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The Library offers opportunities for you to create, connect, explore and learn! Build your resume with new job skills, get reading recommendations, create something in our TechZone, access our digital collection from home, and so much more.

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The sets are housed at Main Library but can easily be picked up and returned at any Akron-Summit County Public Library agency.

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If you have a detailed request, or would like more personalized, one-on-one assistance, please fill out this form.

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Looking for that next great book? The one that will become your new favorite must-read? Try out our Your Next 5 Reads service.




  • New & Notable

    Check back often to see what new titles have been added to our shelves including books, movies, and music for preschool through adult.

  • Your Next 5 Reads

    Looking for that next great book? Try out our new service, Your Next 5 Reads. Fill out and submit the form online or download the PDF of the form, fill it out, and return it to your local Library branch location.

Individualized Library Services

  • Ask A Librarian

    Don’t see a list of books or a single title that fits what you are looking for? Our Ask a Librarian service lets you email a request to the Library for a librarian to gather just what you seek.

  • Book A Librarian

    Is your search a little more in-depth or do you just need to speak with a librarian to figure out what resources will best meet your need? Our new Book A Librarian service will allow you to schedule a time to talk with a librarian and get that one-on-one help.