All Library locations will close at 5 pm on Wednesday, November 21 and will remain closed on Thursday, November 22, Thanksgiving Day.
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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
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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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    YOUR LIBRARY IS
    SENSORY-INCLUSIVE

    The Library and KultureCity have joined forces to make a visit to the library a great experience for all of our customers, including those with sensory-processing needs.

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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

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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Want to Play a Game?

Firestone Park
January 3 & February 7 at 12:30 pm
Are you looking to play cards or board games? This program is for you!

Goodyear
January 6, February 3 from 10 am to 4 pm
Find some new games or play some old favorites on the first Saturday of the month.

Nordonia Hills
December 16, January 20, February 17 from 10 am to 5 pm
Role playing games, card games, Euro games, plus others are part of our monthly game day.

Portage Lakes
January 20 from 1 to 4 pm
Working in teams put your skills to the test. Use clues, objects, and the power of observation to make sense of what is in front of you. Recommended for ages 16 and up. Bring a snack to share if you wish.

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