Library News

Mango Languages

The Akron-Summit County Public Library now offers the Mango Languages online language-learning system to its patrons.

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Portage Lakes Branch 25th Anniversary Celebration

Join us August 8th from 1:00-3:00 for an afternoon of celebration and fun with music by Found Sound, Alumni of the UA Steelband, appearances by mascots Paws, the library lion, and Akron RubberDucks’ Orbit, and cake (donated by Acme) and ice cream provided by the Friends of Portage Lakes Branch Library.

Mini Maker Faire Call for Makers

September 19; Call for Makers July 10-August 22

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The Mini Maker Faire returns to Main Library on September 19. Are you a techie, a tinkerer, an artist, a musician, an inventor, a crafter, a homesteader or a hacker?

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Ohio Chautauqua 2015: Save the Date!

June 23-27, Hardesty Park, Akron Ohio 6:30 pm Musical performance 7:30 pm Scholar presentation

Akron was selected by Ohio Humanities as one of four Ohio cities to host its 17th annual Ohio Chautauqua. On five consecutive nights professional actors will assume the identity of a historical figure to present a one-person show, followed by interaction with the audience.

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