All meeting room reservations are temporarily suspended through Thursday, December 31.
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    BANNED
    BOOKS WEEK

    Banned Books Week brings together the entire book community in shared support of the freedom to express ideas.

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    SEPTEMBER 30, 7PM
    AUTHOR DERF BACKDERF

    The award-winning author discusses his new graphic novel Kent State : Four Dead in Ohio

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    VIRTUAL SCREENING &
    FREE ART ACTIVITY

    Enjoy the ReelAbilities Film Festival! Stream the short film Ian, A Moving Story and pick up a free craft kit. The film can be streamed for free from October 3-10.

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    GET YOUR FREE
    LIBRARY CARD

    A time when libraries across the country remind parents that the most important school supply of all is @ your library® - it's your library card.

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    WHAT'S NEW WITH
    NEW & NOTABLE

    Browse and request bestsellers and other new titles.

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COVID-19 Information

For the latest information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Library recommends these reliable online resources:
Summit County Public Health
Ohio Department of Health
US Center for Disease Control
World Health Organization
Coronovirus Research Database
US Government Response to COVID-19

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Locations & Hours

* The first hour of service on Tuesdays and Thursdays is reserved for at-risk customers.


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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: CLOSED

Drive-Up Window closes ten minutes before the building closes for the day

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Research

The Akron-Summit County Public Library maintains various research tools for patrons at all Library locations. Browse our databases, either alphabetically or by subject or learn about our community through our genealogy and local history sections from our Special Collections dept.