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In September, as the University Heights Library closes for renovations and centennial celebrations wrap up, Heights Libraries kicks off On the Same Page—its communitywide reading program—centered on Jacqueline Woodson’s Brown Girl Dreaming.
Coventry Village Library
1925 Coventry Road, 216-321-3400
Tuesday, Sept. 27, 4 p.m.
A Celebration of Dreams. Join in celebrating the moving memoir, Brown Girl Dreaming, by Jacqueline Woodson. Bring the whole family for conversation, creative writing, crafts and other activities. (Reading part or all of the book before a program is suggested.) Registration begins Sept. 13.
Lee Road Library
2345 Lee Road, 216-932-3600
Wednesday, Sept. 14, 7:30 p.m.
Original Voices Book Club: Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson. This autobiography—the community’s choice for On the Same Page—unfolds through a series of poignant poems. Born in Ohio, and growing up in both the North and the South during the turbulent Civil Rights era, Woodson captures her devotion to family and the joy of finding her writer's voice.
Noble Neighborhood Library
2800 Noble Road, 216-291-5665
Monday, Sept. 12, 7 p.m.
Noble Library and its Neighbors. When the Noble Neighborhood Library opened in 1937, it was part of a well-established neighborhood of churches, shops and public buildings. Marian Morton will discuss the past and present of the library and its neighbors as Heights Community Congress helps Heights Libraries celebrate its centennial.
University Heights Library
13866 Cedar Road, 216-321-4700
Sept. 4 is the last day the University Heights Library will be open before it closes for renovations.
Julia Murphy is the marketing and volunteer coordinator for the Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library.