What's going on at your library?
Heights Libraries has the summer covered, with programs offered every day of the week, all summer long. For a complete calendar listing of events, and to register for selected programs, visit www.heightslibraries.org.
Coventry Village Library
1925 Coventry Road, 216-321-3400
Thursday, July 24, 2 p.m.
Instrument Petting Zoo. Explore the wonders of stringed instruments with students from the Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM). The "zoo" offers a unique opportunity for children to touch and feel a variety of stringed instruments under the guidance of CIM students, and a string quartet will perform. This program is open to the whole family.
Lee Road Library
2345 Lee Road, 216-932-3600
Thursday, July 3, 7 p.m.
4th Annual Pet Show. Bring your pet to the library to show off his or her best stuff. Animals of all shapes, sizes and dispositions can bark, howl, meow, skritch, scurry,and hiss in the library's show. Kids must bring a grown-up to help handle the pet, but grown-ups are not invited to particlpate unless they are accompanying a child. Pets must stay in cages or on leashes. Registration for this event opens on June 19; please note type of animal, breed (for dogs), and pet name in the notes field when registering. [The rain date for this event is July 17.]
Noble Neighborhood Library
2800 Noble Road, 216-291-5665
Saturday, July 26, 2 p.m.
Summer Scavenger Hunt. It’s the treasure hunt of the year, for children in grades K–5. Solve puzzles, answer riddles, and challenge other kids on a hunt through the wondrous world of the library. Registration begins July 12.
University Heights Library
13866 Cedar Road, 216-321-4700
Saturday, July 12, 1 p.m.
Calligraphy Demonstration. Learn about the art of calligraphy with Jim Williams of The Western Reserve Calligraphers.
Julia Murphy is the marketing assistant for the Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library.