From Biography to Broadway: Hamilton Literature Series presented by Jim Van Horn

In anticipation of the Broadway phenomenon, Hamilton, coming to Cleveland, we’ll discuss selections from the libretto and the fascinating biography which inspired the musical, Ron Chernow’s Alexander Hamilton.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 7:00pm

Main Library Multipurpose Room

Great Decision in the Library - Prospects for Afghanistan and Pakistan Led by Karl Kaltenthaler PhD

Major internal conflict has plagued Afghanistan for four decades. The U.S., for its part, has conducted military operations in the country nearly continuously since 9/11. Today, war with the Taliban persists, and tensions between the U.S. and Pakistan have gradually deteriorated.

Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 10:00am

Main Library Multipurpose Room

From Biography to Broadway: Hamilton Literature Series presented by Jim Van Horn

In anticipation of the Broadway phenomenon, Hamilton, coming to Cleveland, we’ll discuss selections from the libretto and the fascinating biography which inspired the musical, Ron Chernow’s Alexander Hamilton.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 7:00pm

Main Library Multipurpose Room

Great Decisions in the Library - Saudi Arabia in Transition

As Saudi Arabia struggles to adjust to the drastic decline in oil revenue, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman attempts to boldly transform the country and shift more power to the younger generation. At the same time, many countries such as the U.S.

Saturday, December 30, 2017 - 10:00am

Main Library Multipurpose Room

Calling in Our Communities - Presentations by Giorgi DeVito and Harmony Moon Presented by the LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland

Allyship is essential for us all to work towards liberation. Yet sometimes, for individuals to enter into positive allyship, difficulty can arise in figuring out how to start.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 7:00pm

Main Library Auditorium

Queers, Jeers, and Beers: The Relationship between Alcohol and Other Drugs and the LGBTQ Community Presentation by Ken Schneck Presented by B. Riley Sober House

What little research has been conducted all results in one glaring fact: If straight folks are using alcohol and other drugs (AOD), LGBTQ folks are using AOD more.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 7:00pm

Main Library Auditorium

Literature Discussion: Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City Presented by Dr. Roland Anglin

For more than ten million households in America, life is a daily struggle as residents spend more than half of their income on rent and utilities. Libraries across the county will discuss the book Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond.

Monday, January 15, 2018 - 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, January 16, 2018 - 6:00pm

Main Library Learning Lab

Forum: Entertainment as Activism Presented by the LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland

In our modern world, activism can take many forms. Whether one is petitioning to affect policy or sharing social media content with a good message, both can be considered activism. Join the

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 7:00pm

Main Library Auditorium

International Lakewood: World in Your Backyard Two Part Series Presentation by Kenneth J. Kovach

The first part of this series, International Lakewood, explores the great diversity of peoples and cultures in the residents of Lakewood, Ohio and presents a "big picture" of the immigrants and refugees who make Northeast Ohio their home.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 7:00pm

Main Library Auditorium

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