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Welcome to Akron, Iowa Public Library!

Akron Library 350 Reed Street, Akron, IA 51001
Tuesday - Friday 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Monday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
NEW WEDNESDAY EVENING HOURS 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sep. - Apr.

Thanks in part to the Akron Community Foundation Grant, the Akron Library now has a new circulation desk that is more kid and handicap friendly.  New circulation desk 2014

AKRON BOOK CLUB - 3rd Tuesday at 4 p.m. in the library meeting room.

October 21 Body Farm by Patricia Cornwell is the fifth mystery using the character Chief Medical Examiner, Kay Scarpetta.  When an eleven-year-old girl is found murdered, Kay Scarpetta gets another chance at stopping one of the most heartless and horrifying serial killers of her career: the demented Temple Gault.

November 18 SNOW CHILD by Eowyn Ivey was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2013. This novel is a bewitching tale of heartbreak and hope set in 1920s Alaska, part fairy tale and myth.






We will be doing BLACK stories!
Witch's hat

October 28, 2014

Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

Black cat

Check out our new ABC Mouse early literacy website for preschool to kindergarten.  Go to USE OUR LIBRARY tab
above and click on For the Parents to be directed to this fun and educational site.

game day

Family Game Day

November 5
2:30 to 4:30








Book Systems

Newspaper archiveswifi
Check magazines, newspapers, 
journals, and more for research.
Download ebooks and download 
audio books with your library card.
Check the Library card catalog or
log in to your account.  Contact
the library to get user name and

Newspaper Archives - 
Akron Register Tribune 
and Akron Hometowner
User name is plymouthcounty
Password is archive

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Upcoming Events
Book Club - The Body Farm by Patricia Cornwell Oct 21, 2014 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Preschool Story Time - Black Oct 28, 2014 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Game Day Nov 05, 2014 02:30 PM - 04:30 PM — Library meeting room
Preschool Story Time - Blue Nov 11, 2014 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Book Club - Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey Nov 18, 2014 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
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