Apr 28

Adult Make-N-Take Scrapbooking Cards

Come to the Akron Public Library on Friday, May 20th from 2-4 p.m. and make either a great-looking Graduation Card or Father’s Day Card!  The choice is yours! There is no cost and materials are provided.  Sign up at the library or call us at 574-893-4113 to pre-register. 

Apr 28

On Your Mark, Get Set…READ!

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We are very excited to announce the line-up for our 2016 Summer Reading Program! This year’s theme is “On Your Mark, Get Set, READ!” and once again we are delighted to be able to offer a lot of fun and educational programs for the children and their families. Included in this year’s summer line-up are: a game/relay day at Pike Memorial Park, a fun musical sing-along with Jeanie B’s Read to Win program, Professor Steve’s Science of Basketball Show, a Ronald McDonald magic show, a library scavenger hunt, a live animal show from the people at Indiana WILD, a fun craft-time experience making “Penny Spinners” with Ryan & Chaitra Adams, an afternoon at the movies, and a fun-filled CARNIVAL for our finale!

Apr 21

Mother’s Day Make-N-Take Craft!

Join us on Thursday, May 5th from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. for a special Mother’s Day Make-It, Take-It Bath Salts Sundae Craft Time!  There is no charge but pre-registration is required and class size is limited.  This activity is for children, teens, or adults, however adult supervision is required for children under the age of 6.

Mar 14

Indiana State Park Pass


The Akron Public Library is a participant in the 2016 State Park Centennial Annual Pass Library Check-out Program. The entrance pass can be checked out to library borrowers with a valid Akron library card. The pass will provide access to Indiana’s 32 state parks and state forest recreation areas where entrance fees are charged. The entrance pass will have a 7 day checkout period with no renewals. No reservations can be placed on the pass. (First come, first serve basis.)

Mar 03

Kids’ Book Club!


The next Kids’ Book Club is Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at the Akron Public Library!  For ages 8-12.  Free book journals!  Fun activities!  Sign up today!