What's going on at your library?
Winter may not yet have officially arrived, but winter programs are underway at Heights Libraries. Highlights are listed below; visit www.heightslibrary.org for a full listing of programs.
Coventry Village Library
1925 Coventry Road, 216-321-3400
Thursday, Dec. 4, 7 p.m.
Local Author Event: Communicating with Animals. Three local authors discuss their animal-related works. Dr. Carol Osborne (Naturally Healthy Cats and Naturally Healthy Dogs) helps people communicate more effectively with their pets; Harriet Tramer's fictional Racing to Heaven follows a girl and her encounters with horses; and Jennifer Priester (author of the Mortal Realm Witch series) has written several books about animals.
Lee Road Library
2345 Lee Road, 216-932-3600
Tuesday, Dec. 2, 7 p.m.
Ghosts of the Civil War: Shades of Blue and Gray. Spend a spine-shivering evening with The Largely Literary Theater as Mark Dawidziak (from the North) and Sara Showman (from the South) present ghost stories from Ohio, South Carolina, Virginia, and Tennessee—with a special section about Abraham Lincoln. Literary selections include pieces by Walt Whitman, Ohio native Ambrose Bierce, and Emily Dickinson. This program is part of the library’s Tales and Chronicles of the Civil War series.
Noble Neighborhood Library
2800 Noble Road, 216-291-5665
Saturday, Dec. 13, 2 p.m.
STEAM Saturday. Come tinker in our STEAM workshop. Children in grades one through five will collaborate on science, technology, engineering, art and math activities. Registration began Nov. 29.
University Heights Library
13866 Cedar Road, 216-321-4700
Wednesday, Dec. 31, 11 a.m.
Goodbye 2014, Hello 2015. Ring in the New Year at the stroke of noon, with games, dancing and more. For families with children in fifth grade and younger. Registration begins Dec. 17 (enter total number of participants in the notes section when registering).
Julia Murphy is the marketing assistant for the Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library.