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Upcoming Events

Dog eating treat

Dog Treat Jar

Wednesday, May 9 at 6:30 pm

In honor of National Pet Month, we’ll create a decorative jar, then fill it with ingredients for homemade dog treats.

This program is for adults and registration is requested. Spaces are limited; registration is underway.


Dog with ToyNo Sew Pet Bed

Tuesday, May 15 at 6:30 pm

In honor of National Pet Month, we’ll make a quick and easy fleece bed for your pet.

This program is for adults and registration is requested. Spaces are limited; registration begins April 17.


Adult Craft Night: Dog/Cat Tea Towels

In honor of National Pet Month, we’ll make tea towels with an adorable dog or cat design.

Wednesday, May 30 at 6:30

This program is for adults and registration is requested. Spaces are limited; registration begins May 2.


MosaicMosaic Stepping Stones

Monday, June 11 at 6:30 pm

The theme of this year’s Summer Reading Program is “Libraries Rock!”  To celebrate, we’ll make mosaic stepping stones to remind you to step into the library all summer!

This program is for adults and registration is requested. Spaces are limited; registration begins May 14.


Rocks painted like cactiAdult Craft Night: Potted Rock Cacti

Wednesday, June 27, 6:30

The theme of this year’s Summer Reading Program is “Libraries Rock!”  To celebrate, we’ll make a rock garden for cacti to remind you that your mind grows when you visit the library!

This program is for adults and registration is requested. Spaces are limited; registration begins May 30.


Adult Craft Night: Recycled CD Votive Holders

Wednesday, July 25 at 6:30 pm

The theme of this year’s Summer Reading Program is “Libraries Rock!”  To celebrate, we’ll make a rock ‘n’ roll votive holder out of recycled CDs.

This program is for adults and registration is requested. Spaces are limited; registration begins June 27.

Dog Friendly

Free Concert by Dog Friendly

Sunday, May 20 at 2:00 pm

Family favorite Dog Friendly returns again this year to help us celebrate National Pet Month!  Don’t miss Erynn and Wilbur Krebs, a local steel drum and guitar duo, with lively music that will make you want to dance!

This is a family friendly event. No registration is required; however because space is limited, audience members must pick up a pass at the 2nd floor Information desk beginning 30 minutes before the event.

Group discussionESL Practice

Mondays through May 21 at 7:00 pm

Nicole Braccia of Lakeland Community College will lead a conversation among English as a Second Language speakers.

No registration is required.


Joe the Coupon Guy®-Cut the Cable Cord

Wednesday, April 25 at 7:00 pm

Joe Daugirdas aka The Coupon Guy® will show how to save money by cutting cable subscriptions.  Learn about cost effective alternatives like streaming services.

This program is for adults and registration is requested. Spaces are limited; registration is underway.


National Pet Month

May is National Pet Month and we are honoring our four-legged family members.  Join us all month long for the festivities!

Pet Supply Drive for Portage APL

Tuesday, May 1 – Thursday, May 31

All month we are collecting much needed supplies for the Portage APL. The Portage Animal Protective League is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, dedicated to the care and welfare of the abused, abandoned, sick and injured animals that come through their doors. All of their efforts are funded through donations.

View their Shelter Wish List or get a copy at the Information Desk.

Dog eating treat

Dog Treat Jar

Wednesday, May 9 at 6:30 pm

Create a decorative jar, then fill it with ingredients for homemade dog treats.

This program is for adults and registration is requested. Spaces are limited; registration begins April 11.

No Sew Pet Bed

Tuesday, May 15 at 6:30 pm

Make a quick and easy fleece bed for your pet.

This program is for adults and registration is requested. Spaces are limited; registration begins April 17.

Dog Friendly

Free Concert by Dog Friendly

Sunday, May 20 at 2:00 pm

This is a family friendly event. No registration is required; however because space is limited, audience members must pick up a pass at the 2nd floor Information desk beginning 30 minutes before the event.

Adult Craft Night: Dog/Cat Tea Towels

Wednesday, May 30 at 6:30

In honor of National Pet Month, we’ll make tea towels with an adorable dog or cat design.

This program is for adults and registration is requested. Spaces are limited; registration begins May 2.


The Beatles in Cleveland with Dave Schwensen

Thursday, July 19 at 6:30 pm (doors open at 6:00 pm)

Relive the excitement of Beatlemania as John, Paul, George and Ringo visit Cleveland for two of the wildest, out of control concerts in Beatles –and rock ‘n’ roll – history. Author Dave Schwensen will take you behind the scenes and on stage with The Fab Four through insider stories, rare films, never-before published photos and memorabilia.

The evening’s highlights will include films of The Beatles riotous concerts at Cleveland Public Hall in 1964 and Municipal Stadium in 1966. Signed books will be available for purchase through the library’s Foundation. Enjoy a display of memorabilia and FAB music 30 minutes before and after the event!

This program is for adults and registration is requested. Spaces are limited; registration begins June 21.


Rockin’ Through History : Education & Research at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Tuesday, July 31 at 6:30 pm

You’ve heard about the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and its inductees, and you may have even visited the museum, but we’re here to tell you that there’s a lot more the Rock Hall has to offer! This fun and informative program–presented by Museum and Library & Archives staff–will delve into the exciting history of rock through the 50s and 60s and will highlight some of the services and resources the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame offers to preserve and teach that history.

This program is for adults and registration is requested. Spaces are limited; registration begins July 3.

Find Us:

Kent Free Library
312 West Main Street
Kent, OH 44240
330.673.4414
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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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