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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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  • Library Card Provides Access to Free eBooks, Digital Audiobooks
    Library Card Provides Access to Free eBooks, Digital Audiobooks
    If you’re considering giving or asking for an ereader this holiday season, know that your Kent Free Library card adds value to that gift!  Your library card gives you access to the Ohio Digital Library, a statewide, shared collection of...
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  • Stopper Quartet Performs Free Concert
    Stopper Quartet Performs Free Concert
    Enjoy a free, all ages concert by Kent State University’s Stopper String Quartet on Sunday, December 13 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...
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  • Variety of Holiday Events Planned
    Variety of Holiday Events Planned
    There’s something to help everyone get a little more into the holiday spirit this season! Story Time with Mr. Jim December 1 at 10:30 am, December 8 at 10:30 am, and December 14 at 7 pm Join Mr. Jim in...
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312 West Main Street
Kent, OH 44240

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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