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Wednesday Evening Book Discussion

Wed., Sept. 19, 7-8:30 p.m.
phone 440-238-5530

Meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. New Members Welcome! Our next discussion will be on Wednesday, September 19th. For this month, we are reading The Bear & the Nightingale by Katherine Arden. Books can be picked up at the check-out desk. Registration for this program is not needed. Join us for an evening of great discussion! Free

Dr. Jordan Peterson: 12 Rules for Life Tour - An Antidote to Chaos

Wed., Sept. 19, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
phone 866-546-1353
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Join Dr. Jordan B. Peterson for a one-of-a-kind uplifting lecture, where he discusses overcoming life's biggest obstacles, how to improve oneself, and his new book: 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos. Have the opportunity to partake in the Q&A that follows the lecture. Leave feeling better about the world! $37.5 - $102.50

http://www.playhousesquare.org/events/detail/dr-jordan-peterson

Wednesday Writers

Third Wednesday of every month, 5:45-6:45 p.m. Continues through Nov. 21
phone 216-541-4128

Visit ECPL for three free creative writing workshops on third Wednesdays this fall, from September through November. Bring in a work in progress for feedback, publication tips, and more. Facilitated by published authors and special guests. Space limited, but no registration is required. Local history room. free

https://www.facebook.com/events/1082485468595140/

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!

Teen Open Mic

Fri., Sept. 21, 6:15-8 p.m.
phone 216-320-4757
info@lakeerieink.org

Speak your mind at this open mic for teens in grades 6-12. Bring poems, stories, or songs to share, or write one while you’re here. Doors open at 6:30pm; reading begins at 7pm. All are invited to listen, and no registration is required. Come to perform, write, watch, or eat! Pizza will be provided. Free

http://lakeerieink.org/event/teen-open-mic-fall-edition/?instance_id=6731
Coventry P.E.A.C.E. Park (map)
2843 Washington Ave
Eastern Suburbs
phone 216-556-0927
Teen Open Mic

Lighthouse Reading Series: Nicholas Gulag & Brian Blanchfield

Fri., Sept. 21, 7-8 p.m.
phone 216-687-3986
poetrycenter@csuohio.edu

Please join the Cleveland State University Poetry Center for the Lighthouse Reading Series's first event of the year! Nicholas Gulig is a Thai-American poet from Wisconsin. The author of North of Order, Book of Lake, and Orient (CSU Poetry Center Press), he currently lives in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, and teaches at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Brian Blanchfield is the author of three books of poetry and prose, most recently Proxies: Essays Near Knowing and A Several World. He teaches at the University of Idaho and in the Bennington College Writing Seminars, and lives in Moscow, Idaho. Free

https://www.facebook.com/events/905770342956158/

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

Monday Afternoon Book Discussion

Mon., Sept. 24, 2:30-4 p.m.
phone 440-238-5530

Meets the 4th Monday of each month at 2:30 p.m. New Members Welcome! Our next discussion will be held on Monday, September 24th. Our next discussion title will be Carrying Albert Home by Homer Hickham. Copies of the book will be available for check-out at the circulation desk. Join us for great conversation! Free

ECPL Book Club

Fourth Tuesday of every month, 5:30-6:45 p.m. Continues through Dec. 18
phone 216-541-4128

Join the ECPL Book Club on fourth Tuesdays. February 27, discussing The Wait by Devon Franklin and Megan Good. free

http://www.eastclevelandpubliclibrary.org

Don't Read This!

Wed., Sept. 26, 4:30-5:45 p.m.
phone 216-541-4128

Join us for activities and conversation celebrating Banned Books Week! free

https://www.facebook.com/events/1704120749697648/

Rob Bell

Fri., Sept. 28, 8-9:30 p.m.
phone 866-546-1353
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Rob Bell is the New York Times best selling author of Love Wins, What We Talk About When We Talk About God, The Zimzum of Love, How To Be Here, and What is the Bible?. His podcast, called the RobCast, is the #1 spirituality podcast and iTunes named it Best of 2015. He's been profiled in the New Yorker, toured with Oprah, and in 2011 Time Magazine named him one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World. He has a regular show at Largo, the legendary club in Los Angeles, where he lives with wife and three kids. $25 - $50

http://www.playhousesquare.org/events/detail/rob-bell
Ohio Theatre (map)
1501 Euclid Ave.
Downtown/Flats/Warehouse District
phone 216-241-6000
Rob Bell

The Great Lakes Black Authors Expo & Writers Conference

Sat., Sept. 29, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
phone 216-359-1130
melanatedliterary@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce the 2018 "Great Lakes Black Authors Expo and Writers Conference," which will take place at the historic East Cleveland Public Library located at 14101 Euclid Ave., East Cleveland, OH 44112, Friday, September 28 - Saturday, September 29, 2018, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. This inaugural event coincides with Cleveland Book Week anchored by the stellar Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards. ​ The Great Lakes Black Authors Expo and Writers Conference will become a preeminent literary event fostering literary education and publishing industry networking. Friday, we will host a reception. Saturday serves as an all-day conference and simultaneo Free

https://www.glbaexpo.com
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Frankenfest

Wed., Oct. 3, 4:30-6 p.m.
phone 216-541-4128

Kickoff October with ECPL at Frankenfest! Enjoy an afternoon of adult crafts, coloring, conversation and fun as we celebrate the 200th anniversary of Frankenstein. free

https://www.facebook.com/events/612261345838213/

Play Discussion Group

Thu., Oct. 4, 1-3 p.m. and Thu., Nov. 1, 1-3 p.m.
phone 216-593-0575
info@mmjh.org

Join Interplay Jewish Theater’s Faye Sholitan in a new script reading club at the Maltz Museum. Participants are given a script by an Israeli playwright ahead of time to read at home then everyone comes together for a group discussion and analysis. If you’ve never read a play before but are interested, please come, Faye will guide you through how to read a script! $10 General; $5 Maltz Museum & Siegal Lifelong Learning Members

http://www.maltzmuseum.org/event/play-discussion-groupafter-the-war-by-motti-lerner/
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Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage (map)
2929 Richmond Rd.
Eastern Suburbs
phone 216-593-0575
Play Discussion Group

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
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