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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

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Now Playing at a Library Near You!

Main Library

The Grinch Who Stole Christmas and Frosty the Snowman in the Children’s Library
December 23 2-3:30 pm

December 26- 29 at 1:30 pm
A different movie every day to keep you and the kids entertained.

The Little Giant
December 7 at 6:30 pm

It’s a Wonderful Life
December 14 at 6 pm

Jumanji
December 21 at 6 pm

Despicable Me 3
December 28 at 6:30 pm

Ellet

Join us for a family friendly movie
December 18 at 10:30 am

Norton

White Christmas
December 15 at 1 pm

Richfield

The Searchers
December 8 at 3 pm

Tallmadge

Frozen
December 28 at 6 pm