Authors & Speakers

Our library presents a diverse and ongoing calendar of speakers, including notable local authors and engaging specialists for every audience.

The Silent Storm - John Boykin

Green Branch Library - Community Room
Monday, March 04: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Author to discuss his book The Silent Storm about his daughter's fight with cancer.

Maternal Failure - Barb Baltrinic

Tallmadge Branch Library - Community Room
Monday, March 04: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Barb Baltrinic discusses her newest book, Maternal Failure: A Memoir

“Off the Page” Author Series - Brian Castner

Firestone Park Branch Library - Community Room
Tuesday, March 05: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
The nonfiction writer, former Explosive Ordnance Disposal officer, and veteran of the Iraq War discusses his new book Disappointment River

The Freedom to Thrive After Trauma - Margaret Vasquez

Nordonia Hills Branch Library - Fenton Room
Thursday, March 14: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Margaret Vasquez discusses her recent book More Than Words: The Freedom to Thrive After Trauma

Beginner Writer Program - From Our Front Porches

Green Branch Library - Community Room
Saturday, March 16: 10:30am - 12:30pm
Lauren Burnett, Center for Inner Quality, will discuss beginning writing techniques.

World War II Akron - Tim Carroll

Goodyear Branch Library - Community Room
Monday, March 18: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Tim Carroll discusses his new book. Learn about how Summit County served in the war effort.

World War II Akron - Tim Carroll

Nordonia Hills Branch Library - Fenton Room
Tuesday, March 19: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Tim Carroll discusses his new book. Learn about how Summit County served in the war effort.

World War II Akron - Tim Carroll

Main Library - Meeting Room 2AB
Monday, March 25: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Tim Carroll discusses his new book. Learn about how Summit County served in the war effort.

I Will Find You - Joanna Connors

Main Library - Meeting Room 2AB
Wednesday, March 27: 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Plain Dealer columnist Joanna Powers will share passages from her book I Will Find You: A Reporter Investigates the Life of the Man Who Raped Her.
Content Warning: This program will share the experiences of a survivor of sexual violence.

World War II Akron - Tim Carroll

Green Branch Library - Community Room
Saturday, March 30: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Tim Carroll discusses his new book. Learn about how Summit County served in the war effort.


To learn more about programs like this, please visit our online calendar.

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