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.

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DIGITAL MEDIA

Borrow free TV shows, movies, ebooks, audiobooks, comics, and music with your ASCPL library card.

Digital Media

Library News

Northwest Akron Branch Library and Recreation Center Anniversary Concert & Ice Cream Social
Article Published: July 19, 2018
Join us for our annual celebration on Tuesday, August 7 from 6-9 pm at the Northwest Akron Recreation Center with the AKRON... Read More...
Norton Bicentennial Celebration
Article Published: July 05, 2018
The Norton Branch Library plays a role in honoring our community’s important milestone! Read More...
Akron-Summit County Public Library, MIT Media Lab partner to build food computer
Article Published: June 25, 2018
Learn about our Personal Food Computer, a project of the Public Library Innovation Exchange (PLIX). PLIX was created by the... Read More...

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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

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Digital Magazines

Get your favorite Digital Magazines online! Along with immediate access, some of the advantages of downloading magazines from the Library's collection are that:

  • They are free with your library card!
  • They can be downloaded at any time—even when the library is not open.
  • Users will never receive late fees—the files automatically stop working at the end of their checkout period, and/or the user can simply delete them at or before the end of the checkout period
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RBdigital Magazines

The RBdigital Magazines offers you full digital copies of your favorite magazines which you can view on your computer or mobile device. We have purchased access to many of your favorite popular and specialty magazines. You now have unlimited access to this entire collection, with more titles being added soon!

Click here to view the RBdigital Magazine Overview video.

Set up your RBdigital account or log in with your existing account.

  • You will be asked to enter your email address and library card number. Then click the "log in" button . 
  • Click on the magazine(s) you would like to view. 
  • You will be asked to create a free RBdigital account, or log in if you have an existing RBdigital account. 

RBdigital magazines may be read on a wide variety of apps available for many mobile devices. Click on the device that best suites your needs to download your free app now: App Store, Google Play and Kindle Fire.

Should you have additional questions about Digital Magazines, contact the TechZone@Main at 330-643-9145.