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Title
Date
Monday, June 01, 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, June 02, 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, June 02, 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, June 03, 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, June 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.
Location
PO Children's Activity Room
Library
Poland Library
10:30 AM

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 03, 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, June 04, 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, June 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
BD Children's Activity Room
Library
Boardman Library
10:30 AM

Title
Date
Monday, June 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.
Library
MetroParks Farm
10:30 AM

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 09, 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
Children's Activity Room
Library
Austintown Library
10:30 AM

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 09, 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, June 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
PO Children's Activity Room
Library
Poland Library
10:30 AM

Title
Date
Thursday, June 11, 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, June 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 (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, June 11, 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, June 11, 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
Saturday, June 13, 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, June 15, 2015
Time
11:00 AM
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
Springfield Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Monday, June 15, 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, June 16, 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, June 16, 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, June 17, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
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
Poland Library
11:00 AM

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 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
Public Area
Library
Poland Library
10:30 AM

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Time
11:00 AM
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
TL Meeting Room
Library
Tri-Lakes Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, June 18, 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, June 18, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
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
Sebring Library
11:00 AM

Title
Date
Friday, June 19, 2015
Time
10:00 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.
Library
MetroParks Farm
11:00 AM

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

Title
Date
Friday, June 19, 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
Other
Library
Campbell Library
3:00 PM

Title
Date
Saturday, June 20, 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, June 20, 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
Monday, June 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.
Library
MetroParks Farm
10:30 AM

Title
Date
Monday, June 22, 2015
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Superhero Mark Wood loves to read books and he uses super powers, magic, juggling, and comedy to ward off the evil ERASER. For children of all ages.
Location
Other
Library
Brownlee Woods Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Monday, June 22, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Meet Jungle Terry's live animal friends in this interactive pet show.
For children of all ages.
Location
TL Meeting Room
Library
Tri-Lakes Library
3:00 PM

Title
Date
Monday, June 22, 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
Newport Library
3:00 PM

Title
Date
Monday, June 22, 2015
Time
3:00 PM
Description
Superhero Mark Wood loves to read books and he uses super powers, magic, juggling, and comedy to ward off the evil ERASER. For children of all ages.
Location
Public Area
Library
Springfield Library
4:00 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 23, 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, June 23, 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, June 23, 2015
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Meet educator and entertainer Jungle Bob and his many live animal friends. Fun for the whole family.
Location
ST Meeting Room
Library
Struthers Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Join Bob Durante for a show filled with riddles, puzzles and lots of comedy that will make participants a Reading Superhero.
Location
Other
Library
East Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Time
11:00 AM
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
Greenford Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Magic collides with reading with Rory Rennick. For children of all ages. No reservations needed.
Location
Other
Library
Newport Library
3:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Talking frogs, feisty princesses, silly wise women and more! A hilarious retelling of a timeless classic for the entire family. Presented by the Columbus Children's Theatre. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult. For all ages.
Location
Public Area
Library
Boardman Library
11:15 AM

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Meet Jungle Terry's live animal friends in this interactive pet show.
For children of all ages
Location
Public Area
Library
Sebring Library
11:00 AM

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 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
PO Children's Activity Room
Library
Poland Library
10:30 AM

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Time
11:00 AM
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
Main Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Talking frogs, feisty princesses, silly wise women and more! A hilarious retelling of a timeless classic for the entire family. Presented by the Columbus Children's Theatre. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult. For all ages.
Location
Public Area
Library
Boardman Library
3:15 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Time
11:00 AM
Description
The Carnegie Museum of Natural History will bring their life-sized Spinosaurus and guide you on a journey back to the age of dinosaurs. For children of all ages.
Location
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
12:30 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Join international gold medalist juggler, Matt Jergens, and watch him defy gravity in ways you've never seen. For children of all ages.
Location
Other
Library
West Library
3:00 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description
The Carnegie Museum of Natural History will bring their life-sized Spinosaurus and guide you on a journey back to the age of dinosaurs. For children of all ages.
Location
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
3:30 PM

Title
Date
Saturday, June 27, 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, June 27, 2015
Time
2:30 PM
Description
Join in Celebrate Poland by playing super-duper games for children of all ages!
Location
Other
Library
Poland Library
3:30 PM

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REGISTRATION PRIZES
(ages 1 mo. - 2 years)

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INCENTIVES
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DRAWINGS
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Note: drawings will take place after August 17.


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