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  • Axis 360 Downloads

    Browse new releases, best-sellers, and librarian recommended titles in eBook format on the Axis 360 Magic Wall from the comfort of your home, office, or wherever you may be. A Library card is required to check out and titles may be enjoyed from your PC, tablet or phone.

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  • Zinio: The World's Largest Newstand

    Instantly view digital magazines on most Internet-enabled devices inside or outside of the library.

    Zinio digitally recreates a magazine page for page, including full color pictures, and can be “flipped through” or searched easily.

    Go To Zinio!
  • Library @ Your Door

    Unable to visit the library? The library can come to you! The library now offers Homebound Service to those unable to visit on their own. Our staff can also select library materials for pick-up by a designated adult. Contact us for more information or to request an application

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  • Free Downloads from KFL

    Looking for e-books or e-audiobooks for your e-reader, tablet or mobile device? Your Kent Free Library card provides access to both The Ohio Digital Library and Axis 360 with thousands of titles available to download for free!

    Need help learning how to download to your device? Contact the Information desk for more information.

  • Freegal

    Free and legal music downloads.

    With a Kent Free Library card, users may download three songs each week and they are yours to keep. Coming this summer, Freegal will have music videos available to download also. Look for the Freegal app for you smartphone or device.

    Find Freegal Here

Library News

  • Changes to Tax Form Distribution
    Changes to Tax Form Distribution
    While in previous years, the IRS has used many libraries as distribution centers for tax publications and forms, this year it is drastically reducing the variety and number of publications and forms that the IRS distributes in printed form.  The...
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  • Spelling to Recovery: Tony Suschil's Journey from Stroke to the National Spelling Bee Competition
    Spelling to Recovery: Tony Suschil’s Journey from Stroke to the National Spelling Bee Competition
    The library and the Kent Area Orthography Society (KAOS) invite the community to an inspirational free presentation by spelling bee competitor and stroke survivor Tony Suschil on Friday, April 10 at 1 p.m. in the library’s meeting room. After suffering...
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  • The Tao of Qi with Pilar Farnsworth
    The Tao of Qi with Pilar Farnsworth
    Pilar Farnsworth returns to the library on Wednesday, April 8, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. to offer patrons a unique experiential workshop. “The Tao of Qi” is inspired by philosophical underpinnings of ancient Chinese wisdom and is choreographed in artistic ways...
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  • Beat the Blues at Our Beach Party!
    Beat the Blues at Our Beach Party!
    We invite families with children in preschool through grade 5 to a Beach Party on Saturday, March 28 from 11 -12.  Shake off those winter blues with summer-themed games, crafts and snacks. Registration is required for this free program and...
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Access e-book collections and instructions for downloading to various devices here.


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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