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Library News

Program Cancelled
Article Published: November 07, 2017
The Main Event program scheduled for Thursday, November 9 at Main Library, featuring author Matt Taibbi, has been... Read More...
Akron Mini Maker Faire Returns Saturday, November 11
Article Published: October 03, 2017
The Akron Mini Maker Faire is Saturday, November 11, noon to 4 pm at Main Library.  Read More...
Late Openings for Akron Marathon
Article Published: September 21, 2017
The Akron Marathon will take place on Saturday, September 23 and both Main Library and Highland Square Branch will open at... 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

Tallmadge
90 Community Rd., Tallmadge, OH 44278
330.633.4345

Library Administration:

David Jennings
Director
330.643.9100
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Pam Hickson-Stevenson
Deputy 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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