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Board members are volunteers serving a seven-year term. Each year, the Kent Board of Education makes an appointment to the seven-member board. Residents interested in applying for the non-paying position may obtain an application at the library’s information desk. Applications should be returned by noon on October 10 for consideration.Board of Trustees
Join us for a conversation with library Director, Stacey Richardson, to provide community feedback and help plan for future library spaces, services, and programs. These informal events begin at 7:00 p.m. in the 2nd floor Wiland Room on Thursday, October 2 and Thursday, November 6. Attendees may also complete a brief survey about the library.
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
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!
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 applicationRead More
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.Downloadables
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