Library Corner

Posted 10/1/17

Join the Friends of the Library Association for an evening of theatrical intrigue at its fall fundraiser at the Museum Center at Five Points on Oct. 28.

Can you solve the “Murder of the Loaded …

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Join the Friends of the Library Association for an evening of theatrical intrigue at its fall fundraiser at the Museum Center at Five Points on Oct. 28.

Can you solve the “Murder of the Loaded Librarian”?

Doors open for the Cast Meet & Greet at 5:50 p.m. Showtime is at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale now at the Circulation Desk and at the Chamber of Commerce — $75 lets one meet the cast for drinks and hors d’oeuvres to learn what they know before the show; $50 gets you in to see the performance only. All proceeds benefit the Cleveland Bradley County Public Library.

Some of the special cast include Jonathan Cantrell from Caldwell Paving, Lisa Geren of the Better Business Bureau and City Manager Joe Fivas with the city of Cleveland.

• Computer classes are back this month with Windows 10 on the docket. On Monday and Wednesday at 10 a.m., join in to learn the basics of Windows 10; and Tuesday at noon, will be a continuation of the basics of Microsoft Excel course. Call and register today.

• This week’s local bridge club member, Jean Watkins, will teach you how to play bridge. All skill levels are welcome. She is an accredited teacher through the American Contract Bridge League. Join her Monday at 11 a.m.

• The first Monday of the month brings the Teen Advisory Group together for the monthly meeting, in the Teen Zone at 4:30 p.m. TAG will meet to plan and implement programs for teens ages 13-17. Join this group to help make a difference in your teen community.

• Bilingual Story Time has been a huge hit. Join in every Tuesday at 1 p.m. for stories read in Spanish and English. There will also be crafts and music.

• The teens have Teen Anime Club this Thursday at 4:30 p.m. This club meets to discuss and watch anime, create crafts, and enjoy Japanese snacks. This month, they will be watching “The Devil is a Part Timer” Email teenzone@clevelandlibrary.org with questions for any teen program.

• Friday, all ages are welcome to a Lego building event at 12:15 p.m. Creations will be photographed and shared on the libraries social media. Come build with us.

• Story times are happening all the time at the library. Little ones 0 through 3 have Wiggle Worms on Mondays at 3 p.m. and Baby Bookworms on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. and at 1 p.m. Bring your “young ’uns” to enjoy the music and interactive play offered by these events. Pre-school aged children can attend on Tuesdays and Fridays at 10:30 a.m. Families of all ages can enjoy stories on Saturdays at 2 p.m. at Family Story Time. All of these groups will have stories read to them and partake in an activity or craft.

• Come experience science in everyday life with this informal STEM program, Pushing the Limits. These programs include a book discussion, science clip and a hearty discussion lead by an outside partner.

• Oct. 17, join in for a night of tradition. The book choice is “Station Eleven” by Emily St. John Mandel. Dec. 5 brings a night of transformation with the book choice being “Lab Girl” by Hope Jahren. Books are on display at the Help Desk if you wish to read.

There will be book giveaways, door prizes and refreshments available for those that come to participate.

• Pushing the Limits is a reading, viewing and discussion program for adults in communities served by rural libraries, made possible by a grant from the National Science Foundation. The program is the work of a team of library professionals, scientists and filmmakers from organizations including Dartmouth College, the Association for Rural and Small Libraries, the Califa Library Group, Public Library Association, Dawson Media Group, Institute for Learning Innovations, Goodman Research Group, and Oregon State University.

• Don’t forget the library offers free Zumba classes every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 8 a.m.

For more information on the library, its resources and programs, visit www.clevelandlibrary.org.

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