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August 6, 2014: UFOs: Government Coverups

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Greetings EDGE readers!
 
As promised in my last post, here is more information about our upcoming program on UFOs.
 
Tom Wertman, Chief Field Investigator for MUFON Ohio and Co-Director of The Cleveland Ufology Project returns for the third in our series on UFOs. This year's presentation will deal with the topic of Government Coverups of UFO Sightings and other UFO related activity.
 
Learn what measures the government takes to keep the public unaware of this activity. Tom will be focusing on coverups of UFO sightings, etc.  in Ohio.
 
The program is Wednesday evening, August 6, in our Porter Room. The doors will open at 6:30 pm; the presentation begins at 7:00, and we should wrap up around 8:30.
 
Tom is always interested in addressing your concerns, so come prepared to share your own experiences in a substantial audience participation segment at the end.
 
To register, call 440-250-5460, ask at a public service desk, or use our online event calendar.
 
I'll be back with more info in the next few days.
 
 

FOLLOW UP on Linda Street Presentation, Rays of Light, June 12. . . .

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Greetings EDGE Readers!

It's been Rush, Rush, Rush around here since our last program, so this is my first chance to blog about Linda's presentation, The Rays of Light on June 12. Thanks to all of you who attended. I've got your evaluation sheets and will be taking all of your suggestions to heart. If you didn't have a chance to fill out an evaluation, I welcome your input, you can email me at Ilona.Miklos@westlakelibrary.org, or drop off something in person at one of our public service desks. You don’t need to use the form, just write your thoughts down and turn them in. It will get to me.

Linda did a wonderful job, as usual, and we're very grateful that she agrees to come back periodically and take us ever a little further into the topic of Energy Healing. I'm a novice on the subject, so I appreciate her gentle guidance and I hope you do, too.

Remember, the library owns three copies of her new book, Rays of Light: listen to the dark, which, when not checked out, will be along with other new books in our Reading Room across from the Circulation Desk.

There are still some copies of the bibliography I prepared for the program in the plastic holders on the end cap near the books on philosophy, psychology, and religion. Ask a staff member where that is if you're unsure. They'll be there until they're gone.

I plan to do a display on channeled texts as soon as I get a chance, but that will probably not be until later this year, because now I'm moving on to the next big thing, our UFO program on August 6.

Keep your eye on the EDGE for updates on that.
 

What is a Channeled Text?

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In my last post, I mentioned that Linda Street’s new book is a “channeled text”. What does that mean?

Linda Street—Local Author, Spiritual Intuitive, and Channeler-June 12, 6:30 pm in the Porter Room

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Greetings Edge Readers:

I’m back again, as promised, with more information on our speaker for this Thursday’s program,
The Rays of LightLinda Street.
 
Linda’s educational background includes a BA in Psychology and a MA in Public Administration. She has years of work experience in both the Mental Health field and in Human Resources and currently runs her own business, Healing From Your Heart, right here in Westlake, where she practices in-person and distance energy healing.
 
She’s a Third Degree Reiki Master and certified in numerous other energy therapies, including  IET (Integrated Energy Therapy), Diamond Light Therapy, and ARCH (Ancient Rainbow Conscious Healing). She is a member of the Cleveland Chapter of the International Coach Federation.
 
The Rays of Light is a healing therapy channeled from higher consciousness through Linda, which she, alone, practices and which is the subject of her new book of the same name. This is the therapy Linda will be discussing on Thursday, along with the process by which it was written.
 
Linda is a frequent speaker at venues around Ohio and in near-by states. In fact, this will be her third appearance here. In 2012, she presented a program entitled, Healing From Your Heart, and in 2013, she presented Energy Therapy and Chakra Cleansing. Check out her website at www.healingfromyourheart.com for details of her future engagements and for information about her services.
 

The Rays of Light: June 12, 2014 6:30 pm in Our Porter Room

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Greetings EDGE readers!
Westlake Porter Public Library is pleased to present Third Degree Reiki Master, Spiritual Intuitive, Channeller, and Energy Coach, Linda Street, Thursday Evening, June 12 in our Porter Room for a presentation entitled The Rays of Light.

This is the third in our series on Energy Therapy. In this program, Linda will be telling us about The Rays of Light, a special therapy that focuses on healing the psyche and the spirit. Learn how to connect to universal energy and higher consciousness to obtain healing, guidance, and important information.

I hope you can join us. Audience participation is encouraged, come prepared to ask questions and relate experiences.  Audience members who volunteer, may have the opportunity to participate in interactive exercises.

The program is from 6:30 – 8:00 pm; sale of Linda’s new book, The Rays of Light—Listen to the Dark will begin at 8:15. Linda will be available to sign your copies.  Registration required. Click HERE; call 440-250-5460; or in person.

I’ll have more information in the coming days, about Linda, her practice and our program, so keep coming back to the EDGE for all the latest info.

About Our Ghost Hunters

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Greetings EDGE readers:
 
Some of you have been asking about the speakers for our October 30 program. The group is called ORBSOhio Researchers of Banded Spirits. The crew, 8 in all, investigate reported cases of haunting utilizing psychics and sophisticated equipment and drawing on the skills and knowledge of a number of talented investigators and religious people. They're home base is right here in Ohio, but their investigations take them throughout the country.
 
Members of the crew pictured here, left to right are Chris Page, founder; Amy Cobb, co-founder; and Karlo Kuzic, project manager.
 
The group has been together since 2007 investigating paranormal phenomena in both public buildings and private homes.  Their media projects include the all-talk paranormal radio show, Forgotten Voices, and episodes of the Animal Planet series, The Haunted; the Biography Channel series, My Ghost Story and the History Channel 2 series, Haunted History.
 
If you really want to know what they're about check out their website at www.bandedspirits.com. You can spend hours exploring here, there's so much information.
 
Be sure to register to attend the October 30 program. Ask at any public service desk, call 440-250-5460 or click HERE to sign-up online.
 

Ghost Hunters Coming to Westlake Porter Public Library

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Greetings EDGE readers!

Here's the scoop on our October 30 program

We will be having ORBS (Ohio Researchers of Banded Spirits) here for a two hour program beginning at 6:30 pm.  These are REAL GHOST HUNTERS who have been featured on the Animal Planet series, "The Haunted" and the Biography channel series, "My Ghost Story" , and on the History channel.  They've investigated well over 300 cases of reported hauntings to date, including many that involve Ohio landmarks.

They'll be here sharing their findings and teaching us all how to conduct our own investigations.  Don't miss this major program; it's a great way to get in the Halloween spirit.

Registration is required.  Ask at any public service desk, call 440-250-5460, or click HERE to register on our events calendar.

Ghost Hunters Save the Date

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Heads Up Edge readers!

Wednesday Evening, October 30, 2013

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

 

ORBS...Ohio Researchers of Banded Spirits.....(Ghost Hunters)!  will present Ohio Haunts.  Registration begins October 1, 2013.  I'm off to lunch but will have more on this later.....So, keep your eye on the Edge...

You won't want to miss this.

 

UFO Program Follow-up

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Greetings EDGE Readers!

Thanks to all of you who attended our UFO program Wednesday night; we had a great group. Thanks, especially, to those of you who shared your personal experiences. If you didn't have a chance to do it after the program, you can submit your personal experience in written form on both the MUFON and the Cleveland Ufology Project websites. I spoke to Tom after the program and he suggests submitting it to the MUFON website, which will get it into the national database and the Cleveland Ufology Project will also have access to it.

I still have a few of the bibliographies, I put together, in the plastic holders on the end cap near the 100s dewey area. If you don't know where that is, ask at one of the public service desks and a staff member will show you.

Click here to accessTom's bibliography on the Cleveland Ufology website.

If you didn't turn in your evaluation sheet, I'm still interested in your input. If you took the form home with you, fill it out and turn it in the next time you're in the library. If you didn't take a copy with you you can email me at Ilona.Miklos@westlakelibrary.org with anything you would like to say about the program: what you liked about it, how it could be improved...

We're also interested in your suggestions for future programming on any topic. I promise to get them to the right people.

In addition, if you're interested in being notified of future programs by email, you can submit your email address to be added to our list.

UFOs in Trumbull County, Crop Circles in Chilicothe, Ohio, and more--Unexplained

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Our speaker for this Wednesday's UFO program (7-8:30 in the Porter Room) has told me that he intends to focus in particular on three unexplained Ohio UFO cases:

A historical account of UFO sitings in Trumbull County involving 911 calls and communications between law enforcement officers. The original tapes of these conversations are mysteriously missing and it took two years for the backups to turn up.

An event involving a Crop Circle in Chilicothe, Ohio at the Hopewell Indian Mounds. This one is from last September.

And a third focus case will involve UFO sitings in the area of the old Nike missile base in Cleveland.

Don't forget to bring your own experience, you will have a chance to talk with Tom and the group about it and you can also turn it in to them in written form to be added to their database.

Register if you haven't already, in person at any public service desk, by calling 440-250-5460, or online by clicking HERE.

Check out the display of books on UFOs, Alien Life, Time Travel, etc. at the front of the library--and I'll see you there.