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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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.