Featured Programs

Documentary - 45365 (2009)

45365 takes us on an unforgettable journey into a small town in Shelby County, Ohio.

WHEN: Friday, May 5, 2017 - 6:30pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Weekday Documentaries

Film - The Spy in Black (1939) - Presented by Barbara Steffek-Hill

In the middle of World War I, German U-boat commander Captain Hardt (Conrad Veidt) receives secret orders. Under cover of darkness, the sub surfaces and Hardt boards a small boat. He’s rowed ashore and makes contact with German agent Fraulein Thiel (Valerie Hobson).

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

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Lakewood Public Cinema

Concert - Uno Lady

Haunting, serene and always captivatingly beautiful, one-woman choir, Christa “Uno Lady” Ebert relies only on her voice for musical accompaniment.

WHEN: Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 2:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Sunday With The Friends

Talk - Public Utilities Commission of Ohio: Your Utilities Tune Up Presentation by Luka Papalko

A representative from the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio will be holding a workshop on all things utilities. Topics will include NOPEC, Energy Choice, consumer protection tips, energy efficiency tips and more.

WHEN: Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 7:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: More

Lakewood Historical Society - Historic Movie Theaters of Downtown Cleveland Book by Alan Dutka

Before becoming a performing arts center, Playhouse Square was where Clevelanders went to view first-run movies.

WHEN: Wednesday, May 10, 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 10, 2017 - 7:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Multipurpose Room

EVENT TYPE: More

Author Event - Peanut Butter Dogs Book by Greg Murray Presented by Cleveland Animal Protective League and My Best Friend’s Bowl

Yorkies, Retrievers, Pit Bulls, Great Danes, French Bulldogs and more! This winsome collection of photographs covers more than 140 lovable pups, most of them rescues, in expressions of peanut butter bliss. Names, ages and brief bios of each dog accompany their portraits.

WHEN: Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 7:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Multipurpose Room

EVENT TYPE: Meet the Author

Film - I Confess (1953) - Presented by Terry Meehan

Father Logan (Montgomery Clift), a devout Catholic priest at St. Marie’s in Quebec City, hears the confession of a man who says he has committed a murder.

WHEN: Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 6:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Lakewood Public Cinema

Concert - Hal Walker

Hal Walker is a Northeast Ohio treasure. Growing up in Kent, Ohio, Walker, a natural-born musician, enjoyed playing his harmonica along the banks of the Cuyahoga River.

WHEN: Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 2:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Sunday With The Friends

Documentary - American Revolutionary (2013)

What does it mean to be an American revolutionary today? Grace Lee Boggs is a ninety-eight year-old Chinese American woman in Detroit, Michigan whose vision of revolution will surprise you. A writer, activist and philosopher, she has devoted her life to an evolving revolution.

WHEN: Monday, May 15, 2017 - 6:30pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Weekday Documentaries

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