Meet the author of Bad Day Go Away. Sarah Canter will be signing books and answering questions in the library’s Children’s Department from 10 AM until Noon. Bad Day Go Away is a children’s book that teaches simple stress reduction techniques and mindfulness practices to kids, especially those that are experiencing any negative feelings that may make their day seem bad. The book also includes two extra pages at the end of the story that give specific tips on stress reduction/mindfulness practices.
Ring in the holidays with a special reading of “The Nutcracker” on November 15 at 2 p.m. Ballet Theatre of Ohio sponsors this event, and a mystery character from the ballet will tell the magical tale. As you listen, you will be transported to a Victorian Christmas with Clara and her family, and join her in the dream world of the Kingdom of Sweets.
Minecraft Mania - October 17, 2014 - No school? Nothing to do? Kids aged 6-12 can join Miss Chris in the computer lab for Minecraft! There will be two sessions available. Choose from either 1:00-2:00 pm or 2:15-3:15 pm. Registration is required. Please call the Children's Department at 330-688-3295, ext. 5 to register beginning September 29, 2014.
Little Clickers is an interactive technology class in which one 3 to 5-year-old child and a parent/caregiver work together to learn about computers.
Join Miss Amanda for a special story time at Handel's, located at 3048 Graham Road. All day Handel's will donate 50 cents of sales from any menu item to the Library Foundation. Participants must present the flyer (located here) at checkout or show a coupon via e-mail. All ages are welcome and no registration is required.
Join Miss Chris for a story and building fun using legos and blocks from 4:15-5:00 pm on select Wednesdays this fall. No registration is necessary for this activity.
Kids in Kindergarten through 2nd grade can join Miss Chris on select Monday afternoons from 4:15-5:00pm for a fun-filled program. We will listen to stories, play games, participate in creative activities and practice i-Pad skills. No registration is required for this program. Come to one session or attend them all.
Kids in kindergarten-3rd grade can join Miss Chris on Wednesday, September 17 and Wednesday, October 15 from 7 pm to 8 pm for a fun-filled math exploration. This activity based program will offer kids the opportunity to delve into math concepts while listening to stories, playing games, participating in hands-on activities, playing with iPads and enjoying a math based snack. Registration is required, starting September 3, by calling 330-688-3295, ext. 5 or going online. When registering online, please register using the name of the child attending the program.