LPL Calendar Of Events Compiled by Elaine Rosenberger

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
Presentation: Person-first Language and Disability Legislation
Presentation by Disability Rights Ohio

Since the landmark signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990, certain rights for people with disabilities have been protected by law. Three decades later, the struggle for equality is ongoing. A representative from Disability Rights Ohio will share the latest developments in legislation and its impact on everyday living for people with disabilities.
Main Library Auditorium

Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
Booked for Murder Book Club

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 "Postern of Fate: A Tommy and Tuppence Mystery" by Agatha Christie.
Main Library Meeting Room  

Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 1:00 p.m.
Talk - Prevention and Screening for Colon Cancer
Presentation by University Hospitals St. John Medical Center

The American Cancer Society lowered the age for regular colon cancer screenings to age forty-five. What is colon cancer and what are polyps? What are the signs and symptoms of colon cancer? Find the answers to your questions and join us for this health talk to find out what you can do to decrease your risk of getting colon cancer.
Main Library Auditorium

Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.
Film: "The Theory of Everything" (2014)
Directed by James Marsh

At Cambridge in the 1960s Stephen Hawking (Eddie Redmayne) is an unknown astrophysics student who is enchanted by literature student Jane Wilde (Felicity Jones). Life takes a devastating turn when he is diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease. Together they must face reality but strive to live a life of meaning in academic and personal goals.
Main Library Auditorium

Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.
Concert - Matthew Ball: The Sounds of New Orleans

Matthew Ball aka The Boogie Woogie Kid performs a family-friendly program of New Orleans Boogie-Blues-Swing and song favorites from the ‘20s, ‘30s and ‘40s. Ball will get festival season rolling before Fat Tuesday with hits like “Ain’t Misbehavin,” “It Had to be You,” “In The Mood,” and “When the Saints Go Marchin’ In.” Laissez les bons temps rouler!
Main Library Multipurpose Room

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
Iditarod: The Great Alaskan Adventure
Presentation by Eleanor Csizmadia

Spanning from Anchorage, in South Central Alaska, to Nome on the Western Bering Sea coast, this 1,000 mile race covers the roughest, most beautiful terrain Mother Nature has to offer. The race pits man and animal against nature, and against wild Alaska at her best. Each mile covered is a tribute to Alaska’s history and the role the sled dog played. Local enthusiast, Eleanor Csizmadia has been following the race for most of her life and will share personal photos, videos and race knowledge.
Main Library Auditorium

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Great Decisions in the Library - Global Health: Progress and Challenges

The world faces a mix of old and new health challenges, including the preventable deaths of mothers and children, continuing epidemics of infectious diseases, and rising rates of chronic disease. We also remain vulnerable to the emergence of new and deadly pandemics. After a brief video, Dr. Ubydul Haque will lead a discussion and help to answer some of the complex questions surrounding global health initiatives.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Multipurpose Room

Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.
Film ─ "Get Out" (2017)
Directed by Jordan Peele

Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) is about to meet his girlfriend Rose’s (Allison Williams) family for the first time. Rose assures him that her family is unaffected by their interracial relationship but as the weekend goes on, Chris becomes more and more paranoid about the strange things happening all around him. What starts as a light, meet-the-parents situation, quickly escalates into Chris fighting for his life as the family turns out to be more dangerous.
Main Library Auditorium

Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.
Concert - Ginger Ackley

Singer and songwriter Ginger Ackley has taken her life-long passion for music, combined it with a love of history and tradition, and melded them into the delightful style of Celtic Folk. Performing both traditional and original songs, she sings while accompanying herself on one of her six autoharps. In her own words, she is "Celtic with a twist," because her music covers such a spectrum from original to traditional, mystical to educational.
Main Library Auditorium

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
Documentary ─ "I Am Not Your Negro" (2016)
Presented by Twelve Literary Arts

"I Am Not Your Negro" scrutinizes racism in America through James Baldwin’s unfinished book, "Remember This House." It combines Baldwin’s manuscript about the lives and assassinations of three civil rights leaders with footage of African-Americans throughout history. "I Am Not Your Negro" explores the continued peril America faces from institutionalized racism. Members of the local organization Twelve Literary Arts will join us to discuss this film.
Main Library Auditorium

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
Legends of China: Culture and Poetry
Presented by Shunqin Li of the Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University

Take a look at the legends of ancient Chinese Tang poetry in this four-week course taught by visiting professor Shunqin Li. This poetry series will open a window to Chinese culture through song, language and artistic expression. Experience Chinese history through poetry of the Tang dynasty and your own creation. The Confucius Institute works to support programs and activities that help to deepen the relationship between Cleveland and China.
Main Library Auditorium

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Staffed Exhibit Time

Traveling Stanzas utilizes interactive tools to enhance and encourage user engagement with poetry. When visitors interact with digital creative tools such as Emerge or Thread, their voices will be incorporated into the exhibit in a variety of ways—from a scrolling group poem to posted cards printed from the Emerge web application. If you want to engage with these tools, but don’t know where to start, visit while our docents can assist. To schedule for large groups please email or call (216) 226-8275, ext. 174.
Main Library Second Floor Gallery

Thursday, March 7, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Spring Book Sale Preview

Friends of Lakewood Public Library host a Members Only Preview Sale. Join at the door for as little as $3.00.
Main Library Friends’ Book Sale Area

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Volume 15, Issue 4, Posted 2:41 PM, 02.19.2019