Odds and Book Ends (Jan. 10-17)
Reel Talk-Book and Movie Discussion Group meets at 2:45 p.m. the second Monday of every month in Morley Library's meeting Room B, with the next meeting taking place Jan. 10. Books and DVDs are available at the check-out desk on the main floor. The library is located at 184 Phelps St. in Painesville. Details: 440-352-3383 or www.morleylibrary.org.
Cub Scouts can earn their Marble belt loop or academic pin from 7 to 8 p.m. Jan. 11 at Mentor Public Library, 8215 Mentor Ave. Presenter Walt Iliff will provide insight into the world of marbles. Registration is required: www.mentorpl.org or 440-255-8811, ext. 220.
Friends of the Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library will hold a large book/AV sale at the Willowick Library from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 14 and 15, and 1 to 5 p.m. Jan. 16. Willowick Public Library is located at 263 E. 305th St. Details: 440-943-4151 or www.welibrary.info.
Registration begins Jan. 10 for Paws to Read, set for 7 p.m. Jan. 19 at Mentor Public Library, 8215 Mentor Ave. Kids who are able to read independently are invited to sign up for a 30-minute session. We'll pair you with a gentle dog who is licensed and trained to be a good listener. Details: www.mentorpl.org or 440-255-8811, ext. 220.
The Friends of the Burton Public Library Chess Tournaments will be every Saturday in February at the library. This annual event has been drawing chess players from all over the area. Prior tournament competition is not necessary. Players need to bring a standard chess set, a sack lunch and beverage. Tournaments
for different age groups are scheduled as follows:
- Kindergarten through fifth grade: 10 a.m. Feb. 5 (expected to finish by 2 p.m.)
- Sixth through eighth grade: 10 a.m. Feb. 12
- Ninth through 12th grade: 10 a.m. Feb. 19 (expected to finish by 5 p.m.)
- Adults: 10 a.m. Feb. 26