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Genealogy Workshop. Taught by Deborah Abbott, PhD

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 using the free Library Edition of ancestry.com, the world’s largest collection of online records. The Library Edition of ancestry.com is free to use every day at […] Read More

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Literature Discussion – Mythological Retelling: Circe Literature Series presented by Barbara Parr

The fourth program in our four-part course led by Barbara Parr, an instructor with Case Western Reserve University’s Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program. Participants will read Circe by Madeline Miller alongside selections from the epic poem The Odyssey by Homer, that inspired Miller’s novel. Register online at lifelonglearningcleveland.org or call (216) 226-8275, ext. […] Read More

Genealogy Workshop. Taught by Deborah Abbott, PhD  featured image

Genealogy Workshop. Taught by Deborah Abbott, PhD

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 using the free Library Edition of ancestry.com, the world’s largest collection of online records. The Library Edition of ancestry.com is free to use every day at […] Read More

Lakewood Historical Society Programs Lincoln’s Assassination: The Complete Story Presentation by Mel Maurer  featured image

Lakewood Historical Society Programs Lincoln’s Assassination: The Complete Story Presentation by Mel Maurer

Most Americans know that President Abraham Lincoln was shot and killed by John Wilkes Booth. Far fewer know the full story of the plots that led to his assassination on April 14, 1865. Booth did not act alone; he was the leader of a small band formed to kidnap the president and hold him for […] Read More

Great Decisions in Libraries – Decoding U.S.-China Trade. Presentation by Paul Schroeder, PhD  featured image

Great Decisions in Libraries – Decoding U.S.-China Trade. Presentation by Paul Schroeder, PhD

The United States still uses centuries-old numbers to measure trade. This antiquated system mangles understanding of the US-China trade relationship, shrinking America’s true economic size, while swelling China’s. After a brief video, Paul Schroeder, professor at Case Western Reserve University, will lead a discussion and help to answer the complex questions surrounding US-China trade relations. […] Read More