LPL News for the week of 3/27/11

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LPL News for the week of 3/27/11

Postby Lakewood Public Library » Fri Mar 25, 2011 1:12 pm

"To read a poem is to hear it with our eyes; to hear it is to see it with our ears."
Octavio Paz (1914-1998)

Upcoming Events

Sunday, March 27
SUNDAY WITH THE FRIENDS: The Circle East Ensemble

Introduced by Dr. Alan M. Tartakoff, Violinist, The Circle East Ensemble will come West to perform a thoughtful selection of classical music for audiences of all ages.
2:00 p.m. in the First Floor Multipurpose Room.

Monday, March 28
Stress Management and Back Injury Prevention

Dr. Jay-P Fite shows you how to battle physical, emotional and chemical stressors with proper lifting, sleeping and bending techniques. Find new ways to deal with emotional stress and limit your chemical intake.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Tuesday, March 29
Wabi Sabi: The Holistic Home for Stress Free Living

Simple uncluttered spaces, rustic furnishings and organic materials are the hallmarks of Wabi Sabi, the design aesthetic of ancient Japan. Cara Gallagher will show us how these simple ideals can be applied to make us appreciate the materials we already have in our homes and live in a more environmentally responsible manner.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Wednesday, March 30
LAKEWOOD HISTORICAL SOCIETY: Clevelanders in the Civil War

With good humor and dramatic zeal, Marge Wilson tells the stories of significant Clevelanders before, during and after the war. Famous names range from future president James Garfield to the son of Cleveland’s grand gentleman, Jeptha Wade. Rockefeller’s little brother joined up at age sixteen. And who could forget early settler superwoman, Rebecca Rouse? Other folks include one of Lincoln’s guards, a survivor of Andersonville, Confederates and more.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Thursday, March 31
Financing Your Very Small Business

What options do you have when your startup is unable to secure traditional financing? Representatives from the WECO Fund invite you to participate in a workshop that covers everything from business plans to tax returns. You may be the right candidate for a microloan. This program will be offered twice.
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Saturday, April 2
FILM NOIR IN THE FIFTIES: Cops, Commies & Corruption
D.O.A. (1950) Directed by Rudolph Maté Not Rated

A man walks through the long corridors of a police precinct until he finally reaches homicide headquarters. “I want to report a murder,” he says. “Who was murdered?” they ask. “I was.” Sometime during the past 24 hours, someone slipped CPA Edmond O’Brien a mickey of slow-acting poison. With the help of his secretary/fiancée, Pamela Britton, he spends the rest of the film looking for an answer to the existential question at the heart of film noir: “Why me?”
6:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium

Sunday, April 3
SUNDAY WITH THE FRIENDS: The Teahouse Sounds of Silk and Bamboo

The Cleveland Chinese Music Ensemble recreates the atmosphere of a faraway teahouse with ancient and modern forms of Chinese music played on traditional wind, string and percussion instruments. An assortment of hot teas will be provided for the audience to sample as lush, lyrical “silk and bamboo” pieces are punctuated by lively festival music for an unforgettable experience. Drink up.
2:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium


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NEW BOOKS, MOVIES & MUSIC: Located on the First Floor in the New Book Area

Adult Fiction:
The book of tomorrow: a novel by Cecelia Ahern - FICTION AHERN
Dragon Chica: a novel by May-LeeChai - FICTION CHAI
Fullmetal alchemist. 24 by Arakawa, Hirom - GRAPHIC FULLMETAL V.24

Adult Nonfiction:
The girl in the song: the true stories behind 50 rock classics by Michael Heatley - 782.42166 HEATLEY
Sams teach yourself Facebook in 10 minutes by Sherry Kinkoph Gunter - 006.754 GUNTER
Noah's Ark and the End of Days by Daniel Duval - 222.11093 DUVAL

Adult Audiovisual:
Case 39 -- DVD CASE 39
Fresh air with Terry Gross. Just for laughs ; interviews with 18 stars of comedy by Terry Gross - CD 791.446 GROSS
Abattoir blues; the lyre of Orpheus by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - CD ROCK NICK

Juvenile Fiction:
What's in the Egg, Little Pip? by Karma Wilson - jPICTURE Wilson
Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai - jFICTION Lai
Wonderland by Joanna Nadin - TEEN FICTION Nadin

Juvenile Audiovisual:
Barbie: A Fairy Secret -- jDVD Barbie
Liar, Liar by Gary Paulsen - jCD FICTION Paulsen
Shoot for the Stars by Dwight Howard - jCD Howard

Lakewood Public Library offers a wide variety of book collections within our non-fiction area. This week's spotlight is on: Gardening Projects. These titles can be found in the Nonfiction collection on the second floor at Main Library and also at the Madison Branch.

The way we garden now: 41 pick-and-choose projects for planting your paradise large or small by Katherine Whiteside - 635 WHITESIDE
A year in the garden: a step-by-step guide to vital gardening projects through the year
by Steve Bradley - 635 BRADLEY
Grounds for improvement: 40 great landscaping & gardening projects by Dean Hill - 712.6 HILL
Down & dirty: 43 fun & funky first-time projects activities to get you gardening by Ellen Zachos - 635 ZACHOS
2X4 projects for outdoor living by Stevie Henderson - 684.18 HENDERSON
Garden decoration from junk by Leeann Mackenzie - 749.8 MACKENZIE

Freaky Green Eyes By Joyce Carol Oates
When her parents separate, Franky Pierson has no trouble deciding whose side she is on. After all, her mother is the one who chose to leave. When her mother is suddenly reported missing, Franky believes she simply pulled a disappearing act and deserted the family for good. But a part of Franky, a part she calls Freaky Green Eyes, know that something is wrong. To uncover the truth, Freaky Green Eyes must open Franky’s eyes to what is really happening.

Crispin: The Cross of Lead By Avi
A young teen's life quickly changes after the death of his mother. He learns his given name is Crispin and that he must keep his mother's cross safe. After the priest that has been helping him is killed, Crispin becomes a wolf's head, which means anyone can kill him for a reward. Crispin runs for his life while attempting to solve the mystery of his past.

LPL'S WEB SITE FOCUS: Local Author's Book Debut at Lakewood Public Library

Join us on Tuesday, April 12 at 7 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium for the Cleveland debut of Rob Smith's novel McGowan's Return. Davis McGowan is drawn out of retirement and returns to the city of his youth. He takes a temporary position as Interim Pastor of an historic church on Cleveland's Public Square. This new circumstance draws him back to the parish and into the path of a serial killer.

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