Welcome to the Reference Services Department. Our department provides a broad collection of material to meet the needs and interests of adult library users. Our knowledgeable staff will guide you through all the resources available in the library and on the Internet.
Browse the latest fiction and non-fiction titles in print or audio format. Ever try a Playaway? We have a great collection of these self-playing digital audio books. Sit back, relax and read current newspapers and the most popular magazines. Check out the latest DVD releases or pick out a music CD by your favorite artist.
Do you need to find just the right cookbook, discover a new, exciting author or a great paperback for vacation relaxation? Are you looking for a photo of a Mediterranean Monk Seal or the value of a used car? We are eager to help you find everything you need!
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Free tax filing services are available in Akron to qualifying area residents through the Ohio Benefit Bank tax clinics.
Most households with an adjusted gross income of less than $60,000 per year can use the Ohio Benefit Bank to file their taxes.
You must make an appointment to take advantage of the services at the Akron-Summit County Main Public Library:
Join us TONIGHT (Thursday the 18th) at the Roses Run!
Tickets are on sale now! Join us for an evening of gourmet desserts and sweet silent auctions on Thursday, April 18 at Roses Run Country Club. Pick up tickets at the Circulation Desk, or purchase tickets at the event. The Roses Run is located at 2636 North River Road in Stow. Tickets are $30 each (we can take cash or check).
Dessert Extravaganza is put on by the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library Foundation.
Did you know that the library offers free, one-on-one instruction for users of eReaders?
Are you hoping to give (or receive) a Nook, Kindle, Kobo, iPad or iPad mini this holiday season? If you (or your gift-ee) doesn’t know how to use one, what then? We can help!
Library patrons can call (330) 688-3295 ext. 4 to set up a 45 minute appointment for help with their eReader or similar electronic device.
Meet the Playaway View® – a video player you can hold in your hand. We’ve got a number of different shows pre-loaded on these clever little devices that you can take anywhere. They have a speaker built in, and you can also plug in your own headphones to listen in private.
Monday, Sept 17 and Tuesday, Sept 18 the Drive-Up Window will be closed due to construction.