All Library locations will close at 5 pm on Wednesday, November 21 and will remain closed on Thursday, November 22, Thanksgiving Day.
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    NOVEMBER IS
    PICTURE BOOK MONTH

    ASCPL encourages everyone to celebrate literacy with picture books during the month of November. Enjoy this list of titles and authors selected by your librarians.

    PictureBookMonth
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    STREAMING MEDIA
    SPOTLIGHT

    Download Kanopy today and begin streaming thoughtful entertainment to your preferred device with your Library card.

    Kanopy
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    YOUR LIBRARY IS
    SENSORY-INCLUSIVE

    The Library and KultureCity have joined forces to make a visit to the library a great experience for all of our customers, including those with sensory-processing needs.

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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

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...
Free After Hours Event for Genealogists at Main Library
Article Published: October 01, 2018
Akron, OH – Area genealogists are invited to mingle with fellow researchers and uncover the details of their ancestry at... Read More...

OnlineChat

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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.