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    GEEKS
    ASSEMBLE!

    Join us on Saturday, June 2 from 12-4:30 pm at Main Library. Cosplay Contests, Featured Speakers, Arts, Crafts, Gaming, and much more!!

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    STREAMING MEDIA
    SPOTLIGHT

    IndieFlix is a streaming movie service that offers access to pop culture favorites & box office hits and now it's available through the library.

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    STAR WARS &
    SPACE EXPLORING

    These library programs are out of this world!

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    AUTHOR! AUTHOR!
    @ YOUR LIBRARY

    Meet published authors and fellow aspiring writers at these upcoming Library programs.

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    SCIENCE FOR
    EVERYONE

    Children and tweens can experience a variety of science based programs that are fun!

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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 Public Library Association brings Short Story Dispensers to U.S. public libraries, including Akron-Summit County Public Library
Article Published: April 06, 2018
Knight Foundation funds initiative with Public Library Association and publisher Short Edition to foster creative community... Read More...
IMAGE Harvest for Hunger 2018
Article Published: April 05, 2018
Many Summit County residents are forced to choose between buying food and paying bills, accessing transportation, and... 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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Board of Trustees

The Akron-Summit County Public Library is governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees. Board members are appointed for seven-year terms by either the Summit County Executive/Council or the Judges of the Summit County Court of Common Pleas. Board members serve without remuneration.

 

RayWeber

Ray L. Weber | President


Renner Kenner, 106 South Main Street, Suite 400, Akron, Ohio 44308 | 330.376.1242

Term of Office: 5/15/13 to 5/14/20
Tenure on Board: 2013 to date
Appointed By: Judges – Court of Common Pleas

LolitaAdair

Lolita Adair | Vice-President


Lolita Adair Realtor, 333 South Main Street, Suite 407, Akron, Ohio 44308 | 330.836.7418

Term of Office: 5/16/12 to 5/15/19
Tenure on Board: 1987 to date
Appointed By: County Executive/Council

James D. Casey


355 Mineola Avenue, Akron, OH 44313 | 330.376.9249

Term of Office: 5/15/11 to 5/14/18
Tenure on Board: 2016 to date
Appointed By: Judges – Court of Common Pleas

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Jill C. Darlington


995 Eastland Avenue, Akron, Ohio 44305

Term of Office: 5/15/15 to 5/14/22
Tenure on Board: 2015 to date
Appointed By: Judges – Court of Common Pleas

JohnFrola

John L. Frola, Jr.


3197 N. Jackson Blvd., Uniontown, Ohio 44685 | 330.699.0056

Term of Office: 5/16/16 to 5/16/23
Tenure on Board: 2007 to date
Appointed By: County Executive/Council

WilliamRich

William D. Rich


University of Akron, School of Law Akron, Ohio 44325-2901 | 330.972.6792

Term of Office: 5/15/14 to 5/14/21
Tenure on Board: 2007 to date
Appointed By: County Executive/Council

BernardRochford

Bernard Rochford


Oriana House, P.O. Box 1501, Akron, Ohio 44309 | 330.535.8116

Term of Office: 5/16/10 to 5/15/17
Tenure on Board: 2007 to date
Appointed By: County Executive/Council