May Events at the Memorial-Nottingham Library

GED CLASSES, every Tuesday and Thursday, at 10:15 a.m. FREE GED classes will be taught at the library through a partnership with Tri-C. To register for orientation, attend the orientation, and return for classes: call the Memorial-Nottingham Library at 216-623-7039.

LET’S MAKE SOMETHING FOR MOM, Wednesday, May 7th, at 11:30 a.m.  This is a fun event for children and teens which will teach them how to make simple jewelry and create a great Mother's Day gift for their Mom or another special woman in their life.

YEAH FOR MOM! Wednesday, May 7th at 3:00 p.m. This is another fun event for children. Get a chance to show how much you love your mother, while having a great time learning how to make a beautiful tulip-shaped card to give her on Mother's Day!

THROUGH THE KALEIDOSCOOPE: Making abstract Digital Art, May 7th, at 3:00 p.m.  Tech Central will present their "Through the Kaleidoscope" lab that will tell you the basics of digital painting (and) allow you to make your own unique creation.  You will learn how to use Sumo Paint, a free online painting program. To register for this class, please call the library at 216-623-7039, or call Tech Central at 216-623-2980.

CROCHET CIRCLE, every Wednesday, at 2:00 p.m. This is a crafting and community outreach program. Join us to enjoy the company of other crafters and make items for the Warm-Up Cleveland campaign. This is the crafting for a good cause program that distributes new donated items (with price tags attached), and donations of washable yarn, knitting needles or crochet hooks to local charities. You can also drop off  these items at any Cleveland Public Library location. Call 216-623-2921 for more information. Everyone is welcome.

RUSSIAN BOOK CLUB: A Literary Map of Ohio, Saturday April 19, at 12:00 p.m. A Russian Book Club special event. Many famous authors were born or lived in Ohio. Celebrate National Library Week with a literary tour of the state of Ohio. Discussion and presentation will be in the Russian language.

The Memorial-Nottingham Library is located at: 17109 Lake Shore Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44110. Phone: 216-623-7039. Open: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 10:00am - 7:00pm, and Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10:00am - 6:00pm. Closed Sunday

Jeanne Coppola

Jeanne Coppola is a resident of the Collinwood neighborhood, and is interested in art and writing. She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Cleveland State University, where she was a writer for the multi-cultural student magazine, "The Vindicator."

Jeanne is pleased to be able to write for "The Collinwood Observer," and offer her comments and opinions for this new and exciting community newspaper.

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Volume 6, Issue 4, Posted 2:11 PM, 05.14.2014