Lakewood Historical Society - Travels of a Lakewood Lady, 1871 to the 1920s - Presented by Lisa Alleman

From the Great Chicago Fire to the assassination of President William McKinley, Lakewood’s Emma Beach visited some of the great scenes of American history around the turn of the twentieth century.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 7:00pm

Main Library Auditorium

Concert - Drumplay

Cleveland’s world/jazz outfit, Drumplay, is celebrating twenty-five years as a working ensemble, assembling some of the area’s top talent for their shows since 1992. Their sound is a wide open one—combining various percussive elements with strings and horns.

Friday, April 14, 2017 - 7:00pm

Main Library Auditorium

Workshop - Genealogy

How far back would you like to trace your family tree? What will you find? Genealogist Deborah Abbott will show you how to unlock the secrets held by census reports, military records, birth certificates and death notices in this hands-on workshop. Unravel your history with professional results.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 6:00pm

Main Library Learning Lab

Foster Care Forum: Is the System in Northeast Ohio Broken? Presented by Case Western Reserve University, the Plain Dealer and the League of Women Voters Moderated by Phillip Morris of the Plain Dealer

Foster care is a system meant to create a safe home for children, but in northeast Ohio this is not always the case.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 7:00pm

Main Library Auditorium

Workshop - Poetry Workshop Lead by Leanne Hoppe

“There is a house that is no more a house, / Upon a farm that is no more a farm / And in a town that is no more a town. / The road there, if you’ll let a guide direct you / Who only has at heart your getting lost, / May seem as if it should have been a quarry” – Robert Frost.

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 7:00pm

Main Library Auditorium

Coast Line: Poetry Readings by Nin Andrews, Kisha Nicole Foster and Dave Lucas

Nin Andrews is the author of fourteen collections of poetry including Sleeping with Houdini, Why God Is a Woman and Southern Comfort.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 7:00pm

Main Library Auditorium

Workshop - Poetry Workshop Lead by Leanne Hoppe

“There is a house that is no more a house, / Upon a farm that is no more a farm / And in a town that is no more a town. / The road there, if you’ll let a guide direct you / Who only has at heart your getting lost, / May seem as if it should have been a quarry” – Robert Frost.

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 7:00pm

Main Library Auditorium

Talk - Our Cleveland Indians: American League Champions 2016 Presentation by Ryan Robbins

Ryan Robbins, Director of Corporate Partnerships and Premium Hospitality with the Cleveland Indians, has seen the team rise to great heights during his time with the club, from renovations to Progressive Field to clinching the AL Pennant and the whirlwind game seven of the 2016 World Series held

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 7:00pm

Main Library Auditorium

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.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 7:00pm

Main Library Multipurpose Room

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.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 7:00pm

Main Library Auditorium

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