12419 Cedar Rd, Cleveland Heights, OH 44106
(216) 791-2665

Effective January 30, 2020, our store hours are:

Tuesday and Wednesday: 10 am – 6 pm

Thursday and Friday: 10 am – 9 pm

Saturday: 10 am – 8 pm

Sunday: 11 am – 4 pm

Monday: Closed

info@appletree-books.com

Events

Story Time

Thursday, February 6th, 11 AM

Join us for an hour of fun and reading special stories taken from our shelves!

Our readers are all volunteers, and if you know of somebody that loves to read aloud to younger readers, please let Lorie know at the store by calling (216)791-2665, or via email at lorie@appletree-books.com

 

 

Dinner for Two with Chef Eric Wells

Thursday, February 6th, 7-8:30 pm

Chef Eric Wells offers dinner-for-two menus for Valentine’s Day and shares recipes from his recent book, Cooking with Chef Wells: Intimate Dinners for Two
(GAP Communications Group).

Have a glass of prosecco and sample one of Chef Wells’ appetizers!

No fee, but reservations requested by Tuesday, February 4.
RSVP to info@appletree-books.com or (216) 791-2665.

Chef Eric is a personal chef, caterer, and culinary instructor.  He was the first African American graduate of The International Culinary Arts and Sciences Institute in Chesterland, Ohio, in 2004, and started his Skye LaRae’s Culinary Services that same year.

He specializes in preparing intimate dinners for two in the comfort of couples’ homes. He provides everything to make the romantic evening complete; his service is like having an upscale restaurant in your dining room.

Chef Wells also teaches cooking classes. He has taught at Cornucopia at Bridgeport Place, Western Reserve School of Cooking, the Loretta Paganini School of Cooking, Sur La Table, and the Virginia Marti College of Art and Design. Chef Wells also teaches recreational cooking classes in homes. Great for dinner parties, the classes focus on a particular region and its cuisine.

Handmade Cards by Susan Stagno

Saturday, February 8th, 1-4 pm

Looking for something creative and locally made for Valentine’s Day?

Stop in and check out Shaker Heights artist Susan Stagno’s unique, handmade cards.

Story Time

Thursday, February 13th, 11 AM

Join us for an hour of fun and reading special stories taken from our shelves!

Our readers are all volunteers, and if you know of somebody that loves to read aloud to younger readers, please let Lorie know at the store by calling (216)791-2665, or via email at lorie@appletree-books.com

 

Meet The Artist: Maria Kaiser

Friday, February 14th, 7-8 pm
Join us for a reception with February’s artist, printmaker Maria Kaiser.

Fundraiser: The Music Settlement

Saturday, February 15th, 1-8 pm

A portion of all sales made between 1 and 8 pm today will be donated to the Music Settlement’s Early Childhood program.

 

Printmaking Workshop with Maria KaiserMariaKPrint

Saturday, February 22nd, 1-3 pm

Cleveland Heights resident, Maria Kaiser will lead a Printmaking Workshop in the store.

Learn about the various types of printmaking, and create a print of your own: a small art piece or greeting card.
All materials provided.
 Be sure to wear something you don’t mind getting dirty!

Limited to 6 participants.
No workshop fee, but reservations are required.
RSVP by Wednesday, February 19, to info@appletree-books.com or (216) 791-2665.

Story Time

Thursday, February 20th, 11 AM

Join us for an hour of fun and reading special stories taken from our shelves!

Our readers are all volunteers, and if you know of somebody that loves to read aloud to younger readers, please let Lorie know at the store by calling (216)791-2665, or via email at lorie@appletree-books.com

 

Special Story Time: Cleveland Association of Black Storytellers

Saturday, February 23rd, 2-3 pm

The master storytellers of the Cleveland Association of Black Storytellers share vital stories of African American history, culture, and traditions.

Bring your little ones to this special Storytime in celebration of Black History Month.
All are welcome!

Story Time

Thursday, February 27th, 11 AM

Join us for an hour of fun and reading special stories taken from our shelves!

Our readers are all volunteers, and if you know of somebody that loves to read aloud to younger readers, please let Lorie know at the store by calling (216)791-2665, or via email at lorie@appletree-books.com

 

Panel Discussion: New Stories from Refugees

Friday, February 28th, 6:30-9 pm, panel discussion begins at 7 pm

Panel discussion on the experiences and challenges of refugees in our area today.

Presented in conjunction with Us Together, Inc.

Panelists will include Cleveland-area refugees and individuals from Us Together and the Thomas Jefferson Newcomers Academy.

US Together, Inc. is a not-for-profit mutual assistance agency founded in 2003 as a response to the needs of refugees and immigrants in central Ohio.  It works to coordinate, organize, and initiate services to immigrants and refugees through education, advocacy, support services, information, referrals, and networking opportunities in order to strengthen the community that we live in.

As a Refugee Resettlement Agency and an affiliate of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, US Together welcomes refugees from all over the world who are forced to seek refuge in another country due to the inability to stay in their native country. Services are provided in Columbus, Cleveland, and Toledo offices. US Together serves people who came from many countries where their rights and very lives are in danger. They are starting their lives anew in the United States.

Never Judge a Book By Its Movie - Dracula

Saturday, March 7th, 7 pm

Join for a showing of Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992) directed by Francis Ford Coppola and a discussion Stoker’s 1897 book Dracula!

This Gothic horror story, probing into questions of identity, sanity and the dark corners of Victorian sexuality and desire, cemented our modern conception of the vampire and introduced many of the conventions of subsequent horror stories.

Read the book, then join us at Appletree to screen the film adaptation and discuss it.

Due to space considerations, screenings are limited to 10 people each.
RSVP to
info@appletree-books.com or tel:(216)791-2665.