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.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 6:00pm

Main Library Learning Lab

Talk - Shamanism in South Korea - Presentation by Merose Hwang, PhD

Recent global measures, government policies and ballooning aging populations are pushing people to take individual responsibility for their health.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 7:00pm

Main Library Auditorium

Coast Line: Poetry Readings by M. Carmen Lane, Major Ragain, Dan Rourke and Joe Turner

M. Carmen Lane is a poet and diversity consultant. Lane, whose first collection of poetry, Calling Out After Slaughter (GTK Press), has been published in various journals.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 7:00pm

Main Library Auditorium

Documentary - Chuck Berry Hail! Hail! Rock ‘n’ Roll (1987) - Presented by My Mind’s Eye Records

The “Poet of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” Chuck Berry, turned ninety in October, and celebrated by releasing his first album in almost forty years. For his sixtieth birthday party (October 18, 1986) he played a concert in his hometown, St. Louis, Missouri and made a lively musical documentary.

Friday, April 7, 2017 - 6:30pm

Main Library Auditorium

Documentary - The Broken Tower - Presented by RA Washington

A look at the dreams, unapologetic love of men, manic highs and depressive, death-haunted lows of early twentieth century rebellious, self-destructive visionary poet Hart Crane from his early years as the son of a wealthy Cleveland businessman through his sojourns in New York, Cuba and Paris.&nbs

Monday, April 10, 2017 - 6:30pm

Main Library Auditorium

Talk - Tragedy & Triumph - The 1920 Cleveland Indians Presentation by Dennis R. Sutcliffe

For over seven years, retired executive, local historian, wit and master storyteller Dennis R. Sutcliffe has been rekindling forgotten Cleveland memories. This time it’s 1920, the jazz age is in full swing, prohibition is the law of the land and the New York Yankees have just signed Babe Ruth.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 7:00pm

Main Library Auditorium

Lakewood Historical Society - Travels of a Lakewood Lady, 1871 to the 1920s - Presented by Lisa Alleman

From the Great Chicago Fire to the assassination of President William McKinley, Lakewood’s Emma Beach visited some of the great scenes of American history around the turn of the twentieth century.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 7:00pm

Main Library Auditorium

Concert - Drumplay

Cleveland’s world/jazz outfit, Drumplay, is celebrating twenty-five years as a working ensemble, assembling some of the area’s top talent for their shows since 1992. Their sound is a wide open one—combining various percussive elements with strings and horns.

Friday, April 14, 2017 - 7:00pm

Main Library Auditorium

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.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 6:00pm

Main Library Learning Lab

Foster Care Forum: Is the System in Northeast Ohio Broken? Presented by Case Western Reserve University, the Plain Dealer and the League of Women Voters Moderated by Phillip Morris of the Plain Dealer

Foster care is a system meant to create a safe home for children, but in northeast Ohio this is not always the case.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 7:00pm

Main Library Auditorium

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