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    YOU WON'T BELIEVE
    YOUR EYES & EARS!

    Enjoy performances and visual arts by musicians, dancers, singers, and artists in grades 4 through 12 on Saturday, May 6, 10:30 am at Main Library Auditorium.

    Youth Arts Showcase 2017
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    GET SMART ABOUT
    YOUR MONEY!

    ASCPL will be participating with programs ranging from social security, probate, starting a business/non-profit, capitalism, utility efficiency, and shredding.

    MoneySmartWeek
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    CELEBRATE NATIONAL
    POETRY MONTH

    Discover a wide variety of poets and poems from the Akron-Summit County Public Library collection during this literary celebration.

    Poetry Week
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    AUTHOR! AUTHOR!
    @ YOUR LIBRARY

    Meet the authors and learn about the worlds of writing and publishing at these upcoming Library programs.

    AuthorPrograms
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    LIBRARY
    LEGO PROGRAMS

    Join us for building fun with Lego! Discover several upcoming building programs to make Lego creations at the Library! All Lego supplies will be provided.

    Lego Programs
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    ABOUT
    SOCIAL SECURITY & MEDICARE

    Whether you’re new to Social Security and Medicare or already enrolled, you’ll want to learn the latest so you can make the best decisions. Find out at the Library!

    SeniorPlanning2017

NEW & NOTABLE

Browse bestsellers, movies, music and other titles just added to the library catalog! Formerly known as “Featured Item Lists”.

New & Notable

DATABASES

Research? We have you covered! Select any of our web-based reference databases for all of your research needs.

Databases by Subject or Databases A-Z

DIGITAL MEDIA

Borrow free TV shows, movies, ebooks, audiobooks, comics, and music with your ASCPL library card.

Digital Media

Library News

Main Library Presents “an Evening With George Saunders” on April 6 at 7pm
Published: February 22, 2017
The Main Event Speaker Series, a popular author series featuring prominent voices from the worlds of literature, the arts,... Read More...

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Locations & Hours


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Main Library

60 South High Street, Akron, Ohio 44326
330.643.9000

Monday: 10 am - 8 pm
Tuesday: 10 am - 8 pm
Wednesday: 10 am - 8 pm
Thursday: 10 am - 8 pm
Friday: 10 am - 6 pm
Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday: 1 pm - 5 pm

Drive-Up Window closes ten minutes before the building closes for the day

Visit the Main Library Page

Resources

Ready to get started? Below we've provided links to Akron-Summit County Public Library books, magazines and databases to help support you during your Mind, Body & Sole journey this summer. A downloadable list of our Mind, Body & Sole 2016 summer reading program resources is also available.

Books

Picture Books for Children

Hop, Hop, Jump!
by Lauren Thompson

Jo Macdonald Hiked in the Woods
by Mary Quattlebaum

Mr. Putter & Tabby Run the Race
by Cynthia Rylant

Pond Walk
by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace

Stretch
by Doreen Cronin & Scott Menchin

You Are a Lion! And Other Fun Yoga Poses
by Tae-Eun Yoo

Non-Fiction Books for Children

303 Tween-Approved Exercises and Active Games by Kimberly Wechsler

Yoga for children: 200+ Yoga Poses, Breathing Exercises, and Meditations for Healthier, Happier, and More Resilient Children Lisa Flynn

Get Moving Mari C. Schuh

Cool Exercise: Healthy & Fun Ways to Get Your Body Moving by Colleen Dolphin

Up, Down, Move Around : Nutrition and Motor Skills : Active Learning for Preschoolers by Deborah Kayton Michals

Juvenile Audio

Exercise Party: Stretchin’ and Jumpin’ Songs for Young Children

Jim Gill Sings Moving Rhymes for Modern Times by Jim Gill

Books for Teens

Yoga for Your Mind and Body: A Teenage Practice For a Healthy, Balanced Life
by Rebecca Rissman

The World of CrossFit
by Pete DiPrimio

Zumba Fitness
by Michelle Medlock Adams

Books for Adults

Nature Anatomy: The Curious Parts of the Natural World
by Julia Rothman

Healing Walks for Hard Times: Quiet Your Mind, Strengthen Your Body, and Get Your Life Back
by Carolyn Scott Kortge

How to Keep a Naturalist's Notebook
by Susan Leigh Tomlinson

How To Raise a Wild Child: The Art and Science of Falling in Love With Nature
by Scott D. Sampson

The Practical Naturalist: Explore the Wonders of the Natural World
Edited by Martha Evatt, Laura Palosuo, Cressida Tuson

ChiWalking: The Five Mindful Steps for Lifelong Health and Energy
by Danny Dreyer

Magazines

Magazines are a great resource for finding more information on health, walking, and exercise. The Akron-Summit County Public Library offers a large selection of both print and digital publications.

* Also available as digital magazines through Zinio on the Library's catalog website

Databases

Health and wellness databases offer unique insight and provide interesting articles that you may find helpful as you begin your Mind, Body & Sole summer reading program.