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    Apply today to be part of the 2018 Akron Mini Maker Faire. Applications can be submitted until Wednesday, August 22.

    AMMF 2018
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    Enjoy a social setting while working on your needlework projects or making items to be donated to community agencies.

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    Music performance, and music history and appreciation, at the Library!



Browse bestsellers, movies, music and other titles just added to the library catalog! Formerly known as “Featured Item Lists”.

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Research? We have you covered! Select any of our web-based reference databases for all of your research needs.

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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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Locations & Hours

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Main Library

60 South High Street, Akron, Ohio 44326

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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Meeting Schedule

All regular meetings are on Thursdays at 4:00 PM. To confirm, please call 330.643.9106.

January 25, 2018

Main Library, 60 South High Street, Akron, OH 44326

February 22, 2018

Main Library, 60 South High Street, Akron, OH 44326

March 29, 2018

Main Library, 60 South High Street, Akron, OH 44326

April 26, 2018

Fairlawn-Bath Branch Library, 3101 Smith Road, Akron, OH 44333

May 31, 2018

Norton Branch Library, 3930 S. Cleveland-Massilon Road, Norton, OH 44203

June 28, 2018

Springfield-Lakemore Branch Library, 1500 Canton Road, Akron, OH 44312

July 26, 2018

Ellet Branch Library, 2470 E. Market Street, Akron, OH 44312

August 30, 2018

Goodyear Branch Library, 60 Goodyear Boulevard, Akron, OH 44305

September 27, 2018

Richfield Branch Library, 3761 S. Grant Street, Richfield, OH 44326

October 25, 2018

Main Library, 60 South High Street, Akron, OH 44326

December 13, 2018

Main Library, 60 South High Street, Akron, OH 44326