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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

Let’s Go To The Movies!

Enjoy free films at a library near you!

For Families:

Fairlawn-Bath Branch Library
Movies on the Moon (Preschool-Age 8)
Wednesday, August 1, 1 pm

Goodyear Branch Library
Movie Matinees
Mondays, July 9 (Rock Dog), July 23 (Lego Ninjago Movie) 1 pm

Kenmore Branch Library
Movies For Everyone
Tuesdays, July 10, July 19, July 26, 2 pm

Main Library
Summer Movies
Thursdays, June 28 (Coco), July 5 (Lion King), July 12 (Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory), July 19 (Incredibles), July 26 (Mulan), August 2 (Despicable Me 3), August 9 (Aladdin), August 16 (Lego Batman), 1:30 pm

Maple Valley Branch Library
Family Movies
Mondays, July 16 (Peter Rabbit), August 20 (Sherlock Gnomes), 6 pm

Northwest Akron Branch Library
Family Movie Afternoon
Tuesday, July 17, 2 pm

Richfield Branch Library
Thursdays, July 5 (Wonder), July 26 (The BFG), August 2 (Dog Who Saved Summer), 1 pm

For Adults:

Ellet Branch Library
Early Bird Movie Matinee
Thursdays, June 14, July 12, August 9, 10:15 am

Richfield Branch Library
Classic Movie Matinee
Fridays,  July 13 (Key Largo), August 10 (My Fair Lady), 3 pm

Find out more about these programs, and our weekly Thursday Movies @ Main, by visiting our Events calendar today.