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New “Book a Librarian” Service Begins in September

Starting in September, you can “Book a Librarian” to work with you one-on-one on your research questions or technology training needs.  Appointments are up to one hour long and need to be arranged in advance by calling the Information Desk. What We Can Help You With:* Setting up an email […]

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A Hard Day’s Night with Beatles Scholar Aaron Krerowicz

We are pleased to welcome back Beatles scholar Aaron Krerowicz on Sunday, August 17 at 2 p.m. for a program to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the film A Hard Day’s Night. The only Beatles album to feature exclusively Lennon/McCartney songs, A Hard Day’s Night is both the product of […]

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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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Songwriters Perform Free Concert

Throughout July, seven local songwriters have been meeting and working weekly with teacher and musician Mick Rogers at the Kent Free Library. On Sunday, August 10 at 2 p.m., the public is invited to the library to hear the original pieces composed during this workshop. According to Rogers, the participants […]

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Art of Living Well: Hospice Cares

Do you have questions or are interested in learning more about what hospice care can provide to your family? On Monday, August 11 at 7:00 pm, come to a free informational program. Bernadette Thomas, Coordinator of Robinson Memorial Hospital’s Hospice Volunteer Services, and Leigh Herington, former State Senator and Hospice […]

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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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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