iPad Update to iOS 7 may break Overdrive E-book app

Overdrive has posted this information regarding their app which is used to download e-books:

"When an existing OverDrive Media Console (OMC) user upgrades to iOS 7, the app will fail when trying to open a DRM-protected eBook. New or first time users of OMC are unaffected by this issue.
   "We are resolving the issue but in the meantime, here are immediate remedies for users:

Photo Contest Winning Entries Online


The winning entries in our annual Amateur Photography Contest for adults and teens may be viewed in this online gallery. Congratulations to all of our winners, and to all who entered--thank you for making this another wonderful photography show! Be sure to enter again next year.

Thanks to Our Sponsors: Summer Reading Winners

Thanks to our Summer Reading program sponsors! Your donated prizes were distributed to our eager readers. Here is a list of the winners:

1. Dinosaur Play Pack - Luke W.
2. Lego City Set - Ali H.
3. Fun-N-Stuff Pass- AJ D.
4. Little Tykes Wheelbarrow - Josie G.
5. Akron Zoo Membership - Samantha W.
6. Amazon Kindle Fire - Lexi D.

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Thanks to everyone who participated in our Summer programs!

Fourth of July Parade a Success!

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What a wonderful Fourth of July parade this year! The library staff had a lot of fun marching in the parade, and Spike had fun too! See photos of our fun day here.

Good Reads

Information Center


   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.

Free Tax Service via Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank


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:

Free One-on-One Help with Kindles, Nooks or Other eReaders

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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.

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