We are aware that COVID-19 is affecting the scheduling of events and other gatherings throughout our community. As we all work together to respond to this crisis, we understand that many events on this site may not yet be updated with the most current closure information. We encourage you to check with event organizers and venues regarding the status of any event you are looking to attend. Thank you.
The library exterior featured a mural created by Woodrow Nash in the 1970’s that was highly regarded and admired by residents and visitors to the area. It depicted Martin Luther King, Jr., Frederick Douglass, and Malcolm X and was designed to symbolize their ideas. In 1999, Odom Boulevard Branch was totally remodeled and expanded. After the remodel, the mural from the front of the old building was recreated to include the image of Sojourner Truth, reflecting the contributions of
600 Vernon Odom Blvd, Akron, OH, 44307