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Welcome to Akron, Iowa Public Library!

Akron Library, 350 Reed Street, PO Box 348, Akron, IA 51001
712-568-2601
Tue - Fri 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Monday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
WEDNESDAY EVENING HOURS
6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sep. - Apr.







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


August 18 TIPPING POINT by Malcolm Gladwell.  This non-fiction book discusses the magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire.

September 15 ORPHAN TRAIN by Christina Kline.  Returning east later in life, Vivian Daly leads a quiet, peaceful existence, the memories of her upbringing rendered a hazy blur.  Hidden in her attic are vestiges of a turbulent past.


BACK TO SCHOOL READING BLITZ
Don’t let these last dog days of summer get you down. 
The Akron Library is having a Back to School Reading Blitz
beginning August 1st through the first day of school. 
Any child entering school this fall is eligible to be part
of this new library program.  Check out an Akron Library
book, take it home, read it and when you return it you will be able to choose a prize.  How simple is that!

dog reading







 
Check magazines, newspapers, 
journals, and more for research.

ebsco

bridges
WILBOR IS CHANGING. The State Library of Iowa will be
merging Wilbor and Neibors.  These will now become one
called BRIDGES.  This transition will take place July 15. 
You will now be directed to a new page offering
the same great ebooks and downloadable audio books.

If you are a resident of the city of Akron, IA or
live in rural Plymouth County, IA, we can show
you how to download ebooks and download
a
udio books using your Akron Library card. Call
or stop at the library soon.

Book Systems
Check the Library card catalog or
log in to your account.  Contact
the library to get user name and
password.

Newspaper archives

ARCHIVED LOCAL NEWSPAPERS

Using the link below requires
no user name or password.

Microfilm from Advantage, Cedar Rapids

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Upcoming Events
Book Club - Tipping Point Aug 18, 2015 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Book Club - Orphan Train Sep 15, 2015 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Book Club - The Time of Our Lives Oct 20, 2015 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Book Club - Trains and Lovers Nov 17, 2015 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Book Club - Dress Your Family in Corduroy & Denim Dec 15, 2015 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
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