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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..

Norton Branch Late Opening

Norton Branch Library will open at 11 am Saturday, October 6. The late opening will help library customers avoid traffic disruptions that are anticipated with Norton Cider Festival Parade. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Late Openings for Akron Marathon

The Akron Marathon will take place on Saturday, September 29 and both Main Library and Highland Square Branch will open at Noon instead of 10 a.m. that day.

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September is Library Card Sign Up Month

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Find your superpowers at the library by signing up for a library card or call 330-643-9025.