All Library locations will be closed on Monday, May 28, Memorial Day.
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    MIND, BODY & SOLE:
    LIBRARIES ROCK!

    Our Mind, Body & Sole summer reading program begins June 4 – July 28, 2018. Register and enjoy making reading and exercise a part of your day!

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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

    Acorn TV streams world-class mysteries, dramas, and comedies from Britain and beyond and it's now available through the library.

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    STAR WARS &
    SPACE EXPLORING

    These library programs are out of this world!

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    TAKE THE
    LIBRARY WITH YOU

    The Akron Library mobile app is available for download in your device's app store. Download today and take the Library with you wherever you go.

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    BORROW, BAKE, ENJOY-
    CAKE PANS FOR LOAN

    This library collection contains over 50 cake pans that you can check out for two weeks with your library card.

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    VOICES FROM THE
    RUST BELT

    Join us for readings by Belt Magazine founder Anne Trubek and writer Jason Segedy.

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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”.

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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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Get Moving

Goodyear Branch Library
Tai Chi
The Area Agency on Aging presents this series for those 60+. Please call the branch to register (330-784-7522)
Wednesdays, March 7-May 2 from 11 am-noon

Maple Valley Branch Library
Belly Dance
Learn about the history of Belly Dance and participate in the dance. Call the branch to register (330-864-5721)
Saturday, March 3 at 2 pm

Nordonia Hills Branch Library
Tai Chi
The Area Agency on Aging presents this series for those 60+. Please call the branch to register (330-467-8595)
Mondays and Tuesdays, March 12-May 29 from 10:30 am-11:30 am

Wellness Yoga
Stretches done standing or in a chair. Please call the branch to register (330-467-8595)
Tuesdays March 20, April 3, 17, May 1, 15, 29 at 6:30

North Hill Branch Library
Gentle Yoga
Bring a yoga matt or a beach towel and a water bottle. New members welcome!
Mondays, March 12, 26, April 9, 23, May 7, 21 at 6:30 pm

North West Akron Branch Library
Tai Chi Animals
This Tai Chi class is for children. They will learn a number of animal postures.
Saturday, March 10 at 11 am

Odom Branch Library
Belly Dance
Learn both some history and some basic routines. Please call the branch to register (330-434-8726)
Monday, April 2 from 6 pm-7:30 pm

Tallmadge Branch Library
Introduction to Yoga
Be introduced to the practice of “Conscious Yoga”
Thursday March 8 and 29 at January 20 from 1 to 4 pm