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  • New Research Databases

    • Legal Forms, for do-it-yourself legal assistance
    • NovelistPlus, for finding books you'll love to read
    • PriceIt, for researching the value of your antiques and collectibles
    • ReferenceUSA, for searching for people and businesses
    • Rosetta Stone, for learning a new language
    Use These Databases!
  • Zinio: The World's Largest Newsstand

    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 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. Freegal also has music videos available to download. In addition, library card holders may now stream up to 3 hours of music per week. Look for the Freegal app for you smartphone or device.

    Find Freegal Here

Library News

  • Summer Reading Programs for All Ages
    Summer Reading Programs for All Ages
    Registration for the Kent Free Library’s 2016 Summer Reading Program begins on Wednesday, June 1. The library offers programs for children, teens, and adults. On Your Mark, Get Set, Read! Students entering preschool through 5th grade receive an official reading record to record the time they spend reading, either independently […]...
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  • Let the Games Begin: A Celebration of Sport and Story with Lindsay Bonilla
    Let the Games Begin: A Celebration of Sport and Story with Lindsay Bonilla
    This summer “Coach” Lindsay will share with us some audience-participatory folktales that focus on the summer reading theme! After a few animal-inspired warm-ups, we’re ready to let the games begin! First, it’s off to Africa for a Tug of War between the Titans! While in Africa, we’ll also discover how […]...
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  • Interactive Family Movie Night
    Interactive Family Movie Night
    Join us for an interactive movie where you are involved in almost every scene. Families will be provided with all the props they need to participate with the movie as it progresses! A librarian will watch the movie with you and let you know which props to use and what […]...
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  • Library Closes for Heritage Fest, 4th of July
    Library Closes for Heritage Fest, 4th of July
    The library will be closed on Saturday, July 2 because of the Heritage Fest going on downtown.  The library will be open on Sunday, July 3 from 1:00 – 5:00. The library will also be closed in observance of the 4th of July Independence Day holiday on Monday, July 4, […]...
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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