I’ll be Gnome for Christmas photo tour/ lighting contest/basket raffle – November 22-December 15

I’ll be Gnome for Christmas” is the COVID-compliant version of the Library’s annual Tour of Homes fund raiser. In 2020, there is an online photo tour, a lighting contest and a basket raffle from November 22-December 15. This is an opportunity to be creative, be festive, and have fun! Details of this year’s holiday event are shown below. Contact the Library with questions.

Saturday Storytime – third Saturday of the month

Saturday Storytime is designed for ages preschool through 3rd grade in the Library from 11-11:30 on the third Saturday of each month, September-May. Registration is not required!

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 of each month (September-May). A copy of all discussion books is available at the Library. The 2020-21 reading list includes: October 10 – Educated by Tara Westover; November 14 – Blind Your Ponies by Stanley Gordon West; December 12 – The Noel Letters by Richard Paul Evans; January 9 – The Snow Child by Ewoyn Ivey; February 13 – The Fifth Avenue Story Society by Rachel Hauck; March 13 – This Tender Land by William Kent Kruger; April 10 – The Book of Lost Friends by Lisa Wingate; May 8 – TBA. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, participants are asked to provide their own beverage and snack. Email or stop in if you have questions.

Summer Reading Program

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Library’s summer reading program for 2020, Summer Reading Bucket List. The 2021 program will be announced when available.

Little Free Libraries

The Kindred Public Library maintains two Little Free Library locations in Kindred – one located near Gilbertson Park and the other near the City Park. These little libraries are restocked regularly; feel free to “take a book, leave a book”!

Summer Arts Stages and Safari

Thank you for your participation in 2020!

Kindred Days Open House

This event was cancelled for 2020. The open house will return during Kindred Days 2021 – more information available at that time.

Festival of Picnic Tables – August

The “normal” Festival of Tables/Purse Raffle was changed due to COVID-related concerns. The 2020 physical-distancing option … Festival of Picnic Tables! 2020 Festival Photos were featured on the Library’s Facebook page. Raffle tickets were available in the Library, with purses displayed in the lobby.

This annual fund-raising event will return in August 2021. More information available at that time!

Trick or Treat at the Library – October 31

Add the Kindred Public Library to your stops on Halloween. More information available in October

Missoula Children’s Theater

CANCELLED for 2020. Missoula is co-sponsored by the Kindred PTO, the Kindred Public Library, and the Kindred Area Arts Partnership (KAAP). The sponsors thank you for your interest.