Events at Main Library

Browse Events & Programs at the Main Library

Happy Chinese

For Students in First through Sixth Grade. Learn about Chinese characters, expressions, songs and culture in this six-week interactive program taught by visiting professor Shunqin Li of the Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University. The Confucius Institute offers courses in Chinese characters, Chinese calligraphy, Tai Chi, traditional Chinese medicine and Chinese language for all levels. […] Read More

Just Baby N’ Me

For You and Your Birth to 24 month old baby. Just Baby ‘N Me is a lap-sit story time aimed at babies from birth through early walkers. The focus is on bounces, rhymes, songs, finger plays and exploring short books together. Just Baby ‘N Me is meant to facilitate interaction between you and your baby, […] Read More

Functional Movement, Stress Reduction and Mindfulness

Cleveland Clinic Lakewood Family Health Center Functional Medicine Series Presentation by Kevin Heine, ACSM EP-C Chronic, or ongoing, stress has been proven to have a negative impact on health. The physiologic stress response is a factor in five of the six leading causes of death in the United States. Improve your health and reduce your […] Read More

Pajama Party

For You and Your 2 to 6 Year Old Child. Make the Library a part of your bedtime routine with an evening story time. Children are encouraged to wear their favorite pajamas and bring their stuffed animal friend to snuggle. Join us as we wind down for the night with quiet stories, movement, finger plays […] Read More

Just Baby N’ Me

For You and Your Birth to 24 month old baby. Just Baby ‘N Me is a lap-sit story time aimed at babies from birth through early walkers. The focus is on bounces, rhymes, songs, finger plays and exploring short books together. Just Baby ‘N Me is meant to facilitate interaction between you and your baby, […] Read More

Shake Rattle and Roll (Drop-In)

For You and Your 2 to 6 Year Old Child. You and your child will shake it together! Shake, Rattle and Roll introduces caregivers and their children to rhymes, songs and dances. Not only will you and your little one have a great time during this musical extravaganza, but you will also be helping to […] Read More

Shake Rattle and Roll (Drop-In)

For You and Your 2 to 6 Year Old Child. You and your child will shake it together! Shake, Rattle and Roll introduces caregivers and their children to rhymes, songs and dances. Not only will you and your little one have a great time during this musical extravaganza, but you will also be helping to […] Read More

Illustration Creation

For Students in Kindergarten through First Grade. Love to look at the illustrations in picture books? You can create your own pictures in this engaging program featuring picture book art. This six-week program will feature a different children’s book illustrator each week for project inspiration and will culminate with an art show for family and […] Read More

Just Baby N’ Me (Drop-In)

For You and Your Birth to 24 month old baby. Just Baby ‘N Me is a lap-sit story time aimed at babies from birth through early walkers. The focus is on bounces, rhymes, songs, finger plays and exploring short books together. Just Baby ‘N Me is meant to facilitate interaction between you and your baby, […] Read More

Great Decisions in Libraries – The Rise of Populism in Europe

Presentation by Javier Morales-Ortiz, Ph.D.Mass migration has directly abetted the rise of populism in Europe. In addition to calling for stronger borders, however, these parties are invariably illiberal, making their rise a matter of serious concern for national security. After a brief video, Javier Morales-Ortiz, professor at Baldwin Wallace University, will lead a discussion and […] Read More