LPL Calendar Of Events Compiled by Elaine Rosenberger

Thursday, October 3, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Friends’ Fall Book Sale Preview
Friends’ Book Sale Area

Friends of Lakewood Public Library host a special members-only preview book sale. Join at the door for as little as $3.00.

Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friends’ Fall Book Sale
Friends’ Book Sale Area

Friends of Lakewood Public Library host the Fall Book Sale.

Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. (71 minutes)
Film Series—From Books to Films: "Frankenstein" (1931)
Directed by James Whale
Main Library Auditorium

"Frankenstein" tells the classic story of a monster come to life. Dr. Henry Frankenstein (Colin Clive) is a brilliant but obsessive scientist attempting to discover how to make the dead walk again. He is successful in assembling a creature using body parts of exhumed corpses but creates a creature he cannot control, and the consequences are deadly. Based on the 1818 novel by Mary Shelley, this film continues our series of films based on books.

Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.
Concert - Anne E. DeChant
Main Library Auditorium

Anne E. DeChant is an award-winning Nashville recording artist, originally from Cleveland where she was a five-time Singer-Songwriter of the Year. She has played venues ranging from the Clinton White House to storied listening rooms like Nashville’s Bluebird Café. DeChant began her career as the dynamic lead singer of the folk-rock band Odd Girl Out. Since going solo in 1997, she has released ten critically acclaimed studio albums.

Tuesdays, October 8, 2019 at 1:00 p.m.
American Cultural Events in the 20th Century: Alfred Hitchcock and Woodstock
Presentation by Dr. Joel Keller
Lawther Center, 16024 Madison Avenue

The second week of our exploration of two very different cultural events of 20th Century American. Weeks one and two will be a retrospective of the twenty greatest films of Alfred Hitchcock. Weeks three and four will be a look back at Woodstock. These interactive classes are filled with rare video and audio recordings. Registration is required. Register by calling the Division of Aging Activities Office at (216) 529-5005.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. (94 minutes)
Documentary - "Apollo 11" (2019)
Directed by Todd Douglas Miller
Presented by Lake Erie Nature & Science Center
Main Library Auditorium

A film fifty years in the making, "Apollo 11" takes us straight to the heart of NASA’s most celebrated mission. Crafted from newly discovered 65mm footage and more than 11,000 hours of uncatalogued audio recordings, we’re able to experience those momentous hours in 1969 when humankind took a giant leap into the future. In celebration of World Space Week, join planetarium specialist Bill Reed of the Lake Erie Nature & Science Center to discuss the film.

Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
Great Decisions in Libraries - Nuclear Negotiations: Back to the Future?
Presentation by Jason Keiber, PhD
Main Library Multipurpose Room

Nuclear weapons have not gone away, and the Trump administration has brought a new urgency to dealing with them. Can the art of the deal apply to stabilizing our nuclear future? After a brief video, Jason Keiber, assistant professor of International Studies and National Security at Baldwin Wallace University, will lead a discussion and help to answer the complex questions surrounding nuclear weapons. Readings will be available one week in advance.

Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
Nonfiction 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 nonfiction works. Tonight we will discuss "The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage, and Fear in the Cyber Age" by David E. Sanger.

Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. (80 minutes)
Film Series—Sam Fuller: Audacious Auteur: "Forty Guns" (1957)
Directed by Samuel Fuller
Presented by Terry Meehan
Main Library Auditorium

Jessica Drummond (Barbara Stanwyck) is a powerful landowner and the lawless queen of Cochise County. Her gang of gunmen dominates Fuller’s rugged canvas. When US Marshal Griff Bonnell (Barry Sullivan) comes to town to enforce the law, sparks fly. Will they shoot it out or fall in love? Terry Meehan continues his series Sam Fuller: Audacious Auteur, introducing each film with an original video followed by audience reaction and a lively discussion.

Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.
Concert - Hiroya Tsukamoto
Main Library Auditorium

Hiroya Tsukamoto is an internationally acclaimed composer, guitarist and singer-songwriter from Kyoto, Japan. He began playing the five-string banjo when he was thirteen and took up the guitar shortly after. Tsukamoto will perform eclectic acoustic music combined with stories and Japanese folk songs. He promises to take us on an innovative, impressionistic journey filled with earthy, organic soundscapes that impart a mood of peace and tranquility.

Tuesday, October 15, 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 "Where the Crawdads Sing" by Delia Owens.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
The Results Are In: Understanding Your DNA Test
Presented by Mary Jamba
Main Library Auditorium

The excitement of receiving your DNA results can quickly turn to confusion. Learn how to read the results of your research to identify matches, build relationships and interpret ethnicity estimates. Mary Jamba is an avid genealogist with twenty-six years of research experience and currently serves as program chair for the Western Reserve Historical Society Genealogical Committee and the DNA User Group Leader at the Computer Assisted Genealogy Group.

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Volume 15, Issue 19, Posted 5:59 PM, 10.02.2019