Winter Programs 2014
Winter Reading Program
January 6-February 28
Adults and teens, join us for our first ever Winter Reading Program! Read a book or attend a program and fill out an entry slip for a chance to win a prize! Entry slips are available at the Adult and Teen Services desk. Call 330.499.4712 x 311, if you have any questions.
Holiday Ornament Bazaar
Tuesday, January 7 from 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
Done decking the halls, but not sure you want to keep all of your holiday cheer for next year? Then bring it to the library! Lay your unwanted holiday decorations on one of the tables downstairs and feel free to “shop” for something new to you. Don’t have anything you want to get rid of, but still want to “shop”? That’s okay too! Any decorations left on the table at 7 p.m. will be donated to a local charity. Please keep in mind that this is primarily an ornament swap. We won’t be able to accept large items, such as Christmas trees.
Saturday, January 11 from 2-3 p.m.
Did you know that “getting organized” is consistently among the top five New Year’s resolutions that people make? If you’ve committed to getting organized in 2014, local professional organizer Natalie Gallagher of Refined Rooms LLC can provide you with the framework you need to get started. During this presentation, you will learn basic principles of organizing, a four-step process for organizing any space, and the professional organizer’s Top Ten List of Must-Have Organizing Products. Space is limited so please register in advance beginning December 28.
Local Author Mike Johnson
Wednesday, January 15 from 2-3 p.m.
Come listen to local author, Mike Johnson, discuss his latest novel, A Season Forgotten. Set in Romania, Johnson’s novel chronicles the influx of citizen uprisings in April 1989 that marked the beginning of Eastern Europe’s resistance to Communism. Please register in advance beginning January 2.
Saturday, January 18 from 2-3:30 p.m.
Did you receive the newest tech gadget for Christmas? Want to learn more about the hottest apps? Then join us for Appy Hour! We’ll talk tech and serve light refreshments. Space is limited so please sign up in advance at the Adult and Teen Services desk beginning January 4.
Tuesday, January 21 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Do you love to cook? Are you always looking for new recipes to try? Join us for the very first installment in our bi-monthly cookbook club. Each meeting will have a theme. Check out one of our cookbooks that pertain to the theme and bring a covered dish to share the day of the meeting. We’ll spend the evening tasting each other’s dishes and discuss where we found each recipe. The theme of our first meeting will be soup as January is National Soup Month! Future themes will be discussed at our first meeting. Silverware and plates will be provided. Registration is required, so please sign up in advance beginning January 7.
Local Author Jeanne Grimes
Saturday, February 8 from 2-3 p.m.
Come listen to Jeanne Grimes discuss her book, I Painted the Light, a moving account of her journey toward healing following years of childhood sexual abuse. Please register in advance beginning January 25.
Tuesday, February 18 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Learn how to make a simple winter craft. All materials will be provided. Space is limited, please register in advance beginning February 4.
Meditation and Relaxation
Saturday, February 22 from 2-3 p.m.
Still trying to recover from the holidays? Join Juanita Mazzarella as she helps us explore the world of meditation as a form of relaxation. Please register in advance beginning February 8.
Saturday, March 8 from 2-3 p.m.
Join us as we explore the world of crafting together. All materials will be provided. Space is limited, so please sign up in advance beginning February 22.
Irish Cooking with Chef Sarah
Wednesday, March 12 at 6 p.m.
Chef Sarah is back! Learn to cook up some traditional Irish meals to create your own pot of gold for your family! Recipes to include Corned Beef and Cabbage, Irish Soda Bread and more! As always, space is limited. Please register in advance beginning February 26.
Tuesday, March 18 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Do you love to cook? Are you always looking for new recipes to try? Then join us for the second installment in our bi-monthly cookbook club series. Each meeting is themed. Call the Adult/Teen Services Desk to ask what the theme for March is as it was determined during our January meeting. Check out a cookbook that pertains to the theme and bring a covered dish to share the day of the meeting. We’ll spend the evening tasting each others’ dishes and discuss where we found each recipe. It’s that easy! Registration is required, so please sign up in advance beginning March 4.
PC Basics: Keyboard? Mouse? OS?
Second Wednesday of each month from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
If these are terms that confuse you, this is the class for you! This class focuses on the very essentials of computer operation. If you are new to computers, or looking for a refresher come and join us. Please register to attend in advance at 330.499.4712 x311.
The Morning News Discussion Group
Third Friday of the month at 10:05 a.m.
Discuss the headlines of the day with this lively group. No registration required.
Knitting Club for Adults
First Monday of the month at 6 p.m.
This is a self-directed group. Please bring your yarn, needles and friends and let the fun begin! All skill levels welcome! No registration required.
Friends of the Library Meetings
Second Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m.
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First Monday Book Chat
First Monday of the month at 2 p.m.
Readable History Book Discussion
Second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m.
Unforgettable Mysteries Book Club
First Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m.
Focus on Social Issues Book Group
Third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m.
*this group meets off-site