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The Soloist

February 1 - March 31
FOCUS on the Homeless Reading Glasses Drive. Joseph-Beth Booksellers is collecting new/gently used reading glasses and their cases for donation to homeless shelters through the Cincinnati Health Care for the Homeless Mobile Van. Store discounts for participants. Please call Joseph-Beth at 513-396-8960 for more information.

Sunday, February 8
2:00-4:00 p.m.
On the Same Page Launch and Reception, featuring a talk and book signing by author Steve Lopez, musical performances by the College Conservatory of Music, and an information fair with community organizations serving people who have mental illnesses or are homeless. Bring your musical instruments to donate to CCM's LINKS (Lonely Instruments for Needy Kids) program. Refreshments from Panera Bread.
Main Library

Sunday, February 8
6:00 p.m.
Book signing at Joseph Beth Booksellers
2692 Madison Road, (513) 396-8960.

Monday, February 9
7:00 p.m.
Steve Lopez will speak at the University of Cincinnati, in the Great Hall at Tangeman University Center. A book signing will follow.
265 Tangeman University Center, 513-556-0502

Tuesday, February 10
7:00 p.m.
Students, faculty, and alumni from UC's College Conservatory of Music will perform classical music selections tied to The Soloist. Bring your musical instruments to donate to CCM's LINKS (Lonely Instruments for Needy Kids) program.
Green Township Branch

Saturday, February 21
10:00 a.m.
Charles Braddock will share African Drum techniques. All ages.
Madeira Branch

Tuesday, February 24
6:30 p.m.
Living with Mental Illness. Learn about the personal experience of mental illness, find out about available mental health resources, strategies for coping with mental health issues, and how to fight stigma. Presented by the Recovery Center.
Monfort Heights Branch

Thursday, February 26
7:00 p.m.
Loveland music students with Rachel Bierken will perform.
Loveland Branch

Tuesday, March 3
6:30 p.m.
What Is Mental Illness?
Join staff from Cincinnati Children's Hospital for a presentation on the causes and effects of mental illness.
Pleasant Ridge Branch

Tuesday, March 3
7:00 p.m.
Coping with Mental Illness Join a staff member from Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services to learn what to do if a loved one is diagnosed with a mental illness and where to turn for help.
North Central Branch

Saturday, March 7
2:00 p.m.
Living with Mental Illness. Learn about the personal experience of mental illness, find out about available mental health resources, strategies for coping with mental health issues, and how to fight stigma. Presented by the Recovery Center.
Avondale Branch

Saturday, March 7
2:00 p.m.
Musical theater students from UC's College Conservatory of Music will perform.
Mariemont Branch

Sunday, March 8
2:00 p.m.
Chamber music prep students from UC's College Conservatory of Music will perform.
Popular Library Reading Lounge at 8th and Vine

Tuesday, March 10
7:00 p.m.
Viola group from UC's College Conservatory of Music will perform.
Avondale Branch

Friday, March 13
7:00 p.m. (Wine & cheese reception 6:30)
Join a social worker and a psychoanalyst for a special book discussion sponsored by The Association for Psychoanalytic Thought/Cincinnati Psychoanalytic Institute, 3001 Highland Avenue (Corryville) near University Hospital. Free parking available. Pre-registration is requested. Please contact Janet Wiehe by phone (513-531-0415) or email

Saturday, March 14
3:00 p.m.
Suzuki cello and violin students will perform.
Delhi Township Branch

Monday, March 16
7:00 p.m.
Living with Mental Illness. Learn about the personal experience of mental illness, find out about available mental health resources, strategies for coping with mental health issues, and how to fight stigma. Presented by the Recovery Center.
Sharonville Branch

Saturday, March 21
3:00 p.m.
Young violin and cello students from UC's College Conservatory of Music will perform.
Hyde Park Branch

Monday, March 23
6:00 p.m.
Living with Mental Illness. Learn about the personal experience of mental illness, find out about available mental health resources, strategies for coping with mental health issues, and how to fight stigma. Presented by the Recovery Center.
Walnut Hills Branch

Tuesday, March 24
6:00 p.m.
Living with Mental Illness. Learn about the personal experience of mental illness, find out about available mental health resources, strategies for coping with mental health issues, and how to fight stigma. Presented by the Recovery Center.
Green Township Branch

Tuesday, March 24
6:30 p.m.
Put a Face on Mental Illness
Learn first hand what it is like to live with a mental illness; signs and symptoms of mental illnesses; resources for help; and who/what The National Alliance on Mental Illness Hamilton County (located in Rookwood Tower) is/does.
Hyde Park Branch

Saturday, March 28
1:00 p.m.
Gallery Talk: The Soloist, Music and Art
Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive, 513-639-2995
Free, no reservations required. Meet in the Front Lobby. Visit their calendar for more details about programs and exhibits of interest

Monday, March 30
7:00 p.m.
Living with Mental Illness. Learn about the personal experience of mental illness, find out about available mental health resources, strategies for coping with mental health issues, and how to fight stigma. Presented by the Recovery Center.
Harrison Branch