Due to a COVID-related staffing shortage, Goodyear Branch will be open for Outside Pick-up Service ONLY next week.
Visit our COVID-19 page for details.
All Library locations will be closed on Monday, January 18, Martin Luther King, Jr. day.

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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

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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: CLOSED

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

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Holiday Cooking & Crafting

Last Minute Gifts - A Make-It-Take-It Program

Monday, December 23: 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Main Library - Children's Library Programming Room
Join us for this make-it-take-it craft program and make some last-minute gifts for your loved ones.

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Monday, December 23: 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Ellet Branch Library - Community Room
Children in grades K-5 are invited to mix up no bake treats. Fourth Monday of each month from 3:45-4:45 pm. Registration requested. December 23: Santa & His Reindeer-YUM! Marshmallow Snowmen and more!