What's going on at your library?
Start your new year off right by connecting with your neighbors at some of Heights Libraries all-ages programs. For a full list of library events and programs, and to register, visit www.heightslibrary.org.
Coventry Village Library
1925 Coventry Road, 216-321-3400
Saturday, Jan. 10, 11:30 a.m.
Origami Crafts. Make your own paper decorations in Adam Brumma's workshop on origami, the Japanese art of paper-folding.
Lee Road Library
2345 Lee Road, 216-932-3600
Thursday, Jan. 29, 6 p.m.
16th Annual Poetry Slam. Young poets are invited to show off their skills and compete to win prizes. Free pizza will be served and workshops will be offered prior to the event itself. Contact the library for details. This program is offered in conjunction with Lake Erie Ink and Cleveland Heights High School. Only those who wish to perform have to sign up in advance. Registration opens on Thursday, Jan. 15, and participants must be between the ages of 13–18 to compete.
Noble Neighborhood Library
2800 Noble Road, 216-291-5665
Wednesday, Jan. 21, 3:30 p.m.
Family Fun Film: "Selma, Lord, Selma." Attend a screening of Disney’s “Selma, Lord Selma," a PG-rated film set in 1965 that tells the story of a young girl who decides to join a civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, after hearing Martin Luther King Jr. speak. Part of the library's African American History and Culture programs. Registration begins Jan. 7.
University Heights Library
13866 Cedar Road, 216-321-4700
Tuesday, Jan. 20, 6:30 p.m.
Kid Engineering: Pop-Up Cards and Books. Kids in grades K–5, along with an their adult assistants, are invited to create pop-up cards and books. Registration begins Jan. 6.
Julia Murphy is the marketing assistant for the Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library.