Featured Programs

Swing Dance Party with Live Swing Band Presented by Get Hep Swing and the Scimitars Swing Band

Haven’t you always wanted to learn how to partner dance? Get started today by learning the easiest form of swing dancing—the Jitterbug! This event features an introductory lesson followed by a dance party with the Scimitars Swing Band.

WHEN: Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 6:30pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Multipurpose Room

EVENT TYPE: More

Author Event - Deadly Homecoming at Rosemont: a Wrenn Grayson Mystery Book by Connie Chappell

Historian Wrenn Grayson arrives at the Rosemont mansion expecting to receive payment for her services from the mansion’s new owner, Clay Addison. That expectation dies when she and Clay find Trey Rosemont murdered on the foyer floor.

WHEN: Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 7:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Meet the Author

Booked For Murder: Detectives around the World

Discover a new place and uncover a mystery, as you follow a different detectives through different locations each month. Tonight we will discuss The Ice Princess by Camilla Läckberg (Fjällbacka, Sweden).

WHEN: Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 7:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Meeting Room

EVENT TYPE: Booked for Murder

Lakewood LibraryCon: Film Marathon

Take a break from the action upstairs at LibraryCon to pop in on a film. The films will be played in the following order: 

WHEN: Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 1:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: More

Lakewood LibraryCon

Did you know that Cleveland is the original birthplace of Superman? Writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster created the iconic comic book character while they were still high school students living in Cleveland in 1933.

WHEN: Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 4:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Multipurpose Room

EVENT TYPE: More

Film - Comic Book: the Movie (2004)

Mark Hamill directs and stars in the straight-to-video mockumentary Comic Book: The Movie, largely filmed on-location at the 2002 Comic-Con International in San Diego, California.

WHEN: Monday, August 21, 2017 - 6:30pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: More

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

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

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