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.

Documentary – Apollo 11 (2019)

Directed by Todd Douglas Miller (94 minutes)Presented by Lake Erie Nature & Science Center A film fifty years in the making, Apollo 11 takes us straight to the heart of NASA’s most celebrated mission. Crafted from newly discovered 65mm footage and more than 11,000 hours of uncatalogued audio recordings, we’re able to experience those momentous […] Read More

Nonfiction Book Club

Come and join the conversation with our newest book club. There are sure to be serious and thought-provoking discussions about many subjects inspired by these nonfiction works. Tonight we will discuss The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage, and Fear in the Cyber Age by David E. Sanger. Read More

Great Decisions in Libraries – Nuclear Negotiations: Back to the Future?

Presentation by Jason Keiber, PhDNuclear weapons have not gone away, and the Trump administration has brought a new urgency to dealing with them. Can the art of the deal apply to stabilizing our nuclear future? After a brief video, Jason Keiber, assistant professor of International Studies and National Security at Baldwin Wallace University, will lead […] Read More

Film Series—Sam Fuller: Audacious Auteur: Forty Guns (1957)

Directed by Samuel Fuller (80 minutes) Presented by Terry MeehanJessica Drummond (Barbara Stanwyck) is a powerful landowner and the lawless queen of Cochise County. Her gang of gunmen dominates Fuller’s rugged canvas. When US Marshal Griff Bonnell (Barry Sullivan) comes to town to enforce the law, sparks fly. Will they shoot it out or fall […] Read More

Concert – Hiroya Tsukamoto

Hiroya Tsukamoto is an internationally acclaimed composer, guitarist and singer-songwriter from Kyoto, Japan. He began playing the five-string banjo when he was thirteen and took up the guitar shortly after. Tsukamoto will perform eclectic acoustic music combined with stories and Japanese folk songs. He promises to take us on an innovative, impressionistic journey filled with […] Read More

Knit & Lit Book Club

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 Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens. Read More

The Results Are In: Understanding Your DNA Test

Presentation by Mary JambaThe excitement of receiving your DNA results can quickly turn to confusion. Learn how to read the results of your research to identify matches, build relationships and interpret ethnicity estimates. Mary Jamba is an avid genealogist with twenty-six years of research experience and currently serves as program chair for the Western Reserve […] Read More

Booked for Murder Book Club

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 Beast in View by Margaret Millar and The Galton Case by Ross Macdonald. Read More

Author Event – Pit Bull Heroes: 45 Underdogs with Resilience and Heart

Book by Greg Murray. Meet Chad, the first pit bull in the pet therapy program at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; Apollo, who sniffs out narcotics at his job in Washington State; Charlie, who rallied a community to fight breed-specific legislation laws in Lakewood; and forty-six other underdogs. They are all pit bulls and heroes in […] Read More

Film – Libel (1959)

Directed by Anthony Asquith (100 minutes) Presented by Barbara Steffek-Hill Sir Mark Loddon (Dirk Bogarde) is a titled Englishman accused of being an impostor and a murderer. Despite presenting as a simple case of mistaken identity, complications grow as Sir Mark himself is unsure of his own identity. His wife, Lady Maggie (Olivia de Havilland), […] Read More