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Library News

Library of Things at the Akron-Summit County Public Library

Libraries have been loaning books for it seems like forever, and music and DVDs for just about as long.  But, sometimes, you want to do more than read all about it – you want to really experience something. 

The people at the Akron-Summit County Public Library know how you feel.  We’re creating a Library of Things – Things you can check out and use right in your own home. Things like original, framed artwork and small kitchen appliances.  Things you can search for on our catalog, and place a hold on, and check out with your library card.  Things you borrow, and then return so they can be shared with others in our community.

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New Akron Library Mobile App

Take the Library with you anywhere you go with the updated Akron Library mobile app

Akron-Summit County Public Library is pleased to announce a NEW mobile app to make access to your library’s resources even easier! The user-friendly app, built on Communico’s Engage platform, will allow you to do the following from your phone or tablet:

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