Adult Events

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.

Immigration Legislation in the United States

Presented by Magistrate Barbara Greenberg. From the very beginning of American history, immigration has been a point of debate in communities and courtrooms across the nation. During this four-week series participants will discuss the cases that made immigration legislation what it is today with Barbara Greenberg, a magistrate for Bedford Municipal Court and the Cuyahoga […] Read More

Forum – Waste Water and the West Side — What are the issues?

Tens of billions of gallons of wastewater are processed every year through Cleveland’s three water treatment plants. Northeast Ohio’s geographical proximity to Lake Erie keeps conservation at the forefront of community concern and planning initiatives. Join the League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland to hear from area experts on the process and issues surrounding […] Read More

Author Event – Follow the Dragons

Author Event – Follow the Dragons: Discovering the Love of Ultra Running and Myself. Book by Kyle V. Robinson. Follow the Dragons is a soul-searching portrait of a man finding his way, challenging what people are capable of no matter their past and coming to the realization that a grand arrival to fulfillment is intangible. […] Read More

Film – From Russia with Love (1963) Presented by Terry Meehan

Directed by Terence Young. In a story by genuine spy Ian Fleming, Soviet cipher clerk Tatiana Romanova (Daniela Bianchi) offers to turn over a Lektor coding machine, but only if James Bond (Sean Connery) escorts her to safety on the Orient Express. Red Grant (Robert Shaw) and Rosa Klebb (Lotte Lenya) try to derail them. […] Read More

Concert – NorthCoast Winds — Americas’ Immigrant Composers

This performance will showcase the many cultural threads that make up the fabric of AmericanMusic. Our musical melting pot may include music by Paul Hindemith and Arnold Schoenberg, immigrants from Germany, Paquito D’Rivera an immigrant from Cuba or Miguel del Aguila an immigrant from Uruguay. These works will be performed by the North Coast Winds […] Read More

Immigration Legislation in the United States. Presented by Magistrate Barbara G

From the very beginning of American history, immigration has been a point of debate in communities and courtrooms across the nation. During this four-week series participants will discuss the cases that made immigration legislation what it is today with Barbara Greenberg, a magistrate for Bedford Municipal Court and the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court. She teaches […] Read More

Citizenship Workshops Presented by Tri-C ASPIRE

Registration is required. This two-week workshop will show participants how to become a U.S. citizen through the process of naturalization. Practice questions will be shown, and we will discuss how to study for the test. Participants will have access to information on community resources including financial assistance, legal assistance, English language learning, citizenship test preparation […] Read More

Author Event – The Browns Blues: Two Decades of Utter Frustration

The Browns Blues: Two Decades of Utter Frustration: Why Everything Kept Going Wrong for the Cleveland Browns. Book by Terry Pluto. From their return in 1999 through the winless 2017 season, the Cleveland Browns had the worst record in the NFL. Now, veteran sports columnist Terry Pluto explains why everything kept going wrong. This detailed […] Read More

Non-Fiction Book Club

Come and join the conversation with our newest book club. There are sure to be serious and thought-provoking discussions about many subjects inspired by these non-fiction works. Tonight we will be discussing Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World–and Why Things Are Better Than You Think by Hans Rosling with Ola Rosling and Anna […] Read More

Film – Laura (1944) Presented by Barbara Steffek-Hill

Laura Hunt (Gene Tierney) is found shot to death in her apartment. Detective Mark McPherson (Dana Andrews) investigates her murder. McPherson sorts through Laura’s belongings for clues and becomes obsessed by a portrait of her. One night he falls asleep in a chair near the painting and awakens to the sight of a beautiful mirage […] Read More