Library


ADDRESS FOR THE GARFIELD HEIGHTS LIBRARY IS 5409 TURNEY RD.

Telephone number:  216-475-8178


ADULT  PROGRAMS

Job-Seekers Series: Part III Land  THE VALUE OF A MENTOR IN CAREER PLANNING.  One of the most valuable and often overlooked steps in pursuing a career and climbing the ladder of success is to find a mentor in the field who has been where you are looking to go. A mentor is an experienced professional in your field that is willing to share their wisdom, experience and guidance to help you achieve your goals. This session will offer information about the value and benefits of having a mentor to help guide and advance your career goals. Participants enrolled in this session will be given tips on finding a mentor and establishing successful mentor relationships.  This is the third part of a five week series. Thursday, April 17, 9:30-11:30am. Registration required.

Internet Next Steps     Learn how to explore the rich content available on the internet. Prerequisite: Internet Essentials class.  Since this is a group class, instructors may not be able to accommodate individualized/ specialized questions or instruction.  Monday, April 21, 10-12Noon.  Registration required.

e-Reader Assistance  Need help getting started with downloading FREE E-books from the Library?  Stop at the Information Desk during this time with your device (Kindle, Nook, IPad, etc.) for a drop-in individual session. If you have a Nook or other eReader, you will need your own laptop to complete a download. If you have a Kindle, you will need to bring your Amazon.com account email and password.   Wed, April 23, 9:30-11am.  No registration required.

 

TEENS

Video Studio Orientation  Drop in video recording orientations.  Sessions typically last 45 min.  Thursday, April 17,  6:30-8:30pm or Tuesday, April 22, 2:30-4:30pm.  No registration required.

Studio Support    Do you need help on a project you’ve been creating in one of our studios? Or maybe you would like to share what you’ve learned with staff and other customers? Drop in to get more in-depth staff support and feedback on your projects.   Saturday, April 19, 9:30-11:30am.  No registration required.

Teen Creators – Tech Club     Join our group and sharpen your tech skills! Learn how to record a song, shoot a video, or make an app.  Monday, April 21, 3:30-4:30pm.  Registration required.

Robotix Blox: Camp Half BOT Day   Ages 11-14. You’ve already brought a robot to its senses in Robotix 3.0. Now help it slip past the Minotaur, avoid the Gorgon, and master other challenges Percy, Grover and Annabeth encounter in Rick Riordan’s popular Percy Jackson and the Olympians series.   Parents, please complete a photo release for your student prior to the program.  Tuesday, April 22, 6-8pm.  Registration required.

 

CHILDREN and FAMILIES

Beginning Monday March 3, storytimes are slightly changed:  please check the schedule!  No registration is required!  Storytimes meet through the end of April.

Preschool Storytime   Children ages 3-5 with a caregiver.  Mondays, 10-10:45am
Morning Movers  Children ages birth to 36 mos with a caregiver.  Tuesdays 10-10:45am
Twilight Tales  Storytime  Children ages birth-36 mos. and their families.  Tuesdays, 6:30-6:50pm
Pajama Party Storytime    Children ages 3 to 8 and their families Tuesdays  7-7:45pm
Music & Movement  Children ages birth to 5 yr. with a caregiver.  Wednesdays 10-10:45am

Exploration Station: Dinosaurs  Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to work together and learn through fun, interactive, dinosaur themed activity stations.  Friday, April 18, 11:00-Noon.  Also repeated Saturday, April 19, 2-3pm.  Registration required.

WGFH News  Kids ages 9-13 will help write, film, direct, and produce sound and video projects such as book trailers, a summer reading preview, and readers theater.  Monday, April 21, 6:30-8pm.  Registration required.

 

Cuyahoga County Public Library consistently ranks as one of the nation’s ten best and busiest library systems. The Library’s mission is to provide the community with open access to resources that inform, enrich, and entertain. Its 28 branches serve 47 communities. For further information, visit cuyahogalibrary.org.