Akron, Ohio – The Akron Municipal Court and the Akron-Summit County Public Library are joining forces to create storybook weddings for local couples.
Venues and further details are listed below:
Judge Williams and Judge Walker are both avid readers and passionate about literacy. Earlier in her career, Judge Walker served as a Law Librarian
April 6, 2023 marks National Library Workers Day and National Library Week runs April 23 through April 29, 2023.
If a couple wishes to invite friends or family to witness the ceremony, we ask that the total number of guests be limited to ten guests or less than ten guests.
Appointments are first-come, first-served and must be scheduled and paid for before the date of the ceremony. Time slots will not be added once all appointments are booked.
Prior to the ceremony, couples must obtain a marriage license from Summit County Probate Court. They then must pay a cash-only ceremony fee at the Akron Municipal Court in the Harold K. Stubbs Justice Center, located at 217 S. High St. in Downtown Akron between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The fee is $25 for those in the court’s jurisdiction, Akron, Fairlawn, Bath, Richfield, Springfield Township, Lakemore and the Summit County portion of Mogadore. There is a $40 fee for those residing outside the jurisdiction.
It is suggested to contact the Akron Municipal Court’s Chief Service Bailiff Patricia Williams at (330) 375- 2592 to ensure space is still available before obtaining a marriage license or for any further questions regarding scheduling.
Akron Municipal Court
Harold K. Stubbs Justice Center 217 S. High Street, Suite 713 Akron, Ohio 44308 USA
Contact: Nicole Hagy, Community Outreach & Grants Coordinator
(330) 375-2186 (Office)