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Branch: University Heights Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Tuesday, December 7th, 2021
Start time: All Day
Age group: School Age
Event type: Art/Craft
Description: Let's capture the beauty of winter in a snow globe! Drop by the University Heights Branch and pick up your very own snow globe kit with everything you need to celebrate the beauty of the season. Age 7 and up! Registration begins November 30th!
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Tuesday, December 7th, 2021
Start time: All Day
Age group: Teen
Event type: Art/Craft
Description: Visit the DIY Poetry Station in the teen room to cut and paste a poetic masterpiece. Follow creative prompts provided, or your heart, for a fun exercise that will get your creative juices flowing.
Branch: Out of building  [ No location specified ]
Date: Tuesday, December 7th, 2021
Start time: All Day
Age group: Children, School Age
Event type: Book Discussion
Description: Beginning December 6, stop by any Heights Library location to pick up a Winter Book Bingo card from the Childrens Department. Complete any 5 activities on your Book Bingo card and return it to the Childrens Department by Jan 10 to receive a prize.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ Noble Meeting Room ]
Date: Tuesday, December 7th, 2021
Start time: 9:30 am
Age group: Adult
Event type: Culture/History, Health/Well-being
Description: Formal English Language lessons for non-English speakers provided through Cuyahoga Community College. Students must register for the classes at the Tri-C ASPIRE website at www.tri-c.edu/ohio-options-for-adults/english-for-speakers-of-other-languages.html or by calling the Delisle Options Center in Cleveland Hts. at 216-371-7138. There is a winter break for classes between Dec. 19 2021 through Jan. 1 2022 for the Tri-C winter recess.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ Meeting Room B & Brody/Nelson Room ]
Date: Tuesday, December 7th, 2021
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Family, Children
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: Lee Road Branch  [ Meeting Room B & Brody/Nelson Room ]
Date: Tuesday, December 7th, 2021
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Family, Children
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 f
Branch: Out of building  [ Online Event [3] ]
Date: Tuesday, December 7th, 2021
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Adult
Event type: Computer
Description: Lots of people are "cutting the cord" - getting rid of cable in favor of Internet-based ways to watch their favorite shows. Learn about streaming services (like Netflix & Hulu), connecting these services to your TV (like Roku, Apple TV & Fire stick), and more! 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 November 23.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Tuesday, December 7th, 2021
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Teen
Event type: Art/Craft, Book Discussion, Computer, Film, LGBTQ, Music, Social
Description: Join us in the Lee Road 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, December 7th, 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! Grades 6-12.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Tuesday, December 7th, 2021
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Children, School Age
Event type: Storytime
Description: Beginning readers are invited to adopt a reading buddy! These plushies need a forever home where they will be loved and read to every day. Adoptions start December 7th at 4:00 PM and will continue until all the stuffed animals have been claimed. Each buddy comes with a list of their favorite books and a reading log. Return your completed reading log to the Noble Children's Desk by January 7 to be entered into a raffle to win a prize book. The plushie is yours to keep!
Branch: Out of building  [ Online Event [6] ]
Date: Tuesday, December 7th, 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. Registration begins November 1, 2021.
Branch: Coventry Village Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Tuesday, December 7th, 2021
Start time: 6:00 pm
Age group: Teen, School Age
Event type: Outreach
Description: Need homework help? Drop by the Coventry branch and our youth staff will do our best assist you. Ages 5 to 18.
Branch: Out of building  [ Online Event ]
Date: Tuesday, December 7th, 2021
Start time: 7:00 pm
Age group: Adult, All Ages
Event type: Computer
Description: If you're interested in pursuing graphic design, trying free online programs might be a great place to start! Join us to learn the basics of websites like Canva, Pixlr, and Vectr, and start designing today! 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 November 23.
Branch: University Heights Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Wednesday, December 8th, 2021
Start time: All Day
Age group: Teen, Adult
Event type: Social
Description: Have you solved all of the mysteries? If not, you're in luck! This winter, we're giving you a chance to catch up on some of our first Monthly Murder Mysteries packets. Every month will rerelease a previous case for you to solve! Ages 13 and up!
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Wednesday, December 8th, 2021
Start time: All Day
Age group: Teen
Event type: Art/Craft
Description: Visit the DIY Poetry Station in the teen room to cut and paste a poetic masterpiece. Follow creative prompts provided, or your heart, for a fun exercise that will get your creative juices flowing.
Branch: Out of building  [ No location specified ]
Date: Wednesday, December 8th, 2021
Start time: All Day
Age group: Children, School Age
Event type: Book Discussion
Description: Beginning December 6, stop by any Heights Library location to pick up a Winter Book Bingo card from the Childrens Department. Complete any 5 activities on your Book Bingo card and return it to the Childrens Department by Jan 10 to receive a prize.
Branch: University Heights Branch  [ Meeting Room 1 & 2 ]
Date: Wednesday, December 8th, 2021
Start time: 10:30 am
Age group: Children
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. For preschoolers of all ages.
Branch: Out of building  [ Online Event ]
Date: Wednesday, December 8th, 2021
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Adult
Event type: Computer
Description: Learn how the Mac operating system works and how to organize and maintain folders and files in the Apple environment. 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 November 24.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Wednesday, December 8th, 2021
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Teen
Event type: Art/Craft, Book Discussion, Computer, Film, LGBTQ, Music, Social
Description: Join us in the Lee Road 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, December 8th, 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! Grades 6-12.
Branch: Coventry Peace Park  [ Coventry Peace Park ]
Date: Wednesday, December 8th, 2021
Start time: 9:30 pm
Age group: Children
Event type: Storytime
Description: Bundle up and bring your babies in for books, bopping, and bouncing at our outdoor lap-sit program. Continuing as long as Cleveland's winter cooperates! For children birth through walking.
Branch: Coventry Peace Park  [ Coventry Peace Park ]
Date: Wednesday, December 8th, 2021
Start time: 10:30 pm
Age group: Children
Event type: Storytime
Description: Bundle up and join us for stories, songs, and dancing! Continuing for as long as Cleveland's winter cooperates. For preschoolers of all ages.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Thursday, December 9th, 2021
Start time: All Day
Age group: Teen
Event type: Art/Craft
Description: Visit the DIY Poetry Station in the teen room to cut and paste a poetic masterpiece. Follow creative prompts provided, or your heart, for a fun exercise that will get your creative juices flowing.
Branch: Out of building  [ No location specified ]
Date: Thursday, December 9th, 2021
Start time: All Day
Age group: Children, School Age
Event type: Book Discussion
Description: Beginning December 6, stop by any Heights Library location to pick up a Winter Book Bingo card from the Childrens Department. Complete any 5 activities on your Book Bingo card and return it to the Childrens Department by Jan 10 to receive a prize.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ Noble Meeting Room ]
Date: Thursday, December 9th, 2021
Start time: 9:30 am
Age group: Adult
Event type: Culture/History, Health/Well-being
Description: Formal English Language lessons for non-English speakers provided through Cuyahoga Community College. Students must register for the classes at the Tri-C ASPIRE website at www.tri-c.edu/ohio-options-for-adults/english-for-speakers-of-other-languages.html or by calling the Delisle Options Center in Cleveland Hts. at 216-371-7138. There is a winter break for classes between Dec. 19 2021 through Jan. 1 2022 for the Tri-C winter recess.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ Meeting Room B & Brody/Nelson Room ]
Date: Thursday, December 9th, 2021
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Family, Children
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, December 9th, 2021
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Family, Children
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 f
Branch: Out of building  [ Online Event ]
Date: Thursday, December 9th, 2021
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Adult
Event type: Computer
Description: Learn how the Windows 10 operating system works and how to organize and maintain folders and files in the Windows environment. 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 November 25.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Thursday, December 9th, 2021
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Teen
Event type: Art/Craft, Book Discussion, Computer, Film, LGBTQ, Music, Social
Description: Join us in the Lee Road 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: Thursday, December 9th, 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! Grades 6-12.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Thursday, December 9th, 2021
Start time: 3:30 pm
Age group: Teen
Event type: Social, Art/Craft
Description: What's going on in the Teen Room!? Pay us a visit and you'll find out. Let your curiosity get the best of you. For ages 13-18.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Thursday, December 9th, 2021
Start time: 4:00 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: Coventry Village Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Thursday, December 9th, 2021
Start time: 6:00 pm
Age group: Teen, School Age
Event type: Outreach
Description: Need homework help? Drop by the Coventry branch and our youth staff will do our best assist you. Ages 5 to 18.
Branch: Out of building  [ Online Event ]
Date: Thursday, December 9th, 2021
Start time: 6:30 pm
Age group: Adult
Event type: Culture/History, Book Discussion
Description: 400 Souls Part 2 Slavery in America - 1699 - 1779 Meeting ID: 823 648 5349 Passcode: 691353
Branch: University Heights Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Thursday, December 9th, 2021
Start time: 7:00 pm
Age group: Adult
Event type: Art/Craft
Description: Pick up your centerpiece kit at the University Heights branch between December 6 and December 9. The kit will come with instructions and all you need to create a DIY masterpiece. Your centerpiece is sure to bring cheer and brighten up your space! Registration begins on November 24.
Branch: University Heights Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Friday, December 10th, 2021
Start time: All Day
Age group: Adult
Event type: Food/Gardening
Description: Let's cheers to a new season with a refreshing mocktail. Join us each month as we mix up a new drink for you to try. Every kit comes with a fun mocktail recipe plus all the ingredients you need to make it. Pick up a kit to try some delicious mocktails on us! Supplies limited, Registration required!
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Friday, December 10th, 2021
Start time: All Day
Age group: School Age, Family, Children
Event type: Art/Craft
Description: Families are invited to pick up a box containing supplies for 3 collaborative craft projects beginning December 1. Pick up your box of supplies, and let the creative family fun begin! Boxes are available at the Noble Children's Desk while supplies last.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Friday, December 10th, 2021
Start time: All Day
Age group: Teen
Event type: Art/Craft
Description: Visit the DIY Poetry Station in the teen room to cut and paste a poetic masterpiece. Follow creative prompts provided, or your heart, for a fun exercise that will get your creative juices flowing.
Branch: Out of building  [ No location specified ]
Date: Friday, December 10th, 2021
Start time: All Day
Age group: Children, School Age
Event type: Book Discussion
Description: Beginning December 6, stop by any Heights Library location to pick up a Winter Book Bingo card from the Childrens Department. Complete any 5 activities on your Book Bingo card and return it to the Childrens Department by Jan 10 to receive a prize.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Friday, December 10th, 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: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Friday, December 10th, 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, December 10th, 2021
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Teen
Event type: Art/Craft, Book Discussion, Computer, Film, LGBTQ, Music, Social
Description: Join us in the Lee Road 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, December 10th, 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! Grades 6-12.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Saturday, December 11th, 2021
Start time: All Day
Age group: Teen
Event type: Art/Craft
Description: Visit the DIY Poetry Station in the teen room to cut and paste a poetic masterpiece. Follow creative prompts provided, or your heart, for a fun exercise that will get your creative juices flowing.
Branch: Out of building  [ No location specified ]
Date: Saturday, December 11th, 2021
Start time: All Day
Age group: Children, School Age
Event type: Book Discussion
Description: Beginning December 6, stop by any Heights Library location to pick up a Winter Book Bingo card from the Childrens Department. Complete any 5 activities on your Book Bingo card and return it to the Childrens Department by Jan 10 to receive a prize.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ Meeting Room B & Brody/Nelson Room ]
Date: Saturday, December 11th, 2021
Start time: 10:30 am
Age group: Family, Children
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 f
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Sunday, December 12th, 2021
Start time: All Day
Age group: Teen
Event type: Art/Craft
Description: Visit the DIY Poetry Station in the teen room to cut and paste a poetic masterpiece. Follow creative prompts provided, or your heart, for a fun exercise that will get your creative juices flowing.
Branch: Out of building  [ No location specified ]
Date: Sunday, December 12th, 2021
Start time: All Day
Age group: Children, School Age
Event type: Book Discussion
Description: Beginning December 6, stop by any Heights Library location to pick up a Winter Book Bingo card from the Childrens Department. Complete any 5 activities on your Book Bingo card and return it to the Childrens Department by Jan 10 to receive a prize.
Branch: Coventry Peace Park  [ Coventry Peace Park ]
Date: Sunday, December 12th, 2021
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: All Ages, Children, Teen, Family, School Age
Event type: Outreach, Social
Description: Bundle up and meet us outside in the Coventry P.E.A.C.E. Park for hot chocolate, warm cider, and winter games. All ages welcome.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ Meeting Room B & Brody/Nelson Room ]
Date: Sunday, December 12th, 2021
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: School Age, Children
Event type: Computer
Description: Do you love playing video games? Have you ever wanted to try making your own? Join us in using Microsoft MakeCode Arcade to create simple, retro-style platformers and space destroyers. Grades 5-8. Registration begins Nov 28.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Sunday, December 12th, 2021
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Adult
Event type: Culture/History, Food/Gardening, Health/Well-being, Nature/Science
Description: Come join the Green North as we discuss books, articles and videos about various topics on gardening, environmental issues, community building, and other green initiatives going on in the Noble Neighborhood. Topics to be discussed TBD. No registration required.
Branch: University Heights Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Monday, December 13th, 2021
Start time: All Day
Age group: School Age
Event type: Art/Craft
Description: Attention all builders and architects! Do you have what it takes to create a sturdy edible house out of frosting, and graham crackers? Let's find out! Stop by the University Heights Branch to pick up your Gingerbread House Kit. Registration begins Dec 6. Ages 7 and up.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Monday, December 13th, 2021
Start time: All Day
Age group: Teen
Event type: Art/Craft
Description: Visit the DIY Poetry Station in the teen room to cut and paste a poetic masterpiece. Follow creative prompts provided, or your heart, for a fun exercise that will get your creative juices flowing.
Branch: Out of building  [ No location specified ]
Date: Monday, December 13th, 2021
Start time: All Day
Age group: Children, School Age
Event type: Book Discussion
Description: Beginning December 6, stop by any Heights Library location to pick up a Winter Book Bingo card from the Childrens Department. Complete any 5 activities on your Book Bingo card and return it to the Childrens Department by Jan 10 to receive a prize.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ Meeting Room B & Brody/Nelson Room ]
Date: Monday, December 13th, 2021
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Family, Children
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 f
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Monday, December 13th, 2021
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Teen
Event type: Art/Craft, Book Discussion, Computer, Film, LGBTQ, Music, Social
Description: Join us in the Lee Road 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: Monday, December 13th, 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! Grades 6-12.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Monday, December 13th, 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 our gaming systems. For ages 13-18.
Branch: Coventry Village Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Monday, December 13th, 2021
Start time: 6:00 pm
Age group: Teen, School Age
Event type: Outreach
Description: Need homework help? Drop by the Coventry branch and our youth staff will do our best assist you. Ages 5 to 18.
Branch: University Heights Branch  [ Meeting Room 3 & 4 ]
Date: Tuesday, December 14th, 2021
Start time: All Day
Age group: School Age
Event type: Art/Craft
Description: Cleveland winters are cold and dark, help brighten up the season by making lanterns and luminaria. The library will provide you with kit to make your own lanterns. Registration opens December 1st. For children ages 7-11.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Tuesday, December 14th, 2021
Start time: All Day
Age group: Teen
Event type: Art/Craft
Description: Visit the DIY Poetry Station in the teen room to cut and paste a poetic masterpiece. Follow creative prompts provided, or your heart, for a fun exercise that will get your creative juices flowing.
Branch: Out of building  [ No location specified ]
Date: Tuesday, December 14th, 2021
Start time: All Day
Age group: Children, School Age
Event type: Book Discussion
Description: Beginning December 6, stop by any Heights Library location to pick up a Winter Book Bingo card from the Childrens Department. Complete any 5 activities on your Book Bingo card and return it to the Childrens Department by Jan 10 to receive a prize.

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