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.


  • KCPL Cares Giveaway - Winter Wear

  • Saturday,   |  Operation Hours: 10AM - 4PM
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410.778.3636
  • URL: https://kent-md.libcal.com/event/8522028
  • The library is not a standalone organization, it's a vital part of the community! KCPL Cares is a monthly free giveaway initiative that lets us connect with and support the community.

    This month, our giveaway features hats and gloves of all sizes.

    Care packs are available during normal hours of operation. No registration, first-come, first-served, while supplies last!

    This month's giveaway will be held at all three locations:

    Fri 12/3 - North County
    Sat 12/4 - Chestertown
    Mon 12/6 - Rock Hall

  • KCPL Cares Giveaway - Winter Wear

  • Monday,   |  Operation Hours: 10AM - 4PM
  • Location: Rock Hall Branch - 5746 N. Main Street, Rock Hall
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410.639.7162
  • URL: https://kent-md.libcal.com/event/8522029
  • The library is not a standalone organization, it's a vital part of the community! KCPL Cares is a monthly free giveaway initiative that lets us connect with and support the community in a variety of ways.

    This month, our giveaway features hats and gloves for all sizes of heads and hands.

    Care packs are available during normal hours of operation. No registration, first-come, first-served, while supplies last!

    This month's giveaway will be held at all three locations:

    Fri 12/3 - North County
    Sat 12/4 - Chestertown
    Mon 12/6 - Rock Hall

  • Festive Decorations Craft Table

  • Tuesday,   |  10AM - 6PM
  • Location: North County Branch - 111-B1 N. Main Street Galena, MD 21635
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410.648.5380
  • URL: https://kent-md.libcal.com/event/8521657
  • When you visit the North County Branch during the first few weeks of December, stop by the Winter Decoration table and make something festive to brighten your home this season!

    The craft table will be available December 2nd-December 17th every day the North County Branch is open.

    North County is Open:

    Tuesdays, 10AM - 6PM
    Thursdays, 10AM - 6PM
    Fridays, 10AM - 6PM

    All ages welcome.

  • Festive Decorations Craft Table

  • Friday,   |  10AM - 4PM
  • Location: North County Branch - 111-B1 N. Main Street Galena, MD 21635
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410.648.5380
  • URL: https://kent-md.libcal.com/event/8521661
  • When you visit the North County Branch during the first few weeks of December, stop by the Winter Decoration table and make something festive to brighten your home this season!

    The craft table will be available December 2nd-December 17th every day the North County Branch is open.

    North County is Open:

    Tuesdays, 10AM - 6PM
    Thursdays, 10AM - 6PM
    Fridays, 10AM - 6PM

    All ages welcome.

  • 8th Annual Toy Train & Model Railroad Expo

  • Saturday,   |  10AM - 1PM
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410.778.3636
  • URL: https://kent-md.libcal.com/event/8499757
  • If you’re nostalgic for toy trains or mesmerized by model railroads, be sure to mark your calendar for Kent County Public Library’s Toy Train & Model Railroad Expo!

    Bob and David Singer have spent decades collecting and curating magnificent operating layouts featuring tinplate trains from bygone eras. It is a joy to share their enthusiasm with the community.

    All ages are welcome. This event is free and open to everyone.

  • Hot Chocolate Boards - A Pizza and Make A Thing Event

  • Saturday,   |  1PM - 2PM
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410.778.3636
  • URL: https://kent-md.libcal.com/event/8500721
  • Dear Teens,

    You are cordially invited to an afternoon of fine pizza and even finer hot chocolate charcuterie. Feast on delicious treats in the library and create your own mini hot chocolate board to share with friends and family. All supplies will be provided and will range from chocolates, candies, marshmallows, pops, cookies, and more!

    Happy Holidays,
    KCPL Teen Services

    Ages 13-17

    Space is limited. Please register!

    Pizza and Make a Thing is a program series for teens where we eat pizza and make a thing.

  • Gingerbread Houses

  • Wednesday,   |  4PM - 5PM
  • Location: Rock Hall Branch - 5746 N. Main Street, Rock Hall
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410.639.7162
  • URL: https://kent-md.libcal.com/event/8500743
  • Gumdrops, candy canes, and frosting await as we build graham cracker "gingerbread" houses at the library.

    All Ages.

    Registration Required.

    This event is being held at all three KCPL locations. Please be sure you are registering for the program at your desired location!

    Wednesday, Dec. 15th | Rock Hall

    Thursday, Dec. 16th | North County

    Thursday, Dec. 16th | Chestertown

  • Gingerbread Houses

  • Thursday,   |  5PM - 6PM
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410.778.3636
  • URL: https://kent-md.libcal.com/event/8500735
  • Gumdrops, candy canes, and frosting await as we build gingerbread houses at the library.

    All Ages.

    Registration Required.

    This event is being held at all three KCPL locations. Please be sure you are registering for the program at your desired location!

    Wednesday, Dec. 15th | Rock Hall

    Thursday, Dec.16th | North County

    Thursday, Dec.16th | Chestertown

  • Gingerbread Houses

  • Thursday,   |  5PM - 6PM
  • Location: North County Branch - 111-B1 N. Main Street, Galena
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410.648.5380
  • URL: https://kent-md.libcal.com/event/8500741
  • Gumdrops, candy canes, and frosting await as we build gingerbread houses at the library.

    All Ages.

    Registration Required.

    This event is being held at all three KCPL locations. Please be sure you are registering for the program at your desired location!

    Wednesday, Dec. 15th | Rock Hall

    Thursday, Dec.16th | North County

    Thursday, Dec.16th | Chestertown

  • Holiday Bingo Big Hurrah!

  • Friday,   |  6PM - 7:30PM
  • This event runs December 17 to December 17
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410.778.3636
  • URL: https://kent-md.libcal.com/event/8499759
  • Adults, this one's for you!

    Bring your festive spirit and sense of fun to the Holiday BINGO Big Hurrah!

    The prizes will be fabulous and the company will be grand at this evening of joyful celebration and friendly competition.

    Ugly sweaters & holiday apparel encouraged - you might even win a prize for your festive spirit!

    Prizes include:

    Hydroponic Garden, Karaoke Machine, Cricut with DIY Decals Starter Bundle, Cordless 20-volt Tool Kit, and more!

    This event is made possible by support from the Friends of the Kent County Public Library.

    Space is limited, so be sure to register!