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Poverty Simulation

2023-10-23 19:00:00 2023-10-23 20:00:00 America/New_York Poverty Simulation An immersive empathy experience. Parma-Snow Branch - Conference Room A/B (60)

Monday, October 23
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-10-23 19:00:00 2023-10-23 20:00:00 America/New_York Poverty Simulation An immersive empathy experience. Parma-Snow Branch - Conference Room A/B (60)

Parma-Snow Branch

Conference Room A/B (60)

An immersive empathy experience.


See other dates and locations for this program on our events calendar.


This interactive program is designed to help participants understand what it might be like to live in a typical low-income family trying to stretch their budget through the month. In this activity participants are assigned into one of six working families. Each family has a specific budget that they must stick to throughout the month.

During the experience, participants are presented with a series of choices. Based on their specific situation, participants need to make choices around housing, transportation, schooling, and food – all while operating within their budget. Presented by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank.

The activity lasts about 60 minutes. It includes a brief introduction, the actual activity, and a debriefing period in which participants share their feelings and experiences about what they have learned about the lives of the working poor.

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Parma-Snow Branch

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

Hours
Mon, Dec 04 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Dec 05 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Dec 06 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Dec 07 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Dec 08 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sat, Dec 09 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sun, Dec 10 1:00PM to 5:00PM

Upcoming events

Thu, Dec 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
Innovation Center
Learn about the equipment and software in the Innovation Centers throughout Cuyahoga County Public Library.

Thu, Dec 07, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
USCRI (U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Cleveland) is available to provide immigration legal advice and representation for newly arrived Ukrainians.

Thu, Dec 07, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Dec 07, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Dec 07, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Resource Room (40)
Come meet other manga and anime enthusiasts!

Fri, Dec 08, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Fri, Dec 08, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Sat, Dec 09, 12:00pm - 4:30pm
Celebrate Parma-Snow's 10th anniversary in our new building with entertainment, activities, refreshments, music & more. Sponsored by the Friends of the Parma Libraries. Registration requested.

Mon, Dec 11, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Resource Room (40)
English to Speakers of Other Languages

Mon, Dec 11, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Mon, Dec 11, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Mon, Dec 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Conference Room A/B (60)
Learn about the traditions and celebrations that the Royal Family participates in the month of December.

Tue, Dec 12, 9:30am - 12:30pm
USCRI (U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Cleveland) is available to provide immigration legal advice and representation for newly arrived Ukrainians.

Rescheduled
Tue, Dec 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
New date Tuesday, December 19, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Books will be available for pick up one month before the discussion date at the checkout desk.

Tue, Dec 12, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, Dec 12, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Dec 13, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Resource Room (40)
English to Speakers of Other Languages

Wed, Dec 13, 11:00am - 11:45am
Story/Craft Room (40)
Time to play yoga! We will build strength, courage, social skills, and calmness all while having fun playing on our mats. Please register--sponsored by the Friends of the Parma Libraries

Wed, Dec 13, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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

Wed, Dec 13, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Dec 13, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Dec 14, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
USCRI (U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Cleveland) is available to provide immigration legal advice and representation for newly arrived Ukrainians.

Thu, Dec 14, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Dec 14, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Dec 14, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
P.A.L.S. stands for Programs for All Lives, a series of adapted programs created specifically for customers with disabilities.

Fri, Dec 15, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Fri, Dec 15, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Mon, Dec 18, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Resource Room (40)
English to Speakers of Other Languages

Mon, Dec 18, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Mon, Dec 18, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Mon, Dec 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Resource Room (40)
Books will be available for pick up one month before the program at the circulation desk.

Tue, Dec 19, 9:30am - 12:30pm
USCRI (U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Cleveland) is available to provide immigration legal advice and representation for newly arrived Ukrainians.

Tue, Dec 19, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Conference Room A/B (60)
Books will be available for pick up one month before the discussion date at the checkout desk.

Tue, Dec 19, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, Dec 19, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, Dec 19, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Use your construction creativity with us--both open play & directed challenges will be provided. LEGO, Keva plank & other building materials will get your hands & brains going. Register for one or all

Wed, Dec 20, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Resource Room (40)
English to Speakers of Other Languages

Wed, Dec 20, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Innovation Center
Staff will be available to assist with projects in the Innovation Center.

Wed, Dec 20, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Dec 20, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Dec 21, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
USCRI (U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Cleveland) is available to provide immigration legal advice and representation for newly arrived Ukrainians.

Thu, Dec 21, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Dec 21, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Fri, Dec 22, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Fri, Dec 22, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Sat, Dec 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
Innovation Center
Learn about the equipment and software in the Innovation Centers throughout Cuyahoga County Public Library.

Tue, Dec 26, 9:30am - 12:30pm
USCRI (U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Cleveland) is available to provide immigration legal advice and representation for newly arrived Ukrainians.

Tue, Dec 26, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, Dec 26, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Dec 27, 11:00am - 1:00pm
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.

Wed, Dec 27, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Dec 27, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Dec 28, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Drop in for some jumbo-size fun with big games, prizes, pretend snowball fights and more in the Parma Snow Auditorium. Ages 3 and up. No registration required.

Thu, Dec 28, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
USCRI (U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Cleveland) is available to provide immigration legal advice and representation for newly arrived Ukrainians.

Thu, Dec 28, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Dec 28, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Fri, Dec 29, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Fri, Dec 29, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, Jan 02, 9:30am - 12:30pm
USCRI (U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Cleveland) is available to provide immigration legal advice and representation for newly arrived Ukrainians.

Tue, Jan 02, 10:00am - 10:20am
Story/Craft Room (40)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books.

Tue, Jan 02, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, Jan 02, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Jan 03, 10:00am - 10:20am
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Wed, Jan 03, 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.

Wed, Jan 03, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Jan 03, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Jan 03, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Innovation Center
Staff will be available to assist with projects in the Innovation Center.

Wed, Jan 03, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Story/Craft Room (40)
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

Thu, Jan 04, 10:00am - 10:30am
Story/Craft Room (40)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Thu, Jan 04, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
USCRI (U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Cleveland) is available to provide immigration legal advice and representation for newly arrived Ukrainians.

Thu, Jan 04, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Jan 04, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Fri, Jan 05, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Story/Craft/Resource Room (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Fri, Jan 05, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.