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Library Publications

Akron-Summit County Public Library offers print and online material to help patrons take full advantage of library services. Click any link below to view and download the information or sign up for our email subscriptions. You can also find any of our printed publications at the reference desk of any Akron-Summit County Public Library location.


Shelflife, the Library’s quarterly print newsletter, has upcoming programs at your neighborhood branch and Main Library, new services and additions to our collection, and Library news.


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This publication identifies and describes works currently on exhibit throughout the Main Library, including artist and composition or medium. In selected instances, more complete biographical information on the artist and detailed descriptions of the work are given.

Past Pursuits

A quarterly newsletter from the Special Collections Division.


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