Welcome to Akron, Iowa Public Library!
Akron Library 350 Reed Street, Akron, IA 51001
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Monday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday evening 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. until after Memorial Day
SUMMER READING IS COMING SOON! Dig into Reading for ages 3 up to 5th grade. Beneath the Surface for Grades 6 through 12. Check out more details until the Summer Reading tab or Teen Information tab above.
AKRON BOOK CLUB - 3rd Tuesday at 4 p.m. in the library meeting room.
May 21 - Methland: The Death and Life of An American Small Town by Nick Reding. Meth is widely considered to be the most dangerous drug in the world, and nowhere is that more true than in the small towns of the American heartland. Methland tells the story of Oelwein, Iowa (pop. 6,159), which, like thousands of other small towns across the country, has been left in the dust by the consolidation of the agricultural industry, a depressed local economy, and an out-migration of people.
June 18 - The Year We Left Home by Jean Thompson. All Iowa Reads for 2013. Beginning in Grenada, Iowa in 1973 this novel stretches from the Iowa farmlands to Chicago to Italy - through the Vietnam War's aftermath, the farm crisis and booms and busts.
Do you want to renew a book? Check when something is due? Reserve a book? You can do this all online now. Call or stop at the library to see how you can use this online feature from your home computer.
Readers Garden May 6, 2013
WILBOR is used for downloading library
e-books and downloadable audiobooks.
You must have a valid Akron Library Patron
number and be a resident of the city of Akron
or rural Plymouth County. Call or stop at the
library for more information. For more information
on WILBOR, go to http://www.statelibraryofiowa.org/ld/c-d/download/wilborguides
If you already use this service, click here.
Newspaper Archives for the hometown
Atriuum Book Systems can be located here for
contact the library for more information.
If you are using your home computer you may Click here.