Science Café

Science Café welcomes people who might not normally get involved in scientific discussions. This open event is not an ordinary lecture, it’s a casual and interactive conversation with a scientist on a particular topic.


Saturday, February 9, 2019, 10:30am - 11:30am

A Conversation About Genetics

Presented by Katie Bennett
Join geneticist Katie Bennett for a conversation on gene therapy, genetic engineering, and the emerging field of precision medicine.


Saturday, March 23, 2019, 10:30am - 11:30am

Hands On With eHealth Devices

Presented by Kelli Nikola and Lyndsey Wasio
Learn about the latest way to keep healthy, track your fitness goals, and more with the Consumer Health Information Specialists from Main Library’s Science & Technology division.


Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10:30am - 11:30am

Exploring the Invisible World with Microscopes

Presented by Members of ACESS - The Akron Council of Engineering and Scientific Societies

Family fun in miniature at this Science Café about microscopes.  Grown-ups and kids will explore different types of microscopes in this hands-on event presented by ACESS, the Akron Council of Engineering and Scientific Societies. The Science Cafe meets in Science & Technology division on the first floor of Main Library.


Akron Science Café – Science fun and fellowship for adults, but kids like it, too.

Contact the Science & Technology Division at 330-643-9075 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve your spot and receive a list of recommended readings selected by our guest scientists.

Science Café will meet in the Science & Technology Division on the first floor of Main Library.

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