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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.


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!






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

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.

June 16 MY NAME IS MARY SUTTER by Robin Oliveira.  2015 All Iowa Reads.  Enthralling historical novel about a young woman's struggle to become a doctor during the civil War. 


Stop at the Library  May 26th through June 9th to sign up your children for the Summer Reading Program.  Children that continue to read throughout the summer will not lose the progress they made during the school year.  
And the Akron Library makes it FUN!  Win prizes along the way! 

For children age 3 through 5th grade, participate in
Heroes

For students 6th grade and up, participate in  Teen slogan 2015

HEROES ARE EVERYWHERE. 
 
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

ARCHIVED LOCAL NEWSPAPERS

Using the link below requires
no user name or password.

Microfilm from Advantage, Cedar Rapids

 
 
 
 
 
 


 
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Upcoming Events
Sign up for the Summer Reading Program May 26, 2015 - Jun 09, 2015
Steve 'n TV's SUPER HEROES FOR READING SHOW! Jun 03, 2015 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM — Library meeting room
Farm Heroes Jun 09, 2015 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM — Library meeting room
Farm Heroes Jun 09, 2015 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM — Library meeting room
Tiny Heroes Jun 16, 2015 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM — Library meeting room
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