September Events At Lakewood Public Library

Lakewood Public Cinema - "The Birds" (Alfred Hitchcock, 1963)

Saturday, September 9, 2023 at 6:00 p.m.

Main Library Auditorium

A San Francisco socialite (Tippi Hedren) arrives in Bodega Bay with a gift of exotic caged birds to amuse her beau (Rod Taylor). He appreciates the gesture, but the birds of Bodega are having none of it; not since Poe’s Raven have our feathered friends seemed so ominous. According to the Master, “The Birds could be the most terrifying motion picture I have ever made.” Terry Meehan concludes his series, Hitchcock’s Best (1958-1963), introducing each film with an original video followed by audience reaction and a lively discussion.

Lakewood Public Cinema - "Dangerous" (1935)    

Directed by Alfred E. Green

Saturday, September 16, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. (78 minutes)

Main Library Auditorium

Joyce Heath (Bette Davis) is a fading actress turned alcoholic until wealthy architect Don Bellows (Franchot Tone) rescues her. Joyce rehabilitates in the home of her adoring benefactor, who is unaware that she is married. When her vindictive husband Gordon (John Eldredge) gets involved, Joyce begins to believe she is bad luck to the men in her life. Barbara Steffek-Hill presents a series of classic and contemporary films from her personal favorites.


Knit & Lit Book Club

Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m.

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.

September 19, 2023 "House of Leaves" by Mark Z. Danielewski


Meet the Author- Weird Moments in Cleveland Sports

Book by Vince Guerrieri

Wednesday, September 20, 2023 at 7:00 p.m.

Main Library Auditorium

"Weird Moments in Cleveland Sports" is an entertaining walk through some of the strangest moments in local sports history, from bizarre injuries to boneheaded decisions on the field and in the front office to the misbehavior of players, coaches and even owners. Vince Guerrieri is an award-winning journalist and author in the Cleveland area. He works for Lorain County Printing & Publishing, and his byline has appeared in publications as varied as Defector, Popular Mechanics.  Books will be for sale and signing at this event.


Booked for Murder Book Club

Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.

Main Library Meeting Room  

If you share a passion for mystery, join the group each month to discuss your favorites and selections made by group members.

September 21, 2023: "My Sister the Serial Killer" by Oyinkan Braithwaite

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