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 Registration Required for Most Programs

For more information or to register for programs, please stop by the library or call 860-668-3896, or go online to or follow us on Facebook. All programs are free! Most of our programs are funded by The Friends of the Kent Memorial Library. Become a member!

We have fixings for coffee and tea in the library café area. $1 per cup.

Once-a -Month Programs

New members are welcome at all our programs, including book discussions and the cookbook club.

Photo Café

1st Tuesday, March 3

at 6:30 p.m.

Cookbook Club

2nd Tuesday, March 10

at 12:45 p.m.

Poetry Lovers 

2nd Wednesday, March 11 at 7 p.m.

Current Events Café

3rd Tuesday, March 17

at 1 p.m.

Writer’s Workshop –

4th Monday, March 23

at 7 p.m.

Socrates Café

Last Monday of the Month

at 7 p.m.

Book Discussions

Thursday Readers

Thursday, March 12,

at 12:30 p.m.

Sing, Unburied Sing

by Jesmyn Ward

Around the World Book Club

Thursday, March 19,

at 7 p.m.

Exit West

by Hamid Moshen

Books in the Parlor

Tuesday, March 31,

at 2 p.m.

The Magician of the Modern by Eugene Gaddis (location TBD)

Other Events

Great Decisions

Tuesday, March 3 and 17 at 3 p.m.

Great Decisions is America’s largest discussion program on world affairs designed by the American Foreign Policy Association. Upcoming topics include:

Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking

U.S. Relations with the Northern Triangle

China’s Road into Latin America

The Philippines and the U.S

Artificial Intelligence and Data

Irish Dance

Saturday, March 7

at 1 p.m.

All Ages Welcome!

Enjoy some Gaelic folk dancing at Kent Memorial Library on Saturday, March 7 at 1 p.m. Scoil Rince Luimni (“Limerick School of Dance” in Irish) will put on a performance you will not want to miss! Register online or just drop in.

Spring Folk Art Painting

for Adults

Saturday, March 14

at 10:30 a.m.

Are you tired of winter? Ring in the spring season at Kent Memorial Library and create a Spring Folk Art wooden plaque. The crafters will meet on Saturday, March 14 at 10:30 a.m., and adults will have a chance to see how easy painting can be. We will use a tracing technique on wood so no artist talent is required. Your plaque can hang indoors or outdoors! Registration is limited and required. You can register by calling the library at 860-668-3896 or online at

A Change of Heart: 

A Journaling Experience

Thursday, March 26

at 6:30pm

Do you need to gain clarity on a problem? What is it in life that you really want? Do you need to self-forgive or forgive others? Bring a journal or a notebook to Kent Memorial Library on Thursday, March 26 at 6:30 p.m. and join Lynn MacDonald, a Life Coach, for an evening of self-discovery. Put pen to paper and let the inner words flow. After the workshop, Lynn will focus on questions regarding your new insight.Register online at

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