Events

Breakfast with a Book – second Saturday of the month (September 2021-May 2022)

KPL’s book discussion group meets in the Library on the second Saturday of each month, September-May, starting at 9am. A copy of all discussion books is available at the Library; coffee/tea is available or participants can provide their own.

2021-22 Breakfast with a Book meeting dates and selections include: September 11-The Stars are Fire by Anita Shreve  • October 9-Big Little Lies by Liana Moriarty • November 13-The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah • December 11-Dear Santa by Debbie Macomber • January 8- Play Book Trivia; discuss favorite books and why • February 12-A Bend in the River by Libby Fischer Hillman (author will join via Zoom) • March 12-The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery • April 9-The Heirloom Garden by Viola Shipman • May 14-The Wish by Nicholas Sparks. Email or stop in if you have questions.

Story Time – third Saturday of the month AND third Monday of the month (September 2021-May 2022) – Awesome Occupations

Story Time is designed for ages preschool through 3rd grade. Children meet in the Library at 11:00 a.m. on the third Saturday during September-May. Themes relating to Awesome Occupations are scheduled for: Librarians on September 18 • Firefighters on October 16/18 • Authors on November 20/22 • Bakers on December 18/20 • Police Officers on January 15/17 • School Bus Drivers on February 19/21 • Farmers on March 19/21 • Veterinarians on April 23/25 • Principals or Teachers on May 21/23.  Guest readers will represent the featured occupation as the monthly reader!

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Trick or Treat at the Library – October 31 – 5-7pm

Add the Kindred Public Library to your places to visit on Halloween. Stop in – the light will be on!

Tour of Homes/Basket Raffle/Lighting Contest – November 2021

Thanks to the owners of the six homes featured on the 2021 Tour; each house was uniquely and beautifully decorated. Congratulations to the winners of the Basket Raffle available at the Library, and thanks to everyone who helped make this a fun fundraiser for the Library! Watch for this great event in 2022!

Summer Reading Program – 2022

Watch for more information in May/June of 2022.

Summer Arts Stages and Safari – Summer 2022

Summer Arts Safari is a musical performance camp that provides a fun and unique musical theater experience for kids ages 6-14! Information about the 2022 camp will be published when available.

Kindred Days Open House – Summer 2022

Kids of all ages enjoy the annual Kindred Days celebration! The Library hosts an open house, the Book Sale Room is open, and other activities offered. More information available in the Spring of 2022

Festival of Tables – 2022

2021pursegirlThe Festival of Tables fundraiser and purse raffle is a fun way to gather with friends while enjoying a glass of wine, appetizers, and yummy dessert. View the creatively-decorated tables, purchase raffle tickets to win a purse, and be entertained by Purscilla! 2022 information will be posted when it becomes available. Until then, contact the Library for more information on how you can participate!

Little Free Libraries

The Kindred Public Library maintains two Little Free Library locations in Kindred – one near Gilbertson Park and the other near the City Park. These little libraries are restocked regularly and include books for all reading levels. Feel free to “take a book, leave a book”!