LPL Calendar Of Events Compiled by Elaine Rosenberger

Thursday, April 19, 2018
Author Event - "The Edge of Innocence: The Trial of Casper Bennett"
by David Miraldi

The Edge of Innocence is historical fiction based on the 1964 murder trial of Casper Bennett, a man accused of drowning his wife in a bathtub of scalding water in Lorain. Bennett’s sensational trial pitted an aggressive, mercurial county prosecutor against the author’s father, a civil trial attorney who had never before defended anyone for murder. Books will be available for sale and signing at this event.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Thursday, April 19, 2018
Booked for Murder

If you share a passion for mystery, join the group each month to discuss your favorites and selections made by group members. Tonight we will discuss:"The Forgotten" by David Baldacci.

7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Meeting Room

Saturday, April 21, 2018
Film - "Departures" (2008)
Directed by Yoshiro Takita

Daigo Kobayashi (Masahiro Motoki) is an unemployed cellist who answers a job advertisement for what he assumes to be a travel agency called “Departures.” Upon discovering that the job actually consists of preparing the dead for their final resting place, Daigo accepts the position and finds his role as a gatekeeper between life and death to be a noble task. In Japanese with English subtitles.
6:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Sunday, April 22, 2018
Concert - The Clifton Beat

The Clifton Beat is a rock and power pop band comprised of guitarists Bill Rouse and David Lowery, bassist Mark Bluhm and drummer Paul Nickels.
2:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Talk - Staying Independent through Aging
Presentation by Peggy Lee-Tocco

The fourth in our six-part series on aging led by Peggy Lee-Tocco. Previous registration is required.
1:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Tuesday, April 24, 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, April 24, 2018
Poetry Workshop
Led by Leanne Hoppe

The fourth in our four part series. 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 25, 2018
Forum: Single Payer Healthcare - How does it Work? Could it work?
Moderated by Ginger Christ, Plain Dealer Healthcare Reporter

Some think that single payer healthcare is the answer to our healthcare problems and others think it will bankrupt the country and won't work. This forum will explore both sides with a particular emphasis on how it might impact Northeast Ohio. This forum is co-sponsored by the Case Western Reserve University Siegal Lifelong Learning Program, League of Women Voters-Greater Cleveland, Cleveland.com/Plain Dealer.
6:30 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Thursday, April 26, 2018
Author Event - "The Necklace"
by Claire McMillan

Always the black sheep of the Quincy clan, Nell is cautious when she’s summoned back to the family manor after her great-aunt Loulou’s death. A cold reception from the family grows chillier when they learn Loulou has left Nell a valuable heirloom: a stunningly ornate necklace from India. As predatory relatives begin circling and art experts begin questioning the necklace’s provenance, Nell turns to the only person she thinks she can trust. Books will be available for sale and signing at this event.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Saturday, April 28, 2018
Film - "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre" (1948)
Directed by John Huston

Fred C. Dobbs (Humphrey Bogart) and Bob Curtin (Tim Holt) are down-and-out Americans in Mexico looking for work. When they run into a grizzled old prospector named Howard (Walter Huston), he piques their interest with tales of his gold-hunting experiences. Along the way they are thwarted by bandits, the elements and their own greed.
6:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Sunday, April 29, 2018
Concert - The Cleveland Opera: Marriage by Lantern-Light

Marriage by Lantern-Light is a comic opéretta in one act by Jacques Offenbach sung in English. A young farmer, Guillot, has affection for his orphan cousin Denise, but he hides his feelings, driving her to despair. Two gossiping widows, Catherine and Fanchette, poke fun at Guillot’s doltishness. But when he receives a letter from his uncle telling him about buried treasure, the two women determine to win Guillot’s hand. The Cleveland Opera makes opera accessible, affordable engaging and fun throughout Northeast Ohio.
2:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Talk - Staying Independent through Aging
Presentation by Peggy Lee-Tocco

The fifth in our six part series on aging. Previous registration required.
1:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Meditation Series
Presented by Nadine “Ddeani” Feighan

Meditation reduces anxiety and stress, leading to balanced living and a healthier life. Ddeani Feighan has studied meditationand energetic medicine for the past ten years. She is a Reiki Master and a RegisteredPolarity Practitioner. She practices Elemental Reflexology and Holistic Counseling.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Multipurpose Room

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Lakewood Historical Society
Talk - From Spain to Lakewood: The 1918 Flu Pandemic

“I had a little bird, her name was ‘Enza.’ I opened the window and in-flu-enza.” What began as a joke soon became the deadly Spanish Influenza pandemic of 1918. Before it subsided early in 1919, it had spread from coast to coast and was responsible for nearly half a million deaths in America alone. A member of the Lakewood Historical Society will review the history of this classic pandemic with special attention to its effects on Lakewood.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

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Volume 14, Issue 8, Posted 3:27 PM, 04.17.2018