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Summer Reading Assignments

Looking for excuses to get out of your summer reading assignment? Well, we don’t have any, but the library is here to help! Many of the most commonly assigned books are available in digital format through Hoopla and Overdrive. Download an ebook or eaudio today!

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Library App Features on Kindle Fire

The COVID-related closure of libraries struck fear into the hearts of book lovers everywhere. Like many times of strife, it had the secret benefit of driving advancement. For a lot of us, that meant finally getting used to e-readers.

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Statement Against Racism

The Akron-Summit County Public Library stands against racism, discrimination, and inequality.  We are committed to helping our community reach true racial and social equality by partnering with local governments, nonprofits, educational institutions, and businesses to work for institutional change. We also are committed to ensuring that we take action to address any inequities in Library policies, procedures, programs, resources, and services.

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Downloading Ebooks on Kindle Fire

Do you want to know how to get ebooks on your Kindle Fire? Does it seem confusing? We can help clear up the process! You could use the OverDrive app, but you don’t have too. If you follow the instructions below, you will be reading ebooks on your Kindle Fire in no time.

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Visually Stunning Graphic Novels and Memoirs by Women

We love ebooks and audiobooks, but some books, like these visually stunning graphic novels and memoirs by women, are best seen in person.  These titles push the conventions of storytelling and give us insight into lived experiences – in the way only graphic novels can.  Place a hold on one today!

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Makers Gonna Make

Would you like to learn a new hobby or craft? Want to learn a new way to express yourself? We have a fantastic collection of books that can help you get started. We would love you to share what you have created during this time of staying at home.

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