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!

 

Summer Reading is here! Click for more information.

 

June Programs:

 

Universe of Stories: From Garden to Bottle

Monday, June 17, 2019

Explore the vast array of plants used in the perfume industry (with a particular emphasis on what is locally available). Try a variety of techniques to help sharpen your sense of smell. Learn the basic vocabulary of fragrance. Presented by Deyampert Giles, a Horticulturist at the Cleveland Botanical Garden.

Registration not required.

Monday, June 17, 7:00 PM in Meeting Room A

 

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

 

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

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

 

July Programs:

 

Computer Class

Monday, July 1, 2019

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

Please register.

Monday, July 1, 10:00 AM in the Classroom

 

Campfire Stories

Adult Summer Reading - A Universe of Stories

Monday, July 1, 2019

Gather around the campfire for some fantastic short stories. We'll have hot cocoa and marshmallows, too... because you can't have a campfire without marshmallows! (note: it is an artificial fire)

Registration not required.

Monday, July 1, 7:00 PM in the Activity Room

 

Summer Reading Scavenger Hunt

Adult Summer Reading - A Universe of Stories

Tuesday, July 2, 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 #3 will be available beginning at 9:00 AM on Tuesday, July 2.

 

Tai Chi

Tuesday, July 2, 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, July 2, beginning at noon in the Activity Room

 

Morley Library will be closed on Thursday, July 4th to honor Independence Day.

 

Summer Movie Double Feature

Adult Summer Reading - A Universe of Stories

Saturday, July 6, 2019

Join us for a special movie event featuring The War of the Worlds. Tell us which you like best, the original 1953 film (11:15 AM) or the 2005 remake featuring Tom Cruise (1:00 PM). Voting sheets will be available in the room. There will be approximately 30 minutes between movies. Plus, free popcorn!

Saturday, July 6, 2019, beginning at 11:00 AM in the Activity Room

 

Movie Night

Monday, July 8, 2019

Film to be announced.

Monday, July 8, 2019, beginning at 6:00 PM in the Activity Room

 

Tuesday Afternoon Book Discussion

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Details coming soon.

Registration not required.

Tuesday, July 9, 7:00 PM in the Board Room

 

Adult Craft of the Month - Mixed Media Canvas

Adult Summer Reading - A Universe of Stories

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Design your own night sky on canvas using mixed media. Mixed media means that we will be using multiple art mediums, such as paint, paper, glue, fabric, etc. This craft may be a bit messy, please dress accordingly.

Please register for one session, not both.

Wednesday, July 10, 3:00 PM in the Activity Room

Wednesday, July 10, 6:30 PM in the Activity Room

 

Wednesday Evening Book Discussion

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Details coming soon.

Registration not required.

Wednesday, July 10, 7:00 PM in the Board Room

 

Morning Meditations

Adult Summer Reading - A Universe of Stories

Friday, July 12, 2019

Need some "space"? Come relax with music and guided meditation materials from our collection.

Registration not required.

Friday, July 12, 10:30 AM in the Activity Room

 

Computer Class

Monday, July 15, 2019

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

Please register.

Monday, July 15, 10:00 AM in the Classroom

 

S.T.E.M. for Adults

Adult Summer Reading - A Universe of Stories

Monday, July 15, 2019

Science, Math, Engineering, and Technology are subjects for all ages. Come learn something new with us tonight.

Registration not required.

Monday, July 15, 7:00 PM in the Activity Room

 

Summer Reading Scavenger Hunt

Adult Summer Reading - A Universe of Stories

Tuesday, July 16, 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. The winner will be the patron with the most correct responses. All ballots due by 5:00 PM on Friday, July 19.

Clue #4 will be available beginning at 9:00 AM on Tuesday, July 16.

 

Tai Chi

Tuesday, July 16, 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, July 16, beginning at noon in the Activity Room

 

 Lake County Genealogical Society Board Meeting

Thursday, July 18, 2019

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

Thursday, July 18, 10:00 AM in Meeting Room B

 

Library Book Club @ Concord

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Before the Fall, by Noah Hawley. On a summer night, a private plane, carrying ten passengers, plunges into the ocean. The only survivors are one adult and one child: their survival - rife chaos, conspiracy theories, accusations and more which serves to bind the two together in a growing friendship - raises questions of fate, morality and the ties that bind us.

Pick up a copy of the book at the Concord Community Center, beginning in the evening, on Thursday, June 20. If additional copies are needed, contact either Morley Library 440-352-3383 or Mentor Public Library 440-255-8811.

For additional details about the Library Book Club @ Concord, call The Concord Community Center Recreation Department at 440-639-4650 or visit their website: https://concord.recdesk.com/Community/Home

NOTE: this event will be held at The Concord Community Center, 7671 Auburn Road, Concord Township, Ohio 44077

Thursday, July 18, 7:00 PM at the Concord Township Community Center

 

Final day of our Summer Reading Program

Friday, July 19, 2019

Please submit all materials by closing time, 6:00 PM.

More information can be found at the SRP webpage.

 

Scribble Maniacs - Writers Group

Saturday, July 20, 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, July 20, 10:00 AM in the Activity Room

 

Meet the Authors at Morley Library - Chasity Strawder

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Chasity Strawder takes a trip down memory lane, as she recalls the battle for survival that she and her family fought just after learning she was pregnant with her second child. Chasity hopes that her story inspires and encourages others to persevere when faced with life's most difficult challenges.

Registration not required.

Saturday, July 20, 11:00 AM in Meeting Room A

 

Summer Reading Ice Cream Social

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Choose from vanilla or chocolate ice creams to start your sundae. Then top with a sampling of syrups and candies. Try astronaut ice cream and dehydrated fruits, too! All ages are welcome; children must be accompanied by an adult, please.

Registration not required.

Saturday, July 20, 2:00 PM in Meeting Room A

 

Mystery Book Discussion

Monday, July 22, 2019

This month's selection is The Seven Deaths of Evelyn HardCastle by Stuart Turton.

Registration not required.

Monday, July 22, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM in the Activity Room

 

 

 

 

 

 

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