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Great Communities Build Great Libraries
The Kennett Library is both a knowledge sanctuary and a community center. It is the soul of our community and it is the most important place in town. It doesn’t matter who you are or what your background, the library welcomes you and has something for you. In 2019 the estimated value that the Kennett Library added to our community is close to $5 million. Here are some highlights:
The library’s Adult Literacy Program helped 761 clients through tutoring, ESL classes and office visits.
1,069 FREE programs, classes and events were offered for all ages including English and Spanish story times.
The library contributed 4,731 hours of one-on-one tutoring and helped 15 students earn American citizenship.
In 2019, there were 10,911 library cardholders and 110,545 visitors at the Kennett Library.
The library partnered with AHHAH (Arts Holding Hands and Hearts) placing Pop Up Libraries around town.
The library accumulated 5,132 Social Media Followers on Facebook and Instagram.
We’re building a new library!