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    CALL FOR
    MAKERS!

    Apply today to be part of the 2018 Akron Mini Maker Faire. Applications can be submitted until Wednesday, August 22.

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    SOCIALIZE WITH
    NEEDLE WORK

    Enjoy a social setting while working on your needlework projects or making items to be donated to community agencies.

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    MUSIC! MUSIC!
    MUSIC!

    Music performance, and music history and appreciation, at the Library!

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NEW & NOTABLE

Browse bestsellers, movies, music and other titles just added to the library catalog! Formerly known as “Featured Item Lists”.

New & Notable

DATABASES

Research? We have you covered! Select any of our web-based reference databases for all of your research needs.

Databases by Subject or Databases A-Z

DIGITAL MEDIA

Borrow free TV shows, movies, ebooks, audiobooks, comics, and music with your ASCPL library card.

Digital Media

Library News

Northwest Akron Branch Library and Recreation Center Anniversary Concert & Ice Cream Social
Article Published: July 19, 2018
Join us for our annual celebration on Tuesday, August 7 from 6-9 pm at the Northwest Akron Recreation Center with the AKRON... Read More...
Norton Bicentennial Celebration
Article Published: July 05, 2018
The Norton Branch Library plays a role in honoring our community’s important milestone! Read More...
Akron-Summit County Public Library, MIT Media Lab partner to build food computer
Article Published: June 25, 2018
Learn about our Personal Food Computer, a project of the Public Library Innovation Exchange (PLIX). PLIX was created by the... Read More...

OnlineChat

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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: 1 pm - 5 pm

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

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Employment Opportunities

Akron-Summit County Public Library posts positions as they become available. All current ASCPL job openings are listed below with a link to their job requirements. Applications are accepted for current openings only. Copies of postings are available at all branch locations and in the administration lobby on the 3rd floor of Main Library. Call the Job Hotline at 330-643-9105 to learn more.

All employment related calls should be directed to 330-643-9106.

Current Openings

Job TitlePosition TypeLocationHourly Wage
Custodian Part-Time Main Library $11.52
Librarian Job-Share Highland Square $19.96
Shelver Full-Time Main Library $9.09

Substitute Position Applications

Job TitleLocationHourly Wage
Substitute Librarian All Locations $19.96
Substitute Public Service Assistant All Locations $13.45

Student Assistants

Interested in becoming a Student Assistant? Review our application requirements to learn more about this opportunity.

Job TitleLocationHourly Wage
Student Assistant All Locations $8.46