What's going on at your library?
The library is going outside in May. This month, both the Lee Road and Noble Neighborhood libraries will kick off their children’s community gardens, and all Heights libraries are offering other garden-themed programs. Visit www.heightslibrary.org for a full list of events, and to register.
Coventry Village Library
1925 Coventry Road, 216-321-3400
Wednesday, May 7, 7 p.m.
Cedar-Coventry Author Series. Kristin Ohlson reads from her new book, The Soil Will Save Us: How Scientists, Farmers and Foodies Are Healing the Soil to Save the Planet. Registration began April 23.
Lee Road Library
2345 Lee Road, 216-932-3600
Sunday, May 18, 3 p.m.
Where the Wild Thyme Grows: Cleveland’s Shakespeare Garden. Mary Hamlin of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation will explore the history of the 1916 Shakespeare Garden. Hamlin will discuss how the garden served as the seed for the development of the Cultural Gardens, and the indelible impression Shakespeare has left on our collective literary and botanical landscapes.
Noble Neighborhood Library
2800 Noble Road, 216-291-5665
Friday, May 9, 3:30 p.m.
Garden Celebration. Children are invited to kick off the planting season by helping the Noble Neighborhood Library staff get its community garden ready.
University Heights Library
13866 Cedar Road, 216-321-4700
Tuesday, May 27, 6:30 p.m.
Neuroscience for Kids: The Sense of Hearing. Kids in kindergarten through fifth grade should bring their favorite adult to join them as assistants for science activities that explore the senses. In this program, kids will learn how their eardrums work. Registration begins May 13.
Julia Murphy is the marketing assistant for the Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library.