May 13

2015 Summer Reading Program Announced!

The Akron Public Library is pleased to announce their 2015 Summer Reading Program Line-up!  This year, the library will again be offering an adult/teen summer reading program, in addition to their popular children’s summer reading program for ages 3 and up. Both programs will start on Monday, June 8th and will offer prizes and incentives for reading books, along with a weekly drawing.

The theme for the adult/teen program is Escape the Ordinary and the theme for the children’s program is Every Hero Has a Story!  Summer programs will include:

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Apr 22

Art Wall Completed!


In conjunction with our 100th Anniversary, we are happy to announce that our beautiful art wall has recently been completed and is currently displaying art by the following award-winning artists: Marilyn Kruger, Kristin Shriver, Brenda Ramseier, and Lisa Bemish. Special thanks to Charles Gerdeman, Will Deniston, Mark Cox, Jim Mitterling, Friends of the Akron Library, and also to Pike Lumber for donating the lumber for this project. There will be alternating displays throughout each year as we work in conjunction with the Akron Area Arts League. Thanks also to Harvey Arthur for restoring the finish on our beautiful oak table (shown in the picture) and several of our chairs.

Apr 22

Closed Memorial Day

The Akron Public Library will be closed on Monday, May 25th  for Memorial Day.