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Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

CLEVELAND PUBLIC LIBRARY'S WRITERS & READERS SERIES KICKS OFF WITH JIMMY SANTIAGO BACA

Poet and author Jimmy Santiago Baca will tell his compelling story to at Cleveland Public Library this Saturday, September 24 at 2:00 p.m.
Baca had a troubled childhood and was a runaway at the age of thirteen. He was arrested on drug charges and served time in a maximum security prison, where he learned to read and write.. He has since gone on to publish 10 volumes of poetry, a collection of short stories, a novel, a memoir, a children's book, and two collections of stories for adolescents. He has devoted his life to writing and teaching others to overcome conflict in their lives, conducting hundreds of writing workshops in prisons, schools, community centers, libraries, and universities throughout the country.
The Cleveland Public Library's Writers & Readers series showcases the Library's role in promoting books and reading to the Greater Cleveland Community. All Cleveland Public Library Writers & Readers events are FREE and open to the public.


Where: Cleveland Public Library, Louis Stokes Wing Auditorium
Corner of East 6th and Superior.

When: Saturday, September 24
2:00 p.m.

Cleveland Public Library is the place for all Clevelanders to dream, create and grow. CPL serves four million patrons annually at 28 branches across the city, lending more than 6.5 million items from a collection of more than 10 million. CPL's library services are also available at the Public Administration Library in City Hall, "The People's University on Wheels" Bookmobile, Ohio Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled, and the On the Road to Reading literacy van. CPL is the home for the Ohio Center for the Book, CLEVNET library cooperation, and KnowItNow24x7 virtual reference service.


For more information about Cleveland Public Library, please visit cpl.org.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2011-09-22 09:19:40. Reply to Tracy_Kemp. Categories: CPL@CSU.

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

Join the celebration of our nation's heritage by participating in CSU's Constitution Day Events

Image of eagle and American Flag
Online Contest
Students can win the grand prize of a VikingCash Card valued at $75 or one of two VikingCash Cards valued at $25! Visit http://library.csuohio.edu/promos/constitution/ answer a few questions about the Constitution, and you could be a winner (winners announced on September 16 at noon in the Library)!

Constitution Day Commemoration
Friday, September 16, 2011
Noon
Rhodes Tower, 1st floor, Michael Schwartz Library

Join us in the Library for free cupcakes to commemorate Constitution Day. Winners of the Online Contest will also be announced.

Film Presentation and Discussion
Mapp v. Ohio: A Discussion of the 4th Amendment and the Exclusionary Rule
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (reception to follow)
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Moot Courtroom
1 free hour of CLE pending

Call 216-687-2345 for more information

1957 Mug shots of Dollree Mapp
1957 Mug shots of defendant Dollree
Mapp from Cleveland Memory. View photo.
In honor of Constitution Day, please join Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and Cleveland State University for a premier showing of the film The Constitution Project: Search and Seizure* which features Mapp v. Ohio, a landmark United States Supreme Court case on the 4th Amendment arising in the Cleveland Area. After the film, Professor Jonathan Witmer-Rich will lead a discussion about the exclusionary rule: what should happen when the police illegally invade someone's privacy, in violation of the Fourth Amendment? He will discuss the history of the exclusionary rule, describe the continued debate about the wisdom of excluding reliable evidence in a criminal trial, and then lead the audience in a discussion of that debate.
*This film is a project of the Leonore Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania in partnership with the Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands and it will not be officially released until Constitution Day 2012.

Displays
Visit two Constitution Day displays. The first, titled "We the People" is located on the 1st floor of the Michael Schwartz Library (in Rhodes Tower) and the Law display, which features information about the Mapp v. Ohio case, is located in the lobby near the entrance of the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Library.

Call 216-875-9734 for more information about Constitution Day.

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