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    GOODYEAR
    ANNIVERSARY

    Celebrate our 80th anniversary and 20th building anniversary! Join us for an afternoon of sharing memories. Enjoy light refreshments, and get your commemorative button.

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    THE MAIN EVENT
    SPEAKER SERIES

    Dani Shapiro – Author of Inheritance
    Wednesday, October 9, 7 pm - Main Library Auditorium

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    LATE NIGHT
    AT THE LIBRARY

    Mingle and share with fellow researchers as you uncover the details of your ancestry on Friday, October 11, 2019. Volunteers will be available for research assistance.

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    AKRON MINI
    MAKER FAIRE

    Saturday, October 12
    Noon to 4 pm
    Main Library - Akron-Summit County Public Library

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    PEER 2 PEER
    UNIVERSITY

    Peer 2 Peer University course offerings are coming this October at Main Library, Green Branch Library, and Tallmadge Branch Library. Check our event calendar in October for more information.

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    YOUR VOICE
    MATTERS

    On Wednesday, October 3, gather around a table with friends and neighbors to share ideas. The Library is saving you a seat.

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    GET YOUR FREE
    LIBRARY CARD

    Libraries are family destinations that embrace every generation. Join the fun and get your library card today.

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    PREVIOUS
    FESTIVAL FILMS

    View films from previous ReelAbilities Film Festivals to celebrate the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with different disabilities.

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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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Are You A Library Friend?

Support your local library by joining Friends of the Library. Learn how you can share your time and library enthusiasm with this important volunteer group. Visit your local library’s web page to get started!

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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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Tis The Season…For Celebration

Happiness is coming together to celebrate community. Join us at these events of the season.

Holiday Open Houses

Ellet Branch Library
Thursday, December 7, 5:30 pm

Firestone Park Branch Library
Saturday, December 9, 1:30 pm

Kenmore Branch Library
Saturday, December 2, 10 am

Northwest Akron Branch Library
Saturday, December 9, 1 pm

Odom Branch Library
Kwanzaa Celebration
Thursday, December 14, 4:30 pm

Portage Lakes Branch Library
Saturday, December 9, 1 pm

Tallmadge Branch Library
Saturday, December 9, 2 pm

And Also…

The Holly & The Ivy: Christmas Customs & Traditions

Fairlawn-Bath Branch Library
Thursday, December 7, 7 pm

Miller South Show Choir

Firestone Park Branch Library
Saturday, December 9, 1:30 pm

Stories, Crafts & Cookies

Goodyear Branch Library
Monday, December 11, 6 pm

A Christmas in the Village Location

Mogadore Branch Library
Saturday, December 9, 2 pm

The Holly & The Ivy: Christmas Customs & Traditions

Nordonia Hills Branch Library
Thursday, December 14, 7 pm

Holiday Concert with Curtis Taylor

Nordonia Hills Branch Library
Wednesday, December 20, 7 pm

Patron Appreciation Week

Norton Branch Library
Monday, December 11-Saturday, December 16

Miller South Choir

Odom Branch Library
Monday, December 11, 6 pm

 

Find out more about these programs by visiting our Events calendar today.