Featured Programs

Author Event - Whiskers of the Lion: An Amish-Country Mystery Book by P. L. Gaus, PhD

Sheriff Bruce Robertson is charged with finding Fannie Helmuth, a young Amish woman who is hiding from a murderous drug ring.

WHEN: Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 7:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Meet the Author

Front Porch Concert Series - Presented by LakewoodAlive

LakewoodAlive, in collaboration with Lakewood Public Library, Bentley Wealth Management of Raymond James and Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, is proud to announce the eighth annual Front Porch Concert Series. Held on the Library’s Front Porch, these concerts are free and open to the public.

WHEN: Friday, August 4, 2017 - 7:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Front Porch

EVENT TYPE: More

Film - Made in Cleveland (2013)

In the style of anthology films like Paris Je T’aime, this is a tale of love, life and the pursuit of happiness—Cleveland style.

WHEN: Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 6:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Lakewood Public Cinema

Concert - Colin Dussault Blues Project

Colin Dussault, the hardest working bluesman in Cleveland, will tell you straight up that he had no choice but to be a musician. It wasn’t exactly a vocational choice. Born the son of a bass player, rhythm and blues flowed through his veins from an early age.

WHEN: Sunday, August 6, 2017 - 2:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Sunday With The Friends

Documentary - Dear Mr. Watterson (2013)

Calvin and Hobbes dominated the Sunday comics in thousands of newspapers for over ten years and had a profound effect on millions of readers across the globe.

WHEN: Monday, August 7, 2017 - 6:30pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Weekday Documentaries

Talk - Truth, Justice and the Cleveland Way Presentation by Dennis R. Sutcliffe

Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, two kids from Glenville High School, created the world’s most enduring superhero. Meet the original Superman and learn how he was influenced by the boys’ lives in Cleveland!

WHEN: Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 7:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: More

Using My Voice to Change the World Presentation by Mike Pistorino

Growing up in the Bronx, Mike Pistorino wanted what all children want and deserve—to be happy, to be loved and to be free. Instead, he was neglected by family and subjected to horrific sexual abuse at the hands of a neighbor.

WHEN: Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 7:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: More

Front Porch Concert Series - Presented by LakewoodAlive

LakewoodAlive, in collaboration with Lakewood Public Library, Bentley Wealth Management of Raymond James and Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, is proud to announce the eighth annual Front Porch Concert Series. Held on the Library’s Front Porch, these concerts are free and open to the public.

WHEN: Friday, August 11, 2017 - 7:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Front Porch

EVENT TYPE: More

Film - Rear Window (1954) - Presented by Terry Meehan

Photojournalist L. B. “Jeff” Jeffries (James Stewart) is laid up with a broken leg and has nothing better to do than spy on his neighbors across the courtyard of his Greenwich Village apartment.

WHEN: Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 6:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Lakewood Public Cinema

Concert - ContempOpera Cleveland Presents "Time Passages"

Join soprano Andrea Anelli and ContempOpera Cleveland artists for an afternoon of beautiful and evocative musical selections from operatic and vocal repertoire spanning five centuries.  "Time Passages: A Musical Journey through the History of Opera” will feature the work of diverse composers

WHEN: Sunday, August 13, 2017 - 2:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Sunday With The Friends

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