Library News

Letter to the Community

One year ago I wrote a letter for ShelfLife listing our library’s intentions for 2016. We had made ten promises to voters in passing our property tax levy in May 2015, and we planned to begin the work to keep those promises in 2016. As the following indicates, in our first year of additional funding we have completed eight of those promises (√ ), with a ninth in progress. The tenth will be pursued in 2017-18.

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ASCPL Receives $10,000 Grant

Akron-Summit County Public Library has received a $10,000 grant from the Dick and Chris Chenoweth Fund of Akron Community Foundation to support its digitization of The Reporter, Akron’s African-American newspaper. Akron Community Foundation President and CEO John T. Petures Jr. announced the grant after it was approved by the community foundation’s board on September 9.

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Online Learning at the Library

Want to become proficient in a new language? Or maybe just learn the basics for an upcoming trip. Do you want to learn a new programming language or how to use your new digital camera? Maybe you need help with your geometry homework or you’re reentering the workforce and need someone to review your resume.

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