Monthly Archives: September 2018


On Wednesday, September 26, teens ages 10-18 are invited to stop by the library at 3:30pm for an afternoon of playing video games, making crafts, hanging out with friends and eating pizza.

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Free Community Shred Day

Start collecting your personal papers now because we’re having a free shred day on Saturday, September 22 from 11am – 2pm. Kent Records Management will be set up in the library’s parking lot to shred your sensitive documents and papers.  All paper will be securely transported to Kent Records Management for shredding and recycling. Which [...]

Full STEAM Ahead

Each month there is a program for kids 7-12 years old! We’ll do STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Art Math) activities and have fun. This month - on Thursday, September 20 at 4pm - create structures with spaghetti noodles and marshmallows! Full STEAM Ahead was made possible through the generous help of Steven and Kathryn Bandstra. [...]

Connect through Conversation

Are you looking for opportunities to connect with others by engaging in face-to-face conversations? Are there topics important to you that you’d like to talk about with others in the community?  We’ll be hosting monthly community conversations for just that purpose.  You can attend the next session on Wednesday, September 19 at 7pm. Each community [...]

Landscape Architect Who Saved the Dunes

Guest speaker and author Donn Werling will talk about his new book "Jens Jensen: Landscape Architect for the Fords... & You." Learn how you can use Jensen's design principles to enhance your environment! Werling will highlight some of his 40 years of landscape restoration experience while director of three National Historic Landmarks including one of [...]

Music by the Fireplace

On Sunday, September 16 at 3pm violinist Josh Parks and cellist Luke Tilma combine their musical talents to perform "Hungarian Folk Dances" by Bela Bartok, "8 Duos" by Reinhold Gliere and "Passacaglia" by G.F. Handel.

Storytime is Back

After a short break, we’re back with Preschool Storytime, Baby Bounce Storytime and Little Movers Toddler Storytime! Preschool Storytime will be held every Thursday and Friday during the Fall starting on September 6 and 7. Little Movers will take place on Tuesdays at 9:45am for toddlers and older babies who are more mobile. Do you [...]