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    PAWS FOR
    READING

    Practice your reading skills by reading aloud to our doggie pals. Bring a book from home or read one of ours! Not reading yet? Our dogs’ human pals will read to you.

    Paws the Lion Reading
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    LIBRARY SCENE
    MAPLE VALLEY

    In Library Scene, our Maple Valley library staff talks about the spaces where patrons come to write, read, think and learn.

    Library Scene spotlights the Maple Valley branch library
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    ACT/SAT
    TEST PREP

    With the right test preparation and practice, your student can turn in their best ACT and SAT scores. Learn how the library can assist you.

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    MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
    COLLECTION

    The Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection was dedicated January 20, 1985. It includes material by and about Dr. King, other civil rights activists, and the Civil Rights movement.

    MLKResources

NEW & NOTABLE

Browse bestsellers, movies, music and other titles just added to the library catalog! Formerly known as “Featured Item Lists”.

New & Notable

DATABASES

Research? We have you covered! Select any of our web-based reference databases for all of your research needs.

Databases by Subject or Databases A-Z

DIGITAL MEDIA

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

Digital Media

Library News

IMAGE Letter to the Community
Thursday, December 08, 2016
One year ago I wrote a letter for ShelfLife listing our library’s intentions for 2016. We had made ten promises to voters... Read More...
ASCPL Receives $10,000 Grant
Wednesday, November 02, 2016
Akron-Summit County Public Library has received a $10,000 grant from the Dick and Chris Chenoweth Fund of Akron Community... Read More...
East Market Street Closure on Thursday, October 20
Monday, October 17, 2016
Work on the East Market Streetscape continues as planned and of course with any progress there is a little discomfort. Read More...

Connect with ASCPL

Stay connected with the Akron-Summit County Public Library by following us on Facebook & Twitter.

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Locations & Hours


main library

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

Drive-Up Window closes ten minutes before the building closes for the day

Visit the Main Library Page

Research

The Akron-Summit County Public Library maintains various research tools for patrons at all Library locations. Browse our databases, either alphabetically or by subject or learn about our community through our genealogy and local history sections from our Special Collections dept.