WELCOME TO THE LIBRARY!  May 4-9, 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, May 4 at 3:30 p.m. Learn about Artists Series #1. Mrs. Sam will post a video to Facebook and YouTube where she reads a book about Alexander Calder and shows everyone how to do a craft based on his sculptures.! Grades 5 and up. Please register.    

Tuesday, May 5 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. Sarah on Zoom.  
 
Thursday, May 7 at 12:30 p.m. Kid's Activity Podcast! Mrs. Sam will post a fun podcast to listen to that is paired with a cool craft activity! She'll be doing the activity herself with her trusty partner, Rowan. We'll share our final result with you as a Facebook video and hope you do the same!
 
Friday, May 8 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, May 9 at 10:30 a.m. Mother's Day Story Hour. Join Ms. Abigail to listen to stories and make a Mother's Day craft. All ages. On Zoom.
 
Monday, May 11 at 5:30 p.m. 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 5 and up. Please register to receive Zoom Meeting Code.
 
Tuesday, May 12 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. Sarah on Zoom.
 
Wednesday, May 13 at 3:30 p.m. Science & Art with Ms. Abigail. Join Ms. Abigail as she shows you how to make Invisible Ink!This low-tech invisible ink science experiment lets kids send secret messages to friends and family. All they'll need is a little lemon juice or milk. We decided to try both versions of this invisible ink experiment to see if the results were any different. All ages. On Facebook.
 
Thursday, May 14 at 12:30 p.m. Counting Up & Counting Down. Bring your lunch and join Ms. Abigail for stories and a related craft. All ages. On Zoom.  
 
Friday, May 15 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.
 
Friday, May 15 at 5:30 p.m. Paint with Your Feet Challenge! Mrs. Sam will put up a video that explains the parameters of this challenge and a feet painting tutorial- make a masterpiece using your feet and enter it in to our Feet Painting Digital Exhibit! The video will be on Facebook and you can enter by emailing photos of your foot painting to Mrs. Sam at ssaliter@biblio.org.
 
Saturday, May 16 at 10:30 a.m. Elephants Story Hour. Let's read some stories about these gentle giants and make a milk jug craft! Mrs. Sam will be on Zoom to read you some books and lead you through making an elephant with a plastic gallon milk jug, some scissors, brightly colored tissue paper, PVA/white glue and a black pen.
 
Saturday, May 16 at 10:30 p.m. Virtual Kent Quiz Night III. Quizmaster Sarah Marshall announces a third Virtual Quiz Night on Zoom. Teams can be 1 to 6 people (as long as you can communicate with each other ie texting/messaging, etc.) Must Register by Friday at Noon . First 20 teams to register can compete - all other teams will play for fun. Participants will need access to Google Docs and Zoom. To register: smarshall@biblio.org.

The Next Spring Book Discussion: The Road Trip RESCHEDULED for May 21 @ 5:00 p.m. via Zoom
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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.

*Both experts are able to help with Zoom set-ups, among other things. Tell them Lucy sent you and a discount shall be yours.
 
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Celebrate Stephen Sondheim's 90th Birthday! Enjoy this multi-star tribute to a true genius in the theatre world. Take Me to the World: A Sondheim 90th Birthday Celebration.
 
5 Ways to Celebrate Star Wars Day At Home Bring the galaxy home on May the 4th.
 
The Beginner's Guide to Deliberate Practice While regular practice might include mindless repetitions, deliberate practice requires focused attention and is conducted with the specific goal of improving performance.  
 
Reinventing Your Career in the Time of Coronavirus Unexpected events or shocks disrupt our habitual routines, jolt us out of our comfort zones, and lead us to ask big questions about what matters and what is worth doing.  
 
12 Mother's Day Ideas to Make This Quarantine Holiday One to Remember This year - and every year, really - quality time is the best gift you can give mom.  
 


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