Featured Programs

Film - The Luzhin Defence (2000) - Presented by Barbara Steffek-Hill

Chess genius Aleksandr Ivanovich “Sascha” Luzhin (John Turturro) has been immersed in the game since childhood. Leo Valentinov (Stuart Wilson) cons his father into allowing the boy to leave home, promising Sascha will meet the right people.

WHEN: Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 6:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Lakewood Public Cinema

Concert - Ernive Krivda

Now in his fifth decade as a jazz performer, Ernie Krivda is acknowledged by both critics and peers as one of the world’s great tenor saxophone players.

WHEN: Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 2:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Sunday With The Friends

Meditation Mondays Presentation by Nadine “Ddeani” Feighan

The physical and mental benefi ts of meditation are signifi cant and well documented. They include reduced stress and anxiety, increased focus, improved immune system function and an overall sense of well-being.

WHEN: Monday, June 5, 2017 - 7:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Multipurpose Room

EVENT TYPE: More

Yoga Tuesdays Presentation by Marcia Camino

As part of the Library’s focus on wellness, Marcia Camino, owner of Pink Lotus Yoga, presents a series that introduces four diverse systems and styles of yoga, all of which provide various, long-lasting health benefits.

WHEN: Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 7:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Multipurpose Room

EVENT TYPE: More

Introduction to Meditation: A Practice for Moving Toward Inner Peace and Improved Health Presentation by Mello Mitchell

This workshop will show how meditation can reduce anxiety and stress, leading to more balanced living and a healthier life. The physical, mental, emotional and spiritual benefits of meditation will be covered as well as its history and the research behind its effectiveness.

WHEN: Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 7:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: More

Author Event - Autopsy of America: The Death of a Nation Book by Seph Lawless

Autopsy of America: The Death of a Nation is a harrowing look deep inside the crumbling apocalyptic landscape of America through the eyes of photojournalist Seph Lawless.

WHEN: Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 7:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Meet the Author

Documentary - At the Fork (2016) Presented by LEAF

Filmmaker and omnivore John Papola, together with his vegetarian wife Lisa, offer up a timely and refreshingly unbiased look at how farm animals are raised for our consumption.

WHEN: Friday, June 9, 2017 - 6:30pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Weekday Documentaries

Documentary - At the Fork (2016) Presented by LEAF

Filmmaker and omnivore John Papola, together with his vegetarian wife Lisa, offer up a timely and refreshingly unbiased look at how farm animals are raised for our consumption.

WHEN: Friday, June 9, 2017 - 6:30pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: More

Film - Dial M for Murder (1954) - Presented by Terry Meehan

Tennis pro Tony Wendice (Ray Milland) suspects that his wealthy wife Margot (Grace Kelly) is having an affair with handsome playboy Mark Halliday (Robert Cummings). He blackmails an old army buddy (Anthony Dawson) into following his plan for the murder of his wife.

WHEN: Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 6:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Lakewood Public Cinema

Performance - Story Club Cleveland

"More stripped-down than spoken word, more intimate than a reading, less frantic than stand-up, less showy than theater, [live lit is] essentially a reader and a mic and a room full of people.

WHEN: Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 2:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Sunday With The Friends

Pages