LPL Calendar Of Events Compiled by Elaine Rosenberger

Thursday, October 5
Documentary: "We the Economy: 20 Short Films You Can’t Afford to Miss"

Blockbuster directors team up with economics experts to explain the significant economic issues of our time in the form of short films. Each film explores a key money topic affecting Americans today and answers questions like “What is the Economy?”, “What is the Role of our Government in the Economy?” and “What Causes Inequality?”
6:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Thursday, October 5
Friends Fall Preview Sale

Members-only preview book sale. Memberships may be purchased at the door for as little as three dollars.
6:00 p.m. in the Main Library Friends Book Sale Room

Thursday, October 5
Author Event - "Dr. Bob's Drugless Guide to Balancing Female Hormones"
by Dr. Bob De Maria

We are living in a sea of estrogen which is creating a demand on the detoxifying organs in the body. Up to 95% of breast cancer cases can be directly related to estrogen saturation. Hormone imbalances can be managed by focusing on liver and colon support with foods obtained at the corner grocery store. De Maria will discuss common female hormone challenges including but not limited to hot flashes, fatigue, heavy menses, tender breasts, depression, constipation and much more.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Multipurpose Room

Saturday, October 7
Friends Fall Book Sale

Browse the Friends Fall Book Sale from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. in the Main Library Friends Book Sale Room

Saturday, October 7
Great Decisions in the Library
Nuclear Security: The Enduring Challenge of Nuclear Weapons
Led by William Fickinger

Nuclear nonproliferation was a top priority for the Obama administration. While the Iran Deal was a diplomatic victory toward this end, major threats persist from both state and non-state actors, and countries such as North Korea, Russia, and India and Pakistan continue to challenge nonproliferation efforts.
10:00 a.m. in the Main Library Multipurpose Room

Saturday, October 7
Film - "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" (1975)

R.P. McMurphy (Jack Nicholson) is a crook who pleads insanity to avoid prison. McMurphy trades the labor camp and work detail for the mental institution and shock therapy. His dreams of comfort and luxury are quickly dashed. It turns out that the mental institution has its very own warden in the form of Nurse Ratched (Louise Fletcher). Based on the 1963 novel by Ken Kesey, this film continues our series of films based on books.
6:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Sunday, October 8
Concert – Homestead Collective

Homestead Collective is Caitlyn Deviney and Ben Morris, two intentionally independent, nonconformist musicians based outside Philadelphia. Their folk/pop style is influenced by bands such as Nickel Creek, James Taylor, Billie Marten and Drew Holcomb. Memorable melodies and intricate instrumentation combined with haunting, honest lyrics - they write stories through song that we all want to tell.
2:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Tuesday, October 10
Genealogy Workshop
Led by Dr. Deborah Abbott

Genealogist Deborah Abbott will show you how to unlock the secrets held by census eports, military records, birth certificates and death notices in this hands-on workshop.
6:00 p.m. in the Main Library Learning Lab

Tuesday, October 10
Author Event - "Beach, Breeze, Bloodshed: A Teddy Creque Mystery
Book" by John Keyse-Walker

After barely surviving his first criminal investigation, Constable Teddy Creque has spent the past six months trying to weather the aftermath. Now, with a promotion and a medal of honor, he’s newly committed to the job. So when a young woman dies in a shark attack off the coast of a neighboring island, Teddy is happy to help capture the man-eater. But when Teddy arrives on Virgin Gorda, he begins to suspect there was human foul play involved, too. While Teddy is convinced that the woman’s death wasn’t accidental, not everyone on the island takes kindly to his meddling.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Talk - Investigating the 5th Amendment
Presentation by Magistrate Barbara Greenberg

The last in our four-part series on the 5th Amendment. Registration is required. Register online at or call (216) 226-8275, ext. 127.
7:00 p.m. Main Library Multipurpose Room

Wednesday, October 11
Lakewood Historical Society - History of the Lakewood Police Department
Presentation by Officer Ted Morley

What is now the City of Lakewood with a population of over 50,000 began as the Hamlet of Lakewood, population 400. The Lakewood Police Department has grown as well, to serve the growing population. Officer Ted Morley has spent the last twenty years as the Ward 1 Community Officer, and the last fifteen years collecting historical photographs of the Lakewood Police Department. Morley’s presentation will center on this collection and will cover the complete history of the Lakewood Police Department.  
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Thursday, October 12, 2017
Author Event - "
Quit ‘Should-ing’ On Yourself: A Step By Step Guide to Creating the Life You Deserve"
by Eva Starr

Buckle your seat belt, and hold on for your life because this isn’t your ordinary self-help book. An African grey parrot named Japa will help you peel back the layers of the onion, revealing your true self as you shine the light on the darkness, ready to explore the areas where you dared not tread before. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll fall in love with Japa as he leads you through a mixture of life’s realities in a world filled with so much insanity.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Thursday, October 12
Non-Fiction Book Club

Come and join the conversation during 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 discuss "Suspicious Minds: Why We Believe Conspiracy Theories" by Rob Brotherton.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Meeting Room

Saturday, October 14
Film - "McCabe & Mrs. Miller" (1971)
Presented by TerryMeehan

John McCabe (Warren Beatty) arrives in the town of Presbyterian Church, Washington and establishes a make-shift brothel. Constance Miller (Julie Christie) approaches him with ideas on how they could run the operation more profitably. The two become successful business partners, until they are approached by mining moguls who want to take over. The offer comes with inducements in the form of hired hit men. But the townspeople are not worried, because the mysterious McCabe is a legendary gunfighter . . . right? Altman called this film an “Anti-Western” because of the way it subverts many of the genre’s conventions. Terry Meehan continues his series on Revisionist Westerns of the 1970s, introducing each film with an original video, followed by audience reaction and a lively discussion.
6:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Sunday, October 15
Concert – David Drazin, Jazz Piano

David will perform a solo piano concert of jazz, blues and show tunes, emphasizing the hot piano styles of yesteryear. He will introduce each number, detailing the composers and history of the tunes, and some of the original recordings. By performing Harlem Stride, Boogie Woogie, Bebop and beyond, David will provide an audible capsule history of jazz.
2:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Monday, October 16
"Talk - Eat Clean, Run Dirty"
Presentation by Jessica Croisant

Jessica Croisant is an accomplished vegan ultra-endurance athlete and former mixed martial arts instructor turned full-time trail ambassador and plant-based nutrition advocate, motivational speaker, wife and mother. In 2015, Croisant became a blogger with the launch of her website The blog is focused on providing resources and tips for runners of allabilities as well as support for training and nutrition. Croisant will share what it takes to run for fitness, including the importance of nutrition, and the value of having a running community.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Tuesday, October 17
Forum: Home Rule for Northeast Ohio Communities: Should it be Stronger or Weaker?
Presented by Dealer, League of Women Voters-Greater Cleveland,CWRU Siegal Lifelong Learning
Moderated by Tom Beres

Who has the right to control laws regarding gun control, fracking, police, schools and many other issues. Should it be local communities? Or should the Ohio legislature set the laws for your city? Panelists include Tom Bier PhD, Senior Fellow at the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs of Cleveland State University; Barbara A. Langhenry, Director of Law for the City of Cleveland; Thomas Suddes, Columnist for, the Columbus Dispatch and the Dayton Daily News and Michael Summers, Mayor of the city of Lakewood.
6:30 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Tuesday, October 17
Knit & Lit Book Club

Come share your passion for great literature and show off your knitting, crocheting, counted cross-stich, embroidery and quilting works-in-progress. Tonight we will discuss "At the Edge of the Orchard" by Tracy Chevalier.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Meeting Room

Wednesday, October, 18
Talk - The March toward Total War: German's Doctrine of Unrestricted Submarine Warfare and the Sinking of R.M.S. Lusitania
Presentation by George N. Vourlojianis, Ph.D.

The March toward Total War addresses the introduction and use of thesubmarine as a terror weapon. Germany's sinking of thepassenger-liner Lusitania in which over 1100 civilian men, women and children lost their lives stunnedthe world.Professor Emeritus George Vourlojianis presentsmilitary history courses at John Carroll University in Cleveland. Funding for this program is made possible in part by Ohio Humanities.
7:00 p.m. in the Main library Auditorium

Thursday, October 19
Author Event - "Missing: Coming to Terms with a Borderline Mother"
by Kathy Ewing

Northeast Ohio native Kathy Ewing never understood why her mother was so unhappy. It was not until Ewing herself became a mother of two that she sought to understand her mother’s cold and absent behavior. This behavior mystified her until she made the connection between her mother’s coldness and Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). In "Missing," Ewing presents a memoir sharing her childhood memories that showcase her mother’s troubling behavior and explain the BPD diagnosis.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

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