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  • Summer Reading 2017

    Summer Reading Challenge 2017

    The Summer Reading Challenge is coming soon. Registration begins on June 1st for all ages, birth through adult. See you soon!

  • 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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  • 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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  • Library @ Your Door

    Unable to visit the library? The library can come to you! Librarians will select and deliver materials to those unable to visit on their own due to permanent or temporary injury or illness. Contact us for more information or to request an application.

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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
  • Zinio: The World's Largest Newsstand

    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 News

  • Thursday, June 1: Summer Reading Programs Begin
    Thursday, June 1: Summer Reading Programs Begin
    Summer Reading Programs for children, teens, and adults begin on Thursday, June 1. This year’s theme is Build a Better World. Participating children will receive an official record to track their reading throughout the summer, and can earn prizes for every five hours of reading. Super Readers who read 20...
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  • Tuesday, June 27 at 2:00 pm: Hillbilly Silly Science Spectacular
    Tuesday, June 27 at 2:00 pm: Hillbilly Silly Science Spectacular
    Families with children ages 12 and younger are invited to the Hillbilly Silly Science Spectacular! This amazing stage show combines clean, family humor with educational material—participants won’t even know that they’re learning! Enjoy fast-paced antics, visual props, audience participation and amazing science experiments that will blow your mind! No registration...
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  • Saturday, June 24 at 1:30 pm: Create a Bubble Wand
    Saturday, June 24 at 1:30 pm: Create a Bubble Wand
    Families with children ages 4 – 12 are invited to create bubble wands! Join fellow inventors to learn how to make simple wands, and then create your own designs. Plenty of bubble solution for testing each wand will be available and all building materials are supplied by the library. Registration...
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  • Wednesday, June 21 at 5:45 pm: Hidden in Plain Sight
    Wednesday, June 21 at 5:45 pm: Hidden in Plain Sight
    Build a better world through proactive parenting. Looks can be deceiving. That’s the message behind a unique traveling exhibit called “Hidden in Plain Sight” created by the Bath and Copley Township Police Departments. The departments will construct the bedroom of a typical teenager. But amidst the clutter of clothing scattered...
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Kids

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Adults

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Ebooks

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Services

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Kent Free Library
312 West Main Street
Kent, OH 44240
330.673.4414
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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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