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Slow down and take some time for yourself this holiday season. The library offers a variety of programs that are the perfect combination of indulgent and educational. For more information, and to register, visit www.heightslibrary.org.
Coventry Village Library
1925 Coventry Road, 216-321-3400
Thursday, Dec. 10, 7 p.m.
Step Out of Time: Use Your New Year's Resolutions to Develop Happiness and Peace. Tamar Geri, Reiki master and intuitive channeler, will guide participants in using spiritual awareness to achieve goals, improve relationships and create a better life.
Lee Road Library
2345 Lee Road, 216-932-3600
Wednesday, Dec. 2, 7 p.m.
Victorian Childhood: Fantasy, Fiction, and Fact. Not every orphan goes to Neverland, and not every child becomes a character in a book. This program will fold back the pages on such beloved characters as Alice, Peter, and Oliver, to uncover the sometimes harsh realities, idealized innocence, and complex nature of growing up in 19th-century Britain.
Noble Neighborhood Library
2800 Noble Road, 216-291-5665
Monday, Dec. 28, 7 p.m.
Nonfiction@Noble Book Club: Driving Hungry by Layne Mosler. After putting her dream of opening her own restaurant on hold, Layne Mosler moved to Buenos Aires to write about food. She was also in search of that elusive "something" that could give shape to her life. So began the gustatory adventure that became the basis for Mosler’s cult blog, Taxi Gourmet.
University Heights Library
13866 Cedar Road, 216-321-4700
Tuesday, Dec. 8, 6:30 p.m.
Cocoa Mug Decoration. The weather outside is frightful, but with your very own cocoa mug, the long winter will be so delightful. Sign up to decorate your own mug with sharpies, and warm up with some cookies and cocoa. For kids in kindergarten through grade 5. (Registration began Nov. 24.)
Julia Murphy is the marketing and volunteer coordinator for the Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library System.