Thursday, June 30: Bermuda Triangle Escape Room

Welcome, travelers! Join us for a nautical-themed escape room adventure. Can you solve the clues to make it safely through the Bermuda Triangle?  For adults 18+. Six people per session. Space remains for sessions at 3:00-4:15, 4:30-5:45, and 6:00-7:15 on Thursday. Please register for only one session.

Tuesday, June 27: Shark Week!

Join the Youth Services Department as we celebrate sharks the week of June 27! Stop by our Shark Voting Booth and vote for your favorite shark. At the end of the week, we’ll tally the votes and see who our patron’s favorite shark is! One random voter will be chosen to win a prize, too!

June 1 – June 24: Recycled Submarine Building Contest

Do you like to build things? 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 whose submarine receives the most votes will receive a Target gift card! All materials used must be recycled/repurposed. Children ages 4 through 12 are welcome to enter.

Entries may be submitted between June 1 and June 24. Voting will take place June 26 to July 8. Entries must be picked up by July 14. Winners will be notified on July 11, 2022.

Sunday, June 12 at 2:00 pm: Concert Series: Mick Rogers

Listen to rootsy, blues-based local singer and songwriter, Mick Rogers perform original pieces on guitar and mandolin. Rogers will feature songs from his ten CDs that tell stories of interesting characters and experiences growing up in Northeast Ohio.  All ages welcome.  No registration required.

The Concert Series is generously support by the Friends of Kent Free Library.

Saturday, June 11 at 3:00 pm: Teen Pride Party

Students entering grades 9 through 12 are invited to celebrate LGBTQIA+ Pride month with music, rainbow cookies and a craft! Bring your friends, wear your rainbow attire, and make a rainbow pin to take home! Registration is required and begins Jun 4.