Contact Us: 330.673.4414


Saturday Craft Hour

Get crafty at your library! Please join us on select Saturdays for an hour as we create a free and easy craft. All supplies provided.

applesThis program is for adults and registration is requested. Spaces are limited; please visit or contact the Information Desk to register. Registration begins 4 weeks ahead of each event.

Saturday, October 25, 3:00 pm: Halloween Votive Holders.  Registration is underway

Saturday, November 15, 3:00 pm: Melted Crayon Art. Registration requested and begins October 18

Saturday, December 6, 3:00 pm: Holiday Ornament Make & Take. Registration requested and begins November 8


Make It Pinteresting

Calling all Pinterest fans! This fall come to your library to create interesting projects we’ve found on Pinterest. All supplies are provided.

This program is for adults and registration is requested. Spaces are limited; please visit or contact the Information Desk to register. Registration begins 4 weeks ahead of each event.

Wednesday, October 29, 7:00 pm: Spooky Candy Pretzels: Registration is underway


 cheeseCheese Making Class with Larry Reuter

Wednesday, October 22, 6:30pm

Cheese Maker Larry Reuter will lead a class in home cheese making. Larry was a cheese maker in Wisconsin and New York State during his career. He will make fresh mozzarella during this class while discussing the steps in cheese making at home. He will also have samples of other cheese made at home. Larry will share resources, equipment and recipes for home cheese making.

Registration is requested and is underway; spaces are limited. Please visit or contact the Information Desk to register.


Last Wednesday Book Group

roomsBeginning this October, meet with us the last Wednesday of the month at 3pm to discuss a variety of fiction titles in a fun, laid-back setting. This is an “anything goes” book club and our books will be diverse in their range. Find copies of each month’s title at the Check-Out Desk.

No registration required.

Wednesday, October 29, 3:00 pm: Rooms by Lauren Oliver

Wednesday, November 26, 3:00 pm: We Are Called to Rise by Laura McBride


GreenmanFree Concert: Steven Greenman and Walt Mahovlich

Sunday, November 2, 2:30 pm

Violinist Steven Greenman and accordian player Walt Mahovlich are known for their soulful renditions of East European Jewish music and passionate performances of folk music combined with virtuoso flair and technical precision.

waltSteven is a multi-talented musician well-versed in a multitude of musical styles and genres, and is recognized internationally as one of the finest practitioners, composers and teachers of traditional East European Jewish Klezmer violin music in the world today.

Walt has played extensively at traditional events throughout the US and Canada and has made tours of Europe.  His career has included performances at the Smithsonian’s Festival of American Folklife, Jimmy Carter’s Inaugural, and the Rededication of Ellis Island, and has played in Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center.

No Registration required. Stop at the second floor Information Desk 30 minutes prior to the concert for an event pass.


The Healing Power of Our Voice with Pilar Farnsworth

Tuesday, November 4, 7:00 pm

Experience Toning in this meditative class. Join Pilar as she teaches you how to use your voice to connect to your inner sounds. Practice breath-work, movement, guided imagery, chanting, toning exercises, and mantra practice. Farnsworth will also explore brain synchronization and chakra attunements through the use of the solfeggio tuning forks, Tibetan bells and singing bowls and the dream piper (a musical instrument.)

Registration is requested and begins October 7; spaces are limited. Please visit or contact the Information Desk to register.


ceiliFree Concert: Akron Ceili Band with Celtic Holiday Music

Sunday, December 7, 2:00 pm

The Akron Ceili Band is a group of musicians that perform traditional Irish tunes in Northeast Ohio with a mixture of traditional and non-traditional songs, to add a unique and lively sound that is all their own. The group performs with a variety of instruments including fiddles, guitars, tin whistle, bass and Irish drum (bodhran). Please join them for his special concert of Celtic renditions of holiday songs.

No Registration required. Stop at the second floor Information Desk 30 minutes prior to the concert for an event pass.


Cultured Purls

Every first Thursday from 6:30 – 7:30 pm

Grab your double points, a hank of yarn, and join your fellow knitters for informal discussion and to share current projects. All skill levels welcome.

No registration necessary.

Artists wishing to exhibit original, two-dimensional works of art may submit an application to the library’s Program Committee.

Art Exhibit Application

Find Us:

Kent Free Library
312 West Main Street
Kent, OH 44240
330.673.4414
kflinfo@kentfreelibrary.org
www.kentfreelibrary.org

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

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