Calling all girls and boys in Grades 4-6! Make jewelry, key chains, or anything you can imagine using “magic” plastic that shrinks to one third of its original size and then grows nine times thicker when heated. Bring your creative ideas. We’ll supply the material and we’ll all have fun. Register here for creative fun.
Think spring! Join Christine Harris of the Master Gardeners of Cuyahoga County when she presents a month-by-month discussion of garden chores to complete from March through June. The program includes clean-up, fertilization, pruning and planting of lawns, flower beds, trees, roses and vegetables. Register here for this informative and practical approach for home owners.
Full STEAM ahead! Get ready for fun with science, technology, engineering, art and math! Each week Library staff will offer a special project or experiment geared for boys and girls in grades 1-3. Register here for this new series of programs.
Travel back in time to 1853 New Orleans and discover what life was like for these two friends. Listen to a reading from one of the books in the Cécile and Marie-Grace series, make a craft, and enjoy a snack. Dolls are welcome at this program for children in grades 1-5.
The monthly meeting of the AAGS is followed by a presentation by Ken Bravo, Vice President of the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies, past President of the Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland, and frequent lecturer. The program is free and open to all.
Is the correct phrase “hone in” or “home in”? And why did that question mark go outside the quotation marks? Wait. Can I start a sentence with “And”? Get the answers to these common questions and many more, plus a number of tips on enhancing your writing style, in a three-session course led by Norm Friedman geared to working people and job-seekers. Participants will be able to purchase Norm’s book, 100+ Instant Writing Tips. In his January class, Friedman spoke about frequently confused words and related errors. Participants will be able to purchase Norm’s book, 100+ Instant Writing Tips. In his February class, Friedman will focus on commonly misunderstood grammar and punctuation rules.
Please register for each class individually. For more information about Norm Friedman, follow him on his blog.
Release your inner intellectuals among our Dewey Decimals. We’ll offer cocktails with a literary twist. “The Last of the Mojitos,” you get the gist. Celebrate authors and the written word with a literary libation – shaken or stirred.
Friends of the Library sponsors its second Literary Libations at the Library from 7-9 pm Friday, February 6 at the Main Library. This year’s benefit features the book, Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist by Tim Federle. The little cocktail book for the literary obsessed features delicious drink recipes and wry (or is it rye) commentary on some of history’s beloved novels. Guest bartenders are Dave Greene, Dan Mizener, Clint O’Connor, and Paul Qua.
Tickets: $25/person, which includes two drink tickets, or $50 person, which includes two drink tickets and a copy of the book.
For tickets and information, call 216-367-3005.
Celebrate Black History Month! Learn, laugh, and experience live magic as you travel through time with Rory Rennick.
This historical, magical presentation is designed for all ages and highlights African-American magicians of the past. Register for this fun family program here, or call 216-991-2030 x 2340.