LPL Calendar Of Events Compiled by Elaine Rosenberger

Thursday, July 4, 2019
Library Closed
Library closed in observance of Independence Day.

Friday, July 5, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
Front Porch Concert Series Presented by LakewoodAlive
Main Library Front Porch
The Front Porch Concert Series adds vibrancy and an enhanced sense of community to Lakewood’s urban core. Concerts take place on the Library’s front porch, are sponsored by Bentley Wealth Management of Raymond James, and are presented by LakewoodAlive. Tonight we welcome The Robin Blake Sound Experiment.

Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.
Film - "Gas Food Lodging" (1992)
Directed by Allison Anders
Main Library Auditorium
In the boring New Mexico town of Laramie, Nora (Brooke Adams) is a truck-stop waitress living in a trailer park where she is raising her two teenaged daughters, Trudi (Ione Skye) and Shade (Fairuza Balk). Free-spirited Trudi is the opposite of Shade, who dreams about having a normal family. The film follows all three women in their attempts at love and their struggles of living day to day. This film continues our series highlighting woman directors.

Sunday, July 7, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.
Concert - George W. Lee
Main Library Auditorium
Bassist George W. Lee has played with many of the best musicians in Ohio, and his talents span multiple genres, from jazz standards to musical theater, pop, rock and more. Recently George has performed with Jody, John & George, Drumplay, Wallace Coleman, and currently serves as the bass player for The Gateway Band at Trinity Cathedral. George frequently travels to surrounding states and Canada to play with numerous, well-established Jazz combos.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
Citizenship Workshop
Presented by Tri-C ASPIRE
Main Library Multipurpose Room
This two-week workshop will show participants how to become a U.S. citizen through the process of naturalization. Practice questions will be shown, and we will discuss how to study for the test. Participants will have access to information on community resources including financial assistance, legal assistance, English language learning, citizenship test preparation and more. Registration is required. Register by calling (216) 226-8275, ext. 127.

Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
Author Event - "The HeART of Cleveland"
Edited by Scott Kraynak
Main Library Auditorium
This book contains over 100 examples of artists from Cleveland and includes photography, illustration, paintings, essays, sculptures, installations and poetry. Joining us will be book editor Scott Kraynak and featured artists John W. Carlson, Gary Dumm, Laura Dumm, Ron Hill, Leslie Edwards Humez, George Kocar, Ray McNiece, James Quarles, William Scheele, and Pam Spremulli. Books will be available for sale and signing at this event.

Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
Non-Fiction Book Club
Main Library Meeting Room
Come and join the conversation with 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 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari.

Friday, July 12, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
Front Porch Concert Series Presented by LakewoodAlive
Main Library Front Porch
The Front Porch Concert Series adds vibrancy and an enhanced sense of community to Lakewood’s urban core. Concerts take place on the Library’s front porch, are sponsored by Bentley Wealth Management of Raymond James, and are presented by LakewoodAlive. Tonight we welcome Revolution Brass Band.

Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.
Film Series — "The Good Lie" (2014)
Directed by Philippe Falardeau
Main Library Auditorium
After their village is destroyed and their parents are killed by militia, Sudanese orphans Theo (Femi Oguns) and his siblings make the journey to a refugee camp in Kenya. Thirteen years later, the group gets the chance to settle in Kansas, where they are met by employment agency counselor, Carrie Davis (Reese Witherspoon). However, seeing how adrift they are in 20th-century America, Carrie endeavors to help them in rebuilding their shattered lives.

Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.
Musical Performance- Doan Brook Trio: My Family Immigration Story
Main Library Auditorium
The Doan Brook Trio is a collaboration between Cleveland musicians Ian Hoy, Martin Neubert and Alix Reinhardt. As classical, Romantic and French musical influences intertwine with the history of American immigration, special attention is drawn to New York and the Statue of Liberty. The inspiration for this performance stems from Hoy’s own family immigration story. All three musicians share their talents with numerous symphonies and orchestras.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. Genealogy Workshop Taught by Deborah Abbott, PhD Main Library Learning Lab Genealogist Deborah Abbott will show you how to unravel your history with professional results using the free Library Edition of ancestry.com and other resources. Space is limited at the workshops, but you are welcome to register with a partner and share a computer. Also, keep in mind that the Library Edition of the famous genealogy resource, ancestry.com, is free to use every day at the Library. Call (216) 226-8275, ext. 127 to register.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
Knit & Lit Book Club
Main Library Meeting Room
Come share your passion for great literature and show off your knitting, crocheting, counted cross-stitch, embroidery and quilting works-in-progress. Tonight we will discuss "Lincoln in the Bardo: A Novel" by George Saunders.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
Citizenship Workshop
Presented by Tri-C ASPIRE
Main Library Multipurpose Room
The second session of our two-week workshop showing participants how to become a U.S. citizen through the process of naturalization. Registration is required. Register by calling (216) 226-8275, ext. 127.

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Volume 15, Issue 13, Posted 6:32 PM, 07.03.2019