Community Conversation Ravenna is a one-of-a-kind initiative where hundreds of diverse residents, from all walks of life and socio-economic backgrounds, gather to share a meal and discuss meaningful and actionable ideas to strengthen our community.
Community members are invited to join us for a free performance of the Pulitzer-Prize winning play, Sweat, by the Public Theater of New York City’s Mobile Unit National on Wednesday, October 3 at 6:30 pm.
Join health and wellness coach, Carmen Williams, at Reed Memorial Library on Saturday, October 27 at 10:30 a.m. to learn how to divorce from stress for the last time.
Reed Memorial Library will host a movie night on Tuesday, October 30 at 6:30 p.m. This 1994 film inspired by Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein stars Robert De Niro, Kenneth Branagh, Tom Hulce, and Helena Bonham Carter. Director Branagh provides an emotionally complex and terrifying movie. Movie is rated R. No registration is required.
Adults are invited to Reed Memorial Library on Thursday, October 25 at 7:00 pm for an informal discussion of the book Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley.
Local author Eileen Petridis will be at Reed Memorial Library on Wednesday, October 17 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss her new memoir, Forgiven Faults: Mending the chains of love in an imperfect family.
Adults are invited to bring their friends and family and test their knowledge at Reed Memorial Library’s Trivia Night for Adults on Tuesday, October 16 at 6:30 pm. Participants may work in teams of up to four persons to test their knowledge in ten different categories ranging from history to pop culture. Expect some spooky Halloween trivia too!
Registration is required.
Why did early scientists think they could turn metal into gold? Professor Donald Fleming will be at Reed Memorial Library on Monday, October 15 at 7:00 p.m. to answer this question and share other connections between Frankenstein, early modern alchemy and occult philosophy. Professor Fleming is a member of the History Department at Hiram College.
Local author, Glady Ashenfelter, will be at Reed Memorial Library on Sunday, October 14 at 2:00 pm to booktalk her memoir, 20 Jobs: A Memoir.
Curious about upcoming and emerging technology? Stop by Reed Memorial Library’s Tech Petting Zoo on Monday, October 1 at 6:30 pm.
Participants will have the opportunity gain hands-on experience interacting with new technology trends, virtual reality, e-Health technology, and kids technology.