Preview Sale for Members of Gates Mills Friends of the Library.
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. Explore hands-on activity stations together. This program will focus on colors and strengthening observation and fine motor skills. Registration requested for this free program.
Knowledge is power! You can't relearn everything from the past 10 years o school, but you can understand how to play to your strengths to reach your goals! Com to the Gates Mills Branch Library to have College Now Greater Cleveland help you set your personal ACT score goal based on your talents. Learn which questions you should SKIP, specific strategies for each subject section and make a plan to reach your ACT score goal! Registration requested fro this free program.
Fifth and sixth graders are invited to join us at the Gates Mills Branch Library for snacks and discussion of *Paperboy* by Vince Vawter. An 11 year old boy living in Memphis in 1959 throws the meanest fastball in town, but talking is a whole different ball game. He can barely say a word without stuttering, not even his own name. the summer heats up when he takes over his best friend's paper route and is forced to communicate with the custormers. Registration requested for this free event.
Join us at the Gates Mills Branch Library 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.
Join us at the Gates Mills Branch Library on Presidents' Day to create your own work of art. You will have your choice of decorating a plate, mug or bowl. After you have decorated it, we will have it fired and ready for you to pick up a week later. This program is for all ages 8 years and up. registration requested for this free family program.
Join us at the Gates Mills Branch Library for a discussion of *We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves" by Karen Joy Fowler. coming of age in middle America, 18 year old Rosemary evaluates how her entire youth was defined by the presence and forced removal of an endearing chimpanzee who was secretly regarded as a family member and who Rosemary loved as a sister. Everyone is welcomed to attend the discussion.
Join us at the Gates Mills Branch Library for a discussion of *The Secret Gift* by Ted Gupp. The author explains how, after he discovered a cache of letters addressed to his grandfather, he realized that the man had taken out a classified ad shortly before Christmas in Depression-scarred Canton, Ohio, offering $10, no -strings-attached, to families in need. Everyone is welcomed to attend the discussion.
Come to the Gates Mills Branch Library to hear historian Paul Goebbel trace slavery from its beginning in the Western Hemisphere to the Civil War. Registration requested for this free family program.