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    HOW WILL YOU
    CELEBRATE

    The Akron-Summit County Public Library invites you to celebrate Black History Month with these free programs across our branch locations.

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    DISCOVER
    BLACK HISTORY

    The Library has vast resources about Black History Month and the role of African Americans in U.S. History. Celebrate this rich history with these materials.

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    HERE'S LOOKING
    AT YOU, KID

    The Fortunato Film School presents Casablanca on Sunday, February 17 at 2:00 pm in the Main Library Auditorium. Join Akron native Joe Fortunato for a post-screening discussion.

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    EXERCISE &
    HEALTH

    Start the year fresh with new health & exercise goals. From yoga to Tai Chi and meditation, let the library help with these upcoming programs.

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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

New Akron Library Mobile App
Article Published: December 26, 2018
Take the Library with you anywhere you go with the updated Akron Library mobile app Akron-Summit County Public Library is... Read More...
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture
Article Published: January 02, 2019
Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 2 pm in Main Library Auditorium   Read More...
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...

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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