Sep 17

Freegal Music Downloads

The Akron Carnegie Public Library, one of the thousands of libraries worldwide that subscribe to the Freegal® Music Service, is now offering patrons the ability to stream entire albums every day as part of its free online music offering.

The new initiative, part of Freegal 4.0, will allow cardholders of the Akron Carnegie Public Library increased access to over 6 million songs from 28,000 recording labels that originate in over 80 different countries. Also included is the complete local catalog of Sony Music Entertainment.

Under the terms of the launch, registered card holders of the Akron Carnegie Public Library can download three Freegal Music tracks in the MP3 format each week, and stream three hours each day at no direct cost via the library’s website: Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

Fill the Bus!


Drop off at least 3 non-perishable food items by Sept 20th to the Akron Public Library for the Food Bank – Fill the Bus event and enter your name in a drawing for a chance to win a backpack filled with books, coupons, cash, and other nice items! All donations will be taken to the United We Stand food pantry at the Akron Church of God and be used to help area individuals and families in need.

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Sep 17

Knitting and Crocheting Workshop

Chain GangThe Chain Gang (our monthly knitting/crocheting group) will meet Tuesday, October 14, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Akron Public Library! All skill levels are welcome! Refreshments will be served.

Sep 11

Freegal – Free Music to Download

Freegal is coming soon to the Akron Public Library! Freegal is a downloadable music service which provides access to the catalog of artists in Sony Music Entertainment. Library cardholders can download three songs a week with their valid barcode and pin number. Freegal works with any MP3 device, including iPods.

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