The Library has not received 2018 tax forms yet from the IRS. Visit our Tax Reference page for more information.
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    TAKE THE LIBRARY
    WHEREVER YOU GO

    The Akron-Summit County Public Library is pleased to announce a NEW mobile app to make access to your library’s resources even easier!

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    2019 MLK
    LECTURE

    We’re pleased to present Carl Westmoreland as the 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. lecturer on Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 2 pm.

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    GAMES &
    PUZZLES

    With colder weather, our thoughts turn to indoor pursuits. Come try your hand at our many game and puzzle events – a great way to beat the chill and meet new friends!

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    ACT
    PRACTICE TESTS

    A new year means getting ready for new endeavors – including college! Find exam prep resources here to help you for the next step in education.

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    STEM, CODING &
    ROBOTS! OH MY!

    Bring your child to the library to enhance their science, math, and technology skills the fun way! Programs for Kindergarten-high school.

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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.

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    KIDS & FAMILIES
    ENJOY MOVIES

    Are your children a little bored when it’s cold and school is closed?  Bring them to the library to enjoy some movies.

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    PLAN FOR YOUR
    FINANCIAL FUTURE

    Learn about planning your finances for now and for your future. Experts will speak on budgeting, debt, retirement and other financial topics.

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    BUILD YOUR
    CAREER

    Your library offers classes on computers, invention, resumes, research skills, and coding.  Come see how they can enhance your career skills!

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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

IMAGE 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...
IMAGE Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture
Article Published: January 02, 2019
Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 2 pm in Main Library Auditorium We’re pleased to present Carl Westmoreland, Senior Historian... 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...

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

Join us for On the Table Greater Akron

Your Voice Matters.

Join us for On the Table Greater Akron on Wednesday, October 3. Please call to register for an On The Table conversation at a library branch near you!


Ellet Branch Library
2470 E. Market St., Akron
330-784-2019
1 pm
6 pm (For Teens)

Fairlawn-Bath Branch Library
3101 Smith Rd., Akron
330-666-4888
10:30 am
2:30 pm

Goodyear Branch Library
60 Goodyear Blvd., Akron
330-784-7522
12:30 pm

Green Branch Library
4046 Massillon Rd., Uniontown
330-896-9074
12:30 pm

Highland Square Branch Library
807 W. Market St., Akron
330-376-2927
6 pm

Kenmore Branch Library
969 Kenmore Blvd., Akron
330-745-6126
1 pm

Maple Valley Branch Library
1187 Copley Rd., Akron
330-864-5721
1:30 pm
3 pm (For School-Aged Children)
3:30 pm (For Teens)

Nordonia Hills Branch Library
9458 Olde Eight Rd., Northfield
330-467-8595
12:30 pm

Northwest Akron Branch Library
1720 Shatto Ave., Akron
330-836-1081
1 pm

Norton Branch Library
3930 S. Cleveland-Massillon Rd., Norton
330-825-7800
10 am

Odom Branch Library
600 Vernon Odom Blvd., Akron
330-434-8726
3 pm (For Teens)
6 pm

Portage Lakes Branch Library
4261 Manchester Rd., Akron
330-644-7050
10:30 am

Springfield-Lakemore Branch Library
1500 Canton Rd., Akron
330-643-4770
3:30 pm

Event Flier

On The Table Flier 2018

With attendance at an On The Table event, adult participants are granting permission to be photographed/videotaped by the Akron Community Foundation and the Akron-Summit County Public Library.