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Memories of an Akron Christmas

Thursday, December 13 at 7 p.m.
Join local author and historian, Jeri Holland, as she explores Christmas memories and traditions practiced by the citizens of Summit County, from pioneers to the present time. Take a nostalgic look at shopping and window gazing in downtown Akron and discover multicultural influences on various toys and gifts that were shared among families through the years.

Archie the Talking Snowman is Coming Back to Life

For 35 years, children visited Archie, a 20 foot giant who debuted in Akron in 1968 at Chapel Hill Mall. This year Archie returns as part of Akron's annual Holidayfest at Lock 3. Join members of the Cuyahoga Falls Historical Society and their guest speakers Tommy Uplinger and David Burkett to hear about Archie's revival and upcoming plans.

The Cuyahoga Community Chorus Performs

Monday, December 10 at 7 p.m.
Take a break from the holiday bustle with the talented members of the Community Chorus under the direction of Ted Shure.

Christmas Craft

Wednesday, December 5 at 6:30
Make a festive holiday topiary to make your Christmas merry with Yvonne Simia of Pat Catan's. Materials fee of $15-all supplies are furnished. A finished centerpiece is on display in the library office. Registration is requested.

Murder and Mayhem in Akron and Summit County

Monday, December 3 at 7 p.m.

Meet with local author, historian and paranormal researcher, Jeri Holland to explore her new book about the darker side of life and death in our neck of the woods. The history of Akron and Summit County stretches back over 200 years and in that time many of its citizens have schemed, murdered, injured or otherwise been up to no good against against their fellow man. Copies of Jeri's books will be available for purchase and signing.

Holiday Harps

Saturday, December 1 at 2 p.m.
Enjoy beautiful holiday music performed by members of the Northeast Ohio Folk Harpists.

Movie: Brave

Sunday, November 18 at 2 p.m.
Rated PG

Understanding Medicare A,B,C &D and Healthcare Reform

Thursday, November 15 at 7 p.m.
Denise Ratchford, Paralegal from Shifrin, Newman and Smith will explain the process and plan choices, Medicare Supplemental Plans and The Extra Help progam. Registration is requested.

Ohio's Women and the Civil War Home Front

Wednesday, November 14 at 7 p.m.
Join members of the Cuyahoga Falls Historical Society and their special guest speaker, Dr. Kelly Selby. Dr. Selby's presentation will spotlight Ohio women's activities on the home front, focusing largely on Soldiers Aid Societies and the Sanitary Fairs in Cleveland and Cincinnati.

Black Soldiers in Post-Civil War Ohio

Tuesday, November 13 at 7 p.m.
Join members of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War and their special guest speaker, Dr. Kelly Selby.



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