Library News

Library Recieves Grant

The Library has received a grant from the Knight Foundation to create a Micro Business Center at Main Library. The Microbusiness/Co-working Center will have individual work spaces, room for small meetings, and be outfitted with a variety of equipment and resources for creativity and innovation. The Library anticipates the space will be open for operation late-2015 / early 2016.

Library and the Arts

The Library will participate in two different art projects in 2015. First is the Inside/Out initiative of the Akron Art Museum, which will see reproductions of pieces from the museum’s collection temporarily placed in interesting and perhaps surprising outside locations in the community.

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What is Wowbrary

It is a service that sends weekly email alerts about new titles being added to the Library collection. Subscribe to the newsletter and you will receive an email every Saturday morning featuring information on all the requestable items that we added to the collection within the week.

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We've Gone Mobile!

Introducing the new Akron Library mobile app. Download our free App to your smart phone or mobile device and take the Library with you wherever you go. With the Akron Library mobile app you can:

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