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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Join The Club!

You likely wouldn’t be surprised to see a book discussion club/group meeting at the library, but did you know there are so many more opportunities to be a club/group participant at your Akron-Summit County Public Library?

Ellet Branch Library

Needlework: Ellet Needlecrafters
Next Meeting: Monday, January 6, 3:30 pm

Firestone Park Branch Library

Needlework: “Close-Knit” Crochet Group
Next Meeting: Monday, January 13, 6 pm

Green Branch Library

Cookbook Club
Next Meeting: Tuesday, January 28, 6:30 pm

Main Library

Akron Inventors Club
Next Meeting: Thursday, January 9, 6 pm

Needlework: Yarn Lovers @ the Library
Next Meeting: Wednesday, January 15, Noon

Maple Valley Branch Library

Sistas Knit 2
Next Meeting: Thursday, January 2, 6:30 pm

Mogadore Branch Library

Cookbook Club
Next Meeting: Thursday, January 30, 6 pm

Needlework: Warm Up Akron
Next Meeting: Tuesday, January 14, 3:30 pm

Nordonia Hills Branch Library

Crafter’s Corner
Next Meeting: Saturday, January 4, 10 am

Needlework: Stitch Clique
Next Meeting: Tuesday, January 14, 6 pm

Nordonia Hills Game Time
Next Meeting: Saturday, January 18, 10 am

Socrates Café
Next Meeting: Wednesday, January 8, 6:30 pm

Writers Guild
Next Meeting: Wednesday, January 15, 6:30 pm

North Hill Branch Library

North Hill Needle Crafters
Next Meeting: Monday, January 6, 10:15 am

Northwest Akron Branch Library

Adult Dungeons & Dragons: Northwest Adventurers Guild
Next Meeting: Saturday, January 18, 2 pm

Movie Discussion: Keeping It Reel Movie Club
Next Meeting: Thursday, January 16, 6 pm

Needlework: Embroidery Group
Next Meeting: Wednesday, January 15, 6 pm

Norton Branch Library

Cookbook Club
Next Meeting: Monday, January 13, 6 pm

Portage Lakes Branch Library

Play Mahjong
Next Meeting: Friday, January 10, 1 pm

Puzzle Club
Next Meeting: Thursday, January 2, 6 pm

Richfield Branch Library

Board Game Day
Next Meeting: Saturday, January 11, 10 am

Springfield-Lakemore Branch Library

Needle Arts for All
Next Meeting: Tuesday, January 7, 3:30 pm

Tallmadge Branch Library

Knit & Crochet Club
Next Meeting: Thursday, January 2, 3 pm

Vinyl Revival
Next Meeting: Tuesday, January 14, 6 pm