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BookLetters

BookLetters are annotated lists of new or noteworthy books in our collection. They cover a wide variety of subjects and genres including Mystery, Science, Romance, Business and more. You can view BookLetters on our website or receive updates via email.

Join our Quidditch team

Attention Harry Potter fans! We are looking for kids entering grades 4 to 9 to join our Quidditch team for an inter-library tournament on August 11 at 6 p.m. Visit children's services for details. Registration begins July 19 and ends August 4.

Join our Quidditch team

Attention Harry Potter fans! We are looking for kids entering grades 4 to 9 to join our Quidditch team for an inter-library tournament on August 11 at 6 p.m. Visit children's services for details. Registration begins July 19 and ends August 4.

Thanks to our Sponsors

The Children's Room would like to thank all of the sponsors who so generously provided prizes for our Summer Reading Program, "FIZZ, BOOM, READ!" So far this summer over 1,400 children have registered for the program and there is still time to register, read and win prizes!  read more »

Akron Pops Orchestra Concert

Thursday, July 31, 2014
7:15 p.m.
 
Enjoy a FREE outdoor concert with the Akron Pops Orchestra. Please bring a chair. The event will be moved inside in case of rain.

Stay Connected!

Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to learn about all of the great things happening at your library.  read more »

Holistic Care For Your Pets

Wednesday, July 2
6:30 p.m.
 
Dancing Paws Animal Wellness Center will discuss therapies like acupuncture, chiropractic care, massage therapy and essential oil therapy as part of an integrative treatment plan for pets! Investigate the science behind natural healing, and explore how common medical conditions can be improved through holistic means. Free!
 
 

E-newsletter

Our new monthly e-newsletter includes:
  • Programs & events for all ages
  • Announcements about new services
  • Links to featured titles in our collection
  • Reminders about holiday hours
  • And more!
Click here to subscribe.

Still Using Featured Lists?

If you're used to finding lists of on-order and new titles by using Featured Lists in our classic catalog, you might not have seen our new lists, which you can find in the "books & more" section of our web site. Here's a comparison of the two.

(Don't worry, you can still go to the Featured Lists.)

On-Order / Recently-Ordered  read more »

Fizz, Boom, Read! June 5 - August 2

The library’s popular Summer Reading Program for all ages is back! Children earn prizes by reading each day, while teens complete bingo cards to collect redeemable Book Bucks. Adults earn entry forms by checking out eligible items. Prizes include gift certificates, gas cards, movie passes, books and more!  read more »

 

 

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