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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!
  • 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

    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

Library News

  • KFL Joins Acme Cash Back Program
    KFL Joins Acme Cash Back Program
    Help the library earn 5% cash back to support our programs and services with Acme Fresh Market’s Community Cash Back program!  Between now and January 6, 2016, buy store brands at your local Acme Fresh Market and save your register...
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  • Ectoplasm: Rise of Victorian Spiritualism
    Ectoplasm: Rise of Victorian Spiritualism
    Laura Loew of her company Lost in the Past returns on October 27 at 6:30 pm for a spooky seasonal presentation about Victorian culture.  Learn about the Victorian Spiritualist movement, while viewing mourning artifacts and antique fortune telling cards. Laura’s...
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  • Big Foot: Fact or Fiction?
    Big Foot: Fact or Fiction?
    Join author Doug Waller from the Southeastern Ohio Society for Bigfoot Investigations (SOSBI) on Sunday, October 18 at 2:00 pm for a discussion and slide show presentation including witness reports and evidence found during investigations.  Q&A session following presentation if...
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  • Heath Series Continues with Diabetes Talk
    Heath Series Continues with Diabetes Talk
    Board certified Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Diabetes and Asthma educator Sarah Kwon, PharmD, CDE, AE-C, will be at our library on Saturday, October 17 from 3:00-4:00 p.m. with information about avoiding and treating diabetes.  Spaces are limited; please visit or contact...
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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