Summer Reading Program

You are invited to help the community celebrate Kindred Public Library’s 20th year as you participate in the Summer Reading Program, “Birthday Party @ the Library”. Pick up your reading log at the Library starting on June 1. The program is for all ages from June 1-July 31, 2022.


Summer Storytime 2022 is offered on Wednesdays, June 15 and August 17; both starting at 10:00 a.m. at the Library. Plus a Storytime will be one of the fun activities available at the Library during the annual Kindred Days festivities. Stop at the Library from 11:00-2:00 on Saturday, August 13 for Kindred Days Activities.

2022-23 Storytime will be held at the Library monthly on the third Saturday (11:00-11:30) and third Monday (10:00-10:30) for ages 3-grade 3. The schedule will be posted when available. 

Breakfast with a Book

The Library’s book discussion group meets in the Library on the second Saturday of each month, September-May. A complete reading list is being developed for 2022-23.

A Breakfast with a Book is planned for 9am on the second Wednesday during Summer 2022. Join other readers on June 8 for The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman, July 13 for Her Hidden Genius by Marie Benedict, and August 10 for by Francine Rivers. June-August, 2022. If you have read one or all of the selections – join us!  Email or stop in if you have questions.

Story Walk – Summer 2022

Story Walk is a joint project between the Kindred Public Library and the Kindred Park Board. Follow the posted signs along an unguided route in the city of Kindred to read individual pages from the current book selection. The May 15-June 30 selection is Plant the Tiny Seed by Christie Matheson. Once this book has been read in entirety, participants are encouraged to stop at the Library to request a children’s activity bag (limited supplies available). The Story Walk selection for July and August is Happy Birthday Moon by Frank Asch.

Festival of Table – August 9, 2022

The Library’s annual Festival of Tables fundraiser/purse raffle will be held at St. Maurice Church, Kindred, on Tuesday, August 9. Support the Kindred Public Library through your participation in this fun evening! TABLE TICKETS are still available – contact the Library to reserve!!


Kindred Community Days – August 12-14, 2022

Open house at the Library from 11am-2pm on Saturday, the 13th, in conjunction with the annual Kindred Days events. Special activities are planned as part of the kickoff for the Library’s 20th Anniversary, including face painting, a petting zoo, a visit from LaDitzy and Friends, and more! Check out the Kindred Days poster for details!

Little Free Libraries

The Kindred Public Library maintains two Little Free Library locations in Kindred – one located conveniently near the Gilbertson Park playground and the other near the City Park. The little libraries are restocked regularly with reading materials for all ages. Feel free to stop to “take a book, leave a book”!

November 2022 – 20th Anniversary of the Kindred Public Library

The Library’s 20th birthday is the focus for many of KPLs summer activities. Watch for updates about Fall events.

Tour of Homes – November 20, 2022

Another enjoyable afternoon with friends while supporting the Library during its Birthday month! Six area homes will be featured on the 2022 Tour; plus there will be basket raffle and holiday treats at the Library. Additional information will also be posted on Facebook in September/October or contact the Library.