What's going on at your library?
Combat cabin fever and winter doldrums with free programs at your Heights Libraries. A sampling is below; log on to www.heightslibrary.org for more programs and information.
Coventry Village Library
1925 Coventry Road, 216-321-3400
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 7 p.m.
Local author Lauren Pacini discusses Shattered Dreams Revisited: Pacini's collection of black-and-white photographs examines the death and rebirth of Cleveland, accompanied by the author's narrative, and prose and poetry by Cleveland-area students. The book was published in cooperation with the Western Reserve Historical Society. (Event is free but registration is required.)
Lee Road Library
2345 Lee Road, 216-932-3600
Friday, Jan. 18, 6:30 p.m.
Winnie the Pooh Day: Winnie the Pooh and the man who created him, A.A. Milne, have the same birthday. Wear a red shirt to the library and celebrate with activities, books and a showing of the latest Pooh movie. Registration opens Jan. 4.
Noble Neighborhood Library
2800 Noble Road, 216-291-5665
Wednesdays, Jan. 2–30, 3:30 p.m.
Library Afterschool Fun at Noble: Visit every Wednesday after school for fun in the library. We might be playing games, making origami, painting, doing wacky weird science, crafting, or something else. Every week is different, so stop in and see what we're up to.
University Heights Library
13866 Cedar Road, 216-321-4700
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 6 p.m.
Culinary Journeys Film Fest - Eat Drink, Man Woman: Come watch a food-focused foreign film and enjoy some snacks to get you in the mood. First up in this film series is the Chinese film Eat Drink, Man Woman, which tells the story of a senior chef who lives with his three grown daughters, and how the middle one finds her future plans affected by unexpected events and the life changes of the other household members.
Sheryl Banks is the marketing and community relations manager for the Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library.