Featured Programs

Film - Gaslight

A famous diva is killed in her own home and the valuable collection of jewelry she owned has gone missing. Ingrid Bergman, the woman’s niece, finds the body. Traumatized, she is sent away to school, and eventually trains to become a singer.

WHEN: Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 6:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Lakewood Public Cinema

Film - A Sinner in Mecca (2015)

For a gay filmmaker, filming in Saudi Arabia presents two serious challenges: filming is forbidden in the country and homosexuality is punishable by death.

WHEN: Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 2:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Sunday With The Friends

Talk and Performance - Ney Instrument

The ney instrument, sometimes spelled nai or nay, is one of the oldest forms of flute. It has relatives in other Middle Eastern countries, each differing by the number of holes, segments and whether it has a mouthpiece, called a bashpare, or not.

WHEN: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 7:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: More

Book Club - Knit and Lit

Come share your passion for great literature and show off your knitting, crocheting, counted cross-stitch, embroidery and quilting works-in-progress. Tonight we will discuss Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear.

WHEN: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 7:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Meeting Room

EVENT TYPE: Knit and Lit

Discussion - A Fort of Nine Towers: An Afghan Family Story

Registration is required. Qais Akabar Omar, a young Afghan writer, born in 1982 writes a riveting memoir of his family’s experiences in Afghanistan. Kabul was a garden where 7-year-old Qais flew kites from the roof of his grandfather’s house.

WHEN: Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 7:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Multipurpose Room

EVENT TYPE: More

Discussion - Judaism and ... Particularism and Universalism

Presented by Rabbi Enid Lader.

WHEN: Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 7:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: More

Film - A Serious Man

Larry Gopnik (Michael Stuhlbarg) is just trying to be a serious man. His wife is leaving him for his colleague. His son is a stoner, and his daughter is full of teenage angst.

WHEN: Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 6:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Lakewood Public Cinema

Concert - The Hollywood Slim Band

The Hollywood Slim band is a unique member of Cleveland’s blues family. Brothers Greg, also known as “Hollywood Slim,” and John Lucic have been playing music in Cleveland for over forty years.

WHEN: Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 2:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Sunday With The Friends

Workshop - Genealogy

How far back would you like to trace your family tree? What will you find? Genealogist Deborah Abbott will show you how to unlock the secrets held by census reports, military records, birth certificates and death notices in this hands-on workshop. Unravel your history with professional results.

WHEN: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 6:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Learning Lab

EVENT TYPE: More

Talk - Call to Prayer

According to the tenets of Islam, Muslims perform the salaah, or prayer ritual, five times per day.

WHEN: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 7:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: More

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