(February 10, 10AM) Walt Koken, founding member of the fabled Highwoods Stringband,
reminisces about traveling and playing old time music in the 1960's and 1970's. He
will talk about and sign copies of his new books, "Fire on the Mountain," and will
perform at the Kennett Library.
(Wednesday in February at 10AM) Are you or someone you know an absolute beginner in
the world of computers? This course will teach you the the first steps of every day
computer use. Space is limited so please register ahead.
(Alternating Wednesdays at 5:30PM) Try exciting blends of tea and play with our collection
of new and unusual (as well as classic) board games. Feel free to bring one of your
favorites (Tea or Games) or just bring yourself!
(Thursdays in February at 7:00PM) Dr Shanyn Fiske, professor of Victorian and Classical
literature at Rutgers University, will lead a reading group focusing on Homer's Odyssey.
Book Club (Last Thursdays at 7:00PM) Our ongoing library book group meets on the last
Thursday of every month. Books are provided to registered book club members by the
International Book Club (Third Wednesdays at 7:00PM) A monthly book club focusing
on international authors. Books are provided to registered book club members by the
Graphic Novel Book Club (Last Tuesdays at 6:30PM) This graphic novel book club for
adults explores the very best of the genre from the artsy and obscure to big two classics.
Books are provided to registered book club members by the library.
(Last Wednesdays at 6:30PM) Try out our newest monthly literary club to read and discuss
(First Fridays at 6:00PM) We're opening up Video Game Club's cabinet for one night
in the off season, and for the first time we're inviting anyone up to 12th grade for
our experimental OPEN ARCADE NIGHT! On the first friday of the off season, join us
after hours when the library transforms into a free arcade. Expect everything from
AAA titles to your favorite obscure games from twitch at a level of production you
can't get at home.
(Mondays in February from 4:00pm - 6:00pm) The Kennett Library eSports League is coming
this summer! This February get a taste of the action as we open the Overwatch Preseason.
Hone your skills alongside your friends in the competitive PC gaming team sport of
overwatch. Computers and accounts provided. Please register ahead.
(Tuesdays at 5:00PM) New and experienced players of the super popular strategic card
game Magic: The Gathering can meet and play every week!
(Last Thursdays at 4:00PM) We're partnering with our neighbors the Garage Community
and Youth Center at 115 S. Union Street this fall to bring you the ultimate monthly
club! Join us every month for a screening of a film adaptation of a popular book,
then stick around to discuss its success and failures with us. We'll be fully transforming
the garage to give you the complete HD movie theater experience. A limited number
of copies of the book will available for free by request all month, but feel free
to join in even if you haven't read it!
(Alternating Wednesdays starting September 13 at 4:00PM) Are you a fan of comics and
pop culture? Then join Geek Gang and freak out over your fandoms! It’s one part
book club, one part hang out, 100% awesome!
(Alternating Wednesdays starting September 6 at 4:00PM) Do you have arcane proclivities?
Are you half orc on your mother’s side? Do you have an insatiable lust for treasure?
Join us regularly for tabletop RPG adventures using systems like Dungeons and Dragons!
(Select Mondays at 10:00AM) January 8th, 15th & February 5th, 19th. Children will
create and perform musical theater versions of classic fairly tales. This camp is
facilitated by Children's Performer/Preschool Music Director Linda Bunting.
Family Story Time (Ages 3 -5) (Mondays at 10:00AM) Our story times emphasize early
literacy skills such as talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing. Our goal
is to provide fun and rich experiences that build a love of books and learning.
Art Club (Ages Birth - 10) (Tuesdays at 6:00PM starting 11.21.17) Paint, draw, model,
sculpt, collage, cut, stick, squish, squirt, mark, make, transform, laugh, imagine,
think, create, experiment and make new friends every Tuesday night at the library.
Paws for Reading (Early readers) (1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 6:00PM) Children read individually
to trained therapy dogs in order to improve reading and communication skills in a
(2nd and 4th Thursdays at 10:30AM) Ages 2-5. A fun class that introduces children
to yoga. We will learn yoga through song, movement, games and of course books!
Family Place Playgroup (Ages Birth - 4) (Thursdays at 10:00AM) Children enjoy playing
with educational toys while parents get to socialize with other families.