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Upcoming Events

Creative Crafters

Wednesday, December 19 at 7:00 pm: Wooden Ornaments (Registration begins 12/5)

Create a fun project each month!  All supplies are provided.

Registration is required for each event and begins two weeks in advance at the Information Desk or by calling 330.673.4414.  Space is limited.


Mocktails and Masterpieces

Monday, January 14 at 7:00 pm (Registration begins 1/2)
Wednesday, January 23 at 7:00 pm (Registration begins 1/9)

Enjoy refreshing, non-alcoholic mocktails while painting your own artistic masterpiece to take home.  All supplies are included.

Registration is required for each event and begins two weeks in advance at the Information Desk or by calling 330.673.4414. Space is limited.

Enjoy a free concert with the whole family, anywhere in the library. Musicians perform on the 2nd Floor balcony so music can be enjoyed throughout the building. Limited seating is available on the balcony.  Concerts are generously sponsored by the Friends of Kent Free Library.

No registration required for music concert events.  

 

St. Nicholas Balalaika Orchestra

Sunday, January 13 at 2:00 pm

Enjoy a free all-ages concert with Mogadore’s St. Nicholas Blalaika Orchestra.  Appearing in traditional Russian folk costumes, the St. Nicholas Balalaika Orchestra will perform an extensive program ranging from holiday favorites, poignant romances, to rousing folk dance music.

This all volunteer group of dedicated amateur and professional musicians has strived to preserve and perpetuate the rich heritage and cultural legacy of Russian and Eastern European music on traditional folk instruments for the last 30 years.

No registration is required; however because space is limited, audience members must pick up a pass at the 2nd floor Information Desk.

Chocolate Bar

Chocolate Tasting

Monday, December 10 at 7:00 pm (Program is Full)

Chocolate lovers are invited to join us as we try a variety of chocolate flavors and chocolate combinations.

Registration is required and begins November 26 at the Information Desk. This program is for ages 18+.


Pop Culture Trivia Night

Tuesday, January 8 at 6:30 pm

Play trivia in a fun and relaxed environment. Bring a team or sign up on your own and connect with others. Participants compete for prizes by answering a range of questions on pop culture. Light refreshments will be provided.

Registration is required and begins December 26 at the Information Desk.  This program is for ages 18+.


Author Visit: Thrity Umrigar

Wednesday, January 16 at 7:00 pm

Hear best-selling novelist Thrity Umrigar discuss her new novel, The Secrets Between Us.

No registration is required, but space will be limited.  Pick up a Boarding Pass at the Information Desk starting 1/2 hour before the program.


Spilled coffee cupEscape Room: Café Catastrophe

Tuesday, January 29 at 6:30 pm

There’s a new barista at Le Café Livres and they’ve made a mess of things! Find clues and solve questions with friends in order to get a perfect cup of coffee! Participants may sign up as a team or on their own.

Registration is required and begins January 15 at the Information Desk.  This program is for ages 18+.


Backyard Chickens

Tuesday, February 4 at 7:00 pm
Last fall, Kent City Council approved permitting residents to have small flocks of backyard chickens.  If you are considering getting into this fun and rewarding hobby and would like to learn how to get started, come to this presentation sponsored by Haymaker Farmers’ Market.
Mike Jones of Tierra Verde Farms and Kristen Pool from Black Dog Acres Farm, along with backyard chicken enthusiast Fritz Seefeldt will discuss the basics of selecting and raising chickens, housing, feed, nutrition, and diseases and pests.  City Council members Heidi Shaffer and Gwen Rosenberg will also be on the panel to address questions about regulations.
Attendees can enter a raffle for chicken-related prizes from Tree City Feed and Meyer Hatchery.
No registration is required for this family-friendly event, but space may be limited.  Please stop by the 2nd floor Information Desk beginning at 6:30 pm for a boarding pass.

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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