Business Hours
Monday: Working Remotely
Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday: Working Remotely
Thursday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday: Working Remotely
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

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The library will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 to 2:00 beginning January 5, 2021. Due to COVID restrictions, please keep in mind the following requirements:


- Masks must always be worn in the library.

- Patrons must maintain six feet distance from one another and staff.

- Due to spacing, there is a limit of four patrons at a time.

- No coffee will be provided.

- Books will be quarantined for five days after being returned or used in the library.

- The conference room is unavailable.

- Instead of signing in, library staff will keep a log of users per day.

- Cleaner will be provided for patrons to clean workstations after use.

- No office supplies will be provided at this time.


Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.


postheadericon Catalog

The following links will take you to the Akron (Summit) County Law Library's Online Public Access Catalog, which is powered by LibraryWorld. Here you will be able to search for items in the library's collections. 

The library name is "Summit County," and no password is required. 


For Desktops 


For Mobile Devices 


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postheadericon Memberships

The law library is a subscription based library. Subscribers have access to Westlaw, patron computers, document scannning, faxing, Family Law Software (used by the Summit County DR Court), discounted printing, circulation privileges, conference room use, and reference assistance.



Solo Attorney Membership - $180.00

Law Firm Membership - $180.00 for the first person and $90.00 for each person thereafter

Senior Membership (65+) - $50.00

New Attorneys Years Practicing Years 1-4 - Free (must be a member of the Akron Bar Association)

Summit County Employees - Free


*The library only accepts cash or checks for membership or service payments. Please make checks payable to Kristen Scalise, Summit County Fiscal Officer.


For prorated rates, to learn more about membership, or for an application, please contact the library at 330-643-2804 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


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  • Title: 'Commercial real estate transactions'
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