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 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
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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Employment Opportunities

Akron-Summit County Public Library posts positions as they become available. All current ASCPL job openings are listed below with a link to their job requirements. Applications are accepted for current openings only. Copies of postings are available at all branch locations and in the administration lobby on the 3rd floor of Main Library. Call the Job Hotline at 330-643-9105 to learn more.

All employment related calls should be directed to 330-643-9106.

Current Openings

Job TitlePosition TypeLocationHourly Wage
Digital Marketing Specialist Full-Time Main Library $21.87
Human Resources Generalist Full-Time Main Library $25.29
Librarian - Children's Job-Share Main Library $19.96
Librarian - Early Childhood Full-Time Northwest Akron $19.96
Librarian - Teen Full-Time Northwest Akron $19.96

Substitute Position Applications

Job TitleLocationHourly Wage
Substitute Librarian All Locations $19.96
Substitute Public Service Assistant All Locations $13.45

Student Assistants

Interested in becoming a Student Assistant? Review our application requirements to learn more about this opportunity.

Job TitleLocationHourly Wage
Student Assistant All Locations $8.46