Kenai Community Library Newsletter

The month of October is a busy one at Kenai Community Library!

The children’s programs will resume beginning October 14. Join our new children’s librarian, Miss Amy Lou for Pre-School Story time Tuesdays at 11:15am and Wee Read on Wednesdays at 11am.

Attention Teens: Interested in learning how to knit? Or would you like to bring your own project and knit with others? Join us for K2R2 (Knit 2 Read 2) on Mondays from 3-4pm. This program will begin October 20.

Our new program Book to Art will be meeting October 29 at 4pm. Read the book ahead of the meeting and come ready to make some art! No registration is required; materials and snack provided. This months book selection is Liar & Spy, appropriate for children in grades 5-8.

Back by popular demand this month is our DIY Workshops! New to this series is our Teen DIY Workshop. On Friday, October 10 @ 4pm, learn how to make a paracord bracelet! Materials fee is $7 that must be paid in cash when you register. On Thursday, October 23 @ 5pm learn how to make your own all natural shampoo! There is a $10 materials fee that must be paid in cash when you register.

On Saturday, October 11 at 3pm is another beading class! Learn how to make a beaded clip. Materials fee is $5 and registration is required. On Saturday, October 18 at 3pm come make a spider bracelet! Materials fee is $5 which must be paid at registration. This program is for ages 12 to adult, children need an adult helper.

We have some exciting new video conferences in October thanks to AlaskaOWL technology. We will be participating in four Energy Brown Bag Lunches this month. Check out our calendar for dates. On October 18 at 10am AlaskaOWL presents the Alzheimer’s Series—an overview of the changes we face while aging. On October 27 at 5:30pm join us for a Health Happy Hour video conference all about winter exercise for you and your pet.

New to the library this month is Community Yoga! Monday October 13 and 20 at 5:30pm join us for a beginners yoga class. No registration or fees, but please bring your own yoga mats. Also new to the library this month is our Scrabble Club! This club will meet on Saturday, October 11 at 2pm. All ages and skill levels are welcome! No registration is required, and the library will provide a scrabble board.

The Kenai Community Book Club will be meeting October 16 at 5:30pm to discuss Await Your Reply by Dan Chaon. For more information about the Community Book Club, contact Veronica Croteau at

The library will be hosting a Pub Trivia Night on Tuesday, October 14 at 5:00pm. This program is geared towards adults. Come in teams of 3-5 people. The winning team will take home a prize!

Halloween Happenings at the Library:
Family Craft Time October 16 @ 5:30pm. Pumpkin Decorating October 24 @ 4pm. We will have supplies and examples, just bring your own pumpkin! Halloween Movie Marathon October 30 from 1-6:30pm. Popcorn and soda will be served! All Hallows Read October 30 at 5:30pm. Bring your favorite scary story
or spooky poem to share. Costumes optional!