LPL CALENDAR OF EVENTS Compiled by Elaine Rosenberger

Thursday, March 22, 2018
Author Event - A Path through Ohio: A Bicycle Journal
Book by Mark J. Looney

Mark Looney explores the state of Ohio by bike, riding on the Ohio to Erie Trail, a newly formed bicycle trail, which links Lake Erie to the Ohio River. “Looney’s Road Rules” provide the details necessary for any intermediate or long distance ride. Books will be available for sale and signing at this event.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Saturday, March 24, 2018
Film - Amélie (2000)
Directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Amélie Poulain (Audrey Tautou) is a shy waitress who has lived a life filled with solitude and fanciful dreams. When she moves into her Paris apartment and finds a treasure left by the former occupant, she resolves to return the item. One good deed leads to a string of escapades as she begins to orchestrate the lives of those around her. In French with English subtitles.
6:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Sunday, March 25, 2018
Concert - The Chardon Polka Band

The Chardon Polka Band breathes new life into the polka genre with their offbeat antics and one of kind style. The Chardon Polka Band plays traditional polkas, comedic renditions of oddball favorites, and even polka-rock covers of anything from Twisted Sister’s “We’re Not Gonna Take It” to Lady Gaga’s “Bad Romance”!
2:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Genealogy Workshop
Taught by Deborah Abbott, PhD

How far back would you like to trace your family tree? Genealogist Deborah Abbott will show you how to unlock the secrets held by census reports, military records, birth certificates and death notices in this hands-on workshop. Unravel your history with professional results. Space is limited at the workshops, but you are welcome to register with a partner and share a computer. Registration is required. Call (216) 226-8275, ext. 127 to register. 
6:00 p.m. in the Main Library Learning Lab

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Estate Planning Seminar
Presentation by Linda Garrett Beebe

Estate planning requires foresight and careful review. This presentation will cover common topics such as wills, trusts and guardianship, as well as probate, survivorship and letters of instruction. Linda Garrett Beebe is an estate planning attorney and former teacher who has offered estate planning seminars for many years.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Talk - Birds of Northeast Ohio: Beyond Your Backyard
Presentation by Matt Valencic
Presented by Audubon Society of Greater Cleveland

Over 200 species of birds can be found in Northeast Ohio in a typical year. Get a close up look at 100 of the most common residents, migrants and breeding birds of Northeast Ohio. This lecture is inspired by The Bluebird Effect, winner of the 2013 Ohioana Book Award and a 2017 Choose to Read Ohio selection. This event is supported by the State Library of Ohio with federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Thursday, March 29, 2018
Author Event - Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad
Book by Craig Sanders

Starting as a steam train operating on weekends for five months a year, the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad has evolved into a year round operation with three trains a day Wednesday through Sunday during the summer and autumn. Vintage streamliner-era passenger cars offer visitors an opportunity to see the park from the train or disembark to explore it on foot or bicycle. Books will be available for sale and signing at this event.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Saturday, March 31, 2018
Film - 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Directed by Stanley Kubrick

When a large black monolith is found buried on the surface of the moon, astronauts wonder where it came from. A team of astronauts is led by Dave Bowman (Keir Dullea) and Gary Lockwood (Frank Poole), but the most important team member is HAL 9000, an artificial intelligence computer who controls all of the functions of the craft. The fight between humanity and technology is in full swing as the astronauts and HAL fight for control of the ship, and ultimately, for survival.
6:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Sunday, April 1, 2018
Library Closed in Observance of Easter

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Talk - Staying Independent through Aging
Presentation by Peggy Lee-Tocco

Most of us want to stay in our own homes throughout our lifetime. Join us for a six week series on independence and aging. Each session will be presented by experts from area senior care initiatives and medical organizations. Seniors and their adult children are encouraged to attend and plan together. At the end of the series participants will have the tools and contacts needed to create their own personal aging plan. Peggy Lee-Tocco is the Director Provider and Community Resources liaison at Home Instead Senior Care. Home Instead Senior Care has provided individualized in-home care and enhanced the lives of seniors and their families since 1994. Registration is required. The deadline to register is Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Register by calling (216) 226-8275, ext. 127.
1:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Poetry Workshop
Led by Leanne Hoppe

Writing poetry is about the journey, not the destination. Part of that journey is seeing what you’ll discover, surprising yourself and enjoying the bumps in the road. During this four part series, Leanne Hoppe will be your poet tour guide on this adventure—all abilities and experience levels are welcome.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Multipurpose Room

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Coast Line: Poetry Reading Series
Readings by Robert Miltner, D.L. Ware and Catherine Wing

Robert Miltner is the author ofthe prose poetry collection,Hotel Utopia. His prose poetry chapbooks include Against the Simple, Rock the Boat, Eurydice Rising and Queen Mab and the Moon Boy. D.L. Ware is a zine-maker, local poet and poetic video blogger. Catherine Wing is the author of Gin & Bleach and Enter Invisible.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

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Volume 14, Issue 6, Posted 7:14 PM, 03.20.2018