Kent Memorial Library is presenting a rare exhibit of paintings by artist George Laurence Nelson and his mother, Alice Kerr-Nelson Hirschberg, through Aug. 30.

The exhibit, "George Laurence Nelson and Alice Hirschberg: His Mother and Mentor," is on loan from the Kent Historical Society.

A reception will be held July 19 from 3 to 5 p.m.

For more information or to RSVP to the reception, call the Main Street library at 860-927-3761.