Bierce Library


The University Of Akron
Akron, OH

General information

Named for Civil-War era General Lucius Bierce, whose personal library constituted the first collection of the University Libraries, Bierce Library opened in its present four-story facility on Buchtel Common in 1973. Within this library are resources and services that support the humanities, fine and applied arts, social sciences, and business. Amenities such as a coffee shop, group project areas, viewing and listening carrels, and private study rooms provide an atmosphere conducive to learning. Bierce Library is located on the north side of main campus between Buchtel Ave., Union St., College St., and Buchtel Mall. Parking for visitors is available in the Visitor Parking Garage on Buchtel Ave. Parking for UA students, faculty and staff is available in the new parking garage on Buchtel Ave. directly across from the Visitor Parking Garage.

Opening Hours

Monday 07:30 - 00:00
Tuesday 07:30 - 00:00
Wednesday 07:30 - 00:00
Thursday 07:30 - 00:00
Friday 07:30 - 21:00
Saturday 09:00 - 20:00
Sunday 00:00 - 00:00


(330) 972-5355


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