Featured Events
One Maryland One Book
What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City by Mona Hanna-Attisha

Pick up a copy of the book and join people in communities across the state through the shared experience of reading, discussing, and exploring the themes of a single book.

We held three excellent discussions in September and The Page Turners will host our final discussion in October.

New participants and diverse perspectives are always welcome at KCPL's book groups!

Friday, October 11 | 1pm
How What We Do on Land Impacts Our Water
Wednesday, October 2 | 6pm

Explore an interactive watershed demo to better understand how the actions of individuals and organizations impact local water quality. Learn about small changes you can make to have a huge impact on improving the health of our rivers, lakes, and the Chesapeake Bay. Presented by Kent County Soil and Water Conservation District.

The Trauma of Racism: What the Eyes Don’t See
Saturday, November 9 | 10am

Doncella Wilson, LMSW, and psychotherapist Barbie Glenn explore intersections of the history of racism, effects of trauma, and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) as they relate to What the Eyes Don’t See, as well as ways they impact lives in Kent County, MD.

From Flint: Voices of a Poisoned City
Award Winning Short Documentary

Saturday, October 19 | 11am
North County

Monday, October 28 | 2pm

The story of the Flint Water Crisis is told first-hand in this award winning short documentary.
For Kids & Families

Fall storytime session begins September 24th. 

Join us for reading, singing, dancing, making friends, and more! 

Baby & Toddler Storytime
Ages 0-2
Chestertown | 11am Tuesdays

Baby & Toddler Storytime is followed by an informal playgroup designed to encourage socialization and connection. 

Preschool Storytime
Ages 3-5
Chestertown | 10am Tuesdays
North County | 10:30am Thursday

Preschool Storytime includes a craft or activity designed to foster creativity, fine motor skills, and cooperation.
Technology Help
Make An Appointment with a
Tech Savvy Librarian

If you need help learning how to use a new device, getting started with KCPL's Digital Library collection, or have some basic tech questions, the library can help!

Call 410-778-3636 or email for more details about setting up a 30-minute appointment with a tech savvy librarian.
Book Groups

New members are always welcome!

Whether you choose to attend a single session to discuss a particular book or decide to show up regularly, KCPL's book groups are free and open to everyone.

For more details about upcoming discussions, visit our online calendar.
Interested in joining us? Here's what we're discussing this month:

The Book Group
Exploring the Works of Black Authors
1st Wednesday at 5pm
An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

Kent Nonfiction Book Group
last Tuesday at 12pm
Franklin & Winston
by Jon Meacham

Chestertown Book Group
3rd Wednesday at 4:30pm 
Everyone's Son
by Thrity Umrigar

Literature with Lunch
last Thursday at 12pm
Kingdom of the Blind
by Louise Penny
North County

Monday Evening Book Group
1st Monday at 6:30pm 
American Rust
by Phillip Meyer

North County Afternoon Book Group
3rd Tuesday at 1pm
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

Rock Hall

The Page Turners
2nd Friday at 1pm
One Maryland One Book
What the Eyes Don't See
by Mona Hanna-Attisha
Free Popcorn! (and a movie)
Movie Matinees

Saturday, October 5 | 11am
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Monday, October 7 | 2pm
Total Dhamaal

Friday, October 18 | 2pm
Detective Pikachu

Saturday, October 19 | 11am
North County
From Flint: Voices of Poisoned City

Monday, October 21 | 2pm
The Professor

Monday, October 28 | 2pm
From Flint: Voices of a Poisoned City
Digital Library
FREE online tutors, homework help, and more!
KCPL's Digital Library is full of resources for students of all ages from live online homework help to tools for learning new languages!
See what else is available in KCPL's Digital Library !
KCPL Board of Trustees
Upcoming Meetings
The October board meeting has been rescheduled for Monday, November 4, 2019.

3pm Finance Committee
4pm Board of Trustees

Meetings of the Board of Trustees are open and the public is welcome to attend. Minutes of board meetings and committee meetings are available online.

Questions about the Board of Trustees? Please ask !
Your Library Account
24/7 Access from Anywhere
Use your online account to check due dates, renew or request items, and set your account preferences.

If it's your first time logging in, you'll need the number on the back of your library card and your password, which is the last four digits of your phone number. Once you log in, you can add a username and change your password.
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