LPL Calendar of Events compiled by Elaine Rosenberger

Tuesday, June 6
Yoga Tuesdays - Historic Hatha Yoga
Presented by Marcia Camino

Most styles of yoga in the West today are considered Hatha Yoga. Hatha’s rich history is both ancient and modern with both Eastern and Western influences. Its practices are designed to align and calm the body, mind and spirit.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Multipurpose Room

Wednesday, June 7
Workshop - Introduction to Meditation: A Practice for Moving Toward Inner Peace and Improved Health
Presented by Mello Mitchell

Meditation can reduce anxiety and stress, leading to more balanced living and a healthier life. Learn simple meditations that can become the foundation of your daily practice. Eat light and dress in comfortable clothes. After retiring from corporate life, meditation instructor Mello Mitchell’s passion became to help people reduce stress and anxiety and find inner peace through a variety of practices including meditation and mindfulness.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Thursday, June 8
Friends’ Preview Sale (not a bag sale)

Special members-only preview sale. Memberships may be purchased at the door for as little as two dollars.
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Main Friends’ Book Sale Area

Thursday, June 8
Author Event - Autopsy of America: The Death of a Nation by Seph Lawless

Autopsy of America: The Death of a Nation is a harrowing look deep inside the crumbling apocalyptic landscape of America through the eyes of photojournalist Seph Lawless. The captivating images are accompanied by Lawless’ personal anecdotes and thought-provoking stories that are as riveting as the images. Books will be available for sale and signing at the event.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Friday, June 9
Documentary - At the Fork (2016)
Presented by LEAF

Filmmaker and omnivore John Papola, together with his vegetarian wife Lisa, offer up a timely and refreshingly unbiased look at how farm animals are raised for our consumption. With unprecedented access to large-scale conventional farms, Papola asks the tough questions behind every hamburger, glass of milk and baby-back rib. What he discovers are not heartless industrialists, but America’s farmers—real people who, along with him, are grappling with the moral dimensions of farming animals for food.
6:30 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Saturday, June 10
Friends’ Bag of Books Sale

Friends of Lakewood Public Library host the Friends Summer Bag of Books Sale in the Main Library Basement.
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Main Friends’ Book Sale Area

Saturday, June 10
Film - Dial M for Murder (1954)
Presented by Terry Meehan

Tennis pro Tony Wendice (Ray Milland) suspects that his wealthy wife Margot (Grace Kelly) is having an affair with handsome playboy Mark Halliday (Robert Cummings). He blackmails an old army buddy (Anthony Dawson) into following his plan for the murder of his wife. Terry Meehan continues his series on Hitchcock in the Fifties, introducing each film with an original video presentation, followed by audience reaction and a lively discussion.
6:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Sunday, June 11
Performance - Story Club Cleveland

"More stripped-down than spoken word, more intimate than a reading, less frantic than stand-up, less showy than theater, [live lit is] essentially a reader and a mic and a room full of people. Live lit is verbal seduction, polemic, rhythm and lyric, bedtime story, bombast, and lament all at once.” – Chicago Reader review of Story Club. Story Club is a nonfiction storytelling show for adults. The goal is to mix the spontaneity of an open mic with the experience of live theater.
2:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Monday, June 12
Documentary - Trail Magic (2015)

Though many serious hikers know that Emma “Grandma” Gatewood became the first woman to solo thru-hike the Appalachian Trail, in 1955 at the age of sixty-seven, they really don’t know the rest of the story. Gatewood, a survivor of domestic abuse, raised eleven children before divorcing her husband and hiking the 2,050 mile trail for the first time The film about this historic Ohioan, who lived much of her life in Gallia County, includes interviews with family, historians and hikers. Gatewood inspires us to walk boldly into life, to “go for it” and change the world.
6:30 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Monday, June 12
Meditation Mondays
Presented by Nadine Feighan

The physical and mental benefits of meditation include reduced stress and anxiety, increased focus, improved immune system function and an overall sense of well-being. Nadine Feighan presents Heartfulness Meditation, a simple, effective form of meditation focused on the heart. Each of the four Monday sessions will build on the past sessions.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Multipurpose Room

Tuesday, June 13
Yoga Tuesdays
The “Quiet Revolution”: Yin Yoga
Presented by Marcia Camino

Yin Yoga makes more flexible and strong the body’s “yin” or connective tissue. Yin helps knees, hips, pelvis, shoulders, neck and back—where our bodies take much undeniable stress. It is highly therapeutic and quiet in nature.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Multipurpose Room

Wednesday, June 14
Talk - Herbal Medicine Chest
Presented by Cindy Summer

Vitamins, minerals and herbs are naturally designed to work with your body rather than against it. In this program, Cindy Summer, a certified herbalist, will explore alternative herbal remedies coupled with dietary suggestions to alleviate common health issues such as the common cold, heartburn/acid reflux, sinus and respiratory issues, fibromyalgia and joint pain, irritable bowel syndrome, depression and anxiety, stress and sleep issues.

7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium
Thursday, June 15
Author Event Paradox Forged in Blood by Mary Frances Fisher

A murder on Millionaire’s Row. A killer’s chilling words: "Shh. I know where you live." Paradox Forged in Blood is set in Cleveland, during the late 1930s. Four decades after the murder of socialite Louis Sheridan, the cold case is resurrected with receipt of new evidence that transports detectives back to Nazi Germany. The only living witness, Ellen O’Malley, must confront a haunting secret and her complicit actions. From Mary Frances Fisher comes her debut novel, Paradox Forged in Blood, a book based on true events and stories passed down from the author’s family. Books will be available for sale and signing at the event.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Thursday, June 15
Booked For Murder: Detectives around the World

Discover a new place and uncover a mystery, as you follow a different detective through a different location each month. Tonight we will discuss The Blackhouse by Peter May (Isle of Lewis, Scotland).
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Meeting Room

Saturday, June 17
Film - Secretariat (2010)

This docudrama tells the true story of racehorse Secretariat, aka “Big Red.” Penny Chenery Tweedy (Diane Lane) acquires ownership of the not yet born colt by losing a coin toss. Penny hires eccentric French-Canadian trainer Lucien Laurin (John Malkovich). Barbara Steffek-Hill presents a series of classic and contemporary films from her personal favorites. 
6:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Sunday, June 18
Concert - Andy and Judy

Massachusetts natives Andy and Judy Daigle love folk music and love sharing it with audiences from the Northeast to the Midwest. The duo often plays well-known folk songs, from old-time traditional music to tunes by stalwart folk legends. Not only are they good singers, the instrumental complexity—the duo plays guitars, mandolin and banjo.— shows they are gifted musicians, too.
2:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Monday, June 19
Meditation Mondays

Presented by Nadine Feighan
The physical and mental benefits of meditation include reduced stress and anxiety, increased focus, improved immune system function and an overall sense of well-being. Nadine Feighan presents Heartfulness Meditation, a simple, effective form of meditation focused on the heart. Each of the four Monday sessions will build on the past sessions.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Multipurpose Room

Tuesday, June 20
Yoga Tuesdays Presented by Marcia Camino
The World of the Sun Salutation

The sun is a life-giving power. As a way of honoring that life force, yogis move through a series of postures facilitated by breath. Learn the history of the Sun Salutation and try out some of the several styles.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Multipurpose Room

Tuesday, June 20
Knit & Lit Book Club

Come share your passion for great literature and show off your knitting, crochet, counted cross-stitch, embroidery and quilting works-in-progress. Tonight we will discuss Epitaph: A Novel of the O.K. Corral by Mary Doria Russell.
7:00 p.m. Main Library Meeting Room

 

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