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Changes to Tax Form Distribution

While in previous years, the IRS has used many libraries as distribution centers for tax publications and forms, this year it is drastically reducing the variety and number of publications and forms that the IRS distributes in printed form.  The library will make all forms that the IRS sends available […]

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Spelling to Recovery: Tony Suschil’s Journey from Stroke to the National Spelling Bee Competition

The library and the Kent Area Orthography Society (KAOS) invite the community to an inspirational free presentation by spelling bee competitor and stroke survivor Tony Suschil on Friday, April 10 at 1 p.m. in the library’s meeting room. After suffering a massive stroke in July of 2010, Suschil spent 6 […]

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The Tao of Qi with Pilar Farnsworth

Pilar Farnsworth returns to the library on Wednesday, April 8, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. to offer patrons a unique experiential workshop. “The Tao of Qi” is inspired by philosophical underpinnings of ancient Chinese wisdom and is choreographed in artistic ways of imagery, movement, voice and breath. Farnsworth will lead the […]

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Beat the Blues at Our Beach Party!

We invite families with children in preschool through grade 5 to a Beach Party on Saturday, March 28 from 11 -12.  Shake off those winter blues with summer-themed games, crafts and snacks. Registration is required for this free program and begins on Saturday, March 21. Please stop in or call […]

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Spring Break at the Library!

Staying home for spring break? Visit the library this week for great drop-in activities! Monday, March 23 at 2:00 pm: Spring Crafternoon Tuesday, March 24 at 2:00 pm: Drop-in Games Thursday, March 26 at 2:00 pm: Mystery Seeds Drop-in Science Friday, March 27 at 11 am: Movie (TBA) Kent Rotary […]

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Library Offers Services for Job Seekers

The Kent Free Library has partnered Mick Rogers of Goodwill Industries of Akron to present a resume workshop on Monday, March 23 through Thursday, March 26 from 5 – 6 pm. The schedule is as follows: Monday: Introduction to Resume Basics Tuesday: Writing a Resume Using Microsoft Word Wednesday: Using […]

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Free Concert by Cleveland Chinese Music Ensemble

Celebrate Chinese New Year (belatedly) with a free concert by the Cleveland Chinese Music Ensemble on Sunday, March 15 at 2 p.m. The Ensemble will present a program of graceful and festive music, interspersed with historical Chinese stories and poems, especially about this year’s symbol, the Goat. Formed in the […]

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CMA Presents Native North American Art

We are pleased to announce the third program in the Cleveland Museum of Art’s popular “Art to Go” series, “Native North American Art,” on Wednesday, March 11 at 6:30 pm. Museum staff will visit the Kent Free Library, bringing genuine art objects from the museum’s collection. These engaging, interactive sessions […]

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The History of Clara Wolcott Driscoll and the Tiffany Glass Studio

Learn how a Tallmadge-based artist was responsible for designing many of the famous lamp shades produced by the Tiffany Glass Studio at a presentation at the Kent Free Library on Wednesday, March 4 at 6:30. Clara Wolcott Driscoll was one of the infamous ‘Tiffany Girls’ from 1888-1909, and her fourth […]

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Health and Wellness Series Continues

We’re pleased to welcome back Sarah Kwon on Saturday, February 28 at 3 pm for a presentation on managing diabetes. Dr. Kwon is a Board certified Diabetes Educator, Asthma Educator, and Clinical Pharmacist. Registration is requested for this free program and spaces are limited. Please visit or contact the Information […]

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Free Resume Workshops at Library

The Library is partnering with Goodwill Industries of Akron to offer workshops on resume writing and online job searching this winter. These 4-day, 1 hour workshops will be taught by Mick Rogers, Goodwill’s Community Relations Specialist. The next workshop is offered Monday, February 23 through Thursday, February 26 from 5 […]

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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