LPL Calendar of Events Compiled by Elaine Rosenberger

Thursday, February 22, 2018
Performance – Great Lakes Theater Classics on Tour Huck Finn

Great Lakes Theater’s Classics on tour presents Huck Finn. Adapted by Eric Schmiedl and based on the novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. Two runaways – a boy and a slave – team-up for adventure on the mighty Mississippi! On the journey, they learn lessons of integrity, dignity, and friendship.
6:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Saturday, February 24, 2018
Film - To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

In a dusty Depression-era Southern town, a white woman (Collin Wilcox) accuses Tom Robinson (Brock Peters), a black man, of rape. Atticus Finch (Gregory Peck) serves as the defense attorney for the case and finds his distinguished reputation at stake. His children Scout and Jem turn their attention from spying on their elusive neighbor Boo Radley (Robert Duvall) to the tension-filled trial.
6:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Sunday, February 25, 2018
Jazz Clinic Series
Led by Chris Vance

Each concert consists of performances by a wide array of artists, a brief lecture dealing with the topic at hand, and a Q & A session where audience members can engage with the performers.
2:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Documentary - The Last Trailer Park (2016)
Directed by Raychel Brightman
Presented by Cleveland Tenants Organization

Inside the last trailer park in Nassau County, a tight-knit community has dispersed after a nine-year legal battle. Now the last remaining family struggles against a deadline to find an alternative to becoming homeless. Harvard University professor Matthew Desmond made a trailer park his home and watched as families were evicted and forced into shelters. His research, “the most comprehensive, detailed data on American urban poverty, housing and eviction” is the foundation of his book Evicted. Following The Last Trailer Park, we will also show an interview with Desmond.
6:30 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Thursday, March 1, 2018
Author Event - Imagine a Forest: Designs and Inspirations for Enchanting Folk Art
Book by Dinara Mirtalipova

From the inspired mind of Dinara Mirtalipova comes Imagine a Forest, a drawing and design guide to creating your own Eastern European folklore inspired artwork. The lush and captivating illustrations and encouraging, easy-to-follow advice featured in these step-by-step tutorials will guide you through Mirtalipova’s gorgeous folk-art drawings and inspire you to create your own. She uses a wide range of materials and tools, including lino blocks, gouache and acrylics. Books will be available for sale and signing at this event.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Saturday, March 3, 2018
Film - Double Indemnity (1944)
Directed by Billy Wilder

An ordinary house call to a client turns sinister as soon as Walter Neff (Fred Mac Murray) meets the client’s conniving wife, Phyllis Dietrichson (Barbara Stanwyck). Phyllis intends to take out a life insurance policy on her husband, kill him, and collect the payout. Walter falls under her spell and is roped into her murderous scheme. The perfect plan turns complicated when Phyllis’s stepdaughter Lola (Jean Heather) begins to suspect foul play.
6:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Sunday, March 4, 2018
Concert - Wallace Coleman

As a youth in eastern Tennessee, Wallace Coleman was captivated by the sounds he heard from Nashville’s WLAC; they were playing the Blues. He says, “I would be sittin’ in class and hear Howlin’ Wolf singin’ just as clear in my head.” Cleveland Blues royalty Robert Lockwood Jr. said he would never hire a harmonica player, then he heard Coleman play. Coleman toured with Lockwood for the next ten years before forming his own band.
2:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Talk - Hospice 101
Presentation by Nancy Miller, RN

Hospice care not only provides a team-oriented approach to expert medical care and pain management, but hospice care goes further than that and gives emotional and spiritual support expressly tailored to the patient’s needs and wishes. Find out more about Hospice Care Services for yourself or your loved ones from Nancy Miller, RN at Hospice of the Western Reserve. You will learn the steps to receive care including how to get referred, how it is paid for and the types of services available.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Thursday, March 8, 2018
Friends’ Spring Book Sale Preview

Friends of Lakewood Public Library host the spring book sale preview. Memberships may be purchased at the door for as little as $3.00.
6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Friends Book Sale Room.

Thursday, March 8, 2018
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 Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President by Candice Millard.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Meeting Room

Saturday, March 10, 2018
Friends’ Spring Book Sale

Friends of Lakewood Public Library host the Friends Spring Book Sale at Lakewood Public Main Library, 15425 Detroit Ave., Lakewood, OH.
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Main Library Friends Book Sale Room.

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Volume 14, Issue 4, Posted 12:12 PM, 02.20.2018