Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Author Rick Porello will speak at the library Thursday, March 28 at 7 p.m.
The man behind the book To Kill the Irishman-The War That Crippled the Mafia will tell his story at the Beachwood Library Thursday. Rick Porello, who is Lyndhurst police chief by day and author by night, will talk about his book and how it became a film called Kill The Irishman. The book and movie tell the story of the Cleveland mob scene and the rise of infamous Irish-mobster Danny Greene. Porello published the book in 1998 and it was transformed to the silver screen in 2011 starring Ray Stevenson, Christopher Walken, Val Kilmer. Porello was credited as executive producer in the movie. Click here to register for the event.
Monday, June 20, 2011
We rounded up five bits of Beachwood news for the day
City Council: meets tonight at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers. Look for a preview later today and, if you can’t make it, find out what happened tomorrow on Beachwood Patch. Child time: For those a little young for Council, World of Difference, Ltd., will present The Ram in the Chile Patch at the Beachwood Library at 7 p.m. Best for kids ages 3 to 9. Chamber awards: The Beachwood Chamber of commerce is planning its first award reception, and they are looking for nominations for Citizen of the Year, Business of the Year and Civic Contribution. Get more information here. Choose your favorites: Today will come the third installment of our contest to win a $50 Beachwood Place gift card, and it’s so easy to enter! Get the details here, and look for …
Friday, April 29, 2011
Cuyahoga County Public Library one of first in country to roll out free app
Cuyahoga County Public Library is one of the first public libraries in the country to offer customers a smartphone app. CCPL Mobile is the name of this exciting new feature that brings customer convenience to a whole new level. The CCPL Mobile app is available to CCPL cardholders to download free from the app stores of all smartphone and tablet platforms. With CCPL Mobile you can self-check-out materials, access your account, search the catalog with minimal keystrokes, reserve and renew items, check the programming calendar, search online newspapers and magazines and read book reviews and summaries. You can also use it to find library branches and hours, text questions to the KnowItNow 24/7 reference service, and connect with the library …