You may have noticed these signs in front of the Library this week? Well keep your eye on it as the mercury rises and we get closer to our goal. Click below for more information. And thank you to those wonderful people who have already given!  
 

The Book Drop is Open.
The Library is Open for Requests and Holds.
We are checking out all materials from our collection.
C-Car will be starting up within the next week or so.
So people will be able to Request from other Libraries.
Patrons can Place Holds on their Accounts Online,
or by Calling or eMailing the Library.
 
Please sign up for Wowbrary to see what's new.  
You can search the collection, there, too.
 
We are Taking Book Sale Donations.
A Phone Call in Advance is Requested.
We are Accepting Books Only During Open Hours.

Someone is in the Library:
M-F 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
S 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
 
860.927.3761
 
 
New eMail Address for the Junior Room:

 
WELCOME TO THE LIBRARY!  June 8-13, 2020 
For more information email: kmlinfo@biblio.org  
or online at kentmemoriallibrary.org.
 
   
Art Exhibit: Wilderness of New England by Cornwall Bridge artist Ray Olsen. The exhibit can be seen online.
 
 Monday, June 8 at 5:30 p.m. Tween/Teen Choose Your Own Adventure! Mrs. Sam will be reading a choose your own adventure novel. Each participant can vote on which action to take when prompted and see where those choices lead us! Grades 5th and up. Please register for Zoom meeting code.

Tuesday, June 9 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, June 10 at 3:30 p.m. Science & Art with Ms. Abigail. Build Your Own Toy Parachute. Join Ms. Abigail on Facebook as she shows you how to make this easy and fun project. All ages. ***A list of supplies can be found on our website's events calendar. ***

Thursday, June 11 at 12:30 p.m. Birds Lunch Bunch. Join Ms. Abigail via Zoom as she reads stories about birds and show how to make a simple and fun bird arts project. All ages. ***A list of supplies can be found on our website's events calendar. ***

Thursday, June 11 from 5:00 to 6:15 p.m. Spring Book Discussion Series: The Road Trip. In the beginning, mythic stories featured heroes who went off on solitary journeys, where they encountered challenges that necessitated their proving themselves up to the job. The buddy story followed later, think of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza, and has been a favorite of visual medias as it allows for a variety of contrasting effects. One particular subcategory of this kind of plot involves the road trip. This month's book is The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce. Please Register. On Zoom
 
Friday, June 12 at 2:00 p.m. Remote Writing in the Cyber World: Journaling in the Time of the Pandemic. Use your journal for self-guidance and expanded creativity while exploring the personal search for wisdom. Add laughter,  happiness,  positive energy and awareness. Enjoy poetry and music while writing about these things. Imagine what we can accomplish when we use some optimistic writing prompts. Let's begin to create and explore new ideas with Barrie Kavasch. Just email: ebarriek@gmail.com

Saturday, June 13 at 10:30 a.m. Anansi Story Hour!  Mrs. Sam will be reading Anansi Trickster Tales and doing an African Line Drawing craft! You'll need brown paper (like from a bag), other types of paper (preferably with texture like paper towels or water color paper or handmade paper), scissors, a glue stick, a sharpie, a pencil, and crayons or chalk or pastels or colored pencils. On Zoom.  
 
Monday, June 15 at 3:30 p.m. STEAM TEAM! Coding! Mrs. Sam will introduce children to coding and some free coding websites that will help anyone interested learn how to code. Grades 2 and up. On Zoom.

Tuesday, June 16 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, June 17 at 3:30 p.m. Art & Science with Ms. Abigail: Making Art with Wax Paper. Join Ms. Abigail on Facebook as she demonstrates how to make faux stained glass as well wax paper painting. Fun for all ages. ***A list of supplies can be found on our website's Events Calendar. ***  
 
Thursday, June 18 at 12:30 p.m. Lunch Bunch! The Case of The Sparkly Mineral - Tumble Podcast. Mrs. Sam will post a podcast episode and a related activity. The activity is to make a classification system for some items in your home! Mrs. Sam will share her system with you all. On Facebook.  
 
Friday, June 19 at 2:00 p.m. Remote Writing in the Cyber World: Journaling in the Time of the Pandemic. Use your journal for self-guidance and expanded creativity while exploring the personal search for wisdom. Add laughter,  happiness,  positive energy and awareness. Enjoy poetry and music while writing about these things. Imagine what we can accomplish when we use some optimistic writing prompts. Let's begin to create and explore new ideas with Barrie Kavasch. Just email: ebarriek@gmail.com

Saturday, June 20 at 10:30 a.m. Frogs Story Hour! Join Ms. Abigail on Zoom as she reads stories about frogs and show you how to make a fun and easy frog craft. All ages. ***A list of supplies can be found on our website's events calendar.***

The Next Spring Book Discussion: The Road Trip June 11 @ 5:00 p.m. via Zoom
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.



A Blast from the Past:

A Chorus Line (Movie 1985)


The Orchestra at The Phantom Of The Opera in London saw a Tweet from Andrew Lloyd Webber playing "All I Ask Of You" from isolation. As a response to this, every member of the orchestra individually contributed a video, audio or photo from isolation to show their support and respect for Andrew.
 


click on picture to see
 
 
Calling all Readers!  We are looking for your video or written book  
reviews and  recommendations  to share with our community of  
book lovers.  All types of book reviews are welcome, children's to adults'!
 



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DID YOU KNOW:  
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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. All Children's programming for 2020 is sponsored by a  
generous gift in honor of Allan Priaulx. The Kent Memorial Library is located at  
32 North Main Street, Kent, Connecticut, 860-927-3761.