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  • ACME

    ACME Community Cash Back

    Save your Acme receipts dated August 09, 2018 through December 29, 2018, then drop them off at our Check Out Desk. The library will receive 5% of the Cash Back amount printed at the bottom of the receipt. In the last three years we've raised more than $1,500 with the community's support.

  • SRP Sponsors

    2018 Summer Reading Sponsors

    A big thank you goes out to all of the local sponsors that generously helped to support this year's Summer Reading Program. We encourage library users to visit these businesses and show them your support. We couldn't offer the annual summer program without their contributions!

  • Friends of Kent Free Library

    The Friends is a volunteer organization that supports the Kent Free Library. Meetings are held the 3rd Monday of each month at 7:00 pm in the meeting room, and weekly volunteer opportunities are available.

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  • Hoopla

    KFL now offers Hoopla, a new e-platform that allows our patrons to borrow thousands of digital video, music, graphic novel, audiobook, and ebook titles which can be enjoyed on a smartphone, a tablet, or a desktop computer.

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  • Freegal

    Free and legal music downloads.

    With a Kent Free Library card, users may download three songs each week and they are yours to keep. Freegal also has music videos available to download. In addition, library card holders may now stream up to 3 hours of music per week. Look for the Freegal app for you smartphone or device.

    Find Freegal Here
  • RB Digital: The World's Largest Newsstand

    Instantly view digital magazines on most Internet-enabled devices inside or outside of the library. (Formerly Zinio)

    Zinio digitally recreates a magazine page for page, including full color pictures, and can be “flipped through” or searched easily.

    Go To RB Digital!

Library News

  • Tuesday, August 28 at 7:00 pm: Youth Tech Lab
    Tuesday, August 28 at 7:00 pm: Youth Tech Lab
    Tweens and teens in grades 3 through 12 are invited to join us in a tech lab! At this tech lab, you can test out coding robots, draw with a 3D printing pen and fly a drone. Registration is required and begins on August 21. Registration closes the Monday before...
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  • Thursday, August 16 from 6:00 - 7:00 pm: Experience 3D Printing
    Thursday, August 16 from 6:00 – 7:00 pm: Experience 3D Printing
    See the library’s new 3D printers in action and learn more about the 3D printing process.  Drop by to watch a demonstration and discuss 3D printing with library staff and learn about public printing of 3D projects coming soon. No registration is required for this drop in activity....
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  • Monday, August 13: Fall Story Times Begin
    Monday, August 13: Fall Story Times Begin
    The Kent Free Library’s 14-week Fall Story Time Session begins Monday, August 13. Six different story times will be offered for babies, preschoolers, and toddlers, and several story times are geared for all ages. Story Times are led by professional librarians, all of whom have been trained in early childhood...
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Access e-book collections and instructions for downloading to various devices here.


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Find Us:

Kent Free Library
312 West Main Street
Kent, OH 44240
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Library Hours:

Monday 9:00-9:00
Tuesday 9:00-9:00
Wednesday 9:00-9:00
Thursday 9:00-9:00
Fridays 9:00-6:00
Saturday 9:00-5:00
Sundays 1:00-5:00