Featured Programs

Author Event - Whither Thou Goest, I Will Go Book by Naomi Dathan

Jem Perkins is used to her comfortable city life, she has a fine house, a handsome husband and a new baby boy. But when her family’s financial situation takes a turn for the worst, she must learn to adapt to her new life, in a sod house on a Nebraska homestead.

WHEN: Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 7:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Meet the Author

Front Porch Concert: Vance Music Studios Rock Bands

WHEN: Friday, August 25, 2017 - 7:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Front Porch

EVENT TYPE: Front Porch Concert Series

Film - CB4 (1993)

In the same vein as This is Spinal Tap, the gangsta rap group CB4 is the focus of this satire of rap music. Named after the prison block where it formed, Cell Block Four, the group makes its claim to fame by being the only gangsta rap group that is made up of actual gangsters.

WHEN: Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 6:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Lakewood Public Cinema

Concert - Havana Nights Orchestra

With last year’s death of leader Fidel Castro, Cuba has slowly opened its doors to the outside world. That only means intrigue has grown about the Caribbean island nation and its fascinating and vibrant culture.

WHEN: Sunday, August 27, 2017 - 2:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Sunday With The Friends

Author Event - Born to Serve Book by Dennis R. Fox

Poor grade-school results, four years of failure in piano lessons, difficulty with memorization, fear of public speaking and failure to be accepted into a college due to an entrance exam debacle left Dennis R. Fox with low self-esteem and he believed that he was worthless and even ugly.

WHEN: Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 7:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Meet the Author

Front Porch Concert: Ernie Krivda

WHEN: Friday, September 1, 2017 - 7:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Front Porch

EVENT TYPE: Front Porch Concert Series

The Invisible Man (1933)

While working in Dr. Cranley’s laboratory, scientist Jack Griffin (Claude Rains) discovers an invisibility serum and uses himself as a test subject. Disaster strikes when he can’t reverse the process. Disguising himself with bandages, Jack goes into hiding at a nearby inn.

WHEN: Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 6:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Lakewood Public Cinema

Library Closed in Observance of Labor Day

WHEN: Sunday, September 3, 2017 - 9:00am

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EVENT TYPE: More

Library Closed in Observance of Labor Day

WHEN: Monday, September 4, 2017 - 9:00am

WHERE:

EVENT TYPE: More

Documentary: Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve (2013). Presented by Helen Hartman, Financial Advisor for the Cleveland Foundation for Personal Finance Education

Though the power of the United States Federal Reserve is great, the average citizen knows little about the institution itself. Money for Nothing takes viewers inside this financial body for the first time to reveal the influence the Reserve’s policies have on our lives.

WHEN: Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 6:30pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: More

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