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Our Mission Administrative Offices Library Board of Trustees This Program Guide is published by the East Cleveland Public Library. 14101 Euclid Avenue, East Cleveland, OH 44112. A copy of this publication may be picked up at The East Cleveland Public Library and is available for viewing and download online at eastclevelandpubliclibrary.org The mission of the East Cleveland Public Library is to provide life enhancing, consciousness raising, Library services, and cultural activities that reflect the needs of the East Cleveland community and the patrons of the institution. Carlos Latimer, Executive Director Theresa Flood, Deputy Director Elmer Turner, Admin. Coordinator/Board Relations Ross Cockfield, Fiscal Officer Stephanie Chambliss, Deputy Fiscal Officer Rick Cooper, Chief of Operations A’Sarah Green, I.T. Network Manager Carol Shaheed, President Otis Mays, Vice President Sheila Hunt-Sharpley, Secretary Dr. MaryAnn Harris, Member Dr. Joy Jordan, Member Tyisha Blade, Member Nathan Paige, Member Editorial Staff Darin Gooch, Digital Publications Coordinator Liz Anastasiadis, Marketing & Program Associate Children’s 3-6 Teens 7-8 ECPL Around The World 9-10 Upcoming Events/ Important Dates 14 Adults 11-12 Technology 13 15 Library Services 17 Library Card Sign-Up 16 Employee Spotlight Friends Of The ECPL 18

A word from our Administrative Coordinator Elmer Turner I am Elmer Turner, the Executive Assistant to the Director and the Administrative Coordinator of the East Cleveland Public Library. I have worked in this position for almost a decade. Before coming to this library, I honed my skills in a large local library system and in corporate America. Given my experiences in various capacities, I get to utilize the knowledge I gained from those experiences and apply it to my work here. It gives me a great sense of satisfaction to see how all the work we do behind the scenes positively affects the staff and community. The East Cleveland Public Library is the heart of this community. It represents who we were, who we are and who we will be in the future. I feel a great sense of responsibility in knowing this is a 100 + year old resource that we have been entrusted with and we must continue to cultivate it so that it will last at least another 100 years. When I am not working, I enjoy all things related to technology and research. I am grateful to be surrounded by such a dynamic team of like-minded people, who are up for the challenge and have the same “make it happen” attitude that I do. If you would like to make a donation to the library, you may do so with the QR Code. Thank you!

Jr. Cooks & Books: Rolled Ice Cream Tuesday, June 11th (ages 8-10) & Wednesday, June 12th (ages 11 & 12), 2024 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM It's THYME to cook up fun and visit the country of Thailand at the East Cleveland Public Library! Come pair the love of reading with food in our children's literature and cooking club this summer. The perfect match for young culinary lovers and bookworms at heart. In this program we will recommend a food themed book and demonstrate a matching recipe as follows: Adventures in Thailand: Rolled Ice Cream Summer Reading Book Suggestion(s): • Yummy Rolled Ice Cream Recipes: A Better and Tastier Way to Enjoy Ice Cream by Tyler Sweet • Bodhi Sees the World: Thailand by Marisa Aragón Ware *Space is limited. Please call to register with ECPL Children's Department; 216-541-4128 ext. 6259. Educational Bingo Tuesdays, June 11th & July 30th, 2024 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Children will be learning sight words, numbers, how to tell time, different types of music and more. Read to Learn, Dance to Move Monday, June 17th, 2024 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Come along as we explore the fascinating origins of African dance! In captivating detail, Patricia Keeler's Drumbeat In Our Feet captures the beauty, history, and energy of African dance. Readers of all ages will delight in this drumbeating, handclapping, foot-stomping celebration of culture and tradition. After reading the story aloud, DANCECleveland teaching artists will guide children through an exploration of African dance, have students identify instruments they recognize, try movements, and imagine themselves as a part of the story! Project Coping Box Tuesdays, June 4th & July 9th, 2024 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM This program is designed to help children deal with panic and distressed feelings. The coping box is a collection of various healthy items that can be used when you are feeling overwhelmed. Coding4Kids Thursday, June 6th, 2024 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Learn coding in a fun and engaging way! Adventures In Hawaii Monday, June 10th, 2024 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Aloha, Friends! Let's all Go to Hawaii! When it's super hot, the only way to cool the day is to enjoy one of Hawaii's favorite local treats: Shave Ice. Learn how to make Hawaiian Shave Ice this summer at ECPL and listen to the children's books Shave Ice in Hawaii by Mariko Merritt and The Good Song written by Alexandria Giordano, inspired by the medley of the classic songs "Over the Rainbow" and "What a Wonderful World." 3 Children’s

Eggs-tronaut Drop Challenge Tuesdays, June 18th & July 2nd, 2024 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM In this STEM exploration, youth design, evaluate and construct a container (payload) that will keep a raw egg from cracking when dropped from ever -increasing elevation. The Classic "Egg Drop Challenge" experiment has been a standard in science instruction for many years. Come put your engineering to the test! Suggested Summer Reading: After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) by Dan Santat and Aerospace Engineering and the Principles of Flight by Anne Rooney. Keeping It Kind Tuesdays, June 18th & July 23rd, 2024 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM The kindness program brings people from all walks of life together to share acts of kindness in our communities, schools and libraries. In this workshop, we will share effective strategies to help your child build a solid foundation in spreading and developing good will towards others. Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your child's learning experience! Ready2Read Boot Camp Tuesday, June 25th, 2024 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM We are gearing up to read! Ready2Read Boot Camp is designed to increase letter recognition, sight words and vocabulary by using art, crafts and small tasks to build fluency! Adventures in Gardening: Market Food Forest Class Wednesday, June 26th, 2024 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Growing Young Gardeners! Youth and their families are invited to come learn how to grow, care, harvest and prepare a Food Forest Garden with Coit Farmer’s Market! This program will be on site at Coit Farmer's Market. Meet us there!: Coit Farmer's Market 15000 Woodworth Rd. near East 152nd and Noble Rd. East Cleveland, OH 44110 Sprouting Young Scientists (SPY) Monday, June 24th, 2024 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Have you ever wondered what a garden looks like in summer? Let’s find out together with a guide from the Holden Arboretum! Through captivating stories and exciting hands-on activities, young learners will investigate the world of gardens during the sunny season. Summer Reading Books for SPY: What Will Grow? by Jennifer Ward and Nature Walk Flowers by Rebecca Stromstad Glaser (Bullfrog Books). *This program is geared towards ages 4-7. Space is limited. Please call to register with ECPL Children's Department; 216-541-4128 ext. 6259. Miniature Adventure Monday, July 1st, 2024 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Meet a miniature therapy horse! Children aged 6 and under can come listen to an adventurous story time, create a unique horse themed craft and afterwards meet and greet with the mini's and learn how to groom them. Children aged 7 and above will create their very own campfire tale, create a western themed craft and afterwards have the opportunity to take a short walk with the mini's. Bonjour Paris - Tween Painting Party Wednesday, July 3rd, 2024 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bonjour Friends! Come and be transported to the City of Light, Paris, France! Participate in a delightful French-themed painting experience! • Learn fun facts about Paris rich art culture • Learn how to draw and paint with acrylics Suggested Summer Reading: City Trails: Paris by Lonely Planet Kids and Lost in Paris by Cindy Cunningham *Tweens aged 10-12. Space is limited. Please call to register with ECPL Children's Department; 216-541-4128 ext. 6259. 4 Children’s

Pacific Paradise Entertainment: A Day in Polynesia Monday, July 8th (ages 6 and under) & Tuesday July 9th, 2024 (ages 7-12) 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Are you ready to learn the art of Polynesian dance this summer? Come learn about Hawaiian Culture with Pacific Paradise entertainment and how traditional Polynesian dance is one of its most beloved and cherished cultural traditions that continues to influence new generations. This program includes a Polynesian dance performance and audience instruction. *Space is limited. Please call to register with ECPL Children's Department; 216-541-4128 ext. 6259. Tap Dance! Through the Harlem Renaissance Wednesday, July 10th, 2024 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Let’s get tapping! Shuffle, hop and step your way into this basic beginner tap class! You’ll learn basic tap steps and techniques and about the history of dance during the Harlem Renaissance. Instruction will be led by Southern Enterprise School of Art. No experience necessary. *Children aged 9-12 yrs. Space is limited. Please call to register with ECPL Children's Department; 216-541-4128 ext. 6259. Cleveland Metro Parks: Animal Adaptation Monday, July 15th, 2024 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Every animal has a variety of physical and behavioral modifications to help it function more efficiently. Come learn with Cleveland Metroparks how an animal’s characteristics enable it to find food and survive in its environment. Summer Reading books suggestions include: Series of Animal Body Parts by Clare Lewis, What If You Had Animal…series by Sandra Markle and Who Has These Feet? by Laura Hulbert Cleveland Metroparks: General Nature Tuesday, July 16th, 2024 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Let's Talk about Nature! Join Cleveland Metroparks as they take us on a journey throughout Northeast Ohio's general nature scene. *Geared toward children aged 7-12 yrs. Picture Perfect! Introduction to Photography Basics Wednesday, July 17th, 2024 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Learn beginner photography concepts and practices, including proper use of camera, composition, light, color and texture. No camera? No problem! The instructor will include an adapted course curriculum for beginner's photography on your smart phone via phone applications. Suggested Summer Reading - Photography for Kids: A Beginner's Book by JP Pullos *Space is limited. Please call to register with ECPL Children's Department; 216-541-4128 ext. 6259. Author Read Aloud: Dude! What's that Smell? Monday, July 22nd, 2024 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Gather around, it's story time! Come join children's book author Ashley B. for a special reading of her book Dude! What's that Smell? - A funny, laugh out loud tale which teaches children how to describe unpleasant smells with age related vocabulary words. Dude! What’s That Smell? Is the perfect children’s book for all the little people out there in the world with an amazing sense of humor who loves problem-solving. *Space is limited. Please call to register with ECPL Children's Department; 216-541-4128 ext. 6259. 5 All nine library systems in Cuyahoga County are teaming up to fight learning loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Called Cuyahoga Reads, this program is designed to help families of kids in grades K – 12 make reading a priority through fun programs and reading challenges. Children’s

Adventures In Grio (Storytelling) Tuesday, July 23rd, 2024 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Engaging Community through Storytelling Join Judy Bateman and friends at the East Cleveland Public Library for a fun storytelling session full of rhythm and rhyme this summer! Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to keep even the little ones entertained and inspired. Literature will include Little Red Riding Hood and African Tales and Fables. Afterwards, youth will develop their own original grio (story) to share with their peers! Summer Reading Club Wrap Up Party Monday, July 29th - Age 4 to 6 yrs. Tuesday, July 30th - Age 7 to 9 yrs. Wednesday, July 31st - 10 to 12 yrs. 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM You're invited to the Summer Reading Club Wrap Up Party! Join us for our Summer Reading Club wrap-up party to celebrate all of our amazing community of readers! We will show an Adventure Begins at Your Library themed movie, enjoy snacks and popcorn as follows: Kung Fu Panda Monday, July 29th Viewer's Choice Tuesday, July 30th Viewer's Choice Wednesday, July 31st Studio Go Book Tour: Shel Silverstein August 7th, 2024 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM The Cleveland Museum of Art is bringing the Studio Go Book Tour: Shel Silverstein to the East Cleveland Pubic Library! Come listen to and discuss the ageless poetry from Silverstein’s Where the Sidewalk Ends and see why Silverstein’s stories and poems continues to influence many from childhood to adulthood. All are welcome! The East Cleveland Public Library is proud to be in partnership with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library and Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library 6 Children’s

Adventure Begins With Summer Reading! Starting June 1st, 2024. August 24th, 2024 (Summer Reading Celebration and Prize Giveaway) 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Embark on a Summer Adventure with Books! Are you ready for an unforgettable journey through the pages of books? Join us this summer for an epic adventure-themed reading program that will take you to new worlds, exciting challenges, and incredible discoveries! Summer Slam Mario Kart Tournament Tuesdays from June to August, 2024 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Gear up for an epic gaming journey in our Summer Slam Mario Kart Tournament! Compete throughout the summer in adrenaline-pumping races against other gamers to claim the top spot. The tournament runs all summer long, with the final showdown happening in August. The ultimate champion will win an exciting prize! Don't miss out! Register by the first Tuesday in June to secure your spot on the starting grid and race your way to victory! Creative Innovators Starting June 3rd to August 12th, 2024 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Designed for teens passionate about crafting, this program offers a variety of exciting workshops and projects to ignite your imagination and hone your crafting skills. Discover the joy of creating unique pieces while expressing your personal style and vision. Engage in collaborative projects, learn new crafting methods and showcase your creations in a supportive and vibrant environment. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced crafter, this program promises an enriching and fun-filled summer of creativity and self-expression! (CYO = Create Your Own) June 3rd - Lip Gloss Making June 24th - Soap Making July 2nd - Squirt Gun Painting July 8th - CYO Hats July 11th - CYO Tote Bags July 22nd - CYO Drawstring Bookbags July 25th - Tumbler Making August 5th - CYO T-Shirts August 12th - CYO Mugs Teens Sip & Paint Thursday, June 13th, 2024 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM A creative and enjoyable experience where teens can sip on beverages like soda or juice while exploring their artistic side through painting activities. Participants are provided with all necessary painting materials such as canvases, paints, brushes, aprons to protect clothing as well as a step-by-step guidance from an instructor. Summer Cinema Series: Teens Edition Mondays, June 10th & July 1st; Tuesday, August 6th, 2024 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Dive into the magic of cinema with our Summer Cinema Series tailored just for teens! Join us every week for exciting afternoon film screenings filled with adventure, drama, and laughter. As part of the fun, we'll have book giveaways featuring popular titles loved by teens. Enjoy complimentary snacks and entertainment before each screening, making it a memorable summer experience. Don't miss out on this fantastic blend of movies, books, snacks, and fun activities designed exclusively for teens! There will be book giveaways at the end of films. June 10th - Divergent (2014) July 1st - Beautiful Creatures (2013) August 6th - The Princess Diaries (2001) Solstice Serenity Thursday, June 20th, 2024 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Join us on June 20th for Solstice Serenity, a special program designed for teens to celebrate the summer solstice. 7 Teens

Scoops of Summer: Teens Ice Cream Social Wednesday, June 26th & Thursdays July 25th and August 15th, 2024 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Join us for a cool and fun-filled event as we kick off summer with our "Scoops of Summer" Ice Cream Social! Teens can enjoy delicious ice cream treats while socializing and participating in various games and activities. It's a great opportunity to make new friends, relax, and enjoy the summer vibes. Saturday Morning Cartoons Saturday's in July, 2024 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Transporting teens back to the golden era of animated television. It features classic cartoons from the 80s and 90s, evoking feelings of nostalgia and fond memories of childhood while capturing the essence of Saturday mornings spent in front of the TV. This program offers a trip down memory lane for viewers of all ages. Pages in Motion: Literary Exchange Extravaganza Saturday, July 6th, 2024 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM Join us for "Pages in Motion”, a lively book swap event where bibliophiles come together to share their favorite reads and discover new literary gems. Bring a book, take a book, and dive into a world of stories waiting to be explored. Enjoy refreshments, engaging discussions about literature, and connect with fellow book lovers in a welcoming and vibrant atmosphere. Marvel Trivia Bash: "Heroic Showdown" Thursday, July 18th, 2024 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Join us for an action-packed Marvel Trivia Bash where your knowledge of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) will be put to the ultimate test! Compete against other fans for a chance to win exclusive tickets to special screenings of Deadpool and Wolverine movies. Grab your superhero friends and get ready to showcase your Marvel knowledge and win epic prizes! 8 Travel Tales New York Times bestselling author Elle Kennedy brings her signature angst, drama, and humor to a new standalone romance. My Oxford Year meets We Met In December, Girl Abroad finds the daughter of a retired rock star studying abroad in London and entangled in scandal and romance. Planning a trip? Here's how to avoid some of the biggest pitfalls travelers experience. It does not matter if you are new to traveling or need a little brushing up. In this guide, you will find new innovative strategies to protect yourself while traveling domestically or abroad. This guide is the yellow brick road to having a successful vacation and is value-packed with some of the best resources that you can gift to a loved one or friend. Teens



How to Write a Memoir Every Tuesday in June, 2024 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Now's the time to tell your story. A memoir can be about anything non-fictional. We will be going over writing structure, popular examples of memoirs, and short writing exercises. Tuesday FREE Travel Opportunities Tuesdays, June 18th, July 2nd, & August 6th, 2024 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Cleveland is home to many low-cost and free travel options for those who want to explore on a budget. This program will explore some unique free museums in Northeast Ohio, including the Lake View Cemetery, Baseball Heritage Museum, and Woodland Cemetery. Tuesday, June 18th – Location: Lake View Cemetery • Focusing on a walking tour of famous African Americans interred in the cemetery, we will explore the opportunities this historic landmark has to teach the living about our history and community. Tuesday, July 2nd – Location: The Baseball Heritage Museum • Focusing on some of the historic players, seasons, and teams featured, we will explore the opportunities this museum has to teach about our history and community. Tuesday, August 6th – Location: Woodland Cemetery • Focusing on a walking tour of famous African Americans interred in the cemetery, we will explore the opportunities this historic landmark has to teach the living about our history and community. *Attend all three FREE Travel Opportunity presentations, and you'll be entered into a raffle prize! Creative Crafts and Conversation with Caprice (with a hint of travel) Every Wednesday during the months of June, July and August, 2024 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM We will have enlightening conversation while creating beautiful works of art. Are you ready to travel? Design a wine glass, create your own sunglasses, make a neck pillow, create a landscape out of fabric, make seashore art, and much more. Travel Tips Tuesdays Tuesdays, June 11th & 25th, July 9th & 23rd, August 13th & 27th, 2024 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Join us for Travel Tips Tuesday from the travel expert: What to expect on a cruise, tips for long flights, how to pack a suitcase, airport security tips, all-inclusive resorts, road trips, bus trips, food related trips, one tank trips, how to plan a vacation, places to go locally in Cleveland. Also learn how to have a “staycation.” *In partnership with STS Tropical Journeys. FRIENDS Juneteenth Pop-Up Shop Saturday, June 15th, 2024 11:30 AM – 4:30 PM In celebration of Juneteenth, the Friends of the ECPL are hosting a Pop-Up shopping event. Name That Tune and Karaoke Monday, June 17th, 2024 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Come out and join us for music and fun as we celebrate Black Music Month with karaoke and name that tune. Summer Solstice Poetry Soiree Thursday, June 20th, 2024 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM June 20th is the Summer Solstice. The sun will travel its longest path in our sky for 2024, and we want to celebrate the long hours of light with the written word. We will be reading and writing poems to celebrate the sun, sunlight, warm summer days, and cool summer nights. Join us for a few creative writing exercises to help get your creative juices flowing. Bingocize Mondays and Thursdays starting on July 8th, until August 29th, 2024 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Looking for a fun, new way to be more active? We'll play Bingo, share useful information on nutrition, and exercise together. You may sit or stand while exercising. (Play bingo, exercise and meet new people while learning!) *In partnership with Fairhill Partners. 11 Adults

Greenbook Thursday, July 18th, 2024 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Come and learn all about the Greenbook. How did African Americans travel during Jim Crow? Fun Festival and Food Destinations Tuesday, July 30th, 2024 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Where to find some of the best food festivals and destinations in the country and community. What To Bring: Passport Appointment Evidence of U.S Citizenship • Original/ Certified U.S Birth Certificate • Previous U.S Passport (must be undamaged) • Consular Report of Birth Abroad • Certificate of Naturalization/ Citizenship Photograph • In color with a white background • 2x2 inches in size • Printed on thin, photo quality paper • Pictures may be taken on site* Photo Identification • Valid Driver's License (plus a second ID if issued in a different state) • Undamaged U.S. Passport (must be issued less than 15 years ago) • Certificate of Naturalization/ Citizenship • Valid Government or Military ID Children (Under 16 years old) • Child's Birth Certificate If both parents are present, each must bring a photo ID. If one parent is present, they must bring a signed & notarized DS-3053 or a signed DS-5525 Children (16-17 years old) • Proof of U.S. citizenship and one parent must be present with photo ID Fees (2 seperate payments required) Payable to the U.S. Dept. of State (Money Order ONLY) • Book & Card - $160 (Adult); $115 (Minor) • Book - $130 (Adult); $100 (Minor) • Card - $30 (Adult); $15 (Minor) • Expedited Service - $60 • Expedited Shipping - $19.53 Payable to the East Cleveland Public Library (Cash or Credit Card) • Each Application - $35 • Pictures - $15 12 Adults

How to Create a Gmail Account Every Thursday in Summer 2024 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM In this class, we will be learning how to create a personal Gmail Account. We will also be going over Google and its many features. How to use Instagram and Facebook Every Wednesday in Summer 2024 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Have you ever wanted to learn how to use popular Meta social media platforms Instagram and Facebook? Now’s your chance! Come to our classes this Summer and get your questions answered. Typing Tuesdays Every Tuesday in June 2024 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Want to advance your typing skills and become more knowledgeable of the keyboard? Come to our Typing Tuesdays to learn more. Beginners Website Design Every Thursday in June 2024 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Want to create your own website for your business, digital portfolio, or blog? In this series, we will go over several popular website building platforms such as Squarespace, WordPress and Wix. We will also go over how to customize website templates and the back end of website design. VR Vacation Simulator Thursdays, June 6th & 20th, 2024 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Come join us as we use our VR gaming headset to discover some never-before-seen places and visit some of our favorite destinations on earth. Game Day Saturdays Every Saturday in July 2024 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Come and chill with us at the ECPL as we play PS5 and VR games related to therapy, mental health, field trips, travel and fitness. Digital Photography Workshop Saturday, July 6th & 20th, 2024 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Learn how to use your smartphone or camera to capture and edit photos, preserving memories and exploring your creative side. Let's Learn YouTube Tuesday, August 6th & 20th, 2024 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Come learn all the wonderful things you can do on YouTube, like listen to music, look up different recipes, and learn DIY projects. Senior VR Bowling and Tennis Thursday, August 8th, 2024 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM Come get a gentle workout using our VR gaming system to play either tennis or bowling right inside the library. 13 • Portable Charger • Earphones • Outlet adapter • Airtag or tracker • Extra batteries/chargers • Smartphone (for language translation) • Compass (Digital or Mechanical) • Camera (Film or Digital) • Laptop • Watch Essential Travel Tech Wi-Fi Hotspots are available upon request. Stop by our computer lab to sign one out! East Cleveland residents AND ECPL library card holders only. Helping patrons build useful technology skills and overall knowledge of computers, the internet, email, security, and more! Stop by the ECPL to learn how you can join our classes. Technology The bridge to opportunity is digital. Get affordable internet service, free training and support, and discounted devices when you visit: www.ClevelandNavigators.org 216-307-6990.

Upcoming Events/Important Dates Closing Dates Board Meetings The ECPL board meetings are held the 3rd Saturday of every month. Time: 2:00 PM Location: East Cleveland Public Library, Lower Auditorium 14 Wednesday, June 19th, 2024 - Juneteenth Thursday, July 4th, 2024 - Independence Day Theatrical Play - One More Time An older wise man gives advice to a troubled younger man about how to navigate the trials of life. Date: Saturday, July 20th Time: 1:00 PM Location: East Cleveland Public Library, Greg L. Reese Performing Arts Center Movie Showing - Bob Marley: One Love We will be showing Bob Marley: One Love Date: Saturday, June 8th Time: 1:00 PM Location: East Cleveland Public Library, Greg L. Reese Performing Arts Center Library Game Day Join us for a day of excitement and friendly competition at our Summer Game Day event! Explore a variety of tabletop, card, and board games suitable for all ages. Date: Thursdays, June 13th, July 11th, August 8th, 2024 Time: 4:00 - 5:30 PM Back To School Get ready to ring the bell at our back to school event! This carnival themed celebration will feature lots of fun for students and free school supplies for families gearing up for a new academic year! Date: August 3rd, 2024 Time: 12:30 - 4:30 PM Location: East Cleveland Public Library, Parking Lot

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Employee Spotlight Liz Anastasiadis Name and Occupation? My name is Liz Anastasiadis and I’m the Marketing and Program Associate here at the ECPL. What are some of the things you enjoy most? I enjoy hanging out with friends, meditating and reading. I like yoga and my Nintendo Switch. I listen to music, collect vinyls, and go to concerts in my spare time. I heard you say you enjoy reading. Who are a few of your favorite authors? At the moment? Jos Charles; they’re a poet. Emily Henry, for sure. And Hanif Abdurraqib. I have so many favorites it’s hard to choose from. But I’m reading a lot from them right now. Do you travel? And if so, where are some of the places you’ve been? I’ve studied abroad in the Czech Republic. I’ve visited Greece, Scotland and France. Greece had the best food from the 3 of them. No Bias, of course. It’s the freshest and I enjoy the Mediterranean vibe. What do you like most about working at the ECPL? I like my coworkers and I really like being able to stop in on all the different programs we have here, take pictures of them, etc. You’re on a deserted island, what 3 things do you have? A flare gun, a paracord bracelet and a tent. You get to listen to 3 songs for the rest of your life. What are they? Bullet with the Butterfly Wings - The Smashing Pumpkins Light My Love - Greta Van Fleet I Wanna Be Yours - Arctic Monkeys 16


Friends of the East Cleveland Public Library Juneteenth Pop-Up Shop Saturday, June 15th, 2024 11:30 AM - 4:30 PM In celebration of Juneteenth, the Friends of the ECPL are hosting a Pop-Up Shopping Event in the parking lot. FRIENDS OF THE ECPL The mission of the FRIENDS of the East Cleveland Public Library is to promote a better understanding of the needs of the library throughout the community, and to lead in the development of programs which can extend, and improve the use of the library services and facilities. Monthly meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month from 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM in the lower auditorium of the library. Applications for new members can be found at the circulation desk of the ECPL. Vendors: $25 for a table and 2 chairs Call or stop in to register! 216-512-4128 ext. 6245 Bring your friends and come join us to support small businesses! Cosmetics, jewelry, clothing, artwork, & more! 18

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