The library’s local history collections include a variety of materials about the
history and development of Akron and Summit County. Our Local History Databases include
references to thousands of items in collections held by
three divisions at the Main Library, as well as the Frank E. Lawrence Collection of historic materials
about Tallmadge maintained at the Tallmadge Branch Library. Please call the Tallmadge Branch Library at 330-633-4345 to make an appointment to use the Lawrence Collection.
For more information about any other item, please contact the appropriate Main Library