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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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South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch

seumgr@cuyahogalibrary.org
Phone: 216-382-4880
Fax: 216-382-4584
Branch manager
Brijin Boddy

Hours
We're closed Sunday May 26
Mon, May 13 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, May 14 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, May 15 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, May 16 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, May 17 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sat, May 18 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sun, May 19 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

Passport processing and photo services are available at this location 7 days a week, no appointment necessary.

Upcoming events

Mon, May 20, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room 162 (20)
What does it mean to "be a writer"?

Mon, May 20, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room A (97)
Cuyahoga County Division of Children and Family Services is in need of foster/adoptive parents. Come learn how you can help keep children in their communities.

Tue, May 21, 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, May 21, 10:00am - 11:30am
Storytime Room (125)
Join us for a five-week club that will boost your baby's brain through play. Connect with your kid(s) and other families, plus get answers about your growing child.
This event is full

Wed, May 22, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime Room (125)
Come join the fun of rhymes, songs, movement and stories in Hebrew with your little ones. Ages 0-5.

Thu, May 23, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Schedule an individual career counseling session with one of our Licensed or Certified Career Services Counselors/Coaches.

Thu, May 23, 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.

Fri, May 24, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room 162 (20)
Dedicated time every Friday afternoon to work on your writing project in the company of other writers.

Sat, May 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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, May 28, 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, May 28, 10:00am - 11:30am
Storytime Room (125)
Join us for a five-week club that will boost your baby's brain through play. Connect with your kid(s) and other families, plus get answers about your growing child.
This event is full

Tue, May 28, 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, May 30, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Schedule an individual career counseling session with one of our Licensed or Certified Career Services Counselors/Coaches.

Fri, May 31, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room 162 (20)
Dedicated time every Friday afternoon to work on your writing project in the company of other writers.

Sat, Jun 01, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room C (77)
Create a small pillow for yourself or a loved one with a note or prayer tucked inside the pocket. All workshops require advanced registration. To register, call UH at 216-844-1211.

Sat, Jun 01, 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, Jun 02, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Room 162 (20)
Celebrating a new poetry collection.

Mon, Jun 03, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime Room (125)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Mon, Jun 03, 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, Jun 03, 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.

Mon, Jun 03, 6:05pm - 7:05pm
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.

Mon, Jun 03, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A+B (197)
An evening of Traditional Irish Music from the uilleann pipes and flute of Brian and the fiddle of Kristen Bigley. These instruments are at the core of the Irish tradition.

Tue, Jun 04, 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, Jun 04, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime Room (125)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Tue, Jun 04, 11:00am - 11:30am
Storytime Room (125)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Tue, Jun 04, 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, Jun 04, 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

Wed, Jun 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.

Wed, Jun 05, 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, Jun 05, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A (97)
Celebrate the incredible life and work of Ella Fitzgerald with local jazz singer, Shari Hunter. Using story and song she will educate today's generation about yesteryear's "First Lady of Song."

Thu, Jun 06, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime Room (125)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books.

Thu, Jun 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.

Thu, Jun 06, 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, Jun 06, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Storytime Room (125)
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

Thu, Jun 06, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room 162 (20)
Curious about self-publishing?

Thu, Jun 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A+B (197)
Enjoy behind-the-scenes stories and LIVE acoustical guitar interpretations showing how Beatles songs were written, recorded and performed from Lecturer / Guitarist Rick Iacoboni.

Fri, Jun 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tech Classroom (48)
Introduction to Pressbooks Public.

Fri, Jun 07, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Tech Classroom (48)
Part 2 is a Work Session in the Tech Lab. Prerequisite: Part 1.

Fri, Jun 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.

Fri, Jun 07, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
One-on-one meetings with Deanna Adams, a seasoned multi-published writer to discuss your writing needs.

Fri, Jun 07, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room 162 (20)
Dedicated time every Friday afternoon in January and February to work on your writing project in the company of other writers.

Sat, Jun 08, 9:30am - 4:30pm
Meeting Room 162 (20)
Through poetry and poem-making, explore what trees can teach us.

Sat, Jun 08, 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.
This event is full

Sat, Jun 08, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Storytime Room (125)
Welcome Lee Hall, a fossil preparator from Cleveland's Museum of Natural History, as he explores and briefs the history of the largest dinosaurs to ever walk the earth!

Sun, Jun 09, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Room A+B+C (274)
New York Times bestselling author Jean Kwok will visit to discuss her new novel, Searching for Sylvie Lee.

Sun, Jun 09, 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.

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

Mon, Jun 10, 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, Jun 10, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
For children entering kindergarten in the fall 2019, not in a preschool or child care center.

Mon, Jun 10, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room A+B+C (274)
Do you have the next tech idea? Work with a team to develop the latest and greatest tech product or service. Ages 10-13. Registration required.
This event is full

Mon, Jun 10, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
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.

Tue, Jun 11, 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, Jun 11, 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.

Tue, Jun 11, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime Room (125)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

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

Tue, Jun 11, 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, Jun 11, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room A+B+C (274)
Do you have the next tech idea? Work with a team to develop the latest and greatest tech product or service. Ages 10-13. Registration required.
This event is full

Tue, Jun 11, 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

Wed, Jun 12, 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, Jun 12, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room A+B+C (274)
Do you have the next tech idea? Work with a team to develop the latest and greatest tech product or service. Ages 10-13. Registration required.
This event is full

Wed, Jun 12, 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, Jun 12, 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.

Wed, Jun 12, 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. 

Wed, Jun 12, 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. 

Wed, Jun 12, 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. 

Thu, Jun 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime Room (125)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books.

Thu, Jun 13, 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, Jun 13, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room A+B+C (274)
Do you have the next tech idea? Work with a team to develop the latest and greatest tech product or service. Ages 10-13. Registration required.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 13, 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

Thu, Jun 13, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Storytime Room (125)
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

Fri, Jun 14, 10:00am - 11:30am
Tech Classroom (48)
Cuyahoga County Planning Commission will show you how to use Greenprint.  This training session will cover advanced features of the Greenprint Viewer. Previous experience with the system is required.

Fri, Jun 14, 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, Jun 14, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room 162 (20)
Dedicated time every Friday afternoon in January and February to work on your writing project in the company of other writers.

Sat, Jun 15, 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.

Sat, Jun 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room C (77)
Create a small pillow for yourself or a loved one with a note or prayer tucked inside the pocket. All workshops require advanced registration. To register, call UH at 216-844-1211.

Mon, Jun 17, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime Room (125)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Mon, Jun 17, 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, Jun 17, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Room A+B+C (274)
Create characters and make them come alive! Students will create a variety of puppets, develop a story line and act out a short puppet show. A performance will be held on Friday at 3:30.
This event is full

Mon, Jun 17, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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.

Mon, Jun 17, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room 162 (20)
To be a writer, one must be a reader.

Tue, Jun 18, 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, Jun 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime Room (125)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Tue, Jun 18, 11:00am - 11:30am
Storytime Room (125)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Tue, Jun 18, 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, Jun 18, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Room A+B+C (274)
Create characters and make them come alive! Students will create a variety of puppets, develop a story line and act out a short puppet show. A performance will be held on Friday at 3:30.
This event is full

Tue, Jun 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Homework Center (56)
Steven Heugel has been coaching job seekers with employment for many years. Learn how to boost your confidence, make a great first impression, and how to shop for clothing inexpensively.