Adult Events

From book clubs and meet the author events to lectures and films, the Library offers a wide array of adult programming designed to fit everyone’s interest.

Concert – Qwik Sil-ver

Since its inception eleven years ago, Qwik Sil-ver has been rocking Northeast Ohio stages including The Ohio State Fair, The Cleveland Agora, Summit County Fair, Crocker Park, Mantua Potato Festival, Mapleside Farms’ Johnny Appleseed Festival, 100th Bomb Group and Taste of Hudson. Combine a soulful guitar, tight rhythm section, horns (yes horns), and the sweet […] Read More

Talk – Mental Health in Cleveland

Presentation by National Alliance on Mental Illness. The topic of mental illness tends to carry a heavy stigma. Those who struggle are often afraid to seek help for fear of judgment or isolation. In order to eradicate this stigma, there needs to be open dialogue about the facts of mental health and what we can […] Read More

Knit & Lit Book Club – The Buried Book

Come share your passion for great literature and show off your knitting, crocheting, counted cross-stitch, embroidery and quilting works-in-progress. Tonight we will discuss The Buried Book by D.M. Pulley. Read More

Literature Series – To Ban a Mockingbird – Call to Register

Call to register. To Ban a Mockingbird in 2018. Literature Series presented by Barbara Parr.To Kill a Mockingbird is a masterpiece of American literature that speaks to our current time as poignantly as it did in 1960. This work continues to be banned from school reading lists due to its controversial subject material. Harper Lee’s […] Read More

Next Chapter Book Club

We will continue “Charlotte’s Web” by E.B. White. Read More

Next Chapter Book Club

A book club for adults with Down syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy and other intellectual and developmental disabilities. Participants must be at least 18 years old. Registration is required. Read More

Booked for Murder – Louisiana Longshot

If you share a passion for mystery, join the group each month to discuss your favorites and selections made by group members. Tonight we will discuss: Louisiana Longshot: A Miss Foutune Mystery by Jana Deleon. Read More

Film – In a Lonely Place (Barbara Steffek-Hill)

At any given moment, screenwriter Dix Steele (Humphrey Bogart) can explode into a rage. So far he’s been given a pass, but when a woman last known to be in his apartment is murdered, suspicion falls upon him. Neighbor Laurel Gray (Gloria Grahame) saw her leave Dix’s place alone and tells police. After initial verbal […] Read More

Embracing Diversity Community Forum

LakewoodAlive hosts Embracing Diversity Community Forum on May 23, 2018 with a distinguished group of panelists; Public is invited to attend. The benefits arising from societal diversity are well-documented.  Research shows being exposed to people who are different from us broadens our horizons, enhances our creativity and even makes us happier.  But how exactly can […] Read More

Concert – Moustache Yourself

Moustache Yourself is a gypsy jazz and swing band based in Northeast Ohio. Gypsy jazz, also known as gypsy swing, hot club jazz, or by the French name, “Jazz Manouche” (not to be confused with Jazz Moustache), is a style of jazz music made famous by guitarist Django Reinhardt in the 1930s. Its infectious rhythm […] Read More