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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Book Club To Go

Book Club to Go (BCTG) offers grab-and-go convenience for our patrons in book discussion groups.

Each BCTG canvas bag contains ten paperback copies of a book, with titles selected specifically for book clubs because of their discussion-provoking settings, plots and characters. Since most of the books are reading club editions, patrons can take advantage of the discussion starters to keep their book club meetings lively.

The book sets have an extended circulation period of 42 days to accommodate monthly meeting schedules. The sets are housed at Main Library but can easily be picked up and returned at any Akron-Summit County Public Library agency.

For more information about how you can get a Book Club to Go, please call the Culture & AV Division of the Main Library at 330-643-9015.