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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.
CLOSED WEDNESDAY EVENING HOURS
until next September

    

 

 

 

 


 

book club

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

May 17 THE BOYS IN THE BOAT by Daniel Brown.
Out of the depths of the Depression comes the improbable, intimate account of how nine working-class boys from the American West showed the world at the 1936 Olympics
in Berlin what true grit really meant.

June 21 GIRL ON THE TRAIN by Paula Hawkins. 
Rachel goes on a train to London.  She witnesses the "perfect" couple, Scott and Megan.  But one day,
havoc ensues this couple, and Rachel becomes involved
in their drama/murder mystery of Megan Hipwell.

Wally
READ TO WALLY
May 11 2:30 - 4:00
Library meeting room




COMING SOON


Get on your mark poster

The Summer Reading Program is coming.  Keep watching for more information.  Preparations are being made and everything will be released sometime in May.






Colored Pencils
Attend ESCAPE WITH COLOR 

The library is continuing their adult coloring program.  There is no fee, it is completely FREE.  The library will provide the coloring pages, pens, markers, and pencils ... 
everything that is needed for a fun afternoon. This is held the 3rd Thursday afternoon at 2:30.  Join us May 19.


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MOVIES AT THE LIBRARY

   MCFARLAND USA
Matinee at 2:30 on April 28









 
Check magazines, newspapers, 
journals, and more for research.
Call the Library for the user name
and password.

ebsco

bridges

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
Read to Wally, the Book Hound May 11, 2016 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Book Club - Boys in the Boat by Daniel Brown May 17, 2016 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Memorial Day - CLOSED May 30, 2016 01:00 AM - 11:55 PM
Summer Reading sign-up begins May 31, 2016 09:30 AM - 05:30 PM
Summer Reading sign-up continues Jun 01, 2016 - Jun 14, 2016
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