WEEK OF JUNE 15
Summer Reading continues! Sign up at Beanstack or call us to register! You can enter to win gift cards to Bomba, Danny Boys, Herb’s Tavern, Joe’s Deli, King Wah, Wine Bar, and the Rocky River Brewing Company. For additional information, check out our Summer Reading Flyer.
WEEKLONG EVENT: SEEDBALL KIT – All Ages
Monday, June 15-Saturday, June 20
You, too, can be Jack in the Beanstalk. Register for a kit to take home and make your own seedball that will take you to the sky! You’ll also receive a Nature Scavenger Hunt that you can complete in your neighborhood or a nearby park. Instructions and materials included. Registration has ended but there are a few kits left that you can request if you call the Adult Services Desk.
STREAMING STORIES – Adults
Wednesday, June 17
Few things are as defeating as sitting down to relax and watch something, only to realize you’ve squandered 30 minutes trying to make a choice. Let us ease you of this burden, at least briefly, as we take a few minutes of your time to talk up a topical and compelling documentary available through our streaming service, Kanopy. Check out our YouTube page as Beth and Mary discuss the movie The Stories We Tell, in our new monthly feature, Streaming Stories.
THE CLEVELAND COOKIE DOUGH TRUCK
Wednesday, June 17
The Cleveland Cookie Dough Company will be at Rocky River Public Library again. Order online before the event at Cleveland Cookie Dough Company’s website or at the truck the day of. Enjoy a delicious treat after you return your items at the book drop or as you take a stroll along our Story Walk!
NOVEL SCARES – Adults
Thursday, June 18
The Merry Spinster: Tales of Everyday Horror by Mallory Ortberg
This collection of darkly mischievous stories based on classic fairy tales is adapted from the beloved “Children’s Stories Made Horrific” series. Sinister and inviting, familiar and alien all at the same time, The Merry Spinster updates traditional children’s stories and fairy tales with elements of psychological horror, emotional clarity, and a keen sense of feminist mischief. Register with your email address to receive discussion questions for The Merry Spinster and a curated list of read-alike titles. Registration required.
CRAFTING WITH THE CURATOR – Adults & Teens
Saturday, June 20
Sign-up to pick up a kit to make your own ceramic piece of art! Our Cowan Curator will provide instructions and supplies to make your own air-dry tile along with a brochure on the history of the Cowan Pottery Studio’s tile production. Registration required.
Check out the Information Kiosk in front of the library for more as well as Adult Summer Reading Slips.