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    TELL US THE
    STORY INSIDE YOU

    All teens who enjoy writing and who will be entering grades 6-12 in the 2019-2020 school year are encouraged to enter the Teen Creative Writing Contest.

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    VOLUNTEER AT A
    LIBRARY NEAR YOU

    Spend part of your summer volunteering for a worthy cause at your local library. Earn service hours for school!

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    NATURE
    PROGRAMS

    Get outside and explore nature at one of these upcoming programs at your local Akron-Summit County Public Library branch location.

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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

Library News

IMAGE Mind, Body & Sole Registration begins on June 3
Article Published: May 07, 2019
A reading and wellness experience for the whole family to enjoy. Read More...
IMAGE Libraries = Strong Communities: Celebrate National Library Week April 7-13, 2019
Article Published: March 27, 2019
National Library Week is an annual celebration highlighting the valuable role libraries, librarians, and library workers... Read More...
Harvest for Hunger
Article Published: March 28, 2019
The Akron-Summit County Public Library will be a collection site for Harvest for Hunger donations during the month of... Read More...

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.