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    STREAMING MEDIA
    SPOTLIGHT

    Download Kanopy today and begin streaming thoughtful entertainment to your preferred device with your Library card.

    Kanopy
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    NOVEMBER IS
    PICTURE BOOK MONTH

    ASCPL encourages everyone to celebrate literacy with picture books during the month of November. Enjoy this list of titles and authors selected by your librarians.

    PictureBookMonth

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

Library News

A Sunday Afternoon with Alexander McCall Smith
Article Published: October 29, 2018
The Main Event Speaker Series, an author series featuring prominent voices from the worlds of literature, the arts, politics... Read More...
IMAGE Lost Voices of The Great War Film Screening
Article Published: October 19, 2018
Tuesday, October 30, 7 pm - Main Library Auditorium Read More...
Free After Hours Event for Genealogists at Main Library
Article Published: October 01, 2018
Akron, OH – Area genealogists are invited to mingle with fellow researchers and uncover the details of their ancestry at... Read More...

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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

Visit the Main Library Page

Urban Homesteading: A Modern Approach

Friday, August 3 - 4-7 pm | Main Library - Atrium Level

The Atrium Level at Main Library will become an exposition of homestead skills and off-grid living by people practicing these trades in our community. Learn about urban farming, food preservation, composting, bee keeping, quilting, hydroponics, chicken farming, spinning, and so much more. You don’t have to quit your day job to live a more resourceful and simple life--let the Homesteaders show you how.

Join us and start connecting with the food you eat and the world you live in.

For more information, contact the Science & Technology Division at 330-643-9075 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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