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Thank you!

Thank you so much for the fine books you are donating for the Spring Book Sale. Do not stop, but if you know you are bringing a lot please call ahead so we can have an FOL member there to help unload. The Spring Book Sale is April 28th-30th.

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Wonder what your support of the Friends of the Library means to the library?

Some of what we did for the library in 2016: Funded the very successful evening (book signing, talk, and reception) with the multi award winning NYT bestselling Baltimore crime writer Laura Lippmann at no charge to the public Funded approximately 10K toward the purchase of books and audio visual materials for the collections at all more »

Upcoming Meeting and Events

Don’t forget that all members are invited to our monthly Friends of the Library board meetings. They are the second Tuesday of every month from 7-8:30 pm in the library’s yellow building. Our next meeting is January 10th. We are in the process of planning something special for Earth Day this Year. Our Annual Meeting more »

Kent County Public Library Transforms

At the Kent County Public Library Transforms meeting August 17th, Barbara MacBeth shared some impressive statistics about the library.   66% of the Kent County Population has library cards   There was a 14% increase in the number of people visiting the library in the last three years (100,275!)   There was a 26% increase more »

10th Anniversary of North Branch

June 18th the North Branch of the KCPL celebrated its 10th anniversary with a speech from Galena’s former mayor and lots of cake.   What a successful story’s!   Thank you all for a wonderfully successful Annual Meeting and Gala! We had over fifty members help us celebrate the end of a very successful year. The more »

Save the date!

Our annual business meeting and gala will be June 9th, 5:45 pm, in the library meeting room. The food and wine will be wonderful. There is a $15 charge and invitations will be coming. Please invite your friends. We have a few members leaving the board this year. Be sure to let us know at more »


Invitations to Members’ Night for the upcoming Book Sale are being mailed now!  If you don’t receive yours, please renew your membership and we’ll make sure you get one! You can also renew on Members’ Night – $10 will get you in! The FOL is happy to welcome Joann Fairchild Wood as a new member more »

October 18-24th Friends of the Library week

In October the Kent County Commissioners honored the Friends of the Library by declaring October 18-24th Friends of the Library week.  What and honor for us.  Thank you all, so much, for supporting our activities.

Fall Book Sale!

Chestertown boasts of many traditions, and one of the favorites is the semi-annual Friends of the Kent County Public Library (FOL) book sale. It’s being held a little earlier this fall, good news to those of you who want to stockpile some good reading for those long winter nights or perhaps to get a head more »

Save the date!

FOL membership is now 412 with 17 life time members.  Thank you all so much!   Don’t forget to join before the Fall Book Sale. Dates for the Fall Book Sale are set.  Set up is October 21st, Member’s Night is October 22nd, Full Days October 23rd and 24th, and part day October 25th.  More more »

Spring Book Sale, April 30-May 3rd

  • Spring Book Sale, April 30-May 3rd


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