Summer Reading at the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County
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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Friday, August 01, 2014
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Learn about Augmented Reality (AR) apps and how you can use them for: education, fun, and business. Every age, from toddler through adults, can use AR. Recommended for attendees to bring whatever iOS or Android devices they have for hands-on practice with AR. Register by calling 330.744.8636 or online at www.libraryvisit.org/programs
Location
NP Large Meeting Room (A)
Library
Newport Library
4:00 PM

Title
Date
Monday, August 04, 2014
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Become a scientific detective and discover the secrets of candy! We will dissolve, squash, and blow up candy. You might even get a piece of candy to eat. For school-age children.
Location
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Monday, August 04, 2014
Time
11:00 AM
Description
And why is he so upset? Find out when the Green Team and Green Youngstown read his story and make a Barbette Swartly or a Harvey Bender doll using reused folders. For kids of all ages.
Location
Public Area
Library
Springfield Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Monday, August 04, 2014
Time
5:30 PM
Description
Hey, kids! Want to use an iPad? Hey, adults! Want to motivate your child to learn? Call 330.744.8636 and ask for a librarian at Main Library. We'll ask for the subject area you'd like to explore with your child and schedule you for a 30 minute or hour session with the Library's iPad. Registration and adult ID (valid license, state ID or library card) is required. Child must be accompanied by an adult. Appointments are available from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For kids from age four to those in sixth grade.

Location
Children's Area
Library
Main Library
8:30 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Wrap up summer in a big way with fun activities for children of all ages.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Canfield Library
11:00 AM

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Join us as we experiment with music and the science of sound! For children in grades K-6.
Location
MN Large Meeting Room
Library
Main Library
11:00 AM

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Become a scientific detective and discover the secrets of candy! We will dissolve, squash, and blow up candy. You might even get a piece of candy to eat. For school-age children.
Location
TL Meeting Room
Library
Tri-Lakes Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
3:00 PM
Description
Wrap up summer in a big way with fun activities for children of all
ages!
Location
Public Area
Library
Greenford Library
4:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Meet and enjoy creating Lego designs. Legos will be provided. For kids, age 6 and up.
Location
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
7:00 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Wrap up summer in a big way with fun activities for children of all ages.
Location
Public Area
Library
Sebring Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Saturday, August 09, 2014
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Take a walk around the East Library and read a book while you enjoy the outdoors. Then come inside for an activity. Children of all ages.
This is a self-guided activity so children must be supervised by an adult while outside.
Location
Other
Library
East Library
6:00 PM

Title
Date
Saturday, August 09, 2014
Time
2:30 PM
Description
You'd be amazed at the wild & wacky things you can do with regular old household or store-bought stuff! Come join us for some hands-on science fun. For tweens and teens in grades 4 & up.
Location
MN Large Meeting Room
Library
Main Library
4:00 PM

Title
Date
Monday, August 11, 2014
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Do you want pet a chinchilla? Hold a python? Touch a fox? Do you want to learn about animals? Join Outback Ray and his amazing animals, and you’ll do all this, and have fun, too. Fun for the whole family.
Location
EA Meeting Room
Library
East Library
11:00 AM

Title
Date
Monday, August 11, 2014
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Wrap up summer reading at the library with stories and more fun for children of all ages.
Location
Public Area
Library
Springfield Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Monday, August 11, 2014
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Explore the wacky world of puppets at the library's week long puppet camp. We will build and learn to work with a variety of puppets including sock, stick and glove puppets, masks, and more. On Friday we will host a 3:00 pm performance for the public featuring the puppets that the campers have built. Puppet camp will take place at the Poland Library, August 11-15 from 2:00-3:30 pm, for ages 10-17. Registration is required and limited to 20 participants. To register, please call 330.744-8636 and ask for the Poland Library. Puppet Camp is being held in collaboration with Youngstown State University Theater Department.
Location
Other
Library
Poland Library
3:30 PM

Title
Date
Monday, August 11, 2014
Time
2:30 PM
Description
Take some old t-shirts and turn them into reusable shopping bags. For grades 5-12.
Location
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
3:30 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Meet and enjoy creating Lego designs. Legos will be provided. For kids,ages 6 and up.
Location
TL Meeting Room
Library
Tri-Lakes Library
7:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Time
2:30 PM
Description
Join us for a Movie Matinee. Please bring your own snacks and drinks to enjoy during the movie! Children age 7 yrs & younger must be with an Adult. Movie will be rated PG-13 to G. For all ages
Location
MN Large Meeting Room
Library
Main Library
5:00 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Time
2:00 PM
Description
An outdoor program for tweens. Come dressed for water games and have fun tossing water balloons and playing beach ball volleyball. Share your favorite "beach read" over a freeze pop treat. Program held indoors if raining. For tweens in Grades 4-6.
Location
BD Meeting Room
Library
Boardman Library
3:00 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Time
2:30 PM
Description
Meet and enjoy creating Lego designs. Legos will be provided. For kids, ages 6 and up.
Location
MN Large Meeting Room
Library
Main Library
3:30 PM

Title
Date
Monday, August 18, 2014
Time
6:30 PM
Description
PARTY ON at our end of Summer Reading celebration!! Karaoke, games, snacks, and more. Bring the entire family!
Location
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
8:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Time
3:00 PM
Description
PARTY ON at our end of Summer Reading celebration!! Games, snacks, and more. Bring the entire family!
Location
TL Meeting Room
Library
Tri-Lakes Library
4:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Time
6:30 PM
Description
PARTY ON at our end of Summer Reading celebration!! Games, snacks, and more. Bring the entire family!
Location
MN Large Meeting Room
Library
Main Library
7:30 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
2:30 PM
Description
Meet and enjoy creating Lego designs. Legos will be provided. For kids, ages 6 and up.
Location
MN Large Meeting Room
Library
Main Library
3:30 PM

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REGISTRATION PRIZES
(ages 3-11)

Voucher to Scrappers game*
Food coupons donated by local businesses*
Coupon for a free ice cream cone from Dairy Queen*


INCENTIVES - SUMMER READING PRIZES
(ages 3-8)

After 4 hours read... Paperback of choice!*

After 8 hours read... Beach ball and one free admission ticket to OH WOW!*

INCENTIVES - SUMMER READING PRIZES
(ages 9-11)

After 4 hours read... Paperback of choice!*

After 8 hours read... Light up yo-yo and one free admission ticket to OH WOW!*

DRAWINGS - SUMMER READING PRIZES

Ages 3-7: after 12 hours read, chance to win a $25.00 gift card from Toys "R" Us

Ages 8-12: after 12 hours read, chance to win an iPod Shuffle

Ages 3-12: if you read 30 hours by July 26th, you will receive an invitation to breakfast with Jennifer Holm!

Note: drawings will take place after August 17.

*While supplies last.

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