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Congrats to the Teen Photo Contest winners!

We received 73 entries to our Teen Summer Photo Contest. The photos were so impressive. We would like to congratulate the winners in each category:

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Macy Schwalm- “Hide Here”
Logan DeWild- “Past in Present”

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The story of a Facebook post going viral

You never know what is going to gain national attention! Recently our Plainfield Branch had a patron return a book that they had microwaved in an attempt to rid a potential spread of the coronavirus. Unfortunately, due to the RFID tag inside, the book was burned.

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Teen Summer Photo Challenge

Teen photographers, this one is for you! We are excited to host a Teen Photo Challenge that will run from Tuesday, June 30 through Sunday, July 5. Enter your favorite photo in each of these categories — animals, architecture and nature.

Our Commitment to Anti-Racism, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Kent District Library is committed to the lifelong journey of anti-racism work. Taking a position and committing to anti-racism work is not a choice, it's an expectation.  Each day and each encounter is an opportunity for us to grow and lift other people up.

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Get new books using curbside pickup

Good news! You can begin getting new library items soon. Though our branches remain closed, we will begin offering curbside pickup on Monday, June 15.

The process is safe and simple:

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"Meet Up and Eat Up" returns to KDL

Kent District Library is pleased to partner with Feeding America to present Meet Up and Eat Up, a summer food program at 11 KDL locations. Anyone 18 years old and younger can come and pick up a free lunch.

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We will miss you, Loretta!

After 23 years working at the Wyoming Branch, Loretta, a Circulation Assistant, will be retiring from KDL on July 2. We sure are going to miss her!

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