Adult Program

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

World War II Akron

09/10/2019 7:00 PM

Local author Tim Carroll talks about and signs copies of his new book, World War II Akron. Carroll’s book examines how the men and women of Akron played their own unique part in the epic struggle of World War II, both at home and abroad. 

What's New with the River?

09/03/2019 6:30 PM

What’s New with the River?  Cleaning Up the Cuyahoga and Celebrating Our Success

This summer marked the 50th anniversary of the Cuyahoga River catching on fire. Join Arrye Rosser, as she presents the success and progress of the river today. Arrye is the Natural Resources Chair at League of Women Voters of the Akron Area. Registration begins at 9 AM on Monday, August 5. To register, call (330) 688-3295 ext. 4 or visit This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Paw Fest

09/15/2019 10:00 AM
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Pop-Up Library at Silver Springs Park


Visit the Pop-Up Library at Paw Fest on September 15 from 10 AM-4 PM at Bow Wow Beach Dog Park in Silver Springs Park, 5027 Stow Road.

Totally Rad Ultimate '90s Party

08/21/2019 6:30 PM

Sup?! Do you love everything about the 1990s? We sure do! Bring your homies and join us to celebrate all the super cool things that made growing up in the ‘90s all that and a bag of chips.

Listen to some of the greatest ‘90s jams. Play Name that TV Theme Song and other fun trivia. Experience some the best toys, board games and video games that the ‘90s had to offer. Enjoy a delicious ‘90s snack and beverage. And so much more!

No registration. Just stop in and enjoy the party.

This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. 

Essential Oils: Back-to-School Wellness

08/15/2019 7:00 PM

Get the whole family ready for school with essential oils.  Christina Dawson, doTERRA Wellness Advocate, will discuss how essential oils can help with immune support, focus, and concentration. She will also share how to create hand sanitizers and lice prevention sprays. Learn which oils are best to diffuse while studying and taking tests, and the best oils to defuse in the classroom or daycare.
This presentation is geared towards families, teachers, and school staff members. This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Ohio Charm Bracelets: Make It & Take It Craft

08/13/2019 6:00 PM

Make an Ohio charm bracelet during this Make It & Take It Craft Class, led by April, The Sassy Trashionista! Cost of ticket includes all instruction and the materials needed to create a charm bracelet with one Ohio-shaped charm, up to 4 additional charms with your choice of designs or words (over 200 designs and 2 dozen fonts available). Bracelets are made of adjustable surgical stainless steel and charms are available in your choice of different metals and shapes. No experience necessary.  This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Perennial Exchange

05/29/2019 7:00 PM
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CANCELED due to weather

Join other gardening enthusiasts at our library’s Perennial Exchange.  We will hold the exchange (weather permitting) in our back parking lot. Check-in begins at 6:30 PM. We welcome as many plants as you would like to share, with the exception of invasive perennials. We recommend bringing a plant flat or box to carry plants during the exchange. You will receive free tickets for the number of plants you bring. A ticket is used for each plant you select at the exchange. During check-in, the plants will be organized on tables according to sun/shade requirements.

Hiking for Beginners

07/18/2019 7:00 PM

New to hiking? Before venturing out, learn the basics from expert Chris Shaffer of Appalachian Outfitters. During his presentation, you will learn hiking essentials like great beginner trails, what to wear, what to bring, trail etiquette, and more. This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

It's a Wonderful Life: Behind the Scenes of a Holiday Classic

12/11/2019 6:30 PM

It’s a Wonderful Life premiered over 70 years ago, and since then Frank Capra’s holiday classic has been reigniting the spirit of the season in audiences for generations. Join Carl Quatraro as he presents an informative and entertaining look at the making of the holiday classic. Learn how the film got its start, its production, cast, its comeback on TV, and what makes the film so endearing today.  This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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