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Akron-Summit County Public Library, serving an area of 390,000 residents, has a collection of 1,260,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 138,000 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 110,000 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.

Staffing consists of 350 employees, of whom 115 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and 17 branch libraries, plus 3 bookmobiles. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $3,500,000. Patrons make 2,000,000 visits annually, and check out materials 5,200,000 times. Thirty-one percent of all check-outs are children's materials.

Location: 55 S. Main St., Akron Ohio 44326 Telephone 330-643-9000

Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Akron) Akron-Summit County Public Library
(Akutan) Akutan Public Library
(East Liverpool) Carnegie Public Library
(Cleveland) Cleveland Public Library
(Columbiana) Columbiana Public Library
(Parma) Cuyahoga County Public Library

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