Call the Library: 330.673.4414

Upcoming Events

Photo of boy making a craftTales and Treats

Tuesdays through May 10 at 4:00 pm

Children in grades K -2 are invited to join us for stories, activities, crafts, and snacks.

Registration is required and begins one week in advance of each program.

Pokemon-LogoPokémon Club

Fridays May 13 at 4:00 pm

The Kent Free Library has a new club just for you! Pokemon fans ages 4 through 12 are invited to grab their cards and head to the library every 2nd Friday of the month from 4:00pm – 5:00pm for Pokemon Card Club! You will be able to meet other enthusiasts, battle Pokemon decks, trade cards, and more!

Registration is not required. This is a drop-in program.

Elementary students drawing in classroomDrawing Program – “Ready, Set, Draw!”

Wednesdays, April 27, and May 25 at 6:00 pm

Children ages 8 to 12 are invited to come explore and develop their artistic talents at the library! Each one hour session will begin with a prompt and end with a masterpiece. This class will meet on the last Wednesday of each month. All art materials will be provided by the library.

Registration is required and begins one week in advance of each session. Registration closes at 9 pm the Tuesday before each program. Space is limited.

Girl holding flowerMake and Take Flower Gift

Saturday, May 7 at 11:00 am

Families with children ages 12 and under are invited to visit the library to plant a flower in a flower pot and share it with their favorite mom, grandma or aunt!

Registration is required and begins April 30, to register call or visit the Youth Services Department.

Boy playing pianoOpen Music Concert

Saturday, May 14 at 11:00 am

Students currently taking musical instrument lessons ages 17 and under may sign up to play in a concert at the library. All skill levels are encouraged to participate.

Registration is required. Registration begins 2 weeks in advance on Saturday, April 30.

Do you collect something? We’d love to show your collection in the Children’s Department display cases! Reservations forms and more information are available at the Children’s Desk. Registration for Kids Collect begins August 10

Sponsored by the Kent Rotary, the story time room is transformed in the middle of the week once story times have concluded to provide early learning experiences, socialization and imaginative play for young children through a rotating collection of educational toys. Hours are as follows:

Wednesdays 2:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Thursdays 9:00 am – 8:30 pm
Fridays 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Saturdays 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Sundays 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

The Early Literacy Center is for children ages 5 and under with an adult.  Please sign in at the desk in the DuBois Children’s Reading Room upon arrival.

Find Us:

Kent Free Library
312 West Main Street
Kent, OH 44240
[email protected]

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