The James Memorial Public Library will host retired NASA Astronaut Tom Akers on Thursday. Akers brings years of experience in the aviation field to resident youth who would like to visit the library beginning at 10:30 a.m.
Akers will share his history, career highlights, and answer questions guest have as well as discussing space and the space program.
The event is free to the public as part of the summer reading program. Reading events will continue all summer at the facility every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. and all community youth and families are invited to join the fun. The library is located at 300 West Scioto Street.