Akron - After a successful release of their new book, "A is for Akron," local co-authors Karen Starr and Joanna Wilson will be the featured speakers at the Mustill Store's Spring Speaker Series on April 16.

Attendees of the event will hear about the inspiration and process behind the making of "A is for Akron" and have a chance to ask the co-authors about the new nostalgia book that highlights the finest examples of Akron's rich local history.

The event will take place April 16 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Mustill Store in the historic Cascade Locks Park, 57 W. North St., Akron. This event is free and open to the public.

"A is for Akron" is an A to Z guide to the places and things that make Akronites smile. It is a nostalgic collection of historic places, landmarks, and one-of-a-kind things that make Akron the special place we call home. With both text and full-color photographs, the book is a reminder of Akron's proud past and a look to its hopeful future.

The authors will have books for sale at the event and will be available to sign copies. A is for Akron is also available at these local retailers: Hazel Tree Interiors, Square Records and Devil Strip Dolly's.

For more information, go to the website www.aisforakron.com or search "A is for Akron" on Facebook and Twitter.