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Teacher Open House

Wednesday, September 24

Preschool and school teachers are invited to visit the Reed Memorial Library Children’s Department to learn about the services we have available for you and your students. Prizes and refreshments will be provided. No registration is required for this free event.

Tail Waggin’ Tutors

Saturday, September 27

Read aloud to a dog. Many children have difficulties reading and as a result have developed self-esteem issues. Reading with a dog reduces that anxiety and makes them more confident. Grades 1-5. Registration is required for this free event. 

Rubber Band Loom Club

Wednesday, October 1

Kids is grades K-5 are invited to join us to create bracelets, rings, and necklaces using rubber band looms. Bring your own rubber bands and looms. If you do not own a loom we will have some you may borrow. No registration is required for this free event.

African American Artists in the Midwest: A Brief History

Wadsworth Jarrell. "Revolutionary." 1972  Screenprint on paper. Courtesy of the artist and David Lusenhop.Wednesday, October 1
 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

An illustrated survey of African-American artists of the Midwest. Beginning with Ohio artists Robert S. Duncanson and Edmonia Lewis, the presentation will also feature Archibald Motley, Jr., Charles White, Elizabeth Catlett, Hale Woodruff, Margaret Burroughs, Hughie Lee-Smith, Elmer Brown, William E. Smith, and Jae and Wadsworth Jarrell. Presented by David Lusenhop. Mr. Lusenhop is a Cleveland-based art dealer, collector and independent scholar who has delivered talks at several art museums and academic conferences. He has been a guest on Chicago Public Radio and Chicago Public Television. No registration required.


Puzzle Exchange

Saturday, October 11

Puzzle enthusiasts can swap, switch and trade puzzles and some board games. No registration is required for this free program, and participants may come and go throughout the length of the exchange.

Teen Anime Club

Saturday, October 11

Watch and discuss anime with others who enjoy Japanese animation and culture. Ages 13 and up. Anime may be rated PG or PG-13. No registration required. Anime Club meets one Saturday every month from 2-4p.m.