What's going on at your library?
Come in out of the cold and attend a free program at any branch of the Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library. A sampling of programs is below; more can be found at www.heightslibrary.org.
Coventry Village Library
1925 Coventry Road, 216-321-3400
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 7 p.m.
Cedar-Coventry Author Series. Join Debra and Seth Chwast for a reading and signing of their book, An Unexpected Life. Diagnosed with severe autism as a toddler, Seth Chwast seemed trapped in his own insular universe. His family endured anguish, sought countless therapies, and almost gave up hope. Then at age 20, he took a painting class, and everything changed. Registration required at www.heightslibrary.org.
Lee Road Library
2345 Lee Road, 216-932-3600
Monday & Tuesday, Nov. 5 & 6, 6 p.m.; Wednesday & Thursday, Nov. 7 & 8, 1 p.m.
National Day of Listening. Celebrate the people close to you by recording interviews with them to preserve their special stories and wisdom. The library presents this program in conjunction with the StoryCorps National Day of Listening. Registration required at www.heightslibrary.org; indicate preferred date and time when you register.
Noble Neighborhood Library
2800 Noble Road, 216-291-5665
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 6:30 p.m.
Magic Tree House Party. Gather under our tree in this evening of games, crafts and fun in celebration of the beloved Magic Tree House books by Mary Pope Osborne. School-age children who love Jack and Annie will enjoy reliving the books through the library's scavenger hunt.
University Heights Library
13866 Cedar Road, 216-321-4700
Monday, Nov. 12, 7 p.m.
Games Unplugged. Kids in grades K–5, learn and play a variety of games. You might use pen and paper, a ball, or just you and friends. Registration required at www.heightslibrary.org.