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35th Annual Western Reserve Writers Conference

2018-04-28 09:00:00 2018-04-28 16:30:00 America/New_York 35th Annual Western Reserve Writers Conference The William N. Skirball Writers' Center proudly hosts the Western Reserve Writers’ Conference for a third year, making it free of charge for writers. South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch

Saturday, April 28
9:00am - 4:30pm

Add to Calendar 2018-04-28 09:00:00 2018-04-28 16:30:00 America/New_York 35th Annual Western Reserve Writers Conference The William N. Skirball Writers' Center proudly hosts the Western Reserve Writers’ Conference for a third year, making it free of charge for writers. South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch

The William N. Skirball Writers' Center proudly hosts the Western Reserve Writers’ Conference for a third year, making it free of charge for writers.

*PARKING also available at Notre Dame College, directly across from the library. Uniformed personnel will be available during library hours to help pedestrians cross South Green Road.*

9:00-9:30 AM / REGISTRATION, CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST, COFFEE


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: Literary Agent Elizabeth Kaplan in Conversation 

Literary agent Elizabeth Kaplan will be interviewed by her client and current Cuyahoga County Public Library Writer in Residence Claire McMillan about Ms. Kaplan's job as an agent, how she approaches representing authors, how she chooses new clients, her advice for writers seeking an agent, and her thoughts on trends in the publishing industry.  There will be time for audience Q&A. 

Elizabeth Kaplan has represented numerous critically acclaimed and best-selling authors throughout her 20-year career as a literary agent, including Greg Mortenson, E. Lockhart, and Michael Ruhlman. After graduating from the University of Michigan, Elizabeth moved to New York City and began her publishing career as the assistant to Jim Silberman, the founder of Summit Books. Elizabeth worked as an editor at Summit for three years before moving on to assist another publishing legend, the literary agent Sterling Lord. Before beginning her own agency in 2002, she worked as an agent at Sterling Lord Literistic and the Ellen Levine Agency. Elizabeth's main areas of focus include literary fiction, young adult fiction, narrative nonfiction (especially issue-based books), history, biography, food writing and cookbooks and memoir.

Claire McMillan, the current Writer in Residence at the William N. Skirball Writers' Center, is the author of The Necklace, an intoxicating novel set in Cleveland that BookPage calls "absorbing." Her debut novel, Gilded Age, also set in Cleveland, transforms Edith Wharton's House of Mirth into a powerful modern story of one woman's struggle with independence and love. McMillan grew up in and around Pasadena, CA. She practiced complex corporate litigation in San Francisco until 2003 and then received an MFA in creative writing from Bennington College. She lives on a family farm near Cleveland with her husband and their two children.

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

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

1. The Seven Universal Plots / Claire McMillan. CCPL’s Writer in Residence and Simon & Schuster author, Claire McMillan, will teach you how to deepen character by thinking about the seven universal plots.   

2.  Taboo Writing / Laura Walter. Learn how to respectfully approach controversial subject matter in your writing and how to face common challenges and pitfalls.

3. *Powerful Words for Powerful Nonfiction Prose / Sunny Morton. Powerful prose is lean and muscular. Learn to adjust your writing for a strong technical manual, slim precise ad copy, or toned-and-smooth consumer prose.

11:30-11:45 AM / BREAK & PREARRANGED EDITING SESSIONS. Individual editing sessions with editors Judy Allen and Laura Walter.

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

1. What's the Real Story and How to Get It / Mike Olszewski. With this veteran writer’s help, explore different research methods and learn how to get the real story you need for that nonfiction article or book.

2.  *The All-Important Query Letter / Deanna R. Adams. Writing a good query letter is an art, and one you’ll need to perfect if sending your work to an agent or traditional publisher.

3. *Writing the Personal Essay / Jacqueline Marino. Develop your story senses, from inspiration to completed personal essay.

12:45-1:45 PM / LUNCH BREAK PLUS BOOK SALE & AUTHOR SIGNINGS
Brown bag or go out. Restaurant map available at registration table.

1:30-1:45 PM / PREARRANGED EDITING SESSIONS. Individual editing sessions with editors Judy Allen and Laura Walter.

1:45-2:45 PM / FIRST PAGE CRITIQUE. Panelists Elizabeth Kaplan, Claire McMillan and Renee Rosen. Submit the first page of your work in progress (prose only, fiction or nonfiction) at check-in on conference morning. Submissions must be double-spaced, Times New Roman-12, with Title/Genre. 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. Individual editing sessions with editors Judy Allen and Laura Walter.  

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

1. *Revise & Edit Like a Pro / Renee Rosen. Explore the importance of editing and revision, how to effectively polish your work and get it in shape for submitting to agents and editors.

2. The Benefits of Blogging / Jill Grunenwald. Learn how blogging can help you engage with your readers, plus the best ways to create valuable and memorable content.

3. 15 Tips for Writing a Play / Kelly Boyer Sagert. Kelly will share step-by-step how to write a script.

4:00-4:15 PM / PREARRANGED EDITING SESSIONS. Individual editing sessions with editors Judy Allen and Laura Walter.

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

TAGS: | Writing |

South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch

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

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

Tue, Jul 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.

Tue, Jul 17, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Children entering Kindergarten. Build Kindergarten skills through basic dance movements, digital play, and music! Daily snack. Register in person only at the children’s desk beginning May 9th.

Tue, Jul 17, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Meeting Room B (100)
Tue, Jul 17, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Meeting Room 162 (20)
Tue, Jul 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Join us for a quarterly morning book discussion group of memoir titles, as we discuss new and interesting life stories.

Tue, Jul 17, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Tue, Jul 17, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Are you 18 or younger? Looking for a place to have lunch this summer? Come to the library where we will be serving brown bag lunches provided by the Cleveland Food bank. While supplies last.

Meeting Room A (97)
Tue, Jul 17, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Sing along with song clips from the '40s, '50s and '60s, including songs such as Take Me Out to the Ballgame, You’re A Grand Old Flag, and many more.

Wed, Jul 18, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Children entering Kindergarten. Build Kindergarten skills through basic dance movements, digital play, and music! Daily snack. Register in person only at the children’s desk beginning May 9th.

Wed, Jul 18, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Are you 18 or younger? Looking for a place to have lunch this summer? Come to the library where we will be serving brown bag lunches provided by the Cleveland Food bank. While supplies last.

Meeting Room A+B+C (274)
Wed, Jul 18, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Mystery authors Annie Hogsett and David Pepper will visit to discuss the latest in their respective series.

Thu, Jul 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.

Thu, Jul 19, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Children entering Kindergarten. Build Kindergarten skills through basic dance movements, digital play, and music! Daily snack. Register in person only at the children’s desk beginning May 9th.

Thu, Jul 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books.

Meeting Room B (100)
Thu, Jul 19, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Thu, Jul 19, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Are you 18 or younger? Looking for a place to have lunch this summer? Come to the library where we will be serving brown bag lunches provided by the Cleveland Food bank. While supplies last.

Thu, Jul 19, 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

Meeting Room 162 (20)
Thu, Jul 19, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Get feedback on your poem.

Storytime Room (125)
Thu, Jul 19, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

Fri, Jul 20, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Are you 18 or younger? Looking for a place to have lunch this summer? Come to the library where we will be serving brown bag lunches provided by the Cleveland Food bank. While supplies last.

Meeting Room 162 (20)
Fri, Jul 20, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Dedicated time every Friday afternoon this summer to work on your writing project in the company of other writers.

Meeting Room A+B+C (274)
Sat, Jul 21, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Resources to help you write and self-publish Inspirational books.

Storytime Room (125)
Sat, Jul 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
Celebrate the summer in style at our Toddler Summer Dance Party! Wear your coolest shades and we’ll provide the tunes. For toddlers and their caregivers.

Meeting Room 162 (20)
Sat, Jul 21, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Wall Street Journal best-selling author Abby L. Vandiver will be talking about her newest mystery, Secrets, Lies and Crawfish Pies, the first in a new series.

Sat, Jul 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Attend an orientation to become a user of 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.

Meeting Room 162 (20)
Sun, Jul 22, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Join other family caregivers in a supportive creative nonfiction workshop.

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

Mon, Jul 23, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Are you 18 or younger? Looking for a place to have lunch this summer? Come to the library where we will be serving brown bag lunches provided by the Cleveland Food bank. While supplies last.

Homework Center (56)
Mon, Jul 23, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Dive into digital animation techniques, hardware, and software. Aspiring animation enthusiasts will explore the principals of animation and learn how to bring digital characters to life. Ages 11-18.
This event is full

Homework Center (56)
Mon, Jul 23, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us as we explore the art of coloring for relaxation and enjoyment. Bring your friends, your coloring books and supplies, and your imagination.

Meeting Room 162 (20)
Mon, Jul 23, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Create essays or memoir using advice from To Show and To Tell by Phillip Lopate
Registration is now closed

Mon, Jul 23, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Attend an orientation to become a user of 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, Jul 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.

Storytime Room (125)
Tue, Jul 24, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Meeting Room A (97)
Tue, Jul 24, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Storytime Room (125)
Tue, Jul 24, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Tue, Jul 24, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Are you 18 or younger? Looking for a place to have lunch this summer? Come to the library where we will be serving brown bag lunches provided by the Cleveland Food bank. While supplies last.

Homework Center (56)
Tue, Jul 24, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Dive into digital animation techniques, hardware, and software. Aspiring animation enthusiasts will explore the principals of animation and learn how to bring digital characters to life. Ages 11-18.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 25, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Are you 18 or younger? Looking for a place to have lunch this summer? Come to the library where we will be serving brown bag lunches provided by the Cleveland Food bank. While supplies last.

Homework Center (56)
Wed, Jul 25, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Dive into digital animation techniques, hardware, and software. Aspiring animation enthusiasts will explore the principals of animation and learn how to bring digital characters to life. Ages 11-18.
This event is full

Storytime Room (125)
Wed, Jul 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Sing Let It Go! Sing You’re Welcome! Let’s SING! Explore the fundamentals of proper vocal technique including healthy warm-ups, breath support, control, pitch, diction and projection

Meeting Room 162 (20)
Wed, Jul 25, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Demystify the literary magazine submission process with practical advice.

Wed, Jul 25, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us for an introduction to our audio converting equipment available in the Memory Lab. We will cover how to update your vinyl records and audio cassette tapes to digital files.

Thu, Jul 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.

Storytime Room (125)
Thu, Jul 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books.

Meeting Room A (97)
Thu, Jul 26, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Thu, Jul 26, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Are you 18 or younger? Looking for a place to have lunch this summer? Come to the library where we will be serving brown bag lunches provided by the Cleveland Food bank. While supplies last.

Homework Center (56)
Thu, Jul 26, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Dive into digital animation techniques, hardware, and software. Aspiring animation enthusiasts will explore the principals of animation and learn how to bring digital characters to life. Ages 11-18.
This event is full

Storytime Room (125)
Thu, Jul 26, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

Fri, Jul 27, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Are you 18 or younger? Looking for a place to have lunch this summer? Come to the library where we will be serving brown bag lunches provided by the Cleveland Food bank. While supplies last.

Homework Center (56)
Fri, Jul 27, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Dive into digital animation techniques, hardware, and software. Aspiring animation enthusiasts will explore the principals of animation and learn how to bring digital characters to life. Ages 11-18.
This event is full

Meeting Room 162 (20)
Fri, Jul 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Dedicated time every Friday afternoon this summer to work on your writing project in the company of other writers.

Sat, Jul 28, 10:00am - 11:00am
Drop in sound recording orientations. Sessions typically last 20-30 minutes. The last orientation session will not start after 10:45 AM. Make sure to bring your library card

Tech Classroom (48)
Sat, Jul 28, 10:00am - 11:00am
Introduction to Pressbooks Public.
This event is full

Storytime Room (125)
Sat, Jul 28, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join Zenworks Yoga for a story time yoga program of breathing bending posing and lots of fun! Mats provided.

Sat, Jul 28, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Part 2 is a Work Session in the Tech Lab. Prerequisite: Part 1.

Sat, Jul 28, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
One-on-one meetings with Deanna Adams, a seasoned multi-published writer to discuss your writing needs.

Meeting Room 162 (20)
Sun, Jul 29, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Join other family caregivers in a supportive creative nonfiction workshop.

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

Mon, Jul 30, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Are you 18 or younger? Looking for a place to have lunch this summer? Come to the library where we will be serving brown bag lunches provided by the Cleveland Food bank. While supplies last.

Homework Center (56)
Mon, Jul 30, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us as we explore the art of coloring for relaxation and enjoyment. Bring your friends, your coloring books and supplies, and your imagination.

Meeting Room 162 (20)
Mon, Jul 30, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Create essays or memoir using advice from To Show and To Tell by Phillip Lopate
Registration is now closed

Tue, Jul 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.

Storytime Room (125)
Tue, Jul 31, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Meeting Room A (97)
Tue, Jul 31, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Storytime Room (125)
Tue, Jul 31, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Tue, Jul 31, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Are you 18 or younger? Looking for a place to have lunch this summer? Come to the library where we will be serving brown bag lunches provided by the Cleveland Food bank. While supplies last.

Meeting Room A+B (197)
Tue, Jul 31, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us on a great adventure as we travel from sea to shining sea discovering great American legends.

Tech Classroom (48)
Wed, Aug 01, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Registration opens 30 days prior to the class date.

Wed, Aug 01, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Are you 18 or younger? Looking for a place to have lunch this summer? Come to the library where we will be serving brown bag lunches provided by the Cleveland Food bank. While supplies last.

Tech Classroom (48)
Wed, Aug 01, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration opens 30 days prior to the class date.

Thu, Aug 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.

Meeting Room A (97)
Thu, Aug 02, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Thu, Aug 02, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Are you 18 or younger? Looking for a place to have lunch this summer? Come to the library where we will be serving brown bag lunches provided by the Cleveland Food bank. While supplies last.

Thu, Aug 02, 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

Meeting Room 162 (20)
Thu, Aug 02, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Curious about self-publishing?

Fri, Aug 03, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Are you 18 or younger? Looking for a place to have lunch this summer? Come to the library where we will be serving brown bag lunches provided by the Cleveland Food bank. While supplies last.

Meeting Room 162 (20)
Fri, Aug 03, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Dedicated time every Friday afternoon this summer to work on your writing project in the company of other writers.

Sat, Aug 04, 10:00am - 11:00am
Attend an orientation to become a user of 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.

Meeting Room 162 (20)
Sun, Aug 05, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Join other family caregivers in a supportive creative nonfiction workshop.

Mon, Aug 06, 9:00am - 3:00pm
A Veterans Service Commission representative will be available for assistance.

Mon, Aug 06, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Are you 18 or younger? Looking for a place to have lunch this summer? Come to the library where we will be serving brown bag lunches provided by the Cleveland Food bank. While supplies last.

Mon, Aug 06, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Attend an orientation to become a user of 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.

Homework Center (56)
Mon, Aug 06, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us as we explore the art of coloring for relaxation and enjoyment. Bring your friends, your coloring books and supplies, and your imagination.

Meeting Room B+C (177)
Mon, Aug 06, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
P.A.L.S. for Healing will lead a series of art therapy workshops to help deal with grief and loss. All ages are welcome to participate in this journey towards healing. No art skills necessary.
This event is full

Meeting Room 162 (20)
Mon, Aug 06, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Create essays or memoir using advice from To Show and To Tell by Phillip Lopate
Registration is now closed

Tue, Aug 07, 9:00am - 3:00pm
A Veterans Service Commission representative will be available for assistance.

Tue, Aug 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.

Storytime Room (125)
Tue, Aug 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for a five-week club that will boost your toddler's brain through play. Connect with your kid(s) and other families, plus get answers about your growing child. Siblings aged 0-5 welcome.

Meeting Room A (97)
Tue, Aug 07, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Tue, Aug 07, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Are you 18 or younger? Looking for a place to have lunch this summer? Come to the library where we will be serving brown bag lunches provided by the Cleveland Food bank. While supplies last.

Homework Center (56)
Tue, Aug 07, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Learn some positive ways to manage stress through meditation and journaling. For Grades 7th-12th.

Meeting Room 162 (20)
Tue, Aug 07, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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, Aug 08, 9:00am - 3:00pm
A Veterans Service Commission representative will be available for assistance.

Wed, Aug 08, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Are you 18 or younger? Looking for a place to have lunch this summer? Come to the library where we will be serving brown bag lunches provided by the Cleveland Food bank. While supplies last.

Homework Center (56)
Wed, Aug 08, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Meet fellow anime fans as we explore a mix of the classics and the latest shows. We'll also have art supplies available if you'd like to show off your skills! For grades 7-12.

Meeting Room 162 (20)
Wed, Aug 08, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Fiction writers with at least one workshop experience who understand how workshops proceed will bring in previously written stories or chapters from novels that have gone through at least one draft.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Aug 08, 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

Meeting Room A+B+C (274)
Wed, Aug 08, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Cleveland author Ylleya Fields will visit to share her award-winning children’s books starring Princess Cupcake Jones.

Thu, Aug 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.

Meeting Room 162 (20)
Thu, Aug 09, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Thu, Aug 09, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Are you 18 or younger? Looking for a place to have lunch this summer? Come to the library where we will be serving brown bag lunches provided by the Cleveland Food bank. While supplies last.

Meeting Room 162 (20)
Thu, Aug 09, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Fiction writers new to the workshop experience will learn how to give and receive comments on your and others' writing in a group setting.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Aug 10, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Are you 18 or younger? Looking for a place to have lunch this summer? Come to the library where we will be serving brown bag lunches provided by the Cleveland Food bank. While supplies last.

Meeting Room 162 (20)
Fri, Aug 10, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Dedicated time every Friday afternoon this summer to work on your writing project in the company of other writers.

Meeting Room 162 (20)
Sun, Aug 12, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Join other family caregivers in a supportive creative nonfiction workshop.

Mon, Aug 13, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
For children entering kindergarten in the fall 2018, not in a preschool or child care center.

Homework Center (56)
Mon, Aug 13, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us as we explore the art of coloring for relaxation and enjoyment. Bring your friends, your coloring books and supplies, and your imagination.

Meeting Room 162 (20)
Mon, Aug 13, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Create essays or memoir using advice from To Show and To Tell by Phillip Lopate
Registration is now closed

Tue, Aug 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.

Storytime Room (125)
Tue, Aug 14, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for a five-week club that will boost your toddler's brain through play. Connect with your kid(s) and other families, plus get answers about your growing child. Siblings aged 0-5 welcome.

Meeting Room A (97)
Tue, Aug 14, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Wed, Aug 15, 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.

Meeting Room 162 (20)
Wed, Aug 15, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Make your dream of becoming a full-time writer a reality.

Thu, Aug 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.

Meeting Room A (97)
Thu, Aug 16, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Thu, Aug 16, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Drop in sound recording orientations. Sessions typically last 20-30 minutes. The last orientation session will not begin after 3:45 PM. Make sure to bring your library card.

Meeting Room 162 (20)
Thu, Aug 16, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Get feedback on your poem.

Meeting Room A (97)
Thu, Aug 16, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Come learn what every parent needs to know about parenting the anxious child including how to differentiate worry and anxiety.