Marijuana in OhioPosted: July 1st, 2015

socratesShould marijuana be legalized in Ohio? If so, in what capacity? That’s the subject at tonight’s Socrates Cafe, the community discussion group meeting at Ritter every first Wednesday at 7 p.m.

These world-wide groups are based on the Socratic concept that the more we talk – and talk with others – the more we learn. Ritter’s group is moderated by Jarret Pervola, professor of humanities at Lorain County Community College. Join us. No philosophy degree required!

Author Talk!Posted: June 25th, 2015

devil wears Jennifer Burge, a 1989 graduate of Vermilion High School, returns to her hometown to talk about her recent book “The Devil Wears Clogs” at a special author talk Tuesday, June 30 at 6:30 p.m. Burge calls the book a humorous memoir of “how not to live abroad”.

After spending the past fourteen years outside the U.S. in Europe, Asia and Australia, Burge says she’s learned a lot – and usually the hard way! Hear her tales of corporate backstabbing, cultural calamity and more.

Tech TutorPosted: June 22nd, 2015

tech tutorGot a question about using your e-reader, iPad or other tablet, or smartphone? Stop by for a free, 10-minute session with our friendly and knowledgeable tech tutor Wednesday, June 24 anytime between 6 and 8 pm. No registration needed. Need more time? Call 967-3798 to schedule a half-hour, one-on-one appointment.

Drive-up, Drop-off Donation DayPosted: June 15th, 2015

BooksDrive up to the east entrance and drop off your gently used books and videos this Saturday, June 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and we’ll help you unload your car. The Friends of Ritter’s annual book sale begins Tuesday, June 23 with a Friends-only presale from 4 to 8 p.m. Join at the door for just $5. The sale is open to the public June 24 to 28.

Zentangle Fun!Posted: June 10th, 2015

zentIf you’re a doodler or someone who’s re-discovered the Zen-like pleasures of coloring, you’re going to love this program. Zentangle designs are repeated patterns that, when combined, create beautiful art. You’ll succeed no matter how artistic you are – or aren’t!

Our instructor is a certified Zentangle teacher and you can see her designs at Reserve your seat for Wednesday, June 17 at 7 p.m. Call 967-3798 or go to the calendar.

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  • Thursday, July 02, 2015 - All Day Children's DepartmentDrop in anytime and create a card to send to the true heroes--our men and women in the armed forces! All supplies will be provi
  • Thursday, July 02, 2015 - 10:00 AM
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