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    WHAT'S NEW WITH
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    Discover our redesigned New & Notable section that features catalog genre integration, comprehensive book lists and new course availability from Lynda.com.

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    TIS THE SEASON FOR
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    THE BENEFITS OF
    EBOOKS

    Learn the perks of ebooks and how the Akron-Summit County Public Library makes it even easier for our patrons to use!

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

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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

Fortunato Film School Presents It’s A Wonderful Life
Article Published: November 26, 2018
The Fortunato Film School Presents It’s A Wonderful Life on Wednesday, December 5 at 6:30 pm in the Main Library... Read More...
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...

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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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Goodyear Branch Library
Tai Chi
The Area Agency on Aging presents this series for those 60+. Please call the branch to register (330-784-7522)
Wednesdays, March 7-May 2 from 11 am-noon

Maple Valley Branch Library
Belly Dance
Learn about the history of Belly Dance and participate in the dance. Call the branch to register (330-864-5721)
Saturday, March 3 at 2 pm

Nordonia Hills Branch Library
Tai Chi
The Area Agency on Aging presents this series for those 60+. Please call the branch to register (330-467-8595)
Mondays and Tuesdays, March 12-May 29 from 10:30 am-11:30 am

Wellness Yoga
Stretches done standing or in a chair. Please call the branch to register (330-467-8595)
Tuesdays March 20, April 3, 17, May 1, 15, 29 at 6:30

North Hill Branch Library
Gentle Yoga
Bring a yoga matt or a beach towel and a water bottle. New members welcome!
Mondays, March 12, 26, April 9, 23, May 7, 21 at 6:30 pm

North West Akron Branch Library
Tai Chi Animals
This Tai Chi class is for children. They will learn a number of animal postures.
Saturday, March 10 at 11 am

Odom Branch Library
Belly Dance
Learn both some history and some basic routines. Please call the branch to register (330-434-8726)
Monday, April 2 from 6 pm-7:30 pm

Tallmadge Branch Library
Introduction to Yoga
Be introduced to the practice of “Conscious Yoga”
Thursday March 8 and 29 at January 20 from 1 to 4 pm