Adult Programs

Coffee With Linda

Please join us for the third in a series of discussions with local author, spiritual intuitive and channeler Linda Street. You will be able to ask questions, relate your own experiences, and get Linda's input. Attendance is limited to 20 participants. Register online or call 440-250-5462. Monday, June 8 (6:30-8:30 pm)

Thinking About Homeschooling?

Hear from homeschooling pros about starting a home-based curriculum program for your children. Will include Q&A time. Register online or call 440-250-5462. Tuesday, June 9 (7-8:30 pm)

Tuesday Evening Book Discussion

In June we’ll discuss The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger. The July selection is The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty. Tuesday, June 9 and Tuesday, July 14 (7 pm)

Non-Fiction Book Discussion

The June selection is How Dogs Love Us: A Neuroscientist and His Adopted Dog Decode the Canine Brain by Gregory Berns.  The July selection is The Universe Within: Discovering the Common History of Rocks, Planets, and People by Neil Shubin. Thursday, June 11 and Thursday, July 9 (7 pm)

iPad Users Group

Listen to a brief iPad topic, then share tips with other iPad users. Must bring your iPad with you. Please register. Fridays, June 12 and July 10 (10:30–11:30 am)

Stories from a Service Dog

Hear the stories of a puppy raiser who helped prepare special dogs for the huge responsibility of "Service for those in need." Come and meet a special dog named Donald. He has a great story too! Register online or call 440-250-5462. Sunday, June 14 (2-3 pm)

Investor’s Interest Group

Just How Random is the Stock Market?  We will discuss what random/chaotic systems look like and how to assess their degree-of-randomness, then  review the implications of these behaviors for individual investors, with an eye to simplifying investing strategies relative to what one hears in the financial media. Presented by Mr. Lou Floyd. Register online or call 440-250-5460. Monday, June 15 (7-8:30 pm)

Recently Historic: Houses of the 1950s - 1960s

This program explores more recently "historic" housing types including ranch and split level style houses. Register online or call 440-250-5462. Tuesday, June 16 (7-8:30 pm)

Maker Club Emerging Technology Program

This club explores Maker Movement projects monthly. In June we’ll learn what you can do with the Raspberry Pi, a credit card-sized computer. In July we’ll explore an Arduino, a microcontroller board that people the world over have programmed to create some fascinating things. Register online or call 440-250-5462. Wednesdays, June 17 and July 15 (7-8:30 pm)

Small Busine$$ Lunch & Learn

ReferenceUSA is a powerful tool for market research. A representative from ReferenceUSA will be here to teach you how to apply the power of this database to planning and growing your business. Bring your lunch; coffee provided. Register online or call 440-250-5460. Thursday, June 18 (12-1:30 pm)

Lore and Logic of Olive Oil

Come sample fabulous olive oils and discover just how wonderful healthy can taste. You will never think of olive oil in the same way again! Register online or call 440-250-5462. Thursday, June 18 (7-8:30 pm)

Wednesday Afternoon Book Discussion

June’s selection is The All Girl Filling Station by Fannie Flagg. The July selection is Shanghai Girls by Lisa See. Wednesdays, June 24 and July 22 (2 pm)

Porter's Fiber Fanatics

A time for needlecrafters to share, socialize and solve needlecraft problems.
Fridays, June 26 and July 24 (10 am-Noon)

Rock n' Roll History: An Intro to Progressive Rock

Join Dr. Joel Keller for another night of Rock n' Roll history as we explore Progressive Rock. We'll look at the influences of the movement, some of the big artists, and of course, sample some of the greatest hits. Register online or call 440-250-5462. Monday, July 6 (7-8:30 pm)

Who Lived Here?

Karen Lakus, Historical Interpreter for the Cleveland Metroparks, will present a program on the prehistoric people who once inhabited Northeast Ohio. Tuesday, July 21 (7-8 pm)

"Out of the Ordinary Picnic"

Susan Aldrich will demonstrate blender skills making a cold gazpacho soup. She will also make an out of this world PB granola bar and an elegant Hawaiian chicken salad suitable for summer picnics. Registration begins June 21, online or call 440-250-5462. Thursday, July 23 (7-8:30 pm)

Geocaching Treasure Hunt (Intro)

To help kick off Science Week, we're hiding a geocache at the library! Use your phone's GPS and solve clues to find a "treasure." If you've never been geocaching before, attend this introductory program to find out how it’s done! Registration begins June 28, online or call 440-250-5462. Tuesday, July 28 (7-8:30 pm)

Alien Abductions with Tom Wertman of MUFON Ohio

Tom Wertman, Director of MUFON Ohio and Co-director of the Cleveland Ufology Project, returns with another gripping presentation on Alien Abductions. Because of the sensitive nature of the material, this presentation is recommended for adults only. Registration begins June 29, online or call 440-250-5462. Wednesday, July 29 (7-8:30 pm)

Makerspace Technology

Come and check out our Makerspace technology back by the Reference Area! We have Raspberry Pis, littleBits, Squishy Circuits, wearables, augmented reality devices, and much more! Thursday, July 30 (All Day)