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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: 1 pm - 5 pm

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

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New Year's Resolutions

Career Preparation Day

Saturday, January 4: 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Kenmore Branch Library - Community Room
Make a resolution to improve your career prospects. Get help with resumes, applications, interviews, and library resources. Bring a resume if you have one. Register to ensure one-on-one assistance.

Career Day - Improve your interview skills!

Saturday, January 4: 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Kenmore Branch Library - Conference Room|
Mock Interviews will be held in Conference Room. Part of our Career Preparation Day activities.

Adulting 101: Money Smarts - Pay Yourself First

Tuesday, January 7: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Portage Lakes Branch Library - Conference Room
Aimee Steele from USBank explains why it's important to save, recognize your investment options, how to plan for retirement and other large expense goals. Coffee and light refreshments served.

Women's Circle: Make A Vision Board

Wednesday, January 8: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Maple Valley Branch Library - Community Room
How do you visualize yourself in the new year? The circle will begin with a discussion followed by an activity. We will make a vision board to give us direction. Registration required.

Start the New Year Right! - Make a personalized planner

Saturday, January 11: 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Maple Valley Branch Library - Community Room
Get organized! Make your own inspirational planner.

Introduction to Meditation

Monday, January 13: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
North Hill Branch Library - Community Room
This four-week course offers a chance to practice and discuss several popular forms of meditation. Presented by the Center for Health, Happiness, & Chan, a non-religious, non-profit, organization.

Protect Your Assets and Preserve Your Estate

Monday, January 13: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tallmadge Branch Library - Community Room
Explore how a well-crafted estate plan can serve your family for generations. Learn about wills, trusts, powers of attorney, probate, and guardianship.

Have a Healthy New Year

Tuesday, January 14: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Firestone Park Branch Library - Community Room
Want to learn about proper portion sizes, good food choices, and substitute ingredients to make recipes healthier? This is the presentation for you! Learn tips for successful weight loss.

Writer's Guild - Writing Group for Aspiring Writers

Wednesday, January 15: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Nordonia Hills Branch Library - Fenton Room
Writers wanted! New writers and old hands welcome, fiction, nonfiction, and everything in between. Have your work critiqued and give feedback to others in a fun and friendly environment.

Kick the Sugar! - Healthier Eating with Emily Morgan

Thursday, January 16: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Fairlawn-Bath Branch Library - McDowell Community Room
Health coach and food relationship expert Emily Morgan explains why we crave sugary foods, how sugar sabotages a healthier mind and body, and why emotions are the driving force of our eating habits.

Silver Sneakers: Older Adult Fitness - Chair Yoga

Wednesday, January 22: 11:30am - 12:30pm
Goodyear Branch Library - Community Room
Stretch and strengthen muscles while performing modified yoga vinyasas and movements. Targeted age is 50+. Register by phone, in person, or online.

Women's Circle: The Power of Journaling - How to Visualize Yourself in 2020

Wednesday, January 22: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Maple Valley Branch Library - Community Room
Arnita Williams, a certified yoga instructor, will discuss how journaling can make a difference with the outlook and outcomes of life. Registration opens Dec. 20.

Saturday Morning Craft: Positive Thought Blocks

Saturday, January 25: 10:30am - 12:00pm
Portage Lakes Branch Library - Community Room
Cover four paper blocks with decorative letters to create positive affirmations to start the new year! Register by phone, in person, or online beginning January 7.

Low Impact Movement

Monday, January 27: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Green Branch Library - Community Room
Lisa Kelleman-McClain from Build A Body Personal Training will provide tips and tricks to keep you moving. Register by phone, in person, or online beginning January 6.

Financial Wellness Series: Outsmart the Scammers

Wednesday, January 29: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Nordonia Hills Branch Library - Fenton Room
Fraud is on the rise and scammers’ tactics are becoming more complex. This presentation will provide the information you need to outsmart the scammers. Register by phone, in person, or online.