Adult Program

Shelley Pearsall: Book Launch Party

02/18/2020 7:00 PM

Come celebrate the newest book by local children’s author, Shelley Pearsall.  Things Seen From Above (grades 4 - 6) is the heart-warming story of an outcast boy who sees the world in his own unique way—and the sixth grade girl who discovers his secret. This opportunity to meet Shelley Pearsall also includes a short program and reading, refreshments, and introductions of local students who helped with the book. All ages welcome. Books will be available for purchase and signing, courtesy of The Learned Owl Book Shop. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library.

Escher String Quartet

03/26/2020 7:00 PM

We are excited to announce that the Tuesday Musical Association is bringing the Escher String Quartet back to the library. The Escher String Quartet has received acclaim for its expressive, nuanced performances that combine unusual textural clarity with a rich, blended sound. A former BBC New Generation Artist, the quartet has performed at the BBC Proms at Cadogan Hall and is a regular guest at Wigmore Hall.

Tiffany Glass Art Workshop

02/20/2020 6:00 PM

Join us as Art Historian Felicia Stadelman presents an interactive art program in which you will learn about the artist Louis Comfort Tiffany who turned art into industry to satisfy his own creative energy. Inspired by his magnificent windows, we will recreate our own framed masterpiece by painting on glass. Discover your inner artist with step-by-step instruction. This program is paid for in part by the Friends of the Library.

The Chardon Polka Band

01/21/2020 7:00 PM

This family-friendly program is back by popular demand! Come see a polka band with attitude. The Chardon Polka Band breathes new life into the polka genre with their offbeat antics and one-of-kind style. Performing polka favorites with new energy and excitement, this is a great concert for polka aficionados and non-polka-fans alike. The Chardon Polka Band plays traditional polkas, but sometimes morphs into modern renditions of the same songs. The band’s range of style is as eccentric as its members.

Calligraphy & Hand Lettering for Beginners

11/21/2019 6:30 PM

Back by Popular Demand!  Join us for an introduction to modern hand lettering with Katie Uher from ALittleAfterNine. This workshop is for beginners and covers the basics of lettering with brush markers. You will be provided with two specialty markers, a custom created workbook, and 1.5 hours of expert instruction. This program is paid for in part by the Friends of the Library.

Fei-Fei in Concert

11/19/2019 7:00 PM

Praised for her “bountiful gifts and passionate immersion into the music she touches” (The Plain Dealer), Chinese pianist Fei-Fei is a winner of the Concert Artists Guild Competition and a finalist at the 14th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. She continues to build a reputation for her poetic interpretations, charming audiences with her passion and winning stage presence. Experience her stunning performance at the library on Tuesday, November 19 at 7 PM.

Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know

10/24/2019 7:00 PM

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer after skin cancer and the leading cause of death of women in the United States, second to lung cancer. Join Sharon Inzetta RN, MS, as she gives her presentation on breast cancer basics. Sharon is the RN Coordinator of Breast Health at Summa Health Systems - Akron Campus. During her presentation, Sharon will discuss cancer statistics, risk factors, and prevention methods. She will also discuss early detection and imaging for breast cancer screening, and review breast anatomy and the types of breast cancer.

Teen Author Awards & Meet the Author

11/09/2019 1:00 PM
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Celebrate our local teen authors at this awards reception for the winners of our Teen Creative Writing Contest

Tech Talk Series: Facebook Privacy and Security

09/05/2019 7:00 PM

Join us for the first class in our new Tech Talk series: Facebook Privacy and Security. Facebook users will learn how to adjust privacy settings and some tips on how to keep your information safe. You must already be using a current Facebook account to attend. Seating is limited: Registration begins at 9 AM on Monday, August 5. To register, call (330) 688-3295 ext. 4 or visit

Acme Community Cashback

08/08/2019 (All day)

Please start collecting your Acme Fresh Market receipts. Over the years, your receipts have generated over $16,000 for the library!  Thank you for helping us add books to our library.   A collection box for receipts is located near the Circulation Desk.    

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