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New Photocopiers with Scanning

The library is pleased to announce that we have replaced our public photocopiers with three new, easy to use machines. Two copiers are located next to the Check Out Desk on the first floor in the Copy Center; one is on the second floor in the computer lab. Black and […]

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Glauser String Quartet Performs Free Concert

Enjoy a free concert by Kent State University’s Glauser String Quartet on Sunday, July 27, 2:00 pm in the library’s meeting room. The ensemble will be performing Haydn String Quartet No. 63 in B flat Major, Op. 76, No.4;Bartok String Quartet No. 2 Op. 17, Sz 67; and Mendelssohn String Quartet No. […]

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Volunteer Meeting Scheduled for July 22

The Kent Free Library is seeking adult volunteers to assist with a project to re-RFID every item in the collection.  New RFID tags will improve the efficiency of checking out materials. Those interested in volunteering are invited to an orientation meeting on Tuesday, July 22 at 7:00 pm in the […]

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Still Available Spots in NEOMED Brain Health Talk Monday

Neuroscientists Jeff Mellot, Ph.D. and Dana Peterson, Ph.D. will present a program on Monday, July 14 at 7:00 pm on Recent News in Brain Health.  Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot once said, “You should employ your little grey cells”; and this program will provide tips for keeping your mind as agile […]

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More KFL Reader Reviews

This summer, KFL readers are sharing their reviews of books they read for our Summer Reading Program, Create & Discover!  Maybe someone in the community will recommend your next favorite book! And for every review, readers earn an entry for weekly raffles to win (what else?) more books.  All reviews […]

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Kent Master Gardeners Offer Program on Backyard Birds

Join the Kent Master Gardeners for a free program at the Kent Free Library on Tuesday, July 9 at 7:00 pm on attracting birds to your backyard. Presenters will discuss the importance of a biodiverse (wildlife friendly) landscape and how you can help your feathered friends, no matter what size […]

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A Summer Reading Program–for Everyone

Registration for Fizz, Boom, READ!, a summer reading program for students entering kindergarten through 5th grade, begins on Saturday, June 7 in the DuBois Children’s Reading Room. Students record the time they spend reading, either independently or with a favorite grown up, and earn prizes for every 5 hours spent […]

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New Book Club Meets at Farmers’ Market

Celebrate summer by reading 3 great books on the themes of gardening, farming, local food, and seasonal cooking, then joining a group of like-minded readers on the 2nd Saturday of each month for an interesting discussion at a favorite place for local food enthusiasts, the Haymaker Farmer’s Market. The first […]

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Story Time at Tree City Cafe

This summer, Tree City Coffee and Pastry, 135 E Erie St. in Kent, will host 3 special story times, the first being Friday, June 13 at 10:30 am, with a special invitation to dads to share the experience with their kids. No registration is required, but space is limited.

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Library Closes for Memorial Day

In honor of Memorial Day, the library will be closed on Monday, May 26.  The drive through return and the return to the left of the parking lot doors will be available.  As always when the library is closed, no fines will be assessed on overdue materials. The library will […]

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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