Kent County Public Library

 

Mission Statement

Kent County Public Library should be the cornerstone of the community where children and adults can experience life-long learning, personal enrichment, and connection with one another.

The library provides a welcoming environment with a knowledgeable staff, robust resources, access to emerging technologies, and innovative services and programs.

Vision Statement

Kent County Public Library is the premier place to experience the joy of reading, the discovery of ideas, the power of information, the excitement of collaboration, and the reward of social interaction and it is recognized as such by the community.

 

Visit the official Kent County Public Library Website

 


Chestertown Branch

408 High Street
Chestertown, Maryland 21620
410-778-3636
410-778-6756 (fax)


 

Hours of Operation:
Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday closed


North County Branch

111-B1 N. Main Street
Galena, Maryland 21635
410-648-5380


 

Hours of Operation:
Tuesday and Thursday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Monday, Wednesday, and Sunday closed


Rock Hall Branch

5585 Main Street
Rock Hall Municipal Building
Rock Hall, Maryland 21661
410-639-7162


 

Hours of Operation:
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday closed


Kent County Community Center Computer Facility

11041 Worton Road

Worton, Maryland 21678
410-778-1948

This location is not a full-service branch, but has computers and laptops available for public use.

Hours of Operation:
May 1st through October 31st:
Monday through Saturday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday closed

November 1st through April 30th:
Monday through Friday 8:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday closed


 


 

 

 

 

Kent County Public Library Events

For a full listing of Kent County Public Library programs, please visit the library's website.


  • Pet Rocks: Paint It, Name It, Set It Free

  • Wednesday,   |  11am
  • Location: Rock Hall Civic Center - Rock Hall Civic Center
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410-778-3636
  • URL: https://kent-md.libcal.com/event/7896662
  • Bring creativity and a sense of fun! We'll be turning rocks into creatures with paint and imagination! Once your creation is complete, choose its perfect habitat – take it home or release it into the wild for someone else to find.

    Space is limited. Registration required.

  • Habitats & Homes: Making Bird Nests with Maryland Extension 4-H

  • Wednesday,   |  3pm
  • Location: KCPL North County Branch - 111-B1 Main Street, Galena
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410-778-3636
  • URL: https://kent-md.libcal.com/event/7896694
  • Join Maryland Extension's 4-H educator Beth Hill to create a spectacular bird nest for your yard!

    Ages 5-12. Registration required.

  • Habitats & Homes: Making Bird Nests with Maryland Extension 4-H

  • Thursday,   |  4pm
  • Location: KCPL Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410-778-3636
  • URL: https://kent-md.libcal.com/event/7896698
  • Join Maryland Extension's 4-H educator Beth Hill to create a spectacular bird nest for your yard!

    Ages 5-12. Registration required.

  • Pet Rocks: Paint It, Name It, Set It Free - Teen Event

  • Thursday,   |  2pm
  • Location: KCPL Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410-778-3636
  • URL: https://kent-md.libcal.com/event/7896672
  • Bring creativity and a sense of fun! We'll be turning rocks into creatures with paint and imagination! Once your creation is complete, choose its perfect habitat – take it home or release it into the wild for someone else to find.

    Ages 13-17. Registration required.

  • Cat Castles with the Cat Colloquium

  • Thursday,   |  6pm
  • Location: KCPL Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410-778-3636
  • URL: https://kent-md.libcal.com/event/7896755
  • Create the most amazing cardboard castle for your feline royalty! The Cat Colloquium will be on hand to share info about their organization and how it serves the community.

    Ages 18+ Registration required.

  • The Cookie Chronicles & Sunrise Summer presented by Matthew Swanson & Robbi Behr

  • Saturday,   |  5:30pm
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410-778-3636
  • URL: https://kent-md.libcal.com/event/7898779
  • Illustrator/writer duo Robbi Behr and Matthew Swanson return to KCPL to dazzle us with their latest picture book, Sunrise Summer, and their Cookie Chronicles chapter book series. Limited free copies while supplies last.

  • The Cookie Chronicles & Sunrise Summer presented by Matthew Swanson & Robbi Behr

  • Saturday,   |  2pm
  • Location: Rock Hall Civic Center - 21292 Civic Center Rd, Rock Hall
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410-778-3636
  • URL: https://kent-md.libcal.com/event/7898796
  • Illustrator/writer duo Robbi Behr and Matthew Swanson return to KCPL to dazzle us with their latest picture book, Sunrise Summer, and their Cookie Chronicles chapter book series. Limited free copies while supplies last.

  • The Cookie Chronicles & Sunrise Summer with Matthew Swanson & Robbi Behr

  • Saturday,   |  10am
  • Location: North County Branch - 111-B1 N. Main Street, Galena
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410-778-3636
  • URL: https://kent-md.libcal.com/event/7898785
  • Illustrator/writer duo Robbi Behr and Matthew Swanson return to KCPL to dazzle us with their latest picture book, Sunrise Summer, and their Cookie Chronicles chapter book series. Limited free copies while supplies last.

  • Underwater Tails String Art

  • Wednesday,   |  3pm
  • Location: North County Branch - 111-B1 N. Main Street, Galena
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410-778-3636
  • URL: https://kent-md.libcal.com/event/7927592
  • Shark tails, whale tails, mermaid tails - so many tails!

    Choose from a variety of templates and create a unique piece of string art featuring an underwater creature.

    Space is limited. Registration required.

    All ages welcome.

  • Underwater Tails String Art

  • Wednesday,   |  11am
  • Location: Rock Hall Civic Center - 21292 Civic Center Rd, Rock Hall
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410-778-3636
  • URL: https://kent-md.libcal.com/event/7927590
  • Shark tails, whale tails, mermaid tails - so many tails!

    Choose from a variety of templates and create a unique piece of string art featuring an underwater creature.

    Space is limited. Registration required.

    All ages welcome.

  • Happiness Hour: Storytime & Crafts for Grown-Ups

  • Thursday,   |  6pm
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410-778-3636
  • URL: https://kent-md.libcal.com/event/7927654
  • Why should kids have all the fun? Join us for a relaxing evening storytime for grown-ups! Create a simple craft while having a short story read to you.

    Please register! Adults only.

  • Fantastic Beasts Trivia - Teen Event

  • Thursday,   |  2pm
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410-778-3636
  • URL: https://kent-md.libcal.com/event/7927636
  • Test your knowledge of fantastic beasts from Harry Potter at this fast-paced trivia event. Play on your own or with a team! Prizes will be awarded for the top 3 places.

    Ages 13-17.

  • Underwater Tails String Art

  • Thursday,   |  4pm
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410-778-3636
  • URL: https://kent-md.libcal.com/event/7927596
  • Shark tails, whale tails, mermaid tails - so many tails!

    Choose from a variety of templates and create a unique piece of string art featuring an underwater creature.

    Space is limited. Registration required.

    Ages 5-12.