6 GRAFTON-MIDVIEW PUBLIC LIBRARY || MAY - AUGUST 2022 || REGISTER ONLINE AT GMPLIBRARY.ORG Programs require registration unless otherwise notated. Registration begins April 20. Inspired Readers Wednesdays at 12 PM 5/11, 6/8, 7/13, 8/10 Join facilitator Elizabeth Smith for a lively discussion of a different inspiring book each month. Feel free to bring your lunch. Dark & Twisty Book Club Thursdays at 6:30 PM 5/12, 6/9, 7/14, If you like things that go bump in the night, please join us each month for a scarily good discussion! Book It!: Monthly Book Discussion Wednesday,5/25, 7/27, 8/24, 10 AM or Thursday, 5/26, 7/28, 8/25, 6:30 PM Join us every month for a lively discussion of a chosen book. Light refreshments are served. BOOK CLUBS Copies of books are available in the Library in advance prior to the meeting, while supplies last. Call the Library for more information or to place a book on hold. Registration is not required. May - As the Tide Comes In by Cindy & Erin Woodsmall June - The Doctor's Lady by Jody Hedlund July - The House on Foster Hill by Jaime Jo Wright August - The Words Between Us by Erin Bartels May - The Case of the Murderous Dr. Cream by Dean Jobb June - Wonderland by Zoje Stage July - The Last House on Needless Street by Catriona Ward May - Midnight at the Blackbird Cafe by Heather Webber July - Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein August - The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan GMPL has a few different genres of book clubs that will meet each month. There's something for everyone. ADULT PROGRAMMING ALWAYS Learning at the Library Tuesdays at 10 AM May 10, 17, 24, June 7, 14, 21, 28, July 12, 19, 26 August 9, 16, 23, 30 Join the Library and Grafton's own Always Best Care Senior Services for a weekly educational program, fun games, and included FREE lunch. Come and meet other seniors, socialize, and learn about all the great assistance available in your own community on a variety of topics! No registration required. Hope & Healing with Hospice of the Western Reserve Thursday, May 5, June 23, July 21, 10 AM Join Laurie Mason, LISW-S, ACHP-SW, Bereavement Coordinator for the Hospice of the Western Reserve, who will facilitate a support group for adults who have experienced the death of a loved one. Come and learn about helpful techniques to deal with your grief and find comfort in a supportive group setting. The Hospice of the Western Reserve asks those who have experienced the loss of a pet, a child under the age of eighteen, or a person who passed away from suicide or homicide to not attend this program. Registration required. Phone Photography: How to Make Your Cell Phone Pictures Look Professional Monday, May 16, 6:30 PM With graduations and summer vacations around the corner, come learn how to shoot photos like a professional with the camera you carry in your pocket. We will discuss basic framing, composition, lighting, and more to help you capture all your picture-perfect moments. Level Up Gaming Thursday, May 19, June 16, July 21, 6 PM Are you an adult who plays video games, but too old to attend teen programs? Then this program is for you. Come hang out with other adults and play video games. Enjoy one of our consoles or bring your own. Light refreshments. Know Your Rights: Workers and Homeowners with Legal Aid Monday, May 23, 6:30 PM Join lawyers from The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland for an informational Know Your Rights presentation. They will speak on the rights of workers and homeowners and answer any general questions you have on the topic. Unlock the Power to Overcome Thursday, June 2, 6:30 PM Join Mark Oster, author of the book Unlock the Power to Overcome: Inspiration to Renew Purpose and Hope and Staff Chaplain on the main campus of Cleveland Clinic, for a talk about spiritually—what he learned and what inspired him in working with patients and families going through hospitalizations and traumas. Mindful Breaks with Common Ground Wednesday, June 15, July 20, 10 AM Do you want to go from a feeling of burnout to a feeling of thriving? Do you wish you could be more responsive instead of reactive? Do you want to bring more awareness and focus into your everyday life? Join Karen Jaynes of Common Ground for two unique, interactive sessions of mindfulness activities and learn to live a more peaceful life. No experience necessary.