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Reentry in Motion: Intervention Reduces Recidivism

2019-08-08 11:00:00 2019-08-08 12:00:00 America/New_York Reentry in Motion: Intervention Reduces Recidivism Main Library

Thursday, August 08
11:00am - 12:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-08-08 11:00:00 2019-08-08 12:00:00 America/New_York Reentry in Motion: Intervention Reduces Recidivism In the film It’s More Expensive to Do Nothing, experts take a penetrating look at America’s struggling justice system. Main Library

Main Library

Meeting Room 1

In the film It’s More Expensive to Do Nothing, experts take a penetrating look at America’s struggling justice system.

Director Alan Swyer and Humane Exposures Films, bring together a compelling range of voices—including experts in the field of criminology, treatment providers, and ex-offenders who’ve turned their lives around—to take a penetrating look at America’s struggling justice system. Without minimizing the challenges, It’s More Expensive to Do Nothing, offers a clear message: Cutbacks can be disastrous. Remediation for nonviolent offenders can trigger miracles. Proactive intervention will reduce recidivism, save substantial public funds, and benefit the individual and society as a whole. Reentry resources provided.

 

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Job Skills & Career |

TAGS: | reentry | incarceration |

Main Library

Phone: 330.643.9000

Hours
Mon, Nov 11 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Nov 12 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Nov 13 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Nov 14 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Nov 15 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Nov 16 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Nov 17 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

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, Culture & AV, Magazines & Newspapers, Science & Technology, Special Collections (local history & genealogy), 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

Mon, Nov 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room

Mon, Nov 11, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
TechZone
Registration is now closed

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

Tue, Nov 12, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Microbusiness Center
Registration is now closed

Tue, Nov 12, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Science & Technology

Wed, Nov 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room

Wed, Nov 13, 10:30am - 12:00pm
TechZone

Thu, Nov 14, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, Nov 14, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room 2AB

Thu, Nov 14, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room 3

Fri, Nov 15, 10:30am - 12:00pm
TechZone
Registration is now closed

Sat, Nov 16, 10:15am - 12:00pm
Science & Technology

Sat, Nov 16, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Computer Lab 1
This event is full

Sat, Nov 16, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Meeting Room 2AB

Sat, Nov 16, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Cafe

Sat, Nov 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children's Library Programming Room

Sat, Nov 16, 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Meeting Room 1

Sun, Nov 17, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Children's Library Programming Room

Mon, Nov 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room

Mon, Nov 18, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
TechZone

Mon, Nov 18, 6:15pm - 7:45pm
Computer Lab 2

Wed, Nov 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room

Wed, Nov 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library RECE Lab

Wed, Nov 20, 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Wed, Nov 20, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
TechZone

Thu, Nov 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, Nov 21, 11:00am - 12:15pm
Meeting Room 1

Thu, Nov 21, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Meeting Room 2AB

Thu, Nov 21, 6:30pm - 8:40pm
Auditorium

Fri, Nov 22, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Computer Lab 1

Fri, Nov 22, 10:30am - 12:00pm
TechZone
Registration is now closed

Sat, Nov 23, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Meeting Room 2AB

Sat, Nov 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Children's Library Programming Room

Sun, Nov 24, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Children's Library Programming Room

Mon, Nov 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room

Mon, Nov 25, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
TechZone

Wed, Nov 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room

Sat, Nov 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children's Library Programming Room

Sun, Dec 01, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Children's Library Programming Room

Mon, Dec 02, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room

Mon, Dec 02, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
TechZone

Wed, Dec 04, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room

Wed, Dec 04, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Computer Lab 2

Wed, Dec 04, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room 1

Thu, Dec 05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, Dec 05, 6:30pm - 8:10pm
Auditorium

Fri, Dec 06, 10:30am - 12:00pm
TechZone

Sat, Dec 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Children's Library Programming Room

Sun, Dec 08, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Children's Library Programming Room

Mon, Dec 09, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Computer Lab 1
Registration opens Monday, November 18 2019 at 10:00am

Mon, Dec 09, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room

Tue, Dec 10, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Computer Lab 1
Registration opens Monday, November 18 2019 at 10:00am

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

Tue, Dec 10, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
TechZone

Tue, Dec 10, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Teen Meeting Room

Tue, Dec 10, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Science & Technology

Wed, Dec 11, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room

Wed, Dec 11, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Computer Lab 1
Registration opens Monday, November 18 2019 at 10:00am

Wed, Dec 11, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Computer Lab 2