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!

 

 

May Programs:

 

Library Book Club @ Concord

Thursday, May 16, 2019

This month's selection is Born To Run by Chris McDougall. Copies are available at Concord Community Center, Morley Library, and Mentor Library

Register with The Concord Community Center Recreation Department by phone 440 639-4650 or on their website.

Thursday, May 16, 7:00 PM at the Concord Community Center

 

Scribble Maniacs - Writers Group

Saturday, May 18, 2019

If you have a passion for writing, then this group is for you. No experience necessary. Each participant brings a double spaced copy of something he or she has written that takes 5 minutes or less to read. Then, group members may ask questions about what is written and offer suggestions for improving the work.

Registration not required.

Saturday, May 18, 10:00 AM in the Activity Room

 

Meet the Authors - Dan Coughlin

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Copies of his books will be available for purchase and signing.

Registration not required.

Saturday, May 18, 3:00 PM in the combined Meeting Rooms

 

Mystery Book Discussion

Monday, May 20, 2019

This month's selection is Good Me, Bad Me by Ali Land.

Registration not required.

Monday, May 20, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM in the Activity Room

 

Reel Talk

Monday, May 20, 2019

This month's selection is The Woodlanders by Thomas Hardy. Film of the same title.

Registration not required.

Monday, May 20, 2:45 PM to 4:30 PM in the Activity Room

 

Library Tuesday @ Concord - The History of the Painesville Railroad Depot and the Railroad it Served

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Tom Pescha presents a short history of the Painesville Depot and the Railroads that served Painesville area. The first Painesville station was built in 1850 and replaced with the current brick and sandstone station in 1893. The Painesville Railroad Museum is in the process of restoring her back to her glory. We have spent over $60,000.00 in restoration in the last 4 years with a 100% volunteer membership.

Register with The Concord Community Center Recreation Department by phone 440 639-4650 or on their website.

Tuesday, May 21, 10:00 AM at the Concord Community Center

 

Tai Chi

Tuesday, May 21, 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, May 21, beginning at noon in the Activity Room

 

Game of Thrones Finale Feast

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

You are cordially invited to attend the House Morley Game of Thrones feast. Make merry in your finest tunic or gown. Prepare yourself for a test of your sword-wielding skills (a.k.a. craft using scissors). Meat pies, Hodor-itos, and ale (as in ginger) for all!

Please register.

Tuesday, May 21, 6:30 PM in Meeting Room A

 

MAY The Force Be With You - Special Movie Event

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

We're kicking off our summer reading program with a "stellar" movie. Come watch Star Wars, Episode IV: A New Hope. We'll provide pop and popcorn!!

Registration not required.

Wednesday, May 22, 6:30 PM in the Activity Room

 

 Lake County Genealogical Society Board Meeting

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Contact LCGS for more information. https://www.lcgsohio.org/

Thursday, May 23, 10 AM in Meeting Room B

 

 The Amazing Planet Earth - Project GROWtunda

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Every day is Earth Day when you grow a garden! Come start off the summer by planting some flowers and veggies to grow in our beautiful rotunda. All materials provided. All ages welcome.

Registration not required.

Saturday, May 25, 11 AM to 3 PM in the Activity Room

 

Monday, May 27 - Morley Library is closed for Memorial Day

 

Craft - Library Tuesday @ Concord - Crochet a T-Shirt Yarn Rug

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Spring Clean & Recycle Your Old T-shirts - Crochet a T-Shirt Yarn Rug. Beginners level Crochet Project. Spring clean your T-Shirt collection. Please bring: 2-4 T-Shirts and We will supply the rest. You supply the willingness to enjoy trying something new or revisiting something you may have enjoyed in the past.

Register with The Concord Community Center Recreation Department by phone 440 639-4650 or on their website.

Tuesday, May 28, 10:00 AM at the Concord Community Center

 

Bomb City USA: The Danny Greene Era

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Danny Greene and John Nardi tried to muscle in on the Cleveland Mob's operations. The result was a bloody mob war that left Cleveland with the moniker "Bomb City USA!"

Presented by Dennis R. Sutcliffe

Registration not required.

Wednesday, May 29, 7:00 PM in the Combined Meeting Rooms

 

Lake County Genealogical Society Program Meeting

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Contact LCGS for more information. https://www.lcgsohio.org/

Registration not required.

Thursday, May 30, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the combined Meeting Rooms

 

Cosmic Craft for Adults - Make & Take Star Chart

Adult Summer Reading - A Universe of Stories

Friday, May 31, 2019

Learn to make a star chart. Your friends and family will be "over the moon" over your awesome creation. It's fun, easy, and free!

Friday, May 31, 10:30 AM in the Activity Room

 

June Programs:

 

Computer Class

Monday, June 3, 2019

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

Please register.

Monday, June 3, 10:00 AM in the Classroom

 

Shakespeare and Movies - 10 modern movies you probably did not know were based on Shakespeare

Monday, June 3, 2019

Are you a fan of Shakespeare? Do you enjoy watching the movie versions of his plays? If you would like to know the titles of some of the films that may not seem to be based upon a Shakespeare play, then Join Jerry Jaffee - Associate Professor of Theater - Lake Erie College as he shines a spotlight on at least 10 modern films you might not know are based on one of The Bard's plays.

Registration not required.

Monday, June 3, 7:00 PM in the Activity Room

 

Summer Reading Scavenger Hunt

Adult Summer Reading - A Universe of Stories

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

The hunt for Stephen Hawking is on! Use today's clue to search for Mr. Hawking on the 3rd floor in the book stacks. PLEASE, DON'T MOVE HIM! Once you find him, submit your answer on a ballot form and drop it in the prize drawing box. You do not have to physically find Mr. Hawking to guess his location. New clues will be available on Tuesdays: June 4, June 18, July 2, & July 16. The winner will be the patron with the most correct responses. All ballots due by 5:00 PM on Friday, July 19.

Clue #1 will be available beginning at 9:00 AM on Tuesday, June 4th.

 

Tai Chi

Tuesday, June 4, 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, June 4, beginning at noon in the Activity Room

 

Adult Game Night - BINGO

Adult Summer Reading - A Universe of Stories

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

It's time for A L I E N (also known as BINGO). Enter the space and time continuum for a chance to win "out of this world" prizes!

Registration not required.

Wednesday, June 5, 7:00 PM in the Activity Room

 

So You Want To Start Your Own Business

Thursday, June 6, 2019

If you are contemplating or in the process of starting a business and need to get some startup basics, then this seminar may be for you. Attendees will learn what it takes to succeed in starting your own business and what it takes to sustain a successful business long-term. You will understand the necessity of business planning, sales and marketing and financial analysis. This is just the beginning of the business start up journey. SCORE will offer additional business planning seminars focused on every step of the process, including free one-on-one mentoring sessions. Look for more business workshops at https://cleveland.score.org/content/take-workshop-237

Registration not required.

Thurday, June 6, 6:00 PM in Meeting Room A

 

It's Iced Tea Time!

Adult Summer Reading - A Universe of Stories

Saturday, June 8, 2019

This is an informal event. All are welcome to stop by and try some delicious iced teas. Your taste buds will thank you. Samples of a Mango Passion Fruit blend and Meyer Lemon tea will be available. And while you're here, we'd like to thank you for signing up for the Adult Summer Reading Program "A Universe of Stories". Register at the Reference desk and receive a small prize!

Registration not required.

Saturday, June 8, noon to 2:00 PM in the Activity Room

 

Meet the Authors - Tamika McClain

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Motivational author, Tamika McClain, believes that, "Life is what you make it, it's not about what happens to you, but about how you respond to what happens to you. When life offers you lemons, make lemonade from the lemons and enjoy the drink." Copies of her book, From Nothing to Something: The Story of My Life, will be available for purchase and signing.

Registration not required.

Saturday, June 8, 3:00 PM in Meeting Room A

 

Movie Night - Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Monday, June 10, 2019

Batman and his allies team up with the turtles to battle Shredder, Ra's Al Ghul, and The League of Assassins. Rated PG-13. 84 minutes.

Registration not required.

Monday, June 10, beginning at 6:00 PM in the Activity Room

 

Tuesday Afternoon Book Discussion

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

This month's selection is Daughters of the Samurai: A Journey from East to West and Back by Janice P. Namura.

Registration not required.

Tuesday, June 11, 2:00 PM in the Board Room

 

Adult Craft of the Month - Pastel Aurora Borealis

Adult Summer Reading - A Universe of Stories

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

It's time for another art lesson! Learn how to draw using pastels. Create your own aurora borealis to enjoy all year long.

Please register for one session, not both.

Wednesday, June 12, 3:00 PM in the Activity Room

Wednesday, June 12, 6:30 PM in the Activity Room

 

Wednesday Evening Book Discussion

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

This month's selection is Summer Before the War: A Novel by Helen Simonson.

Registration not required.

Wednesday, June 12, 7:00 PM in the Board Room

 

Stellar Mindbenders

Adult Summer Reading - A Universe of Stories

Friday, June 14, 2019

Enjoy weird-but-true science facts, brain-teasers, and more!

Registration not required.

Friday, June 14, 10:30 AM in the Activity Room

 

Scribble Maniacs - Writers Group

Saturday, June 15, 2019

If you have a passion for writing, then this group is for you. No experience necessary. Each participant brings a double spaced copy of something he or she has written that takes 5 minutes or less to read. Then, group members may ask questions about what is written and offer suggestions for improving the work.

Registration not required.

Saturday, June 15, 10:00 AM in the Activity Room

 

Computer Class

Monday, June 17, 2019

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

Please register.

Monday, June 17, 10:00 AM in the Classroom

 

Laketran Travel Training

Monday, June 17, 2019

Laketran’s Travel Training Program provides one-on-one instruction for any individual who would like to learn more about riding Laketran. Laketran’s outreach staff will be at Morley Library to meet with you. For more information contact Ben Mordush at 440-350-1067.

Registration not required.

Monday, June 17, 2:00 PM in the Activity Room

 

Summer Reading Scavenger Hunt

Adult Summer Reading - A Universe of Stories

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

The hunt for Stephen Hawking is on! Use today's clue to search for Mr. Hawking on the 3rd floor in the book stacks. PLEASE, DON'T MOVE HIM! Once you find him, submit your answer on a ballot form and drop it in the prize drawing box. You do not have to physically find Mr. Hawking to guess his location. New clues will be available on Tuesdays: June 4, June 18, July 2, & July 16. The winner will be the patron with the most correct responses. All ballots due by 5:00 PM on Friday, July 19.

Clue #2 will be available beginning at 9:00 AM on Tuesday, June 18th.

 

Tai Chi

Tuesday, June 18, 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, June 18, beginning at noon in the Activity Room

 

Summer Reading Movie Night - Captain Marvel

Adult Summer Reading - A Universe of Stories

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Captain Marvel is an extraterrestrial Kree warrior who finds herself caught in the middle of an intergalactic battle between her people and the Skrulls. Living on Earth in 1995, she keeps having recurring memories of another life as U.S. Air Force pilot Carol Danvers. With help from Nick Fury, Captain Marvel tries to uncover the secrets of her past while harnessing her special superpowers to end the war with the evil Skrulls.

Registration not required.

Wednesday, June 19, beginning at 6:30 PM in the Activity Room

 

 Lake County Genealogical Society Board Meeting

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Contact LCGS for more information. https://www.lcgsohio.org/

Thursday, June 20, 10:00 AM in Meeting Room B

 

Celebrating Black & Latino Astronauts

Adult Summer Reading - A Universe of Stories

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Learn about astronauts who broke barriers in this interactive and eye-opening experience. Light refreshments to follow presentation.

Registration not required.

Saturday, June 22, 11:00 AM in the Activity Room

 

Mystery Book Discussion

Monday, June 24, 2019

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

Registration not required.

Monday, June 24, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM in the Activity Room

 

Reel Talk

Monday, June 24, 2019

This month's selection is Paper Towns by John Green. Film of the same title.

Registration not required.

Monday, June 24, 2:45 PM to 4:30 PM in the Activity Room

 

Celebrating Black & Latino Astronauts

Adult Summer Reading - A Universe of Stories

Monday, June 24, 2019

In case you couldn't make it here on Saturday morning, we are offering this unique program again! Learn about astronauts who broke barriers in this interactive and eye-opening experience. Light refreshments to follow presentation.

Registration not required.

Monday, June 24, 7:00 PM in the Activity Room

 

Lake County Genealogical Society Program Meeting

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Contact LCGS for more information. https://www.lcgsohio.org/

Registration not required.

Thursday, June 27, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the combined Meeting Rooms

 

Cosmic Craft

Adult Summer Reading - A Universe of Stories

Friday, June 28, 2019

It's fun, easy, and free!

Registration not required.

Friday, June 28, 10:30 AM in the Activity Room

 

 

 

 

 

 

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