The Medina Genealogy Lock-In will feature local expert on Cleveland's Czech and Slovak communities, John Sabol:
John Sabol is a Cleveland, Ohio, area author and lecturer on local history and genealogical research.
He has written four books for Arcadia Publishing that chronicle the histories of Cleveland Czechs, Cleveland Slovaks, Cleveland's Buckeye Neighborhood, and most recently, Kelley's Island.
A Cleveland native and graduate of Benedictine High School and Cleveland State University, John worked as a reporter and editor at the Cleveland Press until it closed in 1982. He also spent more than 20 years at Ernst & Young, where he was a senior editor in the firm's communications group.
In 2008, he retired and began his career as an author of local histories and as a genealogical speaker. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International.
The library's Genealogy Lock-In is on Friday September 18 from 6:30-10:30 p.m.
Click HERE to register for the Lock-In. Or call the library at 330-722-4257.