Great Decisions in the Library - U.S. Foreign Policy and Petroleum

What is the effect of U.S. petroleum security on foreign policy? For forty-five years, the country has alternated between periods of energy security and insecurity, sometimes able to wield petroleum as a useful instrument of foreign policy, sometimes not.

Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 10:00am

Main Library Multipurpose Room

Performance - How the Grinch Stole Christmas Sharon’s Signers: Sign Language Choir

Sharon’s Signers is a sign language choir made up of individuals with and without disabilities. The group got its start when the late Sharon Svette welcomed a student with a hearing impairment into her classroom.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 7:00pm

Main Library Auditorium

Coast Line: Poetry Reading Series Readings by Sarah Marcus-Donnelly and AKeemjamal Rollins

Sarah Marcus-Donnelly is the author of They Were Bears, Nothing Good Ever Happens After Midnight, and the chapbooks Backcountry and Every Bird, To You.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 7:00pm

Main Library Auditorium

From Biography to Broadway: Hamilton Literature Series presented by Cheryl Wires

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 6, 2017 - 7:00pm

Main Library Multipurpose Room

From Biography to Broadway: Hamilton Literature Series presented by Cheryl Wires

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 Cheryl Wires

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

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