What's going on at your library?
November will bring all kinds of great storytelling your way, from puppet shows and documentaries, to foreign films and Cleveland memories. Find more programs at www.heightslibrary.org.
Coventry Village Library
1925 Coventry Road, 216-321-3400
Wednesday, Nov. 6, 7 p.m.
Cedar-Coventry Author Series: Gail Bellamy. Local author Gail Bellamy shares Cleveland memories, with special focus on her latest book, Cleveland Christmas Memories. The event will include a book signing. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Register at www.heightslibrary.org.
Lee Road Library
2345 Lee Road, 216-932-3600
Friday, Nov. 22, 7 p.m.
Movie Night: The Wedding Banquet. You're invited to the Chinese wedding of the year, where everyone wants to kiss the bride . . . except the groom! An Oscar-nominated film from Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee. Registration starts Nov. 8 at www.heightslibrary.org.
Noble Neighborhood Library
2800 Noble Road, 216-291-5665
Tuesday, Nov. 19, 7 p.m.
Puppet Theater. Kids in grades 3–5 can scratch that acting itch by making their own puppets and performing a favorite folk or fairy tale. Registration begins Nov. 5 at www.heightslibrary.org.
University Heights Library
13866 Cedar Road, 216-321-4700
Monday, Nov. 11, 7 p.m.
Prince Among Slaves: The Cultural Legacy of Enslaved Africans. This documentary film tells the story of Abdul Rahman, a West African enslaved in Mississippi in 1788, who made the remarkable claim that he was an African prince. The legends that developed made him one of the most famous Africans in America at the time.
Sheryl Banks is the marketing and community relations manager for the Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library.