Northeast Ohio blues musician Austin Walkin’ Cane has performed nationally and internationally, and was the winner of the 2009 Memphis Blues Challenge. Enjoy listening to Austin Walkin’ Cane perform original and classic delta blues featuring slide guitar and soulful vocals. No registration required. All ages are welcome. The concert will be held on the second floor balcony.
The Concert Series is supported by the Friends of Kent Free Library.
Get and overview of how 3D printing works and learn how to use Tinkercad, a free online 3D software program, to customize a keychain that will be printed out for you to pick up by the next week. Attendees should have basic computer skills, including using the mouse, navigating a website, and using the keyboard. Registration required and begins Wednesday, December 29. For adults 18+
In the spirit of giving, most programs and activities for adults in December are designed to help benefit others.
Enjoy playing Holiday Trivia on Game Night, Tuesday, December 28 at 7:00 pm. The winner(s) will get to choose a charity to receive a donation.
Creative Crafters will make 2 pet toys on Wednesday, December 29 at 6:30 pm–one to donate to the Portage APL and one to take home to your own special cat or dog. Register starting December 15.
Stop by the Information Desk area for 4 more ways to Do Good:
- Wall of Kindness. Write a kind and encouraging message to post on the wall to share with the community.
- Read-a-Like Bookmarks. Share your love of reading by creating a bookmark listing a popular book you’ve read and recommendations for similar books. We’ll put your bookmark into the book to help fellow readers discover new titles.
- Use one of our cards to send a holiday greeting to a veteran staying at Freedom House in Kent.
- Help Kent kids enjoy healthy meals and snacks by donating non-perishable food items for the Ben Curtis Foundation Birdie Bags. Donations needed include individually wrapped granola bars, fruit snacks, instant oatmeal, ramen noodles, and mac and cheese boxes.