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Don’t Fall for Fake News!

How to spot disinformation, and find the facts!

2023-12-19 19:00:00 2023-12-19 20:00:00 America/New_York Don’t Fall for Fake News! Learn how to identify fake news, disinformation, and misinformation, using tools, fact checking, critical thinking and common sense. Maple Heights Branch - Large Meeting Room (56)

Tuesday, December 19
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-12-19 19:00:00 2023-12-19 20:00:00 America/New_York Don’t Fall for Fake News! Learn how to identify fake news, disinformation, and misinformation, using tools, fact checking, critical thinking and common sense. Maple Heights Branch - Large Meeting Room (56)

Maple Heights Branch

Large Meeting Room (56)

Learn how to identify fake news, disinformation, and misinformation, using tools, fact checking, critical thinking and common sense.

In this program, "Don't Fall for Fake News" you will learn:

  • What fake news, disinformation and misinformation is and how they are different
  • The techniques used to spread disinformation
  • How social media is a key driver of fake news
  • The steps needed to fact check information
  • Clues to look for to identify fake news
  • Tools you can use to help identify fake news
  • Where to find reliable sources of information
  • How AI will affect fake news

TAGS: | General |

Maple Heights Branch

[email protected]
Phone: 216.475.5000
Fax: 216.587.7281
Branch manager
Deva Walker

Hours
Mon, Feb 26 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Feb 27 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Feb 28 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Feb 29 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Mar 01 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sat, Mar 02 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sun, Mar 03 1:00PM to 5:00PM

Upcoming events

Mon, Feb 26, 9:30am - 3:30pm
Call us at 216.749.9420 to make an appointment with one of our Digital Navigators at a CCPL branch.

Mon, Feb 26, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Storytime Room (30)
Use our Cricut Joy machines to make handmade items to keep or share! Mondays February 5, 12, 19, 26 // 4:00 PM Registration required beginning December 4, 2023.
Registration is now closed

Mon, Feb 26, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Homework Center (100)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, Feb 27, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Small Meeting Room (12)
This is a 12-week class running February 19-May 7, 2024. Please text/call 216-990-8271 for more information.

Tue, Feb 27, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Homework Center (100)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Feb 28, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Storytime Room (30)
Expand your culinary skills with quick and easy recipes.  Wednesdays February 7 – 28 at 4:30 PM. Registration required beginning December 4, 2023 at 9:00 AM.
This event is full

Wed, Feb 28, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Storytime Room (30)
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

Wed, Feb 28, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Homework Center (100)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Feb 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime Room (30)
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

Thu, Feb 29, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Storytime Room (30)
Join us for hands-on, sensory learning. We have the potential to get messy, so please wear play clothes. 

Thu, Feb 29, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Large Meeting Room (56)
In honor of Black History Month, enjoy this Academy Award winning documentary that is part music film & part historical record centered around a 1969 music festival featuring great performances.

Thu, Feb 29, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Homework Center (100)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Fri, Mar 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime Room (30)
Explore the wonders of the natural world with books, songs, and rhymes.

Sat, Mar 02, 9:30am - 3:30pm
Call us at 216.749.9420 to make an appointment with one of our Digital Navigators at a CCPL branch.

Sat, Mar 02, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Large Meeting Room (56)
Using mixed media and acrylic paint, attendees will explore wildlife through art.
This event is full

Mon, Mar 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Storytime Room (30)
Learn basic machine sewing techniques and leave with handmade treasure you will love. Open to Grades 4 - 8. Registration required beginning February 5, 2024.

Mon, Mar 04, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Kindergarten Club is for children entering kindergarten this fall who did not attend preschool, Head Start or a childcare center.

Tue, Mar 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meet up with friends and enjoy trying a new activity each month.

Tue, Mar 05, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Small Meeting Room (12)
This is a 12-week class running February 19-May 7, 2024. Please text/call 216-990-8271 for more information.

Tue, Mar 05, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Homework Center (100)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Mar 06, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Storytime Room (30)
Make and play with slime, oobleck and more!

Wed, Mar 06, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Storytime Room (30)
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

Wed, Mar 06, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Homework Center (100)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Mar 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime Room (30)
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

Thu, Mar 07, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Large Meeting Room (56)
The FAFSA form is changing this year. College Now staff will be on hand to help parents complete their FAFSAs.

Thu, Mar 07, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Homework Center (100)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Fri, Mar 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime Room (30)
Children with varying learning styles and abilities will learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged.

Fri, Mar 08, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Homework Center (100)
Decompress at the end of the week with an open craft hour for teens.

Rescheduled
Sat, Mar 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
New date Saturday, March 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Explore the mind and body and what is at the heart of mental health conditions with Dr. Terry A. Webb.

Mon, Mar 11, 10:30am - 11:30am
Homework Center (100)
Use your creativity and engineering skills to turn cardboard into something amazing.

Mon, Mar 11, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Large Meeting Room (56)
The Library offers FREE tech training classes that cover digital literacy basics, Windows, Microsoft Office programs, digital imaging and cloud computing.

Mon, Mar 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Storytime Room (30)
Learn basic machine sewing techniques and leave with handmade treasure you will love. Open to Grades 4 - 8. Registration required beginning February 5, 2024.

Mon, Mar 11, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Homework Center (100)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Mon, Mar 11, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Large Meeting Room (56)
Join us for a fun, adapted program with a different theme each month. This program is open to all adults but is specifically designed for adults with developmental disabilities and their caregivers.

Tue, Mar 12, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Small Meeting Room (12)
This is a 12-week class running February 19-May 7, 2024. Please text/call 216-990-8271 for more information.

Tue, Mar 12, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Homework Center (100)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Mar 13, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Storytime Room (30)
Make and play with slime, oobleck and more!

Wed, Mar 13, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Storytime Room (30)
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

Wed, Mar 13, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Homework Center (100)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Mar 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime Room (30)
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

Thu, Mar 14, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Large Meeting Room (56)
Enjoy popcorn & a movie on the big screen.

Thu, Mar 14, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Homework Center (100)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Sat, Mar 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime Room (30)
Enjoy stories, songs, and a special playtime with new friends.

Sat, Mar 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Explore the mind and body and what is at the heart of mental health conditions with Dr. Terry A. Webb.

Mon, Mar 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Storytime Room (30)
Learn basic machine sewing techniques and leave with handmade treasure you will love. Open to Grades 4 - 8. Registration required beginning February 5, 2024.

Mon, Mar 18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Homework Center (100)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Mon, Mar 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Maple Heights Branch Zoom 2,Small Meeting Room (12)
Join us for an always-interesting discussion. Attend in-person or virtually!

Tue, Mar 19, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Small Meeting Room (12)
This is a 12-week class running February 19-May 7, 2024. Please text/call 216-990-8271 for more information.

Tue, Mar 19, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Homework Center (100)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, Mar 19, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Meet and learn from local entrepreneurs and business owners in our community. Each month, a different presenter will speak and answer your business related questions.

Wed, Mar 20, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Storytime Room (30)
Make and play with slime, oobleck and more!

Wed, Mar 20, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Storytime Room (30)
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

Wed, Mar 20, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Homework Center (100)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Mar 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime Room (30)
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

Thu, Mar 21, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Homework Center (100)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Sat, Mar 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Large Meeting Room (56)
Enjoy popcorn & a movie on the big screen.

Mon, Mar 25, 10:30am - 11:30am
Storytime Room (30)
From the screen to the canvas, bring your favorite emojis to life.

Mon, Mar 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Storytime Room (30)
Learn basic machine sewing techniques and leave with handmade treasure you will love. Open to Grades 4 - 8. Registration required beginning February 5, 2024.

Mon, Mar 25, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Homework Center (100)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, Mar 26, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Storytime Room (30)
Join us to make rhythm instruments from recycled materials then make music with your instruments!

Tue, Mar 26, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Small Meeting Room (12)
This is a 12-week class running February 19-May 7, 2024. Please text/call 216-990-8271 for more information.

Tue, Mar 26, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Homework Center (100)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Mar 27, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Storytime Room (30)
Make and play with slime, oobleck and more!

Wed, Mar 27, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Storytime Room (30)
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

Wed, Mar 27, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Homework Center (100)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.