out Movies
We will show the following movies on days that the Kent City Schools are not in session at 3:00 pm in the Meeting Room. (Due to licensing restrictions, we can’t publish the titles of movies we show; but maybe you can guess?!)
November 29: After their cave is destroyed, a caveman family must trek through an unfamiliar fantastical world with the help of an inventive boy.
No registration is required, just drop in to watch.
Special Saturday Programs
November 30, 11:00 am
Kids of all ages can come watch Marlowe the Magic Clown as he transforms into a clown and then performs magic with the audience’s help.
For all ages. No registration is required. Stop by the Children’s Desk 30 minutes before the program to pick up a ticket. Space is limited.
Special December Programs
Saturday, December 21, 11:00 am
Join us for holiday crafts, games and treats.
Children 3-6 year olds. Registration is required and begins one week in advance. Space is limited.
Tuesdays, December 3, 10 & 17, 10:30 am
Join Mr. Jim for an all ages story time.
Pick up a Boarding Pass up to 30 minutes before each program. Space is limited.
Holiday Music Time
Monday, December 16, 7:00 pm
Join us for an all ages event and special holiday story time featuring seasonal songs with Mr. Jim.
Pick up a Boarding Pass at the Children’s Desk up to 30 min before the program. Space is limited.
Mondays, December 9 & 16, 4:00-5:00 pm
Children are invited to drop in anytime to make a craft. Young children may need adult assistance. Supplies are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
No registration is required.
December 17, 18, & 19 at 4:00 pm
See if you have what it takes to be an elf. Read holiday books, play reindeer games, make crafts and enjoy delicious treats.
For children in grades K-2. Registration is required and begins December 10.