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Meet Author Margaret McMullan

2019-10-22 19:00:00 2019-10-22 20:30:00 America/New_York Meet Author Margaret McMullan Award-winning author Margaret McMullan visits to discuss her new memoir, <i>Where the Angels Lived</i>, which details her journey to discover her Jewish Hungarian ancestry. Beachwood Branch

Tuesday, October 22
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2019-10-22 19:00:00 2019-10-22 20:30:00 America/New_York Meet Author Margaret McMullan Award-winning author Margaret McMullan visits to discuss her new memoir, <i>Where the Angels Lived</i>, which details her journey to discover her Jewish Hungarian ancestry. Beachwood Branch

Beachwood Branch

Beachwood Meeting Room (Auditorium) (100)

Award-winning author Margaret McMullan visits to discuss her new memoir, Where the Angels Lived, which details her journey to discover her Jewish Hungarian ancestry.

Margaret McMullan is the author of eight award-winning books including the novel, In My Mother’s House, the story collection Aftermath Lounge, and the anthology, Every Father’s Daughter, a collection of essays about fathers by great women writers such as Alice Munro, Ann Hood, and Jane Smiley. McMullan’s young adult novels How I Found the Strong, When I Crossed No-Bob, and Sources of Light have received best book awards from Parents’ Choice, School Library Journal, the American Library Association, and Booklist among many other educational organizations.

In McMullan's latest memoir, Where the Angels Lived, she writes about discovering a long-lost relative and her subsequent travels and research to unearth the history of her Jewish Hungarian ancestors in the years leading up to the Holocaust.

Books will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of Mac's Backs - Books on Coventry. 

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Beachwood Branch

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Mon, Oct 21 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Oct 22 9:00AM to 9:00PM
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Fri, Oct 25 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sat, Oct 26 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sun, Oct 27 1:00PM to 5:00PM

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Wed, Oct 23, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Wed, Oct 23, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
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Wed, Oct 23, 6:45pm - 7:15pm
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Thu, Oct 24, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Thu, Oct 24, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
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Travel with Jack and Annie on magical adventures! Each month we'll discuss Tigers at Twilight and enjoy games, crafts and activities.

Fri, Oct 25, 10:00am - 11:00am
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Art historian Felicia Zavarella Stadelman presents her series on the lives and works of beloved artists.

Sat, Oct 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
Beachwood Meeting Room (Auditorium) (100)
Join us for stories songs and rhymes in Mandarin Chinese and stay for a craft and playtime after! Presented in cooperation with the Chinese Language and Culture Center.

Sat, Oct 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Join us for fun, hands on activities that let you get close to the action! Be prepared to get messy. Led by volunteers from the American Chemical Society. Families invited to stay and participate.
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Mon, Oct 28, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
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Mon, Oct 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Author Lauren Pacini talks about his latest book, "Honoring Their Memory: Levi T. Scofield, Cleveland’s Monumental Architect and Sculptor."

Tue, Oct 29, 1:15pm - 2:45pm
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With Dr. Rose Breckenridge. Explore the Orchestra’s ‘concert of the week’ through informal lectures and listening. To register (fee required) call the Orchestra: 216.231.7355.

Tue, Oct 29, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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Tue, Oct 29, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
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Tue, Oct 29, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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This two-part program will explore the basics of gluten-free eating and share how to begin the journey. There will be demos and sampling of some easy recipes to get started!

Wed, Oct 30, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Wed, Oct 30, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
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Wed, Oct 30, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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Explore various activities on the Maker Cart, including Sphero Minis, Makey-Makey, sewing, Kitchen in a Box, and screen printing.
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Wed, Oct 30, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Hear stories, songs and fingerplays in Hebrew and English. Presented in collaboration with the Jewish Education Center of Cleveland.

Wed, Oct 30, 6:45pm - 7:15pm
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Thu, Oct 31, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Sat, Nov 02, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Valerie Williams teaches basic American Sign Language.
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Mon, Nov 04, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
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Tue, Nov 05, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
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Tue, Nov 05, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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This two-part program will explore the basics of gluten-free eating and share how to begin the journey. There will be demos and sampling of some easy recipes to get started!

Wed, Nov 06, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Wed, Nov 06, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
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Wed, Nov 06, 6:45pm - 7:15pm
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Wed, Nov 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Beachwood Meeting Room (Auditorium) (100)
Love movies? So do we! This is your chance to come talk with other movie lovers about your favorites and get some new recommendations.

Thu, Nov 07, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Thu, Nov 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Beachwood Meeting Room (Auditorium) (100)
Gather with other homeschoolers for a book discussion, snacks and an activity. We'll be discussing The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill.

Fri, Nov 08, 10:30am - 11:30am
Beachwood Meeting Room (Auditorium) (100)
Join us as we create cardboard crafts and play cardboard games.

Sat, Nov 09, 10:30am - 11:30am
Beachwood Meeting Room (Auditorium) (100)
Join us for stories songs and rhymes in Mandarin Chinese and stay for a craft and playtime after! Presented in cooperation with the Chinese Language and Culture Center.

Sat, Nov 09, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Beachwood Meeting Room (B) (25)
Valerie Williams teaches basic American Sign Language.
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Mon, Nov 11, 10:30am - 11:30am
Beachwood Meeting Room (B) (25)
Have a snack and enjoy classics, graphic novels, nonfiction and the latest best-sellers.

Mon, Nov 11, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
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Tue, Nov 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Learn the science behind slime and examine the differences between different kinds of slime.
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Tue, Nov 12, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
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Tue, Nov 12, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Join us for a discussion of the book Vanessa and Her Sister by Priya Parmar.

Wed, Nov 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Wed, Nov 13, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
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Wed, Nov 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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Explore various activities on the Maker Cart, including Sphero Minis, Makey-Makey, sewing, Kitchen in a Box, and screen printing.
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Wed, Nov 13, 6:45pm - 7:15pm
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Wed, Nov 13, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
New date Wednesday, January 22, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Local author Jacqueline Acho will speak about power of empathy and her new book, Empathy Deficit Disorder.

Thu, Nov 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Beachwood Meeting Room (Auditorium) (100)
Get a little messy while learning something new!
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Thu, Nov 14, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Thu, Nov 14, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Beachwood Meeting Room (Auditorium) (100)
Grab a bowl of popcorn and join your friends for Marvel movies in the auditorium. 9/19 - Captain Marvel 11/14 - Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Thu, Nov 14, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
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Fri, Nov 15, 10:00am - 11:00am
Beachwood Meeting Room (Auditorium) (100)
Art historian Felicia Zavarella Stadelman presents her series on the lives and works of beloved artists.

Sat, Nov 16, 10:00am - 1:00pm
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Sat, Nov 16, 10:30am - 3:30pm
Beachwood Meeting Room (Auditorium) (100)
Donate blood today. For more information or to make an appointment visit www.redcrossblood.org or call the American Red Cross at 800-RED-CROSS (800-733-2767).

Sat, Nov 16, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Beachwood Meeting Room (B) (25)
Valerie Williams teaches basic American Sign Language.
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Mon, Nov 18, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
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Mon, Nov 18, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
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Tue, Nov 19, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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Experiment with writing short stories, poetry, drama and non-fiction.

Tue, Nov 19, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
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Tue, Nov 19, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us for a discussion on the popularity of Mrs. Maisel's true emotional rollercoaster, as she discovers her true identity, and the idea of using family as fodder for any type of public art.

Wed, Nov 20, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Wed, Nov 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Beachwood Meeting Room (Auditorium) (100)
Monthly book discussion led by library staff.

Wed, Nov 20, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Wed, Nov 20, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Hear stories, songs and fingerplays in Hebrew and English. Presented in collaboration with the Jewish Education Center of Cleveland.

Wed, Nov 20, 6:45pm - 7:15pm
Wear your pj's and join us for fun stories, songs and fingerplays.

Wed, Nov 20, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Beachwood Meeting Room (Auditorium) (100)
Bud Graske leads a lively one-hour presentation using his African travel experience and photography to show how to plan a great trip.

Thu, Nov 21, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Thu, Nov 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Monthly book discussion led by library staff.

Thu, Nov 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Travel with Jack and Annie on magical adventures! Each month we'll discuss Dingoes at Dinnertime and enjoy games, crafts and activities.