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Reentry in Motion: Expedited Pardon Project

The Ohio Governor’s Expedited Pardon Project is designed to speed up the process by which people may receive a pardon. The project was established in collaboration between Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, the Drug Enforcement and Policy Center  at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, and the Reentry Clinic at The University of Akron School of Law.

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When King Ruled the Small Screen

As fall overtakes summer to chill the air and stretch our nights, maybe like me, you are: a) blessed or burdened with time to binge while urged to stay indoors by the CDC, and b) ready for an eerie miniseries.

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New Movies are Back!

Have you noticed that nearly all indoor theaters have reopened in the past few weeks?  A few, including drive-ins, have been opened for months. This means that new, major motion pictures that were originally scheduled for release months ago are now starting to coming out. Here is a selection of films currently playing in local theaters – new and old. Note that many of the new movies are already on order from the Library on Blu-ray and DVD, click on the links to reserve a copy today!

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Trauma-Informed Education

Students of all ages are returning to classrooms, both virtually and physically, and teachers are not only managing academic concerns but the emotional and social needs of their students. Akron-Summit County Public Library education databases provide access to informative articles about trauma-informed care and practice in schools that can help educators gain a greater understanding of students' needs after the stressful events of this year.

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Back to School Resources Available at Your Library

It’s that time again, but this year is looking a lot different. Whether you are going back to school virtually or in person, we have you covered! With an Akron-Summit County Public Library card, students have access to many online resources to help make this school year a success!

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Planting Fall Vegetables

Late August is a great time to plant some seeds. There are still plenty of warm days ahead, but our nights are usually cooler, and we often have more rainfall than we do earlier in the summer. While it’s too late to start the real heat lovers like tomatoes and peppers, or vegetables that take a long time to mature like corn or winter squash, there are plenty other vegetables you can plant.

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