KI Library Activities

Kent Island Library, 200 Library Circle, Stevensville, MD 21666
Free. Find out more information at calendar.qaclibrary.org

Have a tech question? – Available by Appointment
For adults. [Talk to a staff member about scheduling a free one-on-one tech tutoring session. Topics include (but are not limited to): beginner’s basics, email, internet, Windows 8, Windows 10, job applications, Microsoft Word, Excel, or Powerpoint. Registration is required by calling 410-643-8161 or 410-758-0980.]

Tuesday, June 12, June 19*, June 26* from 9:30am – 10:15am
Tuesday, July 3, July 10, July 17 from 9:30 am-10:15 am
Story Time
Ages 18 mo-5 years. [Read, sing and play at story time while developing early literacy skills. This session (9:30 am) will be aimed at the toddler group with a coloring sheet and playtime. Please select the story time that works better for your child and schedule. Siblings are welcome at any story time. * Held in the tent or on the lawn adjacent to the Kent Island Library.]

Tuesday, June 12, June 19*, June 26* from 10:30am – 11:15am
Tuesday, July 3, July 10, July 17 from 10:30am – 11:15am
Story Time
Ages 2-5. [Read, sing and play at story time while developing early literacy skills. Story time is followed by a craft and playtime. This session (10:30 am) will have longer books and a more complex craft. Please select the story time that works better for your child and schedule. Siblings are welcome at any story time. * Held in the tent or on the lawn adjacent to the Kent Island Library.]

Wednesday, June 13*, June 20*, June 27* from 10:30am – 11:15am
Wednesday, July 11, July 18 from 10:30am – 11:15am
Bouncing Babies
For ages birth-24 months, with adult. [Join us for story time with rhymes, songs, bounces, and a story. Followed by a social playtime. A great opportunity for caregivers to meet others in the community! Little ones who are very mobile may also be ready for Preschool Story Time on Tuesday at 9:30 am (18 mo-5 years). Please select the story time(s) that work best for your child and schedule. Siblings are welcome at any story time.
* Held in the tent or on the lawn adjacent to the Kent Island Library.]

Thursday, June 14 from 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Thursday, July 5 and July 12 from 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Family Law Clinic
For adults. [Volunteer lawyers are available for consultation on how to represent yourself and complete forms for divorce, custody, visitation, and modification of child support. Please arrive early to sign in and complete intake forms.
For more information, please visit the Maryland Court’s website, under Family Services or call 410-758-1773.]

Monday, June 25 from 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Monday, July 9, and July 30 from 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Teen Writers
For ages 13-17. [Love to write? Practice your craft and be inspired by others who enjoy creative writing. Bring your writing tools or use our paper and pens for student-led prompts in your choice of poetry or prose.]

Tuesday, June 12 from 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Tuesday, July 10 from 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Book Lovers Social
For adults and interested teens. [Have you just read a book that you would love to talk about but have no one with which to share your enthusiasm? Are you looking to discover new books, authors, and genres but just don’t know where to look? Than come to the Book Lovers Social! Everyone will get a chance to discuss a book with the group- whether it is an old favorite or one you just read that you couldn’t stand. Or you can just come to listen! Open to all ages.]

Friday, June 15-Thursday, June 21, all day
S’mores Estimation Station
For ages 5-10. [Guess how many marshmallows, chocolate bits, and graham cracker pieces are in our jar. Submit an entry and you could win a s’mores kit.]

Saturday, June 16 from 10:30am – 11:00am
Saturday, July 14 from 10:30am – 11:00am
Wednesday, July 25 from 10:30am – 11:00am
Story Time: Summer Stories on the Lawn
For kids 2 yrs – 6 yrs, but all children are welcome! [Bring a blanket or some chairs and sit back to enjoy stories, games, and a take-home craft.]

Saturday, June 16 from 11:00am – 4:00pm
Father’s Day Card Creations
For children. [Stop by the children’s room to create a card to celebrate your dad. Materials will be available throughout the day.]

Tuesday, June 19 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Music on the Lawn with Michael Waskey
All ages. [Join us on the lawn of the library to hear the music of Michael Waskey. Pack a picnic and bring the family, blankets and chairs to enjoy a summer evening of music.]

Thursday, June 21* from 10:30am – 11:30am
Guitar Art
For ages 3-12. [Decorate a cardboard guitar with markers, glitter glue, and other sparkles. Select ribbon for your guitar strap, then wear it for a dance party as we listen to favorite rock songs from the 20th century. *Held in the tent or on the lawn adjacent to the Kent Island Library.]

Friday, June 22 at 10:30 am
Science ROCKS! ~ Glass Bead Magnets
For ages 7-12. [Science crafts are a fun and exciting way to explore, discover, and create amazing projects! During each class your child will produce creative and beautiful crafts that involve experimenting with different sensory-rich materials and a variety of art supplies. We will have a blast learning about science and will create incredible toys, jewelry, and keepsakes. Come join us for a rocking fun time! Registration is required online or by calling 410-643-8161 or 410-758-0980.]

Friday, June 22, and June 29 from 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Thursday, July 12 from 4:00pm – 5:30pm
Friday, July 13 from 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Read to Rover
For ages 5-10. [Come read to one of our dogs from Delmarva Pets on Wheels. Registration required at 410-643-8161 or stop by the Kent Island Library circulation desk.]

Saturday, June 23 at 2:30 pm
Science ROCKS! ~ DIY Bouncy Balls
For ages 7-12. [Science crafts are a fun and exciting way to explore, discover, and create amazing projects! During each class your child will produce creative and beautiful crafts that involve experimenting with different sensory-rich materials and a variety of art supplies. We will have a blast learning about science and will create incredible toys, jewelry, and keepsakes. Come join us for a rocking fun time! Registration is required online or by calling 410-643-8161 or 410-758-0980.]
Kent Island Library, 200 Library Circle, Stevensville, MD 21666
Free. Find out more information at calendar.qaclibrary.org

Monday, June 25 from 10:00am – 12:00pm
Summer at Your Library Kickoff on the Lawn
All ages. [Our Library Rocks! Join us to kick off Summer at Your Library with an obstacle course, rock painting, and a bouncy house. Sign up for summer reading (if you haven’t already!) and have a great time at the library.]

Tuesday, June 26 from 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Sun Safety with UV Beads
Ages 5-10. [Get ready for a safe summer by learning about UV light and sunburns. Make a UV detecting bracelet and test the effectiveness of sunblock. Registration required online or by calling 410-643-8161 or 410-758-0980.]

Wednesday, June 27- Tuesday July 3, all day
LEGO® Red, White, & Blue Estimation Station
For ages 5-10. [Guess how many red, white, and blue LEGO® bricks are in our jar. Submit an entry and you could win a LEGO® kit.]

Wednesday, June 27 from 4:30pm – 5:30pm
Book Buddies ~ “The Chicken Squad: The First Misadventure” by Doreen Cronin
For ages 7-12. [Register for Book Buddies to get a free copy of the book, chat, eat, play & craft. The first 14 children to register will receive a free copy of the title to keep. Are you the 15th registrant? On the wait list? Check a copy out, and stop by anyway! The title can be placed on a local hold, found through Marina (other libraries in MD) or found on Amazon, or other retailers. This event is funded by the Sinsky-Kresser-Racusin Memorial Foundation, Inc. Registration is requested online or by calling 410-643-8161 or 410-758-0980.]

Thursday, June 28 from 10:00am – 11:00am
STEAM: Battery-Powered Art Bots
For ages 6-12. [Join science teacher Stephanie Wishart to create a robot powered by an electric toothbrush that draws with markers. Each student will decorate their own robot in its own unique way using various craft materials. Registration is required online or by calling 410-643-8161 or 410-758-0980.]

Thursday, June 28 from 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Wednesday, July 11 from 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Pokémon Trading Card Game Club
All ages. [Do you have a lot of Pokémon cards and would you like to know how to play? Want to decide if the game is for you? We would love for you to join us. Younger children are welcome to visit with an adult and talk about all things Pokémon, too! This club is hosted by Jennie Wicker. If you have additional questions, email her at jendragon26@hotmail.com.]

Friday, June 29 at 10:30 am
Science ROCKS! ~ Gemstone Jewelry and Keychains
For ages 7-12. [Science crafts are a fun and exciting way to explore, discover, and create amazing projects! During each class your child will produce creative and beautiful crafts that involve experimenting with different sensory-rich materials and a variety of art supplies. We will have a blast learning about science and will create incredible toys, jewelry, and keepsakes. Come join us for a rocking fun time! Registration is required online or by calling 410-643-8161 or 410-758-0980.]

Saturday, June 30 from 10:00am – 12:00pm
Rock & Wire Photo Holder (All ages)
All ages. [Create your own photo holder with rocks and wire. Bring your own collection of rocks or use ours to create this simple DIY project. We will provide the paint, wire and instruction. ]

Monday, July 2 from 3:30pm – 6:15pm
Teen Dungeons and Dragons
Age 12+. [The core of D&D is storytelling. You and your friends tell a story together, guiding your heroes through quests for treasure, battles with deadly foes, daring rescues, courtly intrigue, and much more. In this monthly event, volunteer game masters run campaigns for teens using characters generated at previous sessions, or a pre-generated character. Doors open at 3:30 pm to distribute character sheets, level up characters, and create new characters. Gameplay begins at 4:00 pm. Registration is required online or by calling 410-643-8161 or 410-758-0980.]

Saturday, July 28 from 2:30pm – 4:30pm
Musical Movie Afternoon
All ages. [Bring the family and join us for a viewing of a musical movie. Refreshments will be served during a brief intermission.]

Monday, July 30 from 4:30pm – 5:45 pm
Teen Hangout
Age 11-17. [Join us for a flexible monthly event at the library for teens to explore what activities the library provides off the floor. We have art supplies, board games, pizza, LEGO® bricks, and more!]

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