From book clubs and meet the author events to lectures and films, the Library offers a wide array of adult programming designed to fit everyone’s interest.
This special event will feature three authors and their two books about time periods and events in Cleveland history. Each story is woven with drama straight from the headlines of our own city newspapers. Books will be available for sale and signing at this event. The Birth of Downtown Cleveland: A Vision Interrupted and LGBTQ […] Read More
No one expects much from Christy Brown (Daniel Day-Lewis). Born with crippling cerebral palsy, Christy is a burden to his working-class Irish family. His paralysis and inability to communicate lead them to believe he is intellectually disabled. His experience of the world is limited to the use of his one controllable limb – his left […] Read More
IN2ATIVEs goal is to emotionally connect with their audience while breaking the stereotypes of two historically conservative, classical instruments, the flute and cello. With their music quoted as “Hot and Edgy,” IN2ATIVE’s vibe is anything but traditional. Although classically trained at the Cleveland Institute of Music, this avant-garde flute and cello duo specializes in a […] Read More
Registration required. How far back would you like to trace your family tree? Genealogist Deborah Abbott will show you how to unlock the secrets held by census reports, military records, birth certificates and death notices in this hands-on workshop. Space is limited at the workshops, but you are welcome to register with a partner and […] Read More
Directed by Jody Shapiro. Presented by Lion & Blue. Burt Shavitz is the accidental co-founder and face of Burt’s Bees, Inc. A hermit and an eccentric, his celebrity status hasnt upended the simple life he leads as a beekeeper in Maine. The collision of business and personal values reveals the reclusive man behind the logo. […] Read More
Presented by Barbara Parr.The Sound and the Fury is a literary classic known for its unconventional narrative style. William Faulkners use of stream-of-consciousness technique and the Southern gothic motif create a novel where the inner workings of the human mind are displayed in an unforgettable style. While Faulkners fourth novel was not a success upon […] Read More
Led by Dr. Ramune Braziunaite. State and non-state actors today must maneuver a complex and rapidly evolving media landscape. Conventional journalism now competes with user-generated content. Foreign policy is tweeted from the White House and fake news has become a common phrase. Cyberwarfare, hacking and misinformation pose complex security threats. How are actors using media […] Read More