Children

Children Program

Preschool Yoga

Date: 
07/27/2016 4:45 PM
Date: 
07/27/2016 6:15 PM
Other Info: 
For ages 4 and 5 with a caregiver. Register beginning July 11
Centerpeace Yoga Studio will lead two yoga classes for caregivers and their preschoolers on Wednesday, July 27. Preschool classes will be at 4:45 or 6:15 p.m. Register yourself and your child for this class beginning Monday, July 11 in person or by calling the children’s department at (330)688-3295 ext. 5. Caregivers and their little ones practice together a series of gentle poses and stretches set to stories and music. Learning age-appropriate awareness skills, practicing creative movement, and having fun together create the framework of this joyful, 30-minute family class.

Toddler Yoga

Date: 
07/27/2016 4:00 PM
Date: 
07/27/2016 5:30 PM
Other Info: 
For ages 2 and 3 with a caregiver. Register beginning July 11

Magic Show

Date: 
07/20/2016 6:00 PM
Date: 
07/20/2016 7:30 PM
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FREE tickets available beginning July 16
Families with kids of all ages, join magicians Jason and Stacy Alan, on Wednesday, July 20 at 6 or 7:30 p.m. for a high energy magic show with plenty of audience participation and lots of laughs! FREE tickets for this event will become available Saturday, July 16.

Hickey's Karate Night

Date: 
07/13/2016 4:45 PM
Date: 
07/13/2016 6:45 PM
Other Info: 
Kids ages 7 to 12. Register beginning June 27

Martial Arts help teach self-discipline, socialization skills, self-control and concentration while having fun! Kids ages 4 to 12, join us for a half-hour karate session on Wednesday, July 13. Kids ages 7 to 12 can attend a class at 4:45 or 6:45 p.m. Register by phone at (330)688-3295 ext. 5 or in person in the children’s room beginning June 27.

Hickey's Karate Night

Date: 
07/13/2016 4:00 PM
Date: 
07/13/2016 6:00 PM
Other Info: 
For ages 4 to 6 with a caregiver. Register beginning June 27.

Pet Show

Date: 
06/29/2016 7:00 PM
Other Info: 
Register pets beginning June 13
Join us for our annual Pet Show Wednesday, June 29 at 7 p.m. Registration required, starting June 13 for children 12 and under (only one pet per child). Any pet outside of a cage is required to show current shot records before the show, which will take place outside in the rear of the library; pets are not permitted inside. Space is limited, so register early! Every pet will be awarded a ribbon, and children will have a chance to vote for their favorite pet. We’ll have raffles too! Spectators are welcome and do not need to register.

Come Drum with Us! (Akron Steel Drum Band)

Date: 
06/22/2016 7:00 PM
Other Info: 
FREE tickets available beginning June 18
On Wednesday, June 22 at 7 p.m., join members of the University of Akron Alumni Steel Drum Band as they play, educate and involve you in the drumming! Beginning Saturday, June 18, FREE tickets for this event will be available at the children’s desk.

Jungle Bob’s Educational Animal Show

Date: 
06/15/2016 6:00 PM
Date: 
06/15/2016 7:30 PM
Other Info: 
This program is full.

This program is full.  Thank you for your interest.  Join Jungle Bob and his animal friends, which will include a hedgehog, python, a hissing cockroach and much more on Wednesday, June 15 at 6 or 7:30 p.m. Don’t miss this humorous, informative and interactive live animal show. FREE tickets will be available in the children’s department beginning June 11.

Doug Scheer’s Comedy Magic Show: The Laugh Factory

Date: 
06/11/2016 1:30 PM
Date: 
06/11/2016 3:00 PM
Other Info: 
FREE tickets available beginning June 4
Wacky Science Guy, Doug Scheer, is back for a Comedy Magic Show! From television appearances in Toronto to stages in Las Vegas, Doug Scheer has performed hysterical routines in more than 9,000 shows across North America. Forty minutes of wacky jokes, off-the-wall games, insane contests and magical surprises. Help us kick-off this year’s summer reading program with Doug Scheer’s Laugh Factory on Saturday, June 11 at 1:30 or 3 p.m. FREE tickets will be available in the children’s department beginning June 4.

Drop-In Craft

Date: 
06/10/2016 10:00 AM
Date: 
06/17/2016 10:00 AM
Date: 
06/24/2016 10:00 AM
Date: 
07/01/2016 10:00 AM
Date: 
07/08/2016 10:00 AM
Date: 
07/15/2016 10:00 AM
Date: 
07/22/2016 10:00 AM
Date: 
07/29/2016 10:00 AM
Other Info: 
Drop-in between 10:00 am and 1:00 pm

The drop-in crafts are intended for children to make on their own or with the help of a caregiver or teen volunteer. Sample, directions, and supplies are provided.

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