The veteran entertainer will kick off the Library's Sesquicentennial with "A Conversation with Nick Offerman" at the Akron Civic Theater on Wednesday, November 15, 2023, at 7:30 p.m.

Famous for his iconic roles and undeniable wit,  the renowned actor, comedian, and author will share his incredible journey, hilarious anecdotes, and insights into the world of literature and creativity. Nick will be joined on stage for this conversation with WKYC anchor Betsy Kling.

All proceeds from the fundraising event will support the Akron-Summit County Public Library's mission of providing exceptional resources, programs, and services to its vibrant community for 150 years and counting.

Tickets range from $45 to $75 and may be purchased at the Akron Civic Theatre box office or online at Ticketmaster. 

The community is encouraged not to miss the unique opportunity to engage with a true artist and advocate of the literary world. For information about the event, visit


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