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American Drama: Our Shared Experience

2018-06-19 19:00:00 2018-06-19 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 19
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Add to Calendar 2018-06-19 19:00:00 2018-06-19 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, Jun 17 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Jun 18 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jun 19 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jun 20 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jun 21 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sat, Jun 22 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sun, Jun 23 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

Wed, Jun 19, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Large Meeting Room - South (90)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Jun 19, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Homework Center (104)
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Wed, Jun 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Drop in sound recording orientations. No registration required. Sessions typically last 20-30 minutes. The last orientation will not start after 4:00 PM. Bring your library card or a photo ID.

Wed, Jun 19, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Homework Center (104)
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Thu, Jun 20, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Large Meeting Room - South (90)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Jun 20, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Homework Center (104)
Want to make your own video games? We’ll start with the basics, then level up each session through different complexities of game creation.
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Fri, Jun 21, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Large Meeting Room - South (90)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Sat, Jun 22, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Technology Learning Center (16)
Learn ways to search the mysteries of your ancestors.

Sat, Jun 22, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Large Meeting Room - North (60)
Join us as we create beach bags for our summer getaways!
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Sat, Jun 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Homework Center/Story & Craft Room (162)
Local actors perform an abolition story, take questions, and discuss the opening of University Circle’s newest museum, dedicated to exploring the underground railroad activities in Northeast Ohio.

Mon, Jun 24, 9:00am - 5:30pm
Large Quiet Study Room (20)
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.

Mon, Jun 24, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Large Meeting Room - South (90)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Mon, Jun 24, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Homework Center (104)
Create a moving AUTOMATON! Come join us to create a kinetic sculpture using cranks, cams and camshafts!
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Mon, Jun 24, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Story/Craft Room (58)
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

Mon, Jun 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Large Meeting Room - North (60)
Step up to the mic and express yourself! Hosted by the Friends of the Warrensville Library.

Tue, Jun 25, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Technology Learning Center (16)
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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Tue, Jun 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Story/Craft Room (58)
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

Tue, Jun 25, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Large Meeting Room - South (90)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, Jun 25, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Homework Center (104)
Create a moving AUTOMATON! Come join us to create a kinetic sculpture using cranks, cams and camshafts!
This event is full

Tue, Jun 25, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Large Quiet Study Room (20)
Appointments with Career Counselor.

Tue, Jun 25, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Drop in sound recording orientations. No registration required. Sessions typically last 20-30 minutes. The last orientation will not start after 8:00 PM. Bring your library card or a photo ID.

Wed, Jun 26, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Large Meeting Room - South (90)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Jun 26, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Homework Center (104)
Create a moving AUTOMATON! Come join us to create a kinetic sculpture using cranks, cams and camshafts!
This event is full

Wed, Jun 26, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Homework Center (104)
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.

Thu, Jun 27, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Large Meeting Room - South (90)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Jun 27, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Homework Center (104)
Create a moving AUTOMATON! Come join us to create a kinetic sculpture using cranks, cams and camshafts!
This event is full

Thu, Jun 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Story/Craft Room (58)
Join us for food and fun as we discuss a different teen book each month.

Fri, Jun 28, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Large Meeting Room - South (90)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Fri, Jun 28, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Homework Center (104)
Create a moving AUTOMATON! Come join us to create a kinetic sculpture using cranks, cams and camshafts!
This event is full

Sat, Jun 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Homework Center (104)
Using motors, sensors, and engineering skills, construct and program a hungry alligator, roaring lion, or flying bird.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 01, 9:00am - 5:30pm
Large Quiet Study Room (20)
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.

Mon, Jul 01, 9:30am - 1:30pm
Conference Room A (24)
Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes.

Mon, Jul 01, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Large Meeting Room - South (90)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Mon, Jul 01, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Technology Learning Center (16)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED®/HSE classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Mon, Jul 01, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Conference Room A (24)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED®/HSE classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Mon, Jul 01, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Story/Craft Room (58)
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

Mon, Jul 01, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Large Meeting Room - North (60)
Step up to the mic and express yourself! Hosted by the Friends of the Warrensville Library.

Tue, Jul 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
Story/Craft Room (58)
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

Tue, Jul 02, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Large Meeting Room - South (90)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, Jul 02, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Technology Learning Center (16)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED®/HSE classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Tue, Jul 02, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Conference Room A (24)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED®/HSE classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Tue, Jul 02, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Large Quiet Study Room (20)
Appointments with Career Counselor.

Tue, Jul 02, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Recording Studio
Drop in sound recording orientations. No registration required. Sessions typically last 20-30 minutes. The last orientation will not start after 8:00 PM. Bring your library card or a photo ID.

Wed, Jul 03, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Large Meeting Room - South (90)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Jul 03, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Technology Learning Center (16)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED®/HSE classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Wed, Jul 03, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Conference Room A (24)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED®/HSE classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Fri, Jul 05, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Large Meeting Room - South (90)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Mon, Jul 08, 9:00am - 5:30pm
Large Quiet Study Room (20)
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.

Mon, Jul 08, 9:30am - 1:30pm
Conference Room A (24)
Students must attend an orientation session before beginning classes.

Mon, Jul 08, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Homework Center (104)
Build kindergarten skills through basic dance movements, digital play and music. A daily snack will be provided. Please register in person at the children's desk.

Mon, Jul 08, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Large Meeting Room - South (90)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Mon, Jul 08, 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Conference Room A (24)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED®/HSE classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Mon, Jul 08, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Story/Craft Room (58)
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

Mon, Jul 08, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Large Meeting Room - North (60)
Step up to the mic and express yourself! Hosted by the Friends of the Warrensville Library.

Tue, Jul 09, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Homework Center (104)
Build kindergarten skills through basic dance movements, digital play and music. A daily snack will be provided. Please register in person at the children's desk.

Tue, Jul 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Story/Craft Room (58)
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

Tue, Jul 09, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Large Meeting Room - South (90)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, Jul 09, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Large Quiet Study Room (20)
Appointments with Career Counselor.

Tue, Jul 09, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Technology Learning Center (16)
The Library offers FREE tech training classes that cover digital literacy basics, Windows 10, Microsoft Office programs, digital imaging and cloud computing.

Tue, Jul 09, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Recording Studio
Drop in sound recording orientations. No registration required. Sessions typically last 20-30 minutes. The last orientation will not start after 8:00 PM. Bring your library card or a photo ID.

Wed, Jul 10, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Homework Center (104)
Build kindergarten skills through basic dance movements, digital play and music. A daily snack will be provided. Please register in person at the children's desk.

Wed, Jul 10, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Large Meeting Room - South (90)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Jul 10, 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED®/HSE classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Wed, Jul 10, 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Conference Room A (24)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED®/HSE classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Thu, Jul 11, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Conference Room A (24)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED®/HSE classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Thu, Jul 11, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Homework Center (104)
Build kindergarten skills through basic dance movements, digital play and music. A daily snack will be provided. Please register in person at the children's desk.

Thu, Jul 11, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Large Meeting Room - South (90)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Jul 11, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Conference Room A (24)
Expand your writing toolbox and build better stories through fun, quirky, and challenging exercises that focus on different writing aspects.
This event is full

Fri, Jul 12, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Large Meeting Room - South (90)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Sat, Jul 13, 9:00am - 11:00am
Recording Studio
Drop in sound recording orientations. No registration required. Sessions typically last 20-30 minutes. The last orientation will not start after 10:30 AM. Bring your library card or a photo ID.

Sat, Jul 13, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Homework Center (104)
Improve your writing and mingle with other writers.

Sat, Jul 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Homework Center (104)
Using motors, sensors, and engineering skills, construct and program a hungry alligator, roaring lion, or flying bird.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 15, 9:00am - 5:30pm
Large Quiet Study Room (20)
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.

Mon, Jul 15, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Conference Room A (24)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED®/HSE classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Mon, Jul 15, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Homework Center (104)
Build kindergarten skills through basic dance movements, digital play and music. A daily snack will be provided. Please register in person at the children's desk.

Mon, Jul 15, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Large Meeting Room - South (90)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Mon, Jul 15, 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Conference Room A (24)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED®/HSE classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Mon, Jul 15, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Story/Craft Room (58)
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

Mon, Jul 15, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Large Meeting Room - North (60)
Step up to the mic and express yourself! Hosted by the Friends of the Warrensville Library.

Tue, Jul 16, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Homework Center (104)
Build kindergarten skills through basic dance movements, digital play and music. A daily snack will be provided. Please register in person at the children's desk.

Tue, Jul 16, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Technology Learning Center (16)
The Library offers FREE tech training classes that cover digital literacy basics, Windows 10, Microsoft Office programs, digital imaging and cloud computing.

Tue, Jul 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Story/Craft Room (58)
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

Tue, Jul 16, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Large Meeting Room - South (90)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, Jul 16, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Large Quiet Study Room (20)
Appointments with Career Counselor.

Tue, Jul 16, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Recording Studio
Drop in sound recording orientations. No registration required. Sessions typically last 20-30 minutes. The last orientation will not start after 8:00 PM. Bring your library card or a photo ID.

Wed, Jul 17, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Homework Center (104)
Build kindergarten skills through basic dance movements, digital play and music. A daily snack will be provided. Please register in person at the children's desk.

Wed, Jul 17, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Large Meeting Room - South (90)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Jul 17, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Recording Studio
Drop in sound recording orientations. No registration required. Sessions typically last 20-30 minutes. The last orientation will not start after 4:00 PM. Bring your library card or a photo ID.

Wed, Jul 17, 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Conference Room A (24)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED®/HSE classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Thu, Jul 18, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Conference Room A (24)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED®/HSE classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Thu, Jul 18, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Homework Center (104)
Build kindergarten skills through basic dance movements, digital play and music. A daily snack will be provided. Please register in person at the children's desk.

Thu, Jul 18, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Large Meeting Room - South (90)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Jul 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Story/Craft Room (58)
Thirsty? Create your own refreshing smoothie to enjoy while relaxing in the library's garden.

Fri, Jul 19, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Large Meeting Room - South (90)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.