We are experiencing poor phone reception at some branch locations. We are currently working with the phone company to resolve the issue.
If you have an immediate need, please call our Main Library at 330-643-9000. Thank you for your patience.
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    RECOMMENDED
    GIFT GIVING

    Books are the best gift to give this holiday season. Check out this prepared list of great titles and and see if there is something here for your special someone.

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    CRAFTING
    FOR THE SEASON

    Handmade and from the heart for the special people in your life! Gift workshops @ the Library.

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    NOW PLAYING AT A
    LIBRARY NEAR YOU

    As it gets colder outside, bring a friend, bring the kids, and come join us for a movie at the library!

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    MAKE THIS
    HOLIDAY SPECIAL

    Create unique, custom, DIY projects for your friends and family for little to no cost by making holiday decorations and gifts at the TechZone@Main.

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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 An Evening with David Giffels
Article Published: November 30, 2017
Thursday, January 4, 2018 7 pm Main Library Auditorium | 60 S. High St. Read More...
Program Cancelled
Article Published: November 07, 2017
The Main Event program scheduled for Thursday, November 9 at Main Library, featuring author Matt Taibbi, has been... Read More...
Akron Mini Maker Faire Returns Saturday, November 11
Article Published: October 03, 2017
The Akron Mini Maker Faire is Saturday, November 11, noon to 4 pm at Main Library.  Read More...

OnlineChat

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Akron Library mobile app and take it with you wherever you go.

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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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Library Hours & Locations

Branch Hours

Monday: 10 am - 8 pm
Tuesday: 10 am - 8 pm
Wednesday: 10 am - 8 pm
Thursday: 10 am - 8 pm
Friday: 12 pm - 6 pm
Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday: CLOSED

Main Library Hours

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: 1pm - 5pm

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

 
 

Find Your Location

The Akron-Summit County Public Library is comprised of 18 locations throughout Summit County, including a Main Library and 17 branch locations. In addition, Mobile Services takes the Library on the road, serving children and adults in a variety of settings.

Visit your closest Akron-Summit County Public Library location:

 

Find your closest location by using our interactive location map. Click any icon on the map to find branch information, addresses and telephone numbers.

View ASCPL Branch Locations in a larger map



2017 Library Holiday Closings

January 1 - New Year's Day
January 2-
New Year's Day Observed
January 16
- Martin Luther King Day
April 16
- Easter
May 29
- Memorial Day
July 4 - Independence Day
September 4 - Labor Day
November 3 - Staff Development Day
November 22 - Thanksgiving Eve - Close @ 5:00 pm
November 23 - Thanksgiving
December 24 - Christmas Eve
December 25 - Christmas