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    Classes in yoga, Tai Chi or belly dance at a library branch near you! (even one for children!)

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    Children and teens can experience a variety of science based programs that are fun!

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    Join Akron experts at unpublished crosswords provided by NYT Editor, Will Shortz in our 8th annual tournament on Saturday, March 24 from 1-4 pm.

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

New & Notable


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


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

Digital Media

Library News

IMAGE Passport Fee Increase on April 2nd
Article Published: March 02, 2018
If you've been thinking about getting a passport, now is the time. The U.S. Department of State recently announced that the... Read More...
IMAGE New Springfield-Lakemore Branch Library Will Open February 19; Community Invited To Preview
Article Published: February 05, 2018
The new Springfield-Lakemore Branch Library will officially open to the public Monday, February 19, at noon in the... Read More...
IMAGE 10 Years of Summit Memory
Article Published: January 23, 2018
Summit Memory has officially marked 10 years of sharing Summit County’s history, digitally. Since the beginning, Summit... Read More...


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Locations & Hours

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Main Library

60 South High Street, Akron, Ohio 44326

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

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

2018 Library Holiday Closings

January 1 - New Year's Day
January 15
- Martin Luther King Day
April 1
- Easter
May 28
- Memorial Day
July 4 - Independence Day
September 3 - Labor Day
November 2 - Staff Development Day
November 21 - Thanksgiving Eve - Close @ 5:00 pm
November 22 - Thanksgiving
December 24 - Christmas Eve
December 25 - Christmas