Dec 08

Community Meeting on Immigration Reform

A community meeting to provide current, accurate information on immigration reform (Spanish & English) will be held at the Akron Public Library on Thursday, December 18th at 6:00 p.m. in the Library’s Community Room. The presenter will be Luz Ostrognai, Immigration Supervisor of the Catholic Charities Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. This free event is sponsored by the Akron Community Relations Task Force. Everyone is invited to attend.

Dec 05

Library Closings

The Akron Public Library will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, as well as New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

Dec 05

Lego Club

The next Lego Club is scheduled for Monday,December 29th from 4:00 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. at the Akron Public Library! We are currently accepting donations of good used or new Legos, Duplos, specialty kits, figurines, and Lego plates. (Lego brand only please.) Please stop by the library or call us 574-893-4113 if you have items to donate. Thank you!

Nov 25

Great Christmas Crafts to Make!

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Need some good ideas for Christmas gift giving or decorating?  Well, we’ve got you covered with some great craft ideas!

Saturday, December 6th – 10:00 a.m.  to Noon – Wrapping Paper Christmas Tree

Wednesday, December 10th — 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.  Chocolate Christmas Tree Gift (Would make a great teacher gift!)

Thursday , December 11th – 6:00 p.m. – 7:50 p.m. —  Wire Christmas Tree Ornaments

Monday, December 15th – 4:30 p.m. – 5:50 p.m.  – Shrink Art Christmas Tree Ornament


Brenda Ramseier (AAAL Artist of the Year) will be the instructor for the classes.  A small fee for each class will be charged to offset expenses.  All classes suitable for adults and teens.  (Crafts for the children will be held each Thursday during Make-It, Take-It Craft Time.)  Class size is limited and pre-registration is required.  Stop by the library to sign up, or call 574-893-4113 for more information.

Nov 04

Knitting and Crocheting Workshop

Chain GangThe Chain Gang (our monthly knitting/crocheting group) will meet Tuesday, December 16, 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.