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Monday Afternoon Book Discussion May 2017

Mon., May 22, 2:30-4 p.m.
phone 440-238-5530

The Monday Afternoon Book Discussion meets at 2:30 p.m. on the 4th Monday of each month. No registration required. New members always welcome. We welcome all adults interested in reading and discussing great books! Our May discussion title will be My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrick Backman. Copies of the book will be available for check-out at the circulation desk. Free

ECPL Book Club discusses Insurrections

Tue., May 23, 5:30-6:45 p.m.

Join the ECPL Book Club conversation, May 23, 5:30pm, discussing Insurrections, by Rion Amilcar Scott free

Meet Author Craig Johnson

Wed., May 24, 7-8:30 p.m.
phone 440-238-5530

Craig Johnson is the author of the New York Times bestselling Longmire series. In the latest novella, The Highwayman, Wyoming Sheriff Walt Longmire and longtime friend Henry Standing Bear embark on another adventure that pits them against a mysterious legend. Craig's award-winning books are also the basis for the hit Netflix original series, Longmire . Books will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of Mac's Backs – Books on Coventry. Free

2017 Strongsville Branch Library Reading Challenge!

Through Dec. 1
phone 440-238-5530

We challenge you to resolve to read in 2017! Adults 18 and over, stop in to the Strongsville Branch Library today to pick up a Reading Challenge bookmark. Complete the 10 reading tasks and be entered to win a Kindle Fire courtesy of the Friends of Strongsville Library! Contest ends December 1, 2017. One entry per person. Free

http://www.cuyahogalibrary.org

Science, Love and Revolution-Slam Poet David Lee Morgan Performs Live!

Wednesdays, 7 p.m.
phone 216-932-2543
revbookscle@hotmail.com
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A Radical Revolt Against a Revolting Culture UK Slam champion David Lee Morgan spits rhythm, rhyme and intense lyrics over music composed by Michael Harding of Animat. The show begins with the roar of the jungle and follows the broad sweep of human history as it develops through revolution, defeat, and renewed revolution. What can we learn from our past revolutions, both the achievements and mistakes? Are we doomed to be forever controlled by the market forces that rule over us like some blind idiot god? $5 donation to benefit Revolution Books

http://www.revbookscle.org
Revolution Books (map)
2804 Mayfield Rd.
Eastern Suburbs
phone 216-932-2543
Science, Love and Revolution-Slam Poet David Lee Morgan Performs Live!

First Friday Poetry Spectacular

First Friday of every month, 7 p.m.
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Lake Effect Poetry and The Poet's Haven present the First Friday Poetry Spectacular, now monthly at Karma Cafe in Canton. Each month includes a featured poet (sometimes with a Poet's Haven book release), an open-mic, and a poetry slam. The slam is sanctioned by Lake Effect Poetry, and during certain months it is also a qualifier for north-east Ohio's team and individual spots at national slam events. This event is also broadcast live on Ustream. FREE

Karma Cafe (map)
4339 Dressler Road NW
Canton/Stark County
phone 330-492-8900
First Friday Poetry Spectacular

Build a Better World Summer Reading Program

June 3-Aug. 5, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
phone 440-238-5530

All Ages! Save the date! Our 2017 Summer Reading Game will begin on Saturday, June 3rd. Readers of all ages can register to participate. Pre-register starting Monday, May 1st. Registration prizes will be available at your local branch beginning June 3rd while supplies last. Read all summer long and have a chance to win some great prizes! Free

Everything I Need to Know I Learned in the Twilight Zone

Tue., June 6, 7-8:30 p.m.
phone 216-447-0160
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Largely Literary Theater Company will perform Everything I Need to Know I Learned in the Twilight Zone, a two-person show based on the book by Mark Dawidziak featuring 50 life lessons drawn from classic Twilight Zone episodes. Books will be available for purchase and signing following the program. Call the Independence Library at 216-447-0160. 0

Cuyahoga County Public Library - Independence Branch (map)
6361 Selig Drive Independence, OH 44131
Eastern Suburbs
phone 216-447-0160
mappel@cuyahogalibrary.org

Stardust Poetry at Karma Café

Third Friday of every month, 7 p.m.
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The Poet's Haven presents Stardust Poetry at Karma Cafe! The show includes an open-mic and featured poets and/or performers. Many of these shows are also the launch of new Poet's Haven Author Series books, with the author as a feature as often as possible. All ages are welcome, though parents should be aware that some performances may contain adult language. FREE

Karma Cafe (map)
4339 Dressler Road NW
Canton/Stark County
phone 330-492-8900
Stardust Poetry at Karma Café

DIY No Sew T-Shirt Beach Bag

Tue., June 20, 7-8 p.m.
phone 216-447-0160
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Going to the beach this summer and want to take a unique beach bag with some great summer reads inside? Join us to make your own no-sew, upcycled t-shirt bag. The library will provide a very limited number of shirts, please bring your own from home, if possible. Staff will share some poolside page-turners you can dive into while you're away on a summer getaway that will fit nicely into your one of a kind beach bag. Call the Independence Library at 216-447-0160 to register. 0

Cuyahoga County Public Library - Independence Branch (map)
6361 Selig Drive Independence, OH 44131
Eastern Suburbs
phone 216-447-0160
mappel@cuyahogalibrary.org

Get Positive Live Positive Book Launch

Fri., June 23, 7-9 p.m.
phone 440-888-0421
melindacarver@att.net

Local Cleveland author Melinda Carver launches her first self-help book "Get Positive Live Positive: Clearing the Negativity from Your Life". Author signing, books available, and light refreshments. Free

http://www.psychicmelinda.webs.com
Theosophical Society of Greater Cleveland (map)
2215 Brookpark Rd
Western Suburbs
phone 216-741-2082
melindacarver@att.net
Get Positive Live Positive Book Launch
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