The end of the year at KYL

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The end of the year is quickly approaching. The library has a few more events before the end of 2017 that you don’t want to miss out on.

– Saturday, Dec. 16, there will be the Kids’ Movie from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and we will be showing Moana. There will also be a Christmas Tree Decorating program from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Children’s Department for children in K-5th grades.

-Tuesday, Dec. 19 is the Movie for Adults and we will be showing the movie Believe (PG) at 6 p.m. and we will be providing Christmas cookies.

-Wednesday, Dec. 20 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. is the Teen Lounge Christmas Party in the library meeting room. We will be decorating miniature gingerbread houses, playing games, eating snacks, and listening to some festive Christmas music. Teen Lounge is open to kids in 6th-12th grades.

-Thursday, Dec. 21 is Come & Go Activities for kids in the Children’s Department from 3:45 p.m. to 5 p.m. for kids 5 years old to 5th grade.

-The library will be closed on Saturday, Dec. 23 and Monday, Dec. 25 for Christmas. We will resume regular hours on Tuesday, Dec. 26.

-On Tuesday, Dec. 26 there will be a Lego Club from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Children’s Department, Teen Lounge from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., and Coloring for Adults from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the library meeting room.

-On Saturday, Dec. 30 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., we will be showing Despicable Me at the Kids’ Movie in the Children’s Department.

To learn more about our programming and events, visit our website Kendall Young Library ( We post events on the homepage, and on the website’s Google Calendar. We also have a Facebook account (@kendallyounglibrary), an Instagram account (@kendallylib), a Twitter account (@kendallylib), and a Snapchat account (@Kendallyounglib). Follow us for information about events, pictures, library news, book news, and more. We post press releases in the surrounding papers as well. We have awesome programs here at Kendall Young Library, and following us on these accounts is the best way to not miss out on anything.

You can also support us by donating to Kendall Young Library in your year-end giving. Online donations can be made at (Click on About Us and then on Support the Library), Checks can be made payable to Kendall Young Library, credit and debit cards are accepted at the library Check-Out Desk, or you can purchase items from our Amazon Wish List at Our Wish List is filled with items that the library needs. Wish List items range from things like post it notes, to replacement books or movies. When you buy something from our list it will be shipped directly to us. Your gifts will ensure that the Library will continue to thrive now and for generations to come and we would greatly appreciate it.

It is because of your support that we are able to provide services to the public such as computers, books, movies, and programs for kids, teens, and adults. We hope you have had a wonderful year and thank you for your continuous support of the Kendall Young Library. We love this town and everybody in it and hope to see you in the New Year. Have a very Merry Christmas.