New Book Titles at Odom This Week


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The One That I Want Ride or Die Chick 2 by JM Benjamin Tears of the Moon by Nora Roberts

Belly Fat Breakthrough by Stephen Boutcher Immortal by JR Ward Black Prophetic Fire by Cornel West

He Loves Me, He Loves You Not 3 by Mychea Ruth's Journey by Donald McCraig Sweeter Than Sin by Shiloh Walker

Hope Burns by Jaci Burton Bless Her Dead Little Heart by Miranda James The Dopemans Wife by JaQuavis

He's So Fine by Jill Shalvis


Email Accounts

Email the Manual by Jeffrey Steele

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Thursdays, 11 am – 12 pm

 October 16, November 6, November 20

Learn how to set up an email account. A half-hour appointment can be made for one-on-one assistance in setting up an email account that will allow you to communicate quickly. Learn how to create an email account and send an email.

Appointments can be made at 11 am and 11:30 am. Please register in advance for this program.



National Cake Decorating Day

The Busy Girl's Guide to Cake Decorating by Ruth Clemens

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Today is National Cake Decorating day. This day celebrates the sugar art which uses icing,frosting, and other edible decorative elements to make plain cakes more visually interesting. Celebrate today by decorating a cake of your own using one of the many decorating techniques which include using buttercream, fondant, gum paste, royal icing, or candy. Not into baking? Celebrate by purchasing a cake from your local bakery. Or if you don’t want to purchase a cake, take a look below at one of the many cake decorating books our library has to offer.

Professional Cake Decorating by Toba Garrett The Complete Photo Guide to Cake Decorating by Autumn Carpenter Cake Decorating with the Kids by Jill Collins

 Cake Decorating Basics by Rachel Brown Cake Decorating by Rachel Brown The Essential Guide to Cake Decorating


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Cake Decorating




Community Campfire Tales

Spooky Campfire Tales by S E Schlosser

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Thursday, October 16, 3:30-4:30 pm

Many a ship has gone down in a Great Lakes squall. Railroad workers have been known to come back from the dead to warn of impending dangers. Horses have been heard galloping with ghostly riders. Join Cuyahoga Valley National Park Rangers around the campfire as we explore the world transportation and ghosts. 

For children grades 6-12. Please register in advance.



Wowbrary Now Available Through ASCPL


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Ever wanted to know what new materials come into the library each week? Well, Akron Summit County Public Library is now offering this service through Wowbrary, an online website which distributes a email newsletter or RSS feed to its registrants each week. Registration is simple. All you have to do is register with your email on the Wowbrary website and the site will quickly send out your first notification on the latest books, movies, music CDs, audiobooks, e-books, and e-audiobooks coming soon to the library. Wait no longer, click on the link below to register for the service or just find out more about what it offers.




Author Program, A Is For Akron

A is for Akron

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Tuesday, October 14, 6-7:30 pm

Join authors Karen Starr and Joanna Wilson as they discuss their delightful new book about Akron, A IS FOR AKRON AN A TO Z LIST OF AKRON’S PLACES AND THINGS THAT MAKE US SMILE.   Join us for this nostalgic survey of Akron’s proud past and a look at our future.  This presentation will be followed by a book signing.

Please register in advance for this program.


Family Craft Night


Make a Fan

Monday, October 13, 6-7 pm

Library Fans! Make a fan from discarded book pages.

Please register is advance for this program.


New Books at Odom This Week


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Better Than Perfect by Elizabeth Lombardo  10 Minute Makeup by Boris Entrup The History of Mary Prince by Mary Prince

Preparation for the GED test A Plus Size Diva by Brenda Hampton Loyalty Among Friends by Pat Tucker

We Didnt See It Coming by Christine Young Robinson Deadline by John Sanford Paris Match by Stuart Woods

Wicked Ways by Lisa Jackson The Cooks Illustrated Meat Book  Worthy Fights by Leon Panetta

Cosby His Life and Times by Mark Whitaker Church Girl Gone Wild by Nichelle Genovese The Day the Streets Stood Still by JaQuavis

He Loves Me He Loves You Not by Mychea Bad Girl Blvd Part 2 by Erica Hilton Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison

Mr Miracle A Christmas Novel by Debbie Macomber Love Lashes and Lipstick by Mally Roncal


140 Year Celebration – CANCELLED

140 Years

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Saturday, October 11, 1-3 pm

Celebrate the anniversary year of Akron Summit County Public Library with activities from the 1870′s. Make chewing gum, a handkerchief doll, a whirligig button spinner toy. Hear music popular in Victorian times as you eat some Neapolitan ice cream.

Please register in advance for this program.


Sew a Pennant


2 Part Event:

Thursday, October 2, 3:30 – 5:30 pm

Thursday, October 9, 3:30 – 5:30pm

Try a beginning sewing project with machine sewing. It’s easy and beautiful. Make a pennant for your room that will be sure to get you jazzed about sewing. Join miss Jan for a two day sewing event.

Class size limited to 8. Please register in advance for this program.