KML Children’s Programs

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Kent Memorial Library’s 2018 Summer Reading Program

Kids ages 3 – 5 and Grades K – 4

Children’s Summer Reading Program: Here’s how it works: Come to the library and register. Read by yourself or together, from June 16 – August 4, and earn two free raffle tickets each week: one for a weekly prize and the other for a Grand Prize to be awarded at the end of the seven-week program. Oh! And the wheel is back! Each week you participate, you get to spin the wheel for more fun giveaways.

Summer Story Time with Holly for children ages 3 – 6 on Wednesdays July 11, 18, 25, and August 1 at 10:15 a.m. at the Kent Memorial Library, 61 Ffyler Place. Register or just drop in.

Horizon Wings Bird Program for families, Saturday, July 14 at 10:30 a.m.

There’s a thrill to being up close to an eagle, hawk, or falcon! This interactive program will introduce you to some spectacular birds and tell you why a crow is classified as a songbird! This program will be held at the Second Baptist Church. Register online at www.suffield-library-org or call 860- 668-3896.

Dance Party Workshop for kids in grades K – 4, Tuesday, July 17, 1:30 p.m.

Learn easy to follow party dance moves lead by DJ Red Supreme. Exercise; build self-confidence and self-expression on the dance floor. Get your groove on at the Second Baptist Church. Register online at or call 860-668-3896.

Pasta Making Workshop for kids ages 5 – 9 and their families on Thursday, July 19 at 1:30 p.m.

Try your hand at making bow-tie pasta, yes, from scratch, with Colleen Bell. Roll, pinch and take pasta home to eat. Children must come with an adult. This program will be held at the Second Baptist Church. Register online at www.suffield-library-org or call 860- 668-3896.

Soap Making Workshop for kids grades 1 – 4, Tuesday, July 24 at 10:30 a.m. or 1 p.m.

Join the KML creative team and learn how to make soap. Use color, scent, soap stickers, skin safe glitter and more. Once you complete the bars of soap, take them home in a gift bag, basket or decorative box. The workshop at 10:30 a.m. or 1 p.m. will run 30 to 40 minutes. Register for your time slot online at

Tech Day for Families on Saturday, July 28, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Bring the family and try out all of the library’s cool new tech toys. There will also be snacks and a free raffle. Drop in at 61 Ffyler Place.

Artist Workshop with Patsy for kids grades 1 – 4, on Tuesday, July 31 and Thursday, August 2, 6:30 p.m. Hands-on workshop that introduces children to techniques used by the great masters! Create, explore and learn.

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