Library Corner: Library offering E-reader workshops during March
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The Friends of the Library Association has announced that Dr. William Bass, founder of the University of Tennessee Body Farm, will be coming to Cleveland April 16 for a speaking engagement.

The talk by Bass will be held at the Little Theater in the Village Green Town Center at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will go on sale March 18 at the library. Adult tickets will cost $10 and student tickets $5. There will be a limited “Meet and Eat” reception before the evening talk with wine and heavy hors d’oeuvres served. Reservations for the reception and reserved seating to the talk will be $75 per person.

Catch up on some reading during these last cold and rainy days of winter. Here are the top five novels in 2012 for Fiction and Mystery/Thriller according to Goodreads, a “social cataloging” website that boasts 10 million readers.

Fiction Top Five includes: “The Casual Vacancy” by J.K. Rowling, “Where We Belong” by Emily Giffin, “Home Front” by Kristen Hannah, “The Age of Miracles” by Karen Thompson Walker and “This is How You Lose Her” by Junot Diaz.

The Top Five Mystery/Thriller includes: “Gone Girl” by Gillian Flynn, “Celebrity In Death” by J.D. Robb, “11th Hour” by James Patterson, “Defending Jacob” by William Landay and “The Beautiful Mystery” by Louise Penny.

All books are available at your public library.

March computer classes are available for registration. All classes require a $5 refundable deposit and are free of charge to all patrons with a valid library card on a first-come, first-served basis:

Basic Computer: March 3 and 6, 10 a.m. to noon; Intermediate Computer: March 19 and 21, 3 to 5 p.m.; Beginning Email: March 18 and 20, 10 a.m. to noon; Excel: March 25-28, 3 to 5 p.m.; Basic Internet: March 11 and 13, 10 a.m. to noon; PowerPoint: March 12 and 14, 3 to 5 p.m.; and Word: March 5 and 7, 3 to 5 p.m.

The following E-reader Workshops will be offered during the month: March 9: Barnes & Noble Nook from noon to 2 p.m., Android Devices, from 2 to 4 p.m.; March 15: Amazon Kindle from noon to 2 p.m.; March 23: iPad and iPhones from noon to 2.p.m.

For more information about the library and its services, go to www.clevelandlibrary.org.