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If April showers are keeping you inside, come to the library for refreshing new programs, including a monthlong celebration of Shakespeare’s 450th birthday. Visit www.heightslibrary.org for a full list of events, and to register.
Coventry Village Library
1925 Coventry Road, 216-321-3400
Saturday, April 19, 2 p.m.
Coventry Baby Signs. Avoid frustration, and have fun communicating with your prelingual baby. Join Melissa O'Grady for an introduction to baby signs and the philosophy behind them. Registration begins April 5.
Lee Road Library
2345 Lee Road, 216-932-3600
Sunday, April 27, 1:30 p.m.
7th Annual Lee Road Library Crossword Competition. Spend a puzzling afternoon solving unpublished crosswords provided by Will Shortz, editor of The New York Times Crossword. The puzzles begin easy and become progressively harder; all levels of crossword enthusiast are encouraged to participate. Snacks and beverages will be provided. Registration began Jan. 27.
Noble Neighborhood Library
2800 Noble Road, 216-291-5665
Wednesday, April 9, 3:30 p.m.
Noble Spring Talent Show Tryouts. The first Noble Spring Talent Show will take place on April 10 at 3:30 p.m. All would-be participants, ages 11–18, must attend these tryouts the day before the show.
University Heights Library
13866 Cedar Road, 216-321-4700
Thursday, April 24, 6:30 p.m.
Family Flash Mob. All community members are welcome to participate in our University Heights Memorial Day Parade Flash Mob on May 26. We will be promoting our Rock Out and Read (ROAR) summer reading program. Learn the choreography in our monthly lessons held at the University Heights Library. All participants must attend two rehearsals in order to participate; another rehearsal will be held on May 22. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Special needs participants are welcome. Registration is required for this event.
Julia Murphy is the marketing assistant for the Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library.