1 4 L I B R A R Y L I A I S ON Novembe r /Decembe r 2019 631 East 222nd Street / Euclid, Ohio 44123 / (216) 261-5300 / November/December 2019 VOLUME 2 / ISSUE 6 LIBRARY HOURS MONDAY – THURSDAY 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM FRIDAY 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM SATURDAY 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM SUNDAY 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM LIBRARY CLOSED WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27 Early closure @ 5 PM THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28 Thanksgiving TUESDAY, DECEMBER 24 Christmas Eve WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 25 Christmas Day TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31 Early closure @ 5 PM BOARD of TRUSTEES The Euclid Public Library Board of Trustees meets the third Tuesday of every month at 6:30 PM. Upcoming Meetings: NOVEMBER 19 DECEMBER 17 Euclid Public Library Foundation Celebrates #GivingTuesday This #GivingTuesday, the Euclid Public Library Foundation will celebrate giving by hosting a special social media campaign to bring awareness to all the many ways the Euclid Public Library supports our community. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, this year’s #GivingTuesday will take place on December 3 and will kick off the giving season by inspiring people to collaborate and give back. Celebrate #GivingTuesday this year by considering a tax-deductible gift to the Foundation. To donate online, please visit on Tuesday, December 3. Thank you for your support! Thank you, Friends of the Library! With help from our Friends, Euclid Public Library earned more than $4,200 during the October Book Sale! Become a Board Member of the Friends of the Library The Friends of the Euclid Public Library is actively seeking new board members. Board members share a common goal to stimulate interest in the library, its many services, activities, and needs. The Board meets on the first Monday of the month at 7:00 PM to discuss Friends-sponsored activities and events at the library. Terms are limited, and no experience is necessary; all are welcome. For more information about the Board, please contact the Friends via email at Annual Cookie Baking Contest It’s time for our annual cookie baking contest! Sponsored by our Friends of the Library, we offer two prizes for each category, the first prize of $50 and the second prize of $25. Pick up an entry form in the library or visit our website for more info. Thank you for supporting the Euclid Public Library Foundation! Drop off Cookies 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Winners announced 3:00 PM SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Shore Room Passport Services In addition to offering hundreds of travel books and magazines, the library can also help you apply for your passport. U.S. citizens planning international travel may apply between the following hours: MON. – THURS. / 10 AM – 8 PM FRI. / 10 AM – 4 PM SAT. / 9 AM – 4 PM SUN. (October - May) / 1 PM – 4 PM All travelers, especially families of four or more, are encouraged to call (216) 261- 5300 ext. 5189 before coming to the library to determine the approximate wait-time for quicker service. Give back to EPL Using AmazonSmile this Holiday Season The Euclid Public Library Foundation is partnering with AmazonSmile to help raise funds. A percentage of every purchase you make on com will be donated back to the library! To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. Tens of millions of products on AmazonSmile are eligible for donations. You will see eligible products marked “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” on their product detail pages. On your first visit to AmazonSmile, you need to select the “Euclid Public Library Foundation” before you begin shopping. Amazon will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make will result in a donation. AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible purchases. Dessert with Madam CJ Walker THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7 7:00 PM / Erie & Babbitt Rooms Madam C.J. Walker, created specialized hair products for African-American hair and was one of the first American women to become a self-made millionaire. Join us this evening for an all-ages performance of Madam C.J. Walk- er, portrayed by living history performer Ver- nice Jackson from Women in History. Please call 261-5300 ext. 5100 or visit euclidlibrary. org/libcalendar to register for this program. 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