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Eat Clean, Run Dirty Presentation by Jessica Croisant

Jessica Croisant is a accomplished vegan ultra-endurance athlete and former mixed martial arts instructor turned full-time trail ambassador & plant-based nutrition advocate, motivational speaker, wife and mother.

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 7:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Forum: Home Rule for Northeast Ohio Communities: Should it be Stronger or Weaker Presented by Cleveland.com/Plain Dealer, League of Women Voters-Greater Cleveland, CWRU Siegal Lifelong Learning Moderated by Tom Beres

This forum will cover the pros and cons of an issue that impacts Northeast Ohio communities almost every day: who has the right to control laws regarding gun control, fracking, police, schools, and many other issues. Should it be local communities?

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 6:30pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

The March Toward Total War: German's Doctrine of Unrestricted Submarine Warfare and the Sinking of R.M.S. Lusitania Presentation by George N. Vourlojianis, Ph.D.

The First World War is the seminal man-made catastrophe of the twentieth century. Europe's greatest states committed all the resources they possessed to its waging.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 7:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Conflict in the South China Sea Led by Paul Schroeder, PhD

The South China Sea is a locus of competing territorial claims, and China its most vocal claimant. Beijing’s interest has intensified disputes with other countries in the region in recent years, especially since China has increased its naval presence.

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 10:00am

Location: Main Library Multipurpose Room

The Future of Europe: Coping with Crisis Led by Elliot Posner, PhD

The outcome of the United Kingdom referendum on EU membership sent shockwaves across the globe. It even caught British voters by surprise. The European Union has helped secure peace in Europe for the past 70 years. Now it faces an uncertain future.

Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 10:00am

Location: Main Library Multipurpose Room

The Importance of STEM and STEM Education Presentation by Jeffrey Csank

Jeffrey Csank is an electrical engineer in the Power Management and Distribution Branch at the NASA Glenn Research Engineer in Cleveland. His work includes designing automated power systems for future deep space exploration missions and power systems for hybrid electric aircraft.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 7:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Non-Fiction Book Club

Come and join the conversation during our newest book club. There are sure to be serious and thought-provoking discussions about many subjects inspired by these non-fiction works. Tonight we will discuss The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves by Matt Ridley.

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 7:00pm

Location: Main Library Meeting Room

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, November 14, 2017 - 6:00pm

Location: Main Library Learning Lab

History of the Metroparks: Rocky River Reservation Presentation by John Pyke

Celebrate the one hundredth birthday of the Cleveland Metroparks by learning about the history of our nearest park, the Rocky River Reservation.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 7:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Friends Preview Sale

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 6:00pm

Location: Main Friends Book Sale Room

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