Saturday Storytime – first Saturday of the month

Saturday Storytime is designed for ages preschool through 3rd grade in the Library from 11-11:30 on the first Saturday of each month – October 5, November 2, December 7, January 4, February 1, March 7, April 4, May 2. A story and snack are included. There is no registration, just show up!

Breakfast with a Book – second Saturday of the month

The Library’s book discussion group typically meets in the Library at 9am on the second Saturday morning of each month (September-May). Participants enjoy coffee and treats while discussing the selected book. Book selections for 2019-20 include Where the Crawdads Sing by Della Owens on October 12; Moloka’i by Alan Brennert on November 9; Love Comes Softly by Janette Oke on December 14; Queen Bee by Dorothea Benton Frank on January 11, 2020; February 8 – selection to be determined; The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba on March 14; Educated by Tara Westover on April 11; Breakthrough by Joyce Smith on May 9. A copy of all featured books is available at the Library. Email or stop in if you have questions; and join us if you have read the chosen book.

Winter Reading Program

The Library’s theme for the 2020 Winter Reading Program is still to be determined. However, the Library’s many books are available any time of year!

Missoula Children’s Theater – March

Additional information available in 2020.

Summer Reading Program – May-August

The Library’s Summer Reading Program is available for readers of all ages!  Check back in 2020 for more information.

Little Free Library

Kindred currently has two Little Free Library locations in Kindred – one located near Gilbertson Park and the other near the City Park. These little libraries are available year-round and restocked regularly. Feel free to “take a book, leave a book”! NOTE: The Gilbertson Park location will be closed until Spring 2020 to avoid dealing with access issues during snowy winter months.

Summer Arts Safari Theater Program –

Summer Arts Safari Theater camp is presented by the Kindred Public Library as a theater opportunity for kids ages 6-14. The camp is typically held in late July/early August.
Information will be available in Spring 2020. 

Kindred Days Open House – August 2020

Open House and free root beer floats – watch for more info in 2020!

Festival of Tables – August 2020

This festive fund-raiser features creatively-decorated tables sponsored by volunteer hostesses; it was held at St. Maurice Church, Kindred. Wine, appetizers and dessert are served, and a purse raffle is held. Tickets for this fun evening are available in mid-summer. 

Trick or Treat at the Library – October 31

Add the Kindred Public Library to your stops on Halloween. The light will be on from 5:00-7:30!

Tour of Homes – November 24, 12noon-5pm

Come Home for the Holidays” is the Library’s annual Tour of Homes fund raiser.  In 2019, the Tour features six homes (both in town and rural). Tickets are available for advance purchase for $15/ticket at the Library, Morning Glory, Kindred State Bank or Elm River Credit Union. Tickets purchased at the Library on the day of the Tour will be $20 each. Coffee, cider and treats are available to enjoy while you check out the display of baskets featured on the Gift Basket Raffle. This is a great afternoon outing for friends, families, and/or couples. Contact the Library with questions or if you would like to donate a basket for the raffle.

Kindred City Holiday Decoration Contest –

Residents of the city of Kindred are encouraged to participate in this community-wide event by decorating the outside of their home/yard for the holidays. Participants complete an application form and judging takes place before Christmas. Prizes are awarded! Complete rules are available with the contest applications. This is a good opportunity to be creative, be festive, and have fun!!