GRAFTON-MIDVIEW PUBLIC LIBRARY || SEPTEMBER - DECEMBER 2022 || REGISTER ONLINE AT GMPLIBRARY.ORG 7 Programs require registration unless otherwise notated. Registration begins August 17. ADULT PROGRAMMING Need help with your tech? Give us a call! We'll set up a one-on-one appointment for you. 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. TECH TUTOR Hope & Healing with the Hospice of the Western Reserve Thursdays, September 15, October 20, November 17, and December 15, 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. Hunting for Treasure with Metal Detecting Thursday, September 29, 6:30 PM Do you wonder what treasures are in your own backyard? Find out through metal detecting! Join local enthusiast Bruce Bishop for a deep dive into this fascinating activity that leads to exciting discoveries. Armored Warriors of the Deep Thursday, October 6, 6:30 PM Join Shipwreck Hunters Georgann and Mike Wachter for a presentation on early hard hat divers and their “dive armor.” Come hear tales of salvage and treasure about these early diving pioneers in the Great Lakes and see demonstrations of their commercial equipment! The Importance of a Community Health Center With Lorain County Health & Dentistry Monday, October 10, 6:30 PM During Cancer Screening Month, join Judy Cilona of Lorain County Health & Dentistry for a presentation on the value of a strong community healthcare system. She will share information about the services Lorain County Health & Dentistry provide and also discuss the importance of screening yourself for cancer and other key components of taking care of yourself. Training a Happy, Healthy Dog With Paramount Training Thursday, October 13, 6:30 PM Do you have a new puppy in your life you are trying to train? Are you attempting to teach an old dog new tricks? Do you want to learn more about man’s best friend? Join Mel McGrath of Paramount Dog Training and his four-legged friend for a crash course in dog care and obedience training. Discover what your furry friend truly needs to live a balanced life. History and Music of the 1960's Monday, November 7, 6:30 PM The 1960’s were full of historical importance and great music. Join Joel Keller for a deep dive into the memorable events, trends, and music of this turbulent decade. Joel will discuss the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr., John F. Kennedy, and Bobby Kennedy, The Civil Rights Act of 1964, the “Summer of Love” and the hippie movement, Woodstock, the British Invasion, and more. Brines, Rubs, & Marinades Thursday, November 10, 6 PM Learn the simple steps of brining your Thanksgiving bird from home chef Tami Mullins. Tami will also share great ideas for injecting pork butt, chicken, and delicious side dishes for the holidays. Be sure to pick up a list of her favorite store brands as well. Your stomach wants you here. Attendees will also enjoy tasty samples. The Discovery of a Masterpiece Monday, December 5, 6:30 PM Join Mallory Mortillaro, Curator of Collections for the Hartley Dodge Foundation in Madison, New Jersey, for a presentation on her incredible story of unearthing art history. While cataloging the artwork housed inside of the Hartley Dodge Memorial, she uncovered a masterpiece that had been lost to the art world since the 1930’s. Come and hear about the search for a mysterious piece’s provenance and how it became one of the biggest art finds in recent history. This is a hybrid program and can be attended either in person or on Zoom. Join Susan Cannavino of Presentations with Pizazz for a creative and informative presentation on the life of Edgar Allan Poe. This 19th century American writer suffered so much loss and death; as the tragedy of his life unfolded, Poe expressed his overwhelming sadness and suffering through his poetry and short stories. Registration required. A handkerchief is optional. This is a hybrid program and can be attended either in person or on Zoom. The Triumph and Tragedy of Edgar Allan Poe With Presentations with Pizzazz Tuesday, October 18, 6:30 PM ALWAYS Learning at the Library Tuesdays at 10 AM September 13, 20, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 8, 15, 29 December 6, 13, 20 Funny You Should Ask: A Comedy Presentation for Senior Adults Tuesday, September 27, 10 AM Join Joel Keller for a humorous hour of fast-paced jokes, one-liners, funny cartoons, and novelty songs—all especially for senior citizens. Registration is not required.