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 2018 Summer Bookmobile Schedule: New Stops Slated this Summer
Article Published: June 07, 2018
The Akron-Summit County Public Library Bookmobile will begin its summer schedule beginning June 11 through August 18. Read More...
IMAGE Mind, Body & Sole: Libraries Rock!
Article Published: May 24, 2018
Mind, Body & Sole: Libraries Rock! is a reading/wellness experience for the whole family to enjoy. New this year is a... Read More...
IMAGE New Streaming Video Options
Article Published: May 24, 2018
RBDigital Streaming Video on Demand - Use your library card to stream unlimited video! Just borrow a 7-day pass to one of... 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.