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 11th Annual Family Reading Festival
Article Published: January 12, 2018
Enjoy live music featuring Jim Gill; an amazing animal show with Outback Ray, the fascinating creations of the Bubble Lady,... Read More...
2018 MLK Lecture
Article Published: December 29, 2017
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture Sunday, January 14, 2018 - 2 pm Main Library - 60 South High Street, Akron Read More...
Hot Topics
Article Published: November 30, 2017
It’s time for another look at the new books that people are talking about. Settle in for some good winter reads! All... 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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Fines, Fees and Overdues

Fines and fees may be paid in person at any ASCPL agency or online by logging into My Account. For more information on online payment, visit Paying Fines & Fees Online.

Note: the online payment option is not available in the Library’s mobile app.

Overdue Fines

  • Adult Materials - 10¢ per day
  • Juvenile Materials - 5¢ per day
  • Videos, DVD's & CD-ROMS - 50¢ per day

SearchOhio Loans

  • 50¢ per day
  • $25.00 charge for a lost item
  • SearchOhio fines are not negotiable

OhioLink Loans

  • 50¢ per day
  • $125 charge for a lost item
  • OhioLink fines are not negotiable

Borrowing Privileges

Borrowing privileges will be suspended when the amount of unpaid fines reaches $10.00.

Maximum Fines

The maximum fine for any item is the replacement cost of that item. Average replacement costs for different formats have been set for items not having an identifiable replacement cost.

Service Charge

The processing fee or service charge is $5.00 per item for lost or damaged materials. This fee is not refunded if the item is recovered: only the replacement cost is refunded. The $5.00 service fee applies to each lost item.