Celebrate books and writing at Main Library’s literary showcase featuring area authors, illustrators, and publishers.
Join us in downtown Akron for the inaugural Akron Book Fest!
Meet over 50 writers from our community, learn how to get your creative work into the world, mingle with fellow readers, and shop for books!
The Akron Book Fest will include:
Free and open to the public.
Are you an area author looking to share your work with the community? Apply to participate in our inaugural Akron Book Fest on March 11. No fee to participate. Apply by Jan. 31 at http://akronlibrary.org/akron-book-fest.
For additional information, contact the Culture & AV Division at email@example.com or 330.643.9015.
AGE GROUP: | Tween | Toddler | Teen | School Age (Grades K-2) | School Age (Grades 3-5) | Preschool | Baby | Adults |
EVENT TYPE: | Special Events | Community Event | Books & Writing | Book Sale |
TAGS: | Publisher | Illustrator | Family | Downtown Akron | Book Store | Book Sale | Book Fair | Author | Akron Writes | Akron Reads | Akron Book Fest |
|Mon, Jun 05||10:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Tue, Jun 06||10:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Wed, Jun 07||10:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Thu, Jun 08||10:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Fri, Jun 09||10:00AM to 6:00PM|
|Sat, Jun 10||10:00AM to 5:00PM|
|Sun, Jun 11||1:00PM to 5:00PM|
Main Library, located in the heart of downtown Akron, combines compelling public space with meaningful and relevant public library services for all members of our community. Since opening in 2004, the downtown library welcomes more than one million visitors each year.
Subject divisions include: Business, Government & Science, Culture & AV, Magazines & Newspapers, Special Collections (local history & genealogy), TechZone@Main, Teen, and a 12,000 square feet Children's Library.
Special services available at Main Library include: a Patent & Trademark Resource Center; U.S. Passport and Notary services; a Microbusiness Center; a Maker Space; a resource lab for early childhood educators; and regularly scheduled computer training classes. Also available at Main Library are more than 125 public access computers, color photocopiers/printers, laminating, scanning, faxing, and free Wi-Fi.
Specialized spaces include a 425-seat auditorium, public meeting rooms, and a used bookstore. An interior glass block walkway leads to a 600-space parking garage owned by the City of Akron. An outdoor amphitheater and landscaped park complete the complex.