Adult Programs

Register for programs at the Reference Desk, on the 3rd floor, or call Morley Library at 440-352-3383. To register online, simply click on the date and time of the program, then fill out the form completely. Thank you!

See upcoming Special Events!

Teens (and parents) - see our Teen Events page!

 

September Programs:

 

Mystery Book Discussion

Monday, September 23, 2019

This month's selection is Ordeal By Innocence by Agatha Christie.

Registration not required.

Monday, September 23, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM in the Activity Room

 

Reel Talk Discussion Group

Monday, September 23, 2019

Read the book. Watch the movie. Then, come to the library and join the discussion. This month's selection is Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan.

Registration not required.

Monday, September 23, 2:45 PM to 4:30 PM in the Activity Room

 

Craft: Hot Glue Gun Art

Held at the Concord Community Center

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Create a tree using a hot glue. Then, "spruce" it up with acrylic paint. And enjoy snacks! This program is free of charge.

Please register - seating, supplies and snacks are limited to 10 persons. Register with The Concord Community Center Recreation Department via phone at 440 639-4650 or online at their website, https://concord.recdesk.com/Community/Home

Tuesday, September 24, beginning at 10:00 AM at the Concord Community Center, 7671 Auburn Road, Concord Township, Ohio 44077

 

Writing Workshop: From Our Front Porches

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Presenter: Lauren Burnett

Your memories hold an abundance of characters you have met and observed during your lifetime. Find out how to bring them to life in your writing, be it fiction or nonfiction. Lauren is a former English teacher with a broad range of life experiences, such as, an author of children's books, a speech writer, a creative writing consultant, life long journalist. This program is free.

As seating in limited, registration is required.

Saturday, September 28, beginning at 10:00 AM in the Activity Room

 

October Programs:

 

Tai Chi session

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

De-stress and relax with Libby Hill, from Family Karate. The class is free and will last for 30 minutes.

Requirements - Comfortable Clothing, Sturdy shoes, Sign a waiver, At least 18 years of age.

Registration not required.

Tuesday, October 1, beginning at noon in the Activity Room

 

Meet the Authors at Morley Library - John Kachuba

Monday, October 7, 2019

Shapeshifters: A History

Real or Imaginary, Shapeshifters continue to grab hold of our imaginations. Ohio author, John Kachuba, "brings to life the myths, Magic and legends" surrounding cultural icons such as Werewolves, vampires, demons and other fantastic creatures that inhabit our dreams/nightmares. Copies of John's new book, Shapeshifters: A History, will be available for purchase and signing.

Registration not required.

Monday, October 7, 7:00 PM in Meeting Room A

 

Tuesday Afternoon Book Discussion

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

This month's selection is Homer & Langley by E. L. Doctorow.

Registration not required.

Tuesday, October 8, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM in the Board Room

 

Meet the Authors at Morley Library - Emily Capuria

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Happiness Happens: A 10-Week Guide to Reconnect with Who You Are, Dream a New Dream & Make Magic Happen!

From Concept to Completion: 5 Steps to Write and Publish Your First Book

Join Emily Capuria, author of Happiness Happens and founder of Balance & Thrive, as she shares her process of writing and publishing a nonfiction book. She’ll walk you through the 5 steps she used to show you how to go from that initial concept to you holding your completed book in your hands. This informal class includes an open discussion with ample opportunity for you to ask questions so you can get started on your way to publishing your first book! Copies of Emily's book will be available for purchase and signing.

Registration not required.

Tuesday, October 8, 7:00 PM in the Activity Room

  

Adult Craft of the Month - Yarn Pumpkins

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Yarn pumpkins are a great little fall craft project. Perfect for a table centerpiece or across the fireplace mantle. They are beautiful on their own or in a group. Note: this project can be very, very messy. Please dress accordingly.

Please register.

Wednesday, October 9, 6:30 PM in Meeting Room B

 

Wednesday Evening Book Discussion

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

This month's selection is Life On The Mississippi by Mark Twain.

Registration not required.

Wednesday, October 9, 7:00 PM to 8:45 PM in the Board Room

 

Medicare Checkup presentation

Friday, October 11, 2019

Medicare Open Enrollment starts October 15th and runs through December 7th. This is your opportunity learn about any changes to Medicare coverage for 2020 and to understand your Medicare options. The presentation will provide an overview of Medicare and the importance of open enrollment. Hosted by the Lake County Council on Aging.

Please register.

Friday, October 11, 2:00 PM in the Activity Room

 

Tea Time - Downton Style!

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Downton Abbey is back, and with it, high tea at Morley! Enjoy a hot cup in a tea set from our beautiful collection of fine china. This month, we will be sampling special brews for fall: Decaf Vanilla Chai, Decaf Pumpkin Spice, and English Breakfast Tea. Play Downton Abbey-themed games to win cute prizes. Don't forget to bring your fellow tea lovers!

Please register.

Saturday, October 12, 2:00 PM in the Activity Room

 

Movie Night - Spider-Man: Far From Home

Monday, October 14, 2019

Peter Parker's relaxing European vacation takes an unexpected turn when Nick Fury shows up in his hotel room to recruit him for a mission. The world is in danger as four massive elemental creatures -- each representing Earth, air, water and fire -- emerge from a hole torn in the universe. Parker soon finds himself donning the Spider-Man suit to help Fury and fellow superhero Mysterio stop the evil entities from wreaking havoc across the continent.

Rated PG-13

2 hours and 9 minutes

Registration not required.

Monday, October 14, 6:00 PM in the Activity Room

 

Tai Chi session

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

De-stress and relax with Libby Hill, from Family Karate. The class is free and will last for 30 minutes.

Requirements - Comfortable Clothing, Sturdy shoes, Sign a waiver, At least 18 years of age.

Registration not required.

Tuesday, October 15, beginning at noon in the Activity Room

 

Power Hour Yoga class

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Hosted by Dr. Natalie, Yoga Master, from Morris Chiropractic.

Guest are encouraged to bring their yoga mats to participate.

Please register so we can plan seating & space for yoga.

Thursday, October 17, beginning at 11:30 AM in the combined Meeting Rooms

 

WALKING TOUR: Painesville's Public Square, 200 Years of History

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Meet at the Gazebo in Veterans Park at 10:00 AM; this will be a one hour program, with walking distance of one half mile. This event may be cancelled due to weather. This event is limited to 15 participants.

Please register.

Saturday, October 19, beginning at 10:00 AM in the Veterans Park gazebo

 

Haunted Housewives: They're Back!

Monday, October 21, 2019

Theresa Argie and Cathi Weber make up the awesome ghost hunting team known as the Haunted Housewives. Enjoy spine-tingling tales about their adventures in paranormal investigation. Cleaning up after ghosts can be a dirty job, but somebody has to do it! This program is free and open to the public.

Registration not required.

Monday, October 21, 7:00 PM in Meeting Room A

 

Meet the Authors at Morley Library - Mike & Janice Olszewski

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Smoky, Sweaty, Rowdy and Loud: Tales of Cleveland's Legendary Rock & Roll Landmarks

These stories go backstage at legendary Cleveland rock music venues of the 1950s to ’90s—clubs like the Agora and the Phantasy; halls like Public Auditorium and the Cleveland Arena; bars like the Euclid Tavern and Leo’s Casino; haunts like Swingo’s; the cavernous Municipal Stadium—and more. Told by and about the people who worked and rocked there. Their new book will be available for purchase and signing, as well as a variety of their other books.

Mike Olszewski is a veteran Cleveland radio and television personality and the curator and archivist for the Ohio Broadcast Archive and Museum. He also teaches media and communications classes at Cleveland State University, Kent State University, the University of Akron, and Notre Dame College.

Janice Olszewski has more than three decades’ experience in the travel and tourism industry. Her photography has been published in Filmfax, Outre, and other national magazines.

Registration not required.

Tuesday, October 22, 7:00 PM in Meeting Room A

  

Mystery Book Discussion

Monday, October 28, 2019

This month's selection is The Woman In The Woods by John Connolly.

Registration not required.

Monday, September 23, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM in the Activity Room

 

Reel Talk Discussion Group

Monday, October 28, 2019

Read the book. Watch the movie. Then, come to the library and join the discussion. This month's selection is A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness.

Registration not required.

Monday, October 28, 2:45 PM to 4:30 PM in the Activity Room

 

Ghost Stories of Lake County by Dan Maxson

Monday, October 28, 2019

Wayward spirits and haunted structures of Lake County will be the featured stories on this October evening. Local lore and tales of The Girl in Blue, a haunted lighthouse, the Veiled Lady and other notable sites will be shared in this one-hour presentation. Enjoy these stories, then venture out down county roads to view these spectral destinations. This program is free and open to the public.

Registration not required.

Monday, October 28, 7:00 PM in Meeting Room A

  

 

 

 

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