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Registration for our Summer Reading Program is now available! It’s easy to participate and the adventures are endless. We’ll be giving away prizes each week throughout the Summer and logging books until July 28th. Register here for each reader or listener in your family.
July 27th 6:00-7:30 pm
Model City Tap House
The Kingsport Public Library invites adults to join us for the After Hours Book Club on July 27th from 6:00-7:30 pm at Model City Tap House. July’s book selection is Ernest Cline’s novel Ready Player One.
Brianne Wright has been an archivist for the City of Kingsport for 10 years. The archives currently hold 700+ collections and Brianne has recently published her new book On This Day In Kingsport History. Learn more about her role as archivist and how she is helping the City of Kingsport celebrate 100 years as a city here. #KPThero
We have added NoveList Select to our online catalog. There is now more information available when searching for items. If a book is part of a series it will now display that information. It will also give recommendations for similar books to the title being viewed and Lexile Reading Level. See an example of NoveList Select in our catalog here.
Amazon is one of the most widely used websites in the world. Customers can now elect to donate 0.5% of their purchase to the charity of their choice. Click here to learn how to make the “Friends of the Kingsport Public Library” your donation of choice.
Join us for fun events all summer long!
June 7th- Mr. Bond the Science Guy
June 14th- Park Ranger Marty Silver
June 21st- Puppeteer Hobey Ford
June 28th- Touch-a-Truck
July 5th- Animal Wrangler Safari Greg
July 12th- Author Michael Shoulders
July 18th- Magician Haydini
July 26th- Finale Party
August 7th at 6:00 pm
Don’t let the name fool you, this is a program for adults! Come play card and board games. Do you like to knit, crochet, scrapbook, or just like making things? Bring your current project and socialize while you craft.
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Come learn about our 3D printer in our new Maker Space!
August 5th 6:30 pm
Hunter Wright Stadium 800 Granby Rd. Kingsport, TN 37660
Join us for Library night at the Kingsport Mets game! All children who participated in the Summer Reading Program can receive a free ticket to the game and the reader who logged the most minutes will get to throw out the first pitch!
We’d love for you to join us for storytime at the library! During the summer, we offer storytime for 24 months through preschool ages.
Time for Two’s Storytime is on Thursday @ 10:30 for 24-36 months
Preschool Storytime is on Tuesday @ 10:30 for 3-5 years
For more information or for group storytime please call us at 229-9366. We hope to see you soon!
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