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 10 Years of Summit Memory
Article Published: January 23, 2018
Summit Memory has officially marked 10 years of sharing Summit County’s history, digitally. Since the beginning, Summit... Read More...
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...

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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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Notices

The Library is pleased to offer several notice options to meet your needs. You may choose to receive library notices by email or telephone. In addition, you can opt-in to receive notices via text message. Log into My Account and select Modify Personal Information to verify or change your notice preference or to opt-in to receive text messages. For more information regarding this, visit Text Messaging of Library Notices.

The Library sends the following notices:

  • Hold notification - an item you requested is available for pick up
  • Hold cancellation - request cannot be filled because item is missing or no longer in our collection
  • Courtesy notice – reminder that items are coming due*
  • Overdue notice - item is overdue
  • Bill - item is long overdue

*If you choose to receive your notices via email or text, you will also receive a Courtesy Notice reminder notice three days before an item is due.