Contact Us: 330.673.4414
  • Community Survey

    The library needs your help to ensure that we are meeting the needs of the community. Survey results will aid in the preparation of the 2015-2016 Strategic Plan. Please take a moment to complete the survey online by clicking the box below, or print copies are available at the library. Participants may enter a drawing to win a $50.00 Target gift card.

    Take Survey
  • Board Vacancy

    Board members are volunteers serving a seven-year term. Each year, the Kent Board of Education makes an appointment to the seven-member board. Residents interested in applying for the non-paying position may obtain an application at the library’s information desk. Applications should be returned by noon on October 10 for consideration.

    Board of Trustees
  • Conversation with Director

    We're Listening

    Join us for a conversation with library Director, Stacey Richardson, to provide community feedback and help plan for future library spaces, services, and programs. These informal events begin at 7:00 p.m. in the 2nd floor Wiland Room on Thursday, October 2 and Thursday, November 6. Attendees may also complete a brief survey about the library.

  • Axis 360 Downloads

    Browse new releases, best-sellers, and librarian recommended titles in eBook format on the Axis 360 Magic Wall from the comfort of your home, office, or wherever you may be. A Library card is required to check out and titles may be enjoyed from your PC, tablet or phone.

    Find Axis 360 Here
  • Zinio: The World's Largest Newstand

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

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

    Go To Zinio!
  • Library @ Your Door

    Unable to visit the library? The library can come to you! The library now offers Homebound Service to those unable to visit on their own. Our staff can also select library materials for pick-up by a designated adult. Contact us for more information or to request an application

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  • Free Downloads from KFL

    Looking for e-books or e-audiobooks for your e-reader, tablet or mobile device? Your Kent Free Library card provides access to both The Ohio Digital Library and Axis 360 with thousands of titles available to download for free!

    Need help learning how to download to your device? Contact the Information desk for more information.

    Downloadables
  • 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. Coming this summer, Freegal will have music videos available to download also. Look for the Freegal app for you smartphone or device.

    Find Freegal Here

Library News

  • Healing Power of Our Voice with Pilar Farnsworth
    Healing Power of Our Voice with Pilar Farnsworth
    Join Pilar Farnsworth on Tuesday, November 4, at 7:00 for a meditative class that will explore using your voice to connect to your inner sounds.  Practice breath-work, movement, guided imagery, chanting, toning exercises, and mantra. Farnsworth will also explore brain...
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  • Free Concert of Klezmer Music
    Free Concert of Klezmer Music
    Enjoy a free concert of traditional East European and Jewish music on Sunday, November 2 at 2:30 p.m. Violinist Steven Greenman and accordian player Walt Mahovlich are known for their passionate performances of folk music combined with virtuoso flair and...
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  • New Afternoon Book Club Meets This Month
    New Afternoon Book Club Meets This Month
    Come check out our newest book club on Wednesday, October 29 at 3:00 pm and discuss Rooms by Lauren Oliver.  Led by Adult Services Librarian Jane Whitehurst, the aptly named Last Wednesday Book Club will meet the last Wednesday of...
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Kids

Looking for information about events and services for kids, tweens and teens? Find it here.

Adults

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Ebooks

Access e-book collections and instructions for downloading to various devices here.

Services

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Find Us:

Kent Free Library
312 West Main Street
Kent, OH 44240
330.673.4414
kflinfo@kentfreelibrary.org
www.kentfreelibrary.org

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

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