Chicago's lakefront playground and the Midwest's #1 tourist and leisure destination, historic Navy Pier attracts more than 8.6 million visitors a year. You can explore 50 acres of parks, promenades, gardens and attractions, including the family pavilion and a 15-story tall Ferris wheel. Take a boat ride on Lake Michigan or marvel at the acrobats in Cirque Shanghai.
MEET the needs of special groups within the community. The Akron-Summit County Public Library partners with the Autism Society of Greater Akron to provide a monthly "Sensory Story Time" for young patrons with special needs.