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Fall Crafts

Autumn in Ohio is a time when leaves on trees turn magnificent reds, oranges and golds and pumpkins are on display on lawns, porches and tables. Culture & AV at Main Library is offering Autumn Pumpkin kits during the month of October (while supplies last).

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Teen Creative Writing Contest Winners

We want to thank the young authors who submitted their poems and stories to our 2020-2021 Teen Creative Writing Contest! We were all blown away by the level of talent and creativity that went into each poem and story. Our team of librarian judges had a difficult time choosing their five favorite entries. After much thought and deliberation, they decided on the following poems as the Judges’ Choice Winners:

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Late Night at the Library - Friday, October 1, 6:30 to 10:30 pm

Have you ever wondered what library books do at night? Do they relax after a day of standing so stiff and polite? Are they in need of some space from being tucked in so tight? Maybe they jump from to shelf looking to play and fight? Whatever they do you can see for yourself at the Library’s Late Night!

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Akron Art Mail Returns to the Akron Art Museum

The Akron Art Museum and Akron-Summit County Public Library will continue partnering to bring back the fan-favorite program, Akron Art Mail. Akron Art Mail will return in Fall 2021, featuring fourteen commissioned postcard designs with art from seven new artists and writing from seven new authors. Akron Art Mail postcards will be distributed to the community through the Museum, Akron-Summit County Public Library, and Summit Artspace beginning September 13, 2021 and while supplies last. This year’s program will also feature another opportunity for community members to submit their own handmade postcards for display.

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Princess Diana: Behind the Scenes

With Prince Harry and Meghan Markle making headlines recently, the English royalty craze continues in the U.S. Before Harry there was Diana, Princess of Wales, one of the most adored members of the British royal family.

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