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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Monday, July 06, 2015
Time
12:30 PM
Description
The Austintown Library, in partnership with Neighborhood Ministries, will be a site offering lunch to school-age children in Austintown who need something to eat during the day. Come to the Austintown Library twice a week, on Mondays and Thursdays, any time between 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m., for a lunch you can eat in the library, from June 15-Aug. 20. For school-age children in Kindergarten through Grade 12.
Location
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
1:30 PM

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
10:30 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
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
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
12:30 PM
Description
The Austintown Library, in partnership with Neighborhood Ministries, will be a site offering lunch to school-age children in Austintown who need something to eat during the day. Come to the Austintown Library twice a week, on Mondays and Thursdays, any time between 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m., for a lunch you can eat in the library, from June 15-Aug. 20. For school-age children in Kindergarten through Grade 12.
Location
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
1:30 PM

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
1:00 PM
Description
What can we do with 8,000 melting beads? By popular demand, this craft can follow our patterns, or you can make your own. The ideas can be endless! 1:00 Teens, 2:00 Tweens.
Location
Sebring Public Area
Library
Sebring Library
3:00 PM

Title
Date
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Meet and enjoy creating Lego designs. Legos will be provided. For kids, ages 6 and up. 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Location
BD Meeting Room
Library
Boardman Library
3:00 PM

Title
Date
Monday, July 13, 2015
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, July 17, 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, July 13-17 from 2:00-3:30 pm, for ages 10-17. Registration is required and limited to 10 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
PO Children's Activity Room
Library
Poland Library
3:30 PM

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
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
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
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, July 17, 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, July 13-17 from 2:00-3:30 pm, for ages 10-17. Registration is required and limited to 10 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
PO Children's Activity Room
Library
Poland Library
3:30 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
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, July 15, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Meet and enjoy creating Lego designs or Rainbow Loom bracelets! Legos and Rainbow Loom materials will be provided. For kids, ages 6 and up.
Location
MN Large Meeting Room
Library
Main Library
11:00 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
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
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, July 17, 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, July 13-17 from 2:00-3:30 pm, for ages 10-17. Registration is required and limited to 10 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
PO Children's Activity Room
Library
Poland Library
3:30 PM

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
12:30 PM
Description
The Austintown Library, in partnership with Neighborhood Ministries, will be a site offering lunch to school-age children in Austintown who need something to eat during the day. Come to the Austintown Library twice a week, on Mondays and Thursdays, any time between 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m., for a lunch you can eat in the library, from June 15-Aug. 20. For school-age children in Kindergarten through Grade 12.
Location
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
1:30 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
Thursday, July 16, 2015
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, July 17, 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, July 13-17 from 2:00-3:30 pm, for ages 10-17. Registration is required and limited to 10 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
PO Children's Activity Room
Library
Poland Library
3:30 PM

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
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, July 17, 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, July 13-17 from 2:00-3:30 pm, for ages 10-17. Registration is required and limited to 10 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
PO Children's Activity Room
Library
Poland Library
3:30 PM

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
12:30 PM
Description
The Austintown Library, in partnership with Neighborhood Ministries, will be a site offering lunch to school-age children in Austintown who need something to eat during the day. Come to the Austintown Library twice a week, on Mondays and Thursdays, any time between 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m., for a lunch you can eat in the library, from June 15-Aug. 20. For school-age children in Kindergarten through Grade 12.
Location
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
1:30 PM

Title
Date
Monday, July 20, 2015
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Have you been wanting to learn how to use American Sign Language (ASL) to sign one of your favorite songs? Here is your chance. Come and learn how to sign the famous song “Let it Go.” School age children.
Location
BR Meeting Room
Library
Brownlee Woods Library
5:00 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Join us for a Movie Matinee. Please bring your own snacks and drinks to enjoy during the movie! Children age 7 years old & younger must be with an Adult. Movie will be a newly released DVD rated PG or G.
Location
MN Large Meeting Room
Library
Main Library
1:00 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Meet and enjoy creating Lego designs. Legos will be provided. 6-7 p.m. For kids ages 6 and up.
Location
PO Children's Activity Room
Library
Poland Library
7:00 PM

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
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Come and read to a therapy dog from Pet Partners. Bring your own book, or we will find one for you, and read to a furry friend! Registration is required. Register online or by calling 330.744.8636. For school age children
Location
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
3:00 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Who do you think is a hero? Is it someone in the community, or maybe someone from another planet? Become your own author and write your own hero story! Make your own mini-book using our supplied blank pages, stickers, pictures, and more. For school age children.
Location
Public Area
Library
Sebring Library
11:00 AM

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
12:30 PM
Description
The Austintown Library, in partnership with Neighborhood Ministries, will be a site offering lunch to school-age children in Austintown who need something to eat during the day. Come to the Austintown Library twice a week, on Mondays and Thursdays, any time between 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m., for a lunch you can eat in the library, from June 15-Aug. 20. For school-age children in Kindergarten through Grade 12.
Location
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
1:30 PM

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
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
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
3:00 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
4:00 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
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
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
12:30 PM
Description
The Austintown Library, in partnership with Neighborhood Ministries, will be a site offering lunch to school-age children in Austintown who need something to eat during the day. Come to the Austintown Library twice a week, on Mondays and Thursdays, any time between 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m., for a lunch you can eat in the library, from June 15-Aug. 20. For school-age children in Kindergarten through Grade 12.
Location
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
1:30 PM

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
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Meet and enjoy creating Lego designs. Legos will be provided. For kids, ages 6 and up. 6:00 -7:00 p.m.
Location
BD Meeting Room
Library
Boardman Library
7:00 PM

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REGISTRATION PRIZES
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Voucher to Scrappers game*
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DRAWINGS - SUMMER READING PRIZES

Ages 3-6: after 15 activities completed... chance to win a $25.00 gift card from Toys "R" Us (1 winner per library)

Ages 7-11: after 15 activities completed... chance to win a $25.00 gift card from Amazon (1 winner per library)

Ages 3-11: Kids who complete 20 activities by July 25th will receive an invitation to breakfast with David Catrow!

Note: drawings will take place after August 17.

*While supplies last.

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Read for 20 minuets: 1
Read a book: 4
Go to a library program: 1
Read to someone: 4
Visit a park: 3
Help someone: 3
Write something: 3
Grow something: 1
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Author
various
Rating
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Read for 20 minutes and attended Lego My Library
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Read for 20 minutes and attended Lego My Library
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Read for 20 minutes and attended Lego My Library
Title
The Unbelievable Top Secret Diary of Pig (pages 20-37)
Author
Emer Stamp
Rating
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i am always writing and drawing about things
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i always help my siblings and my parents
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i read lots of book throughout the day
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i always help around the house
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i love to read to my mommy and baby brother