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Main Event Many Voices: Amanda Flower

2024-02-12 18:30:00 2024-02-12 20:00:00 America/New_York Main Event Many Voices: Amanda Flower Main Event Many Voices series returns with new captivating authors sharing their stories and most recent work. This month's speaker Amanda Flower joins us to discuss "I Heard a Fly Buzz When I Died." Main Library - Auditorium

Monday, February 12
6:30pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-02-12 18:30:00 2024-02-12 20:00:00 America/New_York Main Event Many Voices: Amanda Flower Main Event Many Voices series returns with new captivating authors sharing their stories and most recent work. This month's speaker Amanda Flower joins us to discuss "I Heard a Fly Buzz When I Died." Main Library - Auditorium

Main Library

Auditorium

Main Event Many Voices series returns with new captivating authors sharing their stories and most recent work. This month's speaker Amanda Flower joins us to discuss "I Heard a Fly Buzz When I Died."

Amanda Flower

Local Author and former Akron-Summit County Public Library Employee Amanda Flower is a USA Today bestselling and Agatha Award-winning author of over forty-five mystery novels. Her novels have received starred reviews from Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, and Romantic Times, and she had been featured in USA Today, First for Women, and Woman’s World. Her first Emily Dickinson Mystery, "Because I Could Not Stop for Death," was a Agatha Award winner and Mary Higgins Clark Nominee. She currently writes for Penguin-Random House (Berkley), Kensington, and Sourcebooks. A former librarian, Flower and her husband own a farm and recording studio, and they live in Northeast Ohio with their eight adorable cats, Editors Cheeps and Tummy and Studio Cats Cheddar, Michelangelo, Dr. Z, Fender, Marmalade, and Colby Jack.

Amanda Flower joins us for a fun evening to share her latest novel, "I Heard a Fly Buzz When I Died," the second installment of her historical Emily Dickinson Mystery Series.

This is a free event. Seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

If you wish to purchase a Main Event: Many Voices speaker's recently released title during their event, you will find The Friends of Main Library located in the Atrium before and after each event. Author book signing will follow each event located in the hallway beside the auditorium.

Titles available for purchase through Friends of Main Library:

February 12: "I Heard a Fly Buzz When I Died," by Amanda Flower

March 25: "Under Alien Skies: A Sightseer's Guide to the Universe,"  by Dr. Philip Plait

Registration is not required. Seating is first come, first served. Auditorium doors will open at 6:15 pm for early seating. If you have any questions, please contact the Culture & AV Division by phone at 330.643.9015 or email at cadiv@akronlibrary.org.

Main Library

Phone: 330.643.9000
Branch manager
Michael Bianchi

Hours
Mon, Feb 19 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Feb 20 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Feb 21 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Feb 22 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Feb 23 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Feb 24 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Feb 25 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

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

Thu, Feb 22, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Registration is now closed

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

Thu, Feb 22, 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Thu, Feb 22, 3:00pm - 4:45pm
Teen Meeting Room
This event is full

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

Sat, Feb 24, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Auditorium,Atrium,Meeting Room 1,Meeting Room 2AB,Meeting Room 3

Mon, Feb 26, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Children's Library Programming Room,Children's Library RECE Lab

Wed, Feb 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Wed, Feb 28, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Thu, Feb 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, Feb 29, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Quiet Study Room 1

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

Thu, Feb 29, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Teen Meeting Room

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

Sat, Mar 02, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Auditorium

Mon, Mar 04, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room

Tue, Mar 05, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
TechZone

Wed, Mar 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Wed, Mar 06, 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Business, Government & Science

Wed, Mar 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
TechZone

Wed, Mar 06, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, Mar 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, Mar 07, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
TechZone

Thu, Mar 07, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Microbusiness Center

Thu, Mar 07, 3:00pm - 4:45pm
Teen Meeting Room

Thu, Mar 07, 6:15pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Sat, Mar 09, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Garden Trio Corridor,Meeting Room 2AB,Meeting Room 1

Sat, Mar 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Children's Library Programming Room

Sat, Mar 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
TechZone

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

Wed, Mar 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Wed, Mar 13, 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Business, Government & Science

Wed, Mar 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Zoom

Wed, Mar 13, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Children's Library Programming Room

Wed, Mar 13, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Thu, Mar 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, Mar 14, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Meeting Room 1

Thu, Mar 14, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Microbusiness Center

Thu, Mar 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Teen Meeting Room

Thu, Mar 14, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Thu, Mar 14, 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Sat, Mar 16, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Children's Library Programming Room,Children's Library RECE Lab

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

Wed, Mar 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Wed, Mar 20, 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Business, Government & Science

Wed, Mar 20, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Children's Library Programming Room

Wed, Mar 20, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Teen Meeting Room

Thu, Mar 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, Mar 21, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Microbusiness Center

Thu, Mar 21, 3:00pm - 4:45pm
Teen Meeting Room

Thu, Mar 21, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Sat, Mar 23, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Computer Lab 2

Sat, Mar 23, 10:30am - 11:15am
Meeting Room 2AB

Sat, Mar 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children's Library Programming Room