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    GOODYEAR
    ANNIVERSARY

    Celebrate our 80th anniversary and 20th building anniversary! Join us for an afternoon of sharing memories. Enjoy light refreshments, and get your commemorative button.

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    THE MAIN EVENT
    SPEAKER SERIES

    Dani Shapiro – Author of Inheritance
    Wednesday, October 9, 7 pm - Main Library Auditorium

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    LATE NIGHT
    AT THE LIBRARY

    Mingle and share with fellow researchers as you uncover the details of your ancestry on Friday, October 11, 2019. Volunteers will be available for research assistance.

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    AKRON MINI
    MAKER FAIRE

    Saturday, October 12
    Noon to 4 pm
    Main Library - Akron-Summit County Public Library

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    PEER 2 PEER
    UNIVERSITY

    Peer 2 Peer University course offerings are coming this October at Main Library, Green Branch Library, and Tallmadge Branch Library. Check our event calendar in October for more information.

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    YOUR VOICE
    MATTERS

    On Wednesday, October 3, gather around a table with friends and neighbors to share ideas. The Library is saving you a seat.

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    GET YOUR FREE
    LIBRARY CARD

    Libraries are family destinations that embrace every generation. Join the fun and get your library card today.

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    PREVIOUS
    FESTIVAL FILMS

    View films from previous ReelAbilities Film Festivals to celebrate the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with different disabilities.

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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

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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

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Art Programs at our Branches

Express yourself or learn a new artistic skill at one of these programs.  Please call the branch for details and to register. 

Green Branch Library
Mixed Media Painting - Tuesday, September 11, 6:30 pm
Pyrography - Saturday, October 13, 11 am

Kenmore Branch Library
Reusable Shopping Bags
Saturday, September 22, 1 pm

Maple Valley Branch Library
Pour Paint Artwork
Saturday, September 15, 2 pm

Nordonia Hills Branch Library
Paint Night
Wednesday, October 3, 6 pm

Springfield-Lakemore Branch Library
Art@the Speed of Life
Thursday, September 13, 6 pm

For Teens

Fairlawn-Bath Branch Library
Clay Studio
Monday, September 24, 6 pm

Firestone Park Branch Library
Young Writers Workshop
Monday, September 17, 3:30 pm

North Hill Library
Blackout Poetry
Thursday, September 20, 3 pm

Northwest Akron Branch Library
Teen Writers Workshop
Thursday, September 27, 6:30 pm

Richfield Branch Library
Puffy Paint Skull Rocks
Saturday, September 22, 2 pm

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