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Heights Libraries has something for everyone in February: Celebrate Black History Month at Noble Neighborhood Library, turn your attention inward at Coventry Village Library, learn about cancer prevention at University Heights Library, and immerse yourself in Civil War history at Lee Road Library. For a complete list of programs, and to register, visit www.heightslibrary.org.

Coventry Village Library
1925 Coventry Road, 216-321-3400

Thursday, Feb. 12, 7 p.m.

Step Out of Time: Meditation. Use breath and mantra techniques for a series of three meditation sessions.

Lee Road Library
2345 Lee Road, 216-932-3600

Thursday, Feb. 12, 7 p.m.

WordStage: Civil War Love Letters. When he wasn’t marching, fighting, or setting up camp, a Civil War soldier might take a few moments to write to his loved ones at home. The program is presented by WordStage readers Tim Tavcar and Agnes Herrmann and underscored with poignant music of the Civil War era, played by violinist Mary Beth Ions.

Noble Neighborhood Library
2800 Noble Road, 216-291-5665

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 7 p.m.

Beats and Sounds of Hip Hop. Love beats, rhythms, and the flow of a rap—learn how these play a role in the making of hip-hop music. Children ages 8–12 will get the chance to practice their emcee skills, create beats, and share in the hip-hop experience. This event is part of the library's African American History and Culture programs. Registration begins Feb. 10.

University Heights Library
13866 Cedar Road, 216-321-4700

Friday, Feb. 6, 1 p.m.

Cancer Prevention Series presented by University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center. UH's Office of Community Outreach will provide information about breast cancer and awareness of risk reduction, screening and treatment for you or your loved ones. Registration began Dec. 26. A light lunch will be provided for registered participants.

Julia Murphy

Julia Murphy is the marketing assistant for the Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library.

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Volume 8, Issue 2, Posted 6:46 PM, 01.29.2015