Seniors

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Upcoming library events

When: Monday, February 27, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Where: South at South Meeting Room

This is an introduction to the World Wide Web and using a Web browser to find information. Registration for February classes begins Monday, January 23rd. To register, call 216.623.2980, or stop in at your local branch.
When: Monday, February 27, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Where: Main Library at LSW - 2nd Floor - Conference D

Create and edit tables. Add text, format and sort data. Registration for February classes begins Monday, January 23rd. To register, call 216.623.2980, or stop in at your local branch.
When: Monday, February 27, 2017 - 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: Garden Valley at Garden Valley Meeting Room

Be the photographer you've always wanted to be with TechCentral's next Make Your Masterpiece MakerLab. Upload your personal photos to pixlr.com and use the traditional darkroom techniques to manipulate color, contrast and size of your photos. Create interesting images for blogs and social media and prepare your photos for high quality printing. No photography experience required! Basic computer, mouse, and typing skills are required. Registration for February classes begins Monday, January 23rd. To register, call 216.623.2980, or stop in at your local branch.
When: Monday, February 27, 2017 - 5:15 PM - 6:45 PM
Where: Rice

Join our adult knitting group and learn the basics of knitting, share tips, tricks and projects and enjoy the company of other crafters! Beginners to experienced knitters are welcome!
When: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Where: Carnegie West at Carnegie West - Study Room 1

FREE tax preparation assistance offered by volunteers from AARP. Taxpayers must bring the following documentation to their session: a current photo ID, Social Security Cards for taxpayer and all dependents, last year’s tax return, proof of current health insurance coverage and W-2 and 1099 forms for the 2016 tax year. By appointment only. Call 216-623-6927 for more information or to schedule an appointment.
When: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Walz at Walz Meeting Room

Having trouble figuring out your smart phone, tablet or other device. Stop by and have a one on one with our computer aides.
When: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Harvard-Lee at Harvard-Lee Meeting Room

Learn to use the internet to search for a job. Registration for February classes begins Monday, January 23rd. To register, call 216.623.2980, or stop in at your local branch.
When: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Main Library at LSW - 2nd Floor - Conference D

Get the most out of your internet searches when seeking news and information. Evaluate sources and understand how information is made available (for free or at a charge). Learn how to navigate Cleveland.com for local information. Registration for February classes begins Monday, January 23rd. To register, call 216.623.2980, or stop in at your local branch.
When: Wednesday, March 01, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Where: Addison at Addison Meeting Room

This is an introduction to the World Wide Web and using a Web browser to find information. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Wednesday, March 01, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 3rd Floor - Digital Hub - Classroom

Join us for relaxing FREE lunchtime yoga sessions.
When: Wednesday, March 01, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Rice at Rice - Meeting Room

Learn meditation techniques and practice for a peaceful state of mind.
When: Wednesday, March 01, 2017 - 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Carnegie West at Carnegie West - Main Floor

Join us for a Q&A with an experienced instructor to unlock the power of your touchscreen device. Sessions will address the difference between Apple and Android, app downloads, and general troubleshooting. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Thursday, March 02, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 4th Floor - Foreign Literature Department

Offers basic communication skills for individuals who are interested in learning Chinese language.
When: Thursday, March 02, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Where: Memorial-Nottingham at Memorial-Nottingham Meeting Room

Learn how to use a mouse and navigate in Windows. No prior experience is necessary. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Thursday, March 02, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 4th Floor - Foreign Literature Department

Continuing the previous fall session, the class is for individuals who are interested in improving their Chinese language skills through fun and interactive activities.
When: Thursday, March 02, 2017 - 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Lorain at Lorain Main Floor

Need a resume? Have a resume that needs updating? Learn how to create a resume or improve your existing resume during this workshop. Beginners and experienced resume writers are welcome. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Thursday, March 02, 2017 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 3rd Floor - Digital Hub - Classroom

Learn how to become a Wikipedia Editor
When: Thursday, March 02, 2017 - 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: Woodland at Woodland Meeting Room

Learn how to enter and edit text and open, save and print a Word document. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Thursday, March 02, 2017 - 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: Langston Hughes at Langston Hughes Meeting Room

Meet local authors for a community Q&A followed by book signings. Authors will have copies of their books available for sale at each event.
March 2: C.J. Hudson, author of Shakedown and Turf Wars
March 9: Rhonda Crowder, author of Riddles
March 16: Christian Hayward (a.k.a. “The Street God”), author of I Won without Telling
March 23: Tito Bradley, author of Bait & Switch
March 30: Stella Hall, author of The Bridge of No Return
When: Friday, March 03, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Where: Rockport at Rockport Meeting Room

FREE tax preparation assistance offered by volunteers from AARP. Taxpayers must bring the following documentation to their session: a current photo ID, Social Security Cards for taxpayer and all dependents, last year’s tax return, proof of current health insurance coverage and W-2 and 1099 forms for the 2016 tax year. Call 216-623-7053 for details and to schedule an appointment.
When: Friday, March 03, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Where: Brooklyn at Brooklyn Meeting Room

Join us for a Q&A with an experienced instructor to unlock the power of your touchscreen device. Sessions will address the difference between Apple and Android, app downloads, and general troubleshooting. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Friday, March 03, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Where: Main Library at LSW - 2nd Floor - Conference D

Learn the basics of designing your own unique 3D models using free Tinkercad software. No previous 3D design or printing experience is necessary. Strong keyboard and mouse skills are required. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Friday, March 03, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 3rd Floor - Digital Hub - Classroom

Join us for relaxing FREE lunchtime yoga sessions.
When: Saturday, March 04, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rice at Rice - Meeting Room

Join us for a free community exercise class.
When: Saturday, March 04, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Where: Mt. Pleasant at Mt. Pleasant Meeting Room

Learn how to enter and edit data and perform simple tasks. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Saturday, March 04, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Where: Jefferson at Jefferson Meeting Room

Learn how to create a computer-based slide presentation. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Saturday, March 04, 2017 - 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 3rd Floor - Digital Hub - Classroom

Hands-on sessions in paper making, letterpress printing and bookbinding for all ages.
When: Saturday, March 04, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Carnegie West at Carnegie West - Meeting Room

Join our knitting circle. Both experts and novices are welcome!
When: Saturday, March 04, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Carnegie West at Carnegie West - Study Room 1

Join our knitting circle. Both experts and novices are welcome!
When: Saturday, March 04, 2017 - 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 4th Floor - Foreign Literature Department

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese exercise which embodies profound concepts and principles of health and movement, offers harmony between body and mind.
When: Saturday, March 04, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 3rd Floor - Digital Hub - Classroom

Learn to use CPL's digital gallery, digitize your photos and documents and preserve your family or organizational history. Share and learn about history by rediscovering your own and others’ historical resources through digital means.
When: Saturday, March 04, 2017 - 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Main Library at LSW - 2nd Floor - Conference D

Learn how to use a mouse and navigate in Windows. No prior experience is necessary. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Monday, March 06, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Where: Sterling at Sterling Meeting Room

Need a resume? Have a resume that needs updating? Learn how to create a resume or improve your existing resume during this workshop. Beginners and experienced resume writers are welcome. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Monday, March 06, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Where: Main Library at LSW - 2nd Floor - Conference D

Learn how to enter and edit data and perform simple tasks. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Monday, March 06, 2017 - 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Lorain at Lorain Meeting Room

Learn the basics of designing your own unique 3D models using free Tinkercad software. No previous 3D design or printing experience is necessary. Strong keyboard and mouse skills are required. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Monday, March 06, 2017 - 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: West Park at West Park - Meeting Room (South)

Learn how to use a mouse and navigate in Windows. No prior experience is necessary. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Monday, March 06, 2017 - 5:15 PM - 6:45 PM
Where: Rice

Join our adult knitting group and learn the basics of knitting, share tips, tricks and projects and enjoy the company of other crafters! Beginners to experienced knitters are welcome!
When: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Where: Carnegie West at Carnegie West - Study Room 1

FREE tax preparation assistance offered by volunteers from AARP. Taxpayers must bring the following documentation to their session: a current photo ID, Social Security Cards for taxpayer and all dependents, last year’s tax return, proof of current health insurance coverage and W-2 and 1099 forms for the 2016 tax year. By appointment only. Call 216-623-6927 for more information or to schedule an appointment.
When: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 4th Floor - Foreign Literature Department

Offers basic communication skills for individuals who are interested in learning Chinese language.
When: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 4th Floor - Foreign Literature Department

Continuing the previous fall session, the class is for individuals who are interested in improving their Chinese language skills through fun and interactive activities.
When: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: South Brooklyn at South Brooklyn Main Floor

FREE tax preparation assistance offered by volunteers from CCA (Central Collection Agency.) Taxpayers must bring the following documentation to their session: a current photo ID, Social Security Cards for taxpayer and all dependents, this year’s tax return and all W-2 and 1099 forms.
When: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 - 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Union at Union Meeting Room

Learn how to use a mouse and navigate in Windows. No prior experience is necessary. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 - 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Main Library at LSW - 2nd Floor - Conference D

Learn how to create a computer-based slide presentation. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 2nd Floor - Literature Department

The Sellout: A Novel by Paul Beatty, recipient of the 2016 Man Booker Prize
When: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 - 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Fleet at Fleet Meeting Room

Learn about Laser Engraving and see the TechCentral’s Mobile MakerSpace Laser Engraver in action. Design, engrave, and laser cut your own name plate. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Wednesday, March 08, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Where: Addison at Addison Meeting Room

Get the most out of your internet searches when seeking news and information. Evaluate sources and understand how information is made available (for free or at a charge). Learn how to navigate Cleveland.com for local information. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Wednesday, March 08, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 3rd Floor - Digital Hub - Classroom

Join us for relaxing FREE lunchtime yoga sessions.
When: Wednesday, March 08, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Rice at Rice - Meeting Room

Learn meditation techniques and practice for a peaceful state of mind.
When: Wednesday, March 08, 2017 - 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Carnegie West at Carnegie West - Main Floor

This four-class series is an introduction to the concepts involved in programming and writing code. Participate in a variety of activities that will help you understand how programming works. This is open to anyone, but focuses on the most basic concepts of coding. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Thursday, March 09, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 4th Floor - Foreign Literature Department

Offers basic communication skills for individuals who are interested in learning Chinese language.
When: Thursday, March 09, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Where: Memorial-Nottingham at Memorial-Nottingham Meeting Room

Learn how to use Windows programs and files. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Thursday, March 09, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Main Library at LSW - 5th Floor - Social Sciences Department

All The Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation by Rebecca Traister
When: Thursday, March 09, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 4th Floor - Foreign Literature Department

Continuing the previous fall session, the class is for individuals who are interested in improving their Chinese language skills through fun and interactive activities.
When: Thursday, March 09, 2017 - 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 3rd Floor - Digital Hub - Classroom

Come and play a couple of quick skittles games of chess on your lunch break.
When: Thursday, March 09, 2017 - 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Lorain at Lorain Main Floor

Learn to use the internet to search for a job. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Thursday, March 09, 2017 - 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. at Martin Luther King Jr. - Meeting Room

Learn to create simple pieces of music by composing music notes and chords using an online tool. No previous music experience is required. Basics keyboard and mouse skills are required. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To regsiter, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Thursday, March 09, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 2nd Floor - Literature Department

Celebrate four award-winning Ohio comics creators in honor of the opening of the Cleveland Public Library’s new Mike Curtis Collection of Superman Memorabilia.
March 9: Sage: Volume One by Brian K. Vaughan
March 23: Powers, Volume 1: Who Killed Retro Girl by Brian Michael Bendis
April 13: 100 Bullets, Book I by Brian Azzarello
April 27: Bone 1: Out from Boneville by Jeff Smith
May 11: Daredevil. Book 1: The Man Without Fear by Brian Michael Bendis
May 25: Y: The Last Man. Book One by Brian K. Vaughan
When: Thursday, March 09, 2017 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 3rd Floor - Digital Hub - Classroom

Learn how to become a Wikipedia Editor
When: Thursday, March 09, 2017 - 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: Woodland at Woodland Meeting Room

Create tabs and bullets; format text and paragraphs. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Thursday, March 09, 2017 - 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: Langston Hughes at Langston Hughes Meeting Room

Meet local authors for a community Q&A followed by book signings. Authors will have copies of their books available for sale at each event.
March 2: C.J. Hudson, author of Shakedown and Turf Wars
March 9: Rhonda Crowder, author of Riddles
March 16: Christian Hayward (a.k.a. “The Street God”), author of I Won without Telling
March 23: Tito Bradley, author of Bait & Switch
March 30: Stella Hall, author of The Bridge of No Return
When: Friday, March 10, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Where: Rockport at Rockport Meeting Room

FREE tax preparation assistance offered by volunteers from AARP. Taxpayers must bring the following documentation to their session: a current photo ID, Social Security Cards for taxpayer and all dependents, last year’s tax return, proof of current health insurance coverage and W-2 and 1099 forms for the 2016 tax year. Call 216-623-7053 for details and to schedule an appointment.
When: Friday, March 10, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Where: Brooklyn at Brooklyn Meeting Room

Learn strategies to safeguard your privacy, manage your online accounts, and control your information on the web. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Friday, March 10, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Where: Main Library at LSW - 2nd Floor - Conference D

Learn how to enter and edit text and open, save and print a Word document. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Friday, March 10, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 3rd Floor - Digital Hub - Classroom

Join us for relaxing FREE lunchtime yoga sessions.
When: Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Rice at Rice - Meeting Room

Free brief advice and referral clinics offered by the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland’s Volunteer Lawyers Program. Service is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring all important papers with you. Attorneys are available for brief advice and referral only and may assist with civil matters only (no criminal cases.) Clinic attorneys do not represent you. If you need legal representation, you may be referred to the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland or another service provider. If you have questions or need more information, please contact the Legal Aid Society at 1-888-817-3777 or visit www.lasclev.org.
When: Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Where: Main Library at LSW - 6th Floor - Center for Local and Global History

Informal sessions offer help from expert volunteers and library staff. Beginners are welcome. There is something for everyone: introduction to family history research for beginners, help with difficult searches or stalled genealogical research for more experienced genealogists.
When: Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: South Brooklyn at South Brooklyn Meeting Room

FREE tax preparation assistance offered by volunteers from AARP. Taxpayers must bring the following documentation to their session: a current photo ID, Social Security Cards for taxpayer and all dependents, last year’s tax return, proof of current health insurance coverage and W-2 and 1099 forms for the 2016 tax year. Appointments are required. Please call 216-623-7067 to register for an appointment.
When: Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Where: Jefferson at Jefferson Meeting Room

Learn how to add graphics, transitions, and animations. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Where: Mt. Pleasant at Mt. Pleasant Main Floor

Learn to format and change the appearance of data and your worksheets; use sorting & filtering and find & replace. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 3rd Floor - Digital Hub - Classroom

Hands-on sessions in paper making, letterpress printing and bookbinding for all ages.
When: Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 4th Floor - Foreign Literature Department

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese exercise which embodies profound concepts and principles of health and movement, offers harmony between body and mind.
When: Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 3rd Floor - Digital Hub - Classroom

Learn to use CPL's digital gallery, digitize your photos and documents and preserve your family or organizational history. Share and learn about history by rediscovering your own and others’ historical resources through digital means.
When: Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Main Library at LSW - 2nd Floor - Conference D

Learn how to use Windows programs and files. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Main Library at LSW - Lower Level - Auditorium & Lobby

**This event will be conducted in the Hungarian language** Sándor Petőfi (1823-1849) is considered one of the greatest Hungarian poets and a revolutionary who symbolized the Hungarian desire for freedom. In 1930, the Hungarians of Cleveland presented to the Cleveland Public Library a fine marble bust of their beloved poet. The bust is on the third floor of Main Library at the entrance of Special Collections. Join us for a re-dedication of the bust by the United Hungarian Societies in observation of the anniversary of the 1848 Hungarian Revolution.
When: Monday, March 13, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Jefferson at Jefferson Meeting Room

FREE Tax Peparation Assistance
FREE tax preparation assistance offered by volunteers from AARP, CCA and/or VITA/EITC tax programs Taxpayers must bring the folloiwng documentation to their session: a current photo ID, Social Security Cards for taxpayer and all dependents, last year’s tax resturn, proof of current health insurance coverage and W-2 and 1099 forms for the 2016 tax year. Appointments are required in most locations. Please contact the branch for details and to schedule and appointment.

When: Monday, March 13, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Where: Sterling at Sterling Meeting Room

Learn to use the internet to search for a job. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Monday, March 13, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Where: Main Library at LSW - 2nd Floor - Conference D

Learn to format and change the appearance of data and your worksheets; use sorting & filtering and find & replace. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Monday, March 13, 2017 - 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: West Park at West Park - Meeting Room (South)

Learn how to use Windows programs and files. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Monday, March 13, 2017 - 5:15 PM - 6:45 PM
Where: Rice

Join our adult knitting group and learn the basics of knitting, share tips, tricks and projects and enjoy the company of other crafters! Beginners to experienced knitters are welcome!
When: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Where: Carnegie West at Carnegie West - Study Room 1

FREE tax preparation assistance offered by volunteers from AARP. Taxpayers must bring the following documentation to their session: a current photo ID, Social Security Cards for taxpayer and all dependents, last year’s tax return, proof of current health insurance coverage and W-2 and 1099 forms for the 2016 tax year. By appointment only. Call 216-623-6927 for more information or to schedule an appointment.
When: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 4th Floor - Foreign Literature Department

Offers basic communication skills for individuals who are interested in learning Chinese language.
When: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 4th Floor - Foreign Literature Department

Continuing the previous fall session, the class is for individuals who are interested in improving their Chinese language skills through fun and interactive activities.
When: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Union at Union Meeting Room

Learn how to use Windows programs and files. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Where: Addison at Addison Meeting Room

Set up your own email account and learn to send and receive email messages. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 3rd Floor - Digital Hub - Classroom

Join us for relaxing FREE lunchtime yoga sessions.
When: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Rice at Rice - Meeting Room

Learn meditation techniques and practice for a peaceful state of mind.
When: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Carnegie West at Carnegie West - Main Floor

Prerequisite: Coding Basics I. This four-class series is an introduction to the concepts involved in programming and writing code. Participate in a variety of activities that will help you understand how programming works. This is open to anyone, but focuses on the most basic concepts of coding. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Memorial-Nottingham at Memorial-Nottingham Meeting Room

Learn about 3D Printing technologies, how they work, and ways 3D printing is currently being used. View a 3D printer in action, and find out how you can print your own models using the Library’s 3D printers. No 3D printing experience is necessary. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Main Library at Exhibit - Main Library, 2nd Floor, Literature

A multi-part book discussion examining the social issues affecting American's today.
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood.
When: Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 4th Floor - Foreign Literature Department

Offers basic communication skills for individuals who are interested in learning Chinese language.
When: Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Where: Memorial-Nottingham at Memorial-Nottingham Meeting Room

This is an introduction to the World Wide Web and using a Web browser to find information. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 4th Floor - Foreign Literature Department

Continuing the previous fall session, the class is for individuals who are interested in improving their Chinese language skills through fun and interactive activities.
When: Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 3rd Floor - Digital Hub - Classroom

Come and play a couple of quick skittles games of chess on your lunch break.
When: Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Lorain at Lorain Main Floor

Learn how to use a mouse and navigate in Windows. No prior experience is necessary. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: South Brooklyn at South Brooklyn Main Floor

Riders of the Purple Sage by Zane Grey
When: Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 3rd Floor - Digital Hub - Classroom

Learn how to become a Wikipedia Editor
When: Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: Woodland at Woodland Meeting Room

Create and edit tables. Add text, format and sort data. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: Langston Hughes at Langston Hughes Meeting Room

Meet local authors for a community Q&A followed by book signings. Authors will have copies of their books available for sale at each event.
March 2: C.J. Hudson, author of Shakedown and Turf Wars
March 9: Rhonda Crowder, author of Riddles
March 16: Christian Hayward (a.k.a. “The Street God”), author of I Won without Telling
March 23: Tito Bradley, author of Bait & Switch
March 30: Stella Hall, author of The Bridge of No Return
When: Friday, March 17, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Where: Rockport at Rockport Meeting Room

FREE tax preparation assistance offered by volunteers from AARP. Taxpayers must bring the following documentation to their session: a current photo ID, Social Security Cards for taxpayer and all dependents, last year’s tax return, proof of current health insurance coverage and W-2 and 1099 forms for the 2016 tax year. Call 216-623-7053 for details and to schedule an appointment.
When: Friday, March 17, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Where: Brooklyn at Brooklyn Meeting Room

Need a resume? Have a resume that needs updating? Learn how to create a resume or improve your existing resume during this workshop. Beginners and experienced resume writers are welcome. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Friday, March 17, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Where: Main Library at LSW - 2nd Floor - Conference D

Create tabs and bullets; format text and paragraphs. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Friday, March 17, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 3rd Floor - Digital Hub - Classroom

Join us for relaxing FREE lunchtime yoga sessions.
When: Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rice at Rice - Meeting Room

Join us for a free community exercise class.
When: Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: South Brooklyn at South Brooklyn Meeting Room

FREE tax preparation assistance offered by volunteers from AARP. Taxpayers must bring the following documentation to their session: a current photo ID, Social Security Cards for taxpayer and all dependents, last year’s tax return, proof of current health insurance coverage and W-2 and 1099 forms for the 2016 tax year. Appointments are required. Please call 216-623-7067 to register for an appointment.
When: Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Where: Jefferson at Jefferson Main Floor

This is an overview of the tools and elements in Publisher. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Where: Mt. Pleasant at Mt. Pleasant Meeting Room

Learn how to create calculations in your worksheet. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 3rd Floor - Digital Hub - Classroom

Hands-on sessions in paper making, letterpress printing and bookbinding for all ages.
When: Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 3rd Floor - Special Collections

Special Collections Talk
When: Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Carnegie West at Carnegie West - Main Floor

Join our knitting circle. Both experts and novices are welcome!
When: Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 3rd Floor - Treasure Room

Join Ohio State University History PhD candidate, Pietro Shakarian, in a discussion about the Caucasus region of Russia, the mountainous area where the East meets the West, sharing a rich history between multiple cultures, languages and faiths.
When: Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 3rd Floor - Digital Hub - Classroom

Learn to use CPL's digital gallery, digitize your photos and documents and preserve your family or organizational history. Share and learn about history by rediscovering your own and others’ historical resources through digital means.
When: Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Main Library at LSW - 2nd Floor - Conference D

This is an introduction to the World Wide Web and using a Web browser to find information. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Monday, March 20, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Where: Sterling at Sterling Meeting Room

Learn the ins and outs of buying and selling merchandise from online auctions such as eBay, Craigslist, and Amazon.com. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Monday, March 20, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Where: Main Library at LSW - 2nd Floor - Conference D

Learn how to create calculations in your worksheet. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Monday, March 20, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Main Library at LSW - 6th Floor - Center for Local and Global History

Negroland: a Memoir by Margo Jefferson
When: Monday, March 20, 2017 - 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Lorain at Lorain Meeting Room

Learn how to create a customer music synthesizer using littleBits™ Synth modules. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Monday, March 20, 2017 - 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: West Park at West Park - Meeting Room (South)

This is an introduction to the World Wide Web and using a Web browser to find information. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Monday, March 20, 2017 - 5:15 PM - 6:45 PM
Where: Rice

Join our adult knitting group and learn the basics of knitting, share tips, tricks and projects and enjoy the company of other crafters! Beginners to experienced knitters are welcome!
When: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Where: Carnegie West at Carnegie West - Study Room 1

FREE tax preparation assistance offered by volunteers from AARP. Taxpayers must bring the following documentation to their session: a current photo ID, Social Security Cards for taxpayer and all dependents, last year’s tax return, proof of current health insurance coverage and W-2 and 1099 forms for the 2016 tax year. By appointment only. Call 216-623-6927 for more information or to schedule an appointment.
When: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 4th Floor - Foreign Literature Department

Offers basic communication skills for individuals who are interested in learning Chinese language.
When: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 4th Floor - Foreign Literature Department

Continuing the previous fall session, the class is for individuals who are interested in improving their Chinese language skills through fun and interactive activities.
When: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Union at Union Meeting Room

This is an introduction to the World Wide Web and using a Web browser to find information. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Main Library at LSW - 2nd Floor - Conference D

This is an overview of the tools and elements in Publisher. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Fleet at Fleet Main Floor

Learn how to create your very own unique cookie cutter using a 3D printer. No 3D printer experience necessary. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Where: Addison at Addison Meeting Room

Need a resume? Have a resume that needs updating? Learn how to create a resume or improve your existing resume during this workshop. Beginners and experienced resume writers are welcome. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 3rd Floor - Digital Hub - Classroom

Join us for relaxing FREE lunchtime yoga sessions.
When: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Rice at Rice - Meeting Room

Learn meditation techniques and practice for a peaceful state of mind.
When: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Carnegie West at Carnegie West - Main Floor

Prerequisite: Coding Basics II. This four-class series is an introduction to the concepts involved in programming and writing code. Participate in a variety of activities that will help you understand how programming works. This is open to anyone, but focuses on the most basic concepts of coding. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 4th Floor - Foreign Literature Department

Offers basic communication skills for individuals who are interested in learning Chinese language.
When: Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Where: Memorial-Nottingham at Memorial-Nottingham Meeting Room

Get the most out of your internet searches when seeking news and information. Evaluate sources and understand how information is made available (for free or at a charge). Learn how to navigate Cleveland.com for local information. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 4th Floor - Foreign Literature Department

Continuing the previous fall session, the class is for individuals who are interested in improving their Chinese language skills through fun and interactive activities.
When: Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 3rd Floor - Digital Hub - Classroom

Come and play a couple of quick skittles games of chess on your lunch break.
When: Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Lorain at Lorain Main Floor

Learn how to use Windows programs and files. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. at Martin Luther King Jr. - Meeting Room

Learn how to create a customer music synthesizer using littleBits™ Synth modules. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To regsiter, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 2nd Floor - Literature Department

Celebrate four award-winning Ohio comics creators in honor of the opening of the Cleveland Public Library’s new Mike Curtis Collection of Superman Memorabilia.
March 9: Sage: Volume One by Brian K. Vaughan
March 23: Powers, Volume 1: Who Killed Retro Girl by Brian Michael Bendis
April 13: 100 Bullets, Book I by Brian Azzarello
April 27: Bone 1: Out from Boneville by Jeff Smith
May 11: Daredevil. Book 1: The Man Without Fear by Brian Michael Bendis
May 25: Y: The Last Man. Book One by Brian K. Vaughan
When: Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 3rd Floor - Digital Hub - Classroom

Learn how to become a Wikipedia Editor
When: Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: Woodland at Woodland Meeting Room

Add headers and footers to documents; insert hyperlinks, citations and save templates. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: Langston Hughes at Langston Hughes Meeting Room

Meet local authors for a community Q&A followed by book signings. Authors will have copies of their books available for sale at each event.
March 2: C.J. Hudson, author of Shakedown and Turf Wars
March 9: Rhonda Crowder, author of Riddles
March 16: Christian Hayward (a.k.a. “The Street God”), author of I Won without Telling
March 23: Tito Bradley, author of Bait & Switch
March 30: Stella Hall, author of The Bridge of No Return
When: Friday, March 24, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Where: Rockport at Rockport Meeting Room

FREE tax preparation assistance offered by volunteers from AARP. Taxpayers must bring the following documentation to their session: a current photo ID, Social Security Cards for taxpayer and all dependents, last year’s tax return, proof of current health insurance coverage and W-2 and 1099 forms for the 2016 tax year. Call 216-623-7053 for details and to schedule an appointment.
When: Friday, March 24, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Where: Brooklyn at Brooklyn Meeting Room

Learn to use the internet to search for a job. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Friday, March 24, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Where: Main Library at LSW - 2nd Floor - Conference D

Create and edit tables. Add text, format and sort data. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Friday, March 24, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 3rd Floor - Digital Hub - Classroom

Join us for relaxing FREE lunchtime yoga sessions.
When: Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rice at Rice - Meeting Room

Join us for a free community exercise class.
When: Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: South Brooklyn at South Brooklyn Meeting Room

FREE tax preparation assistance offered by volunteers from AARP. Taxpayers must bring the following documentation to their session: a current photo ID, Social Security Cards for taxpayer and all dependents, last year’s tax return, proof of current health insurance coverage and W-2 and 1099 forms for the 2016 tax year. Appointments are required. Please call 216-623-7067 to register for an appointment.
When: Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Where: Jefferson at Jefferson Main Floor

Learn how to use templates to create and design publications like a simple flyer, business card, or newsletter. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Where: Mt. Pleasant at Mt. Pleasant Meeting Room

Learn how to create Pivot Charts/Tables, Slicers, & Macros and how to use conditional formatting. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 3rd Floor - Digital Hub - Classroom

Hands-on sessions in paper making, letterpress printing and bookbinding for all ages.
When: Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 4th Floor - Foreign Literature Department

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese exercise which embodies profound concepts and principles of health and movement, offers harmony between body and mind.
When: Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 3rd Floor - Digital Hub - Classroom

Learn to use CPL's digital gallery, digitize your photos and documents and preserve your family or organizational history. Share and learn about history by rediscovering your own and others’ historical resources through digital means.
When: Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Main Library at LSW - 2nd Floor - Conference D

Get the most out of your internet searches when seeking news and information. Evaluate sources and understand how information is made available (for free or at a charge). Learn how to navigate Cleveland.com for local information. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Monday, March 27, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Where: Sterling at Sterling Meeting Room

Learn strategies to safeguard your privacy, manage your online accounts, and control your information on the web. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Monday, March 27, 2017 - 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
Where: Main Library at LSW - 2nd Floor - Conference D

Learn how to create Pivot Charts/Tables, Slicers, & Macros and how to use conditional formatting. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Monday, March 27, 2017 - 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where: West Park at West Park - Meeting Room (South)

Set up your own email account and learn to send and receive email messages. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Monday, March 27, 2017 - 5:15 PM - 6:45 PM
Where: Rice

Join our adult knitting group and learn the basics of knitting, share tips, tricks and projects and enjoy the company of other crafters! Beginners to experienced knitters are welcome!
When: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Where: Carnegie West at Carnegie West - Study Room 1

FREE tax preparation assistance offered by volunteers from AARP. Taxpayers must bring the following documentation to their session: a current photo ID, Social Security Cards for taxpayer and all dependents, last year’s tax return, proof of current health insurance coverage and W-2 and 1099 forms for the 2016 tax year. By appointment only. Call 216-623-6927 for more information or to schedule an appointment.
When: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 4th Floor - Foreign Literature Department

Offers basic communication skills for individuals who are interested in learning Chinese language.
When: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Main Library at Main - 4th Floor - Foreign Literature Department

Continuing the previous fall session, the class is for individuals who are interested in improving their Chinese language skills through fun and interactive activities.
When: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Union at Union Meeting Room

Set up your own email account and learn to send and receive email messages. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.
When: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Main Library at LSW - 2nd Floor - Conference D

Learn how to use templates to create and design publications like a simple flyer, business card, or newsletter. Registration for March classes begins Tuesday, February 21st. To register, call 216.623.2980 or stop in at your local branch.