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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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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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Star Wars & Space Exploration

These library programs are out of this world!

For young people:

Green Branch Library
DIY2Go Star Wars: May The 4th Be With You (For Teens)
Friday, May 4, and Saturday, May 5

Nordonia Hills Branch Library
May the 4th Be With You (For Families)
Friday, May 4, 4 pm

North Hill Branch Library
Star Wars Party (For Tweens and Teens)
Thursday, May 24, 3:30 pm

Portage Lakes Branch Library
TGIF: Star Wars Books (For Teens)
Friday, May 25, 4:30 pm

For space enthusiasts:

Main Library
A Day with the Stars! With Astrophysicist Kevin Manning
Saturday, May 5, 11 am-2 pm

Find out more about these programs by visiting our Events calendar today.