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African American Authors Book Group

In-Person or Virtual All Are Welcome

2023-03-30 19:00:00 2023-03-30 20:30:00 America/New_York African American Authors Book Group African American Authors Book Group All Adults Are Welcome March Title: It's Not All Downhill from Here by Terry McMillan. Bedford Branch - Bedford Branch Zoom 1, Meeting Room (84)

Thursday, March 30
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2023-03-30 19:00:00 2023-03-30 20:30:00 America/New_York African American Authors Book Group African American Authors Book Group All Adults Are Welcome March Title: It's Not All Downhill from Here by Terry McMillan. Bedford Branch - Bedford Branch Zoom 1, Meeting Room (84)

Bedford Branch

Bedford Branch Zoom 1, Meeting Room (84)

African American Authors Book Group All Adults Are Welcome March Title: It's Not All Downhill from Here by Terry McMillan.

African American Authors Book Group meets the last Thursday of the month. All Adults Are Welcome


March Title: It's Not All Downhill From Here : A Novel / Terry McMillan.

Join us for the discussion of this Terry McMillan novel.

A group of friends, middle age African American women,  help each other negotiate the second half of their lives.

Book Review 

“Loretha Curry’s life is full. A little crowded sometimes, but full indeed. On the eve of her sixty-eighth birthday, she has a booming beauty-supply empire, a gaggle of lifelong friends, and a husband whose moves still surprise. True, she’s carrying a few more pounds than she should be, but Loretha is not one of those women who think her best days are behind her—and she’s determined to prove wrong her mother, her twin sister, and everyone else with that outdated view of aging wrong. It’s not all downhill from here.

But when an unexpected loss turns her world upside down, Loretha will have to summon all her strength, resourcefulness, and determination to keep on thriving, pursue joy, heal old wounds, and chart new paths. With a little help from her friends, of course.”

This book comes in a variety of formats. Large print, Regular print, Book on CD, eBook  and  eAudio, 

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Bedford Branch

[email protected]
Phone: 440-439-4997
Fax: 440-439-5846
Branch manager
Eboni Dickerson

Hours
Mon, Jun 24 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Jun 25 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jun 26 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jun 27 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jun 28 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sat, Jun 29 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sun, Jun 30 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

The Bedford Branch (formerly known as the Southeast Branch) became the fourth branch to join Cuyahoga County Public Library in 1924. A groundbreaking for the current 14,617-square-foot building took place in 1990 and the building was formally dedicated a year later.

This branch is a Student Success Center and a Greater Cleveland Food Bank Kids Café location.

Upcoming events

Mon, Jun 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Mon, Jun 24, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room (84)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Mon, Jun 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Tue, Jun 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Tue, Jun 25, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room (84)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, Jun 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Tue, Jun 25, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Activity Room (18)
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

Wed, Jun 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Wed, Jun 26, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room (84)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Jun 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Thu, Jun 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Thu, Jun 27, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room (84)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Jun 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Thu, Jun 27, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Bedford Branch Zoom 1,Meeting Room (84)
African American Authors Book Group Meets the Last Thursday of the month. All adults are welcome. June Title: Two Parts Sugar, One Part Murder By Valerie Burns

Fri, Jun 28, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Activity Room (18)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Sat, Jun 29, 10:00am - 10:30am
Activity Room (18)
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

Sat, Jun 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room (84)
Learn the basics of Sun Style Tai Chi: graceful movements to de-stress, improve balance, and enhance flexibility. Wear loose clothing and comfortable shoes.

Sat, Jun 29, 2:00pm - 3:45pm
Meeting Room (84)
Learn the basics to performing stand-up comedy and test your jokes in front of an audience.

Mon, Jul 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Mon, Jul 01, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room (84)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Mon, Jul 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Tue, Jul 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Tue, Jul 02, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room (84)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, Jul 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Tue, Jul 02, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Activity Room (18)
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Wed, Jul 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Wed, Jul 03, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room (84)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Jul 03, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Fri, Jul 05, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room (84)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Sat, Jul 06, 10:00am - 10:30am
Activity Room (18)
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

Sat, Jul 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room (84)
Ease your mind with calming activities. Art, yoga, writing, and more! A release form must be completed by a parent/guardian before the program to participate.

Mon, Jul 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Mon, Jul 08, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room (84)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Mon, Jul 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Tue, Jul 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Tue, Jul 09, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room (84)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, Jul 09, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Activity Room (18)
Draw your own design, learn about the Cricut Design Space and heat press, and show off your work with your custom t-shirt!

Tue, Jul 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Tue, Jul 09, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Activity Room (18)
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Wed, Jul 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Wed, Jul 10, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room (84)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Jul 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Wed, Jul 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us for a thoughtful discussion of "The Guest List" by Lisa Foley. This event will be held in person at Ellenwood Community Center in Bedford.

Thu, Jul 11, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Thu, Jul 11, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room (84)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Jul 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Fri, Jul 12, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room (84)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Sat, Jul 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
Activity Room (18)
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

Mon, Jul 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Mon, Jul 15, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room (84)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Mon, Jul 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Tue, Jul 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Tue, Jul 16, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room (84)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, Jul 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Tue, Jul 16, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Activity Room (18)
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Wed, Jul 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Wed, Jul 17, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room (84)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Jul 17, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Cuyahoga County Public Library is collaborating with the Greater Cleveland Food Bank to distribute free, fresh produce to those in need.

Wed, Jul 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Thu, Jul 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Thu, Jul 18, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room (84)
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
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Fri, Jul 19, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room (84)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Sat, Jul 20, 10:00am - 10:30am
Activity Room (18)
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

Mon, Jul 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Mon, Jul 22, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room (84)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Mon, Jul 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Tue, Jul 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Tue, Jul 23, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room (84)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Activity Room (18)
Learn basic sewing skills and make a laptop sleeve! A release form must be signed by a parent/guardian before the program.

Tue, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Tue, Jul 23, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Activity Room (18)
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

Wed, Jul 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Wed, Jul 24, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room (84)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free lunch provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.