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Join us the 1st Thursday of each month beginning in April 2018 for this NEW program! Drop-in between 11:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m. for FREE refreshments generously donated by local establishments! Stay and enjoy a FREE movie showing starting at 11:00 a.m. Enjoy the  afternoon by sampling local, tasty treats! Please call the Library for upcoming movies and featured snacks!

Are you interested in having your treats  featured at Café & Matinee? Call today to reserve your date!  (330) 876-2461 x 2752


Image result for WINTER BIRDS AT BIRDFEEDER The Kinsman Free Public Library is participating in Cornell Lab of Ornithology's Project Feederwatch program again this year, and we need your help! For two consecutive days each month, November 11th through April 13th, we will be counting birds at our bird feeders in the Wellness Reading Garden.  Anyone interested in helping to count birds is welcome! Just stop by the front  Circulation Desk for a tally sheet and directions, and then head to the garden for a quiet sit down. You can watch the  feeders for as little as 5 to 10 minutes, or for as long as you wish!

 Here are the watching dates for the 2017-18 season:

November: 15th & 16th; 29th & 30th   

December: 13th & 14th; 27th & 28th   

January: 10th & 11th; 24th & 25th  

 February: 14th & 15th; 28th & (March 1st)

March: (Feb. 28th) & 1st ; 28th & 29th 

 April: 11th & 12th

 To learn more about Project Feederwatch, visit


Join Library Staff once a month to create a new creative project to keep!

This program is open to adults & teens ages 12 and up!

Registration is required and limited.

Please call (330) 876-2461 x 2751 for upcoming projects and to register!





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At Kinsman Free Public Library, we believe in contributing to a happy and healthy community by providing informed access to reliable health information. We believe in acting as strong advocates of Health Literacy, which is defined as “the degree to which an individual has the capacity to obtain, communicate, process, and understand basic health information and services to make appropriate health decisions.”

Aside from offering a vast selection of health related books in our collection, the Library presents special healthy living and educational programs throughout the year, provides free brochures and other publications to contribute to public health and safety, and has dedicated staff members who can help guide patrons to a variety of resources to keep you happy and healthy. 

Stop into the Library today to start your journey to a happy and healthy you! Also, check out the resource links provided here on the website under the Public Health Resources tab.

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Trying to ace the ACT? Getting ready to take the NCLEX? Studying for the GED? Look no further--we've got a book for that! Stop in and browse our special collection of Test Books located near the Reference Desk. The Reference Librarian will be happy to help guide you to the appropriate books in the collection as well as to additional resources you may need! 


Also, check out the valuable links provided here under the Test Prep Resources tab!

Access your CLEVNET account online to search the catalog, renew items, and even pay fines! Click here to access your account now!



At this time you must register at the Library


Adult (Ohio Resident)

Fee: None      Replacement Card: $3.00


Bring with you:

A state issued Driver's License or State ID card with your Photo and Current Address

If your address is different than your ID:

Bring two forms of Identification with your full name and current address such as a utility bill, pay stub, bank statement, etc.


Adult (out of state)

Fee:  $5.00     Replacement card: $3.00

Bring with you:  See above under Adult (Ohio Resident)


Juvenile  (Ohio and out of state)

Fee: None     Replacement Card:  $1.00

Legal Parent/Guardian registering a juvenile must already have an account in Clevnet, or apply for a library card

Legal Parent/Guardian must accompany the juvenile

Bring with you:  See above under Adult (Ohio Resident)


New Cards are mailed to the address provided.

A patron may have up to four (4) items total, charge to their account until they receive their library card.  Once the card is received, that limit is lifted.



You have a registered account with outstanding fines.

You have, or have had, a registered card and have outstanding bills or lost materials associated with the account.

You are an unaccompanied juvenile.

You do not have the proper identification with you.

Your library card was returned to the library as address unknown.

The Library offers special programs, activities, and reading incentives throughout the year! Here's a look at what's coming up at the Library!





Fall Book Sale


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November 4th—9th

Stop in and stock up on great books at great prices!


Saturday, November 4th

9:00 a.m.—1:00 p.m.


Monday, November 6th

9:00 a.m.—6:30 p.m.


*Tuesday, November 7th

9:00 a.m.—6:30 p.m.

*Half Price Day!


*Wednesday, November 8th

9:00 a.m.—6:30 p.m.

*Half Price Day!


*Thursday, November 9th

9:00 a.m.—6:30 p.m.

*All Remaining Items are FREE!



Holiday Book Crafts


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Holiday Book Crafts


Wednesday, November 15

Two times to choose from: 

1:00-2:00 pm


5:30-6:30 pm


Come make a festive pumpkin or glittery tree from old paperback books! These easy to make crafts are perfect for holiday decorating and a great way to recycle old books.


Please register at the Library or call 330-876-2461.




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Create & Take @ the Library

Join Library Staff once a month to create a new creative project to keep!

This program is open to adults & teens ages 12 and up!

Registration is required and limited.

Please call (330) 876-2461 x 2751 to sign-up for next month's session!



December's Session  will be held on Saturday, December 2nd @ 10:00 a.m.          

We will be painting this Snowman Welcome Sign on slate


Free of Charge--paints, brushes and slate will be provided; Limited space, so registration is a must; Wear old clothes in case of accidents with paint





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December 9th 

Drop-In Anytime

from 10:00 a.m.

to Noon

The entire family is invited to join Library Staff for a holiday celebration that's fun for everyone!




Visits & Photos with Santa


Games, Crafts & Activities for Kids


Free Rrefreshments including Hot Cocoa and Decorate-Your-Own Cookie


Ugly Sweater Contest for Teens & Adults


Christmas Carol Karaoke


Ornament Making


Trimming of the Library's Christmas Tree in the Garden


No pre-registration is required, so drop in anytime for the fun!

Be sure to check out all of the Holiday Festivities that will be taking place around Kinsman that same day! 





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Upcoming Events  

22 Mar 2018
01:00PM - 03:00PM
Throwback Thursday Theater: Treasure Island (1940)
22 Mar 2018
05:15PM - 06:30PM
Microsoft Word Intermediate (Computer Class)
22 Mar 2018
05:30PM - 06:30PM
Tai Chi Thursdays 2018
24 Mar 2018
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Pete the Cat Big Easter Adventure
26 Mar 2018
05:00PM - 06:00PM
Tai Chi Mondays 2018

Library Hours  


9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.


9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Sundays: Closed