Browse bestsellers, movies, music and other titles just added to the library catalog! Formerly known as “Featured Item Lists”.

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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


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

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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MAKE this Holiday Special

Save money and support your library by making holiday decorations and gifts at TechZone@Main. Create unique, custom, DIY projects for your friends and family for little to no cost. Bring your files to the library and make this a holiday to remember.

Digital Conversion

digitalconversionConvert old albums and family memories from negatives, VHS, pictures, Super 8 mm, vinyl, or cassettes for free.


embroideryPersonalize, embellish, and monogram home décor items, items, and accessories. 10₵ per 1000 stitches.

3D Print

3dprintDecorate for the holidays or make unique, customizable gifts. $1 per hour.


buttonsCreate buttons or magnets from personal photos or artwork. 30₵ per 2.25” button or magnet; 40₵ per 3” button or magnet.


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