Street Map of Kent Branch

Kent

3101 Collingwood Boulevard
Toledo, Ohio 43610

Street Map of Kent Branch

Welcome to Kent Branch!

Branch Manager

Susan Skitowski

419.259.5340
Email Susan

features

Computers:

  • 32 public computers/44 public Netbooks
  • 4 children's computers/4 teen computers
  • Research lab with 6 computers for group collaboration
  • Teen gaming room
  • Free WiFi

Self-Services:

  • Faxing, copying, scanning

Meeting & Study Rooms:

Parking:

  • 74 parking spots/3 handicapped accessible parking spots
  • 5 bicycle spots

Holiday & Saturday Hours

The Art Tatum Center

and Tatum Center Collection

The Art Tatum African American Resource Center, located in our Kent Branch Library, provides historical and educational information on African American culture and heritage. Established in 1989, the Tatum Center Collection is comprised of nearly 10,000 materials, including books, magazines, videos and photos for all ages.

Branch History

The Kent Branch first opened in 1917, and was the first full-service location. In 1974 a fire destroyed the original branch, and it was then operated temporarily out of a storefront on Collingwood Blvd. The new branch opened in 1976 at its current location in the former Academy of Medicine Building. In 2010, as a result of a 2.2 million broadband federal stimulus grant, the branch was remodeled which has allowed for additional staff and public use computers.

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