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Support Our Endowment Fund at the Akron Community Foundation

Donor support of the Library’s Endowment Fund at the Akron Community Foundation helps individuals and families in our community access the essential library services, programs, and resources they need to make their lives easier and better. This additional financial support, through end-of-year giving, allows the Library to continue to offer opportunities for people to connect, create, explore, and learn.

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Summer at the Great Lakes

This summer, the Akron-Summit County Public Library is bringing the Great Lakes to downtown Akron! Join us on Saturday, July 16 at Main from 12 pm to 3 pm to hear tales of piracy, paranormality, and natural calamity.

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Microbusiness Center Featured Entrepreneurs:

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From A to Z: Your Guide to Urban Homesteading

Urban Homesteading is “one way to live closer to home, reanimate our relationship with nature & our evolving human culture, & practice a more adaptive way of living” (Urban Homesteading, 2022).

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Best Picture Books of 2021

By Christopher Benson,
Public Service Assistant - Floater

I always enjoy picture books, and I read many wonderful titles this year! These are my favorites of 2021:

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