SUMMER SUNDAYS @ KML

Press Release 6/17/19

(Kent, Connecticut) – The Kent Memorial Library is very excited again to offer Sunday Library hours this July and August. Last summer the Library had Sunday hours and it was successful enough to try again this summer. The Sunday hours will be from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m., and the dates are July 7, 14, 21 and 28, and August 4, 11, and 18. Please visit!

The Library will be fully open for business offering computer use, checking in and out of materials, or even just a cozy place to sit and relax in between shopping or browsing at the booksale. Public Restroom available.

The current Art Exhibit is Born to be Wild by Kent native and New Preston artist Paul Sakren. The exhibit runs from July 1 to August 28.

Our tentative programming schedule:

Sunday, July 7:

10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Annual Book Sale.

12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. Minstrel at the Book Sale! Minstrel Garald Farnham of Shakesperience Productions will be entertaining visitors at the book sale and the Library. Join the merriment.

12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. Summer Creative Journaling. Bring your own journal or create a new one. Stretch your observations and imagination. Expand your sense of writing. Have fun with pen and paper. Relieve stress. Bring a friend. Be surprised by guest speakers. Free and open to the public. Donations to KML happily accepted. Meet in the Reading Room. Led by E. Barrie Kavash. Please register.

3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Opening Reception: Born to be Wild by Kent native and New Preston artist Paul Sakren. Come meet the artist and enjoy refreshments while admiring his vast array of work. The exhibit runs from July 1 to August 28. Please register. Free & open to the public

Sunday, July 14:

10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Annual Book Sale.

12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. Summer Creative Journaling. Bring your own journal or create a new one. Stretch your observations and imagination. Expand your sense of writing. Have fun with pen and paper. Relieve stress. Bring a friend. Be surprised by guest speakers. Free and open to the public. Donations to KML happily accepted. Meet in the Reading Room. Led by E. Barrie Kavash. Please register.

1:00 p.m. Water Balloon Toss! Come compete in our water balloon toss and see how far you and your partner can go! All Ages. Please register. Not a drop off.

Sunday, July 21:

10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Annual Book Sale.

12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. Summer Creative Journaling. Bring your own journal or create a new one. Stretch your observations and imagination. Expand your sense of writing. Have fun with pen and paper. Relieve stress. Bring a friend. Be surprised by guest speakers. Free and open to the public. Donations to KML happily accepted. Meet in the Reading Room. Led by E. Barrie Kavash. Please register.

1:00 p.m. Story Book Making! Come create the pictures in your own story book during this interactive read along! All Ages. Please register. Not a drop off.

Sunday, July 28:

10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Annual Book Sale.

Library Scavenger Hunt! All Ages. Test your Library knowledge during our drop in scavenger hunt! Visit the Library any time during the week of July 28 and try our hunt throughout the library. There will be small prizes for everyone that finishes! Not a drop off.

12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. Summer Creative Journaling. Bring your own journal or create a new one. Stretch your observations and imagination. Expand your sense of writing. Have fun with pen and paper. Relieve stress. Bring a friend. Be surprised by guest speakers. Free and open to the public. Donations to KML happily accepted. Meet in the Reading Room. Led by E. Barrie Kavash. Please register.

Sunday, August 4:

10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Annual Book Sale.

12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. Summer Creative Journaling. Bring your own journal or create a new one. Stretch your observations and imagination. Expand your sense of writing. Have fun with pen and paper. Relieve stress. Bring a friend. Be surprised by guest speakers. Free and open to the public. Donations to KML happily accepted. Meet in the Reading Room. Led by E. Barrie Kavash. Please register.

12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. Board Games and Lemonade. All Ages. Come enjoy a puzzle, board games and lemonade in an air-conditioned setting. Not a drop off.

Sunday, August 11:

10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Annual Book Sale.

12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. Summer Creative Journaling. Bring your own journal or create a new one. Stretch your observations and imagination. Expand your sense of writing. Have fun with pen and paper. Relieve stress. Bring a friend. Be surprised by guest speakers. Free and open to the public. Donations to KML happily accepted. Meet in the Reading Room. Led by E. Barrie Kavash. Please register.

12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. Pin Where You’ve Been. All Ages. Drop by and put a marker with your name on the world map! See where all of your friends have been! Not a drop off.

Sunday, August 18:

10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Annual Book Sale.

12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. Summer Creative Journaling. Bring your own journal or create a new one. Stretch your observations and imagination. Expand your sense of writing. Have fun with pen and paper. Relieve stress. Bring a friend. Be surprised by guest speakers. Free and open to the public. Donations to KML happily accepted. Meet in the Reading Room. Led by E. Barrie Kavash. Please register.

1:00 p.m. Story Hour with Miss Sarah! All Ages. Come enjoy stories, a snack, and a craft! Please register. Not a drop off.