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Monday June 29, 2020 -  Friday August 7, 2020
     Origami Craft  
   

Origami Craft (Craft available starting Monday, June 29)

Have you ever tried Origami? Give it a try! Pick up some origami paper at the library. We’ll have paper and some links for ideas, ready for you to go. We’ll also have a list of origami books, available at the library through curbside pick-up. Register to reserve a craft. (While supplies last.) Sponsored by the Friends of Kent Memorial Library.

 

Monday & Wednesday Curbside Pick-up is 11am-1pm

Friday Curbside Pick-up is 3pm-5pm (Closed July 3)

 

If you would also like to request a book you can put a hold online through our catalog, call (860-668-3896) or email us (ref@suffield-library.org)

 


Monday June 29, 2020 -  Friday August 7, 2020
     Pig Puppet Craft  
   

Pig Puppet Craft (Craft available starting Monday, June 29)

Aren’t pigs cute?! And they’re super smart. Make this pig craft and then your puppet can read you a book – maybe even an Elephant & Piggie book by Mo Willems! Your pig puppet craft will include a booklist of fun pig books we have at the library, available through curbside pickup. Register to reserve a craft. (While supplies last.) Sponsored by the Friends of Kent Memorial Library.

 

Monday & Wednesday Curbside Pick-up is 11am -1pm

Friday Curbside Pick-up is 3pm-5pm (Closed July 3)

 

If you would also like to request a book you can put a hold online through our catalog, call (860-668-3896) or email us (ref@suffield-library.org)


Tuesday July 7, 2020
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Coffee & Chat with a Librarian  
    Contact: sabine schneider   860-668-3896   sschneider@suffield-library.org
   

ADULT SUMMER READING PROGRAM!

Virtually reconnect with KML Librarians and Fellow Patrons!

Register at suffiield-library.org for a ZOOM link to talk books, movies, life, just about anything.

Chats continue every Tuesday this summer! Sign up for each one, in advance. 

    Location: Virtual Zoom
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Cartooning with Rick Stromoski  
   

Cartooning with Rick Stromoski!

Tuesday, July 7 at 10:30am on Zoom

Grades 3-6

Like to draw? Love to cartoon?! Want to learn more? Rick Stromoski, the creator of the cartoon Soup to Nutz, will be teaching beginning cartoon techniques on Tuesday, July 7 at 10:30am. Be sure to have paper and a pencil ready so you can draw along with Mr. Stromoski! This program will be on zoom. Thank you for donating your time, Mr. Stromoski!

   3:00 PM  -  4:40 PM Kahoot! July 7 - Kahoot Trivia Contest - Hosted by SHS junior Katie Finnegan, this Trivia with Katie  
    Contact: Mitzel   8608105501   wmitzel@suffield-library.org
   

 

Kahoot! Trivia With Katy

Hosted by SHS junior Katy Finnegan, this online app allows contestants to play against each other in a virtual trivia contest! Get a raffle ticket just for playing and win special prize bags! Register for more information. Grades entering 6 and up. 

    Location: Virtual Zoom

Thursday July 9, 2020
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Zoom Tour of a Fire Truck  
   

Zoom Tour of a Fire Engine!

Thursday, July 9 at 10:30am on Zoom

Families

Ever wanted to see a firetruck up close? Wonder what all the equipment is for? Take a zoom tour of a fire truck with the Suffield Fire Department!!!  Thank you, Suffield Fire Department!!

   5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM The Joys of Solo Travel  
    Contact: Sabine Schneider   860-668-3896   sschneider@suffield-library.org
   

Body and Mind Virtual Events!

The Joys of Solo Travel.

Pinki Shah will share how she finds solo travel liberating. Don’t be afraid to try! She's been to Bhutan, Nepal, Ladakh (where she was lucky enough to attend on of the Dalai Lama's services).  Join her as she shares her experience.  

 Thursday, July 9th, at 5:00 p.m. 

    Location: Virtual Zoom

Saturday July 11, 2020
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Space Views and News  
   

Space Views and News

Saturday, July 11 at 10:30am on zoom

(Grades 6 and up)

What’s your favorite thing about space: space travel? The planets? Constellations? Telescopes? NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Ambassador, Amit Sircar, is presenting “Space News and Views”. He’ll be telling us all about what fun things NASA JPL is doing in space today. Feel free to bring a question! This program is on zoom and will be an hour -- but Mr. Sircar has promised to stay until all of your questions are answered! :) Thank you for your time, Amit Sircar!!!


Monday July 13, 2020
     Ice Cream Craft  
   

Ice Cream Craft (craft available starting Monday, July 13)

What’s your favorite flavor of ice cream? Do you like to eat it from a cone, or do you prefer a bowl? July 19 is National Ice Cream Day! We can help you celebrate with a fun craft and a cool list of books, available through curbside pick-up. Register to reserve a craft. (While supplies last.) Sponsored by the Friends of Kent Memorial Library.

 

Monday & Wednesday Curbside Pick-up is 11am -1pm

Friday Curbside Pick-up is 3pm-5pm

 

If you would also like to request a book you can put a hold online through our catalog, call (860-668-3896) or email us (ref@suffield-library.org).


Tuesday July 14, 2020
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Science Experiment: Static Electricity  
   

Science Experiment: Static Electricity!  

Tuesday, July 14 at 10:30am on zoom

(Grade 2 & up with a parent)

Spark your interest in science with Suffield High science teacher, Joe Grimard as we learn about static electricity! Why does the balloon stick to your hair? Why does the cereal float?! Mr. Grimard will give us a demonstration, you get to try the experiment, and we'll talk about the science behind it all. The library will provide some of the supplies, available through curbside pick-up. This zoom program will be 30-45 minutes. Thank you for donating your time, Mr. Grimard! Supplies sponsored by the Friends of Kent Memorial Library.

 

Supplies: you will need an empty dry can, or empty dry plastic bottle, salt, sugar, balloons, and Rice Krispies or other light-weight cereal

 

YOU CAN GET THESE SUPPLIES AT THE LIBRARY THROUGH CURBSIDE PICK-UP:

Balloon


Thursday July 16, 2020
   5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Mala Beads  
    Contact: Sabine Schneider   860-668-3896   sschneider@suffield-library.org
   

Body and Mind Virtual Events!

Mala Beads.

Yoga instructor Allison Zaczynski will teach you the meditative use of Mala Beads, and guide you in making your own bracelet. You will weave your intension into a bracelet and be reminded of that intension everytime you wear it.

Packets with everything you need can be picked up in advance at the library. 

 Thursday, July 9th, at 5:00 p.m. 

    Location: Virtual Zoom

Tuesday July 21, 2020
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Science Experiment: Properties of Water  
   

Science Experiment: Properties of Water!

Tuesday, July 21 at 10:30am on zoom

(Grade 2 & up with a parent)

Ever wondered why some bugs can walk on water? Join Suffield High science teacher, Joe Grimard, as we learn about properties of water! Mr. Grimard will give us a demonstration, you get to try the experiment, and we'll talk about the science behind it all. The library will provide some of the supplies, available through curbside pick-up. This zoom program will be 30-45 minutes. Thank you for time, Mr. Grimard! Supplies sponsored by the Friends of Kent Memorial Library. 

 

Supplies: you will need water, a basin or sink to catch water, a penny or other coin, balloon, a pipette, a small glass, something to catch water, cardboard (the thickness of a cereal box), a clear plastic cup, one large paper clip, five small paper clips

 

YOU CAN GET THESE SUPPLIES AT THE LIBRARY THROUGH CURBSIDE PICK-UP:

Balloon, pipette, clear plastic cup, one large paper clip, five small paper clips


Thursday July 23, 2020
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Fancy Nancy  
   

Fancy Nancy

Thursday, July 23 at 10:30am

(Ages 4-8)

What makes you feel fancy? The color orange? Purple sneakers? Sequins? In Jane O’Connor’s book Fancy Nancy, Nancy likes to get dressed up and use fun words. Pick up a crown craft at curbside pick-up, and then we’ll zoom the story while we wear our crowns!

   5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Cannibalism with Claws: The Life of a Blue Crab  
    Contact: Sabine Schneider   860-668-3896   sschneider@suffield-library.org
   

Body and Mind Virtual Events!

Cannibalism with Claws: The Life of a Blue Crab.

Do you know one crab will lay a million eggs after mating only once?  

Alexandra Schneider is working on her master's degree at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science at William and Mary.  She'll share amazing facts and insights into the life and economic impact of a blue crab. 

 

 Thursday, July 23th, at 5:00 p.m. 

    Location: Virtual Zoom

Tuesday July 28, 2020
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Science Experiment: The Power of Mentos!  
   

Science Experiment: The Power of Mentos!

Tuesday, July 28 at 10:30 am on zoom

(Grade 2 and up with a parent)

Ever tried the Mentos and soda experiment? Prepare to get messy! You'll need to be outside for this experiment. Join Suffield High science teacher, Joe Grimard, as we learn why Mentos react so strongly to carbonated beverages. Mr. Grimard will give us a demonstration, you get to try the experiment, and we'll talk about the science behind it all. The library will provide some of the supplies. This zoom program will be 30-45 minutes. Thank you for your time, Mr. Grimard! Supplies sponsored by the Friends of Kent Memorial Library.

 

Supplies: you will need two liter-sized bottles of soda (or other carbonated beverage in a bottle with a neck), a roll of Mentos, 3/4 inch tube (made with paper to fit over the opening to the soda bottle), two strong magnets, string

 

YOU CAN GET THESE SUPPLIES AT THE LIBRARY THROUGH CURBSIDE PICK-UP:

Mentos, two magnets


Thursday July 30, 2020
   5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Cooking with Pinki  
    Contact: Sabine Schneider   860-668-3896   sschneider@suffield-library.org
   

Body and Mind Virtual Events!

Cooking with Pinki

Vegetarian Indian food. 

We’ll provide you all the spices needed to cook along! 

 

 Thursday, July 30th, at 5:00 p.m. 

    Location: Virtual Zoom

Monday August 3, 2020
     Cat Puppet Craft  
   

Cat Puppet Craft

(craft available starting Monday, August 3)

August 8 is International Cat Day! Celebrate with a cat craft! Did you know that humans have 206 bones, and cats have 230-250? Or did you know that the mayor of Talkeetna, Alaska was a cat named Stubbs? There are all sorts of cool things to learn about cats! We have cat books available through curbside pick-up. Register to reserve a craft. (While supplies last.) Sponsored by the Friends of Kent Memorial Library.

 

 

Monday & Wednesday Curbside Pick-up is 11am to 1pm

Friday Curbside Pick-up is 3-5

 

If you would also like to request a book you can put a hold online through our catalog, call (860-668-3896) or email us (ref@suffield-library.org)

 


Tuesday August 11, 2020
   12:30 PM  -  2:30 PM KML Cooking Club  
    Contact: V. McGuinness   860-668-3896   
   

KML Cooking Club meets the 2ns Tuesday of every month.

    Location: Gallery
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Library Commission Meeting  
    Location: Gallery

Wednesday August 26, 2020
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Group Meeting  
    Location: Gallery

Tuesday September 8, 2020
   12:30 PM  -  2:30 PM KML Cooking Club  
    Contact: V. McGuinness   860-668-3896   
   

KML Cooking Club meets the 2ns Tuesday of every month.

    Location: Gallery
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Library Commission Meeting  
    Location: Gallery

Wednesday September 23, 2020
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Group Meeting  
    Location: Gallery

Tuesday October 13, 2020
   12:30 PM  -  2:30 PM KML Cooking Club  
    Contact: V. McGuinness   860-668-3896   
   

KML Cooking Club meets the 2ns Tuesday of every month.

    Location: Gallery
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Library Commission Meeting  
    Location: Gallery

Tuesday November 10, 2020
   12:30 PM  -  2:30 PM KML Cooking Club  
    Contact: V. McGuinness   860-668-3896   
   

KML Cooking Club meets the 2ns Tuesday of every month.

    Location: Gallery
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Library Commission Meeting  
    Location: Gallery

Wednesday November 25, 2020
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Group Meeting  
    Location: Gallery

Tuesday December 8, 2020
   12:30 PM  -  2:30 PM KML Cooking Club  
    Contact: V. McGuinness   860-668-3896   
   

KML Cooking Club meets the 2ns Tuesday of every month.

    Location: Gallery
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Library Commission Meeting  
    Location: Gallery

Wednesday December 23, 2020
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Group Meeting  
    Location: Gallery

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