Contact Us: 330.673.4414

The Kent Free Library welcomes those interested in employment to fill out an application and return it to the library.  Completed applications are kept on file for 90 days.  If, in that time, a position opens for which an applicant is qualified, the library may be in contact.

Current Openings

Adult Services Librarian, part-time (24 hrs/week)

Kent Free Library’s Adult Services team needs an enthusiastic librarian to join our team on a part-time basis. The ideal candidate is creative, outgoing, innovative, confident, and dedicated to service excellence. Responsibilities include providing traditional reference assistance and reader’s advisory, offering technology training both in a class setting and one-on-one, and planning and implementing a variety of programs including book discussions, concerts, crafts, guest speakers, and the annual Summer Reading Program for adults. The successful applicant will have demonstrated public library experience via employment or from a practicum, excellent customer service skills, knowledge of current trends and topics in adult services and proven experience teaching technology. This position may also assist with collection development responsibilities in subject areas with which the candidate has particular strengths. A flexible schedule including days, evenings and a weekend rotation is required. This position reports to the Adult Services Manager and collaborates with a team of six (6) librarians to meet the needs of the Kent community.

Qualifications: A Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program, proficiency with Microsoft Office and Internet, proven experience with tablets, e-readers or other emerging technologies is preferred. Previous public library experience preferred.

Closing Date: Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to Director, Stacey Richardson at

No phone calls please.


Find Us:

Kent Free Library
312 West Main Street
Kent, OH 44240

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