Friday, May 24 at 2:00 pm: Rockin’ Robots

Families with children of all ages are invited to enjoy a 45 minute dance performance featuring the Rockin’ Robots.
Registration is not required. Boarding passes will be passed out 30 minutes prior to the show. Space is limited.

Friday, August 2: Summer Reading Program Wraps Up

Be sure to return Summer Reading Program Records, for both Adults and Children, by 6:00 pm when the library closes on Friday, August 2.  Grand prize drawings will be conducted on Saturday, August 3 and winners will be notified via email or telephone.

Tuesday, May 21 at 7:00 pm: Les Roberts Mystery Author

Les RobertsMeet mystery author Les Roberts and hear him describe his writing process and inspiration for his Cleveland detective Milan Jacovich. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Roberts is the author of over 20 novels, has written for television and film, and is currently a film and literary critic. He is past president of both the Private Eye Writers of America and the American Crime Writer’s League. He has been a professional actor, a singer, a jazz musician, and a teacher. In 2003, he received the Sherwood Anderson Literary Award.

No registration is required for this free program. For more information, contact the Information Desk at 33.673.4414.

Saturday, May 18 at 11:00 am: American Girl Spotlight, Molly

American Girl fans in grades K-6 are invited to join us for a celebration of all things Molly! Bring your doll and learn more about Molly’s time period with fun games and activities that Molly herself would have enjoyed, including human and doll-sized crafts! Children are welcome to bring and doll with them- she does not need to be an American Girl doll or Molly specifically-however, the doll-sized crafts will be sized for dolls around 18″ tall.
Registration required, begins May 11.

Tuesday, May 14 at 7:00 pm: Mystery Author D. M. Pulley

Before becoming a full-time writer, D.M. worked as a Professional Engineer rehabbing historic structures and conducting forensic investigations. Pulley’s structural survey of a vacant building in Cleveland inspired her debut novel, The Dead Key, the winner of the 2014 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award. Since then, Pulley has sold over a half a million books worldwide, and her work has been translated into eight different languages.

Books will be available for purchase and signing.

No registration required.

Tuesday, May 7 at 2:00 pm: Knot Just for Knitters

Are you a needlework enthusiast? Do you love to knit, bead, tat, spin, crochet or embroider? If so, grab your project and join other stitchers on the first Tuesday of each month from 2:00 to 3:15 pm in the cozy Woodward Room on the second floor.

No registration is required.

April 25 – 28: Friends of KFL Book Sale

The Friends of Kent Free Library will hold their spring book sale April 25 – 28 on the first floor of the library. For sale will be books, audiobooks, magazines, music CDs, and DVDs for adults and children that have been donated by community and that have been withdrawn from the library’s collection.

Friends of KFL members are invited to a preview sale on Thursday, April 28 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm.  Memberships may be purchased at the door and are $5 for individuals and $3 for students or seniors.

Regular sale hours are Friday from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Saturday from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, and Sunday from 1:30 – 4:30 pm. Cash or check are accepted.
All proceeds go to the Friends of KFL and support library programs and services.

Tuesday, April 23 at 5:30 pm: Renters’ Rights

Fair Housing Contact Service, Inc. will offer a free presentation on renters’ rights, including topics such as responsibility for repairs, illegal entry, security deposit, notifications, lease terminations, eviction and more.
No registration is required.