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    U.S.SENATOR
    SHERROD BROWN

    Sunday, February 2, 2 pm at Main Library
    Ohio’s senior U.S. senator will discuss his new book, Desk 88: Eight Progressive Senators Who Changed America.

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    NEW YEAR'S
    RESOLUTIONS

    By making your resolutions realistic, there is a greater chance you will succeed. Check out these programs when thinking about your New Year’s resolution.

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    HISTORICAL
    PROGRAMS

    Start the new year off right and join us for a variety of historical programs involving geneaology, books and more!

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    YOUR JOURNEY
    STARTS HERE

    Whether traveling solo or planning your next family trip, try some of the best travel guides the library has to offer to assist you.

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    JOIN THE CLUB
    @ THE LIBRARY

    You likely wouldn’t be surprised to see a book discussion club/group meeting at the library, but did you know there are so many more opportunities to be a club/group participant.

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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

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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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Browse our Collection

With a collection of over two million items, we’ve got something for everyone. Browse, checkout, or download from our ever-changing selection of books, magazines, movies, music, playaways, digital magazines, ebooks and audiobooks.

If you don’t find the item you’re looking for in our catalog, we offer three convenient options: SearchOhio, OhioLINK, and traditional interlibrary loan.