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Genealogy Workshop (Deborah Abbott, PhD) Call to register

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

Book Discussion – The Sixth Extinction

Book by Elizabeth Kolbert. Led by Greg Smith. Over the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions, when the diversity of life on earth suddenly and dramatically contracted. Scientists around the world are currently monitoring the sixth extinction, predicted to be the most devastating extinction event since the asteroid impact that […] Read More

LakewoodAlive Front Porch Concert – Lightnin Rod & The Thunderbolts

Join us on the Lakewood Public Library Main Front Porch Friday evenings at 7:00 p.m. for LakewoodAlive’s Front Porch Concert Series. Week 2 features Lightnin Rod & The Thunderbolts, a rocking blues band that also combines elements of soul, Motown, gospel and roots to create a unique sound. Read More

Documentary – 1 in 3 (2010)

Directed by Lagueria Davis. Presented by Laura Cowan of the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority. One in three women experience a situation of domestic violence in their lifetime. It’s a prevalent issue, yet not one often talked about. This film features Ophelia Metz, mother of two, as she escapes her own violent situation. When she leaves, […] Read More

LakewoodAlive Front Porch Concert – The Rough & Tumble

Join us on the Lakewood Public Library Main Front Porch Friday evenings at 7:00 p.m. for LakewoodAlive’s Front Porch Concert Series. Week 3 features The Rough & Tumble. Prolific songwriters and born-travelers, this folk-Americana duo takes its audience on a musical adventure with the unique sound and energy they bring to every performance. Read More

LakewoodAlive Front Porch Concert – The Lakewood Music Collective

Join us on the Lakewood Public Library Main Front Porch Friday evenings at 7:00 p.m. for LakewoodAlive’s Front Porch Concert Series. Week 4 features a talented group of performers representing The Lakewood Music Collective. Read More

Talk – How to Repair a Bike

Presentation by Ryan Sheldon. If you use your bicycle as a mode of transportation, you’re not alone. Lakewoodites have taken to the streets and use their wheels for everything from recreational rides to daily commutes. As any cyclist knows, one pothole or flat tire can put the brakes on an otherwise enjoyable ride. Learn the […] Read More

LakewoodAlive Front Porch Concert – Mimi Arden

Join us on the Lakewood Public Library Main Front Porch Friday evenings at 7:00 p.m. for LakewoodAlive’s Front Porch Concert Series. Week 5 features Mimi Arden, a talented indie rock band from Cleveland with influences in folk and soul music. Read More