Public computers are available at all library locations and are accessible with a valid Akron-Summit County Public Library card. You may use a computer for two hours. If no one is waiting, time may be extended to a maximum of three hours per day. We recommend using the Reservation Station to reserve a computer when the library is busy.


WiFi access is available in all library locations and can be accessed outside of our buildings. Use a parking spot nearest the library building to receive the strongest possible signal strength.

Wi-Fi instructions: Connect your device to the ASCPL-Guest network and open a web browser to accept the ASCPL Splash Page’s terms of service.

If a connected device doesn’t automatically open the ASCPL Splash Page, or if your web browser can’t load websites, navigate to and select Accept. Only devices connected to ASCPL-Guest can access

The Internet Access and Safety Policy applies to the use of public computers and wireless access at the library.

Software Available

All public computers have:

  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Chrome
  • Adobe Reader

Select computers in the TechCenter@Main on the first floor of Main Library have:

  • Publisher 2016
  • Access 2016
  • Computer Training Labs have Microsoft Office Suite 2016


You may print from library computers or your wireless device while in the library.

  • Black and white, 5¢ per side
  • Color, 25¢ per side
  • Cash only. Our printers accept coins and $1 bills


We offer free scanning to USB or email using the copier/printer. Printing charges apply.

In addition, the Technology Center on the first floor of Main Library has a Simple Scan Station that allows free scanning to USB or email. If you have questions regarding Library Computers, call your local branch library or the Main Library Technology Center at 330-643-9145.

Saving Your Work

We recommend that you save your work to a USB flash drive (available for a fee at the circulation desk.)

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.