In the 1970s and '80s, several women dedicated themselves to resurrecting and revolutionizing American tap dance. Thinking On Their Feet tells their stories of breaking racial, gender, and artistic boundaries and instigating what is now known as the Tap Renaissance. –Filmmaker and Executive Director of the Chicago Dance History Project Jenai Cutcher West will give an introduction to the film and it’s subjects prior to the screening and participate in a Q&A session after.
Please join us as we welcome talented students from the Bowling Green State University College of Musical Arts for a live concert featuring a variety of instruments.
- Aleksander Tengesdal - cello
- Jonathan Britt - trumpet
- Mikhail Johnson - piano
- Octavian Moldovean - flute
- Christopher Murphy - saxophone
The Pro Musica organization supports student travel to music festivals and competitions through grants funded by donations from faculty, staff, and members of the community. Grant recipients are asked to give back to the community through outreach performances.
Admission and refreshments are free of charge.
Adult Hands-Only CPR, child CPR with breaths, adult and child AED use, infant CPR and relief of choking in an adult, child or infant. Primary audience: People who want to learn CPR but do not need a course completion card in CPR for their Job. Ideal for students parents, grandparents, babysitters and others interested in learning how to save a life. This is a free non-certification class. Register on-line or at Way Library.
Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) is a brooding, irritable loner who works as a handyman for a Boston apartment block. One damp winter day he gets a call summoning him to his hometown, north of the city. His brother’s heart has given out suddenly, and he’s been named guardian to his 16-year-old nephew. As if losing his only sibling and doubts about raising a teenager weren’t enough, his return to the past re-opens an unspeakable tragedy.
Adults only. Rated R for language throughout and sexual content. This movie is 137 minutes long. Refreshments and admission are free.
Did you know that “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” and “Mary Had a Little Lamb” were written by nineteenth-century women? Women poets wrote some of the most popular children’s verse of all time, yet for the mos t par t these author s a re no longer remembered. This talk will explore the forgotten history of nursery rhymes and the special role that women writers played in the evolution of children’s literature. Women writers often used children’s verse as an opportunity to experiment with rhythm, rhyme, and sound, so get ready to listen and chant for a fully immersive experience.
This program is made possible, in part, by the Ohio Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
This event is free and open to the public. Registration is not required.
Join Way Library and WGTE for a screening of “Hamilton’s America”, the PBS documentary that goes behind the scenes of the Tony Award-winning musical “Hamilton”. Stick around afterwards for a discussion of the documentary and the Ron Chernow biography Alexander Hamilton. Copies of the book will be available for checkout.
This event is free. Registration is not required.
You can now schedule appointments with the AARP free tax assistance program by calling the library at 419-874-3135 extension 136.
Scheduling starts February 13, 2017 for the AARP Tax Preparation Program! Local AARP TaxAide volunteers will begin assisting taxpayers with their 2016 Federal, Ohio and School District tax returns starting February 20, 2017 at the Way Library.
The site will be open Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., and Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The service is provided from February 20, 2017 through April 13, 2017.
Join presenters Vicki Gallagher, 577 Horticulturist, and Judy Hagen, City of Perrysburg Storm Water Management Educator to learn about the many different ways to compost.
Here’s what you’ll learn:
- how to make compost from table scraps and garden debris
- how to make your own garden fertilizer and compost tea
- other important facts about composting, from small scale with worms to large scale