Literature Discussion: Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City Presented by Dr. Roland Anglin

For more than ten million households in America, life is a daily struggle as residents spend more than half of their income on rent and utilities. Libraries across the county will discuss the book Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond.

Monday, January 15, 2018 - 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, January 16, 2018 - 6:00pm

Main Library Learning Lab

Forum: Entertainment as Activism Presented by the LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland

In our modern world, activism can take many forms. Whether one is petitioning to affect policy or sharing social media content with a good message, both can be considered activism. Join the

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 7:00pm

Main Library Auditorium

International Lakewood: World in Your Backyard Two Part Series Presentation by Kenneth J. Kovach

The first part of this series, International Lakewood, explores the great diversity of peoples and cultures in the residents of Lakewood, Ohio and presents a "big picture" of the immigrants and refugees who make Northeast Ohio their home.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 7:00pm

Main Library Auditorium

International Lakewood: World in Your Backyard Two Part Series Presentation by Kenneth J. Kovach

The first part of this series, International Lakewood, explores the great diversity of peoples and cultures in the residents of Lakewood, Ohio and presents a "big picture" of the immigrants and refugees who make Northeast Ohio their home.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 7:00pm

Main Library Auditorium

Lakewood Historical Society - A History of Medications Presentation by Tom Strong

We have come a long way from the development of the first pharmaceutical drug in 1898: Bayer Aspirin. Bayer was the accessible, over-the-counter remedy everyone knew.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 7:00pm

Main Library Auditorium

Literature Discussion: Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City Presented by Dr. Roland Anglin AT THE MADISON BRANCH

For more than ten million households in America, life is a daily struggle as residents spend more than half of their income on rent and utilities. Libraries across the county will discuss the book Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond.

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 7:00pm

Madison Branch

Literature Discussion: Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City Presented by Dr. Roland Anglin

For more than ten million households in America, life is a daily struggle as residents spend more than half of their income on rent and utilities. Libraries across the county will discuss the book Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond.

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 7:00pm

Madison Branch

Coast Line: Poetry Reading Series Readings by Mary Biddinger, Caryl Pagel and Michelle R. Smith

Akron poet Mary Biddinger is the author of five books of poetry, and she is Professor and Assistant Chair of the English Department at the University of Akron, where she is on the faculty of the NEOMFA: Northeast Ohio Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 7:00pm

Main Library Auditorium

Non-Fiction Book Club

Come and join the conversation during our newest book club. There are sure to be serious and thought-provoking discussions about many subjects inspired by these non-fiction works. Tonight we will discuss Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond.

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 7:00pm

Main Library Meeting Room

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