Press Release 4/4/15 (Kent, Connecticut) – The winner was announced on Wednesday, April 1 for the Adult Winter Reading Program: “Curl Up With A Good Book,” which ran from January 5 through March 30. And the winner is: Kent resident Liz Houck, recepient of the basket full of ingredients for an Italian dinner, plus three Italian cookbooks!

Liz loves to read. She is a Special Education Paraprofessional at Salisbury Central School. Her job requires that she drive 30 minutes to work and she absolutely loves listening to books from either Overdrive, the Library’s audiobook source, or from Audible.

“When I heard that I won I was really excited because I had been wondering what we were going to have for Easter dinner!” joked the mother of three. Liz and her husband, Seth have three children: Isabelle 9, Levy 5 and Hazel 6 months. Seth is the owner of Kent True Value. They just moved into a new home. The family are regulars in the Library.

Catherine Sweet, library assistant, organized the program and assembled the Italian-themed basket. Between January 5 and March 30, a total of 205 titles were read and 45 adults participated in the program.

The Kent Memorial Library’s mission is to enrich the lives of individuals and the community by providing materials, programs, and services to encourage reading, learning and imagination. The library is located at 32 North Main Street, Kent, Connecticut.

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Press Release 12/22/14 (Kent, Connecticut) –As the January chill fills the air and we enter the bleak days of winter, the staff at the Kent Memorial Library is happy to offer a diversion to make things nice and cozy. All adults are invited to curl up with a good book this winter and have a chance at a basket filled with all the ingredients for an Italian dinner and more.

Beginning on Monday, January 5, all adults are invited to drop in at the Kent Memorial Library and start reading to win a chance at our Italian dinner-themed giveaway basket! Adults will earn a prize ticket for each book they read or listen to, which will be entered into a drawing on Monday, March 30 for the exciting winning basket. The more books you read or listen to, the better chances you have at winning this delicious basket filled with comfort food and more.