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Summer Story Time – first Wednesday of the month (June-July-August)

Summer Story Time is designed for ages preschool through 3rd grade. Interested children will meet in the Library at 10:00 a.m. on the first Wednesday of each month, June-July-August. Registration is not required!


Won’t You Be Our Neighbor – Summer 2021


Summer Breakfast with a Book – second Wednesday of the month (June-July-August)

During June-July-August 2021, a summer version of Breakfast with a Book will be available on the second Wednesday of the summer months at 9am. The first discussion book is The Giver by Lois Lowry. Keurig coffee/tea is available at the Library, or participants can provide their own. Email or stop in if you have questions.

Breakfast with a Book – second Wednesday of the month (June-July-August)

The Library’s book discussion group is meeting throughout the summer at 9am on Wednesdays. Join other readers on  July 14 to discuss The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson, and on August 11 to discuss The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff. A copy of all discussion books is available at the Library. Email or stop in if you have questions.

Summer Reading Program – June 1-July 31

Take a virtual road trip around the USA by reading books and participating in fun activities! “Reading Road Trip USA” is open to readers of all ages. Travel the USA from your own home without the stress of packing! Visit the Library to get a reading log and information about ways to participate.

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 and include books for all reading levels. Feel free to “take a book, leave a book”!

Summer Arts Stages and Safari – July 19-23, 2021

Frozen” for grade 3-8 and “How to be a Pirate” for grades K-2 is scheduled for July 19-23 at the Davenport Community Center in Davenport. Both age groups will practice at the same time in the same place from 9am-2pm. Both shows will be presented at 7pm on Friday, the 23rd.

Summer Arts Safari is a musical performance camp that provides a fun and unique musical theater experience for kids ages 6-14! The college-age troop leaders from East Grand Forks, MN, hold a short audition on the first day of camp to place students in appropriate roles. There are still openings for both age groups, so be sure to check for further information and online sign up at

Kindred Days Open House – July 31

Kids of all ages will enjoy Kindred Days 2021 at the Library with a Llama-Rific Partyrama Event held outside! Starting at 11:30, Rusty K Petting Zoo animals will be available on the lawn (complements of the Community Club); KAAP is sponsoring Face Painting in the parking lot, as well as a Caricature Artist also in the parking lot; and StoryTime celebrity readers will be available with book readings. The Library and Book Sale Room will be open from 11am-2pm.

Festival of Picnic Tables – August 10, 2021

2021pursegirlWe are excited to again host our Festival of Tables fundraiser and purse raffle! This promises to be a fun way to gather with friends while enjoying a glass of wine, appetizers, and yummy dessert. View the creatively-decorated tables, purchase a $.50 for a chance to win a purse/with secret contents, and to be entertained by Purscilla!

There are still a few tables available for those who may be interested in supporting the Library as a table hostesses. And there is always room for another purse or two for the raffle if you are interested in donating a purse/secret contents. Contact the Library for more information!

Trick or Treat at the Library – October 31

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