Upcoming Programs and Events at RR Public Library

March 1 at 1:00 p.m.   Join us for an inspirational book discussion ofI Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban” by Malala Yousafzai. The youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, Malala, a young Pakistani student, is an advocate for women's rights and education who survived an assassination attempt. Come share your thoughts of this amazing young woman's life.

March 3 at 7:00 p.m.   Tune In Thursday features the Irish-American band, Marys Lane.  Bagpipes, harmonica, percussion, guitar and vocals will get your St. Patrick’s Day celebration off to an early and super start. Bring your family to share the fun! 

March 7 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.   Stop by for a Freestyle Hangout for students in grades 3-6. Relax after school and hang out with friends.  Get creative with art supplies and have fun with technology, including our Smart Board and Electronic Snap Circuit Boards.  Drop in as you please!

March 8 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.   Be a part of Teen Tech Week: Galaxy Games. In a Galaxy Game, Far, Far Away, you’ll learn how to create your own video game using GameMaker Studio. We'll create a game that challenges players to avoid dark forces and safely navigate through an asteroid field, yes, even though the odds are 3,720 to 1! Grades 7 and up. Registration required.  

March 9 at 7:00 p.m.   Learn the art of Zentangle. Instructor Judy Montgomery will guide participants through the therapeutic and artistic process of creating a ‘tangle.’  No experience necessaryRegistration required.

March 10 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.   Be part of the Cleveland Play House Script Club.  It’s everything you love about a book club, but with a play in the spotlight. Register, check out the script, read it, then join CPH Staff to explore the story, characters, and to learn how CPH takes the play, “Luna Gale,” from page to stage. How do we make the right decision when there is no clear “right?” It’s a quandary seasoned social worker Caroline faces every day. But her newest case is proving to be her toughest yet, and the fate of baby Luna Gale hangs in the balance. This play plunges us headfirst into the turbulent waters of parenthood, faith and love. Registration required. You can register online and pick up your script at the Reference Desk or simply register and pick up at once at the Reference Desk.

March 14 at 6:30 p.m.   The Indie International Film Fest continues with “Labyrinth of Lies,” a 2014 German drama. This story exposes the conspiracy of prominent German institutions and government branches to cover up the crimes of Nazis during World War II. Please note that films shown have not been rated and should be assumed to have mature content. Free popcorn!

March 15 at 7:00 p.m.   Come with your running shoes laced up and Hit The Ground Running.  Listen to running experts from Second Sole present information on proper running technique and form, tips on selecting the best equipment and footwear, finding local running clubs, and great running routes and trails. After the program, feel free join them for a fun run through the Library neighborhood to put some of your newly learned skills to work!

March 16 at 9:30 a.m.   Internet Street Smarts will teach you some of the ever-evolving “street smarts” that one can practice to minimize the chance of becoming a victim in the Digital World.

March 16 at 6:30 p.m.   Watch a screening of the movie “Brooklyn.” An Irish immigrant in 1950s New York falls for a tough Italian plumber, but faces temptation from another man when she returns to her homeland for a visit.

March 18 at 2:00 p.m.   Why not come to the library to Sip, Snack, and Craft while you get into the knitting groove. You can bring your own project or select a suggested pattern from the Calendar of Events. Registration required.

March 19 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.   Are you crazy about Legos®?  Then drop in for the Guild of the Brick for ages 5 and older.  We provide the Legos®, you bring the imagination.  

March 21 at 3:30 p.m.   Drop in for Movie Monday for students in grades 3 through 6. We’ll feature newly released DVDs, along with everyone’s favorite classics. Enjoy free popcorn and drinks.    

March 22 at 7:00 p.m.   Meet Author Jonathan Knight  for a behind the scenes look at the making of the movie “Major League”. He will share stories from his book, “The Making of Major League: A Juuuust a Bit Inside Look at the Classic Baseball Comedy.”  Q&A followed by book signing. 

March 23 from 3:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.   Meet up for Get in the Game! for students in grades 3 to 6. Hang out with your friends, play games and munch on snacks.  Be sure to try out our new Wii U with games like Super Smash Brothers!

March 25 at 12:00 p.m.   Watch a Movie Matinee  featuring a popular new release.  Popcorn and lemonade provided!

March 29 from 6:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.   Be a part of the Adventure Gaming Club. Are you looking  for a place to play your favorite adventure games? Pokeman, Yu-Gi-Oh!, or Magic players, gather your cards and join us. Would you rather play D&D, Munchkin or Settlers of Catan? We’ve got them! New to gaming? No problem. Grades 7 and up.

The Library will be closed on Easter Sunday, March 27.

For additional information, call Rocky River Public Library at 440-333-7610 or visit www.rrpl.org.


Kitty Sommers

Director of Marketing at Rocky River Public Library

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