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The Accessibility Library is honored to help our Summit County organizations take meaningful steps to ensure the volunteers, guests, staff, and performers at their events are able to fully engage and participate.

Below you'll find checklists to ensure your festivals, performances, community gatherings, or shows are accessible at every step.

Outdoor Events, Performances, and Festivals

Accessible Meetings

The Accessibility Library is a strategy identified in the Akron/Summit Cultural Plan (2020) which originated with artist and advocate Alicia Hopkins. The thoughtful implementation of a process by which nonprofit community groups could access assistive technology and support items for events has been carried forward by the following organizations:


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Our Mission: The Akron-Summit County Public Library provides resources for learning and leisure, information services, meeting spaces, and programs for all ages that support, improve, and enrich individual, family, and community life.