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    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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    Friday, October 5, 6:30 pm
    Main Library Auditorium
    60 S. High St.

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    The November election will be here before you know it. Did you know you can register to vote at the library! Register by October 9 at any branch location.

    Voter Registration Form
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    Do you have questions and need current information about Medicare?  These beginning level programs will get you started on the right foot. 

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    Express yourself or learn a new artistic skill at one of these programs.  Please call the branch for details and to register.

    Branch Art Programs-2018


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

New & Notable


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


Borrow free TV shows, movies, ebooks, audiobooks, comics, and music with your ASCPL library card.

Digital Media

Library News

Late Openings for Akron Marathon
Article Published: September 21, 2018
The Akron Marathon will take place on Saturday, September 29 and both Main Library and Highland Square Branch will open at... Read More...
IMAGE September is Library Card Sign Up Month
Article Published: September 18, 2018
Looking for a way to transform your life? Today’s libraries offer you the tools you need to expand your knowledge and... Read More...
IMAGE Eric Litwin in Concert
Article Published: September 17, 2018
Friday, October 5 at 6:30 pm at Main Library Auditorium Join us for an evening of fun with Eric Litwin, the song-singing,... 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

Visit the Main Library Page

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.