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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.

    Find Axis 360 Here
  • 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
  • Winter Reading Program

    Our fourth annual winter reading program for kids through grade 5 will start on Saturday, January 3. For every five books kids check out from the library or children’s program they attend at the library, they will receive one snowflake which will then be a raffle entry for one of three family fun prizes. Prize winners will be notified after March 7.

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  • The Cleveland Museum of Art Presents: Art-to-Go

    A world of great art comes to you! See and touch amazing works of art up to 4,000 years old when museum staff and trained volunteers visit you with genuine art objects from the museum’s collection. Interactive, all-ages sessions offer a unique hands-on experience and discussion.

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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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  • CMA Presents Native North American Art
    CMA Presents Native North American Art
    We are pleased to announce the third program in the Cleveland Museum of Art’s popular “Art to Go” series, “Native North American Art,” on Wednesday, March 11 at 6:30 pm. Museum staff will visit the Kent Free Library, bringing genuine...
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  • The History of Clara Wolcott Driscoll and the Tiffany Glass Studio
    The History of Clara Wolcott Driscoll and the Tiffany Glass Studio
    Learn how a Tallmadge-based artist was responsible for designing many of the famous lamp shades produced by the Tiffany Glass Studio at a presentation at the Kent Free Library on Wednesday, March 4 at 6:30. Clara Wolcott Driscoll was one...
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  • Health and Wellness Series Continues
    Health and Wellness Series Continues
    We’re pleased to welcome back Sarah Kwon on Saturday, February 28 at 3 pm for a presentation on managing diabetes. Dr. Kwon is a Board certified Diabetes Educator, Asthma Educator, and Clinical Pharmacist. Registration is requested for this free program...
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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