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Bookmobile

The bookmobile visits stops throughout Summit County bringing the library to convenient locations.

Staying Safe Together

Thank you for your continued patience during the COVID-19 pandemic!

  • Face masks are not required to enter the bookmobile. However, masks are strongly encouraged and appreciated to protect children and others who are unable to be vaccinated. In lieu of large classroom visits, teachers and/or classroom ambassadors should visit the bookmobile in small groups.
  • If a bookmobile visitor is uncomfortable boarding for any reason, arrangements will be made by bookmobile staff to assist with questions and item selection outside. Please do not hesitate to let staff know that you are in need of this kind of assistance.
  • Items will no longer be quarantined and all returns will be checked in on site.
  • These guidelines are subject to change at any time.

Helping You Connect

We are so happy that you came to visit the bookmobile! Here is some information and tips for getting the most out of your visits!

  • Mobile Services will visit participating locations on a biweekly basis.
  • Bookmobile staff can arrange to bring anything that the library has to offer! Notify bookmobile staff or call our offices at 330.643.9055 to make any special arrangements. We are happy to bring specific book requests and find resources to suit your classroom themes.
  • You can ask to email your requests or themes to bookmobile staff directly. Please do your best to make requests at least one week in advance of your next visit.
  • Borrowed bookmobile books can be returned to any Akron-Summit County Public Library location and the bookmobile can take returns from any of our other 19 locations.

Important Rules For Participation

  • Center/classroom cards are for use on the bookmobile only and not at other ASCPL locations. Contact your local branch library or visit www.akronlibrary.org for information about how to get a library card for personal use.
  • The organization/center is responsible for all lost and billed items on center/classroom cards.
  • Please let us know in advance if you need to cancel your regularly scheduled stop by notifying bookmobile staff or calling our offices at 330.643.9055.
  • Bookmobile time is limited and demand is growing. Participating locations that do not come out to the bookmobile at their regularly scheduled time on three consecutive occasions may be notified of stop cancellation by the Mobile Services manager.

2022-2023 Bookmobile Fall/Winter/Spring Schedule

Monday - BK1

LocationAddressTime
Kids Academy 3745 W. Copley Rd. 8:45-9:30
Goddard School (Montrose) 105 Springside Dr. 9:45-10
Childtime (Montrose) 3475 Embassy Pkwy. 10:05-10:35
The Nest Schools 286 N. Cleveland Massillon Rd. 10:40-11:20
Kids at Heart 186 S. Cleveland Massillon Rd. 11:30-12:05
Kids First 3557 Commercial Dr. 12:50-1:20
Almost Mom 258 S. Cleveland Massillon Rd. 1:25-2:00
Fairlawn Lutheran School 3415 W. Market St. 2:15-2:45
 
2022 | September 19 | October 3, 17, 31 | November 14, 28 | December 12
2023 | January 9, 23 | February 6, 20 | March 6, 20 | April 3, 17 | May 1, 15

TUESDAY – BK1

LocationAddressTime
Faith Islamic Academy 152 E. Steels Corners Rd. 9-11:30
Arlington Head Start/Arlington Christian Academy 539 S. Arlington St. 12:30-2:45
 
2022 | September 6, 20 | October 4, 18 | November 1, 15, 29 | December 13
2023 | January 10, 24 | February 7, 21 | March 7, 21 | April 4, 18 | May 2, 16

TUESDAY – BK2

LocationAddressTime
Salvation Army Preschool 135 Hall St. 9-9:25
ASCA Cedar/Bell 442 Bell St. 9:35-10
ASCA Five Points 660 W. Exchange St. 10:10-10:35
Shaw JCC 750 White Pond Dr. 11-11:30
Discovery Montessori 707 Shocalog Rd. 12:30-1:30
Middlebury Academy 88 Kent St. 2:00-3:00
 
2022 | September 6, 20 | October 4, 18 | November 1, 15, 29 | December 13
2023 | January 10, 24 | February 7, 21 | March 7, 21 | April 4, 18 | May 2, 16

WEDNESDAY – BK1

LocationAddressTime
Norton Elementary 1st – 3rd 3390 S. Cleve-Mass. Rd. 9:15-12 & 1-3
 
2022 | September 7, 21 | October 5, 19 | November 2, 16, 30 | December 14
2023 | January 11, 25 | February 8, 22 | March 8, 22 | April 19 | May 3, 17

WEDNESDAY – BK2

LocationAddressTime
APS EL Stewart 1199 Vernon Odom Blvd. 9-9:30
Kozmic Korner 520 S. Main St. 9:45-10:30
Goddard School (Green) 1009 Boettler Rd. 11:00-12:00
Kids Play Academy 1651 Boettler Rd. 1-1:30
Here For You Child Dev. 4861 S Main St. 1:40-1:50
Mckinley Early Childhood Ctr. 2529 Romig Rd. 2:15-3:15
 
2022 | September 7, 21 | October 5, 19 | November 2, 16, 30 | December 14
2023 | January 11, 25 | February 8, 22 | March 8, 22 | April 5, 19 | May 3, 17

THURSDAY – BK1

LocationAddressTime
Coventry Elementary 3089 Manchester Rd. 9-12 & 1-3
 
2022 | September 8, 22 | October 6, 20 | November 3, 17 | December 1, 15
2023 | January 12, 26 | February 9, 23 | March 9, 23 | April 6, 20 | May 4, 18

THURSDAY – BK2

LocationAddressTime
I Promise 400 W. Market St. 9:30-12:30 & 1:30-3:30
 
2022 | September 8, 22 | October 6, 20 | November 3, 17 | December 1, 15
2023 | January 12, 26 | February 9, 23 | March 9, 23 | April 6, 20 | May 4, 18

FRIDAY – BK2

LocationAddressTime
Just 4 Kids 680 E. Market St 9-9:30
Forward Thinking, Caring Hearts 1481 S. Hawkins Ave. 10-10:30
Harris-Jackson Annex 1160 Winhurst Dr. (Essex School) 12:30-2
 
2022 | September 9, 23 | October 7, 21 | November 18 | December 2, 16
2023 | January 13, 27 | February 10, 24 | March 10, 24 | April 7, 21 | May 5, 19

MONDAY – BK1

LocationAddressTime
ASCA Oakcreek 1335 Massillon Rd. 9-9:30
Schrop Intermediate 2215 Pickle Rd. 10-12 & 1-3
 
2022 | September 12, 26 | October 10, 24 | November 7, 21 | December 5, 19
2023 | January 2, 30 | February 13, 27 | March 13, 27 | April 10, 24 | May 8, 22

MONDAY – BK2 Storytime

LocationAddressTime
Wonder World 688 Diagonal Rd. 9:30-10:15
Westminster YMCA 1250 W. Exchange St. 10:45-11:30
 
2022 | September 12, 26 | October 10, 24 | November 7, 21 | December 5, 19
2023 | January 2, 30 | February 13, 27 | March 13, 27 | April 10, 24

TUESDAY – BK1

LocationAddressTime
Norton High School Spec. Ed. 1 Panther Way 9-9:15
Norton Elementary 3390 S Cleveland Massillon Rd. 9:30-11:30
Spring Garden Waldorf 1791 Jacoby Rd. 12:30-3
 
2022 | September 13, 27 | October 11, 25 | November 8, 22 | December 6, 20
2023 | January 3, 17, 31 | February 14, 28 | March 14, 28 | April 11, 25 | May 9, 23

TUESDAY – BK2

LocationAddressTime
Beautiful Child Preschool 1449 Brittain Rd. 9:30-10
Wings of Change Therapy 703 S. Main St. 10:30-11:15
Brightstart 1069 Kenmore Blvd. 11:30-12:15
Brightside Academy 1585 Frederick Blvd Suite B 1:15-1:45
Firestone Park YMCA 350 E. Wilbeth Rd. 3:00-3:45
 
2022 | September 13, 27 | October 11, 25 | November 8, 22 | December 6, 20
2023 | January 3, 17, 31 | February 14, 28 | March 14, 28 | April 11, 25 | May 9, 23

WEDNESDAY – BK1

LocationAddressTime
Eagle Elementary 2199 5th St. SW 9-11:30
St. Mary’s School 750 S Main St. 12:30-2:40
 
2022 | September 14, 28 | October 12, 26 | November 9, 23 | December 7, 21
2023 | January 4, 18 | February 1, 15 | March 1, 15, 29 | April 12, 26 | May 10, 24

WEDNESDAY – BK2

LocationAddressTime
Kids University 1407 Malasia Rd 9-9:30
Midwest 150 E. Market 10-10:30
APS EL Stewart 1199 Vernon Odom Blvd. 12-12:30
APS EL Essex 1160 Winhurst Dr. 12:45-1:15
Childtime (White Pond) 555 White Pond Dr. 1:45-2:15
Nicole’s Nest 534 White Pond Dr. 2:30-3:00
 
2022 | September 14, 28 | October 12, 26 | November 9, 23 | December 7, 21
2023 | January 4, 18 | February 1, 15 | March 1, 15, 29 | April 12, 26 | May 10, 24

THURSDAY – BK1

LocationAddressTime
Hyre Middle School Spec. Ed. 2385 Wedgewood Dr. 9-9:15
Spring Hill Elementary 660 Lessig Ave. 9:45-12 & 1-2:45
 
2022 | September 15, 29 | October 13, 27 | November 10 | December 8, 22
2023 | January 5, 19 | February 2, 16 | March 2, 16, 30 | April 13, 27 | May 11, 25

THURSDAY – BK2

LocationAddressTime
ASCA Waterloo 1205 E. Waterloo Rd. 9:10-9:25
Brightside Academy 1100 S. Arlington St. 9:35-10:20
Rosa’s Playhouse 45 N. Case Ave. 10:35-11
Abundant Works 15 Broad St. 12:20-1:20
Touchstone 838 Coburn St. 2:30-3:30
 
2022 | September 15, 29 | October 13, 27 | November 10 | December 8, 22
2023 | January 5, 19 | February 2, 16 | March 2, 16, 30 | April 13, 27 | May 11, 25

FRIDAY – BK1

LocationAddressTime
ASCA Summit Lake/APS Reach 390 W. Crosier St. 9-9:30
St. Francis De Sales School 4009 Manchester Rd. 10-12 & 1-2:40
 
2022 | September 16, 30 | October 14, 28 | November 11, 25 | December 9, 23
2023 | January 6, 20 | February 3, 17 | March 3, 17, 31 | April 14, 28 | May 12, 26

SATURDAY

Location
Howe Meadow Farmer’s Market
 
2022 | Sept 3, 10, 17, 24 | Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

If you have any questions about the schedule or need to renew materials, please call 330-643-9055 between 8 am to 4 pm Monday – Friday.

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