August Programs at the Euclid Public Library

Join us for Cleveland Reggae Legend and Author David Smeltz September 9

Open Mic Poetry Night


6:30 PM / Shore Room

Bring an original poem to share or just come ready to listen. Readings are for poets ages 16 and older, but the event is open to all poetry lovers! We will begin reading at 7:00 PM; sign-ups will start at 6:30 PM. Light refreshments and a welcoming atmosphere will be provided! Sponsored by our Friends of the Euclid Public Library.

Monday Morning Movie: “Fences”


10:15 AM / Shore Room

Starring Denzel Washington, “Fences” is the story of a Troy Maxson, a garbage collector and working-class father who struggles to raise his family in 1950s Pittsburgh. Bitter that his baseball career ended before the integration of the sport, he takes his frustrations out on his family. The film is based on the Pulitzer-prize winning play by August Wilson. (139 min; PG-13).

Shade Gardening


7:00 PM / Shore Room

Tonight’s topic, presented by a Master Gardener from the Ohio State University Extension Program, is about gardening in different amounts of shade. Whether you have partial, intermittent or deep shade, our speaker will show you the best selection of shrubs, perennials, bulbs, ground covers, and annuals to brighten your shady spot.

Get Ready for Kindergarten


10:30 AM / Shore Room

Is your child starting Kindergarten this Fall? Please join us for stories, songs, and activities as we build excitement and prepare for this exciting transition to school. Children entering Kindergarten with a parent or caregiver are welcome. Registration required and begins on August 1.

Save the Date!

Cleveland Reggae Legend and Author David Smeltz Comes to EPL September 9

Join EPL on Saturday, September 9 at 2:00 PM for Cleveland reggae legend David Smeltz. The renown Reggae artist will discuss his life as co-founder of the 1970s-80s group I-Tal and as a recovered addict and current executive director of Clean House, Inc. David was riding high with his band in the 1980s when things turned drastically in the 1990s. He found himself homeless and strung out until 2001 when he turned his life around. His book, Clean: From Reggae to Recovery, discusses his experiences, and copies will be available for sale at the performance with all proceeds benefitting Clean House, Inc. Hear David’s dramatic story at this special free event!

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Ashley Gowens

I proudly serve the Euclid community as the Marketing & Communications Manager for the Euclid Public Library.

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