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In Case You Missed Last Week's
ALAN SHAYNE BOOK TALK 
Wednesday, October 7
 
Did you know you can find recordings of the  
recent adult programs right here?


WELCOME TO THE LIBRARY!  October 12-17, 2020 
For more information email: kmlinfo@biblio.org  

Art Exhibits: By the Sea by Kent artist Christine Lombardi. The exhibit can be seen in the Gallery from September 2 through October 30.
 
Monday, October 12 The Library will be closed for Columbus and Indigenous Peoples' Day.
 
Tuesday, October 13 at 10:30 a.m. Rhythm and Rhyme. Sing-alongs, finger plays, puppets and more! For kids ages 0-3 with a caregiver. Join Ms. Abigail on Zoom.
 
Wednesday, October 14 at 10:30 a.m. Baby Group in the Grass. Sing-alongs, finger plays, puppets and more! For kids ages 0-3 with a caregiver. Join Ms. Abigail in a shady spot under trees behind the Visitor Center. Registration required. Capped at 12 families. Adults must wear face mask or shield.
 
Thursday, October 15 at 12:30 p.m. Outdoor Program! LUNCH BUNCH! Bring your lunch, listen to stories and enjoy a fun craft. Location: behind the Visitor Center. All ages. Please register.
 
Monday, October 19 at 3:30 p.m. STEAM TEAM: The Moon! Learn about the phases of the moon with Mrs. Sam and do some fun science activities. Grades 2 and up. This program will be held outdoors unless the weather is poor. Please register. In that case, it will be made available on Facebook Live.  
 
Tuesday, October 20 at 10:30 a.m. Rhythm and Rhyme. Sing-alongs, finger plays, puppets and more! For kids ages 0-3 with a caregiver. Join Ms. Abigail on Zoom.
 
Tuesday, October 20 at 7:00 p.m. Virtual Book Talk & Signing. Join authors Jacob Soboroff & John Washington as they discuss their new books Separate: Inside an American Tragedy and The Dispossessed: A Story of Asylum and the US-Mexican Border and Beyond. Co-sponsored by House of Books. On Zoom. Please register for login information. 

Wednesday, October 21 at 10:30 a.m. Baby Group in the Grass. Sing-alongs, finger plays, puppets and more! For kids ages 0-3 with a caregiver. Join Ms. Abigail in a shady spot under trees behind the Visitor Center. Registration required. Capped at 12 families. Adults must wear face mask or shield.
 
Thursday, October 22 at 12:30 p.m. Outdoor Program! LUNCH BUNCH! Bring your lunch, listen to stories and enjoy a fun craft. Location: behind the Visitor Center. All ages. Please register.

Saturday, October 24 at 1:00 p.m. Outdoor Program! Halloween Story Hour! Halloween stories and a fun holiday craft. All ages. Registration required.  

LATER IN OCTOBER
 
Monday, October 26 at 3:30 p.m. TAB & Book Club on ZOOM. Come help plan new programs and suggest new materials for the library! We also will be discussing our Book Group book- title TBA. Grades 5 and up only. Please register on our website for Zoom meeting code.
 
Monday, October 26 at 7:00 p.m. Virtual Book Talk & Signing. Join Morris author Stephen Drew as he discusses his new memoir Into the Thin, A Pilgrimage Walk Across Northern SpainCo-sponsored by House of Books. On Zoom. Please register for login information.

Tuesday, October 27 at 10:30 a.m. Rhythm and Rhyme. Sing-alongs, finger plays, puppets and more! For kids ages 0-3 with a caregiver. Join Ms. Abigail on Zoom.

Wednesday, October 28 at 10:30 a.m. Baby Group in the Grass. Sing-alongs, finger plays, puppets and more! For kids ages 0-3 with a caregiver. Join Ms. Abigail in a shady spot under trees behind the Visitor Center. Registration required. Capped at 12 families. Adults must wear face mask or shield.
 
Wednesday, October 28 at 2:00 p.m. ART UNDER THE TREES! Outdoor Program! Bats, Skeletons, and Ghosts, oh my! Join Ms. Abigail to make a fun Halloween art project. All ages. Registration required.

Thursday, October 29 at 12:30 p.m. Outdoor Program! LUNCH BUNCH! Bring your lunch, listen to stories and enjoy a fun craft. Location: behind the Visitor Center. All ages. Please register.
 
Thursday, October 29 and Thursday, November 5 at 7:00 p.m. Write The First Draft. A two-session workshop (on zoom) to generate new fiction will be led by author Sergio Troncoso. This writing workshop is for 12 participants. Please register to receive login information. (serious registrants only, please). 
 
Saturday, October 31 at 1:00 p.m. Story Hour! Trick or Treat! Outdoor Program! Read books about trick or treating with Mrs. Sam and give your costume a practice run! Come all dressed up and you'll get a piece of candy! Make a cool Halloween craft. All ages. Registration required.

Every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Sing-alongs, finger plays, puppets 
and more! For kids ages 0-3 with a caregiver. Join Ms. Abigail in a shady 
spot under trees behind the Visitor Center. Registration required. 
Capped at 12 families. Adults must wear face mask or shield.

Calling All Gingerbread House Bakers




Even though our outdoor book sale is not open, we have a big variety
of used books for sale indoors. You can find recent bestsellers, 
 cookbooks, art books etc. Call the Library for special requests 
if you're looking for something specific.

 
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ONGOING INFORMATION
One-on-One Tech Advice Need help with your iPad, iPhone, or Mac? Our Apple expert, Michael, can be reached at michaeljay1@gmail.com.

More Tech Help Need help with any mobile phone, tablet, or e-reader including Kindle, Nook, Amazon Fire, Samsung, LG, and many other Android devices. Our all-device expert, Bryan, can be reached at justfixittech@gmail.com.


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