Category Archives: Library

What in the World is GIS? Geographic Information Systems and Your Place in the World

On Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Luis Machado, Geographic Information Systems Project Manager at Washington College, will visit Kent County Public Library’s Chestertown Branch to delve into the question, “Why do we ask people where they are from?” Continue reading

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Build a Better World Summer Reading Kickoff Week

Kent County Public Library’s summer reading game is back with new ways to earn points and prizes! This year’s theme is “Build a Better World” and will feature programs where kids can construct, create, build their brains, and expand how they understand the world. Continue reading

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Upcoming At the Library

Kent County Library June 2017 Kent County Public Library – the joy of reading, the discovery of ideas, the power of information Featured Events: What in the World is GIS? Wednesday, June 21 | 6pm Chestertown Branch Join Luis Machado, … Continue reading

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“A Book That Shaped Me” Summer Essay Contest for Rising 5th & 6th Graders

Kent County Public Library encourages rising 5th and 6th graders to reflect on a book that has made a personal impact on their lives by participating in “A Book That Shaped Me” Letters About Literature Summer Writing Contest, which is sponsored by the Library of Congress in conjunction with public libraries in the Mid-Atlantic region. Continue reading

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Game Designer and Writer Chris Klimas Presents: A History of Stories Where You Choose What Happens Next

Kent County Public Library welcomes Baltimore-based web developer, game designer, and writer Chris Klimas to present a quick history of stories where the reader gets to choose the narrative. You might know them simply as Choose Your Own Adventures, but the gamebook format of storytelling, which mixes prose and gameplay mechanics, has a surprisingly vast history — and some unexpected ancestors. Continue reading

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Kent County Public Library Seeking Teens with Ideas

Kent County Public Library is looking for curious, motivated, creative teens in grades 8-12 to be part of creating a Teen Advisory Board. Continue reading

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