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Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Monday, June 21st, 2021
Start time: All Day
Age group: Children, Family, School Age
Event type: Nature/Science
Description: While supplies last, families with children in preschool through 5th Grade can pick up a bag with supplies for exploring the outdoors in the sweet summertime. There will be several scavenger hunts that participants can turn in to library staff for a chance to win a special nature-themed book.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ Meeting Room B & Brody/Nelson Room ]
Date: Monday, June 21st, 2021
Start time: All Day
Age group: Adult
Event type: Computer
Description: Board of Elections Training
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Monday, June 21st, 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 as we bring back this lap-sit program. Baby Bonanza is for babies who are not yet walking. Registration begins June 7.
Branch: University Heights Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Monday, June 21st, 2021
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Children, Family
Event type: Art/Craft, Nature/Science
Description: Join the library to celebrate the great outdoors with some fun nature themed activities. Practice scissor skills with the bonus of a sensory sensation as we offer nature clippings trays with plants and herbs. Make beautiful works of art from the pigments found in flowers and leaves during pounding art. Get back to nature and get dirty with making mud pies!
Branch: Coventry Peace Park  [ Coventry Peace Park ]
Date: Monday, June 21st, 2021
Start time: 7:00 pm
Age group: Adult
Event type: Book Discussion
Description: Looking for a great summer reading suggestion? Join the Matchmakers on the Coventry Village Branch front lawn for our first Outdoor Book Talk! We will bring book suggestions to share and would love to hear from attendees as well. Bring your own chair or blanket, and look for our sign. Let's talk about books together! Weather permitting. This program follows CDC safety guidelines.
Branch: Out of building  [ Online Event ]
Date: Monday, June 21st, 2021
Start time: 7:00 pm
Age group: Adult
Event type: Culture/History
Description: Topic: So you Want to be a Contractor Time: Jun 21, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8236485349?pwd=NGdhQm8xa0lHNEluRmovTHpqSXV0dz09 Meeting ID: 823 648 5349 Passcode: 691353
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021
Start time: All Day
Age group: Children, Family, School Age
Event type: Nature/Science
Description: While supplies last, families with children in preschool through 5th Grade can pick up a bag with supplies for exploring the outdoors in the sweet summertime. There will be several scavenger hunts that participants can turn in to library staff for a chance to win a special nature-themed book.
Branch: Coventry Village Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Tuesday, June 22nd, 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: Out of building  [ Online Event ]
Date: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Adult
Event type: Computer
Description: WordPress is one of the most popular platforms for website design and creation. Learn the basics of getting started with WordPress in this three-part series. Part 1 attendance required. Part 2 of 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 June 1.
Branch: Out of building  [ Online Event [6] ]
Date: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021
Start time: 6:00 pm
Age group: Adult
Event type: Health/Well-being
Description: Christine Valadon will present a weekly Zoom Heartfulness meditation, an effective form of meditation focused on opening the heart. Registration begins May 1, 2021.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021
Start time: 6:00 pm
Age group: Family, School Age
Event type: Health/Well-being, Social, Storytime
Description: Family Connections and library staff will present fun and informative activities that will help families prepare for the transition to 1st Grade. Program will take place on Zoom on June 22 and outdoors at the Noble Library on July 27.
Branch: Coventry Peace Park  [ Coventry Peace Park ]
Date: Tuesday, June 22nd, 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. Weather permitting, if inclement weather we will meet on Zoom. Please be sure to wear a mask and bring your own chair.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021
Start time: All Day
Age group: Children, Family, School Age
Event type: Nature/Science
Description: While supplies last, families with children in preschool through 5th Grade can pick up a bag with supplies for exploring the outdoors in the sweet summertime. There will be several scavenger hunts that participants can turn in to library staff for a chance to win a special nature-themed book.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ Meeting Room B & Brody/Nelson Room ]
Date: Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021
Start time: All Day
Age group: Adult
Event type: Computer
Description: Board of Elections Training
Branch: Coventry Peace Park  [ Coventry Peace Park ]
Date: Wednesday, June 23rd, 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, June 23rd, 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, June 23rd, 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: Out of building  [ Online Event ]
Date: Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021
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. Lastly, please be patient with us as we learn how to bring our best to you wherever you are. Registration begins June 9.
Branch: Coventry Peace Park  [ Coventry Peace Park ]
Date: Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Children
Event type: Storytime
Description: Bring a blanket to sit on, and join us at 11:15 for stories, songs, and dancing! Weather permitting. For preschoolers of all ages.
Branch: University Heights Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021
Start time: 1:30 pm
Age group: Children, School Age
Event type: Art/Craft
Description: Calling all crafters! Come paint, and create at Walter Stinson Park this summer! Join us every other week, starting June 9th, for fun arts and crafts projects and let your inner artist shine this summer! Ages 7 and up. Registration begins May 26th.
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Thursday, June 24th, 2021
Start time: All Day
Age group: Children, Family, School Age
Event type: Nature/Science
Description: While supplies last, families with children in preschool through 5th Grade can pick up a bag with supplies for exploring the outdoors in the sweet summertime. There will be several scavenger hunts that participants can turn in to library staff for a chance to win a special nature-themed book.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Thursday, June 24th, 2021
Start time: 10:30 am
Age group: Children, Family
Event type: Storytime
Description: Bring your blankets and masks for stories, songs, and rhymes. We will be on the lawn, properly distanced and masked. On days with inclement weather, the program will be cancelled. These programs will be located at Fairfax Elementary. Registration Begins June 10.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Thursday, June 24th, 2021
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Teen
Event type: Art/Craft
Description: Join us outside to make your own artistic work. There will be so much creativity, it can't be contained by a building. For grades 6-12. Outdoor program - weather permitting.
Branch: Out of building  [ Online Event [2] ]
Date: Thursday, June 24th, 2021
Start time: 6:30 pm
Age group: Adult
Event type: Health/Well-being
Description: Dementia Friends is a global movement developed by the Alzheimer's Society in the United Kingdom and now underway in the United States. The goal of Dementia Friends is to help everyone in a community understand five key messages about dementia, how it affects people, and how we each can make a difference in the lives of people living with the disease, from helping someone find the right bus to spreading the word about dementia on social media - every action counts! Hosted by the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging in partnership with the Ohio Council for Cognitive Health and the Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program, attendees will raise awareness and increase understanding of dementia; challenge stigma and negative messaging; learn effective communication and engagement tips; and receive helpful community resources. Please register through this link: https://bit.ly/3fiG3mw
Branch: Out of building  [ Online Event ]
Date: Thursday, June 24th, 2021
Start time: 7:00 pm
Age group: Adult
Event type: Computer
Description: Enhance the look of your Word documents by adding color, clip art, shapes, and other graphic elements. 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 May 20.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Thursday, June 24th, 2021
Start time: 7:00 pm
Age group: Adult
Event type: Book Discussion
Description: Exploring the works of authors who pushed the genre forward. Meeting outdoors at the Lee Rd Library. June 24th: The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury July 22nd: The Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut August 26th: The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Friday, June 25th, 2021
Start time: All Day
Age group: Children, Family, School Age
Event type: Nature/Science
Description: While supplies last, families with children in preschool through 5th Grade can pick up a bag with supplies for exploring the outdoors in the sweet summertime. There will be several scavenger hunts that participants can turn in to library staff for a chance to win a special nature-themed book.
Branch: Coventry Village Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Friday, June 25th, 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: Friday, June 25th, 2021
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Family
Event type: Art/Craft, Food/Gardening
Description: Make your own paint brush using natural items from the Coventry P.E.A.C.E. Park. Make sure to wear clothing that can get dirty or painted. Program is outdoors weather permitting. Ages 4 to 10.
Branch: Lee Road Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Friday, June 25th, 2021
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Children, Family
Event type: Social
Description: Looking for an outdoor adventure for your little one? Stop by the Fairfax Elementary School field (Scarborough Rd west of Lee Rd) for some fun challenges for toddlers and preschoolers. Dress for mess as we will be crawling and jumping in the grass! Weather permitting. For children birth to 6. Registration begins June 11
Branch: Out of building  [ Online Event ]
Date: Friday, June 25th, 2021
Start time: 10:30 am
Age group: Children
Event type: Music, Social, Storytime
Description: Music Together is the perfect way to get young children to imagine, improvise, and express themselves through music and movement. A Sing and Swing instructor will lead babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and the adults that love them through songs, dances, rhythms, and rhymes virtually with Zoom. 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 to ensure safety for all ages. Please arrive to the Zoom room within five minutes of the program time. Registration begins June 11.
Branch: University Heights Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Friday, June 25th, 2021
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Family
Event type: Storytime
Description: Bring a blanket, chair or just sit in your stroller and enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and dancing. Look for the library to be set up by the gazebo. Ages 0-6
Branch: University Heights Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Friday, June 25th, 2021
Start time: 12:00 pm
Age group: Adult
Event type: Health/Well-being
Description: Working from home and need a break in your day? Join yoga instructor Chelsea for Virtual Lunchtime Yoga! Spend some time focusing on yourself so that you can get back to work feeling refreshed and energized. Tune in at 12 pm on the Library's Facebook page for live yoga or catch the replay later in the day!
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Saturday, June 26th, 2021
Start time: All Day
Age group: Children, Family, School Age
Event type: Nature/Science
Description: While supplies last, families with children in preschool through 5th Grade can pick up a bag with supplies for exploring the outdoors in the sweet summertime. There will be several scavenger hunts that participants can turn in to library staff for a chance to win a special nature-themed book.
Branch: Coventry Village Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Saturday, June 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: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Sunday, June 27th, 2021
Start time: All Day
Age group: Children, Family, School Age
Event type: Nature/Science
Description: While supplies last, families with children in preschool through 5th Grade can pick up a bag with supplies for exploring the outdoors in the sweet summertime. There will be several scavenger hunts that participants can turn in to library staff for a chance to win a special nature-themed book.
Branch: Coventry Peace Park  [ Coventry Peace Park ]
Date: Sunday, June 27th, 2021
Start time: 1:00 pm
Age group: All Ages
Event type: Social
Description: Help Heights Libraries design the new park and playground at the Coventry PEACE Park! Visit our five interactive stations and help us build the community's vision for this beloved public park. Predict Your Park: Take an interactive survey Share a Story: Share your park memories Mark the Map: Show us your favorite places Find Your Favorites: Rate our ideas Picture a Park: Kids can create their dream park Music, fun, and refreshments provided!
Branch: Noble Neighborhood Branch  [ No location specified ]
Date: Monday, June 28th, 2021
Start time: All Day
Age group: Children, Family, School Age
Event type: Nature/Science
Description: While supplies last, families with children in preschool through 5th Grade can pick up a bag with supplies for exploring the outdoors in the sweet summertime. There will be several scavenger hunts that participants can turn in to library staff for a chance to win a special nature-themed book.

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