PAWSibilities Humane Society of Greater Akron takes good care of the dogs, cats, and other animals in their care; however, what they really need is a loving home with you and your family. Visit the library on August 6 from 6 to 8 PM to find the perfect companion animal or to discuss the topic of adoption.
Play the creative videogame Minecraft against each other on our library server. We'll have different challenges each session, with some in Creative Mode and some in Survival Mode.
See the changes made in the library this year and enter to win a $50 gift card. Those with smartphones can use QR codes for clues or follow written clues. Visa gift card compliments of the Friends of the Library.
Come in starting today, check out books, and win prizes! See all the details here.
Play the creative videogame Minecraft against each other on our library server. We'll have different challenges each session, with some in Creative Mode and some in Survival Mode. A paid Minecraft account is NOT neccessary, as you will be logging in to our special version of the game on the library's lab computers. For grades 7 to 12 (completed 6th grade). Space is limited, so signup is required; limit of 3 sessions per teen, so that everyone has a chance to play.
Have a soak-tacular time playing in a 20 ft. square area of FOAM! Think of an outdoor bubble bath, but without the water--just lots and lots of bubbles! Wear a bathing suit and/or old clothes, and bring a towel. The foam is hypo-allergenic and nontoxic, but you will get WET! The foam will be at a lower height/volume for the first hour and higher for the second.
Teens 12-18 are invited to spend an evening at the library after hours, as part of a nationwide event. Our teens will “virtually” meet teens from over 50 other libraries around the country and have fun in the library at night! Activities will include:
Play online video games against other teens at their lock-ins
Make a craft
Take part in a Photo Scavenger Hunt
Toshokan: the Japanese word for "library"
Learn how to make all kinds of fun things from duct tape, from wallets to rings to hats and more! All supplies provided. For grades 7 to 12.
Flex your Super Strength and Super Trivia skills at this celebration of all things Superman. Play superhero/supervillain games, including Clark Kent Jeopardy, watch movie clips on the history of Superman, and eat Super Snacks. Is Superman not your favorite superhero? Come to the party and tell us why your superhero is better! Door prize is two free tickets to the new Superman movie, "Man of Steel"! For ages 12 to 18.