LPL Calendar Of Events Compiled by Elaine Rosenberger

Saturday, May 5, 2018
Film - "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" (1939)
Directed by Frank Capra

Idealistic Jefferson Smith (James Stewart) is thrust into the spotlight as a United States Senator despite a total lack of political clout. He is shocked by the corruption among the high-ranking officials and takes on a personal mission to expose them despite the risk to his own career.
6:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Sunday, May 6, 2018
Concert - Judy Crawford

Vocalist Judy Crawford will perform highlights from Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical repretoire. Crawford has entertained audiences for years with her vocal tributes to classic entertainers.
2:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Talk - Staying Independent through Aging
Presentation by Peggy Lee-Tocco

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

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Meditation Series
Presented by Nadine “Ddeani” Feighan

The second in our two-part series. Meditation is shown to reduce 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.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Multipurpose Room

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Literature Series - To Ban a Mockingbird in 2018
Presented by Barbara Parr

"To Kill a Mockingbird" is a masterpiece of American literature that speaks to our current time as poignantly as it did in 1960. This four part course is presented by Barbara Parr, an instructor with Case Western Reserve University’s Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program. Please read the first fifty pages for the first class. Registration is required. Register online at lifelonglearningcleveland.org or call (216) 226-8275, ext. 127.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Multipurpose Room

Thursday, May 10, 2018
Author Event - "A Photographer’s Guide to Ohio"

by Ian Adams

With 3,600 buildings on the National Register of Historic Places, more than 120 state parks and nature preserves, and the world’s largest Amish community, Ohio has endless photographic subjects. Ian Adams shows how to capture Ohio’s beauty. Accompanied by regional maps, each entry includes GPS locations, related websites and historical facts, as well as detailed suggestions for capturing the best images. Books will be available for sale and signing at this event.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Thursday, May 10, 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 "Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI" by David Grann.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Meeting Room

Saturday, May 12, 2018
Talk - How to Become Fiscally Fit
Presentation by Michael Zawatsky

Taking control of one’s finances may seem like a pipe dream, but by creating a budget and making financial goals, creating a financial blueprint becomes an attainable goal. Learn the basic principles of cash management and identify potential roadblocks to your financial success. Zawatsky is a Financial Advisor who has been helping clients meet their financial goals for over twenty-five years.
11:00 a.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Saturday, May 12, 2018
Film - Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV) (1955)
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Presented by Terry Meehan

By 1955, Alfred Hitchcock had completed dozens of films, and in each one, he made his signature cameo appearance. Most people, however, first heard his voice on October 2, 1955 when he introduced the premier broadcast of his legendary TV series. We will view three of his favorite episodes, including one he directed himself, “Lamb to the Slaughter” starring Barbara Bel Geddes. The other two are “Right Kind of House” and “The Glass Eye.” Terry Meehan continues his series on Hitchcock in the Fifties Part 2, introducing each presentation with an original video program followed by audience reaction and a lively discussion.
6:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorim

Sunday, May 13, 2018
Concert - Qwik Sil-ver

Since its inception eleven years ago, Qwik Sil-ver has been rocking Northeast Ohio. Combine a soulful guitar, tight rhythm section, horns (yes horns), and the sweet sultry voice of band leader Saam Cabot and you have the Qwik Sil-ver experience. Covering a diverse range of artists — B.B. King, The Marshall Tucker Band, Janis Joplin, Bob Dylan, Cyndi Lauper, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Al Green, Rolling Stones — every performance is a unique high energy show.
2:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Talk - Mental Health in Cleveland
Presentation by National Alliance on Mental Illness

The topic of mental illness tends to carry a heavy stigma. Those who struggle are oftenafraid to seek help for fear of judgment or isolation. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the largest mental healthorganization in the nation. A representative from NAMI Greater Cleveland joins us to speak to the truth behindmental illness and disenfranchised groups.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
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 "The Buried Book "by D.M. Pulley.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Meeting Room

Wednesday, May 16
Literature Series - To Ban a Mockingbird in 2018
Presented by Barbara Parr

The second in our four part series led by Barbara Parr. Registration is required. Register online at lifelonglearningcleveland.org or call (216) 226-8275, ext. 127.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Multipurpose Room

Thursday, May 17, 2018
Friends’ Summer Book Sale Preview

Memberships may be purchased at the door.
6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Friends Book Sale Room

Thursday, May 17, 2018
Booked for Murder: Reader’s Choice

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: "Louisiana Longshot: A Miss Foutune Mystery" by Jana Deleon.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Meeting Room

Saturday, May 19, 2018
Friends’ Summer Book Bag Book Sale
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Friends Book Sale Room

Saturday, May 19, 2018
Film - "In a Lonely Place" (1950)
Presented by Barbara Steffek-Hill

At any given moment, screenwriter Dix Steele (Humphrey Bogart) can explode into a rage. So far he’s been given a pass, but when a woman last known to be in his apartment is murdered, suspicion falls upon him. Neighbor Laurel Gray (Gloria Grahame) saw her leave Dix’s place alone and tells police. Barbara Steffek-Hill presents a series of classic and contemporary films from her personal favorites.
6:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

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Volume 14, Issue 9, Posted 12:39 PM, 05.01.2018