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

Northwest Akron Branch Library and Recreation Center Anniversary Concert & Ice Cream Social
Article Published: July 19, 2018
Join us for our annual celebration on Tuesday, August 7 form  6-9 pm at the Northwest Akron Recreation Center with the... Read More...
Norton Bicentennial Celebration
Article Published: July 05, 2018
The Norton Branch Library plays a role in honoring our community’s important milestone! Read More...
Akron-Summit County Public Library, MIT Media Lab partner to build food computer
Article Published: June 25, 2018
Learn about our Personal Food Computer, a project of the Public Library Innovation Exchange (PLIX). PLIX was created by the... Read More...

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Locations & Hours


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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

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

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Student Resources

The following resources are available to you from the Akron-Summit County Public Library. The majority of these library services require that you have an active Akron-Summit County Public Library card.

Learn how to register for a library card through ASCPL and what's involved.

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Books, movies and music
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Live homework help between 3-11 pm
SAT/ACT practice tests
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Train your brain
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Interactive look at the people, places and events that shaped our world
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Practice tests and tutorials
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Online courses and video tutorials
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For research and homework help
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Interactive look into Social Studies & Science
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Animated, talking books

 

 

Browse our Collection

With a collection of over two million items, we’ve got something for everyone. Browse, checkout, or download from our ever-changing selection of books, magazines, movies, music, playaways, digital magazines, ebooks and audiobooks.

If you don’t find the item you’re looking for in our catalog, we offer three convenient options: SearchOhio, OhioLINK, and traditional interlibrary loan.