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    The Library is distributing free COVID-19 test kits by appointment at five locations while supplies last. Read our blog for details and locations.

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    Share books, rhymes, and songs with your library friends.

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    Recommended picture books to honor, celebrate, and uplift Asian American voices, cultures, and experiences.

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    Listen to pre-recorded stories, poems, riddles, and jokes read by ASCPL librarians!

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    Give your nearest library branch a call and we’ll see what’s on our shelves today! It’s like personal shopping the Library way—and it’s free.

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    “Borrow” local appropriate heirloom seeds for your garden!

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    Open your mind. Open your heart. Open your life. Let poetry be your key. Read a poem this month.

    Poetry Month

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COVID-19 Information

For the latest information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Library recommends these reliable online resources:
Summit County Public Health
Ohio Department of Health
US Center for Disease Control
World Health Organization
Coronovirus Research Database
US Government Response to COVID-19

Locations & Hours

Akron-Summit County Public Library Main Library

Main Library

60 South High Street, Akron, Ohio 44326

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: CLOSED

Drive-Up Window closes ten minutes before the building closes for the day

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Holiday Open Houses and Parties

Noon Year's Eve

Tuesday, December 31: 11:00am - 12:15pm
Main Library - Children's Library Programming Room
Ring in the New Year early at our family-friendly party! There will be games, crafts, and snacks.

Noon Year's Eve

Tuesday, December 31: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tallmadge Branch Library - Community Room
Join us for snacks, crafts, activities, and dancing as we count down to the last noon of 2019!

Noon Year's Eve Party

Tuesday, December 31: 11:30am - 12:30pm
Green Branch Library - Community Room
A New Year's celebration for those who just cannot stay up ‘til Midnight!

Noon Year's Eve Party

Tuesday, December 31: 11:30am - 12:30pm
Portage Lakes Branch Library - Community Room
Bring the family and get ready to ring in the New Year! There will be snacking, crafting, and dancing as we countdown to noon.