Library Corner

Posted 5/7/17

Registration for the Summer Reading Program has begun. All sign-ups are online. The theme this year is “Build A Better World.”

o Monday at 4:30 p.m., the teens gather for gaming in the Teen …

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Library Corner


Registration for the Summer Reading Program has begun. All sign-ups are online. The theme this year is “Build A Better World.”

o Monday at 4:30 p.m., the teens gather for gaming in the Teen Zone. They have board and card games as well as Wii and Xbox gaming. Feel free to bring a multi-player E-rated game to share. For more information email

o Indulge your creative side in Origami Adventures Monday at 4 p.m., and Coloring Corner Wednesday at noon. All skill levels are welcome, but participants must be able to complete the projects on their own. These programs are held in the Serving Grace Cafe. Supplies are provided for you by the cafe and library. They will happen every week this month.

o The Cleveland Couponing Club is back Monday at 6:30 p.m. A group of dedicated couponers are ready to help to you save money through couponing. They meet every week in the Carmichael Room to trade coupons and talk about upcoming deals in the area. Learn what it’s all about and check out the Facebook group today.

o Tuesday at 7 p.m., brings the Cleveland Storytelling Guild to the library for its monthly meeting. Join them in the Community Room to hear terrific tales and even practice some of your own.

o The Friends of the Library Association will be holding a bargain book sale in the Community Room, special pricing at four books for $1. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Library. The sale takes place Wednesday, 10 a.m. through 4 p.m.

o STEAM is this Thursday for tweens at 4:30 p.m. Join them to explore areas of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math every month. The tweens group is for ages 6 to 12 and will be experimenting with paper aircrafts.

o Join FOLA on May 18 at 7 p.m., for its spring fundraiser featuring author C.K. Phillips. His works include the Kents/Lander series including “Comes the Awakening,” “Echoes of Skeletons Past,” and the forthcoming “The Survival Initiative.”

Tickets are available for purchase at the Circulation Desk of the Library: $15 for adults, $10 for current FOLA members, and $5 for students with ID. Join or renew your membership today and save. Admission includes a coffee and dessert bar.

o Gordon T. Belt, director of Public Services for the Tennessee State Library & Archives, will be at the History Branch & Archives on May 13 at 2 p.m. His program will help anyone looking to discover more about their ancestors that fought in the Great War.

o The Sound of Tennessee Men’s Chorus is coming to the library on May 16 for a night of patriotic and spring-time music.

o Story times are happening all the time at the library. Little ones 0 through 3 have Wiggle Worms on Mondays at 3 p.m. and Baby Bookworms on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Bring your youngsters to enjoy the music and interactive play offered by these events.

Pre-school aged children can attend on Tuesdays and Fridays at 10:30 a.m. Families of all ages can enjoy stories on Saturdays at 2 p.m. at Family Story Time. All of these groups will have stories read to them and partake in an activity or craft.

o Don’t forget the library offers free Zumba classes every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday morning at 8.

o The library will be closed on May 14 for Mother’s Day and May 29 for Memorial Day.

For more information on the library, its resources and programs, visit


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