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    ON YOUR MARK
    GET SET... READ!

    Mind, Body & Sole summer reading program begins June 5 – July 29, 2017. Register and enjoy making reading and exercise a part of your day!

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    2017 CREATIVE
    WRITING CONTEST

    Would you like a chance to share your original story or poem with the world? Enter the Akron-Summit County Public Library’s Creative Writing Contest!

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    LIBRARY SCENE
    NORDONIA HILLS

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

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    JUNE IS
    GLBT BOOK MONTHTM

    A nationwide celebration of the authors and writings that reflect the lives and experiences of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community.

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    MIND, BODY & SOLE:
    EXERCISE

    Join us as we stretch and move to greater well-being.
    Check out these exercise programs coming to a branch location near you!

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    SUMMER
    MUSIC EVENTS

    Join us for the musical events coming to a branch location near you or worth the trip to another branch.

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    GET YOUR
    PASSPORT HERE

    We make it easier to plan your next trip! Passport Services (including passport photos) are available through the Library. Learn more about this convenient service.

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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

Main Library Presents “an Evening With George Saunders” on April 6 at 7pm
Published: February 22, 2017
The Main Event Speaker Series, a popular author series featuring prominent voices from the worlds of literature, the arts,... 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


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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

Visit the Main Library Page

Services

We offer a wide-range of services to meet your needs.

We offer traditional library services like books, programs for all ages, and library computers, but did you know we also offer over 50 different hands-on computer classes, wireless access (WiFi), mobile printing, and meeting rooms?

Check us out. You’ll be glad you did.