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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.

ILL Fees - Starting July 1 the library will be asking for $3 for each
Interlibrary Loan item.  This needed to be raised in order to help
the library with the rising costs of mailing the books back to the
lending library.

AKRON BOOK CLUB - 3rd Tuesday at 4 p.m. in the library meeting room.
September 16 Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman is a historical novel set in 70 CE and tells about the lives of four complex and fiercely independent women. All are dovekeepers, and all are also keeping secrets — about who they are, where they come from, who fathered them, and who they love.
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.





yellow chick


We will be doing YELLOW stories!
September 23, 2014
Tuesday 10:00 a.m.


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.








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
Preschool Story Time - Yellow Sep 23, 2014 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Game Day Oct 01, 2014 02:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Preschool Story Time - Orange Oct 14, 2014 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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
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