Miriam Ray and Mac Love will discuss the statue's creation and placement and gather more stories to tell the history of the rubber industry. Register online, in person, or by phone at 330.633.4345.
In May of 2021, the City of Akron unveiled the Rubber Worker Statue in honor of the workers who built Akron into the Rubber Capital of the World.
Miriam Ray and Mac Love will present the path of the statue's creation and placement, and gather more stories to tell the history of the rubber industry.
AGE GROUP: | Adults |
EVENT TYPE: | History | Community Discussion |
TAGS: | Local History | Akron history |
|Mon, Mar 20||10:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Tue, Mar 21||10:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Wed, Mar 22||10:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Thu, Mar 23||10:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Fri, Mar 24||12:00PM to 6:00PM|
|Sat, Mar 25||10:00AM to 5:00PM|
|Sun, Mar 26||Closed|
The Tallmadge Branch Library recognizes the rich history of its city while providing relevant and responsive service to today's active and evolving community. The local history Lawrence Collection resides at the public library and the adult services librarian works closely with the Tallmadge Historical Society to preserve and share the area's important heritage. Today's information and entertainment needs are met through a rich collection of books that include very popular Inspirational Fiction titles, and Tallmadge High School Yearbooks. Music and movies, along with computers and computer classes, WiFi, printing, copying, scanning, and faxing rounds out a diverse selection of resources and services.
Visitors to the Tallmadge Branch Library enjoy programming for all ages, including play and storytime, book discussion and crafting opportunities, StoryWalk, and more. If you're visiting the nearby MetroParks Freedom Trail, be sure to visit the library's evolving NatureConnect area for interactive and hands-on nature experiences. The Tallmadge Branch Library is a one-stop spot for the community's educational and entertainment needs and interests.