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Atkinson

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

Jun 20
Computer Class: Internet Search Tools
10:00 AM

Having trouble finding what you're searching for on the Internet?  Learn…

Jun 20
Story Time
10:30 AM

Young children and their caregivers are invited for fun stories,…

Jun 22
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults
1:00 PM

Need help with*...  Preparing for a school or work-related exam? …

Jun 24
Illusionist Ardan James
2:00 PM

Be prepared to be amazed - and laugh - at…