5 ADULTS Read Around the World in 90 Days Feb. 1 – Apr. 30 Sign up and get a special map with the book list at the Central Reference Desk for this exciting challenge. Prize for the top “Reading Traveler.” Larry Doby: Indians Player Tuesday, Feb. 6 @ 6 p.m. | Rotary Room Explore the life and career of Cleveland Indians player Larry Doby as he became the first African-American player in the American Leauge of MLB. Presented by the Western Reserve Historical Society. Registration is required. Handmade Cards 1st Wednesday of the month @ 6 p.m. | Founder’s Room Spend the evening at the library creating a unique handmade card. All supplies provided. Registration is required. Feb. 7: Sliding Heart Valentine Mar. 6: Luck of the Owl-ish Apr. 3: Spring Chicken May 1: Pop-Up Flower Garden And Ya Don’t Stop | 50 Years of Hip Hop Tuesday, Feb. 13 @ 6 p.m. | Rotary Room Who doesn’t enjoy hip-hop? Learn about the origins of hip-hop and the history of the artists who helped shape the genre. Registration is required. Book Speed Dating Wednesday, Feb. 14 @ 6 p.m. | Rotary Room Join us for another fun evening of meeting new books you might like to “date.” Enjoy fancy Valentine’s Day refreshments as you move around and meet interesting and attractive new dates! Registration is required. Beginning Watercolors 3rd Monday of the month @ 5 p.m. | Founder’s Room Lisha Nasipak is returning to offer more watercolor classes. Beginners welcome! All supplies provided. Registration is required. Books and Banter Last Wednesday of the month @ 6:30 p.m. | Founder’s Room Drop in and banter about some eclectic fiction selections! Copies of the monthly read available at Ask Me desk. Secret Garden Garden Planner Thursday, Mar. 7 @ 6 p.m. | Founder’s Room Create a garden planner to keep your seed packets, notes, drawings, planting guide and calendar. Registration is required. Don’t Burn Your Eyes Out Tuesday, Mar. 26 @ 10:30 a.m. | Rotary Room See page 3 for details. Total Eclipse of the Sun Tuesday, Apr. 2 @ 6:30 p.m. | Rotary Room See page 3 for details. Retirement Basics Thursday, Apr. 11 @ 6 p.m. | Rotary Room Achieve Credit Union will be in to discuss making the most of planning your retirement. Registration is required. Mini Hidden Zen Garden Thursday, Apr. 25 @ 6 p.m. | Founder’s Room Create a miniature garden with a hidden zen garden in the middle. Registration is required. Kumi Klub Thursday, May 9 @ 5:30 p.m. | Makerspace Open to anyone who has taken the Beginning Kumihimo Class and wants to learn more advanced Kumihimo skills. Registration is required. Beadweaving: Herringbone Bracelet Saturday, May 11 @ 9:30 a.m. | Makerspace Learn beadweaving skills as you make a beautiful patterned bracelet. Beginners welcome. Registration is required. Rose Moriarty, Elyria Suffragette Tuesday, May 21 @ 6 p.m. | Rotary Room Elyria’s “Petticoat Mayor” tells about her struggles in 1917 to help women get the right to vote. Presented by the Lorain County Historical Society. Registration is required. Beadweaving: Chenille Stitch Necklace Saturday, May 25 @ 9:30 a.m. | Makerspace For those who have taken a beadweaving class, come and learn a new beadweaving technique. Registration is required.