In mid December Chief Ronald Whitmer announced the Gates Mills Police Department 2013 Employee of the Year as Ptl. Eric Kimball. Pictured is Ptl. Kimball with Mayor Riley. Congratulations Eric!
Students ages 9-12 are welcomed to join us as we program robots to avoid the cheese touch, survive the hall of screams, and master other challenges Greg and Rowley encounter in Jeff Kinney's Popular Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. Space is limited and registration for this free program at 440 423 4808.
Fifth and sixth graders are invited to join us for snacks and discussion of *Counting by 7's* by Holly Goldberg Sloan. Willow Chance is a 12 year old genius, obsessed with nature and diagnosing medical conditions, who finds it comforting to count by 7's. After losing her parents in a car accident, Willow manages to push through her grief on her incredible journey to find a surrogate family. Registration requested for this free event (440-423-4808). This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Gates Mills Library.
Join us for a group experience of renewal and reconnection to your creative process! Using active imagination, guided meditation and writing exercises, you'll re-inspire or activate your relationship with your muse. Registration requested for this free program (440-423-4808).
Come to the Gates Mills Branch Library to meet Jungle Terry and his exciting animal friends. Learn more about animals and have a great time. Registration requested for this free program (440-423-4808).
Children ages 4-5 with a caregiver are welcomed to the Gates Mills Branch Library to help your preschooler make the transition into their first year of school and build math and literacy skills. Registration requested for this free program (440-423-4808).
Join us at the Gates Mills Branch Library for a discussion of *Clara & Mr. Tiffany* by Susan Vreeland. The novel is based on real characters and events. Hoping to honor his father and the family business with innovative glass designs, Louis Comfort Tiffany launches the iconic Tiffany lamp as designed by women's division head Clara Driscoll, who struggles with the mass production of her creations. Everyone is welcomed to attend the discussion. Call the branch for more information at 440 423 4808.
Guest Speaker: Arnold Hirshon - Associate Provost & University Librarian at Case Western Reserve University. A frequent lecturer nationally and internationally, Mr. Hirshon has given numerous lectures in forty countries on a wide range of topics.
Join us at the Gates Mills Branch Library for a discussion of *In a sunburned Country* by Bill Bryson. don't miss eccentric travel writer Bill Bryson's witty and intelligent report on his trip to Australia. Part travelogue, part whimsical natural history lesson. You'll be captivated and may even laugh out loud a few times! Everyone is welcomed to attend the discussion. Call the branch library for more information at 440-423-4808.
The Friend of the Gates Mills Branch Library features an artist in the branch every two months. John Reid III does sport photography (portraits, places, features) that puts you right into the action. come meet the artist and discuss his work at this free art reception. Call the library for more information at 440-423-4808.