Kingsport Public Library prepares for a busy April | Sunday stories


KINGSPORT — The Kingsport Public Library will host a number of events this month for children and adults. Social distancing guidelines will be adhered to and masks are recommended for all indoor events.

To learn about other upcoming events and library offerings, visit or call 423-229-9489 or 229-9366.


• Preschool story time on Tuesdays and story time for two on Thursdays in April will take place at 10:30 am in the auditorium. Limited to 20 people; call 423-229-9366.

• Lapsit Storytime returns to the Library Auditorium every Thursday in April starting at 9:30 am This storytime is ideal for newborns up to 24 months. Limited to 20 people; call 423-229-9366.

• Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to three craft workshops in April: Buttons & Book Keychains on April 7, Egg Piñata on April 11 and Flower Printing & Cacti on April 14. Events will be held in the Library Auditorium from 4-5 pm All supplies will be provided.

• The STEM club, open to students in kindergarten to grade 5, meets on April 18 at 4:00 p.m. in the library auditorium. Learn the power of magnetism by defying the laws of physics and creating mind-blowing slime.

• Do you like video games ? Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to play Super Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros, or Splatoon during Teen Gaming Hour on April 21 at 4 p.m. Computers will be installed for retro arcade games and Roblox.

• Pick up a free Pollinator Garden Starter Kit starting April 22nd. Available while supplies last.

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• Let’s get crafting! Get a Mother’s Day Card Making Kit starting April 28. Available while supplies last.


• A Tuesday morning walking group meets in the library parking lot and walks through downtown Kingsport on Tuesdays (weather permitting) at 7:30 am April through October. Strollers, children and friendly dogs are welcome!

• Craft & Chat: Learn how to make your own terrarium using a few simple everyday objects on Thursday, April 7 at noon in the library auditorium. All supplies will be provided.

• The WoW Classic: Model City Murlocs social guild will meet on Saturdays in April (except Easter weekend) from 8pm to 10pm on the Ashkandi server (Alliance side). Join Discord at

• Craft & Chat: Learn to paint your own terracotta pots of marbled nail polish on Thursday, April 28 at noon. All supplies will be provided.

• After Hours Book Club will meet on Thursday, April 28 at 6:00 pm to discuss “The Midnight Library” by Matt Haig.


• Teens and adults are invited to play Bookopoly (like the book-themed Monolopy) on the library’s giant game board on April 5 at 6 p.m. in the library auditorium.

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