Three of our staff reveal the books that shaped them into the people they've become. In the course of that conversation, they cover topics like generational books, teen novels suited for all ages and the ways books can expand our way of thinking.
We no longer have any solar eclipse glasses except a limited quantity that will be made available at our two Solar Eclipse Parties on Monday. Glasses are handed out on a first come, first served basis.
National Honey Bee Day is August 19 this year! It is a great time to learn about this interesting insect that helps keep our world running. Did you know that bees have been around since the time of the dinosaurs? Or that bees dance to tell each other where to find flowers?
The biggest fib you’ll ever hear?
That would be Betty Yeiter announcing that “I didn’t vote for the KDL millage because I don’t see any value in it!”
On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see a total solar eclipse.
Looking for something a little (or a lot) different this summer? Here are a few books I've read recently that push the boundaries of mainstream fiction. They will all transport you to worlds that seem familiar but a leave you with a sense that something isn't quite right.
You may have seen it at the bookstore or in the hands of a relative. A backwards-facing, black and white comic book called a manga. What are these books? How are they different and why are they popular? Let’s dive in.
Lance Werner, Executive Director of Kent District Library, received the 2017 Joey Rodger Leadership Award from the Urban Libaries Council. The award recognizes transformative leadership that advances the impact and strategic role of public libraries in communities across North America.