Cooper Memorial Library is hosting another great season of programming, with fabulous events to capture everyone’s tastes and interests. On that note, we proudly present our programs for April through June 2014.
The Pastfinders Genealogy group meets on the second Thursday of the month from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in Room 108. Their next meetings are Thursday, April 10th, and May 8th. There are no meetings in June, July, and August. They will resume meetings again on September 11th.
The CML Book Club meets on the third Tuesday of the month, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., in Room 108. Their next meetings are Tuesday, April 15th, May 20th, and June 17th.
Opera@theLibrary continues its successful monthly programs in Room 108 B on the fourth Monday of the month from 1:45 to 5:00 p.m. with informative lectures and outstanding opera performances for the general public. Our April 28th program will be Verdi’s Rigoletto, with Puccini’s Madama Butterfly on May 19th, and Jules Massenet’s Cendrillon on June 23rd.
Our new Movies@theLibrary program for 2014 is in full swing and everyone is invited to enjoy a free block-buster movie. Movies are shown at 2:00 p.m. on Mondays in room 108 B on April 14th and May 12th. Watch a new blockbuster movie and enjoy free popcorn and soda. All movies are rated PG-13 so call the library at 352-536-2275 for all the movie details.
Our computer classes are in full gear and we are offering free classes on Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. in room 202 (Computer Lab) with Word Basics on April 10th and Gmail Basics on May 15th. Pre-Registration is required for these classes as seating is limited.
Our Cooper Concert Series 2014 will feature two great performances. On Monday, May 5th we will present The Rite of Spring, the ballet featuring the music of Igor Stravinsky, at 2:00 p.m.in room 108 B. On Tuesday, May 6th we will feature harpist Victoria Schultz in a live performance from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. on the Main Floor.
To commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day 2014 we will be presenting Comics, Cartoons, & Children of the Holocaust: Dr Seuss &Superman as anti-Nazi allegory , a special program to be held on Thursday, April 10th, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. in room 108. Dr. Sheryl Needle Cohn, Ed.D., will be the guest speaker for the event. Dr. Cohn is a published author, playwright, and musical theatre director. Dr. Cohn will also be available to sign her inspirational new book, The Boy in the Suitcase: Holocaust Family Stories of Survival, which will be available for purchase at this event.
Join Debra Reda of the Clermont Garden Club for “Spring in the Hills: A Virtual Garden Walk”, as she takes us on a virtual tour of some of our area’s most beautiful gardens and yards. This program is sponsored by our Clermont Garden Club and starts at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, April 25th, in room 108.
Pictured is Harpist, Victoria Schultz