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3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
East 131st Street Branch of Cleveland Public Library
Every Tuesday & Thursday

Cleveland Public Library is providing the tools needed to build confidence and meet the basic needs of our community.

The East 131st Street Branch, in partnership with MyCom, has opened a Resource Closet for teens and families. The closet provides gloves, hats, socks, household cleaning products, and toiletries such as body wash, lotion, and more. The items are available for pickup every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon.

We are always accepting donations. For a complete list of items needed for the Resource Closet, visit cpl.org.

Cleveland Public Library provides Grab & Go meals for children 18 and under at all locations. Visit your local neighborhood branch or call ahead for distribution times.



Hybrid Cookbook Book Club
Tuesday, Dec. 7; 6:30 p.m. at the Domonkas Branch (please call the branch for this month’s title)
Tuesday, Dec. 14; 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Main Library “Holiday And Celebration Bread In 5 Minutes A Day: Sweet And Decadent Baking For Every Occasion” by Zoe Francois
If you love to read, cook learn and share recipes, this group is for you. Bring a dish from the selected author's cookbooks and talk about your experience in the kitchen. Preregistration required.

Cutting the Cord
Tuesday, Dec. 7; 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
South Lorain Branch
Join us for an introduction to all the ways you can keep watching quality TV and movies without cable. Preregistration required.

Plant‑Powered Dishes for Your Holiday Table
Tuesday, Dec. 7; 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Main Library
Monday, Dec. 13; 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Domonkas Branch
Learn how to make tasty, vegetable focused appetizers, mains and sides that are appropriate for vegan, vegetarian and plant‑based diets. Preregistration required.

Chess Club
Wednesdays, Dec. 8, 15, 22, 29; 4 p.m.
South Lorain Branch
Open play sessions are for all levels, from beginner to expert.

Healthy & Thrifty Holiday Recipes
Wednesday, Dec. 8; 5 to 7 p.m.
Main Library
Healthy and budget‑friendly recipes for you to try this holiday season. You'll get to taste and try your hand at cooking some of our recipes with the help of a holistic nutritionist from Second Harvest. Preregistration required.

Teen Anime Club
Wednesday, Dec. 8; 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Main Library

Thursday, Dec. 16; 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Domonkas Branch
Join us for a fan directed immersion in anime, Japanese media, culture and art. For ages 13 to 18. Preregistration required.

Book Discussion Groups
Wednesday, Dec. 8; 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Zoom: Best Books of the Year and 2022 Preview
Wednesday, Dec. 15; 6:30 to 7:30 p.m."Force of Nature" by Jane Harper at the North Ridgeville Branch
Monday, Dec. 20; 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Main Library: “Dial A for Aunties” by Jesse Q. Sutanto
Tuesday, Dec. 21; 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.at the South Lorain Branch: "Relic" by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
Connect with other readers to discuss great books. Preregistration required.

Signs for the Little Dramatist
Wednesday, Dec. 8; 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Domonkas Branch
Thursday, Dec. 9; 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the North Ridgeville Branch
Cleveland Hearing and Speech conducts an interactive program that combines basic sign language, creative moment, music and the visual arts. Children will learn about primary and secondary colors and the fundamentals of performing in front of an audience. Intended for children ages 3 to 7. Preregistration required.

Columbia Fiber Arts Group
Thursdays, Dec. 9, 16, 23, 30; Noon to 4 p.m.
Columbia Branch
For long-time or novice knitters or crocheters. If you have a "UFO" (an Unfinished Object) that you would like to work on with us, bring it or start something new!

Cross Stitch Club
Thursdays, Dec. 9; 2:30 to 4 p.m.
South Lorain Branch
Each month we will be cross‑stitching a different small pattern. Thread, fabric, pattern, needle and instructions are included. All skill levels welcome! Preregistration required.

Bridgerton Holiday Ball
Thursday, Dec. 9; 6:30 to 7:45 p.m.
Main Library
Dearest reader...Join us for an evening of Regency‑inspired food and frivolity. Preregistration required.

Hybrid Creating with Creativebug
Thursday, Dec. 9; 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Domonkas Branch
Learn the basics of this free library resource for craft and art video lessons. Preregistration required.

Ancestry vs Family Search
Friday, Dec. 10; 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
South Lorain Branch
Learn genealogy basics and explore the differences between FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com. Preregistration required.

Hybrid Adapted Story Time
Saturday, Dec. 11; 10:30 to 11:15 a.m.
North Ridgeville Branch
Children with varying learning styles and abilities enjoy a program with stories, songs, games and a social time. While content is geared for ages 3 to 7, all ages are welcome. Preregistration required.

Holiday Sweets & Treats
Saturday, Dec. 11; 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Main Library
A family‑friendly day of cookies and colorful decorating taught by our friends from the LCCC Culinary Arts Institute. Everyone will go home with their creations along with recipes and helpful tips. Preregistration required.

Writing Groups

Saturday, Dec.11; 2 to 3:30 p.m. at North Ridgeville Branch
Join us as we put pen to paper and fingers to keys. Bring your own writing tools and plot to your heart's content. Preregistration required.

Crochet and Knit
Fridays, Dec. 17; 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Domonkas Branch
Join other knitters, crocheters and other crafty folks by learning a new skill or bringing in your current project. Please bring your own needles. New attendees are always welcome. Preregistration required.

Holiday Button Making
Monday, Dec. 13;
Avon Branch
Stop in this week during regular library hours to make a pin‑back button and learn how our button maker works. Choose one of our holiday designs or create your own.

Family Holiday Cards
Monday, Dec. 13; 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
South Lorain Branch
All ages are welcome to celebrate the season by crafting beautiful and festive cards. All supplies provided. Preregistration required.

ABCs of Art
Tuesday, Dec. 14; 6 p.m.
Domonkas Branch
Take a hands‑on approach to exploring the world of art history through a child’s eyes. School‑age children should come dressed to work with paint, clay, glue and other messy mediums. Preregistration required.

Tabletop Games Club
Tuesdays, Dec. 14, 28; 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Columbia Branch
Join us for a fun evening of card games and board games.

DIY Holiday Decorations for Teens and Tweens
Tuesday, Dec. 14; 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
North Ridgeville Branch
Add some holiday pizzazz to your space with handmade decorations. Intended for ages 9 and up. Preregistration required.

Vegan Sweets and Treats
Tuesday, Dec. 14; 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
South Lorain Branch
No butter! No eggs! No problem! Learn the basics of healthier, plant‑based desserts by way of our vegan sampler. Preregistration required.

Family Snow Globe Craft
Wednesday, Dec. 15; 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
South Lorain Branch
Create your own little winter wonderland this year with a craft that's easy and charming. Preregistration required.

Green Grinch Smoothies
Thursday, Dec. 16; 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Main Library
Help prepare all the ingredients to make your very own Green Grinch Smoothie! Preregistration required.

Healthy Meat Substitutes
Thursday, Dec. 16; 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Columbia Branch
Learn ways to reduce the amount of meat in your diet, what other foods to eat instead and how to prepare them. Preregistration required.

Holidays Around the World
Friday, Dec. 17; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 18; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
North Ridgeville Branch
Celebrate winter holidays from around the world by enjoying related crafts and activities. Perfect for ages 2 and up.

Tuesday, Dec. 21; 1 to 2:30 p.m.
North Ridgeville Branch
Come enjoy a fun afternoon of crafting. Each month staff will provide instruction on a new exciting project. Preregistration required.

Book Party: Broken Butterfly Wings by Raquel M. Ortiz
Saturday, Dec. 18; 2 to 3 p.m.
South Lorain Branch
Celebrate the release of Broken Butterfly Wings/Alas de mariposa rotas by local author Raquel M. Ortiz. This bilingual picture book celebrates imagination and introduces kids to the flora and fauna of the Puerto Rican rainforest. Listen to the story and make your own butterfly wings. Preregistration required.

Saturdays, Dec. 18; 2 p.m.
Full STEAM Ahead
Domonkas Branch
School‑age children are welcome to explore themed activities in the subjects of science, technology, engineering, art or mathematics through games, stories and more! Preregistration required.



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