Friends of Kent Free Library support library services and programs.  If you are interested in joining this volunteer group, please complete a Membership Form and return it to the library with payment. Payments may be cash or check made out to Friends of Kent Free Library.

Stay up to date with Friends activities by Liking the Friends of Kent Free Library on Facebook.

Book Sale

The next Friends Book Sale will be in October.


Monthly Meetings

Friends of Kent Free Library meet on the 3rd Monday of the following months at 7:00 pm in the Bumphrey Room:  January, March, May, July, September, November.  Meetings are open to the public and subject to change.


Volunteer Opportunities

26580318290_67e5db75ac_zBook Sorting

Volunteers sort books most Tuesdays from 1:00 – 3:00 pm.  Volunteers must be current Friends members.  For more information, email [email protected].


Donate Books

Donors may drop off acceptable materials in the collection bin located just inside the parking lot entrance. Large donations, more than one bag or box at a time, may be arranged by contacting the Library Director, Stacey Richardson, at [email protected].

Learn more about the library’s Donation Policy.


Board of Directors

A seven-member Board of Directors governs the Friends of Kent Free Library. Board members are elected annually. The Friends work in collaboration with the library’s Director and Board of Trustees to support and enhance programs and services the library offers for the community.

26580318620_d8cb62f42c_zLori Diorio, President
Amanda Sidoti, Vice President
Jan Rader, Secretary
Jan Long, Treasurer

Members at Large:
Barb Bakos
Terri Duesing
Pat Harper

Friends of Kent Free Library Constitution and Bylaws