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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.

    Use Hoopla Now
  • 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.

    Learn More
  • Link to Library @ Your Door Page

    New Catalog Coming Soon!

    During the transition to the new system, the library's access to items through SearchOhio and OhioLINK will be temporarily suspended. Friday, July 7 will be the last day to request items through Interlibrary Loan until the upgrade is completed.

    Stop by or call the Information Desk with any questions or for assistance during this transition.

  • 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

  • Acme Community Cash Back Program is Back!
    Acme Community Cash Back Program is Back!
    Again this year, the Kent Free Library will be collecting Acme Fresh Market Store receipts for the Community Cash Back Program.  Bring in your Acme receipts dated August 10, 2017 to December 30, 2017 to help the library earn money to support services and programs! Community Cash is earned when...
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  • Sunday, September 24 at 2:00 pm: Free Concert with Copali
    Sunday, September 24 at 2:00 pm: Free Concert with Copali
    Come to the Kent Free Library for a free all-ages concert by Copali on Sunday, September 24 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm. Copali is an original instrumental jazz fusion band based in Northeast Ohio. Their shows consist of a unique and exciting blend of musical styles. Copali, formed in the...
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  • Saturday, September 23 at 11:00 am: Dear Evan Hansen
    Saturday, September 23 at 11:00 am: Dear Evan Hansen
    Teens in grades 6 – 12 who love the Broadway musical ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ are invited to the Kent Free Library on Saturday, September 23, from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm for a celebration. Sing along with favorite songs from the Tony Award-winning musical, and bring a t-shirt to decorate...
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Access e-book collections and instructions for downloading to various devices here.


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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