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    WHAT'S NEW WITH
    NEW & NOTABLE

    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
    CELEBRATION

    Happiness is coming together to celebrate community. Join us at these events of the season.

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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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NEW & NOTABLE

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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Needle Work Groups

Socialize while working on needlework projects. Enjoy a social setting while working on your needlework projects or making items to be donated to community agencies at the following library locations:

North Hill Branch
Knitting and crochet with everything made donated to local organizations.
Mondays, July 9, 16, 23, 30 at 10:15 am.

Ellet Branch
July 2 and 16 from 3:30 - 5:30 pm.
Meets on the first and third Mondays of the month

Maple Valley Branch
Thursdays in July starting at 6:30 pm

Tallmadge Branch
Knitting and Crochet
Thursdays, July 5 at 3 pm. 

Firestone Park Branch
Knitting and Crochet
Mondays, July 9 and 23 at 6 pm.
Meets on the second and fourth Monday of the month. 

Nordonia Hills Branch
Knitting and Crochet
Tuesdays, July 10, at 6-8 pm.

Springfield-Lakemore Branch
Tuesdays, July 10 and 24, 3:30-5:30.
Meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month.

Main Library
Knitting and Crochet
Wednesday July 18, 12-2 pm. Meet in the Stray Dog Café