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    GROW
    WITH GOOGLE

    Join Google for free workshops at Main Library to help you grow your skills, career, or business on Wednesday, March 20 from 10:30am - 5:30pm.

    Grow with Google
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    GET SMART ABOUT
    YOUR MONEY!

    Participate in programs ranging from Social Security to document shredding, protecting yourself online, and more.

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    TEEN
    ADVISORY BOARD

    Provide service and volunteer your time with other teens to discuss plans and brainstorm ideas for upcoming programs at your local library branch.

    TeenAdvisoryBoard
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    AUTHORS &
    SPEAKERS

    Our library presents a diverse and ongoing calendar of speakers, including notable local authors and engaging specialists for every audience.

    AuthorPrograms

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

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...
Librarians in the Science and Technology Division index 50,000th science experiment
Article Published: February 19, 2019
The Akron-Summit County Public Library’s Science and Technology Division reached a rather unique milestone. The librarians... Read More...
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...

Are You A Library Friend?

Support your local library by joining Friends of the Library. Learn how you can share your time and library enthusiasm with this important volunteer group. Visit your local library’s web page to get started!

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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

Visit the Main Library Page

Mysteries & Daring Escapes @ Your Library

Find adventure--and exercise your mind--at the Library!

Calling All Detectives—Follow the Clues & Solve The Mystery!

Northwest Akron Branch Library (For Teens)
Wednesday, July 25, 6 pm

Portage Lakes Branch Library
Saturday, July 21, 1 pm

Will You ESCAPE From The Library?!

North Hill Branch Library (For Tweens & Teens)
Thursday, July 12, 2 pm

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