LPL Calendar Of Events Compiled by Elaine Rosenberger

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
Author Event - "Cleveland Then and Now"
by Laura DeMarco
Main Library Auditorium

"Cleveland Then and Now" matches rare archive images with specially-commissioned contemporary color photos of the same scenes to reveal the past and present of Cleveland. It concentrates on landmarks that have stayed intact and adapted to survive. Tradition amid change is the story of Cleveland, then and now. Laura DeMarco is an arts and culture reporter for the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Books will be available for sale and signing at this event.

Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.
Film - "The Selfish Giant" (2013)
Directed by Clio Barnard
Main Library Auditorium
Arbor (Conner Chapman) and Swifty (Shaun Thomas) are best friends living in the poverty-stricken city of Bradford, England. They take up the task of collecting scrap for a dealer named Kitten (Sean Gilder). Kitten favors Swifty, leaving Arbor feeling hurt and excluded. Arbor turns increasingly greedy and exploitative, becoming more like Kitten. Tensions build, leading to a tragic event. This film continues our series highlighting woman directors.   

Sunday, May 26, 2019
Library closed in observance of Memorial Day.

Monday, May 27, 2019
Library closed in observance of Memorial Day.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
Lakewood Historical Society
Treasures in the Cuyahoga County Archives
Presentation by Judith G. Cetina, PhD
Main Library Auditorium

One of this area’s greatest historical resources, the Cuyahoga County Archives remains relatively unknown to most residents. Archivist Judith G. Cetina, PhD, recently supervised the relocation of records from the Rhodes House to more spacious quarters on Perkins Avenue. Employed at the archives since 1977, Dr. Cetina assumed the role of archivist in 1985. She frequently speaks on the holdings of the county archives and is a published author.

Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.
Film - "The Kids Are All Right" 
Main Library Auditorium

Jules (Julianne Moore) and Nic (Annette Bening) are mothers to two teenagers, Joni (Mia Wasikowska) and Laser (Josh Hutcherson). The siblings decide to seek out their biological father, Paul (Mark Ruffalo) who was the sperm donor for them both. This new addition to their non-traditional family structure showcases the family’s fragile dynamic and reveals everyone’s true nature in the process. This film continues our series highlighting woman directors.   

Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.
Concert - The George Martins
Main Library Auditorium

Combined, the members of The George Martins have more than 100 years of experience writing, recording and performing music. Well before they picked up an instrument or turned on an amp, members of this band were singing along with “Strawberry Fields Forever” and “Hey Jude”. Join in as they play these Beatles’ hits and more. Original Beatles fans will relive the days of Beatlemania, and new Beatlemaniacs can immerse themselves in their favorite band.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
Immigration Legislation in the United States
Presented by Magistrate Barbara Greenberg
Main Library Multipurpose Room

From the very beginning of American history, immigration has been a point of debate in communities and courtrooms across the nation. During this four-week series participants will discuss the cases that made immigration legislation what it is today with Barbara Greenberg, a magistrate for Bedford Municipal Court and the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court. She teaches for Tri-C and Case Western Reserve University’s Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program.

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Volume 15, Issue 10, Posted 9:38 AM, 05.22.2019