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    NORTON
    ANNIVERSARY

    Celebrate Norton Branch Library's 30 year anniversary on Tuesday, May 1. Stop by for snacks and reminisce with us!

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    YOUTH ARTS
    SHOWCASE

    Saturday, April 28, 2018
    10 am - 4 pm
    Main Library Auditorium

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    CALLING ALL
    ARTISTS

    GeekFest 2018 is looking for artists of all ages to feature their fandom. Art must be received by May 12 to be considered.

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    NATURALIZATION RECORDS &
    JEWISH GENEALOGY

    Featuring Kenneth Bravo
    Saturday, May 5 - 10:30 am to 1 pm
    Main Library, Meeting Room 2AB

    Naturalization Records and Researching Jewish Genealogy
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    STAR WARS &
    SPACE EXPLORING

    These library programs are out of this world!

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    AUTHOR! AUTHOR!
    @ YOUR LIBRARY

    Meet published authors and fellow aspiring writers at these upcoming Library programs.

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    HARVEST
    FOR HUNGER

    Unexpected expenses can take food off the table. 1 in 6 Northeast Ohians struggle with hunger. You can help — at your local library!

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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

IMAGE Public Library Association brings Short Story Dispensers to U.S. public libraries, including Akron-Summit County Public Library
Article Published: April 06, 2018
Knight Foundation funds initiative with Public Library Association and publisher Short Edition to foster creative community... Read More...
IMAGE Harvest for Hunger 2018
Article Published: April 05, 2018
Many Summit County residents are forced to choose between buying food and paying bills, accessing transportation, and... 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

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Tis The Season…For Celebration

Happiness is coming together to celebrate community. Join us at these events of the season.

Holiday Open Houses

Ellet Branch Library
Thursday, December 7, 5:30 pm

Firestone Park Branch Library
Saturday, December 9, 1:30 pm

Kenmore Branch Library
Saturday, December 2, 10 am

Northwest Akron Branch Library
Saturday, December 9, 1 pm

Odom Branch Library
Kwanzaa Celebration
Thursday, December 14, 4:30 pm

Portage Lakes Branch Library
Saturday, December 9, 1 pm

Tallmadge Branch Library
Saturday, December 9, 2 pm

And Also…

The Holly & The Ivy: Christmas Customs & Traditions

Fairlawn-Bath Branch Library
Thursday, December 7, 7 pm

Miller South Show Choir

Firestone Park Branch Library
Saturday, December 9, 1:30 pm

Stories, Crafts & Cookies

Goodyear Branch Library
Monday, December 11, 6 pm

A Christmas in the Village Location

Mogadore Branch Library
Saturday, December 9, 2 pm

The Holly & The Ivy: Christmas Customs & Traditions

Nordonia Hills Branch Library
Thursday, December 14, 7 pm

Holiday Concert with Curtis Taylor

Nordonia Hills Branch Library
Wednesday, December 20, 7 pm

Patron Appreciation Week

Norton Branch Library
Monday, December 11-Saturday, December 16

Miller South Choir

Odom Branch Library
Monday, December 11, 6 pm

 

Find out more about these programs by visiting our Events calendar today.