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36th Annual Western Reserve Writers Conference and Workshop

2019-04-27 09:00:00 2019-04-27 16:30:00 America/New_York 36th Annual Western Reserve Writers Conference and Workshop The William N. Skirball Writers' Center proudly hosts the Western Reserve Writers Conference for a fourth year, making it FREE for writers. South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch

Saturday, April 27
9:00am - 4:30pm

Add to Calendar 2019-04-27 09:00:00 2019-04-27 16:30:00 America/New_York 36th Annual Western Reserve Writers Conference and Workshop The William N. Skirball Writers' Center proudly hosts the Western Reserve Writers Conference for a fourth year, making it FREE for writers. South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch

The William N. Skirball Writers' Center proudly hosts the Western Reserve Writers Conference for a fourth year, making it FREE for writers.

*If the parking lot is full, there's free parking available on side streets (Greenway and Golfway), two doors north of the library.*

AGENDA

9:00-9:30 AM - CHECK-IN, LIGHT BREAKFAST, HOT DRINKS
OPTIONAL/FOR ANYONE INTERESTED IN THE FIRST PAGE CRITIQUE AT 1:45 PM: Drop off FOUR COPIES of the first page of your work-in-progress at check-in. (See guidelines below, under FIRST PAGE CRITIQUE at 1:45 PM.) 

9:30 AM - WELCOME & CONFERENCE OVERVIEW
Deanna R. Adams, Conference Coordinator
Laurie Kincer, William N. Skirball Writers' Center 

9:40-10:20 AM - KEYNOTE SPEAKER: David Giffels, Writer in Residence at the William N. Skirball Writers' Center on "Writing When You Think You Have No Ideas"
David Giffels is the author of the critically acclaimed memoir Furnishing Eternity: A Father, a Son, a Coffin and a Measure of Life. His previous books include The Hard Way on Purpose: Essays and Dispatches from the Rust Belt and All the Way Home: Building a Family in a Falling-Down House. A former Akron Beacon Journal columnist, Giffels is an associate professor of English at the University of Akron, where he teaches creative nonfiction in the Northeast Ohio Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program.

Note: Sessions with an asterisk (*) include a writing exercise.

10:30-11:30 AM - BREAKOUT SESSIONS, choose one:

1. *Writing Like Mr. Potato Head / David Giffels. In Meeting Room ABC. Participants learn techniques to engage all the senses in observing, drafting and refining their creative nonfiction prose. 

2. *Kiss, Marry, Kill: How to Create Compelling Characters / Bree Barton. In Writers' Center Meeting Room. Learn to craft the kind of irresistible characters who set your book apart, people who leap off the page, lie and cheat, enchant and beguile—and make your book unputdownable. Come with a character (or two) in your back pocket to use in a fun, hands-on writing prompt.

3. Drafting the Nonfiction Book Proposal / Deanna Adams. In Homework Center. Learn step-by-step how to put together your book proposal so you can win over the agent or publishing company of your choice.

 

11:30-11:45 AM - BREAK & PREARRANGED EDITING SESSIONS. In Writers’ Center Writing Rooms.
During four breaks today, winners whose names were drawn April 1st will meet with editors Judy Allen or Lex Hupertz  for 15-minute individual editing sessions.

 

11:45 AM-12:45 PM - BREAKOUT SESSIONS, choose one:


1. *Writing Historical Fiction: Avoid Tumbling Down the Research Rabbit Hole / Marin McGinnis. In Homework Center. Delve into the issues writers should consider when writing historical fiction, and find out answers to questions you’ll ask yourself as you plot and write. 

2.  *The Situation and the Story / Charlotte Morgan. In Meeting Room ABC. Learn about memoir and essay writer Vivian Gornick’s theory on writing less about the situation and more about the story. There will be time for attendees to work on this strategy. 

3. The Legal Matters in Publishing / Steve Grant. In Writers' Center Meeting Room. Learn how to deal with the traditional publishing world, and how to protect yourself from unscrupulous companies in the self-publishing world. 

 

12:45-1:45 PM - LUNCH BREAK PLUS BOOK SALE & AUTHOR SIGNINGS
Brown bag or go out. Restaurant map available at check-in table. Lunches may be eaten in the Writers' Center main room today but not elsewhere in the library.

1:30-1:45 PM - PREARRANGED EDITING SESSIONS. In Writers’ Center Writing Rooms.

 

1:45-2:45 PM - FIRST PAGE CRITIQUE: Panelists David Giffels, Bree Barton and Deanna Adams. Submit FOUR COPIES of the first page of your work in progress (prose only, fiction or nonfiction) at the check-in table until 12:00 noon. Submissions must be double-spaced, Times New Roman-12, with title and genre indicated at the top of the page. DO NOT INCLUDE YOUR NAME. Each panelist will raise a hand at the point where they would stop reading and will comment on what stopped them. Pages will be randomly selected.

2:45-3:00 PM - BREAK & PREARRANGED EDITING SESSIONS. In Writers’ Center Writing Rooms.  

3:00-4:00 PM - BREAKOUT SESSIONS, choose one:

1. *The Art of the Short Story / Scott Lax. In Writers' Center Meeting Room. Take the leap—learn about dialogue, character, setting, and plot and write that short story you’ve been thinking about.

2.  Selling Without Being Sales-y / J. Thorn. In Meeting Room ABC. Traditionally published authors and independents alike must learn how to effectively get their book in front of the right people. J. Thorn shows you how to engage online, and in real life, without feeling like a salesperson.

3. *Poetry Matters / Damien Ware. In Homework Center. Poetry, in its many forms, should inform and inspire. In this workshop, Damien will enlighten the poet in you.

4:00-4:15 PM - PREARRANGED EDITING SESSIONS. In Writers’ Center Writing Rooms.

4:00-4:30 PM - DOOR PRIZES, BOOK SALE & AUTHOR SIGNINGS

TODAY’S PRESENTERS

Deanna Adams is an award-winning writer, speaker, essayist, and author of six books, both fiction and nonfiction. She is the longtime coordinator of this conference, the “Book Whisperer” for Cuyahoga County Public Library, and teaches online writing courses for the Pennwriters organization. Her book, The Writer’s GPS: A Guide to Writing & Selling Your Book, instructs aspiring writers how to get their book written from beginning to end. Her website is www.deannaadams.com. 

Judith Allen has worked as a copywriter and freelance writer for fifteen years, editing manuscripts for fiction, nonfiction, young adult, children's, and other genres. She instructs business writing for colleges and corporations. Visit her website at www.zoneexcel.com/editing for more information on her editing services.

Bree Barton is a writer and dance teacher in Los Angeles. Heart of Thorns, the first novel in her YA fantasy trilogy, came out from HarperCollins in 2018, and has been published in seven countries and translated into Spanish, Polish, and Italian. She has published op-eds in USA Today, The Los Angeles Times, Huffington Post, and short fiction in The Iowa Review and McSweeney's.

David Giffels is the author of five books, including the critically acclaimed memoirs, Furnishing Eternity: A Father, a Son, a Coffin, and a Measure of Life (Scribner, 2018) and All the Way Home (William Morrow, 2008), and the essay collection The Hard Way on Purpose (Scribner, 2014). His writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, Parade, The Wall Street Journal, Esquire, and other publications. He is a professor of English at the University of Akron, where he teaches creative nonfiction and is currently Writer in Residence at the Cuyahoga County Public Library’s William N. Skirball Writer’s Center.

Steve Grant is an intellectual property attorney with Standley Law Group, where he practices patent, trademark and copyright law. Additionally, Steve is an adjunct professor at the Capital University Law School, where he teaches intellectual property law and copyright law. A popular and frequent speaker at this conference, Steve draws on over thirty years of experience in addressing issues concerning writers.

Lex Hupertz has her BA in English with a Concentration in Writing from Denison University, and her Master's in Creative Writing from the Solstice MFA Program at Pine Manor College in Massachusetts. She has a background in both traditionally and self-published works, which she uses to help her clients succeed. Lex has developed a wide and varied group of associates, from content editors to graphic designers and photographers.

Scott Lax is an award-winning novelist, screenwriter, short story writer, journalist, essayist, playwright, and movie producer. A graduate of Hiram College, a Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference Scholar in Nonfiction, and a Sewanee Writers Conference Fellow in Fiction, Scott teaches creative writing at the Cleveland Institute of Art. His works include novels, The Year That Trembled, named one of “1998’s Milestones in Fiction,” by the Denver Post, and Vengeance Follows.

A lawyer in real life, Marin McGinnis feeds her soul by writing Victorian era romance and mystery. She has four historical romances published with the Wild Rose Press and is hard at work on a new cozy mystery series set in the English Lake District, one of her favorite places on earth. She lives in a drafty 105-year-old Cleveland Heights house with her husband, son, and poodles, Larry and Sneaky Pete.

Charlotte Morgan is a longtime journalist and nonfiction writer based in Cleveland, Ohio where she teaches Composition and Rhetoric, as well as Intro to Fiction at Cleveland State University. From time to time, she leads workshops in nonfiction writing in the hopes of helping others find their creative voice. Her upcoming memoir, Glenville: My Side of Paradise, is in revision. 

J. Thorn has published two million words and has sold more than 185,000 books worldwide. He is an official member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, the Horror Writers Association, and the Great Lakes Association of Horror Writers. He is a full-time writer, part-time professor at John Carroll University, co-owner of Molten Universe Media, podcaster, FM radio DJ, musician, and a certified Story Grid nerd.

Damien Ware is a poet, literacy advocate and literary artist. Since 2010, he has used love for the literary arts as means to bring community together through the arts.  He developed and leads a weekly creative writing workshop called “Veterans’ Voice,” designed to encourage and support US military veterans to write and share their military experience as a community.

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Fri, Jul 19, 11:45am - 12:15pm
Homework Center (56)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Fri, Jul 19, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room A+B+C (274)
In this self-discovery camp, youth discover their strengths through art, photography, drama, movement/dance, creative writing, and team-building activities. Ages 12-14. Registration required.
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Fri, Jul 19, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room 162 (20)
Dedicated time every Friday afternoon in June, July and August to work on your writing project in the company of other writers.

Sat, Jul 20, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room C (77)
Join us to discover the techniques of watercolors. Attendees will also learn about the history of watercolors and famous watercolorists. All materials are supplied.
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Sat, Jul 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Drop in sound recording orientations. Sessions typically last 20-30 minutes. The last orientation session will not start after 4:45 PM. Make sure to bring your library card.

Mon, Jul 22, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room A+B+C (274)
Build kindergarten skills through basic dance movements, digital play and music. A daily snack will be provided. Please register in person at the children's desk.

Mon, Jul 22, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime Room (125)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Mon, Jul 22, 11:45am - 12:15pm
Homework Center (56)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Mon, Jul 22, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room 162 (20)
Practical techniques for sending out work.

Mon, Jul 22, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us for an introduction to our imaging equipment available in the Memory Lab. We will cover how to use the document scanner, as well as the slide and photo scanner.
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Tue, Jul 23, 9:00am - 5:30pm
An Ohio Means Jobs specialist is available for job placement and individualized employment planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Tue, Jul 23, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room A+B+C (274)
Build kindergarten skills through basic dance movements, digital play and music. A daily snack will be provided. Please register in person at the children's desk.

Tue, Jul 23, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime Room (125)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Tue, Jul 23, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Tech Classroom (48)
Tri-C Aspire provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches for non-native speakers of the English language.

Tue, Jul 23, 11:00am - 11:30am
Storytime Room (125)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Tue, Jul 23, 11:45am - 12:15pm
Homework Center (56)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Jul 24, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room A+B+C (274)
Build kindergarten skills through basic dance movements, digital play and music. A daily snack will be provided. Please register in person at the children's desk.

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Homework Center (56)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Jul 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Homework Center (56)
Fun crafts? Quirky tech? None of the above? It's always something new and different at Teen Scene -- come check it out.
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Wed, Jul 24, 7:00pm - 7:20pm
Children in second through fifth grades who struggle with reading will have the opportunity to improve their skills by reading aloud to very special dogs this summer. 
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Wed, Jul 24, 7:20pm - 7:40pm
Children in second through fifth grades who struggle with reading will have the opportunity to improve their skills by reading aloud to very special dogs this summer. 
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Wed, Jul 24, 7:40pm - 8:00pm
Children in second through fifth grades who struggle with reading will have the opportunity to improve their skills by reading aloud to very special dogs this summer. 
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Thu, Jul 25, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room A+B+C (274)
Build kindergarten skills through basic dance movements, digital play and music. A daily snack will be provided. Please register in person at the children's desk.

Thu, Jul 25, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime Room (125)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books.

Thu, Jul 25, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Tech Classroom (48)
Tri-C Aspire provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches for non-native speakers of the English language.

Thu, Jul 25, 11:45am - 12:15pm
Homework Center (56)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Jul 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Drop in sound recording orientations. Sessions typically last 20-30 minutes. The last orientation session will not start after 3:45 PM. Make sure to bring your library card.

Thu, Jul 25, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Storytime Room (125)
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

Fri, Jul 26, 11:45am - 12:15pm
Homework Center (56)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Fri, Jul 26, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room 162 (20)
Dedicated time every Friday afternoon in June, July and August to work on your writing project in the company of other writers.

Sat, Jul 27, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Learn about the equipment and software in the Jack Joseph and Morton Mandel Memory Lab at the South-Euclid Lyndhurst Branch. Be sure to bring your library card or a photo ID.

Mon, Jul 29, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room A+B+C (274)
Build kindergarten skills through basic dance movements, digital play and music. A daily snack will be provided. Please register in person at the children's desk.

Mon, Jul 29, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime Room (125)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Mon, Jul 29, 11:45am - 12:15pm
Homework Center (56)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Mon, Jul 29, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Tech Classroom (48)
Join us for an introduction to the Cricut machine to create and cut personalized projects for the home, scrapbooking, and more in the library's Memory Lab.
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Tue, Jul 30, 9:00am - 5:30pm
An Ohio Means Jobs specialist is available for job placement and individualized employment planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Tue, Jul 30, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room A+B+C (274)
Build kindergarten skills through basic dance movements, digital play and music. A daily snack will be provided. Please register in person at the children's desk.

Tue, Jul 30, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime Room (125)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Tue, Jul 30, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Tech Classroom (48)
Tri-C Aspire provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches for non-native speakers of the English language.

Tue, Jul 30, 11:00am - 11:30am
Storytime Room (125)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Tue, Jul 30, 11:45am - 12:15pm
Homework Center (56)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Jul 31, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room A+B+C (274)
Build kindergarten skills through basic dance movements, digital play and music. A daily snack will be provided. Please register in person at the children's desk.

Wed, Jul 31, 11:45am - 12:15pm
Homework Center (56)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Aug 01, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room A+B+C (274)
Build kindergarten skills through basic dance movements, digital play and music. A daily snack will be provided. Please register in person at the children's desk.

Thu, Aug 01, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Tech Classroom (48)
Tri-C Aspire provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches for non-native speakers of the English language.

Thu, Aug 01, 11:45am - 12:15pm
Homework Center (56)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Aug 01, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Drop in sound recording orientations. Sessions typically last 20-30 minutes. The last orientation session will not start after 7:45 PM. Make sure to bring your library card.

Thu, Aug 01, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room 162 (20)
Curious about self-publishing?

Fri, Aug 02, 11:45am - 12:15pm
Homework Center (56)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Fri, Aug 02, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
One-on-one meetings with Deanna Adams, a seasoned multi-published writer to discuss your writing needs.

Fri, Aug 02, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room 162 (20)
Dedicated time every Friday afternoon in June, July and August to work on your writing project in the company of other writers.

Sat, Aug 03, 10:00am - 11:00am
Learn about the equipment and software in the Jack Joseph and Morton Mandel Memory Lab at the South-Euclid Lyndhurst Branch. Be sure to bring your library card or a photo ID.

Sun, Aug 04, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room 162 (20)
Find the right markets and submit your work.

Mon, Aug 05, 11:45am - 12:15pm
Homework Center (56)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Mon, Aug 05, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Meeting Room B+C (177)
For children entering kindergarten in the fall 2019, not in a preschool or child care center.

Mon, Aug 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn about the equipment and software in the Jack Joseph and Morton Mandel Memory Lab at the South-Euclid Lyndhurst Branch. Be sure to bring your library card or a photo ID.

Tue, Aug 06, 9:00am - 5:30pm
An Ohio Means Jobs specialist is available for job placement and individualized employment planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Tue, Aug 06, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Tech Classroom (48)
Tri-C Aspire provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches for non-native speakers of the English language.

Tue, Aug 06, 11:45am - 12:15pm
Homework Center (56)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, Aug 06, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room 162 (20)
Fiction writers with a year or more of previous workshop experience will continue to hone and polish their fiction through in-class critique and by studying examples of professional writing.
Registration is now closed

Tue, Aug 06, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room A+B+C (274)
Join us as New York Times bestselling and award-winning author Mary Doria Russell celebrates the release of her new book, The Women of Copper Country.

Wed, Aug 07, 11:45am - 12:15pm
Homework Center (56)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Aug 07, 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Homework Center (56)
Join us as we watch anime. We'll have a mix of classics as well as the latest shows. For Grades 7th-12th.

Wed, Aug 07, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room 162 (20)
Fiction writers with at least one workshop experience who understand how workshops proceed will bring in previously written stories or chapters from novels that have gone through at least one draft.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Aug 07, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Join us for an introduction to our video converting equipment available in the Memory Lab. We will cover how to update your VHS, VHS-C, 8mm, and Super 8 film to DVD or digital files.
This event is full

Thu, Aug 08, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Tech Classroom (48)
Tri-C Aspire provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches for non-native speakers of the English language.

Thu, Aug 08, 11:45am - 12:15pm
Homework Center (56)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Aug 08, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room 162 (20)
Fiction writers new to the workshop experience will learn how to give and receive comments on your and others' writing in a group setting.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Aug 09, 11:45am - 12:15pm
Homework Center (56)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Fri, Aug 09, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room 162 (20)
Dedicated time every Friday afternoon in June, July and August to work on your writing project in the company of other writers.

Sat, Aug 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Drop in sound recording orientations. Sessions typically last 20-30 minutes. The last orientation session will not start after 4:45 PM. Make sure to bring your library card.

Sun, Aug 11, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room 162 (20)
A new poetry open mic, moderated by the City of South Euclid's first Poet Laureate, "Doc" Janning.

Tue, Aug 13, 9:00am - 5:30pm
An Ohio Means Jobs specialist is available for job placement and individualized employment planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Tue, Aug 13, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room A (97)
Looking for a new job and not sure where to start? Attend this class! Learn how to search for a job, use job search websites, the importance of networking and how to research companies of interest.

Tue, Aug 13, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room 162 (20)
Storytelling techniques and marketing strategies to engage young readers.

Wed, Aug 14, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room A (97)
Come and discover the basics of Middle Eastern culture and cuisine. The Western Reserve School of Cooking will demonstrate traditional Middle Eastern food recipes and share samples.

Thu, Aug 15, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Tech Classroom (48)
The Library offers FREE tech training classes that cover digital literacy basics, Windows 10, Microsoft Office programs, digital imaging and cloud computing.

Thu, Aug 15, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Drop in sound recording orientations. Sessions typically last 20-30 minutes. The last orientation session will not start after 3:45 PM. Make sure to bring your library card.

Thu, Aug 15, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room 162 (20)
Get feedback on your poem. #readwritepoetry

Fri, Aug 16, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room 162 (20)
Dedicated time every Friday afternoon in June, July and August to work on your writing project in the company of other writers.

Sat, Aug 17, 10:00am - 11:00am
Learn about the equipment and software in the Jack Joseph and Morton Mandel Memory Lab at the South-Euclid Lyndhurst Branch. Be sure to bring your library card or a photo ID.

Sun, Aug 18, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Room 162 (20)
Join us for an often-amusing and sometimes poignant reading, with a reception to follow.