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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 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 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

  • First Ever Friends of KFL Book Sale
    First Ever Friends of KFL Book Sale
    Come to the Friends of the Kent Free Library’s first ever book sale on Friday, April 29 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm and Saturday, April 30 10:00 am – 4:00 pm!  At this inaugural “mini-sale,” the Friends will be selling withdrawn library books, including Cookbooks, Gardening Books, Juvenile Picture […]...
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  • Seeking Student Musicians
    Seeking Student Musicians
    Students ages 17 and under who are currently taking musical instrument lessons are invited to play in a concert at the Kent Free Library on Saturday, May 14 at 11 a.m. All skill levels are encouraged to participate. The concert is free and open to the public.  Registration is required […]...
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  • Free Concert by KSU's Stopper Quartet
    Free Concert by KSU’s Stopper Quartet
    Enjoy a free, all ages concert by Kent State University’s Stopper String Quartet on Saturday, April 30 at 2:00 pm. The quartet was founded in 2014 by Tak-Kin Wong (violin), Ming-yuan Song (violin), Wing-Sun Man (viola), and Vincent Leung (cello), all of whom are pursuing their Master of Performance at […]...
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  • Seeking Teen Volunteers for Summer
    Seeking Teen Volunteers for Summer
    Are you interested in volunteering at Kent Free Library this summer?  The Youth Services Department is looking for volunteers to help with our Summer Reading Program.  Come to an informational meeting on Monday, April 25 at 6:00 pm. Stay for Teen Scene at 7:00 and have fun playing life sized […]...
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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