About Us
Kent County Public Library

Located on Maryland's scenic Eastern Shore, Kent County Public Library serves the 20,000 residents of rural Kent County Maryland.

We have full service branches in the towns of Chestertown, Galena, and Rock Hall, and we also run the Computer Lab at the Kent County Community Center in Worton. See our Locations page for maps and addresses and the Contact Us page for contact information.

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.


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Chestertown Branch
408 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620

North County Branch
119 N. Main Street
Galena, MD 21635

Rock Hall Branch
5746 N. Main Street
Rock Hall, MD 21661