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Second Sunday Poets

A new poetry open mic, moderated by the City of South Euclid's first Poet Laureate, "Doc" Janning.

Calling all poets! Join us for a new poetry open mic every second Sunday of the month. It's open to all poets, 18 and over. We'll follow a round-robin format, with a featured reader to begin. You may bring more than one poem to read.

Featured reader:

Mimi Plevin-Foust has worn many hats in addition to her lifelong commitment to writing. She has worked as a glass artist, bartender, documentary film producer, and career consultant. Her poetry, screenplays and articles have been published by Carve Magazine, LearnVest/Forbes.com, Fourteen Hills, POZ Magazine, Sanskrit Literary-Arts Magazine, SCRIPT and more. Mimi received an M.F.A. in Dramatic Writing from NYU and recently won the Gordon Square Review Poetry Contest. She’s produced or associate produced documentaries aired on PBS, screened at film festivals, and distributed nationwide. She shares a 105-year-old home in Cleveland with assorted Airbnb guests as well as her husband, daughter, and cats.

Her publications and prizes are many. She has been included in: Carve Magazine, Forge, Fourteen Hills, Gordon Square Review, Sanskrit, Spank the Carp, Stickman Review, and Willow Review

She has won the Gordon Square Review Poetry Contest for her poem On the Anniversary of the Kent State Shootings. She was the 2016 Fellow, Cleveland Jewish Arts and Culture Lab, and won the Rose Low Rome Memorial Prize in Poetry and The Kim Ann Arstark Award in Poetry. She was a finalist for, Writers Guild of America East Foundation Fellowships, for film treatment of Insecurity and the screenplay The Blonde. Semi-Finalist, the Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for screenplays Behind the Veil and Yaddo (in top 30 scripts of 3400 submitted). New York Foundation for the Arts Artist-in-Residence at I.S. 137’s Gifted and Talented Program, Bronx, NY, sponsored by Bronx Creative Arts for Youth, and the Leo Jaffe Scholarship. Tisch School of the Arts, New York University.

Her favorite authors are: Aliki Barnstone, Zeina Hashem Beck, Billy Collins, Barbara Myerhoff, Mary Oliver, and Grace Paley.

M.A. "Doc" Janning was sworn in as the City of South Euclid's inaugural Poet Laureate in October 2018. Doc grew up in East Cleveland and, after graduating from Western Reserve University and the Ohio College of Podiactric Medicine, became a Podiatrist. He's been active in the Boy Scouts of America for over 40 years. He also writes fiction, memoir, and nonfiction. His Facebook page, "Tears of My Soul," has nearly 6000 followers worldwide.

TAGS: | Writing |

South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch

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

Hours
Mon, Jul 06 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Jul 07 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jul 08 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jul 09 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jul 10 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sat, Jul 11 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sun, Jul 12 Closed

About the branch

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

Upcoming events

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Sun, Jul 12, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
A new poetry open mic, moderated by the City of South Euclid's first Poet Laureate, "Doc" Janning.

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Mon, Jul 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

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Mon, Jul 13, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Mon, Jul 13, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free grab-and-go lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

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Mon, Jul 13, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

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Mon, Jul 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us for an introduction to our audio converting equipment in the Memory Lab. Learn how to update your vinyl records and audio cassette tapes to digital files.

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Tue, Jul 14, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

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Tue, Jul 14, 10:00am - 12:30pm
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.

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Tue, Jul 14, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Tue, Jul 14, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free grab-and-go lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

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Tue, Jul 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

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Tue, Jul 14, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Four-part series about writing books for children, focusing on chapter books and middle grade novels.

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Wed, Jul 15, 10:00am - 1:00pm
The Library offers FREE tech training classes that cover digital literacy basics, Windows 10, Microsoft Office programs, digital imaging and cloud computing.

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Wed, Jul 15, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Wed, Jul 15, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free grab-and-go lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

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Wed, Jul 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

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Wed, Jul 15, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Bring copies of a 1-2 page writing sample to practice editing techniques.

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Thu, Jul 16, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books.

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Thu, Jul 16, 10:00am - 12:30pm
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.

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Thu, Jul 16, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Thu, Jul 16, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free grab-and-go lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

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Thu, Jul 16, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Speak one-on-one with Dr. Mary Weems, the 2019-2020 Writer in Residence.

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Thu, Jul 16, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

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Fri, Jul 17, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Fri, Jul 17, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free grab-and-go lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

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Fri, Jul 17, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Dedicated time every Friday afternoon to work on your writing project in the company of other writers.

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Fri, Jul 17, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

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Sat, Jul 18, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
One-on-one meetings with Deanna Adams, a seasoned multi-published writer to discuss your writing needs.

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Mon, Jul 20, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

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Mon, Jul 20, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Mon, Jul 20, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free grab-and-go lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

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Mon, Jul 20, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

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Tue, Jul 21, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

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Tue, Jul 21, 10:00am - 12:30pm
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.

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Tue, Jul 21, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Tue, Jul 21, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free grab-and-go lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

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Tue, Jul 21, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

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Wed, Jul 22, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Wed, Jul 22, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free grab-and-go lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

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Wed, Jul 22, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

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Wed, Jul 22, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn the fundamentals of digital marketing.

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Thu, Jul 23, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books.

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Thu, Jul 23, 10:00am - 12:30pm
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.

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Thu, Jul 23, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Thu, Jul 23, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free grab-and-go lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

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Thu, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

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Fri, Jul 24, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Fri, Jul 24, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free grab-and-go lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Canceled
Fri, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Dedicated time every Friday afternoon to work on your writing project in the company of other writers.

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Fri, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

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Mon, Jul 27, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

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Mon, Jul 27, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Mon, Jul 27, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free grab-and-go lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

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Mon, Jul 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

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Tue, Jul 28, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 28, 10:00am - 12:30pm
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.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 28, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Tue, Jul 28, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free grab-and-go lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 28, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
The Library offers FREE tech training classes that cover digital literacy basics, Windows 10, Microsoft Office programs, digital imaging and cloud computing.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 28, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

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Wed, Jul 29, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Wed, Jul 29, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free grab-and-go lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

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Wed, Jul 29, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

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Wed, Jul 29, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn the fundamentals of digital marketing.

Canceled
Thu, Jul 30, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books.

Canceled
Thu, Jul 30, 10:00am - 12:30pm
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.

Canceled
Thu, Jul 30, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Thu, Jul 30, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free grab-and-go lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Canceled
Thu, Jul 30, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

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Fri, Jul 31, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Fri, Jul 31, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free grab-and-go lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Canceled
Fri, Jul 31, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Dedicated time every Friday afternoon to work on your writing project in the company of other writers.

Canceled
Fri, Jul 31, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

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Sun, Aug 02, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
A new, peer-led creative writing group at the Writer’s Center, meeting the first Sunday of every month.

Mon, Aug 03, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free grab-and-go lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Canceled
Mon, Aug 03, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Artist, Rozenia Cunningham will teach beginners to advanced students various mediums and painting techniques through guided instruction.

Canceled
Tue, Aug 04, 10:00am - 12:30pm
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 04, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free grab-and-go lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Aug 05, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free grab-and-go lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Canceled
Wed, Aug 05, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Join our Kindergarten Club if you have a child entering kindergarten this fall who is not in a preschool or childcare center.

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Wed, Aug 05, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
For teens 6-12 grade. Learn how to incorporate technology into your art and take home your very own green screen picture.

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Wed, Aug 05, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn the fundamentals of digital marketing.

Canceled
Thu, Aug 06, 10:00am - 12:30pm
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.

Canceled
Thu, Aug 06, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Call the Reference Desk to sign up for one-on-one help with your Memory Lab conversion project. Participants must have completed an orientation prior to attending. 

Thu, Aug 06, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free grab-and-go lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Canceled
Thu, Aug 06, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Curious about self-publishing?

Fri, Aug 07, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free grab-and-go lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Canceled
Fri, Aug 07, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Dedicated time every Friday afternoon to work on your writing project in the company of other writers.

Canceled
Sun, Aug 09, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Playful revision techniques for all poets.

Canceled
Sun, Aug 09, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
A new poetry open mic, moderated by the City of South Euclid's first Poet Laureate, "Doc" Janning.

Canceled
Mon, Aug 10, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Artist, Rozenia Cunningham will teach beginners to advanced students various mediums and painting techniques through guided instruction.