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    TELL US THE
    STORY INSIDE YOU

    All teens who enjoy writing and who will be entering grades 6-12 in the 2019-2020 school year are encouraged to enter the Teen Creative Writing Contest.

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    VOLUNTEER AT A
    LIBRARY NEAR YOU

    Spend part of your summer volunteering for a worthy cause at your local library. Earn service hours for school!

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    NATURE
    PROGRAMS

    Get outside and explore nature at one of these upcoming programs at your local Akron-Summit County Public Library branch location.

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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 Mind, Body & Sole Registration begins on June 3
Article Published: May 07, 2019
A reading and wellness experience for the whole family to enjoy. Read More...
IMAGE Libraries = Strong Communities: Celebrate National Library Week April 7-13, 2019
Article Published: March 27, 2019
National Library Week is an annual celebration highlighting the valuable role libraries, librarians, and library workers... Read More...
Harvest for Hunger
Article Published: March 28, 2019
The Akron-Summit County Public Library will be a collection site for Harvest for Hunger donations during the month of... 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


main library

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.