Your local Nordonia Hills Branch Library is a great place for education, entertainment, and information. We are here for your information and leisure needs.
Check out all we have to offer, and make Nordonia Hills Branch Library your regular, economical information stop in 2016 – and every year. Your local 72,000-item collection awaits you!
Our friendly, skilled staff includes a branch manager who is an adult sevices librarian, a children’s librarian, a second adult services librarian, a young adult librarian, public service assistants, and student assistants.
We are your library for all seasons!
Nordonia Hills is part of SearchOhio and also OHIOLINK.
This collaborative effort to share library materials is comprised of over 30 public library systems in Ohio, plus the latest addition of the collections from most colleges throughout the Buckeye State.
Library service to the Northfield and Macedonia area began in 1934 with a community library housed in a local school.
The Akron Public Library began bookmobile service to the Nordonia Hills area in 1946.
In August of 1954, the Akron Public Library signed an agreement with the Northfield Community Library, then housed in the Palmer House, to provide library service to the area.
The original Northfield Branch Library opened at its present location in 1964. At that time the 5,500 square foot building cost $183,187.64 for site, building and furnishings.
In September, 1990, the name was changed to Nordonia Hills Branch to reflect the four areas served by the library – Northfield Center, Northfield Village, Sagamore Hills and Macedonia.
The current 12,000 square foot library building was opened in the summer of 1999. Current library statistics show that Nordonia Hills Branch circulated 417,099 items in 2013, houses a collection of 72,070 items,and has 21,489 registered borrowers.