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01 27, 2023

Makerspace Monday: ‘Just Married’ Frame

By |2023-01-06T13:17:10-05:00January 27, 2023|

Looking for a unique shower gift? Create a one-of-a-kind keepsake with The HUB’s laser engraver. The makerspace also has a large-format printer, vinyl cutter, Cricut, green-screen studio, and more state-of-the-art tech that can be used with library staff supervision.

Click here for more information on The HUB’s makerspace, including how to make a reservation. And click here for more makerspace and 3D printing ideas!

01 26, 2023

Make hot cocoa bombs at the library

By |2023-01-17T14:07:35-05:00January 26, 2023|

Teens can make a sweet treat at our Lake Branch! They’ll craft two hot cocoa bombs with special toppings and make a fun no-bake treat to go with it.

The program is 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9. It’s free to attend and open to everyone in seventh through 12th grade. Due to limited space, signup is required. Register online or by calling our Lake Branch at 440-257-2512.

01 25, 2023

Teens wanted for new advisory board

By |2023-01-24T10:02:35-05:00January 25, 2023|

Teenagers are invited to join our new Teen Advisory Board!

The board will discuss and influence teen services at the library. That includes making suggestions for teen programs and the use of our teen space at the Main Branch.

The board is open to all teens in seventh through 12th grade. The first meeting is 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16, at our Main Branch. Pizza and refreshments will be served. Participants will also receive volunteer hours.

Sign up online or by calling us at 440-255-8811 ext. 1.

01 24, 2023

Discover the story behind the great Mounds Club robbery

By |2023-01-17T12:40:37-05:00January 24, 2023|

Discover the story behind one of the most infamous crimes to occur in Lake County during a program at our library.

Local historian Ginnie Jeschelnig will explore the robbery of the mobbed-up Mounds Club in Willoughby Hills. The club was owned by Cleveland mobster Tommy McGinty and a favorite nightspot for both gangsters and Cleveland’s high society. On Sept. 29, 1947, masked gunmen stormed the club and stole $500,000 in cash, jewels and fur from its clientele. Technically, the crime is still unsolved.

Jeschelnig will share the inside story during a free program at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 7, at our Main Branch. Due to limited space, registration is required. Sign up online or by calling us at 440-255-8811 ext. 1.

For more on the history of organized crime in Cleveland:

01 21, 2023

All Booked Up with Cailey & Meg: Teen Beach Reads

By |2023-01-10T11:22:49-05:00January 21, 2023|

Reader, it’s cold outside! But we’re manifesting the warmth by talking about summer camps, beachy cabins, and Mediterranean cruises. Cailey and Meg share four of their favorite teen summer reads including:

  1. Those Summer Nights by Laura Silverman
  2. The Match Breaker Summer by Annie Rains
  3. One True Loves by Elise Bryant
  4. Sometime in Summer by Katrina Leno

Most of the books we discuss can also be borrowed as ebooks using Hoopla or Libby.

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