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The Art of Small Talk

2024-03-27 19:00:00 2024-03-27 20:00:00 America/New_York The Art of Small Talk Gain confidence in speaking with new people in this hands-on workshop presented by Kimberlee Franz, Certified Etiquette Instructor. Parma-Powers Branch - Meeting Room A/B (150)

Wednesday, March 27
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-03-27 19:00:00 2024-03-27 20:00:00 America/New_York The Art of Small Talk Gain confidence in speaking with new people in this hands-on workshop presented by Kimberlee Franz, Certified Etiquette Instructor. Parma-Powers Branch - Meeting Room A/B (150)

Parma-Powers Branch

Meeting Room A/B (150)

Gain confidence in speaking with new people in this hands-on workshop presented by Kimberlee Franz, Certified Etiquette Instructor.


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


Being able to relate to others is essential for building and maintaining positive relationships, whether in professional or personal settings. In this program we will explore the various aspects of social etiquette to help you feel confident in any situation: 

  • Introductions
  • Remembering names
  • Showing confidence in communication 
  • Being an active listener 
  • Ease of transition within topics of conversation 
  • Being mindful of personal presence 
  • Confidence in any situation 

The art of small talk is about making others feel comfortable and valued in your presence. By learning these tips, you can build confidence and create positive connections in any situation.

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Parma-Powers Branch

[email protected]
Phone: 440.885.5362
Fax: 440.884.2263
Branch manager
Donna Meyers

Hours
Mon, Apr 22 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Apr 23 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Apr 24 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Apr 25 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Apr 26 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sat, Apr 27 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sun, Apr 28 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

Come play the popular card game Magic: The Gathering! Play in a variety of styles and formats; be it a one-on-one duel, two-headed giant or a free-for-all; from Commander to Cube Drafting - this is a casual gathering for all ages and skill levels (game may not be suitable for children under 10). Register online or call 216-267-5250. Beginners welcome! 

Upcoming events

Tue, Apr 23, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Tue, Apr 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
Story/Craft Room (49)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Tue, Apr 23, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, Apr 23, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Homework Center (49)
Free homework help! We offer homework assistance, internet access, educational books and games, and PC and database access.

Tue, Apr 23, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room C/D (90)
Explore your creativity and learn how to assemble a junk journal.
This event is full

Wed, Apr 24, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Wed, Apr 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
Story/Craft Room (49)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Wed, Apr 24, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Apr 24, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Homework Center (49)
Free homework help! We offer homework assistance, internet access, educational books and games, and PC and database access.

Wed, Apr 24, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room A/B (150)
Welcoming the Ukrainian community to Blue Whales at Your Library and Parma-Powers Branch library.

Thu, Apr 25, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Thu, Apr 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Story/Craft Room (49)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Thu, Apr 25, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Apr 25, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Homework Center (49)
Free homework help! We offer homework assistance, internet access, educational books and games, and PC and database access.

Thu, Apr 25, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
This event will be held in-person at the Parma-Powers Branch.

Fri, Apr 26, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Fri, Apr 26, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Fri, Apr 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Homework Center (49)
Art isn't just about making something beautiful, but can be used for self-expression, communication, confidence and feeling good.

Sat, Apr 27, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Sun, Apr 28, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Mon, Apr 29, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Mon, Apr 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Story/Craft Room (49)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books. Stay to play and socialize with other families.

Mon, Apr 29, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room D (40)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED® high school equivalency classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Mon, Apr 29, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Mon, Apr 29, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Homework Center (49)
Free homework help! We offer homework assistance, internet access, educational books and games, and PC and database access.

Mon, Apr 29, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room D (40)
Please text/call 216-990-8271 for more information.

Mon, Apr 29, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A/B (150)
This presentation looks at how to find historic districts, learning about the guidelines that historic districts use, and examples of historic districts.

Tue, Apr 30, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Tue, Apr 30, 10:30am - 11:00am
Story/Craft Room (49)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Tue, Apr 30, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, Apr 30, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Homework Center (49)
Free homework help! We offer homework assistance, internet access, educational books and games, and PC and database access.

Wed, May 01, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, May 01, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Homework Center (49)
Free homework help! We offer homework assistance, internet access, educational books and games, and PC and database access.

Thu, May 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
Homework Center (49)
Fun activities will practice skills that support number sense and math concepts. Registration required.

Thu, May 02, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Conference Room (35)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, May 02, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Homework Center (49)
Free homework help! We offer homework assistance, internet access, educational books and games, and PC and database access.

Thu, May 02, 4:00pm - 8:00pm
UH Neurologist, Dr John Andrefsky, will talk on stroke and stroke prevention. Medical screenings will be offered by nursing staff from UH Parma Medical center, following the program.

Fri, May 03, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room A/B (150),Story/Craft Room (49)
Boost your baby’s brain through play!
This event is full

Fri, May 03, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Fri, May 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Homework Center (49)
Art isn't just about making something beautiful, but can be used for self-expression, communication, confidence and feeling good.

Sat, May 04, 9:00am - 5:30pm
Stop in and pick up a free comic book. Supply limited. Sponsored by the Friends of the Parma Libraries.

Sat, May 04, 10:00am - 12:00pm
FAFSA application assistance offered by representatives from Cuyahoga County Community College.

Sat, May 04, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Teen (49)
Play Pokemon, swap cards, play board games and the Nintendo Switch or bring your tabletop games. Prizes and refreshments!

Mon, May 06, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room D (40)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED® high school equivalency classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Mon, May 06, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Mon, May 06, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Homework Center (49)
Free homework help! We offer homework assistance, internet access, educational books and games, and PC and database access.

Mon, May 06, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room D (40)
Please text/call 216-990-8271 for more information.

Mon, May 06, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A/B (150)
This program will teach you practical tips and tricks on how to reduce your consumption of plastic, as well as how plastics fit into the vision of a no-waste, circular economy.

Tue, May 07, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, May 07, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Homework Center (49)
Free homework help! We offer homework assistance, internet access, educational books and games, and PC and database access.

Canceled
Tue, May 07, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Wed, May 08, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, May 08, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Homework Center (49)
Free homework help! We offer homework assistance, internet access, educational books and games, and PC and database access.

Wed, May 08, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room A/B (150)
Learn how to cook quick meals for after school in a fun atmosphere with Chef Sugabear.

Wed, May 08, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room C/D (90)
Monthly movie discussion group. May film is Till.

Thu, May 09, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, May 09, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Homework Center (49)
Free homework help! We offer homework assistance, internet access, educational books and games, and PC and database access.

Thu, May 09, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Six-month fiction writing workshop focused on short stories. Led by Eric Anderson.
Registration is now closed

Thu, May 09, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A/B (150)
This program will explore the bloody history of the Cleveland area Mob in the 1970s.

Fri, May 10, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room A/B (150)
Boost your baby’s brain through play!
This event is full

Fri, May 10, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Fri, May 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Homework Center (49)
Art isn't just about making something beautiful, but can be used for self-expression, communication, confidence and feeling good.

Mon, May 13, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room D (40)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED® high school equivalency classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Mon, May 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Mon, May 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Homework Center (49)
Be part of a big build! Contribute anything you can imagine for our ocean world. We supply the LEGO.

Tue, May 14, 10:00am - 11:00am
Conference Room (35)
Join us for a discussion of The Women by Kristin Hannah. Books will be available one month in advance.

Tue, May 14, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, May 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A/B (150)
Join us when author Mary Kay Andrews visits to discuss her latest novel, Summers at the Saint.
This event is full

Wed, May 15, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, May 15, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Put your knowledge to the ultimate test! How much do you know/remember about the presidents of the United States ?

Thu, May 16, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, May 16, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn about local groups working to protect the environment and how your skills can make a difference.

Fri, May 17, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room A/B (150)
Boost your baby’s brain through play!
This event is full

Fri, May 17, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Sat, May 18, 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Meeting Room C/D (90)
Hands-on building and technology challenges give you the chance to solve problems, be creative and work with real engineers from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Registration required.
This event is full

Mon, May 20, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room D (40)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED® high school equivalency classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Mon, May 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A/B (150)
Join author Carlo Wolff as he tells the stories of a boisterous music scene that brought heart and soul to Cleveland.

Tue, May 21, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room A/B (150)
Learn about how scams work, what scammers want, and which scams are targeting residents with Cuyahoga County Department of Consumer Affairs

Wed, May 22, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Technology Learning Center (16)
The Library offers FREE tech training classes that cover digital literacy basics, Windows, Microsoft Office programs, digital imaging and cloud computing.

Thu, May 23, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Conference Room (35)
This event will be held in-person at the Parma-Powers Branch.