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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Calling all future rock stars! If you own and can play a few chords on a guitar or have a percussion instrument, bring them to the Newport Library for a live music experience. For teens in grades 7-12.
Location
NP Large Meeting Room (A)
Library
Newport Library
4:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Time
3:00 PM
Description
Take some old t-shirts and turn them into reusable shopping bags. For grades 5-12.
Location
TL Meeting Room
Library
Tri-Lakes Library
4:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Time
3:00 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
Public Area
Library
Canfield Library
5:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Be a founding member of the Poland area TAB (Teen Advisory Board)! Help plan and support teen activities at the Library. Meet new people and have fun. Snacks will be provided. For teens in grades 7-12.
Location
PO Meeting Room
Library
Poland Library
8:00 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Time
6:00 PM
Description
A delicious new way to socialize with fellow food lovers. Sift through our flavorful array of cookbooks and mix with us at our monthly meetings where we will chat about new recipes, share ideas and discuss cookbooks! Bon Appétit! All ages welcome.
Location
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
7:00 PM

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
3:00 PM
Description
Build all kinds of paper airplanes and then let them fly to see which travels the furthest. For teens in grades 7-12.
Location
CM Meeting Room
Library
Campbell Library
4:00 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Calling all future rock stars! If you own and can play a few chords on a guitar or have a percussion instrument, bring them to the Newport Library for a live music experience.
For teens in grades 7-12.
Location
NP Large Meeting Room (A)
Library
Newport Library
4:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
3:00 PM
Description
Build all kinds of paper airplanes and then let them fly to see which travels the furthest. For teens in grades 7-12.
Location
ST Meeting Room
Library
Struthers Library
4:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Check us out at the monthly TAB (Teen Advisory Board) meeting. We meet the first Wednesday of the month at the Boardman Library. Help plan and support teen activities at the Library! Meet new people and have fun. Newcomers are always welcome. For teens in grades 7-12. This month two experienced zine creators will present self-published works. Want to make a zine of your own come and join us.
Location
BD Meeting Room
Library
Boardman Library
8:00 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
3:00 PM
Description
Build all kinds of paper airplanes and they let them fly to see which travels the farthest. For teens in grades 7-12.
Location
WE Children's Activity Room
Library
West Library
4:00 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
Saturday, August 09, 2014
Time
3:00 PM
Description
Build all kinds of paper airplanes and then let them fly to see which travels the furthest. For teens in grades 7-12.
Location
BR Meeting Room
Library
Brownlee Woods Library
4:00 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
2:00 PM
Description
Calling all future rock stars! If you own and can play a few chords on a guitar or have a percussion instrument, bring them to the Newport Library for a live music experience.
For teens in grades 7-12
Location
NP Large Meeting Room (A)
Library
Newport Library
4:00 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Do you play "Magic The Gathering"? Would you like to? Then come to Boardman Library and bring you cards. Meet up with other planeswalkers to play, talk about decks, eat snacks and have fun! For teens in grades 7-12.
Location
BD Meeting Room
Library
Boardman Library
3:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Time
6:30 PM
Description
If mindfulness is so important, why is it so hard to be aware of everything? We'll look at how our brains look at things.
Location
MN Large Meeting Room
Library
Main Library
8:00 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Time
2:30 PM
Description
Teens 12 and up, use fabric paint to decorate a pair of your sneakers, (or a hat, scarf, shirt, etc.) that you bring with you. Space is limited, please call 877.715.1233 (Sebring area only)
330.744.8636 and ask for Sebring branch to register.
Location
Sebring Public Area
Library
Sebring Library
4:30 PM

Title
Date
Friday, August 15, 2014
Time
2:30 PM
Description
Teens 12 and up, use fabric paint to decorate a pair of your sneakers, (or a hat, scarf, shirt, etc.) that you bring with you. Space is limited, please call
330.744.8636 and ask for Canfield branch to register.
Location
CN Meeting Room
Library
Canfield Library
4:30 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Bring in your crochet, knitting, plastic canvas, or "anything with yarn" project and learn from one another.
Adults and teens are encouraged to bring all yarn UFOs (unfinished objects.)
Location
BD Meeting Room
Library
Boardman Library
8:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Love to draw? Want to write your own graphic novel? Join Chris Yambar, regular contributor to the Simpson's television show and author of the Mr. Beat books, for a two-day, hands on workshop and learn how this pop artist, publisher, and comics writer creates the unique art that has won him national acclaim. For teens and adults. Reservations are needed.
Location
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
4:00 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Love to draw? Want to write your own graphic novel? Join Chris Yambar, regular contributor to the Simpson's television show and author of the Mr. Beat books, for a two-day, hands on workshop and learn how this pop artist, publisher, and comics writer creates the unique art that has won him national acclaim. For teens and adults. Reservations are needed.
Location
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
4:00 PM

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REGISTRATION PRIZES
(ages 12 - 17)

Voucher to Scrappers game*
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DRAWINGS - SUMMER READING PRIZES
(ages 12 - 17)

After 12 hours read... your choice of paperback book

After 30 hours read... Chance to win a $50.00 Amazon Gift Card

If you read 30 hours by July 26th, you will receive an invitation to a special event with Chris Yambar!

Note: drawings will take place after August 17.


*While supplies last.

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Reviews
Review
a good book to give you inspiration! but it also had a lot of adventure too which was what i liked about it
Title
Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life
Author
Wendy Mass
Genre
OTHER
Rating
Review
I read this during a summer program. It was INCREDIBLE!! You have to have patients while reading a biography, but this booki makes you take a minute to look up into the stars and think about who you really are.
Title
October Sky
Author
Homer Hickam
Genre
Non-Fiction/Biography
Rating
Title
House of Hades
Author
Rick Riordan
Genre
Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Rating
Review
Good for teens. 7th book of last dragon chronicles. Favorite
Title
Fire ascending
Author
Chris D' Lacey
Genre
Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Rating
Review
For Christians
Title
Jonah
Author
Bible
Rating
Review
About a man getting drafted for warriors of distinction
Title
Battle of Jericho
Genre
Fiction
Rating
Review
For Christians
Title
Revalations
Author
Bible
Genre
Non-Fiction/Biography
Rating
Title
Glass Castle
Author
Jeannette Walls
Genre
Non-Fiction/Biography
Rating
Title
Glass Castle
Author
Jeannette Walls
Genre
Non-Fiction/Biography
Rating
Title
Obsidian
Author
Jennifer L. Armentrout
Genre
Fiction
Rating