"It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it. "
--Upton Sinclair (1878-1968)
UPCOMING EVENTS AT LAKEWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
SUNDAY WITH THE FRIENDS:
Tracy Marie Duo
Singer-songwriter Tracy Marie and bassist Mike Barrick havenâ€™t teamed up to fight crimeâ€”theyâ€™re just having a good time playing beautiful, original, heartfelt music. But when Tracyâ€™s voice soars over and through Mikeâ€™s liquid bass lines, you will surrender.
2:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16
Knit & Lit Book Club
Hereâ€™s a new kind of book club for both the knit-a-holic and the incurable bibliophile. Lynda Tuennerman will get us started with the first book selection. After that, meetings will grow organically like a long, long scarf as members make suggestions for books and needlework projects. Weâ€™ll keep our hands and minds busy on the third Tuesday of every month, sharing literary insights and personal projects. Visit www.lkwdpl.org/bookclubs
to learn more. To register, please call (216) 226-8275 ext. 127. Our first book is The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse by Louise Erdich
7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Meeting Room
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17
LAKEWOOD HISTORICAL SOCIETY
The Peopling of Cleveland
Northeast Ohio began its modern history as the Connecticut Western Reserveâ€”essentially a western version of New England. Today, however, it is a community with cultural influences from around the globe. Professor John Grabowski will trace the history of migration and immigration to Greater Cleveland over the past two centuries in an illustrated lecture that will explain how and why our region has come to be recognized as one of the most culturally diverse regions in the United States.
7:00 p.m. at the Womenâ€™s Club Pavilion in Lakewood Park
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18
Business Book Talk with Tim Zaun and Friends
Where Have All the Leaders Gone? by Lee Iaccoca
Learn the Nine C's of Leadership we need in our new President-elect according to the former CEO of Chrysler. Mr. Iacocca has provided a complementary 25-minute DVD detailing his message for viewing during our discussion.
7:00 p.m.in the Main Library Meeting Room
THE FRIENDS SEPTEMBER BOOK SALE
Member's-only preview sale
Join the Friends and receive entrance to special, members-only preview sales. Memberships may be purchased at the door.
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Friends Book Sale area
Main Library Lower Level
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
FRIENDS BOOK SALE:
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Friends Book Sale area
Main Library Lower Leve
FIVE STAR FILMS
Shadow of China
Directed by Mitsuo Yanagimachi Rated R
Starring: John Lone, Vivian Wu, Sammi Davis
Set in exotic Hong Kong just prior to its hand-over by the British to China. The multi-layered, intriguing tale of a powerful young Chinese tycoon whoâ€™s ruthless in business. Rumors arise that heâ€™s really the orphaned Japanese son of a hated officer who had multitudes of Chinese civilians massacred during WW II. Heâ€™s now a target for revenge.
6:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
SUNDAY WITH THE FRIENDS:
National Parks: Hidden Gems off the Beaten Path
Our friend, filmmaker Terry Meehan, heads west on a video journey, kicking up dust on less-traveled roads from North Dakota to Utah in search of the hidden gems of the National Park System. After the movie, its question and answer time with Terry.
2:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium
***UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENT***
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1
LAKEWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY FOUNDATION SPECIAL EVENT: An Evening With Garrison Keillor
Join us for a conversation with Garrison Keillor about Lake Wobegon and his latest Lake Wobegon novel, Liberty, coming out in September. Borders will be on site with Garrison Keillor books for sale and signing.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Lakewood Public Library Foundation.
The event will be held at 7:00 p.m. at:
Lakewood Civic Auditorium,
14100 Franklin Boulevard, Lakewood, Ohio 44107
For Venue description and directions: www.lkwdpl.org/schools/civicaud
General Admission Ticket $20.00
NEW BOOKS, MOVIES & MUSIC-- Located on the First Floor
Pharmakon by Dirk Wittenborn -- FICTION WITTENBORN
The man with the iron heart by Harry Turtledove -- FICTION TURTLEDOVE
Alfred and Emily by Doris May Lessing -- FICTION LESSING
Loblolly House: elements of a new architecture by Stephen Kieran --
The girl from foreign: a search for shipwrecked ancestors, forgotten histories, and a sense of home by Sadia Shepard -- 973.04924054092 SHEPARD
Ten Men You Meet In The Huddle Lessons from a Football Life
by Bill Curry -- 796.332092 CURRY
Stop-loss -- DVD STOP-LOSS
The ruins -- DVD RUINS
Tycoons & barons. Vol. 1 by Lucia Grahame -- DVD 338.04092 TYCOONS
Come Fly With Me by Satomi Ichikawa -- jPICTURE BK Ichikawa
Twinkle Toes by Karen Katz -- jCRADLE BK Katz
The Magician by Michael Scott -- jFICTION Scott
Land Before Time: Magical Discoveries -- jDVD Land
Transformers Animated Season 1 -- jDVD Transformers
The Chipmunk Adventure -- jCD Chipmunk
BROWSING THE STACKS
Lakewood Public Library offers a wide variety of book collections within our non-fiction area. This week's spotlight is: Chicken Soup for the Soul
Digest some of these titles to ease your mind and reduce stress. There's a flavor to suit everyone's taste! Located In the non-fiction room on the second floor.
Chicken soup for the tea lover's soul: stories steeped in comfort
by Jack Canfield -- 394.12 CHICKEN
Chicken soup for the chocolate lover's soul: indulging in our sweetest moments by Jack Canfield -- 394.12 CHICKEN
Chicken soup for the nurse's soul, second dose by Jack Canfield -- 610.73 CANFIELD
Chicken soup for the working mom's soul: humor and inspiration for moms who juggle it all by Jack Canfield -- 306.8743 CHICKEN
Chicken soup for the soul: children with special needs by Jack Canfield --
Chicken soup for the ocean lover's soul: amazing sea stories and Wyland artwork to open the heart and rekindle the spirit by Jack Canfield -- 508.3162 CHICKEN
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