Summer Discovery at the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County
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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Join us for developmentally appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and other activities that will help your child (ages 2-3) become a successful reader. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Location
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
10:30 AM

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
You're all superheroes! Celebrate your summer accomplishments at a party filled with FUN and snacks! For children of all ages.
Location
Public Area
Library
Sebring Library
10:40 AM

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
For caregivers and their little ones who are 6 to 23 months. Twenty minutes of language enrichment including rhymes, songs and stories, followed by time to play and socialize. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Location
PO Children's Activity Room
Library
Poland Library
10:30 AM

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Time
11:30 AM
Description
This program is for 4 and 5 year olds to help develop pre-literacy and kindergarten readiness skills. We will use books, stories, rhymes, music, movement, and crafts to help your child get ready for kindergarten.
Location
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
12:15 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
For children ages 2-5 who are accompanied by a caregiver. Join us for a variety of musical and movement activities that appeal to the "young and restless," stimulate brain development, and motivate language learning. Adults and kids, get ready to act out stories and rhymes, sing and dance, and talk and play!
Location
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
10:30 AM

Title
Date
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Time
11:00 AM
Description
You're all superheroes! Celebrate your summer accomplishments at a party filled with FUN and snacks! For children of all ages.
Location
Public Area
Library
Greenford Library
11:40 AM

Title
Date
Friday, August 07, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
For caregivers and their little ones who are 6 to 23 months. Twenty minutes of language enrichment including rhymes, songs and stories, followed by time to play and socialize. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Location
BD Children's Activity Room
Library
Boardman Library
10:30 AM

Title
Date
Monday, August 10, 2015
Time
11:00 AM
Description
You're all superheroes! Celebrate your summer accomplishments at a party filled with FUN and snacks! For children of all ages.
Location
TL Meeting Room
Library
Tri-Lakes Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Monday, August 10, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description
You're all superheroes! Celebrate your summer accomplishments at a party filled with FUN and snacks! For children of all ages.
Location
Other
Library
Poland Library
3:00 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
For caregivers and their little ones who are 6 to 23 months. Twenty minutes of language enrichment including rhymes, songs and stories, followed by time to play and socialize. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Location
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
10:30 AM

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Join us for a variety of musical and movement activities that appeal to the "young and restless," stimulate brain development, and motivate language learning. Adults and kids, get ready to act out stories and rhymes, sing and dance, and talk and play! For children ages 2-5 who are accompanied by a caregiver.
Location
TL Meeting Room
Library
Tri-Lakes Library
11:30 AM

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Time
4:00 PM
Description
In the battle with the villains, the city was destroyed. Use your "super" artistic abilities to help us rebuild!
Location
Public Area
Library
East Library
4:45 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
For caregivers and their little ones who are 6 to 23 months. Twenty minutes of language enrichment including rhymes, songs and stories, followed by time to play and socialize. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Location
PO Children's Activity Room
Library
Poland Library
10:30 AM

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Time
11:00 AM
Description
You're all superheroes! Celebrate your summer accomplishments at a party filled with FUN and snacks! For children of all ages.
Location
Public Area
Library
Springfield Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Time
4:00 PM
Description
In the battle with the villains, the city was destroyed. Use your "super" artistic abilities and Lego skills to help us rebuild!
Location
Public Area
Library
Newport Library
4:45 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Time
6:00 PM
Description
You're all superheroes! Celebrate your summer accomplishments at a party filled with FUN and snacks! For children of all ages.
Location
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
7:00 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
For children ages 2-5 who are accompanied by a caregiver. Join us for a variety of musical and movement activities that appeal to the "young and restless," stimulate brain development, and motivate language learning. Adults and kids, get ready to act out stories and rhymes, sing and dance, and talk and play!
Location
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
10:30 AM

Title
Date
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Join us for developmentally appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and other activities that will help your child (ages 2-3) become a successful reader. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Location
PO Children's Activity Room
Library
Poland Library
11:00 AM

Title
Date
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Time
11:00 AM
Description
For caregivers and their little ones who are 6 to 23 months. Twenty minutes of language enrichment including rhymes, songs and stories, followed by time to play and socialize. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Location
TL Meeting Room
Library
Tri-Lakes Library
11:25 AM

Title
Date
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Join us for developmentally appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and other activities that will help your child (ages 4-5) become a successful reader. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Location
PO Children's Activity Room
Library
Poland Library
1:30 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Time
4:00 PM
Description
In the battle with the villains, the city was destroyed. Use your "super" artistic abilities to help us rebuild!
Location
Public Area
Library
West Library
4:45 PM

Title
Date
Friday, August 14, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
For caregivers and their little ones who are 6 to 23 months. Twenty minutes of language enrichment including rhymes, songs and stories, followed by time to play and socialize. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Location
BD Children's Activity Room
Library
Boardman Library
10:30 AM

Title
Date
Friday, August 14, 2015
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Join us for this read-a-thon and choose from a menu of adventure, mystery, fantasy and/or science fiction. We'll provide pizza, drinks, and junk food to enjoy while you read. Bring your bean bag chair, your favorite pillow, sleeping bag, and DON'T FORGET A BLANKET. See if you have what it takes to read for 4 straight hours. Sign up now to reserve your spot. You can join us any time during the event. Register online at www.libraryvisit.org, or call 330.744.8636 and ask for the Boardman Library. For grades 4-12.
Location
BD Meeting Room
Library
Boardman Library
3:00 PM

Title
Date
Monday, August 17, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
For caregivers and their little ones who are 6 to 23 months. Twenty minutes of language enrichment including rhymes, songs, and stories, followed by time to play and socialize. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Library
MetroParks Farm
10:30 AM

Title
Date
Monday, August 17, 2015
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Join us for developmentally appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and other activities that will help your child (ages 4-5) become a successful reader. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Main Library
7:00 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
For caregivers and their little ones who are 6 to 23 months. Twenty minutes of language enrichment including rhymes, songs and stories, followed by time to play and socialize. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Location
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
10:30 AM

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Join us for a variety of musical and movement activities that appeal to the "young and restless," stimulate brain development, and motivate language learning. Adults and kids, get ready to act out stories and rhymes, sing and dance, and talk and play! For children ages 2-5 who are accompanied by a caregiver.
Location
TL Meeting Room
Library
Tri-Lakes Library
11:30 AM

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
For caregivers and their little ones who are 6 to 23 months. Twenty minutes of language enrichment including rhymes, songs and stories, followed by time to play and socialize. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Location
PO Children's Activity Room
Library
Poland Library
10:30 AM

Title
Date
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
For children ages 2-5 who are accompanied by a caregiver. Join us for a variety of musical and movement activities that appeal to the "young and restless," stimulate brain development, and motivate language learning. Adults and kids, get ready to act out stories and rhymes, sing and dance, and talk and play!
Location
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
10:30 AM

Title
Date
Friday, August 21, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
For caregivers and their little ones who are 6 to 23 months. Twenty minutes of language enrichment including rhymes, songs and stories, followed by time to play and socialize. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Location
BD Children's Activity Room
Library
Boardman Library
10:30 AM

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
For caregivers and their little ones who are 6 to 23 months. Twenty minutes of language enrichment including rhymes, songs and stories, followed by time to play and socialize. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Location
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
10:30 AM

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Join us for a variety of musical and movement activities that appeal to the "young and restless," stimulate brain development, and motivate language learning. Adults and kids, get ready to act out stories and rhymes, sing and dance, and talk and play! For children ages 2-5 who are accompanied by a caregiver.
Location
TL Meeting Room
Library
Tri-Lakes Library
11:30 AM

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
For caregivers and their little ones who are 6 to 23 months. Twenty minutes of language enrichment including rhymes, songs and stories, followed by time to play and socialize. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Location
PO Children's Activity Room
Library
Poland Library
10:30 AM

Title
Date
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
For children ages 2-5 who are accompanied by a caregiver. Join us for a variety of musical and movement activities that appeal to the "young and restless," stimulate brain development, and motivate language learning. Adults and kids, get ready to act out stories and rhymes, sing and dance, and talk and play!
Location
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
10:30 AM

Title
Date
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Time
6:30 PM
Description
You're all superheroes! Celebrate your summer accomplishments at a party filled with FUN and snacks! For children of all ages.
Location
MN Large Meeting Room
Library
Main Library
7:30 PM

Title
Date
Friday, August 28, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
For caregivers and their little ones who are 6 to 23 months. Twenty minutes of language enrichment including rhymes, songs and stories, followed by time to play and socialize. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Location
BD Children's Activity Room
Library
Boardman Library
10:30 AM

Title
Date
Thursday, September 03, 2015
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Join us for a variety of musical and movement activities that appeal to the "young and restless," stimulate brain development, and motivate language learning. Adults and kids, get ready to act out stories and rhymes, sing and dance, and talk and play! For children ages 2-5 who are accompanied by a caregiver.
Location
TL Meeting Room
Library
Tri-Lakes Library
11:30 AM

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Important Messages

REGISTER TO GET A PRIZE!

Then pick up your prize and activities log at any library.

REGISTRATION PRIZES
(ages 1 mo. - 2 years)

Stop by any library and pick up your early literacy activity log and a coupon for a free ice cream cone from Dairy Queen!*
Along with your log, you may receive other coupons donated by local businesses*

INCENTIVES
(ages 1 mo. - 2 years)

When you’ve completed your activities, return the sheet to your local library and pick up your child’s incentives.
After completing 5 activities… You get a book!*
After completing 10 activities… You get a sippy cup!*

DRAWINGS
(ages 1 mo. - 2 years)

Kids who complete 10 activities will have a chance to win a $25.00 gift card from Toys "R" Us.
Note: drawings will take place after August 17.


*While supplies last.

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Reviews
Review
We looked at the letter E for Ethan, and we talked about ears, emus, elephants, and eggs. We also said a bunch of nursery rhymes like Old King Cole, Little Miss Muffett, Rub a Dub Dub, Jack Be Nimble, and Hey Diddle Diddle.
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Multiple Books
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Went to library program
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This Rapunzel story is beautifully illustrated, and can also be found in the audio books section. Captivating for little princesses.
Title
Rapunzel
Author
Paul O. Zelinsky
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Review
We went for a walk and saw raccoon tracks.
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Review
My daughter loved this book! We read it seriously 20 times in week period!
Title
Dirth Girt
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Review
Went to Jungle Bob at Struther Library. What a fun show!

Went to Sleeping Beauty at Boardman Library! Had a great time!
Rating
Title
Where is baby's belly button
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Title
What color is Bears underwear
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Title
The teddy potty book
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