NEW & NOTABLE

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DIGITAL MEDIA

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Digital Media

Library News

An Evening with Thrity Umrigar on Thursday, July 19, 2018
Article Published: June 19, 2018
The Main Event Speaker Series, an author series featuring prominent voices from the worlds of literature, the arts, politics... Read More...
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...

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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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Science for Children and Teens

Ellet Branch Library
Use Play dough to learn the basics of electrical circuits
Monday, March 12 from 4-5 pm. Ages 5-12

Green Branch Library
Teens, get in touch with your inner mad Scientist
Saturday, March 3 at 11 am

Main Library
After School STEAM programs for grades K-6
Wednesdays March 7, 14, 21, 28 from 4-5 pm

Maple Valley Branch Library
Teens, learn about science with tech kits, learn about the Akron Zoo and use marshmallow peeps in science
Tuesdays March 6, 13, and 27 at 3:30 pm

Norton Branch Library
Teens join us for science topics
Tuesday, March 20 at 4 pm