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Akron Eats: World Cuisines

2022-11-12 12:00:00 2022-11-12 15:00:00 America/New_York Akron Eats: World Cuisines Travel the world through food and drink! Enjoy live entertainment, sample cuisines from around the globe, and get a passport. No registration is required. Main Library - Atrium, Auditorium, Meeting Room 1, Meeting Room 2AB, Meeting Room 3

Saturday, November 12
12:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-11-12 12:00:00 2022-11-12 15:00:00 America/New_York Akron Eats: World Cuisines Travel the world through food and drink! Enjoy live entertainment, sample cuisines from around the globe, and get a passport. No registration is required. Main Library - Atrium, Auditorium, Meeting Room 1, Meeting Room 2AB, Meeting Room 3

Main Library

Atrium, Auditorium, Meeting Room 1, Meeting Room 2AB, Meeting Room 3

Travel the world through food and drink! Enjoy live entertainment, sample cuisines from around the globe, and get a passport. No registration is required.

Find your next favorite flavor with a taste from:

Akronym Brewing will provide a free 5 oz. drink to the first 100 adults 21+ (ID required). 

Chef Jennifer Tidwell will offer live cooking demonstrations at 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm.

Druk Fusion Band will play Nepali instrumental music from noon to 1 pm.

The Himalayan Arts Language and Cultural Academy will close the event with a song and dance performance at 2:15 pm. 

No registration is required.

Like what you’re tasting? While you’re here, get a passport so you can travel the world and enjoy each cuisine in its native country! Staff from Main Library's passport acceptance facility will accept passport applications during Akron Eats. Free passport photos for all applications processed during Akron Eats. Check our website and Travel.State.Gov to come prepared with the appropriate documents and forms of payment.      

For additional information, contact the Business, Government & Science Division at 330.643.9075 or bgsdiv@akronlibrary.org.


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Main Library

Phone: 330.643.9000

Hours
Mon, Dec 05 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Dec 06 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Dec 07 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Dec 08 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Dec 09 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Dec 10 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Dec 11 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

Mon, Dec 05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room
Registration is now closed

Tue, Dec 06, 11:30am - 1:00pm

Tue, Dec 06, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Computer Lab 1
This event is full

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

Wed, Dec 07, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Computer Lab 1
This event is full

Wed, Dec 07, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Via Zoom

Thu, Dec 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, Dec 08, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Microbusiness Center

Thu, Dec 08, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Teen Meeting Room
This event is full

Thu, Dec 08, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Fri, Dec 09, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Teen Meeting Room

Fri, Dec 09, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Sat, Dec 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Children's Library Programming Room

Sun, Dec 11, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Auditorium

Mon, Dec 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Mon, Dec 12, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Computer Lab 1
This event is full

Tue, Dec 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room

Tue, Dec 13, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Computer Lab 1

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

Wed, Dec 14, 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Wed, Dec 14, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
TechZone
This event is full

Thu, Dec 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, Dec 15, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Microbusiness Center

Thu, Dec 15, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Teen Meeting Room

Thu, Dec 15, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Sun, Dec 18, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Auditorium

Mon, Dec 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Tue, Dec 20, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

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

Thu, Dec 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, Dec 22, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Microbusiness Center

Thu, Dec 22, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Wed, Dec 28, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, Dec 29, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Microbusiness Center

Thu, Dec 29, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room 2AB

Thu, Dec 29, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Sat, Dec 31, 11:00am - 12:15pm
Children's Library Programming Room,Children's Library RECE Lab

Tue, Jan 03, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration opens Tuesday, December 13 2022 at 9:00am

Wed, Jan 04, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Children's Library Programming Room,Children's Library RECE Lab

Wed, Jan 04, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration opens Tuesday, December 13 2022 at 9:00am