NEW & NOTABLE

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DATABASES

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DIGITAL MEDIA

Borrow free TV shows, movies, ebooks, audiobooks, comics, and music with your ASCPL library card.

Digital Media

Library News

IMAGE 11th Annual Family Reading Festival
Article Published: January 12, 2018
Enjoy live music featuring Jim Gill; an amazing animal show with Outback Ray, the fascinating creations of the Bubble Lady,... Read More...
2018 MLK Lecture
Article Published: December 29, 2017
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture Sunday, January 14, 2018 - 2 pm Main Library - 60 South High Street, Akron Read More...
Hot Topics
Article Published: November 30, 2017
It’s time for another look at the new books that people are talking about. Settle in for some good winter reads! All... Read More...

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Main Library

60 South High Street, Akron, Ohio 44326
330.643.9000

Monday: 10 am - 8 pm
Tuesday: 10 am - 8 pm
Wednesday: 10 am - 8 pm
Thursday: 10 am - 8 pm
Friday: 10 am - 6 pm
Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday: 1 pm - 5 pm

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Library Records Commission Policy

In accordance with Ohio Revised Code Section 149.411, the Board of Trustees of the Akron-Summit County Public Library hereby creates a Library Records Commission comprised of the Board members and the Clerk-Treasurer of the Board of Trustees. The Director of the Library who serves as the Custodian of the Records shall be an ex officio, non-voting member of the Library Records Commission. The records commission shall meet at least once every twelve months.

The commission shall review applications for one-time disposal of obsolete records and schedules of records retention and disposition submitted by any employee of the Library. The commission may dispose of records pursuant to the approved schedule. The commission at any time may review any schedule it has previously approved and for good cause may revise that schedule.

The commission shall be responsible for overseeing the Library's compliance with Ohio's Public Records Act.