Science Café

Science Café welcomes people who might not normally get involved in scientific discussions. This open event is not an ordinary lecture, it’s a casual and interactive conversation with a scientist on a particular topic.

Saturday, January 27, 10:30 am

Biomimicry-Carol Thaler from Great Lakes Biomimicry, will examine how emulating nature’s patterns and strategies can solve complex human problems.

Saturday, March 3, 10:30 am

The Importance of Pollinators in our Backyards-Paige Reeher is a research assistant at the University of Akron studying under the Ohio Bee Team. Please join us for a lively discussion on the importance of pollinators in Ohio’s ecosystem, and how you can help.

Saturday, May 5, 11 am

Journey to Mars-Astrophysicist Kevin Manning will lead us on a discussion about the on-going search for life and sustainability, beyond our Earth.


Contact the Science & Technology Division at 330-643-9075 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve your spot and receive a list of recommended readings selected by our guest scientists.

Science Café will meet in the Science & Technology Division on the first floor of Main Library.