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Documentary: Finding Kim (2016) Directed by Aaron Bear Presented by BRAVO

Follow the transformation of Kim, a 50-year-old transgender man from Seattle. Join his journey through top surgery, finding the perfect words for his family, and finally navigating the world as the person he was always meant to be. Finding Kim takes the viewer through this transition in detail, answering questions that many have regarding the […] Read More

International Lakewood: World in Your Backyard Two Part Series Presentation by K

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. The second part, The World in Your Backyard: Immigrants and Refugees Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, explores the […] Read More

Lakewood Historical Society – A History of Medications Presentation by Tom Stron

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. Tom Strong, health educator and patient advocate, will take us from these humble beginningsthrough the evolution of drugs over the past one hundred years. Strong will cover not only […] Read More

Literature Discussion: Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City Presente

ClevelandÂ’s Community Read: Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American CityThe City Club of Cleveland and the Libraries of Cleveland and surrounding cities are working together bring Matthew DesmondÂ’s book, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, to as many citizens as possible. This book covers a topic that effects every city in America, […] Read More

Coast Line: Poetry Reading Series Readings by Mary Biddinger, Caryl Pagel and Mi

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. Her works include Prairie Fever, the chapbook Saint […] 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 and other resources. Space is […] 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