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    FREE
    COVID-19 TEST KITS

    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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    VIRTUAL
    STORY TIMES

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

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    ASIAN AMERICAN
    VOICES

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

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    DIAL A
    STORY

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

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    SAME-DAY
    SELECT

    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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    SEED SHARING
    LIBRARY

    “Borrow” local appropriate heirloom seeds for your garden!

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    CELEBRATE NATIONAL
    POETRY MONTH

    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
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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Let's Play at the Library

Games and puzzles and trivia…oh my!

Ellet Branch Library

Chess World
For Teens, Adults, and Families
Saturday, December 14, 10:30 am

Goodyear Branch Library

Adult Recess: Playtime for Adults
Monday, December 9, 12:30 pm

Puzzle Pizzazz Time
For Adults
Thursday, December 12, 12:30 pm

Green Branch Library

Christmas Carol Bingo
For Adults and Families
Wednesday, December 4, 6 pm

Nordonia Hills Branch Library

Game Time
For Tweens, Teens, and Adults
Saturday, December 21, 10 am

Northwest Akron Branch Library

Adult Dungeons and Dragons: Northwest Adventurers Guild
Saturday, December 7, 2 pm

Portage Lakes Branch Library

Holiday Music Trivia
For Adults
Tuesday, December 3, 6:30 pm

Puzzle Club
For Adults
Thursday, December 5, 6 pm

Play Mahjong
For Adults
Fridays, December 13 and 27, 1 pm

Find out more about these programs by visiting our Events calendar today.