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Atkinson

Atkinson branch located at 1960 W. Atkinson Ave., opened in January 1961 as the first in a 10-year program to provide large regional libraries throughout the City within a two-mile radius of anywhere in the city. The building's unique architecture is highlighted by a beamed, cathedral vaulted ceiling, woodwork and modern stained glass windows. The branch was renovated in 1994.

Atkinson features:
  • Computer lab featuring desktop computers for public use
  • Laptops for use inside the library
  • Free and recently upgraded Wi-Fi for all visitors
  • Public meeting spaces
  • Meeting Room (Accommodates 50)
  • Study Room (Accommodates 6)
  • Color printer
  • Fax service
  • Great Urban Fiction collection
  • Homework Help after school with Teacher in the Library 
  • Free computer classes for City residents 
  • Drop-in job search and resume help

Upcoming Events at Atkinson

Feb 22
Computer Class: Intro to Excel
10:00 AM

Learn to create, edit and format simple spreadsheets, perform calculations, save, print…

Feb 22
Preschool Story Time
10:30 AM

Preschoolers are invited for fun stories, songs, and finger plays…

Feb 22
Teacher in the Library
4:00 PM

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

Feb 26
Teacher in the Library
4:00 PM

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…