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.


  • Milk and Cookies Reading Club!

  • Friday,   |  Friday, 4pm
  • Location: 408 High Street
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 4107783636
  • URL: www.kentcountylibrary.org/events/calendar.php
  • Join us on Friday afternoons in the months of January and February for a chapter book read aloud. Kids can come and listen each week as we go through a chapter book together and enjoy a snack!

    We will be reading:

    Fortunately the Milk by Neil Gaiman
    Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things by Lenore Look
    The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo

    Registration Required.

  • Out of the Box: Modern Board Games for Adults & Teens

  • Wednesday,   |  Wednesday, 6 - 8 pm
  • Location: 408 High Street
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410-778-3636
  • URL: www.kentcountylibrary.org/events/calendar.php
  • Modern board games run the gamut from collaborative storytelling to intense scheming to remembering (or wildly guessing) historical facts. In short, there’s something for everyone.

    Join us to experience the fun for yourself!

    Play a game from KCPL's collection or bring a favorite of your own to share.

    Adults & teens of all gaming experience levels are welcome at this free program.

  • Milk and Cookies Reading Club!

  • Friday,   |  Friday, 4 pm
  • Location: 408 High Street
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 4107783636
  • URL: www.kentcountylibrary.org/events/calendar.php
  • Join us on Friday afternoons in the months of January and February for a chapter book read aloud. Kids can come and listen each week as we go through a chapter book together and enjoy a snack!

    We will be reading:

    Fortunately the Milk by Neil Gaiman
    Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things by Lenore Look
    The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo

    Registration Required.

  • Milk and Cookies Reading Club!

  • Friday,   |  Friday, 4 pm
  • Location: 408 High Street
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 4107783636
  • URL: www.kentcountylibrary.org/events/calendar.php
  • Join us on Friday afternoons in the months of January and February for a chapter book read aloud. Kids can come and listen each week as we go through a chapter book together and enjoy a snack!

    We will be reading:

    Fortunately the Milk by Neil Gaiman
    Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things by Lenore Look
    The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo

    Registration Required.

  • Happiness Hour: Recycled Valentines

  • Wednesday,   |  Wednesday, 6-7:30 pm
  • Location: Main Meeting Room, 408 High Street
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410-778-3636
  • URL: www.kentcountylibrary.org/events/calendar.php
  • Registration required.

    Happiness Hour is a time for grown-ups to explore their powers of creativity!

    Featured Project: Recycled Valentines

    Create one-of-a-kind valentines and learn how to make handmade envelopes. All supplies will be provided for this FREE program.

    Come, create, and leave a little happier than you arrived.

  • Milk and Cookies Reading Club!

  • Friday,   |  Friday, 4 pm
  • Location: 408 High Street
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 4107783636
  • URL: www.kentcountylibrary.org/events/calendar.php
  • Join us on Friday afternoons in the months of January and February for a chapter book read aloud. Kids can come and listen each week as we go through a chapter book together and enjoy a snack!

    We will be reading:

    Fortunately the Milk by Neil Gaiman
    Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things by Lenore Look
    The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo

    Registration Required.

  • Paper Towel Roses

  • Wednesday,   |  Wednesday, 3 - 4 pm
  • Location: Main Meeting Room, 408 High Street
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 410-778-3636
  • URL: www.kentcountylibrary.org/events/calendar.php
  • Want to create a beautiful paper bouquet for someone special?

    Spend some time dying, wrapping, and decorating your very own paper roses.

    All ages welcomed.

  • Milk and Cookies Reading Club!

  • Friday,   |  Friday, 4 pm
  • Location: 408 High Street
  • Contact: Kent County Public Library
  • Phone: 4107783636
  • URL: www.kentcountylibrary.org/events/calendar.php
  • Join us on Friday afternoons in the months of January and February for a chapter book read aloud. Kids can come and listen each week as we go through a chapter book together and enjoy a snack!

    We will be reading:

    Fortunately the Milk by Neil Gaiman
    Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things by Lenore Look
    The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo

    Registration Required.