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    DNA &
    GENETIC GENEALOGY

    Featuring CeCe Moore
    Saturday, July 28 - 9:30 am to 4 pm
    Main Library, Auditorium

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    THE MAIN EVENT
    THRITY UMRIGAR

    Thursday, July 19, 7 pm
    Main Library Auditorium

    Thrity Umrigar
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    INTERACTIVE
    ENCOUNTER

    Climb aboard Overdrive’s Digital Bookmobile coming to the Springfield-Lakemore Library Branch on Tuesday, July 17, 10 am - 4 pm and experience your digital eLibrary first hand!

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    OUR FAVORITE
    DRUMMERS!

    Join us for the West African rhythms of Sogbety Diomande or the performance of nationally recognized Elec Simon.

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    SOCIALIZE WITH
    NEEDLE WORK

    Enjoy a social setting while working on your needlework projects or making items to be donated to community agencies.

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    LET'S GO
    TO THE MOVIES

    Enjoy free films at a library near you!

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    CUT THE CORD
    ON CABLE!

    Learn about the options available for streaming TV instead of using cable. Please register at one of these locations.

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    MYSTERIES &
    DARING ESCAPES

    Find adventure--and exercise your mind--at the Library!

    Mystery

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

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...
An Evening with Thrity Umrigar on Thursday, July 19, 2018
Article Published: June 19, 2018
The Main Event Speaker Series, an author series featuring prominent voices from the worlds of literature, the arts, politics... 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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Library Directory

Below you'll find the contact information for our entire library organization, including Main Library divisions, branch locations and administration.

Main Library:

Address:
60 South High Street,
Akron, Ohio 44326
330.643.9000

Useful Numbers:
Renewals - 330.643.9025
Telephone Renewal System - 330.643.9240
Job Hotline - 330.643.9105
Job Applications - 330.643.9106
Meeting Room Reservations - 330.643.9095
Library Shop on Main - 330.643.9070
Project LEARN - 330.434.9461

Main Library Divisions:
Business & Government - 330.643.9020
Children's Library - 330.643.9050
Culture & AV - 330.643.9015
Mobile Services - 330.643.9055
Science & Technology - 330.643.9075
Special Collections - 330.643.9030
TechZone@Main - 330.643.9145
Teen - 330.643.9067

Branch Locations:

Ellet
2470 E. Market St., Akron, OH 44312
330.784.2019

Fairlawn-Bath
3101 Smith Rd., Akron, Ohio 44333
330.666.4888

Firestone Park
1486 Aster Ave., Akron, OH 44301
330.724.2126

Goodyear
60 Goodyear Blvd., Akron, OH 44305
330.784.7522

Green
4046 Massillon Rd., Uniontown, OH 44685
330.896.9074

Highland Square
807 W. Market St., Akron, OH 44303
330.376.2927

Kenmore
969 Kenmore Blvd., Akron, OH 44314
330.745.6126

Maple Valley
1187 Copley Rd., Akron, OH 44320
330.864.5721

Mogadore
144 S. Cleveland Ave., Mogadore, OH 44260
330.628.9228

Nordonia Hills
9458 Olde Eight Rd., Northfield, OH 44067
330.467.8595

North Hill
183 E. Cuyahoga Falls Ave., Akron, OH 44310
330.535.9423

Northwest Akron
1720 Shatto Ave., Akron, OH 44313
330.836.1081

Norton
3930 S. Cleve.-Mass. Rd., Norton, OH 44203
330.825.7800

Odom Boulevard
600 Vernon Odom Blvd., Akron, OH 44307
330.434.8726

Portage Lakes
4261 Manchester Rd., Akron, OH 44319
330.644.7050

Richfield
3761 S. Grant St., Richfield, OH 44286
330.659.4343

Springfield-Lakemore
1500 Canton Road, Suite 360, Akron, Ohio 44312
330.643.4770

Tallmadge
90 Community Rd., Tallmadge, OH 44278
330.633.4345

Library Administration:

Pam Hickson-Stevenson
Director
330.643.9102
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Barbara White
Neighborhood Services Manager
(Branch Libraries)
330.643.9082
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Patty Marsh
Downtown Services Manager
(Main Library)
330-643-9081
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Ann Hutchison
Customer Experience Director
330.643.9103
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Michelle Scarpitti
Fiscal Officer
330.643.9125
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Lisa Peercy
Human Resources Director
330.643.9104
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Carla Davis
Marketing Communications Director
330.643.9090
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Carl Roxbury
Facilities Director
330.643.9175
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