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Basic Automotive Technology

2023-03-04 11:00:00 2023-03-04 14:00:00 America/New_York Basic Automotive Technology Join a master mechanic and forensic consultant for a straightforward class for the automobile enthusiast, student, consumer, and job seeker. Learn about major automobile systems in simple terms. Main Library - Meeting Room 1

Saturday, March 04
11:00am - 2:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-03-04 11:00:00 2023-03-04 14:00:00 America/New_York Basic Automotive Technology Join a master mechanic and forensic consultant for a straightforward class for the automobile enthusiast, student, consumer, and job seeker. Learn about major automobile systems in simple terms. Main Library - Meeting Room 1

Main Library

Meeting Room 1

Join a master mechanic and forensic consultant for a straightforward class for the automobile enthusiast, student, consumer, and job seeker. Learn about major automobile systems in simple terms.

Register online, in person, or by phone at 330.643.9020.

Join master mechanic and forensic consultant H. Lyn Smith as he presents a straightforward class for the automobile enthusiast, student, consumer, and job seeker. In the program, the automobile will be dissected, discussed, and detailed system by system. You will become familiar with terms, how things work, what's needed to keep them working, and how to make decisions, interpret, advise and navigate the world of cars.

H. Lyn Smith is an expert in forensic mechanics, a certified master automotive technician, and has been an instructor in automotive technology at the University of Akron and Stark State Technical College. He is also a consultant for the Akron Police Department and a member/past chair of the Police Officer's Traffic Safety Council of Summit County. Smith has also been a chairman of the Akron Regional Public Schools Advisory Committees for Automotive Technology and a trustee for the State of Ohio Career Education Association, just to name a few of his many accomplishments and honors.

This class will meet in Meeting Room 1 on the High Street Level of Main Library. For questions, contact the Business Government & Science Division at 330.643.9020 or bgsdiv@akronlibrary.org.


Want to learn more about automobiles and automotive technology? Check out these titles in our collection:

"Automotive Technician Training: Theory" by Tom Denton and Hayley Pells

"The Car: The Rise and Fall of the Machine That Made the Modern World" by Bryan Appleyard

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Special Events | Job Skills & Career |

TAGS: | repair | cars | automotive |

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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.

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