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World in Your Backyard Series

"RITES OF SPRING" Across Cultures

2024-05-18 10:00:00 2024-05-18 11:30:00 America/New_York World in Your Backyard Series In this session we will explore how the different cultures represented in Northeast Ohio welcome the changes in weather and prepare for summer activities. Parma-Snow Branch - Conference Room A/B (60)

Saturday, May 18
10:00am - 11:30am

Add to Calendar 2024-05-18 10:00:00 2024-05-18 11:30:00 America/New_York World in Your Backyard Series In this session we will explore how the different cultures represented in Northeast Ohio welcome the changes in weather and prepare for summer activities. Parma-Snow Branch - Conference Room A/B (60)

Parma-Snow Branch

Conference Room A/B (60)

In this session we will explore how the different cultures represented in Northeast Ohio welcome the changes in weather and prepare for summer activities.

 We welcome you to share your stories about "spring house-cleaning" and special planting! An open dialogue with all participants will be facilitated by Kenneth J Kovach, Board President of ICC-WIN and Professor of Sociology at Notre Dame College and Cuyahoga Community College.

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Parma-Snow Branch

[email protected]
Phone: 216.661.4240
Fax: 216.661.1019
Branch manager
Stacey Boycik

Hours
We're closed Monday May 27 due to Library CLOSED in observance of Memorial Day
Mon, May 27 Closed
(Library CLOSED in observance of Memorial Day)
Tue, May 28 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, May 29 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, May 30 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, May 31 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sat, Jun 01 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sun, Jun 02 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

The Parma-Snow Branch is home to the Sari Feldman Auditorium, a flexible, state-of-the-art venue for theatrical groups, recitals, concerts, meetings, speaker presentations, wedding receptions and other group events.

This branch is a Greater Cleveland Food Bank Kids Café location.

Upcoming events

Tue, May 28, 9:00am - 1:00pm
USCRI (U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Cleveland) is available to provide immigration legal advice and representation for newly arrived Ukrainians.

Tue, May 28, 9:00am - 9:00pm
View artwork from our local Parma City School students during library hours.

Wed, May 29, 9:00am - 9:00pm
View artwork from our local Parma City School students during library hours.

Wed, May 29, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Resource Room (40)
English to Speakers of Other Languages

Wed, May 29, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Technology Learning Center (20)
The Library offers FREE tech training classes that cover digital literacy basics, Windows, Microsoft Office programs, digital imaging and cloud computing.
This event is full

Wed, May 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Innovation Center
Learn about the equipment and software in the Innovation Centers throughout Cuyahoga County Public Library.
This event is full

Thu, May 30, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
USCRI (U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Cleveland) is available to provide immigration legal advice and representation for newly arrived Ukrainians.

Fri, May 31, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Resource Room (40)
TABE CLAS-E testing session for Aspire ESOL/Citizenship students attending virtual classes.

Canceled
Sat, Jun 01, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us as Connie Schultz visits to celebrate the beginning of our summer reading challenge and her new children's book, Lola and the Troll. Enjoy a scoop of free Mitchell's Ice Cream.

Sat, Jun 01, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Sign up for our Summer Reading Challenge and enjoy free Mitchell's Homemade Ice Cream, family-friendly activities.

Mon, Jun 03, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Resource Room (40)
English to Speakers of Other Languages

Mon, Jun 03, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Story/Craft Room (40)
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Mon, Jun 03, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Canceled
Mon, Jun 03, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Mon, Jun 03, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Mon, Jun 03, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Annie’s Signature Sweets will go over the three different buttercreams and the best uses for them.
This event is full

Tue, Jun 04, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Study Room 4
USCRI (U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Cleveland) is available to provide immigration legal advice and representation for newly arrived Ukrainians.

Tue, Jun 04, 9:00am - 1:00pm
USCRI (U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Cleveland) is available to provide immigration legal advice and representation for newly arrived Ukrainians.

Tue, Jun 04, 10:00am - 10:20am
Story/Craft Room (40)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books.

Tue, Jun 04, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Story/Craft Room (40)
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Tue, Jun 04, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Canceled
Tue, Jun 04, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, Jun 04, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Tue, Jun 04, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Cuyahoga County Public Library is collaborating with the Greater Cleveland Food Bank to distribute free, fresh produce to those in need.

Wed, Jun 05, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Resource Room (40)
English to Speakers of Other Languages

Canceled
Wed, Jun 05, 10:00am - 10:20am
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books.

Wed, Jun 05, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Technology Learning Center (20)
The Library offers FREE computer classes that cover digital literacy basics, Windows, Microsoft Office programs, digital imaging and cloud computing.

Wed, Jun 05, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Story/Craft Room (40)
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Wed, Jun 05, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Jun 05, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Wed, Jun 05, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Sari Feldman Auditorium (400)
TICKETED EVENT: $30Register

Wed, Jun 05, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Innovation Center
Learn about the equipment and software in Cuyahoga County Public Library's Innovation Centers and Memory Lab.

Thu, Jun 06, 10:00am - 11:00am
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Thu, Jun 06, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Jun 06, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Study Room 4
USCRI (U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Cleveland) is available to provide immigration legal advice and representation for newly arrived Ukrainians.

Thu, Jun 06, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
USCRI (U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Cleveland) is available to provide immigration legal advice and representation for newly arrived Ukrainians.

Canceled
Thu, Jun 06, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Jun 06, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Fri, Jun 07, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Resource Room (40)
TABE CLAS-E testing session for Aspire ESOL/Citizenship students attending virtual classes.

Fri, Jun 07, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Sat, Jun 08, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Resource Room (40)
Join us for an introduction to the Cricut machine to create and cut personalized projects.
This event is full

Mon, Jun 10, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Resource Room (40)
English to Speakers of Other Languages

Mon, Jun 10, 9:30am - 6:00pm
Call us at 216.749.9420 to make an appointment with one of our Digital Navigators at a CCPL branch.

Mon, Jun 10, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Story/Craft Room (40)
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Mon, Jun 10, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Canceled
Mon, Jun 10, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Mon, Jun 10, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Tue, Jun 11, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Study Room 4
USCRI (U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Cleveland) is available to provide immigration legal advice and representation for newly arrived Ukrainians.

Tue, Jun 11, 9:00am - 1:00pm
USCRI (U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Cleveland) is available to provide immigration legal advice and representation for newly arrived Ukrainians.

Tue, Jun 11, 9:30am - 6:00pm
Call us at 216.749.9420 to make an appointment with one of our Digital Navigators at a CCPL branch.

Tue, Jun 11, 10:00am - 10:20am
Story/Craft Room (40)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books.

Tue, Jun 11, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Story/Craft Room (40)
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Tue, Jun 11, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Canceled
Tue, Jun 11, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, Jun 11, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Tue, Jun 11, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Sari Feldman Auditorium (400)
Join us for a film screening and Q&A.

Wed, Jun 12, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Resource Room (40)
English to Speakers of Other Languages

Wed, Jun 12, 9:30am - 6:00pm
Call us at 216.749.9420 to make an appointment with one of our Digital Navigators at a CCPL branch.

Canceled
Wed, Jun 12, 10:00am - 10:20am
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books.

Wed, Jun 12, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Story/Craft Room (40)
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Wed, Jun 12, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Jun 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Sari Feldman Auditorium (400)
This event is SOLD OUT and waitlist is FULL.


Wed, Jun 12, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Wed, Jun 12, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Innovation Center
Watch a demo of the Sawgrass sublimation printer, heat press and mug press.

Thu, Jun 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Thu, Jun 13, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Jun 13, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Study Room 4
USCRI (U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Cleveland) is available to provide immigration legal advice and representation for newly arrived Ukrainians.

Thu, Jun 13, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
USCRI (U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Cleveland) is available to provide immigration legal advice and representation for newly arrived Ukrainians.

Canceled
Thu, Jun 13, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Jun 13, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Thu, Jun 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Resource Room (40)
P.A.L.S. stands for Programs for All Lives, a series of adapted programs created specifically for customers with disabilities.

Fri, Jun 14, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Resource Room (40)
TABE CLAS-E testing session for Aspire ESOL/Citizenship students attending virtual classes.

Fri, Jun 14, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Sat, Jun 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Get your garden ready for summer!

Sat, Jun 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
NCBC is committed to providing opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to read, learn and make friends in a relaxed setting.

Sat, Jun 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us for yoga.
Registration opens Monday, June 3 2024 at 12:00pm

Sat, Jun 15, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Conference Room A/B (60)
Join us for yoga. Attend 3 yoga sessions from January to June 2024, and receive a free Auggie Tervis cup!

Mon, Jun 17, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Story/Craft Room (40)
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Mon, Jun 17, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Canceled
Mon, Jun 17, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Mon, Jun 17, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Mon, Jun 17, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Sari Feldman Auditorium (400)
Join us when author Lisa See visits to discuss her latest novel, Lady' Tan's Circle of Women.

Mon, Jun 17, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Innovation Center
Learn about the equipment and software in Cuyahoga County Public Library's Innovation Centers and Memory Lab

Tue, Jun 18, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Study Room 4
USCRI (U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Cleveland) is available to provide immigration legal advice and representation for newly arrived Ukrainians.

Tue, Jun 18, 9:00am - 1:00pm
USCRI (U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Cleveland) is available to provide immigration legal advice and representation for newly arrived Ukrainians.

Tue, Jun 18, 10:00am - 10:20am
Story/Craft Room (40)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books.

Tue, Jun 18, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Story/Craft Room (40)
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Tue, Jun 18, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Canceled
Tue, Jun 18, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, Jun 18, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Tue, Jun 18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Story/Craft Room (40)
Use your construction creativity with us! LEGO, Keva plank, marble runs & other building materials will get your hands & brains going. Registration requested but not required.
This event is full

Canceled
Wed, Jun 19, 10:00am - 10:20am
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books.

Wed, Jun 19, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Story/Craft Room (40)
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Wed, Jun 19, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Jun 19, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Thu, Jun 20, 10:00am - 11:00am
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Thu, Jun 20, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Jun 20, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Study Room 4
USCRI (U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Cleveland) is available to provide immigration legal advice and representation for newly arrived Ukrainians.

Thu, Jun 20, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
USCRI (U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Cleveland) is available to provide immigration legal advice and representation for newly arrived Ukrainians.

Canceled
Thu, Jun 20, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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 - 2:30pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Thu, Jun 20, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Innovation Center
Join us for an introduction to the CNC machine in the Innovation Center at the Parma-Snow Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 20, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Conference Room A/B (60)
Kindergarten Club is for children entering kindergarten this fall who did not attend preschool, Head Start or a childcare center.
This event is full

Fri, Jun 21, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sari Feldman Auditorium (400)
Join us for a Sensory Friendly Movie, where the sound is lower, the lights are brighter, and where talking, singing and moving is perfectly acceptable! Light refreshments available.

Fri, Jun 21, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Fri, Jun 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Come to play with sensory-friendly toys and socialize with friends!

Mon, Jun 24, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Story/Craft Room (40)
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Mon, Jun 24, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Canceled
Mon, Jun 24, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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 - 2:30pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Mon, Jun 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Parma-Snow Branch Zoom 1
This program is hosted on Zoom. Learn about the equipment and software in Cuyahoga County Public Library's Innovation Centers and Memory Lab

Tue, Jun 25, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Study Room 4
USCRI (U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Cleveland) is available to provide immigration legal advice and representation for newly arrived Ukrainians.

Tue, Jun 25, 9:00am - 1:00pm
USCRI (U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Cleveland) is available to provide immigration legal advice and representation for newly arrived Ukrainians.

Tue, Jun 25, 10:00am - 10:20am
Story/Craft Room (40)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books.

Tue, Jun 25, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Story/Craft Room (40)
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Tue, Jun 25, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Canceled
Tue, Jun 25, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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 - 2:30pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Canceled
Wed, Jun 26, 10:00am - 10:20am
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books.

Wed, Jun 26, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Story/Craft Room (40)
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Wed, Jun 26, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Jun 26, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Thu, Jun 27, 10:00am - 11:00am
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Thu, Jun 27, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Jun 27, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Study Room 4
USCRI (U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Cleveland) is available to provide immigration legal advice and representation for newly arrived Ukrainians.

Thu, Jun 27, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
USCRI (U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Cleveland) is available to provide immigration legal advice and representation for newly arrived Ukrainians.

Canceled
Thu, Jun 27, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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 - 2:30pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.