Traveling Stanzas: Immigrant Voices

Lakewood Public Library and Wick Poetry Center partnered together to present Traveling Stanzas: Immigrant Voices, an interactive exhibit including creative writing tools and activities. The exhibit at the Library highlighted the immigrant experience through poetry created by our Lakewood neighbors and was displayed from March 1 through May 15, 2019. Poems created in the exhibit can be viewed here.

Learn more about the backgrounds, observations and feelings of our neighbors when you attend supporting programs throughout the Spring and Summer months. 


Telling Our American Story: Immigrant Literature Series

Presented by Barbara Parr. Discuss the books Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín and West of Kabul, East of New York by Tamim Ansary, two immigration stories, during this four-part course led by Barbara Parr, an instructor with Case Western Reserve University’s Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program. Please read the first 125 pages of Brooklyn […] Read More

Immigration Legislation in the United States

Presented by Magistrate Barbara Greenberg. From the very beginning of American history, immigration has been a point of debate in communities and courtrooms across the nation. During this four-week series participants will discuss the cases that made immigration legislation what it is today with Barbara Greenberg, a magistrate for Bedford Municipal Court and the Cuyahoga […] Read More