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Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ Meeting Room B & Brody/Nelson Room ]
Date: Monday, October 25th, 2021
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Children, Family
Event type: Storytime
Description: Hear stories, sing songs, and do a little dancing too! Bring the entire family and get in on the action. Books, music, and activities help develop early literacy skills during our weekly reading adventure. Story Stop is for preschoolers of all ages. Space is very limited and will be offered on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ Meeting Room B & Brody/Nelson Room ]
Date: Monday, October 25th, 2021
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Children, Family
Event type: Storytime
Description: Hear stories, sing songs, and do a little dancing too! Bring the entire family and get in on the action. Books, music, and activities help develop early literacy skills during our weekly reading adventure. Story Stop is for preschoolers of all ages. Space is very limited and will be offered on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ Meeting Rooms A & B ]
Date: Monday, October 25th, 2021
Start time: 12:00 pm
Age group: Adult
Event type: Culture/History
Description: Training
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Monday, October 25th, 2021
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Teen
Event type: Social
Description: Join us in the Teen Room every weekday after school to watch movies, participate in fun activities, or just hang out with friends! For ages 13-18.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Monday, October 25th, 2021
Start time: 3:30 pm
Age group: Teen
Event type: Social
Description: Join us every Monday in the Teen Spot to take a turn on the PS4 or the Wii U. For ages 13-18.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Monday, October 25th, 2021
Start time: 3:30 pm
Age group: Teen
Event type: Social
Description: Drop by every weekday afternoon from 3:30-5:30 to hang out with your friends, play games and have fun!
Branch: Coventry Peace Park  [ Coventry Peace Park ]
Date: Monday, October 25th, 2021
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Teen
Event type: Social
Description: The Coventry Library listened when we hear our teens ask for a safe place to play Basketball. We are going to be setting up the hoop for people to play every Friday this fall. Come on down to play, and you may find out some of the many ways the library is here to support our teens!
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Monday, October 25th, 2021
Start time: 5:00 pm
Age group: Adult
Event type: Food/Gardening, Outreach
Description: FREE fresh produce drive-through pick up at the Lee Road Branch for families and individuals in need. Must be 18 years or older. Please bring photo ID and make sure your car trunk is clean. First come first served. Rain or shine. For questions contact Community Engagement Assoc., 216-932-3600 x1250.
Branch: Out of building  [ Online Event ]
Date: Monday, October 25th, 2021
Start time: 6:00 pm
Age group: Adult
Event type: Deaf
Description: Join us on Zoom to learn the basics in communicating in American Sign Language. Refresh and build upon your skills in the use of American Sign Language.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Monday, October 25th, 2021
Start time: 6:30 pm
Age group: Teen
Event type: Health/Well-being, Art/Craft
Description: Wind down in the evening with an art project designed to help you express yourself, relax, and reflect. The program will be led by library staff and a teaching artist. All supplies will be provided. Registration is required and begins two weeks before each event date.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ Meeting Room A ]
Date: Monday, October 25th, 2021
Start time: 7:00 pm
Age group: Adult
Event type: Book Discussion
Description: Join our three-part series: a deep dive into Jane Austen's first published novel, Sense and Sensibility. Originally published in three volumes, we will devote each meeting to one volume. Come for the discussion; leave with a deeper understanding of the genius of Jane Austen.
Branch: Out of building  [ Online Event [2] ]
Date: Monday, October 25th, 2021
Start time: 7:30 pm
Age group: Adult
Event type: Deaf
Description: Join us on Zoom for Intermediate Sign Language. Go beyond the basics of American Sign Language, with an emphasis on conversational skills and using classifiers.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ Meeting Room B & Brody/Nelson Room ]
Date: Tuesday, October 26th, 2021
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Children, Family
Event type: Storytime
Description: Bring your babies and blankets in for books, bopping, and bouncing at this year-round lap-sit program. Baby Bonanza is for babies who are not yet walking.
Branch: Coventry Village Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Tuesday, October 26th, 2021
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Adult
Event type: Health/Well-being
Description: Outdoors, weather permitting. Meet under the Coventry PEACE Arch to learn the 24 short form of Tai Chi and the Eight Best Movements for Health from Qigong practice. Tai Chi and Qigong are gentle forms of exercise to bring about a total union of mind, body, and spirit and are ideal for any age.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ Meeting Room B & Brody/Nelson Room ]
Date: Tuesday, October 26th, 2021
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Children, Family
Event type: Storytime
Description: Hear stories, sing songs, and do a little dancing too! Bring the entire family and get in on the action. Books, music, and activities help develop early literacy skills during our weekly reading adventure. Story Stop is for preschoolers of all ages. Space is very limited and will be offered on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ Computer Classroom ]
Date: Tuesday, October 26th, 2021
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Adult
Event type: Computer
Description: Expand your knowledge on how the Windows 10 operating system works. This class will focus on using flash drives, downloading and uploading files. If you have a flash drive, bring it to class! This class will be held in person with limited attendance. Registration begins October 5.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Tuesday, October 26th, 2021
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Teen
Event type: Social
Description: Join us in the Teen Room every weekday after school to watch movies, participate in fun activities, or just hang out with friends! For ages 13-18.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Tuesday, October 26th, 2021
Start time: 3:30 pm
Age group: Teen
Event type: Social
Description: Drop by every weekday afternoon from 3:30-5:30 to hang out with your friends, play games and have fun!
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ Children's Storytelling Room ]
Date: Tuesday, October 26th, 2021
Start time: 3:30 pm
Age group: Children, School Age
Event type: Art/Craft
Description: Need help with your homework or a class project? Want some quiet time to read by yourself or with a friend? We're here for you, just drop on in! Grades K-5.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Tuesday, October 26th, 2021
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Teen
Event type: Social
Description: It's play day in the teen room! Challenge your friends to a board game, battle on the PS4, or learn an old-school game.
Branch: Coventry Village Branch  [ Coventry Meeting Room ]
Date: Tuesday, October 26th, 2021
Start time: 6:00 pm
Age group: Adult
Event type: Health/Well-being
Description: Christine Valadon will present a weekly Heartfulness meditation, an effective form of meditation focused on opening the heart. Sessions will be held in person - limited seating and on Zoom. Registration begins September 1, 2021.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ Meeting Room B & Brody/Nelson Room ]
Date: Tuesday, October 26th, 2021
Start time: 6:30 pm
Age group: All Ages
Event type: Art/Craft, Social
Description: Come and learn how to knit or work on a project! Experienced knitters, newcomers, and crocheters are welcome. Please bring your own needles and yarn.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Tuesday, October 26th, 2021
Start time: 7:00 pm
Age group: Adult
Event type: Culture/History, Social
Description: Historic districts are great ways to preserve neighborhoods and historic buildings. This presentation takes a look at what types of historic districts are out there, why they are important, and what it means to be part of a historic district in Cleveland Heights. Speaker: Jamie Miles from the Cleveland Restoration Society. Zoom ID 851 8337 9619. No registration required.
Branch: Coventry Peace Park  [ Coventry Peace Park ]
Date: Wednesday, October 27th, 2021
Start time: 9:30 am
Age group: Children
Event type: Storytime
Description: Bring your babies and blankets in for books, bopping, and bouncing at our outdoor lap-sit program. Weather Permitting. For children birth through walking.
Branch: Coventry Village Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Wednesday, October 27th, 2021
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Adult
Event type: Health/Well-being
Description: Outdoors, weather permitting. Meet under the Coventry PEACE Arch to learn the 24 short form of Tai Chi and the Eight Best Movements for Health from Qigong practice. Tai Chi and Qigong are gentle forms of exercise to bring about a total union of mind, body, and spirit and are ideal for any age.
Branch: Coventry Peace Park  [ Coventry Peace Park ]
Date: Wednesday, October 27th, 2021
Start time: 10:30 am
Age group: Children
Event type: Storytime
Description: Bring a blanket to sit on, and join us for stories, songs, and dancing! Weather permitting. For preschoolers of all ages.
Branch: University Heights Branch  [ Meeting Room 1 & 2 ]
Date: Wednesday, October 27th, 2021
Start time: 10:30 am
Age group: Children, Family
Event type: Storytime
Description: Hear stories, sing songs, and do a little dancing too! Bring the entire family and get in on the action. Books, music, and activities help develop early literacy skills during our weekly reading adventure. Space is very limited and will be offered on a first-come-first-serve basis. For preschoolers of all ages.
Branch: Out of building  [ Online Event ]
Date: Wednesday, October 27th, 2021
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Adult
Event type: Computer
Description: Learn budget basics and how to create a simple budget worksheet using Microsoft Excel 2013. This class involves using Excel skills- inserting text, basic functions, Autosum, AutoFill, and more! Prerequisites: Excel basics or completion of Excel parts 1, 2, 3. This class will be held virtually. A valid email address is required. Information about accessing the class will be sent to your email address prior to class. Registration begins September 22.
Branch: Out of building  [ Out of building ]
Date: Wednesday, October 27th, 2021
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Children
Event type: Nature/Science
Description: We are celebrating all things Pumpkin! Join us at The Walt for pumpkin painting, pumpkin dissecting and pumpkin shaving cream pies! For Preschoolers of all ages. Registration begins September 29th. If raining, event will move to University Heights Branch Library.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Wednesday, October 27th, 2021
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Teen
Event type: Social
Description: Join us in the Teen Room every weekday after school to watch movies, participate in fun activities, or just hang out with friends! For ages 13-18.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Wednesday, October 27th, 2021
Start time: 3:30 pm
Age group: Teen
Event type: Social
Description: Drop by every weekday afternoon from 3:30-5:30 to hang out with your friends, play games and have fun!
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Wednesday, October 27th, 2021
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Teen
Event type: Social, Nature/Science, Music, Health/Well-being, Art/Craft
Description: Recharge with an afternoon of fun! We'll use supplies from the teen room and input from you and your friends. Please share with library staff about your likes, dislikes, goals, etc. (We'd love to hear about these anytime!) We'll also have some awesome mystery activities ready for the group.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ Computer Classroom ]
Date: Wednesday, October 27th, 2021
Start time: 7:00 pm
Age group: Adult
Event type: Computer
Description: Learn budget basics and how to create a simple budget worksheet using Microsoft Excel 2013. This class involves using Excel skills- inserting text, basic functions, Autosum, AutoFill, and more! Prerequisites: Excel basics or completion of Excel parts 1, 2, 3. This class will be held in person with limited attendance. Registration begins September 22.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ Meeting Room B & Brody/Nelson Room ]
Date: Thursday, October 28th, 2021
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Children, Family
Event type: Storytime
Description: Join us as we sing songs, read stories, do a few rhymes and engage in some well-deserved playtime. Shaking, jumping, and wiggling are strongly advised. Waddlers is for toddlers who are walking - 24 months. Space is very limited and will be offered on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ Meeting Room B & Brody/Nelson Room ]
Date: Thursday, October 28th, 2021
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Children, Family
Event type: Storytime
Description: Hear stories, sing songs, and do a little dancing too! Bring the entire family and get in on the action. Books, music, and activities help develop early literacy skills during our weekly reading adventure. Story Stop is for preschoolers of all ages. Space is very limited and will be offered on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Branch: Out of building  [ Online Event ]
Date: Thursday, October 28th, 2021
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Adult
Event type: Computer
Description: This class covers the basics of PowerPoint, including creating a slideshow featuring text and pictures, rearranging slides, and saving and printing the presentation. Familiarity with mouse and keyboard. This class will be held virtually. A valid email address is required. Information about accessing the class will be sent to your email address prior to class. Registration begins October 14.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ Computer Classroom ]
Date: Thursday, October 28th, 2021
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Adult
Event type: Computer
Description: This course covers the basics of accessing and navigating websites using the Google Chrome browser. Part of the six-part Computer Basics Series. This class will be held in person with limited attendance. Registration begins September 30.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Thursday, October 28th, 2021
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Teen
Event type: Social
Description: Join us in the Teen Room every weekday after school to watch movies, participate in fun activities, or just hang out with friends! For ages 13-18.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Thursday, October 28th, 2021
Start time: 3:30 pm
Age group: Teen
Event type: Art/Craft
Description: Pumpkins + Paint = Cool decorated pumpkins that you can take home! These little pumpkins can be decorated however you want with the provided materials. Come join us in the Teen Spot for a fun pumkin painting time! For ages 13-18.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Thursday, October 28th, 2021
Start time: 3:30 pm
Age group: Teen
Event type: Social
Description: Drop by every weekday afternoon from 3:30-5:30 to hang out with your friends, play games and have fun!
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ Children's Storytelling Room ]
Date: Thursday, October 28th, 2021
Start time: 3:30 pm
Age group: Children, School Age
Event type: Art/Craft
Description: Need help with your homework or a class project? Want some quiet time to read by yourself or with a friend? We're here for you, just drop on in! Grades K-5.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Thursday, October 28th, 2021
Start time: 4:30 pm
Age group: School Age
Event type: Art/Craft, Nature/Science, Social
Description: You never know what will be happening in the childrens room afterschool. Kids in grades K through 5 can check in every Thursday for a fun surprise project, craft, game, or activity. If you cannot stay, stop by and grab an activity kit to take home.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ Computer Classroom ]
Date: Thursday, October 28th, 2021
Start time: 7:00 pm
Age group: Adult
Event type: Computer
Description: This class covers the basics of PowerPoint, including creating a slideshow featuring text and pictures, rearranging slides, and saving and printing the presentation. Familiarity with mouse and keyboard. This class will be held in person with limited attendance. Registration begins October 14.
Branch: University Heights Branch  [ Meeting Room 3 & 4 ]
Date: Thursday, October 28th, 2021
Start time: 7:00 pm
Age group: Adult
Event type: Health/Well-being
Description: Bring your yoga mat and get ready to learn some basic yoga poses with an instructor from Daybreak Yoga. This is a 4-week yoga program that will build your skills at each session. For adults 18 and over. Space is limited to 15 participants. Registration begins Sept 23.
Branch: Coventry Village Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Friday, October 29th, 2021
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Adult
Event type: Health/Well-being
Description: Outdoors, weather permitting. Meet under the Coventry PEACE Arch to learn the 24 short form of Tai Chi and the Eight Best Movements for Health from Qigong practice. Tai Chi and Qigong are gentle forms of exercise to bring about a total union of mind, body, and spirit and are ideal for any age.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Friday, October 29th, 2021
Start time: 10:30 am
Age group: Children, Family
Event type: Storytime
Description: Hear stories, sing songs, and do a little dancing too. Books, music and movement help develop early literacy skills during our weekly reading adventure.
Branch: University Heights Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Friday, October 29th, 2021
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Children
Event type: Storytime
Description: Bring your blanket to sit on, and join us for stories, songs, rhymes and dancing. NO STORYTIME SEPTEMBER 24th LIBRAY IS CLOSED.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Friday, October 29th, 2021
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Children, Family
Event type: Art/Craft, Storytime
Description: Stay after storytime each week for a simple craft or activity.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Friday, October 29th, 2021
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Teen
Event type: Social
Description: Join us in the Teen Room every weekday after school to watch movies, participate in fun activities, or just hang out with friends! For ages 13-18.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Friday, October 29th, 2021
Start time: 3:30 pm
Age group: Teen
Event type: Social
Description: Drop by every weekday afternoon from 3:30-5:30 to hang out with your friends, play games and have fun!
Branch: Coventry Village Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Saturday, October 30th, 2021
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Adult
Event type: Health/Well-being
Description: Outdoors, weather permitting. Meet under the Coventry PEACE Arch to learn the 24 short form of Tai Chi and the Eight Best Movements for Health from Qigong practice. Tai Chi and Qigong are gentle forms of exercise to bring about a total union of mind, body, and spirit and are ideal for any age.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ Meeting Room B & Brody/Nelson Room ]
Date: Saturday, October 30th, 2021
Start time: 10:30 am
Age group: Children, Family
Event type: Storytime
Description: Hear stories, sing songs, and do a little dancing too! Bring the entire family and get in on the action. Books, music, and activities help develop early literacy skills during our weekly reading adventure. Story Stop is for preschoolers of all ages. Space is very limited and will be offered on a first-come-first-serve basis.

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