Library party will kick off summer programs

Anson B. Nixon Park in Kennett Square is booked solid for Saturday, June 18, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Kennett Library kicks off its summer programming with a party for children, teens, and their families.

A brochure touting the library's summer programs is available at the circulation desk.

A brochure touting the library's summer programs is available at the circulation desk.

Festivities will include a moon bounce, exotic animals from the 4-H Club, and Mom and Pop’s Ice Cream, as well as games and prizes for teenagers. This annual tradition is a great way start the summer.

The library’s young adult staff will be running a number of games and activities during the party. Library Program Coordinator Ivy Weir is excited to include teenagers in the annual Kickoff Party for the first time, according to a library press release.

“We’re going to have some really fun stuff going on to welcome teen readers into summer and get them ready to make the library their go-to hangout spot,” Weir said in the release.

Teens looking for ways to stay entertained this summer will have a number of programs and events to attend at the library, ranging from the Coding Club to Tabletop Gaming Night. Attend the kickoff party for a chance to meet the young adult staff and find out about all of the exciting events that are planned.

Kennett Library’s programming team has a number of great opportunities for adults as well. This summer adults can take classes to learn a second language, participate in a book club, and attend single-day events, including a Chester County Historical Society presentation on historic Kennett area photographs.

Those in attendance at the kickoff party will be able to pick up a programming brochure, which includes the entire summer schedule as well as a registration form. In the meantime, physical copies of the brochures can be found at the circulation desk at the library.

Those unable to attend the kickoff can visit the library website at for a digital version of the brochure and an online registration form.


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