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LPL News: Nov. 30 to Dec. 20, 2011

Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2011 1:48 pm
by Lakewood Public Library
Nov. 30
The Lakewood Historical Society: Detroit Ave Revisited
Take a visual journey down Detroit Avenue from W. 117th Street to Rocky River. Mazie M. Adams, Executive Director of the Lakewood Historical Society, will share photographs and information on the early homes and businesses from the 19th century to 1940. Glimpse the early farms, large homes, and growing business district along the old Plank Toll Road.
Wednesday, November 30 at 7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Dec. 1
Friends Book Sale: Members Only Preview Sale
Thursday, December 1 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Dec. 3
Friends Book Sale
Saturday, December 3 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Dec. 4
Sunday with the Friends: The Happy Holiday Bob Ford
Funloving Bob is known for combining Celtic folk music with tall tales of the American frontier. On this jolly Sunday, he’ll be adding holiday favorites to the mix for a lighthearted afternoon of gingerbread goodness.
Sunday, December 4 at 2:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Dec. 10
Lakewood Public Cinema: “Gremlins”
The scariest, funniest, most merchandised holiday film of all time still thrills—especially when you watch it with a room full of movie lovers. So put off your shopping for one more day and enjoy a night out with the whole family. Yes, you can bring your own snacks—but don't feed them after midnight!
Saturday, December 10 at 6:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Dec. 11
Sunday with the Friends: The Flip Side
You’ve seen them around town, playing solo, in duos and all together. The Flipside is like five bands in one! Their gentle harmonies and earnest dedication to music and community allow them to put a personal stamp on their repertoire of original songs, folk standards and classic rock.
Sunday, December 11 at 2:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Dec. 14
Health and Wealth: You are What You Eat
Would you like to live a more natural and healthful life? Holistic wellness coach and master herbalist Rachel Anzalone confronts your greatest health challenges with her powerful plan.
Wednesday, December 14 at 7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Dec. 17
Lakewood Art House Cinema: “A Wonderful Night in Split”
Three lost souls spend New Year’s Eve winding their way through the dark medieval streets of Split, Croatia. Navigating a new world only recently thrust from the old, each is seeking escape through deceit, drugs or sex. Featuring Coolio (yes, Coolio) as a U.S. Navy man on leave and Eastern European musical pop sensation Dino Dvornik, this is one of the most memorable films to come out of the new Eastern European cinema.
Saturday, December 17 at 6:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Dec. 20
Knit & Lit
Gail Eaton hosts a social club for multitaskers—a combination book club and stitchery group. She’s looking for readers who can enjoy intense discussion of modern classics while relaxing with their latest project. Come share your passion for great literature and show off your knitting, crocheting, counted cross-stitch, embroidery and quilting works-in-progress. At the close of every meeting, the group decides which book will be read for next time. Visit for a complete list of the books being considered and find out which title you should read to be ready for the next discussion.
Tuesday, December 20 at 7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Meeting Room