Shaker Heights Public Library
Summer Reading
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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Tri-C offers free basic education classes on Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays for students 16 years and older with skills below a 12th-grade level. Students will acquire the skills needed to be successful in post-secondary education, training, and employment. Instruction includes help with math, reading, and writing, and assistance with GED® test preparation. You must register in advance online at http://www.tri-c.edu/able-ged-esol or call 216-371-7138.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi Two Ghanian sisters, one who marries and lives in luxury while the other is sold into slavery, never meet though their lives and those of their descendants are inextricably joined. This modern masterpiece, winner of numerous awards, covers centuries and continents in telling a story that captures the troubled spirit of our nation. Books will be available one month before the discussion at the Main Library Reference desk.
Location
Meeting Room G
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Time
7:00 PM
Description
ESL, a free program for those seeking to learn to read and speak English, meets at 7 pm every Tuesday on the second floor of Main library.
Location
Project Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Every new business needs good plan. Greg Czarnecki of Cleveland SCORE will lead you through the elements of a successful business plan to get you started in the direction of success. This is a two session program. Session I will take you through the basics of developing the plan including sales and marketing. Session II will focus on start-up basic financial considerations.

Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Time
7:00 PM
Description
This class covers how to use the Taskbar, navigate through the files and folders on a Windows computer with Windows Explorer, and change system settings. We will also go over how everything is organized in Windows. The class will be taught on Windows 7 computers. This class builds on ideas covered in Computers for Beginners.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Tri-C offers free basic education classes on Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays for students 16 years and older with skills below a 12th-grade level. Students will acquire the skills needed to be successful in post-secondary education, training, and employment. Instruction includes help with math, reading, and writing, and assistance with GED® test preparation. You must register in advance online at http://www.tri-c.edu/able-ged-esol or call 216-371-7138.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Time
2:00 PM
Description
A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls is an award-winning program designed to help reduce fear of falling and increase activity levels. A Matter of Balance can help if:
. You or someone you take care of is age 60 or older; or
. You are younger and have a degenerative nerve disease; and
. You have fallen in the past; or
. You have a fear of falling; or
. You want to be more flexible, stronger and have better balance.
Registration is required and space is limited for this 8 session workshop (meets twice a week for 4 weeks).
This program is cosponsored by Fairhill Partners.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Learn about West Africa's Gateway Country: Amazing Ghana. Join us as Mary N. Oluonye shares her experiences of becoming immersed in Ghanaian culture and exploring the historical roots of particular significance to African Americans. It took only one visit for Mary to fall in love with the land and people of Ghana. Come and find out why! "Akwaaba!" "Welcome!"
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Tri-C offers free basic education classes on Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays for students 16 years and older with skills below a 12th-grade level. Students will acquire the skills needed to be successful in post-secondary education, training, and employment. Instruction includes help with math, reading, and writing, and assistance with GED® test preparation. You must register in advance online at http://www.tri-c.edu/able-ged-esol or call 216-371-7138.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Get answers to your questions about mobile devices. Bring in your mobile device or try our range of tablets and e-readers. This class is an open-format Q&A session. There are no prerequisites for this class.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Job seekers in almost all fields need to have a LinkedIn profile. It will help you meet people who can assist your search and find companies that are hiring. Not on LinkedIn yet? In this hands-on class, learn to set up a LinkedIn account and create a great profile. You will leave this session with your profile draft. Bring a flash drive with your resume in Word to cut and paste plus a suitable photo to post.

 

Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Time
9:30 AM
Description
Treasures of the Internet Archive Presented by Carla Cegielski The Internet Archive contains audio items, movies, software, texts, and the Wayback Machine. Learn how to access this amazing repository and the genealogical treasures it holds. Carla Cegielski is a professional family history researcher specializing in Ohio, Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia research. She is past-president of both of the Great Lakes Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists and the Lake County (OH) Genealogical Society. She volunteers as a grader for the National Genealogical Society's American Genealogy Home Study Course and as a coordinator for the ProGen Study Group. Carla has a Master's Degree in Library Science. After retiring from teaching at a local business college, Carla began lecturing on various genealogical topics. She is a frequent speaker at genealogical societies, libraries and conferences.
Location
Room E and Room F combined
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, October 30, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Career Transition Center hosts a weekly job club for job seekers. Meet and mingle with others in transition to share leads and challenges; hear from facilitators and guest speakers. Start your week with support and a positive attitude! All job seekers are welcome.
Location
Meeting Room E
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, October 30, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Do you need accurate, unbiased information about Medicare? Attend one of the Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Programs (OSHIIP) to learn about important 2018 changes regarding Medicare Part D plans, and Medicare Advantage Plans. Learn about recent changes to Medicare. Find out how the October 15 - December 7 Medicare Annual Coordinated Election Period can work for you. Get tips on how to enroll for 2018 coverage in a Medicare prescription drug plan (Part D) and/or a Medicare health plan. See if you qualify to SAVE an average of $3,900 on your prescription drug costs. Be sure to bring your list of prescription drugs to compare plans for 2018. You MUST register in advance for a specific 45 minute appointment by calling 216-991-2030 or stopping at the Reference desk at the Main Library.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, October 30, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Tri-C offers free basic education classes on Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays for students 16 years and older with skills below a 12th-grade level. Students will acquire the skills needed to be successful in post-secondary education, training, and employment. Instruction includes help with math, reading, and writing, and assistance with GED® test preparation. You must register in advance online at http://www.tri-c.edu/able-ged-esol or call 216-371-7138.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, October 30, 2017
Time
2:00 PM
Description
A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls is an award-winning program designed to help reduce fear of falling and increase activity levels. A Matter of Balance can help if:
. You or someone you take care of is age 60 or older; or
. You are younger and have a degenerative nerve disease; and
. You have fallen in the past; or
. You have a fear of falling; or
. You want to be more flexible, stronger and have better balance.
Registration is required and space is limited for this 8 session workshop (meets twice a week for 4 weeks).
This program is cosponsored by Fairhill Partners.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, October 30, 2017
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Dr. Atossa Alavi will will cover the basics of Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights: what they are, what value they can bring, when and why they should be used, which is appropriate, etc. The discussion will give an insider's view of the relevance of intellectual property for individuals and businesses. The Q&A session will assure that it is tailored to the audience and that it covers whichever relevant area they wish to know about in more detail.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Tri-C offers free basic education classes on Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays for students 16 years and older with skills below a 12th-grade level. Students will acquire the skills needed to be successful in post-secondary education, training, and employment. Instruction includes help with math, reading, and writing, and assistance with GED® test preparation. You must register in advance online at http://www.tri-c.edu/able-ged-esol or call 216-371-7138.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Time
1:30 PM
Description
Moreland History Project Oral History Interview
Location
Meeting Room C
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Time
7:00 PM
Description
ESL, a free program for those seeking to learn to read and speak English, meets at 7 pm every Tuesday on the second floor of Main library.
Location
Project Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Tri-C offers free basic education classes on Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays for students 16 years and older with skills below a 12th-grade level. Students will acquire the skills needed to be successful in post-secondary education, training, and employment. Instruction includes help with math, reading, and writing, and assistance with GED® test preparation. You must register in advance online at http://www.tri-c.edu/able-ged-esol or call 216-371-7138.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Time
2:00 PM
Description
A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls is an award-winning program designed to help reduce fear of falling and increase activity levels. A Matter of Balance can help if:
. You or someone you take care of is age 60 or older; or
. You are younger and have a degenerative nerve disease; and
. You have fallen in the past; or
. You have a fear of falling; or
. You want to be more flexible, stronger and have better balance.
Registration is required and space is limited for this 8 session workshop (meets twice a week for 4 weeks).
This program is cosponsored by Fairhill Partners.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Barefoot Contessa Foolproof: Recipes You Can Trust by Ina Garten
The author shares her wealth of cooking knowledge to help all chefs-from newbie to "seasoned"-make simple and elegant dishes in their own kitchens.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, November 02, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Tri-C offers free basic education classes on Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays for students 16 years and older with skills below a 12th-grade level. Students will acquire the skills needed to be successful in post-secondary education, training, and employment. Instruction includes help with math, reading, and writing, and assistance with GED® test preparation. You must register in advance online at http://www.tri-c.edu/able-ged-esol or call 216-371-7138.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, November 02, 2017
Time
10:30 AM
Description
An informal opportunity for patrons and staff to talk and share about mutual interests. Each session will include a presentation on a topic suggested by a participant and time for conversation on that topic or others of interest. Refreshments will be served. All are welcome and no registration is needed.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, November 04, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Learn to touch up old photos and apply photo effects with Photoshop Elements 13. We will go over removing scratches and creases, fixing faded colors, removing red eye, rotating, and cropping photos on a selection of example digital photos. Proficiency with a keyboard and mouse are required for this class.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, November 04, 2017
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Everyone has a story. The Life Writing Club is here to encourage you to write it down. Each month we'll provide the writing material and the prompts to get you started - you provide the words. Write as little or as much as you like.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, November 04, 2017
Time
2:00 PM
Description
The technology trainer will be waiting to help you in the Computer Center. Get answers to your technology questions.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 06, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Career Transition Center hosts a weekly job club for job seekers. Meet and mingle with others in transition to share leads and challenges; hear from facilitators and guest speakers. Start your week with support and a positive attitude! All job seekers are welcome.
Location
Meeting Room E
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 06, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Tri-C offers free basic education classes on Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays for students 16 years and older with skills below a 12th-grade level. Students will acquire the skills needed to be successful in post-secondary education, training, and employment. Instruction includes help with math, reading, and writing, and assistance with GED® test preparation. You must register in advance online at http://www.tri-c.edu/able-ged-esol or call 216-371-7138.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 06, 2017
Time
2:00 PM
Description
A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls is an award-winning program designed to help reduce fear of falling and increase activity levels. A Matter of Balance can help if:
. You or someone you take care of is age 60 or older; or
. You are younger and have a degenerative nerve disease; and
. You have fallen in the past; or
. You have a fear of falling; or
. You want to be more flexible, stronger and have better balance.
Registration is required and space is limited for this 8 session workshop (meets twice a week for 4 weeks).
This program is cosponsored by Fairhill Partners.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 06, 2017
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Meet Celeste Ng, author of Little Fires Everywhere.  Celeste's second novel is set in Shaker Heights and explores the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, the ferocious pull of motherhood - and the danger of believing that following the rules can avert disaster. Following the program, books will be available for sale and signing.

A member of the SHHS Class of 1998, Celeste  graduated from Harvard University and earned an MFA from the University of Michigan where she won the Hopwood Award.  Her fiction and essays have appeared in the New York Times, One Story, The Guardian, TriQuarterly, and elsewhere, and she is a recipient of the Pushcart Prize, the Massachusetts Book Award, the American Library Association's Alex Award, and a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Currently, she lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts with her husband and son.
Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Tri-C offers free basic education classes on Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays for students 16 years and older with skills below a 12th-grade level. Students will acquire the skills needed to be successful in post-secondary education, training, and employment. Instruction includes help with math, reading, and writing, and assistance with GED® test preparation. You must register in advance online at http://www.tri-c.edu/able-ged-esol or call 216-371-7138.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Time
6:00 PM
Description
If the perils of adulthood have you down, our Video Game Club for Adults is for you. While we can't make things like student loans and rent go away, we can help you unwind with some good digital fun. We'll have our PS4 running and refreshments available to help you forget the woes of adulthood (at least for a few hours). No registration is required, so drop on in. Drop in solo, or bring a friend.
Location
Meeting Room G
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Time
7:00 PM
Description
ESL, a free program for those seeking to learn to read and speak English, meets at 7 pm every Tuesday on the second floor of Main library.
Location
Project Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Every new business needs good plan. Greg Czarnecki of Cleveland SCORE will lead you through the elements of a successful business plan to get you started in the direction of success. This is a two session program. Session I will take you through the basics of developing the plan including sales and marketing. Session II will focus on start-up basic financial considerations.

Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Tri-C offers free basic education classes on Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays for students 16 years and older with skills below a 12th-grade level. Students will acquire the skills needed to be successful in post-secondary education, training, and employment. Instruction includes help with math, reading, and writing, and assistance with GED® test preparation. You must register in advance online at http://www.tri-c.edu/able-ged-esol or call 216-371-7138.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
Time
2:00 PM
Description
A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls is an award-winning program designed to help reduce fear of falling and increase activity levels. A Matter of Balance can help if:
. You or someone you take care of is age 60 or older; or
. You are younger and have a degenerative nerve disease; and
. You have fallen in the past; or
. You have a fear of falling; or
. You want to be more flexible, stronger and have better balance.
Registration is required and space is limited for this 8 session workshop (meets twice a week for 4 weeks).
This program is cosponsored by Fairhill Partners.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
Location
Meeting Room G
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, November 09, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Tri-C offers free basic education classes on Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays for students 16 years and older with skills below a 12th-grade level. Students will acquire the skills needed to be successful in post-secondary education, training, and employment. Instruction includes help with math, reading, and writing, and assistance with GED® test preparation. You must register in advance online at http://www.tri-c.edu/able-ged-esol or call 216-371-7138.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, November 09, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Cloud storage allows you to back up your files and access them from any computer with an Internet connection. We will help you pick a cloud storage service that is right for you and show you how to use it. The services covered include Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, and Mega. Proficiency with a keyboard, mouse, and web browser are required for this class.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, November 09, 2017
Time
1:00 PM
Description
LinkedIn is the best social media platform for job seekers. Learn to effectively use this growing social media tool. Discover people who can assist your search. Identify and research companies to target. Joining and interacting with LinkedIn groups can help you gain valuable information and contacts. Engaging in conversations in your groups will show your knowledge, experience, and skills. This will enhance your visibility and online reputation. Learn to use the research functions on LinkedIn.
Location
Meeting Room F
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Time
2:00 PM
Description

To commemorate Veterans Day, Chapter 39 Veterans for Peace will sponsor a public reading of wartime letters and personal statements of veterans at Shaker Library. The letters evoke the stark reality of U.S. wars dating from the Revolutionary War to Afghanistan.  It is a poignant program that observes and honors the experiences and sacrifices of veterans without glorifying war.

Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 13, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Career Transition Center hosts a weekly job club for job seekers. Meet and mingle with others in transition to share leads and challenges; hear from facilitators and guest speakers. Start your week with support and a positive attitude! All job seekers are welcome.
Location
Meeting Room E
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 13, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Tri-C offers free basic education classes on Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays for students 16 years and older with skills below a 12th-grade level. Students will acquire the skills needed to be successful in post-secondary education, training, and employment. Instruction includes help with math, reading, and writing, and assistance with GED® test preparation. You must register in advance online at http://www.tri-c.edu/able-ged-esol or call 216-371-7138.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 13, 2017
Time
2:00 PM
Description
A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls is an award-winning program designed to help reduce fear of falling and increase activity levels. A Matter of Balance can help if:
. You or someone you take care of is age 60 or older; or
. You are younger and have a degenerative nerve disease; and
. You have fallen in the past; or
. You have a fear of falling; or
. You want to be more flexible, stronger and have better balance.
Registration is required and space is limited for this 8 session workshop (meets twice a week for 4 weeks).
This program is cosponsored by Fairhill Partners.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 13, 2017
Time
6:00 PM
Description
A fun chess club for all levels of ability and for both teens and adults. The club will be facilitated by Mike Reeves, a long-time instructor with Progress with Chess and the Shaker Heights High School Chess Club. The library will provide the chess sets and refreshments will be served. No registration is necessary.
Location
Project Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 13, 2017
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Meet at The Academy Tavern at 12800 Larchmere Boulevard for a bite and a book discussion of book,  Meet at The Academy Tavern at 12800 Larchmere Boulevard for a bite and a book discussion of book, The Cutting Season by Attica Locke. Past and present collide as Caren Gray, the manager of an antebellum plantation turned tourist attraction, gets drawn into the investigation of a migrant worker found dead on the property. The death has similarities to the disappearance of a former slave decades before. As Caren digs into the truth of both incidents, she puts herself in the path of a killer desperate to keep these secrets buried. The discussion will take place at the Academy Tavern, 12800 Larchmere.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Brunt This tender coming-of-age novel about an unlikely friendship in the midst of the 1980s AIDS epidemic, is a moving story of love lost and found that demonstrates how hope can make a difference. Books will be available at the Main Library Reference desk one month before the discussion.
Location
Meeting Room G
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Tri-C offers free basic education classes on Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays for students 16 years and older with skills below a 12th-grade level. Students will acquire the skills needed to be successful in post-secondary education, training, and employment. Instruction includes help with math, reading, and writing, and assistance with GED® test preparation. You must register in advance online at http://www.tri-c.edu/able-ged-esol or call 216-371-7138.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Time
7:00 PM
Description
ESL, a free program for those seeking to learn to read and speak English, meets at 7 pm every Tuesday on the second floor of Main library.
Location
Project Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Meet Shaker resident and Adoption Network Cleveland founder Betsie Norris, whose adoption story and struggle to open adoption records in Ohio was the basis for the short documentary "An Adoptee ROARed in Ohio: The Betsie Norris Story" by Jean Strauss, which debuted at the Cleveland International Film Festival in 2014. Following a screening of the film, Betsie will speak and answer questions about her experience and current adoption laws and policy in Ohio. A program in honor of National Adoption Awareness Month.
Location
Meeting Room E
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Microsoft Word is the premier way to create and edit documents. Learn the basics of fonts, paragraphs, page layout, saving, proofing, and printing a document. Proficiency with a keyboard and mouse are required for this class.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Time
7:30 PM
Description
Jade Dragon Mountain by Elsa Hart Li Du, once the imperial librarian, is on his way to exile when he stops in the town of Dayan along the Tibetan border. He finds the town full of tourists who have come to see the eclipse of the sun commanded by the Emperor. A Jesuit astronomer is found dead at the local magistrate's home and local Tibetan bandits are quickly accused of the murder. Li Du must decide whether to investigate the murder or move on to his life in exile. Books will be available one month before the discussion at the Main Library Reference desk.
Location
Meeting Room G
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Bring a project and get or give help at this creative morning moderated by experienced knitter Elfriede Heaney.
Location
Meeting Room E
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Tri-C offers free basic education classes on Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays for students 16 years and older with skills below a 12th-grade level. Students will acquire the skills needed to be successful in post-secondary education, training, and employment. Instruction includes help with math, reading, and writing, and assistance with GED® test preparation. You must register in advance online at http://www.tri-c.edu/able-ged-esol or call 216-371-7138.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Time
2:00 PM
Description
A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls is an award-winning program designed to help reduce fear of falling and increase activity levels. A Matter of Balance can help if:
. You or someone you take care of is age 60 or older; or
. You are younger and have a degenerative nerve disease; and
. You have fallen in the past; or
. You have a fear of falling; or
. You want to be more flexible, stronger and have better balance.
Registration is required and space is limited for this 8 session workshop (meets twice a week for 4 weeks).
This program is cosponsored by Fairhill Partners.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Join this fun group of knitters and crocheters to give and get help and just have a good time with yarn. All experience and ability levels welcome. Led by experienced yarn woman Fern Braverman.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Time
7:00 PM
Description
At the Grand Mosque of Paris, in North Africa, and in Albania, individuals and groups of Muslims saved hundreds of Jews who were being hunted by the Nazis. Join Fern Levy of the Anne Frank Moral Courage Project to learn about these wonderful, but little known, examples of bravery and heart. Advance Registration is necessary for this program. Space is limited.
Location
Meeting Room F
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Tri-C offers free basic education classes on Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays for students 16 years and older with skills below a 12th-grade level. Students will acquire the skills needed to be successful in post-secondary education, training, and employment. Instruction includes help with math, reading, and writing, and assistance with GED® test preparation. You must register in advance online at http://www.tri-c.edu/able-ged-esol or call 216-371-7138.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Time
10:30 AM
Description
An informal opportunity for patrons and staff to talk and share about mutual interests. Each session will include a presentation on a topic suggested by a participant and time for conversation on that topic or others of interest. Refreshments will be served. All are welcome and no registration is needed.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Time
1:00 PM
Description

Competition for published job opportunities is fierce. Wouldn't it be great to be the only applicant for a job you really want? Learn what research is needed to find the best job for you and learn about positions before they are advertised. Research and informational interviewing can reduce the competition and help you sell yourself to an employer.

Location
Meeting Room F
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
You can't believe everything you see on the Internet. In this class, you'll learn about the tools used to make those interesting composited images you've seen online: cutting out parts from multiple images with layers and selection tools, then making them blend together with lighting and color settings. Proficiency with a keyboard and mouse are required for this class.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Coloring is not just for kids anymore! Adults are rediscovering the calming and creative pleasure of coloring with intricate and beautiful images made just for us. Join us for a relaxing hour of coloring and conversation. We'll provide coloring pages and colored pencils on a different theme each month. You're also welcome to bring your own sheets, books or coloring supplies. Refreshments will be served.
Location
Project Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Time
2:00 PM
Description
The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy This richly textured and artfully written first novel chronicles the tragic decline of a family whose members suffer the consequences of forbidden love. Winner of the 1997 Booker Prize.
Location
Dietz Community Room
Library
Bertram Woods Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Time
2:00 PM
Description
The technology trainer will be waiting to help you in the Computer Center. Get answers to your technology questions.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 20, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Career Transition Center hosts a weekly job club for job seekers. Meet and mingle with others in transition to share leads and challenges; hear from facilitators and guest speakers. Start your week with support and a positive attitude! All job seekers are welcome.
Location
Meeting Room E
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 20, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Tri-C offers free basic education classes on Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays for students 16 years and older with skills below a 12th-grade level. Students will acquire the skills needed to be successful in post-secondary education, training, and employment. Instruction includes help with math, reading, and writing, and assistance with GED® test preparation. You must register in advance online at http://www.tri-c.edu/able-ged-esol or call 216-371-7138.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 20, 2017
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Do you love Minecraft?  Want to learn how to play? Work with a team to problem solve and complete the goals of this unique playing model. This challenging project that requires creativity, research, and collaboration so plan to attend all three sessions. For ages 8-14. This program is generously funded by MyCom.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 20, 2017
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Library Board Finance Committee Meeting
Location
Boardroom
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Tri-C offers free basic education classes on Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays for students 16 years and older with skills below a 12th-grade level. Students will acquire the skills needed to be successful in post-secondary education, training, and employment. Instruction includes help with math, reading, and writing, and assistance with GED® test preparation. You must register in advance online at http://www.tri-c.edu/able-ged-esol or call 216-371-7138.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Do you love Minecraft?  Want to learn how to play? Work with a team to problem solve and complete the goals of this unique playing model. This challenging project that requires creativity, research, and collaboration so plan to attend all three sessions. For ages 8-14. This program is generously funded by MyCom.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Time
7:00 PM
Description
ESL, a free program for those seeking to learn to read and speak English, meets at 7 pm every Tuesday on the second floor of Main library.
Location
Project Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Time
7:00 PM
Description
A meeting to prepare for the upcoming Neighbor Night event.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Tri-C offers free basic education classes on Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays for students 16 years and older with skills below a 12th-grade level. Students will acquire the skills needed to be successful in post-secondary education, training, and employment. Instruction includes help with math, reading, and writing, and assistance with GED® test preparation. You must register in advance online at http://www.tri-c.edu/able-ged-esol or call 216-371-7138.
Location
Teen Center
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Do you love Minecraft?  Want to learn how to play? Work with a team to problem solve and complete the goals of this unique playing model. This challenging project that requires creativity, research, and collaboration so plan to attend all three sessions. For ages 8-14. This program is generously funded by MyCom.
Location
Training Lab
Library
Main Library

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Reviews
Title
Merry wives of Maggody
Author
Joan Hess
Review
The Maggody series is fabulous. Hess does a brilliant job of creating an entire town of characters.   Shaker Heights Public Library Catalog
Genre
Mystery / Thriller
Rating
Format?
Print Book in paper -- paperback, hardback
Title
It
Author
Stephen king
Review
Absolutely terrifying. I don't know if I can handle seeing the new movie  Shaker Heights Public Library Catalog
Genre
Horror
Rating
Format?
Print Book in paper -- paperback, hardback
Title
And then there were none
Author
Agatha Christie
Review
One of my all time favorites.   Shaker Heights Public Library Catalog
Genre
Mystery / Thriller
Rating
Format?
Print Book in paper -- paperback, hardback
Title
Every Tongue Got to Confess
Author
Zora Neale Hurston
Genre
folk tale
Rating
Format?
Print Book in paper -- paperback, hardback
Title
The Death Cure
Author
James Dashner
Genre
Graphic Novel / Fiction
Rating
Format?
E-Book -- written matter displayed on and/or downloaded to computer or mobile device