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Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Tuesday, January 18th, 2022
Start time: All Day
Age group: Children, Family, School Age
Event type: Nature/Science
Description: Calling all arctic adventurers! Attention winter wonderland wanderers! Explore the outdoors with a Winter Sights and Sounds Scavenger Hunt! While supplies last, families with children in preschool through 5th Grade are invited to pick up a scavenger hunt to encourage exploration of our environment in the wintertime. Participants can turn in their completed scavenger hunt by 1/31 for a chance to win a cozy prize.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Tuesday, January 18th, 2022
Start time: All Day
Age group: Teen
Event type: Art/Craft
Description: Stop by the Noble branch to pick up supplies to make an Affirmation Collage! Take some time to be creative and explore your strengths, goals for the future, and boost your self esteem.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ Noble Meeting Room ]
Date: Tuesday, January 18th, 2022
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  [ Brody/Nelson Room ]
Date: Tuesday, January 18th, 2022
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Family, Children
Event type: Storytime
Description: CANCELLED Hear stories, sing songs, and do a little dancing too! Bring the entire family and get in on the action. Story Stop is for preschoolers of all ages. Space is very limited and will be offered on a first-come-first-serve basis. CANCELLED
Branch: Out of building  [ Online Event [2] ]
Date: Tuesday, January 18th, 2022
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Adult
Event type: Computer
Description: The Internet and Social Media sites are filled with links to incorrect, inaccurate, and often harmful false reporting. Learn more about why they exist and ways to spot these fake stories in this tech talk. 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 January 5.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Tuesday, January 18th, 2022
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Teen
Event type: Social, Music, LGBTQ, Film, Computer, Book Discussion, Art/Craft
Description: CANCELLED 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, January 18th, 2022
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  [ Children's Storytelling Room ]
Date: Tuesday, January 18th, 2022
Start time: 3:30 pm
Age group: Children, School Age
Event type: Art/Craft
Description: CANCELLED 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. CANCELLED
Branch: Out of building  [ Online Event [6] ]
Date: Tuesday, January 18th, 2022
Start time: 5:00 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, January 18th, 2022
Start time: 6:00 pm
Age group: School Age, Teen
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: Lee Road Branch  [ Meeting Rooms A & B ]
Date: Tuesday, January 18th, 2022
Start time: 6:00 pm
Age group: All Ages
Event type: Outreach
Description: Board of Trustees Meetings
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ Brody/Nelson Room ]
Date: Tuesday, January 18th, 2022
Start time: 7:00 pm
Age group: Adult
Event type: Book Discussion
Description: CANCELLED Join our lively monthly book club! We will be reading great books, both classic and modern, and partaking in engaging discussions. We plan to meet in person at the Lee Road branch but will move to Zoom if needed. CANCELLED
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Wednesday, January 19th, 2022
Start time: All Day
Age group: Children, Family, School Age
Event type: Nature/Science
Description: Calling all arctic adventurers! Attention winter wonderland wanderers! Explore the outdoors with a Winter Sights and Sounds Scavenger Hunt! While supplies last, families with children in preschool through 5th Grade are invited to pick up a scavenger hunt to encourage exploration of our environment in the wintertime. Participants can turn in their completed scavenger hunt by 1/31 for a chance to win a cozy prize.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Wednesday, January 19th, 2022
Start time: All Day
Age group: Teen
Event type: Art/Craft
Description: Stop by the Noble branch to pick up supplies to make an Affirmation Collage! Take some time to be creative and explore your strengths, goals for the future, and boost your self esteem.
Branch: University Heights Branch  [ Meeting Room 1 & 2 ]
Date: Wednesday, January 19th, 2022
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Adult
Event type: Health/Well-being
Description: Instructor-led Qigong/Tai Chi. Temporarily relocated to the University Heights Branch during Coventry Branch construction.
Branch: University Heights Branch  [ Meeting Room 3 & 4 ]
Date: Wednesday, January 19th, 2022
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, January 19th, 2022
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Children, Family
Event type: Storytime
Description: If you want to enjoy storytime from the comfort of your own home, here is your chance! Join us as we read books and sing songs in our Family Zoom storytime. You will receive an email with the Zoom meeting room and password prior to the program. In order to receive the room information, you must provide an email address, and you must have registered more than one hour before the program begins. Please do not share the room information with others who have not signed up. We will not be recording the programs and you may turn your video off if you prefer. We will have a staff member monitor the zoom meeting to insure safety for all ages. Please arrive to the Zoom room within five minutes of the program time. Registration begins Jan 5.
Branch: Out of building  [ Online Event ]
Date: Wednesday, January 19th, 2022
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Adult
Event type: Computer
Description: Excel Part 3 covers simple formulas, the AutoSum function, merging and splitting cells, headers, protecting cell data, using templates and printing. Prerequisites: Excel Parts 1 and 2. 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 December 22.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Wednesday, January 19th, 2022
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Teen
Event type: Social, Music, LGBTQ, Film, Computer, Book Discussion, Art/Craft
Description: CANCELLED 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, January 19th, 2022
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, January 19th, 2022
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, January 19th, 2022
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, January 20th, 2022
Start time: All Day
Age group: Children, Family, School Age
Event type: Nature/Science
Description: Calling all arctic adventurers! Attention winter wonderland wanderers! Explore the outdoors with a Winter Sights and Sounds Scavenger Hunt! While supplies last, families with children in preschool through 5th Grade are invited to pick up a scavenger hunt to encourage exploration of our environment in the wintertime. Participants can turn in their completed scavenger hunt by 1/31 for a chance to win a cozy prize.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Thursday, January 20th, 2022
Start time: All Day
Age group: Teen
Event type: Art/Craft
Description: Stop by the Noble branch to pick up supplies to make an Affirmation Collage! Take some time to be creative and explore your strengths, goals for the future, and boost your self esteem.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ Noble Meeting Room ]
Date: Thursday, January 20th, 2022
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  [ Brody/Nelson Room ]
Date: Thursday, January 20th, 2022
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Family, Children
Event type: Storytime
Description: CANCELLED 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. CANCELLED
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ Brody/Nelson Room ]
Date: Thursday, January 20th, 2022
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Family, Children
Event type: Storytime
Description: CANCELLED 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. CANCELLED
Branch: Out of building  [ Online Event ]
Date: Thursday, January 20th, 2022
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Adult
Event type: Computer
Description: Discover some of Word's more advanced features including font formatting, highlighting, borders & shading, styles & formatting, page & section breaks, and headers & footers. Prerequisites: Familiarity with Word basics. 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 December 23.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ Computer Classroom ]
Date: Thursday, January 20th, 2022
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Adult
Event type: Computer
Description: Learn the basics of the Windows 10 operating system works and how to organize and maintain folders and files in the Windows environment. Part of the 8-part Computer Basics Series. This class has been CANCELLED.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Thursday, January 20th, 2022
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Teen
Event type: Social, Music, LGBTQ, Film, Computer, Book Discussion, Art/Craft
Description: CANCELLED 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, January 20th, 2022
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, January 20th, 2022
Start time: 3:30 pm
Age group: Teen
Event type: Art/Craft
Description: CANCELLED Whether you have an afterschool job, do chores, or just save up that birthday card cash, your hard-earned money deserves a proper home. Join us in the Teen Room to paint a piggy bank worthy of holding your fortune. We'll provide the piggy banks and paint. You provide the creativity (and the money). For ages 13-18. CANCELLED
Branch: Coventry Village Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Thursday, January 20th, 2022
Start time: 6:00 pm
Age group: School Age, Teen
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: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Thursday, January 20th, 2022
Start time: 6:30 pm
Age group: Adult
Event type: Social, Art/Craft
Description: Come and chat with other knitters on the lawn outside Noble. Please bring a chair and current project to work on, or bring a ball of worsted yard and size 8 or 9 needles to learn. In the event of inclement weather, we will meet in the Fiction room.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ Meeting Room A ]
Date: Thursday, January 20th, 2022
Start time: 7:00 pm
Age group: Adult
Event type: Book Discussion
Description: Exploring the works of authors who pushed the genre forward. December 16th: Foundation by Isaac Asimov CANCELLED January 20th: Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang February 17th: Of One Blood by Pauline Hopkins
Branch: University Heights Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Friday, January 21st, 2022
Start time: All Day
Age group: Children, School Age
Event type: Art/Craft
Description: Use a needle and thread to create colorful and unique notebooks! Instructions, patterns, and supplies (including notebooks) will be provided in these DIY take home kits. Recommended for kids in grades 4-8. Registration begins 1/7/2022
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Friday, January 21st, 2022
Start time: All Day
Age group: Children, Family, School Age
Event type: Nature/Science
Description: Calling all arctic adventurers! Attention winter wonderland wanderers! Explore the outdoors with a Winter Sights and Sounds Scavenger Hunt! While supplies last, families with children in preschool through 5th Grade are invited to pick up a scavenger hunt to encourage exploration of our environment in the wintertime. Participants can turn in their completed scavenger hunt by 1/31 for a chance to win a cozy prize.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Friday, January 21st, 2022
Start time: All Day
Age group: Teen
Event type: Art/Craft
Description: Stop by the Noble branch to pick up supplies to make an Affirmation Collage! Take some time to be creative and explore your strengths, goals for the future, and boost your self esteem.
Branch: University Heights Branch  [ Meeting Room 3 & 4 ]
Date: Friday, January 21st, 2022
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Children
Event type: Art/Craft
Description: Let the library windows be your canvas for making a beautiful winter wonderland scene. Stop by the library each week to decorate our windows in a winter scene with halk markers and window paint. Registration begins December 20th. Open to preschoolers of all ages.
Branch: University Heights Branch  [ Meeting Room 1 & 2 ]
Date: Friday, January 21st, 2022
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Adult
Event type: Health/Well-being
Description: Instructor-led Qigong/Tai Chi. Temporarily relocated to the University Heights Branch during Coventry Branch construction.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Friday, January 21st, 2022
Start time: 10:30 am
Age group: Family, Children
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, January 21st, 2022
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Family, Children
Event type: Storytime, Art/Craft
Description: Stay after storytime each week for a simple craft or activity.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Friday, January 21st, 2022
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Teen
Event type: Social, Music, LGBTQ, Film, Computer, Book Discussion, Art/Craft
Description: CANCELLED 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, January 21st, 2022
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, January 22nd, 2022
Start time: All Day
Age group: Children, Family, School Age
Event type: Nature/Science
Description: Calling all arctic adventurers! Attention winter wonderland wanderers! Explore the outdoors with a Winter Sights and Sounds Scavenger Hunt! While supplies last, families with children in preschool through 5th Grade are invited to pick up a scavenger hunt to encourage exploration of our environment in the wintertime. Participants can turn in their completed scavenger hunt by 1/31 for a chance to win a cozy prize.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Saturday, January 22nd, 2022
Start time: All Day
Age group: Teen
Event type: Art/Craft
Description: Stop by the Noble branch to pick up supplies to make an Affirmation Collage! Take some time to be creative and explore your strengths, goals for the future, and boost your self esteem.
Branch: University Heights Branch  [ Meeting Room 1 & 2 ]
Date: Saturday, January 22nd, 2022
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Adult
Event type: Health/Well-being
Description: Instructor-led Qigong/Tai Chi. Temporarily relocated to the University Heights Branch during Coventry Branch construction.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ Brody/Nelson Room ]
Date: Saturday, January 22nd, 2022
Start time: 10:30 am
Age group: Family, Children
Event type: Storytime
Description: CANCELLED 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. CANCELLED
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Sunday, January 23rd, 2022
Start time: All Day
Age group: Children, Family, School Age
Event type: Nature/Science
Description: Calling all arctic adventurers! Attention winter wonderland wanderers! Explore the outdoors with a Winter Sights and Sounds Scavenger Hunt! While supplies last, families with children in preschool through 5th Grade are invited to pick up a scavenger hunt to encourage exploration of our environment in the wintertime. Participants can turn in their completed scavenger hunt by 1/31 for a chance to win a cozy prize.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Sunday, January 23rd, 2022
Start time: All Day
Age group: Teen
Event type: Art/Craft
Description: Stop by the Noble branch to pick up supplies to make an Affirmation Collage! Take some time to be creative and explore your strengths, goals for the future, and boost your self esteem.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Monday, January 24th, 2022
Start time: All Day
Age group: Children, Family, School Age
Event type: Nature/Science
Description: Calling all arctic adventurers! Attention winter wonderland wanderers! Explore the outdoors with a Winter Sights and Sounds Scavenger Hunt! While supplies last, families with children in preschool through 5th Grade are invited to pick up a scavenger hunt to encourage exploration of our environment in the wintertime. Participants can turn in their completed scavenger hunt by 1/31 for a chance to win a cozy prize.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Monday, January 24th, 2022
Start time: All Day
Age group: Teen
Event type: Art/Craft
Description: Stop by the Noble branch to pick up supplies to make an Affirmation Collage! Take some time to be creative and explore your strengths, goals for the future, and boost your self esteem.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ Brody/Nelson Room ]
Date: Monday, January 24th, 2022
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Family, Children
Event type: Storytime
Description: CANCELLED 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. CANCELLED
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Monday, January 24th, 2022
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Teen
Event type: Social, Music, LGBTQ, Film, Computer, Book Discussion, Art/Craft
Description: CANCELLED 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, January 24th, 2022
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, January 24th, 2022
Start time: 3:30 pm
Age group: Teen
Event type: Social
Description: CANCELLED Join us every Monday in the Teen Spot to take a turn on our gaming systems. For ages 13-18. CANCELLED
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Monday, January 24th, 2022
Start time: 5:00 pm
Age group: Adult
Event type: Food/Gardening, Outreach, Social
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: Coventry Village Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Monday, January 24th, 2022
Start time: 6:00 pm
Age group: School Age, Teen
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: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Tuesday, January 25th, 2022
Start time: All Day
Age group: Children, Family, School Age
Event type: Nature/Science
Description: Calling all arctic adventurers! Attention winter wonderland wanderers! Explore the outdoors with a Winter Sights and Sounds Scavenger Hunt! While supplies last, families with children in preschool through 5th Grade are invited to pick up a scavenger hunt to encourage exploration of our environment in the wintertime. Participants can turn in their completed scavenger hunt by 1/31 for a chance to win a cozy prize.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Tuesday, January 25th, 2022
Start time: All Day
Age group: Teen
Event type: Art/Craft
Description: Stop by the Noble branch to pick up supplies to make an Affirmation Collage! Take some time to be creative and explore your strengths, goals for the future, and boost your self esteem.

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