As the anniversary of D-Day approaches, we’re hosting a special program on the Invasion of Normandy at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 4, at our Main Branch.
Reenactor Peter Booth will portray a WWII solider, describing a firsthand account of D-Day. See history come alive with this engaging presentation.
The program is free and open to all. You can register to attend online or call us at (440) 255-8811 ext. 247.
Is you’re interested in history, we’ve hosted several programs and lectures about World War II — many of which you can watch online. This includes WWII veteran and Purple Heart recipient Bob Zonneville sharing his experiences from the front line.
Zonneville and local historian Thom Matowitz also spoke at the library to discuss what life was like for WWII veterans when they returned home.
Finally, our own Dr. John Foster — who, in addition to being a reference librarian, has a doctorate degree in history with a specialization in Modern German History — has given several lectures on WWII and National Socialism. They include: