Mon., March 28, 2016 at 6:30pm


Mon., March 28, 2016 at 7:30pm

Event Venue

Salem Public Library

821 E. State St.

Salem, OH



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What is a cryptid? Oxford Dictionary defines a cryptid as an animal whose existence or survival is disputed or unsubstantiated, such as the yeti. Mysterious creatures, do they live among us or can science explain creatures like Big Foot and Loch Ness? On March 28, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. in the library’s Quaker Room, Lynette Reiner, Science Director at the William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum, will explore with us the mysteries of the creatures that continue to stir up so much interest over decades.

Ms. Reiner graduated from the University of Akron with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in history with a minor in interdisciplinary anthropology and a Master of Arts Degree in Zoology from Miami University of Oxford, Ohio. She has volunteered at the Akron Zoo as an animal interpreter. Lynette has interned at the Jewish Community Center in Akron, teaching K-12 literature and history. She also completed an internship at the Summit County Historical Society in artifact restoration and as an archive specialist. She has worked at Inventure Place in Akron, teaching hands-on science activities to children and adults, and has participated at the Flux Gate dig site at Ft. Laurens in Bolivar, OH. Before being promoted as Science Director in July 2008, Lynette served as Discover World Weekend Manager at the Wm. McKinley Presidential Library & Museum. Lynette is also an Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist.

Registration is required online at www.salem.lib.oh.us or by calling the library at 330-332-0042 for registration assistance or more information. This program is open to the public and free of cost to attend.