As of 5:30 p.m. Friday, November 20, the Kent Memorial Library will close until further notice. Staff will be available by phone and/or email from 10:00 a.m to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and Saturday from 10:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m.

The Library will continue curbside service for checkouts. Patrons may continue to use online services like hoopla, Overdrive, RBDigital Streaming with your Library card. All other online resources are available and if you should have any questions, please feel free to call the Library at the hours mentioned above. The Library’s busy virtual program schedule with both live and recorded events will also continue. The book drop will remain open. And outside of the Library, the wifi is extremely strong.

The Library’s Board of Directors’ are using the guidance: Daily Data Report provided by the State of Connecticut that puts Kent in “red.” Kent’s cases have doubled in the past week. Once the town goes back to orange or yellow KML will reopen the building to patrons, continuing with the appointment system.

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We are taking Book Sale donations also by appointment. A phone call upon your arrival at appointment time is requested. We are accepting books only during open hours.

Library hours are Monday-Friday, 10-5:30 and Saturday 10-4   860.927.3761

Some important websites during this crisis:  State of CT     CDC       World Health Org       Town of Kent         More Resources