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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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A Sunday Afternoon with Alexander McCall Smith

The Main Event Speaker Series, an author series featuring prominent voices from the worlds of literature, the arts, politics and journalism, resumes with A Sunday Afternoon with Alexander McCall Smith – Acclaimed and Bestselling Scottish Author on Sunday, November 11 at 2 pm in the Main Library Auditorium.

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Free After Hours Event for Genealogists at Main Library

Akron, OH – Area genealogists are invited to mingle with fellow researchers and uncover the details of their ancestry at “Late Night at the Library,” an evening of genealogy research and activities sponsored by the Special Collections Division and the Summit County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society Friday, October 12 from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Main Library, 60 S. High St., Akron.

Refreshments and door prizes will be provided and parking is free in the High/Market St. deck after 6 p.m.  For additional information contact the Special Collections Division by phone 330-643-9030 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..