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Second Sunday Poets

A new poetry open mic, moderated by the City of South Euclid's first Poet Laureate, "Doc" Janning.

Calling all poets! Join us for a new poetry open mic every second Sunday of the month. It's open to all poets, 18 and over. We'll follow a round-robin format, with a featured reader to begin. You may bring more than one poem to read.

Featured reader:

Sandra Feen, of Grove City, OH, is a member of the poetry troupe, Concrete Wink, with Rikki Santer and Chuck Salmons.  She has been a featured reader in venues in and out of Ohio for over 30 years as well as a former co-facilitator for several Columbus, Ohio reading series. In addition, she has performed work by Holocaust writers in Susan Millard Schwarz’s Anahata Music Project. 

A member of the Ohio Poetry Association, Bistro Poets, former associate editor of Pudding Magazine, and former director of the Ohio Poetry Therapy Writers’ Group, Sandy has a BFA in Creative Writing and a BS in English Education from Bowling Green State University, as well as an MA in Literature from Wright State University. 

She was one of twelve teachers selected for a National Endowment of the Arts first “Change Course” program through Wright State University’s Institute on Writing and Its Teaching. Her most recent publications include several photographs, in the January and February 2020 issues of Juliet Cook’s Thirteen Myna Birds (Blood Pudding Press), and her most recent poetry publications: The Gasconade Review’s Ladies’ Night (2020), Storm A’Comin’! (2019) and The National Beat Poetry Foundation, Inc. We Are Beat 2019 Anthology.  

A collection of her poems was a finalist for The Lascaux Review’s 2018 Lascaux Poetry Prize. Her book, Meat and Bone (Luchador Press 2019), focuses on a turbulent relationship. Her book, Fragile Capacities: School Poems (NightBallet Press 2018) — nominated for the Ohioana Book Award—highlights her 32-year teaching career in an urban school system. Her poem “Palms Monday” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She has been selected as a VALA (Visual Audio and Literary Artists) poet for 2020-2021.



M.A. "Doc" Janning was sworn in as the City of South Euclid's inaugural Poet Laureate in October 2018. Doc grew up in East Cleveland and, after graduating from Western Reserve University and the Ohio College of Podiactric Medicine, became a Podiatrist. He's been active in the Boy Scouts of America for over 40 years. He also writes fiction, memoir, and nonfiction. His Facebook page, "Tears of My Soul," has nearly 6000 followers worldwide.

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South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch

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

Hours
Mon, Aug 03 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Aug 04 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Aug 05 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Aug 06 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Aug 07 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sat, Aug 08 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sun, Aug 09 Closed

About the branch

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

Upcoming events

Mon, Aug 03, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free grab-and-go lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

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Mon, Aug 03, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Artist, Rozenia Cunningham will teach beginners to advanced students various mediums and painting techniques through guided instruction.

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Tue, Aug 04, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Tri-C Aspire provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches for non-native speakers of the English language.

Tue, Aug 04, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free grab-and-go lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Aug 05, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free grab-and-go lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

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Wed, Aug 05, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Join our Kindergarten Club if you have a child entering kindergarten this fall who is not in a preschool or childcare center.

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Wed, Aug 05, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
For teens 6-12 grade. Learn how to incorporate technology into your art and take home your very own green screen picture.

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Wed, Aug 05, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn the fundamentals of digital marketing.

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Thu, Aug 06, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Tri-C Aspire provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches for non-native speakers of the English language.

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Thu, Aug 06, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Call the Reference Desk to sign up for one-on-one help with your Memory Lab conversion project. Participants must have completed an orientation prior to attending. 

Thu, Aug 06, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free grab-and-go lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

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Thu, Aug 06, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Curious about self-publishing?

Fri, Aug 07, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free grab-and-go lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

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Fri, Aug 07, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Dedicated time every Friday afternoon to work on your writing project in the company of other writers.

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Sun, Aug 09, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Playful revision techniques for all poets.

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Sun, Aug 09, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
A new poetry open mic, moderated by the City of South Euclid's first Poet Laureate, "Doc" Janning.

Canceled
Mon, Aug 10, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Artist, Rozenia Cunningham will teach beginners to advanced students various mediums and painting techniques through guided instruction.

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Tue, Aug 11, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Tri-C Aspire provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches for non-native speakers of the English language.

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Tue, Aug 11, 5:40pm - 9:00pm
Fun crafts? Quirky tech? None of the above? It's always something new and different at Teen Scene -- come check it out.

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Wed, Aug 12, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
A fiction writing workshop for writers with previous workshop experience.

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Thu, Aug 13, 10:00am - 12:00pm
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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Thu, Aug 13, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Tri-C Aspire provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches for non-native speakers of the English language.

Canceled
Thu, Aug 13, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
A fiction writing workshop for writers with previous workshop experience.

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Fri, Aug 14, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Dedicated time every Friday afternoon to work on your writing project in the company of other writers.

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Sat, Aug 15, 9:00am - 4:30pm
A free all-day conference for fiction writers. While focused on romance writing, the conference also features general craft talks and writer wellness information benefiting all fiction writers.

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Mon, Aug 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us for a lively discussion of this month's title led by branch staff. Copies available at the library one month prior to the discussion.

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Mon, Aug 17, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Artist, Rozenia Cunningham will teach beginners to advanced students various mediums and painting techniques through guided instruction.

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Wed, Aug 19, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
An open mic session for previous workshop participants.

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Thu, Aug 20, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Speak one-on-one with Dr. Mary Weems, the 2019-2020 Writer in Residence.

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Fri, Aug 21, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Dedicated time every Friday afternoon to work on your writing project in the company of other writers.

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Fri, Aug 21, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
One-on-one meetings with Deanna Adams, a seasoned multi-published writer to discuss your writing needs.

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Mon, Aug 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us for an introduction to our imaging equipment available in the Memory Lab. We will cover how to use the document scanner, as well as the slide and photo scanner.

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Tue, Aug 25, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Tri-C Aspire provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches for non-native speakers of the English language.

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Fri, Aug 28, All day
Set up book sale.

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Fri, Aug 28, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Dedicated time every Friday afternoon to work on your writing project in the company of other writers.

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Sat, Aug 29, 9:30am - 3:30pm
Find a wonderful selection of bargains at our book sale. All types of materials for all age groups will be available. Proceeds help support library programming.

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Mon, Aug 31, 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.