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GED/Basic Skills classes

2017-10-16 09:30:00 2017-10-16 12:00:00 America/New_York GED/Basic Skills classes Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the GED and basic skills preparation program. This class will be led by Aspire Greater Cleveland. Parma Branch

Monday, October 16
9:30am - 12:00pm

Add to Calendar 2017-10-16 09:30:00 2017-10-16 12:00:00 America/New_York GED/Basic Skills classes Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the GED and basic skills preparation program. This class will be led by Aspire Greater Cleveland. Parma Branch

Parma Branch

Homework Center

Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the GED and basic skills preparation program. This class will be led by Aspire Greater Cleveland.

TAGS: | GED/ESOL |

Parma Branch

pahmgr@cuyahogalibrary.org
Phone: 440.885.5362
Fax: 440.884.2263
Branch manager
Kathleen Sullivan

Hours
Mon, Oct 16 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Oct 17 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Oct 18 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Oct 19 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Oct 20 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sat, Oct 21 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sun, Oct 22 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

Study Room 1
Wed, Oct 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.

Homework Center
Wed, Oct 18, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the GED and basic skills preparation program. This class will be led by Aspire Greater Cleveland.

Story/Craft Room
Wed, Oct 18, 10:00am - 10:20am
Caregivers and their children ages 19-35 months. Join us for rhymes songs fingerplays and stories.

Conference Room C
Wed, Oct 18, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Explore your creativity with teaching artist Bernie D'Ettorre. The goal of this eight week watercolor painting workshop is to introduce the complexities of watercolor painting and the necessary steps and techniques to succeed in any two-dimensional art form. The basic structure and design techniques you will learn in these workshops can be utilized in any art medium be it oil pastels or acrylics. Participants will show their finished work at a special exhibit and reception on December 2 at 2:00 PM. The workshops are especially for adults age 55 and over. The workshop series is FREE but registration is required and begins on TUESDAY AUGUST 1 AT 9:00 AM. Interested participants must be able to attend all eight workshops to register for this event. Call 440-885-5362 for more information. Teaching artist Bernie D'Ettorre is a signature member of the Ohio Watercolor Society. She has participated in one-woman shows as well as juried events including winning Best of Show - Lakewood Art League (2010 and 2011) and Best of Show Watercolor - Westlake Art League (2013). Bernie's work has been displayed at many local galleries corporate centers and private collections in Ohio California and England. She has taught watercolor classes at the Beck Center for the Arts in Lakewood and BAYarts in Bay Village. This program is supported in part by the Friends of the Parma Libraries.
This event is full

Story/Craft Room
Wed, Oct 18, 11:00am - 11:30am
Caregivers and their children ages 3-5 not in kindergarten. Join us for rhymes songs fingerplays and stories.

Homework Center
Wed, Oct 18, 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the ESOL program. This class will be led by Aspire Greater Cleveland.

Conference Room A
Wed, Oct 18, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
In partnership with the Greater Cleveland Food Bank we will provide nutritious meals to children after school.

Conference Room C
Wed, Oct 18, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us for a discussion of Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs. No Registration Required. Books available 30 days prior to discussion.

Homework Center
Wed, Oct 18, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the GED and basic skills preparation program. This class will be led by Aspire Greater Cleveland.

Study Room 1
Thu, Oct 19, 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.

Story/Craft Room
Thu, Oct 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
Caregivers and their children ages 3-5 not in kindergarten. Join us for rhymes songs fingerplays and stories.

Conference Room A
Thu, Oct 19, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
In partnership with the Greater Cleveland Food Bank we will provide nutritious meals to children after school.

Homework Center
Thu, Oct 19, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the GED and basic skills preparation program. This class will be led by Aspire Greater Cleveland.

Study Room 1
Fri, Oct 20, 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.

Large Meeting Room A/B
Fri, Oct 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 1-3 yrs w Parent/Caregiver Boost your toddler's brain through play! Join us for a 4 week club for caregivers and children ages 1 to 3. Registration required.

Homework Center
Fri, Oct 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Grades K - 8 Engage your imaginative self with open-ended art explorations. Examine the works of art masters and explore various mediums such as paint pastels and clay. All materials are included. This program is presented in partnership with the Cleveland Museum of Art. Sponsored by the Friends of Parma Libraries. Participants may be recorded and/or surveyed to capture programs effectiveness. More information can be found here. http://www.cuyahogalibrary.org/Kids-Teens/Parents-and-Teachers/Parent-Options.aspx No registration is required but attendance may be limited due to space considerations.

Story/Craft Room
Sat, Oct 21, 11:00am - 11:25am
All ages with adult caregiver. Join us for stories songs and fingerplays.

Large Meeting Room A/B
Sat, Oct 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Families with school-age children. Interactive Halloween magic spectacular with Harry Potter tricks Harry Houdini straight jacket escape predictions and mentalism. Registration required.

Study Room 1
Mon, Oct 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.

Homework Center
Mon, Oct 23, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the GED and basic skills preparation program. This class will be led by Aspire Greater Cleveland.

Story/Craft Room
Mon, Oct 23, 10:00am - 10:20am
Caregivers & their children ages Birth - 18 months. Join us for rhymes songs fingerplays and books.

Teen
Mon, Oct 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Gr. 5-8th graders are invited to join our afterschool Maker Monday Program. Our teen space will be transformed into a space for creating tinkering and building. Dates are: 9/11 9/18 9/25/ 10/2 10/9 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20 11/27 12/4 12/11. Join us for a special kick-off/orientation event on *September 11 for parents and students from 4-6 pm. Light dinner served after orientation at this event. Maker Stations Days will include activities such as: Paper Crafts: Duct tape coloring Maker Care: Card making for hospice patents cat blanket for the animal shelter Building: Brick Building and Minecraft challenges Technology: Green Screen Stop Motion LED Flowers Makey Makey Lab Social-Emotional learning skills with Ohio Guidestone Staff. Featuring Special Program Days including: Glowing Greetings DoodleBOTs Video Game Coding & more! with Gigalearn Zine Making with Lake Erie Ink Program is funded by Starting Point Grant in collaboration with OhioGuidestone *Registration and parental consent forms required for participation.

Conference Room A
Mon, Oct 23, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
In partnership with the Greater Cleveland Food Bank we will provide nutritious meals to children after school.

Story/Craft Room
Mon, Oct 23, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
All ages with adult caregiver. Join us for stories songs and fingerplays.

Conference Room C
Mon, Oct 23, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
A casual conversation group where native English speakers are paired with new speakers to practice conversation skills. Refreshments discussion prompts and conversation "tools" will be provided. No registration required drop in as often as you wish. Sponsored by the Friends of Parma Libraries.

Study Room 1
Tue, Oct 24, 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.

Story/Craft Room
Tue, Oct 24, 10:30am - 10:50am
Caregivers and their children ages 19-35 months. Join us for rhymes songs fingerplays and stories.

Homework Center
Tue, Oct 24, 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the ESOL program. This class will be led by Aspire Greater Cleveland.

Conference Room A
Tue, Oct 24, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
In partnership with the Greater Cleveland Food Bank we will provide nutritious meals to children after school.

Homework Center
Tue, Oct 24, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the GED and basic skills preparation program. This class will be led by Aspire Greater Cleveland.

Study Room 1
Wed, Oct 25, 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.

Homework Center
Wed, Oct 25, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the GED and basic skills preparation program. This class will be led by Aspire Greater Cleveland.

Technology Learning Center
Wed, Oct 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Learn how to enter and format text change line spacing and copy and paste text. Saving and printing tips will also be discussed. Prerequisite: Experience using a mouse

Story/Craft Room
Wed, Oct 25, 10:00am - 10:20am
Caregivers and their children ages 19-35 months. Join us for rhymes songs fingerplays and stories.

Conference Room C
Wed, Oct 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Explore your creativity with teaching artist Bernie D'Ettorre. The goal of this eight week watercolor painting workshop is to introduce the complexities of watercolor painting and the necessary steps and techniques to succeed in any two-dimensional art form. The basic structure and design techniques you will learn in these workshops can be utilized in any art medium be it oil pastels or acrylics. Participants will show their finished work at a special exhibit and reception on December 2 at 2:00 PM. The workshops are especially for adults age 55 and over. The workshop series is FREE but registration is required and begins on TUESDAY AUGUST 1 AT 9:00 AM. Interested participants must be able to attend all eight workshops to register for this event. Call 440-885-5362 for more information. Teaching artist Bernie D'Ettorre is a signature member of the Ohio Watercolor Society. She has participated in one-woman shows as well as juried events including winning Best of Show - Lakewood Art League (2010 and 2011) and Best of Show Watercolor - Westlake Art League (2013). Bernie's work has been displayed at many local galleries corporate centers and private collections in Ohio California and England. She has taught watercolor classes at the Beck Center for the Arts in Lakewood and BAYarts in Bay Village. This program is supported in part by the Friends of the Parma Libraries.
This event is full

Story/Craft Room
Wed, Oct 25, 11:00am - 11:30am
Caregivers and their children ages 3-5 not in kindergarten. Join us for rhymes songs fingerplays and stories.

Homework Center
Wed, Oct 25, 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the ESOL program. This class will be led by Aspire Greater Cleveland.

Technology Learning Center
Wed, Oct 25, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn how to create tables in documents using tables and tab stops. An overview of using images in Word is also discussed. Prerequisite: Word 101 or some experience using Word

Conference Room A
Wed, Oct 25, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
In partnership with the Greater Cleveland Food Bank we will provide nutritious meals to children after school.

Conference Room A
Wed, Oct 25, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us for a mini-series based on three sports books by local authors. Week 1: James Sulecki will talk about "The Cleveland Rams: The NFL Champs who left too soon." Week 2: Robert Roman will talk about "Ohio State Football: the Forgotten Dawn." Week 3 Carl Goodwin will talk about "The Put-In-Bay Road Races." After each presentation copies of the book will be available for sale and signing.

Homework Center
Wed, Oct 25, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the GED and basic skills preparation program. This class will be led by Aspire Greater Cleveland.

Study Room 1
Thu, Oct 26, 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.

Story/Craft Room
Thu, Oct 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
Caregivers and their children ages 3-5 not in kindergarten. Join us for rhymes songs fingerplays and stories.

Large Meeting Room A
Thu, Oct 26, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
In partnership with the Greater Cleveland Food Bank we will provide nutritious meals to children after school.

Conference Room A
Thu, Oct 26, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Grades 2 - 6. Come join us for fun hands on activities that let you get close to the action! Be prepared to get in and get messy. Led by volunteers from the American Chemical Society.
This event is full

Conference Room C
Thu, Oct 26, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Share your poetry with amateur and seasoned poets alike in a comfortable setting. Join us to engage in friendly discussion and receive instant feedback on your craft. Please bring 20 copies of your poem so others can follow along and write comments. Jeremy Jusek received his MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Arcadia. He is a recipient of two poetry awards including the Emerson Prize and his poems have appeared in several publications.

Large Meeting Room A/B
Thu, Oct 26, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us for a evening of vaudeville entertainment presented by The Raisin' Canes award-winning Parma Senior Center Dancers. Ranging in age from 64 to 89 years of age these enthusiastic seniors perform for 90 minutes. Their show consists of soft shoe tap dance novelty dance routines Charleston sing-along and lots of audience participation.

Homework Center
Thu, Oct 26, All day
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the GED and basic skills preparation program. This class will be led by Aspire Greater Cleveland.

Study Room 1
Fri, Oct 27, 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.

Large Meeting Room A/B
Fri, Oct 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ages: 1-3 yrs w Parent/Caregiver Boost your toddler's brain through play! Join us for a 4 week club for caregivers and children ages 1 to 3. Registration required.

Homework Center
Fri, Oct 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Grades K - 8 Engage your imaginative self with open-ended art explorations. Examine the works of art masters and explore various mediums such as paint pastels and clay. All materials are included. This program is presented in partnership with the Cleveland Museum of Art. Sponsored by the Friends of Parma Libraries. Participants may be recorded and/or surveyed to capture programs effectiveness. More information can be found here. http://www.cuyahogalibrary.org/Kids-Teens/Parents-and-Teachers/Parent-Options.aspx No registration is required but attendance may be limited due to space considerations.

Story/Craft Room
Sat, Oct 28, 11:00am - 11:25am
All ages with adult caregiver. Join us for stories songs and fingerplays.

Large Meeting Room A/B
Sat, Oct 28, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Ages 3 - 5 with a caregiver. Put on your space suit and take an imaginary rocket to the moon. Preschoolers will explore some simple astronomy principles. Registration required.

Study Room 1
Mon, Oct 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.

Homework Center
Mon, Oct 30, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the GED and basic skills preparation program. This class will be led by Aspire Greater Cleveland.

Story/Craft Room
Mon, Oct 30, 10:00am - 10:20am
Caregivers & their children ages Birth - 18 months. Join us for rhymes songs fingerplays and books.

Teen
Mon, Oct 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Gr. 5-8th graders are invited to join our afterschool Maker Monday Program. Our teen space will be transformed into a space for creating tinkering and building. Dates are: 9/11 9/18 9/25/ 10/2 10/9 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20 11/27 12/4 12/11. Join us for a special kick-off/orientation event on *September 11 for parents and students from 4-6 pm. Light dinner served after orientation at this event. Maker Stations Days will include activities such as: Paper Crafts: Duct tape coloring Maker Care: Card making for hospice patents cat blanket for the animal shelter Building: Brick Building and Minecraft challenges Technology: Green Screen Stop Motion LED Flowers Makey Makey Lab Social-Emotional learning skills with Ohio Guidestone Staff. Featuring Special Program Days including: Glowing Greetings DoodleBOTs Video Game Coding & more! with Gigalearn Zine Making with Lake Erie Ink Program is funded by Starting Point Grant in collaboration with OhioGuidestone *Registration and parental consent forms required for participation.

Conference Room A
Mon, Oct 30, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
In partnership with the Greater Cleveland Food Bank we will provide nutritious meals to children after school.

Story/Craft Room
Mon, Oct 30, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
All ages with adult caregiver. Join us for stories songs and fingerplays.

Conference Room C
Mon, Oct 30, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
A casual conversation group where native English speakers are paired with new speakers to practice conversation skills. Refreshments discussion prompts and conversation "tools" will be provided. No registration required drop in as often as you wish. Sponsored by the Friends of Parma Libraries.

Study Room 1
Tue, Oct 31, 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.

Story/Craft Room
Tue, Oct 31, 10:30am - 10:50am
Caregivers and their children ages 19-35 months. Join us for rhymes songs fingerplays and stories.

Homework Center
Tue, Oct 31, 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the ESOL program. This class will be led by Aspire Greater Cleveland.

Conference Room C
Tue, Oct 31, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Grades K - 3 Do you love LEGO? Come build with us! We supply the bricks you supply the imagination. Sponsored by the Friends of Parma Library. A caregiver is requested to stay with children under 7.

Conference Room A
Tue, Oct 31, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
In partnership with the Greater Cleveland Food Bank we will provide nutritious meals to children after school.

Homework Center
Tue, Oct 31, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the GED and basic skills preparation program. This class will be led by Aspire Greater Cleveland.

Study Room 1
Wed, Nov 01, 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.

Homework Center
Wed, Nov 01, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the GED and basic skills preparation program. This class will be led by Aspire Greater Cleveland.

Story/Craft Room
Wed, Nov 01, 10:00am - 10:20am
Caregivers and their children ages 19-35 months. Join us for rhymes songs fingerplays and stories.

Conference Room C
Wed, Nov 01, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Explore your creativity with teaching artist Bernie D'Ettorre. The goal of this eight week watercolor painting workshop is to introduce the complexities of watercolor painting and the necessary steps and techniques to succeed in any two-dimensional art form. The basic structure and design techniques you will learn in these workshops can be utilized in any art medium be it oil pastels or acrylics. Participants will show their finished work at a special exhibit and reception on December 2 at 2:00 PM. The workshops are especially for adults age 55 and over. The workshop series is FREE but registration is required and begins on TUESDAY AUGUST 1 AT 9:00 AM. Interested participants must be able to attend all eight workshops to register for this event. Call 440-885-5362 for more information. Teaching artist Bernie D'Ettorre is a signature member of the Ohio Watercolor Society. She has participated in one-woman shows as well as juried events including winning Best of Show - Lakewood Art League (2010 and 2011) and Best of Show Watercolor - Westlake Art League (2013). Bernie's work has been displayed at many local galleries corporate centers and private collections in Ohio California and England. She has taught watercolor classes at the Beck Center for the Arts in Lakewood and BAYarts in Bay Village. This program is supported in part by the Friends of the Parma Libraries.
This event is full

Story/Craft Room
Wed, Nov 01, 11:00am - 11:30am
Caregivers and their children ages 3-5 not in kindergarten. Join us for rhymes songs fingerplays and stories.

Homework Center
Wed, Nov 01, 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the ESOL program. This class will be led by Aspire Greater Cleveland.

Conference Room A
Wed, Nov 01, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
In partnership with the Greater Cleveland Food Bank we will provide nutritious meals to children after school.

Conference Room A
Wed, Nov 01, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us for a mini-series based on three sports books by local authors. Week 1: James Sulecki will talk about "The Cleveland Rams: The NFL Champs who left too soon." Week 2: Robert Roman will talk about "Ohio State Football: the Forgotten Dawn." Week 3 Carl Goodwin will talk about "The Put-In-Bay Road Races." After each presentation copies of the book will be available for sale and signing.

Technology Learning Center
Wed, Nov 01, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn how to format long and complex documents using section breaks styles headers and footers. Tracking and comments capabilities will also be explored. Prerequisite: Word 201

Homework Center
Wed, Nov 01, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the GED and basic skills preparation program. This class will be led by Aspire Greater Cleveland.

Study Room 1
Thu, Nov 02, 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.

Story/Craft Room
Thu, Nov 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Caregivers and their children ages 3-5 not in kindergarten. Join us for rhymes songs fingerplays and stories.

Conference Room A
Thu, Nov 02, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
In partnership with the Greater Cleveland Food Bank we will provide nutritious meals to children after school.

Homework Center
Thu, Nov 02, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the GED and basic skills preparation program. This class will be led by Aspire Greater Cleveland.

Study Room 1
Fri, Nov 03, 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.

Homework Center
Fri, Nov 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Grades K - 8 Engage your imaginative self with open-ended art explorations. Examine the works of art masters and explore various mediums such as paint pastels and clay. All materials are included. This program is presented in partnership with the Cleveland Museum of Art. Sponsored by the Friends of Parma Libraries. Participants may be recorded and/or surveyed to capture programs effectiveness. More information can be found here. http://www.cuyahogalibrary.org/Kids-Teens/Parents-and-Teachers/Parent-Options.aspx No registration is required but attendance may be limited due to space considerations.

Homework Center
Sat, Nov 04, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Calling all Yu-Gi-Oh! Duelists. Bring your cards and join us for casual and or tournament play. Players of all levels welcome. Prizes! Sponsored by the Friends of the Parma Libraries

Story/Craft Room
Sat, Nov 04, 11:00am - 11:25am
All ages with adult caregiver. Join us for stories songs and fingerplays.

Study Room 1
Mon, Nov 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.

Homework Center
Mon, Nov 06, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the GED and basic skills preparation program. This class will be led by Aspire Greater Cleveland.

Story/Craft Room
Mon, Nov 06, 10:00am - 10:20am
Caregivers & their children ages Birth - 18 months. Join us for rhymes songs fingerplays and books.

Teen
Mon, Nov 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Gr. 5-8th graders are invited to join our afterschool Maker Monday Program. Our teen space will be transformed into a space for creating tinkering and building. Dates are: 9/11 9/18 9/25/ 10/2 10/9 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20 11/27 12/4 12/11. Join us for a special kick-off/orientation event on *September 11 for parents and students from 4-6 pm. Light dinner served after orientation at this event. Maker Stations Days will include activities such as: Paper Crafts: Duct tape coloring Maker Care: Card making for hospice patents cat blanket for the animal shelter Building: Brick Building and Minecraft challenges Technology: Green Screen Stop Motion LED Flowers Makey Makey Lab Social-Emotional learning skills with Ohio Guidestone Staff. Featuring Special Program Days including: Glowing Greetings DoodleBOTs Video Game Coding & more! with Gigalearn Zine Making with Lake Erie Ink Program is funded by Starting Point Grant in collaboration with OhioGuidestone *Registration and parental consent forms required for participation.

Conference Room A
Mon, Nov 06, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
In partnership with the Greater Cleveland Food Bank we will provide nutritious meals to children after school.

Conference Room A
Mon, Nov 06, 7:00pm - 8:15pm
The Haunted Housewives return with more chilling tales of the unexplained--ghosts urban legends and high strangeness right from the Northeast Ohio area. Hear what paranormal mysteries may be lurking in your own back yard!

Story/Craft Room
Mon, Nov 06, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
All ages with adult caregiver. Join us for stories songs and fingerplays.

Homework Center
Mon, Nov 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
A casual conversation group where native English speakers are paired with new speakers to practice conversation skills. Refreshments discussion prompts and conversation "tools" will be provided. No registration required drop in as often as you wish. Sponsored by the Friends of Parma Libraries.

Study Room 1
Tue, Nov 07, 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.

Story/Craft Room
Tue, Nov 07, 10:30am - 10:50am
Caregivers and their children ages 19-35 months. Join us for rhymes songs fingerplays and stories.

Homework Center
Tue, Nov 07, 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the ESOL program. This class will be led by Aspire Greater Cleveland.

Conference Room B
Tue, Nov 07, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
In partnership with the Greater Cleveland Food Bank we will provide nutritious meals to children after school.

Homework Center
Tue, Nov 07, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Families of students in K-8th grade. Join us for pizza and engaging conversation for the whole family.

Technology Learning Center
Tue, Nov 07, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the GED and basic skills preparation program. This class will be led by Aspire Greater Cleveland.

Study Room 1
Wed, Nov 08, 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.

Homework Center
Wed, Nov 08, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the GED and basic skills preparation program. This class will be led by Aspire Greater Cleveland.

Story/Craft Room
Wed, Nov 08, 10:00am - 10:20am
Caregivers and their children ages 19-35 months. Join us for rhymes songs fingerplays and stories.

Conference Room C
Wed, Nov 08, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Explore your creativity with teaching artist Bernie D'Ettorre. The goal of this eight week watercolor painting workshop is to introduce the complexities of watercolor painting and the necessary steps and techniques to succeed in any two-dimensional art form. The basic structure and design techniques you will learn in these workshops can be utilized in any art medium be it oil pastels or acrylics. Participants will show their finished work at a special exhibit and reception on December 2 at 2:00 PM. The workshops are especially for adults age 55 and over. The workshop series is FREE but registration is required and begins on TUESDAY AUGUST 1 AT 9:00 AM. Interested participants must be able to attend all eight workshops to register for this event. Call 440-885-5362 for more information. Teaching artist Bernie D'Ettorre is a signature member of the Ohio Watercolor Society. She has participated in one-woman shows as well as juried events including winning Best of Show - Lakewood Art League (2010 and 2011) and Best of Show Watercolor - Westlake Art League (2013). Bernie's work has been displayed at many local galleries corporate centers and private collections in Ohio California and England. She has taught watercolor classes at the Beck Center for the Arts in Lakewood and BAYarts in Bay Village. This program is supported in part by the Friends of the Parma Libraries.
This event is full

Story/Craft Room
Wed, Nov 08, 11:00am - 11:30am
Caregivers and their children ages 3-5 not in kindergarten. Join us for rhymes songs fingerplays and stories.

Homework Center
Wed, Nov 08, 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the ESOL program. This class will be led by Aspire Greater Cleveland.

Conference Room A
Wed, Nov 08, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
In partnership with the Greater Cleveland Food Bank we will provide nutritious meals to children after school.

Conference Room A
Wed, Nov 08, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us for a mini-series based on three sports books by local authors. Week 1: James Sulecki will talk about "The Cleveland Rams: The NFL Champs who left too soon." Week 2: Robert Roman will talk about "Ohio State Football: the Forgotten Dawn." Week 3 Carl Goodwin will talk about "The Put-In-Bay Road Races." After each presentation copies of the book will be available for sale and signing.

Homework Center
Wed, Nov 08, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the GED and basic skills preparation program. This class will be led by Aspire Greater Cleveland.

Study Room 1
Thu, Nov 09, 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.

Story/Craft Room
Thu, Nov 09, 10:00am - 10:30am
Caregivers and their children ages 3-5 not in kindergarten. Join us for rhymes songs fingerplays and stories.

Conference Room A
Thu, Nov 09, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
In partnership with the Greater Cleveland Food Bank we will provide nutritious meals to children after school.

Canceled
Thu, Nov 09, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Grades 4 - 5 Girls join the discussion and do creative activities on the second Thursday of each month! What's on your mind? Friendship growing up family? Let's talk! Registration required. Sponsored by the Friends of Parma Libraries. Register online by calling 440-885-5362 or in person beginning Saturday February 11th 2016 at 9:00 AM.

Homework Center
Thu, Nov 09, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the GED and basic skills preparation program. This class will be led by Aspire Greater Cleveland.

Study Room 1
Fri, Nov 10, 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.

Homework Center
Fri, Nov 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Grades K - 8 Engage your imaginative self with open-ended art explorations. Examine the works of art masters and explore various mediums such as paint pastels and clay. All materials are included. This program is presented in partnership with the Cleveland Museum of Art. Sponsored by the Friends of Parma Libraries. Participants may be recorded and/or surveyed to capture programs effectiveness. More information can be found here. http://www.cuyahogalibrary.org/Kids-Teens/Parents-and-Teachers/Parent-Options.aspx No registration is required but attendance may be limited due to space considerations.

Story/Craft Room
Sat, Nov 11, 11:00am - 11:25am
All ages with adult caregiver. Join us for stories songs and fingerplays.

Story/Craft Room
Sat, Nov 11, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged.

Study Room 1
Mon, Nov 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.

Homework Center
Mon, Nov 13, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the GED and basic skills preparation program. This class will be led by Aspire Greater Cleveland.

Story/Craft Room
Mon, Nov 13, 10:00am - 10:20am
Caregivers & their children ages Birth - 18 months. Join us for rhymes songs fingerplays and books.

Conference Room C
Mon, Nov 13, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Please join us for a discussion of the book The Muralist by B.A. Shapiro. Books will be available one month prior to the discussion.

Teen
Mon, Nov 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Gr. 5-8th graders are invited to join our afterschool Maker Monday Program. Our teen space will be transformed into a space for creating tinkering and building. Dates are: 9/11 9/18 9/25/ 10/2 10/9 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20 11/27 12/4 12/11. Join us for a special kick-off/orientation event on *September 11 for parents and students from 4-6 pm. Light dinner served after orientation at this event. Maker Stations Days will include activities such as: Paper Crafts: Duct tape coloring Maker Care: Card making for hospice patents cat blanket for the animal shelter Building: Brick Building and Minecraft challenges Technology: Green Screen Stop Motion LED Flowers Makey Makey Lab Social-Emotional learning skills with Ohio Guidestone Staff. Featuring Special Program Days including: Glowing Greetings DoodleBOTs Video Game Coding & more! with Gigalearn Zine Making with Lake Erie Ink Program is funded by Starting Point Grant in collaboration with OhioGuidestone *Registration and parental consent forms required for participation.

Conference Room A
Mon, Nov 13, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
In partnership with the Greater Cleveland Food Bank we will provide nutritious meals to children after school.

Conference Room C
Mon, Nov 13, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Relax and get in touch with your inner child. Materials and coloring sheets provided. We provide pencils and coloring pages but you may bring your own as well! Registration encouraged but not required.

Story/Craft Room
Mon, Nov 13, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
All ages with adult caregiver. Join us for stories songs and fingerplays.

Conference Room B
Mon, Nov 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
A casual conversation group where native English speakers are paired with new speakers to practice conversation skills. Refreshments discussion prompts and conversation tools will be provided. No registration required. Sponsored by the Friends of Parma Libraries.

Study Room 1
Tue, Nov 14, 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.

Conference Room C
Tue, Nov 14, 10:00am - 11:00am
Please contact the branch for this month's selection. Sponsored by the Friends of Parma Libraries. Pick up books at the circulation desk one month before the discussion.

Story/Craft Room
Tue, Nov 14, 10:30am - 10:50am
Caregivers and their children ages 19-35 months. Join us for rhymes songs fingerplays and stories.

Homework Center
Tue, Nov 14, 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the ESOL program. This class will be led by Aspire Greater Cleveland.

Conference Room A
Tue, Nov 14, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
In partnership with the Greater Cleveland Food Bank we will provide nutritious meals to children after school.

Homework Center
Tue, Nov 14, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the GED and basic skills preparation program. This class will be led by Aspire Greater Cleveland.

Study Room 1
Wed, Nov 15, 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.

Homework Center
Wed, Nov 15, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the GED and basic skills preparation program. This class will be led by Aspire Greater Cleveland.

Story/Craft Room
Wed, Nov 15, 10:00am - 10:20am
Caregivers and their children ages 19-35 months. Join us for rhymes songs fingerplays and stories.

Conference Room C
Wed, Nov 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Explore your creativity with teaching artist Bernie D'Ettorre. The goal of this eight week watercolor painting workshop is to introduce the complexities of watercolor painting and the necessary steps and techniques to succeed in any two-dimensional art form. The basic structure and design techniques you will learn in these workshops can be utilized in any art medium be it oil pastels or acrylics. Participants will show their finished work at a special exhibit and reception on December 2 at 2:00 PM. The workshops are especially for adults age 55 and over. The workshop series is FREE but registration is required and begins on TUESDAY AUGUST 1 AT 9:00 AM. Interested participants must be able to attend all eight workshops to register for this event. Call 440-885-5362 for more information. Teaching artist Bernie D'Ettorre is a signature member of the Ohio Watercolor Society. She has participated in one-woman shows as well as juried events including winning Best of Show - Lakewood Art League (2010 and 2011) and Best of Show Watercolor - Westlake Art League (2013). Bernie's work has been displayed at many local galleries corporate centers and private collections in Ohio California and England. She has taught watercolor classes at the Beck Center for the Arts in Lakewood and BAYarts in Bay Village. This program is supported in part by the Friends of the Parma Libraries.
This event is full

Story/Craft Room
Wed, Nov 15, 11:00am - 11:30am
Caregivers and their children ages 3-5 not in kindergarten. Join us for rhymes songs fingerplays and stories.

Homework Center
Wed, Nov 15, 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the ESOL program. This class will be led by Aspire Greater Cleveland.

Conference Room A
Wed, Nov 15, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
In partnership with the Greater Cleveland Food Bank we will provide nutritious meals to children after school.

Conference Room C
Wed, Nov 15, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us for a discussion of Lost & Found by Brooke Davis. No Registration Required. Books available 30 days prior to discussion.

Homework Center
Wed, Nov 15, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the GED and basic skills preparation program. This class will be led by Aspire Greater Cleveland.

Study Room 1
Thu, Nov 16, 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.

Technology Learning Center
Thu, Nov 16, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Geared toward the beginner this class offers an overview of Microsoft PowerPoint. Create a simple presentation and learn how to add text images and transitions to slides.

Story/Craft Room
Thu, Nov 16, 10:00am - 10:30am
Caregivers and their children ages 3-5 not in kindergarten. Join us for rhymes songs fingerplays and stories.

Technology Learning Center
Thu, Nov 16, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
For those already familiar with PowerPoint build on what you know to take your presentation to the next level. Topics include using slide master and adding animations hyperlinks videos and sound.

Conference Room A
Thu, Nov 16, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
In partnership with the Greater Cleveland Food Bank we will provide nutritious meals to children after school.

Homework Center
Thu, Nov 16, All day
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches. Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation and class information please call 1-833-ASPIRE2 or visit the www.aspiregreatercleveland.org for a list of orientation locations and dates and to learn more about the GED and basic skills preparation program. This class will be led by Aspire Greater Cleveland.

Study Room 1
Fri, Nov 17, 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.

Conference Room A
Fri, Nov 17, 11:00am - 12:30pm
A representative from the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) will be holding a workshop on all things utilities: Energy Choice NOPEC consumer protection and energy efficiency tips. Bring your bills and any questions complaints or concerns you may have with your current utility services.

Homework Center
Fri, Nov 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Grades K - 8 Engage your imaginative self with open-ended art explorations. Examine the works of art masters and explore various mediums such as paint pastels and clay. All materials are included. This program is presented in partnership with the Cleveland Museum of Art. Sponsored by the Friends of Parma Libraries. Participants may be recorded and/or surveyed to capture programs effectiveness. More information can be found here. http://www.cuyahogalibrary.org/Kids-Teens/Parents-and-Teachers/Parent-Options.aspx No registration is required but attendance may be limited due to space considerations.