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    EXPLORE NATURE
    AT THE LIBRARY

    Come explore aspects of nature that are all around us. Learn how to work with the iNaturalist app to record and learn about flora and fauna in your backyard.

    iNaturalist
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    YOUTH ARTS
    SHOWCASE

    Saturday, April 27, 2018
    10 am - 4 pm
    Main Library Auditorium

    YouthArtsShowcase
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    FEED PEOPLE.
    FIGHT HUNGER.

    1 in 6 Northeast Ohians struggle with hunger. You can help the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank by donating food at your local library branch location.

    Harvest for Hunger 2019 campaign
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    CELEBRATE NATIONAL
    POETRY MONTH

    Discover a wide variety of poets and poems from the Akron-Summit County Public Library collection during this literary celebration.

    Poetry Week
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    LET'S GO
    TO THE MOVIES

    Enjoy free films at a library near you!

    UpcomingMovies

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 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...
Library of Things at the Akron-Summit County Public Library
Article Published: February 25, 2019
Libraries have been loaning books for it seems like forever, and music and DVDs for just about as long.  But,... 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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Exploring CAM: Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Saturday, January 6, 2018

10:30 am – 1:45 pm
Main Library Meeting Room 2AB

Join us for an informative overview of the uses of complementary and alternative medicine from a variety of disciplines. The great range of CAM means there will be considerable diversity of therapies and philosophies. Let our speakers help discern the value of these therapies and what is best suited for particular conditions.

Schedule

10:30 am - Dr. Tara Scott, MD, Medical Director of Integrative Medicine at Summa Health will explore how CAM might enhance your healthy lifestyle.

11:30 am - Functional Dietician Kylene Bogden will look at using food as medicine to significantly improve patient health outcomes.

Noon - Pharmacist Caitlin Morgan, RPh, will examine the de-prescribing of medicine and how to get people off some of their many prescriptions.

BREAK

12:45 pm - Chiropractor Dr. Leo Kormanik, will look at dry needling as a complementary or alternative method of pain management.

1:15 pm - Music Therapist Bonnie Hayhurst, MT-BC, will demonstrate how music therapy is used within therapeutic relationships to address physical, psychological and cognitive needs.

 

Please contact the Science & Technology Division to reserve your spot at 330-643-9075 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Free parking is available on Saturdays.

 

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