Featured Events
The Black Radical Tradition: Gloria Richardson and Political Leadership
Saturday, March 2 | 10am
Chestertown Branch

Dr. Joseph R. Fitzgerald, author of The Struggle is Eternal: Gloria Richardson and Black Liberation, presents an exploration of the lasting impact of the leadership of human rights activist Gloria Richardson.

From 1962-1964, Gloria Richardson was a leader of the Cambridge Movement, a social justice campaign that took place in Dorchester County. The radical political vision and varied tactics Richardson embraced affected the meaning of Black liberation and the understanding of how it could be achieved. 

Presented in partnership by Kent County Public Library, the League of Women Voters of Kent County, and Sumner Hall.

Free and open to all. 
Light refreshments will be served.
The Book Group Discusses Tigerland by Wil Haygood
Wednesday, March 6 | 5pm
Chestertown Branch

Join the community discussion of Tigerland: 1968-1969: A City Divided, a Nation Torn Apart, and a Magical Season of Healing by Wil Haygood.

The Book Group meets regularly at KCPL's Chestertown branch to explore the works of contemporary and classic Black authors. New members are always welcome.
Happiness Hour: Flower Power!
Saturday, March 16 | 11am
North County Branch

Happiness Hour is a time for grown-ups to explore their powers of creativity.

Featured Project: Flower Power!

Celebrate the start of spring by learning simple techniques for creating multi-colored paper flower. All supplies will be provided for this FREE program.

Come, create, and leave a little happier than you arrived.

Space is limited. Please register .
Out of the Box: Modern Board Games for Teens & Adults
Wedneday, March 27 | 6-8pm
Chestertown Branch

Strategy! Hilarity! Meeples! That’s right, it’s another board game night.

If Monopoly and Scrabble are what come to mind when you think about board games, this program is an excellent opportunity to experience the landscape of modern board games. Whether you enjoy storytelling, multi-layered strategy, collaborative problem-solving, or fast-paced competition, there’s a game for everyone!

Gamers of all experience levels are welcome.
Rescheduled Event
For Kids & Teens
Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Friday, March 1 | 5:30pm
Chestertown Branch

Join us for a party like no other. Cake, crafts, and books, oh my! Let's read stories, sing songs, and celebrate all things Dr. Seuss. 

Come one, come all, and join the fun!
We'll jump, skip, bounce, sing and run! 
Whether it rains, or "weather" it's sunny,
We'll have lots of good fun that is funny! 

You should not, would not want to miss,
A celebration quite like this! 

Ages 2 to 6

Guitar Pick Art

Wednesday, March 13 | 3pm
Chestertown Branch

Create custom guitar picks and turn them into rockin' jewelry!

Ages 8+
Teens welcome.
Storytime
Let's read together!
Preschool Storytime
Chestertown | 10am Tuesdays
North County | 10:30am Thursdays

Baby & Toddler Storytime
Chestertown | 11am Tuesdays
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:
Chestertown

The Book Group
1st Wednesday at 5pm
Tigerland: 1968-1969: A City Divided, A Nation Torn Apart, and A Magical Season of Healing 
by Wil Haygood

Kent Nonfiction Book Group
last Tuesday at 12pm
Leonardo da Vinci 
by Walter Isaacson

Chestertown Book Group
NEW DAY! The Chestertown Book Group will now meet on the 3rd Wednesday at 4:30pm 
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
by Gail Honeyman

Literature with Lunch
last Thursday at 12pm
A Man Called Ove
by Fredrik Backman
North County

Monday Evening Book Group
1st Monday at 6:30pm 
The Woman in the Window
by A.J. Finn

North County Afternoon Book Group
3rd Tuesday at 1pm
Travels with Charley: In Search of America
by John Steinbeck

Rock Hall

The Page Turners
2nd Friday at 1pm
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
by Rachael Joyce
What Else is Happening?
Monday Movies

Monday, March 4th | 2pm
Chestertown Branch
Widows

Monday, March 11th | 2pm
Chestertown Branch
Bohemian Rhapsody

Monday, March 18th | 2pm
Chestertown Branch
Boy Erased

Monday, March 25th | 2pm
Chestertown Branch
Mary Queen of Scots
Chestertown Writers' Group
1st & 3rd Thursdays | 5pm
Chestertown Branch

Writers of all experience levels are invited to join this supportive network of scribblers, word-lovers, hired pens, literary aficionados, and honest-to-goodness authors.
Check Our Online Calendar!
From scheduling updates to detailed descriptions, our online calendar is the best place to find all the info about what's happening at the library! You can also use the calendar to register for programs or to request email reminders about upcoming events.

In addition to library programs, the online calendar has info about programs that other community groups are holding in KCPL's meeting rooms.

For more info, visit our online calendar.
Testing & Education Reference Center
FREE practice tests for AP, SAT, GRE, GED, and many more exams!
Use your library card to ace an upcoming exam.

To start studying, all you need is your library card and an internet connection.

Need help getting started? Schedule a 30-minute one-on-one appointment with a librarian for personalized assistance!


The Testing and Education Reference Center is one of many resources available in KCPL's Digital Library.
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.
KCPL Board of Trustees
Monthly Meeting
The Board of Trustees will meet on Tuesday, March 19.

3pm Finance Committee
4pm Board Meeting

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 !
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