LPL Calendar Of Events Compiled by Elaine Rosenberger

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Coast Line: Poetry Reading Series
Readings by Juliet Cook, Diane Ferri and Ryan Pearl

Juliet Cook is the author of "Red Demolition, Poisonous Beauty Skull Lollipop and Horrific Confection." Diane Vogel Ferri is the author of "Liquid Rubies," and "The Desire Path." Ryan Pearl’s work has appeared in "The City Poetry, Brandt 21" and the "GTK Creative Journal."
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Thursday, June 7, 2018
Author Event - "Tunnel to Hell: The Lake Erie Tunnel Disasters - Tales of Heroism and Tragedy"
Book by Scott MacGregor

The Lake Erie Water cribs and tunnels provided Cleveland’s water supply and also provided jobs for local construction workers. This graphic novel tells the story of the harrowing experiences suffered by Irish and European immigrants while building water tunnels under Lake Erie. African-American inventor Garrett A. Morgan is the man behind the heroic rescue of trapped water tunnel workers. Books will be available for sale and signing at this event.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Thursday, June 7, 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 "Twilight of American Sanity: A Psychiatrist Analyzes the Age of Trump" by Allen Frances.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Meeting Room

Saturday, June 9, 2018
Talk - How to Compost
Presentation by Nathan Rutz

Composting is a natural way to build healthy soil for your garden and has the added bonus of diverting food waste from landfills. As organic matter decomposes, composting speeds the decomposition process while enriching your soil and reducing your environmental footprint. Discover the web of life that exists in your backyard and learn how to start the composting process with help from Nathan Rutz of Rust Belt Riders.
11:00 a.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Saturday, June 9, 2018
Film - "The Man Who Knew Too Much" (1956)
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Presented by Terry Meehan

Hitchcock remade his own 1934 film of the same name. Dr. Benjamin McKenna (Jamie Stewart) and Josephine McKenna (Doris Day) become involved with spies while vacationing in Morocco. Terry Meehan continues his series on Hitchcock in the Fifties Part 2, introducing each film with an original video presentation, followed by audience reaction and a lively discussion.
6:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Sunday, June 10, 2018
Concert - Brent Kirby

Brent Kirby is a night’s stroll with a rock n’ roll romantic. His songs start with the introspective stir of strum and voice, but just like his performances, quickly move outward and embrace the listener. Kirby will perform his songs and talk about the stories behind them.
2:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Talk - Faces of Conservation
Presented by Judy Semroc

Judy Semroc is a conservation specialist with the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. With macro photography, she captures the “faces” of these species and their important roles in the environment. Semroc will expand on these organisms which are vital to their ecosystems as well as practices that can be implemented to protect them.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Literature Series - "Gentle Subversive: Rachel Carson, Silent Spring, and the Rise of the Environmental Movement"
Presented by Cheryl Wires

In this series, we’ll discuss "The Gentle Subversive," Mark Hamilton Lytle’s account of Rachel Carson’s life and legacy. By writing "Silent Spring," this woman scientist reluctantly challenged the use of pesticides in the 1960s. Join our discussion and learn how Carson’s life and success make her a heroine for all seasons.
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

Saturday, June 16, 2018
Film - "Il Postino" (1994) Directed by Massimo Troisi and Michael Radford
Presented by Barbara Steffek-Hill

When famous exiled Chilean poet Pablo Neruda (Philippe Noiret) lives in an Italian village, Mario Ruoppolo (Massimo Troisi) delivers mail to him. The shy, gentle postman can read and write but is otherwise poorly educated. When Mario asks Neruda for an explanation of the word metaphor, a new world opens for Mario. In Italian with English subtitles.
6:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Sunday, June 17, 2018
Concert - Adam Miller Folk Music

One of the premier autoharpists in the world, Adam Miller is a renowned American folksinger and natural-born storyteller. Miller accompanies his rich, resonant baritone voice with lively finger-picking acoustic guitar and stunningly beautiful autoharp melodies. Miller’s folksongs and ballads are the songs of America’s heritage: a window into the soul of our nation in its youth.
2:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Tuesday, June 19, 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 "Dicey's Song (The Tillerman Cycle)" by Cynthia Voigt.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Meeting Room

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Literature Series - "Gentle Subversive: Rachel Carson, Silent Spring, and the Rise of the Environmental Movement"
Presented by Cheryl Wires

The second in our three-week literature series discussing "The Gentle Subversive," Mark Hamilton Lytle’s account of Rachel Carson’s life and legacy. Previous registration required.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Multipurpose Room

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Volume 14, Issue 11, Posted 10:43 PM, 06.05.2018