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North American First People's Day Event

A Commemoration of Native American History

2021-10-04 19:00:00 2021-10-04 20:00:00 America/New_York North American First People's Day Event Akron's annual commemoration of Native American history, life, and culture. Join us in person or via Zoom. Please register in person, by phone or online. Main Library Auditorium

Monday, October 04
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2021-10-04 19:00:00 2021-10-04 20:00:00 America/New_York North American First People's Day Event Akron's annual commemoration of Native American history, life, and culture. Join us in person or via Zoom. Please register in person, by phone or online. Main Library Auditorium

Akron's annual commemoration of Native American history, life, and culture. Join us in person or via Zoom. Please register in person, by phone or online.

Akron-Summit County Public Library and the Portage Path Collaborative will join with a coalition of history and education organizations to present live panel discussions about the importance of Native American Culture today and Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW.) 

Panelists will include artists Peter Jones (Onondaga/Seneca), Claire Heldman (Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of Eagle Butte South Dakota), Shanae Leone (Seminole), Lenore Waukau (Menominee) and other Native American women guests.

For more information about other North American First People's Day events, visit https://walkportagepath.com/

This program will be presented in person in the Main Library auditorium or virtually via Zoom. Please register to receive an e-mail with the participation weblink for the program. If you do not have an e-mail address, please create a free account or contact TechZone@Main, 330.643.9145, to learn how to set up an email account or learn how to participate by phone. A webcam and microphone may be necessary to participate fully in this interactive event. If you have one or neither of these, your participation may be limited.

Main Library

Phone: 330.643.9000

Hours
We're closed Monday July 04 due to Independence Day
Mon, Jun 27 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Jun 28 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jun 29 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jun 30 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jul 01 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jul 02 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jul 03 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

Main Library, located in the heart of downtown Akron, combines compelling public space with meaningful and relevant public library services for all members of our community. Since opening in 2004, the downtown library welcomes more than one million visitors each year.

Subject divisions include: Business, Government & Science, Culture & AV, Magazines & Newspapers, Special Collections (local history & genealogy), TechZone@Main, Teen, and a 12,000 square feet Children's Library.

Special services available at Main Library include: a Patent & Trademark Resource Center; U.S. Passport and Notary services; a Microbusiness Center; a Maker Space; a resource lab for early childhood educators; and regularly scheduled computer training classes. Also available at Main Library are more than 125 public access computers, color photocopiers/printers, laminating, scanning, faxing, and free Wi-Fi.

Specialized spaces include a 425-seat auditorium, public meeting rooms, and a used bookstore. An interior glass block walkway leads to a 600-space parking garage owned by the City of Akron. An outdoor amphitheater and landscaped park complete the complex.

Upcoming Events

Tue, Jun 28, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Registration is now closed

Tue, Jun 28, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Wed, Jun 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room
Registration is now closed

Wed, Jun 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children's Library Programming Room,Children's Library RECE Lab

Wed, Jun 29, 7:00pm - 7:30pm

Thu, Jun 30, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Thu, Jun 30, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Auditorium

Thu, Jun 30, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Auditorium

Fri, Jul 01, All day
Culture & AV

Sat, Jul 02, 10:30am - 12:00pm

Canceled
Sun, Jul 03, 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Tue, Jul 05, 10:00am - 8:00pm

Tue, Jul 05, 10:00am - 8:00pm

Tue, Jul 05, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Computer Lab 1

Wed, Jul 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Wed, Jul 06, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children's Library Programming Room,Children's Library RECE Lab

Thu, Jul 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Thu, Jul 07, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Computer Lab 1

Thu, Jul 07, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Auditorium

Thu, Jul 07, 6:30pm - 7:00pm

Thu, Jul 07, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Auditorium

Sat, Jul 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Children's Library Programming Room

Sun, Jul 10, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Auditorium

Mon, Jul 11, All day
Culture & AV

Mon, Jul 11, 10:30am - 11:00am

Tue, Jul 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room

Tue, Jul 12, 11:30am - 1:00pm

Wed, Jul 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Wed, Jul 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children's Library Programming Room,Children's Library RECE Lab

Wed, Jul 13, 7:00pm - 7:30pm

Thu, Jul 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Thu, Jul 14, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Auditorium

Thu, Jul 14, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Auditorium

Sat, Jul 16, 10:30am - 12:00pm

Sat, Jul 16, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Auditorium

Sat, Jul 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Park/Amphitheater

Sat, Jul 16, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Teen Meeting Room

Sun, Jul 17, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Auditorium

Mon, Jul 18, 10:30am - 11:00am

Mon, Jul 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Computer Lab 1

Mon, Jul 18, 6:00pm - 7:15pm

Mon, Jul 18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Auditorium

Tue, Jul 19, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Computer Lab 1

Wed, Jul 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Wed, Jul 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Computer Lab 1

Wed, Jul 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children's Library Programming Room,Children's Library RECE Lab

Thu, Jul 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Thu, Jul 21, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Computer Lab 1

Thu, Jul 21, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Auditorium

Thu, Jul 21, 6:30pm - 7:00pm

Thu, Jul 21, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Sun, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Auditorium

Mon, Jul 25, 10:30am - 11:00am

Mon, Jul 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meeting Room 2AB,Meeting Room 1,Meeting Room 3

Mon, Jul 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Computer Lab 1
Registration opens Tuesday, July 5 2022 at 9:00am

Mon, Jul 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room 2AB,Meeting Room 1,Meeting Room 3

Tue, Jul 26, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Computer Lab 1
Registration opens Tuesday, July 5 2022 at 9:00am

Tue, Jul 26, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Wed, Jul 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Wed, Jul 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Computer Lab 1
Registration opens Tuesday, July 5 2022 at 9:00am

Wed, Jul 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children's Library Programming Room,Children's Library RECE Lab

Wed, Jul 27, 7:00pm - 7:30pm

Thu, Jul 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Thu, Jul 28, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Computer Lab 1
Registration opens Tuesday, July 5 2022 at 9:00am

Thu, Jul 28, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Auditorium

Thu, Jul 28, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Auditorium