Featured Programs

Lakewood Historical Society - The I-X Files: Cleveland’s WWII Bomber Plant Presented by Bill Meixner

Prior to its conversion into an exhibition and event facility, Cleveland’s I-X Center began life as a plant for the construction of the Army Air Force’s B-29 “Superfortress” bomber during World War II.

WHEN: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 7:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: More

Class Strife: a Multi-Generational Look through Literature Literature Series Presented by Barbara Parr

The struggle of the underclass in our country has transcended generations. The ongoing nature of this strife has placed it in the spotlight, allowing fascinating analysis and discussion to develop. This five-week class will begin with J.D.

WHEN: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 7:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Multipurpose Room

EVENT TYPE: More

Author Event - Cleveland Neighborhood Guidebook: The Least Practical, Most Literary Guide to Cleveland Book edited by staff of Belt Magazine “Losing Lakewood” Essay by Sally Errico Introduced by Anne Trubek editor in chief of Belt Magazine

In this anthology, you will read about places no longer here, such as the Little Italy Historical Museum and League Park, as well as increasingly popular areas, such as North Collinwood and Asiatown.

WHEN: Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 7:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Meet the Author

Film - Selma (2014)

During the height of the civil-rights movement, Martin Luther King Jr. (David Oyelowo) and other activists plan to lead a march from Selma, Alabama to the capital of Montgomery to secure voting rights for black Americans.

WHEN: Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 6:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Lakewood Public Cinema

Library Closed in observance of Memorial Day

The Library will be closed on Sunday, May 28, 2017 and Monday, May 29, 2017 in observance of Memorial Day.

WHEN: Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 9:00am

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EVENT TYPE: More

Library Closed in observance of Memorial Day

The Library will be closed on Sunday, May 28, 2017 and Monday, May 29, 2017 in observance of Memorial Day.

WHEN: Monday, May 29, 2017 - 9:00am

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EVENT TYPE: More

Local Perspectives: A Panel Discussion on Local Products and Food Producers

With an increasing emphasis placed on the linkage between producer and consumer, the demand for locally produced goods has never been greater. Join us for a panel discussion highlighting the perspectives of five Ohio-based producers and advocates of local food and products.

WHEN: Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 7:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: More

Class Strife: a Multi-Generational Look through Literature Literature Series Presented by Barbara Parr

The struggle of the underclass in our country has transcended generations. The ongoing nature of this strife has placed it in the spotlight, allowing fascinating analysis and discussion to develop. This five-week class will begin with J.D.

WHEN: Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 7:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Multipurpose Room

EVENT TYPE: More

Author Event - Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood Book by Lisa Damour, PhD Presented by the YMCA of Greater Cleveland

“Just wait till she’s a teenager!” Most parents have been warned about the stress of raising a teen girl: the friction with friends, the rush of emotions and the stinging rudeness followed by sweet affection.

WHEN: Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 7:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Meet the Author

Documentary - Death by Design (2016) Directed by Sue Williams Presented by Rust Belt Riders Composting

Consumers love—and live on—their smartphones, tablets and laptops. A cascade of new devices pour endlessly into the market, promising even better communication, non-stop entertainment and instant information. The numbers are staggering. By 2020, four billion people will have a personal computer.

WHEN: Friday, June 2, 2017 - 6:30pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Weekday Documentaries

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