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!

 

 

January Programs:

 

Computer Class

Monday, January 21, 2019

Come with any questions you have about Windows 10, the Internet, or other computer matters.

Please register.

Monday, January 21, 10:00 AM in the Classroom

 

Computer Class

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Come with any questions you have about Windows 10, the Internet, or other computer matters.

Please register.

Tuesday, January 22, 7:00 PM in the Classroom

 

Lake County Genealogical Society Meeting

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Registration not required.

Thursday, January 24, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM in Meeting Room B

 

Meet the Author: Denise Dufala

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Denise Dufala is an Emmy-award-winning journalist who spent 30 years as a news anchor and reporter at the CBS affiliate in Cleveland, Ohio. She also wrote a page 2 column for the Sunday edition of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Denise is a member of the Ohio Radio-Television Broadcasters Hall of Fame, and the Cleveland Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame. She is also a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCWBI). In 2017, Denise teamed up with Values-In-Action Foundation to become National Program Ambassador for their school-based anti-bullying program, Be Kind(TM) STICK TOGETHER.(TM) Denise is known for her work with children and charities. She regularly volunteers for The Make-A-Wish Foundation, and sings in her church choir. Bomba the Brave is Denise's first book. It is based on a story she wrote in the first grade, as a student of Mrs. Kathy Fish. Denise resides in Cleveland, Ohio with her husband Ed and their son, James, who created the first illustration of Bomba.

Copies of Bomba the Brave will be available for purchase and signing.

Presented with the support of the Friends of Morley Library.

Registration not required.

Saturday, January 26, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM in Meeting Room A

 

Mystery Book Discussion

Monday, January 28, 2019

Registration not required.

Monday, January 28, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM in the Activity Room

 

Reel Talk

Monday, January 28, 2019

This month's selection is The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder. Film of the same title.

Registration not required.

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

 

Lake County Genealogical Society Program Meeting

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Annual Meeting and Pot Luck; bring tableware and a dish to share.

Program: Mary Milne Jamba will induct officers and share "Googling Grandpa."

Registration not required.

Thursday, January 31, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM in the combined Meeting Rooms

 

February Programs:

 

Stories Must Be Told: Voices from the Underground Railroad

Saturday, February 2, 2019

Join us as Ada Jackson Jones presents a multi-session event, highlighting the voices from the Underground Railroad. Experience the unique, otherwise unexpressed, perspectives of the people who had an intricate role in saving countless lives. Lunch will be provided.

Please register.

Saturday, February 2, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM in the Activity Room

 

Computer Class

Monday, February 4, 2019

Come with any questions you have about Windows 10, the Internet, or other computer matters.

Please register.

Monday, February 4, 10:00 AM in the Classroom

 

Special Movie - Selma

Monday, February 4, 2019

Join us for the gripping story of Martin Luther King Jr's historic struggle for equality in the movie "Selma." Popcorn will be provided during the event.

Registration not required.

Monday, February 4, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM in the Activity Room

 

Tai Chi

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

De-stress and relax with Libby Hill, from Family Karate. The class is free and will last for 30 minutes. Class size is limited to 12 participants: the first 12 to arrive will be admitted to the class.

Requirements:

  • Comfortable Clothing
  • Sturdy shoes
  • Sign a waiver
  • At least 18 years of age.

Registration not required.

Tuesday, February 5, beginning at noon in the Activity Room

 

Adult Craft of the Month - Fun with Frosting

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

February = Fun with Frosting. Love is in the air... and who doesn't love cookies? Learn to frost buttercream flowers on sugar cookies with a little help from Wiltons.

Please register.

Wednesday, February 6, 6:30 to 7:30 PM in Meeting Room B

 

AARP Tax Assistance - FREE to all

Friday, February 8, 2019

Call or visit the library to sign up. 440.352.3383, ask for Adult Services.

Friday, February 8, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM in Meeting Room A

 

Jazz Performance by Dave Sterner Trio

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Stop into Morley Library to listen to The Dave Sterner Trio. They are a jazz group led by veteran saxophonist Dave Sterner with 20+ years experience performing, recording and leading musical groups throughout the region. The group performs a wide variety of musical styles, including swing, blues, and Latin jazz.

Registration not required.

Saturday, February 9, 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

 

Tea Time

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Attention tea lovers! This month, we will be sampling a special romantic blend in celebration of Valentine's Day. Enjoy a hot cup of tea in a beautiful tea set from our collection of fine china.

Please register.

Saturday, February 9, 2:00 to 3:00 PM in the Activity Room

 

Special Movie - Glory

Monday, February 11, 2019

Join us for the movie “Glory.” Learn about their Innocence. Their Heritage. Their lives. Nothing would be spared in the fight for their freedom. Popcorn will be provided during the event.

Registration not required.

Monday, February 11, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM in the Activity Room

 

Movie Night

Monday, February 11, 2019

Film to be announced

Registration not required.

Monday, February 11, 6:00 PM in the Activity Room

 

Foundation Center Grant Searching Basics

Monday, February 11, 2019

Join us as we explore our exclusive database, The Foundation Center and the Foundation Information Network. Grant writers can search through thousands of potential funders by using this powerful database.

Please register.

Monday, February 11, 6:30 to 7:30 PM in the Classroom

 

Tuesday Afternoon Book Discussion

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

This month's selection is When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalainithi.

Registration not required.

Tuesday, February 12, 2:00 PM in the Board Room

 

Art 2 Go: West African Art Show

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Morley Library hosts the Cleveland Museum of Art's travelling exhibit of art from western and central Africa. Sculpture, textiles, and metalwork make up this presentation, which focuses in-depth on the Asante, Kuba, Senufo, and Yoruba cultures. Participants will have the opportunity to examine the artifacts up close and learn from a museum expert. Seating is limited, so please register early.

Please register.

Wednesday, February 13, 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM in the Meeting Rooms

 

Wednesday Evening Book Discussion

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

This month's selection is The Rosie Project by Graeme C. Simsion.

Registration not required.

Wednesday, February 13, 7:00 PM in the Board Room

 

AARP Tax Assistance - FREE to all

Friday, February 15, 2019

Call or visit the library to sign up. 440.352.3383, ask for Adult Services.

Friday, February 15, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM in Meeting Room A

 

Freedom’s Journey: The Underground Railroad

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Morley Library is excited to host the Lake County History Center’s Tonya Busic as she presents “Freedom’s Journey: The Underground Railroad.” Join us as we explore the impact Lake County and Painesville residents had on this necessary historic movement.

Registration not required.

Saturday, February 16, 10:00 to 11:00 AM in the combined Meeting Rooms

 

Scribble Maniacs - Writers Group

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Whether you're just getting started or a lifelong writer, join us for support, encouragement, and friendly critique, commentary, and tips on achieving your writing goals.

Registration not required.

Saturday, February 16, 10:00 AM in the Activity Room

 

Escape Winter - Movie Matinee

Saturday, February 16, 2019

What shall we watch? Vote for your favorite travel-inspiring movie on or by January 31, 2019. Visit www.morleylibrary.org/winter to vote. The winner will be shown on Saturday, February 16 at 1:00pm. Enjoy free popcorn and the movie!

Part of the Adult Winter Reading program, Escape Winter.

Registration not required.

Saturday, February 16, 1:00 PM in the Activity Room

 

Computer Class

Monday, February 18, 2019

Come with any questions you have about Windows 10, the Internet, or other computer matters.

Please register.

Monday, February 18, 10:00 AM in the Classroom

 

Special Movie - What's Love Got to Do With It

Monday, February 18, 2019

Join us for the triumphant true-life story of Tina Turner in the movie “What’s Love Got to Do With It.” Popcorn will be provided during the event.

Registration not required.

Monday, February 18, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM in the Activity Room

 

Tai Chi

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

De-stress and relax with Libby Hill, from Family Karate. The class is free and will last for 30 minutes. Class size is limited to 12 participants: the first 12 to arrive will be admitted to the class.

Requirements:

  • Comfortable Clothing
  • Sturdy shoes
  • Sign a waiver
  • At least 18 years of age.

Registration not required.

Tuesday, February 19, beginning at noon in the Activity Room

 

Computer Class

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Come with any questions you have about Windows 10, the Internet, or other computer matters.

Please register.

Tuesday, February 19, 7:00 PM in the Classroom

 

Lake County Genealogical Society Meeting

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Registration not required.

Thursday, February 21, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM in Meeting Room B

 

Intimate elements of African Story Telling: Learning How to Pass on Family History

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Learn how to pass down family history as Ada Jackson Jones guides us to understand the art of oral history, with an opportunity to practice pieces of our own past as others have done for generations before us.

Registration not required.

Thursday, February 21, 6:00 to 8:00 PM in the Activity Room

 

AARP Tax Assistance - FREE to all

Friday, February 22, 2019

Call or visit the library to sign up. 440.352.3383, ask for Adult Services.

Friday, February 22, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM in Meeting Room A

 

Mystery Book Discussion

Monday, February 25, 2019

Registration not required.

Monday, Febuary 25, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM in the Activity Room

 

Reel Talk

Monday, February 25, 2019

This month's selection is The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick. Film of the same title.

Registration not required.

Monday, February 25, 2:45 PM to 4:30 PM in the Activity Room

 

Lake County Genealogical Society Program Meeting

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Topic to be announced.

Registration not required.

Thursday, February 28, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM in the combined Meeting Rooms

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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