Is this building historic… or just old?
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2M ago
Dana Noel from Progress Through Preservation joins Ris and Keith to discuss the importance of, and methods to, saving and reusing the buildings around us.  To get involved, attend a public event, or view resources, visit ptpakron.org.  Akron Mirror is a podcast of the Akron-Summit County Public Library.  ..read more
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Are these allergies?
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2M ago
Dr. Lisa Sammon from Akron Children’s Hospital joins Ris and Keith to discuss how to recognize and mitigate one of the unwelcome parts of the season: allergies.  For a current pollen count in your area, visit https://allergyasthmanetwork.org/weather/.  Akron Mirror is a podcast of the Akron-Summit County Public Library. This podcast does not constitute medical advice ..read more
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Where can I enjoy free art?
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3M ago
Courtney Cable from Curated Storefront and Katelyn Evans from the Akron Art Museum join librarians Ris and Keith to discuss two free, innovative local programs that bring fine art to our community.  For a map of & information on current Curated Storefront exhibits, visit Akron’s Contemporary Arts District.   For a full list of the pieces available for checkout in the Akron Art Library, visit the Akron-Summit County Public Library’s catalog. Akron Mirror is a podcast of the Akron-Summit County Public Library ..read more
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What supportive community exists for Latinos?
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3M ago
Rita Aggarwal and Christina Hernandez from Proyecto Raices join librarians Ris and Keith to discuss their services, programs, and events to help the Latino community thrive.  For more information on Proyecto Raices’ upcoming programs and events—including the Akron Latin Festival, visit facebook.com/MiProyectoRAICES.  Akron Mirror is a podcast of the Akron-Summit County Public Library.  ..read more
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Can I see your notes?
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3M ago
Kevin Dilley from Signal Akron joins librarians Ris and Keith to discuss how to benefit from and become one of Akron’s Documenters--trained and paid residents who document local government meetings with notes and live tweets.  To view notes, public meeting calendar, and become a Documenter, visit akron.documenters.org.  Akron Mirror is a podcast of the Akron-Summit County Public Library.  ..read more
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Is this abuse?
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3M ago
Katie Howell from Hope & Healing Survivor Resource Center joins librarians Ris and Keith to discuss how to identify intimate partner violence and what supportive services are available for survivors--and even co-survivors.  For help and support, call the confidential 24-Hour Crisis Hotline at 330.374.1111.  Akron Mirror is a podcast of the Akron-Summit County Public Library ..read more
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How does music shape our neighborhoods?
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3M ago
Theron Brown and Will Blake from the Rubber City Jazz & Blues Festival and Katie Carver Reed and Anita Marron from Highland Square Porchrokr Music and Art Festival join librarians Ris and Keith to discuss how music has—historically and currently—created community in our local neighborhoods.  For the most up to date information on these two festivals, visit direct.me/rubbercityjazz and porchrockr.org.  Akron Mirror is a podcast of the Akron-Summit County Public Library.  ..read more
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How do I say "welcome" in Arabic?
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3M ago
Liv Randall from the International Institute of Akron (IIA) joins librarians Ris and Keith to discuss how to welcome our new refugee and immigrant neighbors.  For more information on IIA’s services and getting involved, visit iiakron.org.  Akron Mirror is a podcast of the Akron-Summit County Public Library ..read more
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What’s changing with voting?
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3M ago
House Bill 458 was signed into law by Governor Dewine on January 6, changing voting laws in Ohio. So what do you need to know before going up to the polls next?  Librarians Ris and Keith speak to Mary Robbins from the League of Women Voters of Akron Area to learn about the new ID requirements, altered timelines, and another matter that may affect your future vote: Issue 1 on the August 8 special election ballot.  To register to vote or update your voter registration information online, visit Ohio’s Online Voter Registration System at olvr.ohiosos.gov.  Akron Mirror is a podcast ..read more
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So, how do you find out...?
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3M ago
if my ancestor worked for Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey Circus in 1950? whether time moves differently for other regions of the world? what inspired the style of manga?  Jane, Chris, Kelly, and Wyatt from the Main Library join their colleagues Ris and Keith to discuss some interesting reference questions from 2023.  For more information on the oldest book by publication date in our library system, visit our Catalog.  To find out the answers to questions of your own, call 330.643.9000.  Akron Mirror is a podcast of the Akron-Summit County Public Librar ..read more
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