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Get Freebies from the Kent District Library!

Get Freebies from the Kent District Library!

Did you know your Kent District Library (KDL) card can do much more than check out books?! This library has some truly incredible offerings.

The Library loans more than books.

Of course, you can borrow books. You can also borrow bicycles, iPads, Wi-Fi hotspots, GoPro cameras and more from the KDL Beyond Books Collection. 

The Collection includes:

  • GoPro cameras
  • Graphing calculators
  • Green screen and umbrella kits
  • iPads
  • KDL Cruisers (bikes)
  • Launchpads
  • MiFi Verizon Hotspots
  • Nintendo Switch consoles
  • Portable turntables
  • Spot thermal cameras
  • Ukeleles

To check out these items, you must be at least 18 years old and have less than $20 in accrued fines. You will also need a KDL library card and you’ll be expected to sign a borrower’s agreement. Most items can be checked out for up to three weeks.

You can stream content from home!

Use your library card benefits from home! Stream audiobooks, movies, TV shows, music, games and download comic books from the comfort of your own home.

With your library card, you can access content from CloudLibrary, Hoopla, RB Digital, Freegal and TumbleBooks. Details here.

You also get access to tons of online resources.

Start a garden with the KDL Seed Library!

The seed library allows patrons to borrow heirloom seeds. The seeds are available at all branches and are not limited to KDL cardholders. The seeds are categorized by how difficult it is to save the seeds, not by how difficult it is to grow the plant.

You will be expected to gather seeds and return them to the library to be checked out by someone else.

Kids love the Kent District Library!

The library has a designated KDLville interactive play space that is designed to encourage literacy.

They also have a KDL Lab Experience for children and teens. This program provides an interactive space where school-age kids can learn STEAM skills. In this space, your kids can use neat tools like the 3Doodler, littleBits kits, and more.

Disabled patrons can receive accessibility services.

The Kent District Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped serves the counties of Kent, Montcalm and Ionia counties. Visually impaired citizens of those areas can receive books, magazines, videos and DVDs in alternative formats from this library. Materials are shipped free and mailed back for free.

Save Money & Get Free Stuff!

Nicole leads the Low Income Relief team with over 20 years of professional research and writing experience. Nicole started Low Income Relief after a personal experience with poverty. When her husband was medically discharged from the US Army, their family experienced tremendous financial hardship. Nicole was able to gather help from multiple community agencies and move into a nearby low income housing unit in just two weeks! Since then, Nicole has been dedicated to helping low income families in crisis. She regularly spends hundreds of hours combing through countless resources to make sure that Low Income Relief has the most comprehensive and complete resource directories on the internet today. Prior to starting Low Income Relief, Nicole worked as a novelist, journalist, ghostwriter and content creator. Her work has been featured in various print and online publications, including USA Today, eHow, Livestrong, Legal Beagle, The Daily Herald, The Chronicle and more.

Sandra Evans

Sunday 13th of November 2022


Sandra Evans

Sunday 13th of November 2022

I have no income since covid-19 due to this I have no job or vehicle to get to a job. I went and enrolled myself in school at age 49 to earn my high school diploma to get a better job. But most of all is I want legal help I want grand parenting rights I miss my granddaughter so very much. And I have been trying everything I can. I found rides to get to the Kent county court house 3 times and no result. my granddaughter is 6 years old and I have been in her life every year up until June 22,2022 when my daughters boyfriend got out of prison. And because I don't know or care for him. I can't see my granddaughter that I have helped raise. How wrong is this?? Please I would like to hold my granddaughter again!

Catherine Marucci

Sunday 13th of November 2022

Hi Sandra. That must be so difficult to go through. Have you contacted Legal Aid?