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Title
Date
Monday, July 06, 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, July 06, 2015
Time
5:30 PM
Description
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's a super-duper craft made by "super kids" of all ages. Library hours.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Main Library
8:30 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 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
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
10:30 AM

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Meet Jungle Terry's live animal friends in this interactive pet show.
For children of all ages
Location
Other
Library
Poland Library
11:30 AM

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 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, July 07, 2015
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Our Superhero Training Camp is looking for recruits! Tackle the obstacle course, exercise your muscles with feats of strength, and practice your target skills. Come dressed as your favorite superhero!
Location
Public Area
Library
Sebring Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Join magician Rory Rennick for an interactive, wacky performance where magic collides with reading. Fun for the whole family.
Location
Public Area
Library
Main Library
11:00 AM

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Magic collides with reading with Rory Rennick. For children of all ages. No reservations needed.
Location
Other
Library
Main Library
11:30 AM

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 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, July 08, 2015
Time
11:00 AM
Description
It's Hot, Hot, Hot! COOL off at our "frozen" extravaganza! Join us for games, crafts, music, snacks, and ICE cubes of fun!
Children of all Ages.
Location
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Magic collides with reading with Rory Rennick. For children of all ages. No reservations needed.
Location
Other
Library
Campbell Library
3:30 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 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, July 09, 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, July 09, 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, July 09, 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
Friday, July 10, 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, July 10, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Join us as we celebrate local community heroes. Have an opportunity to meet and speak with local police officers, paramedics and firefighters. Have fun exploring a police cruiser, ambulance and a fire truck! For children of all ages.
Location
Other
Library
Main Library
11:00 AM

Title
Date
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Join us for developmentally appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and other activities that will help your child become a successful reader. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Location
NP Large Meeting Room (A)
Library
Newport Library
11:15 AM

Title
Date
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Time
4:00 PM
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
NP Large Meeting Room (A)
Library
Newport Library
4:45 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 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
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
10:30 AM

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Our Superhero Training Camp is looking for recruits! Tackle the obstacle course, exercise your muscles with feats of strength, and practice your target skills. Come dressed as your favorite superhero!
Library
MetroParks Farm
11:00 AM

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 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, July 14, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Math tricks and puppets aplenty make Paula Adams' high energy, audience interactive show fun. For children of all ages.
Location
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
3:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 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, July 15, 2015
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Our Zoo to You brings an exotic animal show for kids of all ages!
Location
WE Children's Activity Room
Library
West Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 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, July 16, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Join Bob Durante for a show filled with riddles, puzzles and lots of comedy that will make participants a Reading Superhero.
Location
Public Area
Library
Sebring Library
11:00 AM

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Can Super Bear save Ravishing Reporter Ruby Rabbit from Villain Dirk Dastardly? Join magician Gordon Russ and help Super Bear solve the mystery. Fun for all ages.
Location
Other
Library
Struthers Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Our Superhero Training Camp is looking for recruits! Tackle the obstacle course, exercise your muscles with feats of strength, and practice your target skills. Come dressed as your favorite superhero! Registration required*.
Location
MN Large Meeting Room
Library
Main Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Can Super Bear save Ravishing Reporter Ruby Rabbit from Villain Dirk Dastardly? Join magician Gordon Russ and help Super Bear solve the mystery. Fun for all ages.
Location
TL Meeting Room
Library
Tri-Lakes Library
3:00 PM

Title
Date
Friday, July 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.
Location
BD Children's Activity Room
Library
Boardman Library
10:30 AM

Title
Date
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Meet Jungle Terry's live animal friends in the interactive pet show.
For children of all ages
Location
Other
Library
Brownlee Woods Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Monday, July 20, 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, July 20, 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, July 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
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
10:30 AM

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 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, July 22, 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, July 22, 2015
Time
11:00 AM
Description
It's Hot, Hot, Hot! Cool off at our "frozen" extravaganza! Join us for games, crafts, music, snacks, and ICE cubes of fun!
Children of all ages.
Location
TL Meeting Room
Library
Tri-Lakes Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 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, July 23, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Join Peg Flynn and Kim Lewis of the Mahoning County Green Team as they present Ellie Bethel’s book, Michael Recycle, during the library summer reading program. This adventurous tale is about a young superhero who visits a garbage-infested town called “Abberdoo-Rimey” and teaches its residents how to clean up and recycle. After reading the story, program participants will create decorative candy dishes using recovered plastic bottles and stickers. At the conclusion of the program, everyone will receive an Eco-Superheroes coloring book and information to share with their parents. This program is recommended for children in grades Pre-K through 3.
Location
Public Area
Library
Poland Library
3:00 PM

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 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, July 24, 2015
Time
2:30 PM
Description
Meet animals from the Akron Zoo. PLEASE NOTE: Akron Zoo follows a no touch policy on reptiles for children under five years of age and senior citizens. Fun for children of all ages.
Location
Other
Library
Newport Library
3:30 PM

Title
Date
Monday, July 27, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Join Mad Science of Northeast Ohio and be amazed while learning about super heroes of science! Get ready for a "hair-raising" experience with static electricity, giant swinging pendulums, bubbles of epic proportion, and more. For kids ages 3 and up.
Location
Reader Services-Nonfiction Area
Library
Main Library
10:45 AM

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 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
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
10:30 AM

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 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, July 28, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Meet animals from the Akron Zoo. PLEASE NOTE: Akron Zoo follows a no touch policy on reptiles for children under five years of age and senior citizens. Fun for children of all ages.
Location
Other
Library
East Library
3:00 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Join Peg Flynn and Kim Lewis of the Mahoning County Green Team as they present Ellie Bethel’s book, Michael Recycle, during the library summer reading program. This adventurous tale is about a young superhero who visits a garbage-infested town called “Abberdoo-Rimey” and teaches its residents how to clean up and recycle. After reading the story, program participants will create decorative candy dishes using recovered plastic bottles and stickers. At the conclusion of the program, everyone will receive an Eco-Superheroes coloring book and information to share with their parents. This program is recommended for children in grades Pre-K through 3.
Location
Public Area
Library
Brownlee Woods Library
3:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 29, 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, July 29, 2015
Time
11:00 AM
Description
See a fire truck and learn about fire safety from an Austintown firefighter. Crafts and other activities will be in the meeting room. For all age children.
Location
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
11:45 AM

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 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, July 30, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Join Peg Flynn and Kim Lewis of the Mahoning County Green Team as they present Ellie Bethel’s book, Michael Recycle, during the library summer reading program. This adventurous tale is about a young superhero who visits a garbage-infested town called “Abberdoo-Rimey” and teaches its residents how to clean up and recycle. After reading the story, program participants will create decorative candy dishes using recovered plastic bottles and stickers. At the conclusion of the program, everyone will receive an Eco-Superheroes coloring book and information to share with their parents. This program is recommended for children in grades Pre-K through 3.
Location
Public Area
Library
East Library
3:00 PM

Title
Date
Friday, July 31, 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 03, 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 03, 2015
Time
5:30 PM
Description
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's a super-duper craft made by "super kids" of all ages. Library hours.
Location
Children's Area
Library
Main Library
8:30 PM

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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)

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Note: drawings will take place after August 17.


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