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American Drama: Our Shared Experience

2018-06-05 19:00:00 2018-06-05 21:00:00 America/New_York American Drama: Our Shared Experience The American Drama Series is for theatre patrons, book readers and the curious who will read classic plays that have made an impact and focus on the universality of life and the common bond we share. Warrensville Heights Branch

Tuesday, June 05
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Add to Calendar 2018-06-05 19:00:00 2018-06-05 21:00:00 America/New_York American Drama: Our Shared Experience The American Drama Series is for theatre patrons, book readers and the curious who will read classic plays that have made an impact and focus on the universality of life and the common bond we share. Warrensville Heights Branch

Warrensville Heights Branch

Large Meeting Room - North (60)

The American Drama Series is for theatre patrons, book readers and the curious who will read classic plays that have made an impact and focus on the universality of life and the common bond we share.

The American Drama Series is for theatre patrons, book readers and the curious within our community. Led by Karamu House former artistic director Terrence Spivey, participants will experience transformative potential of theatrical arts through readings and discussions on classic and contemporary plays that have influenced society and have shown the cultural differences, universality of life and the common bond we all share.

The plays to be discussed in this series are: 

The Colored Museum by George C. Wolfe
The Shadow Box by Michael Christopher
Black Girl J.E. Franklin
Broke-Ology by Nathan Louis Jackson

Each participant will receive their own copy of the plays. Please pick up your copy of The Colored Museum at the Warrensville Heights Branch and read prior to the first class. Class size is limited. Registration is required.

Presented in collaboration with Play Club Series, a program under Spivey’s theatre company Powerful Long Ladder.

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Warrensville Heights Branch

wvhmgr@cuyahogalibrary.org
Phone: 216.464.5280
Fax: 216.464.6475
Branch manager
Ali Boyd

Hours
Mon, Aug 13 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Aug 14 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Aug 15 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Aug 16 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Aug 17 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sat, Aug 18 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sun, Aug 19 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

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

Upcoming events

Sat, Aug 18, 10:00am - 11:30am
Friends of Warrensville Library Monthly Meeting in the Large Study Room

Large Meeting Room - North (60)
Sat, Aug 18, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Can you find Dr. Alexander and return to 2018 before your time machine runs out of fuel? Solve the puzzles, find the clues and beat the clock!
This event is full

Large Quiet Study Room (20)
Mon, Aug 20, 9:00am - 5:00pm
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Conference Room A (24)
Mon, Aug 20, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Story/Craft Room (58)
Mon, Aug 20, 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Kids' Cafe

Large Quiet Study Room (20)
Mon, Aug 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Step up to the mic and express yourself! Hosted by Uplyff.

Large Quiet Study Room (20)
Tue, Aug 21, 9:00am - 5:00pm
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Technology Learning Center (16)
Tue, Aug 21, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Registration opens 30 days prior to the class date.
This event is full

Homework Center/Story & Craft Room (162)
Tue, Aug 21, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Join us for a five-week club that will boost your baby's brain through play. Connect with your kid(s) and other families, plus get answers about your growing child.

Technology Learning Center (16)
Tue, Aug 21, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration opens 30 days prior to the class date.
This event is full

Story/Craft Room (58)
Tue, Aug 21, 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Kids' Cafe

Tue, Aug 21, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Come during this time for drop-in orientation for our recording studio. Expect sessions to last between 20-30 minutes.

Large Quiet Study Room (20)
Wed, Aug 22, 9:00am - 5:00pm
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Conference Room A (24)
Wed, Aug 22, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED®/HSE classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Story/Craft Room (58)
Wed, Aug 22, 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Kids' Cafe

Large Meeting Room - South (90)
Wed, Aug 22, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
The Small Enterprise Education Development Series is for entrepreneurs who are ready to enhance their business idea or expand an existing small enterprise into a viable and profitable business.

Large Quiet Study Room (20)
Thu, Aug 23, 9:00am - 5:00pm
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Conference Room A (24)
Thu, Aug 23, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Large Meeting Room - North (60)
Thu, Aug 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn essential skills needed to navigate and utilize your Android smartphone or tablet. Please bring your own device for practice.

Story/Craft Room (58)
Thu, Aug 23, 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Kids' Cafe

Homework Center (104)
Thu, Aug 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Teen community garden mural workshop.

Large Quiet Study Room (20)
Fri, Aug 24, 9:00am - 5:00pm
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Story/Craft Room (58)
Fri, Aug 24, 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Kids' Cafe

Technology Learning Center (16)
Sat, Aug 25, 10:00am - 1:00pm
To understand who you are you need to know your family first. Join Genealogy Tracers and learn ways to search the mysteries of your ancestors.

Large Quiet Study Room (20)
Mon, Aug 27, 9:00am - 5:00pm
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Conference Room A (24)
Mon, Aug 27, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED®/HSE classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Story/Craft Room (58)
Mon, Aug 27, 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Kids' Cafe

Large Quiet Study Room (20)
Mon, Aug 27, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Step up to the mic and express yourself! Hosted by Uplyff.

Large Quiet Study Room (20)
Tue, Aug 28, 9:00am - 5:00pm
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Homework Center/Story & Craft Room (162)
Tue, Aug 28, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Join us for a five-week club that will boost your baby's brain through play. Connect with your kid(s) and other families, plus get answers about your growing child.

Story/Craft Room (58)
Tue, Aug 28, 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Kids' Cafe

Tue, Aug 28, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Come during this time for drop-in orientation for our recording studio. Expect sessions to last between 20-30 minutes.

Large Quiet Study Room (20)
Wed, Aug 29, 9:00am - 5:00pm
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Conference Room A (24)
Wed, Aug 29, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED®/HSE classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Story/Craft Room (58)
Wed, Aug 29, 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Kids' Cafe

Large Meeting Room - South (90)
Wed, Aug 29, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
The Small Enterprise Education Development Series is for entrepreneurs who are ready to enhance their business idea or expand an existing small enterprise into a viable and profitable business.

Large Quiet Study Room (20)
Thu, Aug 30, 9:00am - 5:00pm
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Conference Room A (24)
Thu, Aug 30, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED®/HSE classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Story/Craft Room (58)
Thu, Aug 30, 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Kids' Cafe

Homework Center (104)
Thu, Aug 30, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Teen community garden mural workshop.

Large Quiet Study Room (20)
Fri, Aug 31, 9:00am - 5:00pm
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Story/Craft Room (58)
Fri, Aug 31, 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Kids' Cafe

Large Quiet Study Room (20)
Mon, Sep 03, 9:00am - 5:30pm
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Large Quiet Study Room (20)
Tue, Sep 04, 9:00am - 5:30pm
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Homework Center/Story & Craft Room (162)
Tue, Sep 04, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Join us for a five-week club that will boost your baby's brain through play. Connect with your kid(s) and other families, plus get answers about your growing child.

Story/Craft Room (58)
Tue, Sep 04, 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Kids' Cafe

Large Quiet Study Room (20)
Wed, Sep 05, 9:00am - 5:30pm
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Conference Room A (24)
Wed, Sep 05, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED®/HSE classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Story/Craft Room (58)
Wed, Sep 05, 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Kids' Cafe

Homework Center (104)
Wed, Sep 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Explore circuits with Chibi Lights!

Large Quiet Study Room (20)
Thu, Sep 06, 9:00am - 5:30pm
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Story/Craft Room (58)
Thu, Sep 06, 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Kids' Cafe

Homework Center (104)
Thu, Sep 06, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Teen community garden mural workshop.

Conference Room B (24)
Thu, Sep 06, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
"Go back and fetch it" is the translation of the Ghanaian word Sankofa. Our new book discussion will highlight books that go back and examine African American history and heritage.

Large Quiet Study Room (20)
Fri, Sep 07, 9:00am - 5:30pm
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Story/Craft Room (58)
Fri, Sep 07, 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Kids' Cafe

Homework Center (104)
Sat, Sep 08, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Ages 7-10. Build STEAM skills and explore the world of WeDo robots in this afternoon adventure.

Story/Craft Room (58)
Sat, Sep 08, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Join us for an afternoon full of computer games, food, and books!

Large Quiet Study Room (20)
Mon, Sep 10, 9:00am - 5:30pm
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Conference Room A (24)
Mon, Sep 10, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes.

Story/Craft Room (58)
Mon, Sep 10, 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Kids' Cafe

Large Meeting Room - North (60)
Mon, Sep 10, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Come learn how to command a crowd with your voice and create sound recordings of yourself. The four-week class will teach the basics of public speaking and how to use the recording studio.

Mon, Sep 10, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

Large Quiet Study Room (20)
Mon, Sep 10, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Step up to the mic and express yourself! Hosted by the Friends of the Warrensville Library.

Large Quiet Study Room (20)
Tue, Sep 11, 9:00am - 5:30pm
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Homework Center/Story & Craft Room (162)
Tue, Sep 11, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Join us for a five-week club that will boost your baby's brain through play. Connect with your kid(s) and other families, plus get answers about your growing child.

Story/Craft Room (58)
Tue, Sep 11, 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Kids' Cafe

Technology Learning Center (16)
Tue, Sep 11, 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Are you a teen looking for a job? Join us to learn about how to write a stellar resume!

Homework Center/Story & Craft Room (162)
Tue, Sep 11, 6:45pm - 7:45pm
For children entering kindergarten in the Fall of 2018, not in a preschool or child care center.

Technology Learning Center (16)
Tue, Sep 11, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Library offers FREE tech training classes that cover digital literacy basics, Windows 10, Microsoft Office programs, digital imaging and cloud computing.

Large Quiet Study Room (20)
Wed, Sep 12, 9:00am - 5:30pm
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Conference Room A (24)
Wed, Sep 12, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes.

Conference Room A (24)
Wed, Sep 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
The Perfect Mother by Aimee Molloy

Large Meeting Room - North (60)
Wed, Sep 12, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Instill the love of art and creativity in your child by allowing them to get their hands dirty and explore art in its many forms! Registration Requested. Dress for mess.

Story/Craft Room (58)
Wed, Sep 12, 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Kids' Cafe

Large Quiet Study Room (20)
Thu, Sep 13, 9:00am - 5:30pm
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Conference Room A (24)
Thu, Sep 13, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes.

Conference Room B (24)
Thu, Sep 13, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Learn essential skills needed to navigate and utilize your iPad or iPhone. Bring your own device, or use one of our iPads.

Story/Craft Room (58)
Thu, Sep 13, 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Kids' Cafe

Thu, Sep 13, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Explore different artists and styles, then try it for yourself!

Homework Center (104)
Thu, Sep 13, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Teen community garden mural workshop.

Large Quiet Study Room (20)
Fri, Sep 14, 9:00am - 5:30pm
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Large Meeting Room - North (60)
Fri, Sep 14, 10:00am - 11:00am
Celebrate the fall with artistic expression. Learn some basic rhythms and get moving!

Story/Craft Room (58)
Fri, Sep 14, 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Kids' Cafe

Sat, Sep 15, 10:00am - 11:30am
Friends of Warrensville Library Monthly Meeting in the Large Study Room

Homework Center/Story & Craft Room (162)
Sat, Sep 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Get ready for fall by designing your own leaf print T-shirt.

Large Quiet Study Room (20)
Mon, Sep 17, 9:00am - 5:30pm
An Ohio Means Jobs Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call ahead to confirm the Job Specialists availability.

Conference Room A (24)
Mon, Sep 17, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes.

Story/Craft Room (58)
Mon, Sep 17, 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Kids' Cafe

Large Meeting Room - North (60)
Mon, Sep 17, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Come learn how to command a crowd with your voice and create sound recordings of yourself. The four-week class will teach the basics of public speaking and how to use the recording studio.

Mon, Sep 17, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

Large Quiet Study Room (20)
Mon, Sep 17, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Step up to the mic and express yourself! Hosted by the Friends of the Warrensville Library.