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Five Days for Democracy: How Can I Do More?

All of us want to protect and support our democracy, but what can each one of us do? Here are a few ideas: 1. Know who your local legislators and politicians are Here’s where to find your House Representative. Put your address in here to find a full list of your elected officials. 2. Know…

5 Days for Democracy

The Women’s March: A Novel of the 1913 Woman Suffrage Procession by Jennifer Chiaverini On March 3, 1913 the day before Woodrow Wilson was inaugurated as the 28th President of the United States, suffragettes marched down Pennsylvania Ave. in Washington D.C. The women were demanding an amendment to the Constitution giving all women the right…

Why Does Voting Matter? Five Days for Democracy-Day 3

Rocky River Public Library has joined forces with The City Club of Cleveland to invite you to participate in Five Days for Democracy— a week dedicated to exploring what democracy means to you. This year we’re taking a look at how all politics is local: what does local government look like, who represents us, and how…

New Books Tuesday @ RRPL

There are many exciting new book releases coming and you don’t want to miss it… Bewilderment by Richard Powers – A widowed astrobiologist and single father to a troubled son contemplates an experimental neurofeedback treatment that trains the boy on the recorded patterns of his mother’s brain in the new novel from the Pulitzer Prize–winning…

5 Days for Democracy: Day 2 – What’s on my ballot?

For Day 2 of Five Days for Democracy, we’re looking at how to find out what’s on your ballot! If you haven’t heard of Five Days for Democracy, the annual challenge run by the City Club of Cleveland, here’s the info: it’s a weeklong deep dive into democracy and what it means to participate in…

New Books Tuesday @ RRPL

Here some of the new exciting releases for you to take a look at this week! Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead – A furniture salesman in 1960s Harlem becomes a fence for shady cops, local gangsters and low-life pornographers after his cousin involves him in a failed heist in the new novel from the two-time…

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