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.

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

Crescent City Crimes: Old New Orleans 1718–1918 Book by Charles Cassady Jr.

In the first 200 years of New Orleans history, the Crescent City has earned a reputation for sin, temptation, intrigue, lawlessness, ritual-magic, and ghosts. Step back in time to the city’s first few crime-stained centuries—from 1718–1918—to explore classic tales of mischief, mayhem, and skullduggery. Meet a cast of rascals and ruffians as you relive the […] Read More

Don Drumm: The Sculptor,-Designer Craftsman Book by D.A. Schafer

There are so many life stories that need to be told. Men and women that have shaped and molded art history. One such as this, an Ohioan, rooted in the mid-west, but extensively represented throughout the world, Don Drumm. He has left an indelible mark on art. Dolores Schafer was presented with the opportunity to […] Read More

Booked For Murder: Edgar Award Winners – A Cold Red Sunrise

Can these tales live up to those written by Edgar Allan Poe, the author for whom the award was named? Join the group each month to see if you can tell the writers from the madmen. Tonight we will discuss 1989 winner A Cold Red Sunrise by Stuart Kaminsky. Read More

Film – Only Angels Have Wings (1939) Presented by Barbara Steffek-Hill

A ship with passenger Bonnie Lee (Jean Arthur) aboard docks at a stop-over South American trading port where Geoff Carter (Cary Grant) runs Barranca Airlines. Her main priority becomes Carter. Getting mail deliveries to their destinations on time tops his list. The pilots need all the skills at their command for navigating through erratic weather […] Read More

Concert – Jen Maurer and Anthony Papaleo

This Rockin Duo performs a unique blend of Blues and Americana, featuring a standup bass, duling vocals and a killer electric guitar! These well sesoned musicians have played in and around Ohio for years in groups such as Mo’MoJo, Jen Maurer Music, The Rhondas, Hoseff and many more. Jen Maurer is a local standout, always […] Read More

Landlord and Tenant Rights Presentation by Sherrie Royster Presented by the Clev

Cleveland and the surrounding cities, like Lakewood, have a large amount of rental homes and tenets. Leading to many landlord and tenant relationships. Are you one half of one of this sometimes stressful partnerships? Do you know your rights if you find you need to evict a tenant, or what your rights are if you […] Read More

Knit & Lit Book Club – Our Souls at Night

Come share your passion for great literature and show off your knitting, crocheting, counted cross-stich, embroidery and quilting works-in-progress. Tonight we will discuss Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf. Read More

Genealogy Workshops Taught by Deborah Abbott, PhD

How far back would you like to trace your family tree? 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 using the free Library Edition of ancestry.com and other resources. Space is […] Read More