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COVID-19 Home Test Kits Available At All Library Locations

The Akron-Summit County Public Library is joining over 100 Ohio public libraries in distributing free COVID-19 test kits while supplies last. Provided by the Ohio Department of Health, the 15-minute Abbott BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Card Test is for at-home COVID-19 testing only, in conjunction with a free telehealth session provided by eMed proctors.

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Important Library Levy on the May 4 ballot

As we continue to navigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and move through 2021, the dominant issue for our library system is the 1.9 mill renewal levy on the May 4 primary election ballot.

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Asian American Voices

For today and every day, here is a list of recommended picture books to share with children remembering, honoring, celebrating and uplifting Asian American voices, cultures and experiences.

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Introducing Dial-A-Story

Akron-Summit County Public Library recently launched a fantastic new service – Dial-A-Story! Listen to free pre-recorded stories, poems, riddles, and jokes read by your favorite ASCPL Staff. Call 234.274.4400 and choose the recording you would like to hear from the menu. Stop by every month to listen to something new.

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Microbusiness Center Featured Entrepreneur: Lynn McKinnon

Lynn McKinnon, creative director and owner of Illuminate Wear, a Christian clothing line, became a member of Akron-Summit County Public Library’s Microbusiness Center in April of 2019.  Lynn regularly visits the Microbusiness Center to brainstorm about her business concept and to consult with Tracy Williams, Microbusiness Specialist, and had the following to say about her membership and consulting sessions:

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