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Presentation: Aid and Attendance Benefit for Veterans

Presentation by Rich Rompala of Senior Veterans Administration Services of Ohio. Since 1951, the little-known Aid and Attendance Benefit has been available to qualifying veterans, their surviving spouses and dependent children. Senior Veterans Administration Services of Ohio functions as a resource for war time veterans and families and specifically exists to provide information, without cost […] Read More

Genealogy Workshop Taught by 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 […] Read More

Documentary – Intelligent Lives (2018)

Presented by The Up Side of Downs. This film stars three pioneering young American adults with intellectual disabilities: Micah, Naieer and Naomie. They challenge perceptions of intelligence as they navigate high school, college and the workforce. Academy Award-winning actor Chris Cooper narrates their stories while unpacking the ongoing and shameful track record of intelligence testing […] Read More

Documentary – The Mask You Live In (2015)

Directed by Jennifer Siebel NewsomPresented by Empowering Youth, Exploring Justice America’s narrow definition of masculinity demands that boys often sacrifice intimacy, ridicule emotional expression and reject anything feminine. They are taught to degrade women and solve issues with violence. The Mask You Live In follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true […] Read More

Lakewood Historical Society – The History of Immigration in America

Presentation by Richard Boyd “Who have we welcomed, and who have we not?” That is one of the key questions to understanding the history of immigration to the United States. Dr. Richard Boyd will shed light on some fascinating answers to that and other questions about this always current and controversial topic. Boyd is no […] Read More

Author Event – Women in Poetry Night

This evening will highlight the challenges of being a poet, a translator and a woman. The authors will discuss themes in their works, describe their writing and publishing processes, and read samples of their poems, Meditations in the Feminine translated from the original by Leanne Hoppe and They Were Bears by Sarah Marcus. Translator Leanne […] Read More