Call the Library: 330.673.4414
  • New Research Databases

    • Legal Forms, for do-it-yourself legal assistance
    • NovelistPlus, for finding books you'll love to read
    • PriceIt, for researching the value of your antiques and collectibles
    • ReferenceUSA, for searching for people and businesses
    • Rosetta Stone, for learning a new language
    Use These Databases!
  • 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 @ 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 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.

  • 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

Library News

  • Summer Reading Programs for All Ages
    Summer Reading Programs for All Ages
    Registration for the Kent Free Library’s 2016 Summer Reading Program begins on Wednesday, June 1. The library offers programs for children, teens, and adults. On Your Mark, Get Set, Read! Students entering preschool through 5th grade receive an official reading record to record the time they spend reading, either independently […]...
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  • Akron Zoo Mobile Visits Library!
    Akron Zoo Mobile Visits Library!
    Families with children of all ages are invited to the Kent Free Library on Saturday, June 25 at 11:00 am for some animal fun with the Akron Zoo.  Visit up close with the zoo’s animal ambassadors. No registration is required for this free program, but space is limited at the […]...
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  • Free Family Movie
    Free Family Movie
    Enjoy a free family movie on Friday, June 24 at 2:00 pm in the Kent Free Library’s air-conditioned Meeting Room! The movie is about an urbane fox who cannot resist returning to his farm raiding ways and then must help his community survive the farmer’s retaliation (due to licensing restrictions, […]...
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  • Beginning Bellydance with Elianae
    Beginning Bellydance with Elianae
    Join Elianae, a professional bellydancer, for a fun, all-ages class on Saturday, June 18 at 2:00 pm Lean basic bellydance moves that you can do for fun and to get fit! No experience is required for this family-friendly class. To register, please call the Information Desk at 330.673.4414....
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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