What's going on at your library?
Back to school means LAF (Library Afterschool Fun) programs are back at every branch. Visit www.heightslibrary.org for a full listing of programs for all ages; or pick up a copy of the library's program guide, Check Us Out, at any branch.
Coventry Village Library
1925 Coventry Road, 216-321-3400
Tuesday, Sept. 3, 7 p.m.
Cedar-Coventry Author Series. Local author Brad Ricca will discuss his recently published biography Super Boys: The Amazing Adventures of Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster—the Creators of Superman. Ricca will also sign books. Registration is required at www.heightslibrary.org.
Lee Road Library
2345 Lee Road, 216-932-3600
Thursday, Sept. 12, 7 p.m.
Muslim Travelers in the Golden Age of Islam. Stephen Cory, director of the Middle Eastern Studies Program at Cleveland State University, will chart the spread of Islam through the lens of 14th-century scholar Ibn Battuta and other medieval Muslim travelers. Part of the Muslim Journeys Series. Registration is required at www.heightslibrary.org.
Noble Neighborhood Library
2800 Noble Road, 216-291-5665
Saturday, Sept. 14, 2 p.m.
Boomerang Bonanza. Logan Broadbent, member of the U.S. National Boomerang Team, will talk about the history of the boomerang, worldwide competitions, and give tips on how to throw one. For ages 6–12. Registration is required at www.heightslibrary.org.
University Heights Library
13866 Cedar Road, 216-321-4700
Wednesday, Sept. 18, 4 p.m.
Literature and Line Dancing. Children listen to the first page of several books and pick one to hear more of. Line dancing follows the reading activity.
Sheryl Banks is the marketing and community relations manager for the Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library