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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.

FAMILY GAME DAY -
April 1
Join us every first Wednesday of the month from 2:30 to 4:30 for fun and games.
Bring your own games or use ours. 
We also have Wii.

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

April 21 THE END OF YOUR LIFE BOOK CLUB by Will Schwalbe.  A moving memoir of caregiving, mourning, and love between a mother and son that began their own informal book club of two. 

May 19 A HIGHER CALL by Adam Makos. An incredible true story of combat and chivalry in the war-torn skies of World War I.

  

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME


Tuesday 10 a.m.
March 24 - GOLD
gold crown

Tuesday 10:00 a.m.
April 14 & 28
ALL COLORS

all colors


     
 

The Akron Library has updated all the archived newspapers using the Advantage Company of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  The old link to Heritage Microfilm will be active for awhile but if you choose to go to the new link, it is below. Click the Advantage Company logo.  This link requires no user name or password.

Enjoy!

The Akron Library has received four new patron computers thanks to a grant received through the Community Foundation of Greater Plymouth County. 
4 new laptops for patron use from the Community Foundation of Greater Plymouth County 2014-2015

2015 Paranormal Program
The Akron Library is partnering with the Akron Museum to present a paranormal program.  These two organizations are taking a poll to see if there is interest in our community.  If you would attend an event of this nature, please contact the Akron Library or anyone on the Akron Museum board.
ghost house
 
Check magazines, newspapers, 
journals, and more for research.

ebsco
Wilbor
Download ebooks and download 
audio books with your library card.
Book Systems
Check the Library card catalog or
log in to your account.  Contact
the library to get user name and
password.

Newspaper archives

HERITAGE MICROFILM
Newspaper Archives - 

Akron Register Tribune 
and Akron Hometowner
User name is plymouthcounty
Password is archive


Using the link below requires
no user name or password.

Microfilm from Advantage, Cedar Rapids

 
 
 
 
 
 


 
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Upcoming Events
Family Game Day Apr 01, 2015 02:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Preschool Story Time - All Colors Apr 14, 2015 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Book Club - End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe Apr 21, 2015 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Preschool Story Time - All Colors Apr 28, 2015 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Book Club - A Higher Call May 19, 2015 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
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