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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Monday, July 06, 2015
Time
4:00 PM
Description
We will make our own homemade easy to use, air dry polymer clay. Learn the basics of bead making. All materials will be provided.This class is for Adults and Teens. Class limited to 15! Sign up fast.
Monday July 6th at 4pm.
Location
NP Large Meeting Room (A)
Library
Newport Library
5:30 PM

Title
Date
Monday, July 06, 2015
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Would you like to learn how to download free ebooks, audiobooks, movies, tv shows, music, complete issues of magazines and more to your computer and mobile devices? Call 330.744.8636 and ask for the Poland branch to register. 6 PM, Poland Library
Location
PO Children's Activity Room
Library
Poland Library
7:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
2:30 PM
Description
Join us for Marvel movie madness! We'll be showing of one of our favorite superhero films! For adults and teens.
Location
MN Large Meeting Room
Library
Main Library
5:00 PM

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Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Faster than a speeding book cart! More powerful than an ebook reader! Able to scan tall books in a single bound! Look! At the Austintown library! Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's the "Teen Titans" Book Club. Join us for summer reading fun in a book club format. Read cool books and offer your super power opinions. For grades 7-12.
Location
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
3:00 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
2:30 PM
Description
Come to the Main Library and make some awesome one-of-a-kind superhero clocks made from cds. After all, superheroes must always be on time! For teens in grades 7-12.
Location
MN Large Meeting Room
Library
Main Library
4:00 PM

Title
Date
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Re-purpose an unwanted t-shirt by turning it into a reusable tote bag! Bring your own t-shirt, but other supplies will be provided. No sewing skills required. For teens and adults.
Location
PO Meeting Room
Library
Poland 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
Monday, July 13, 2015
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Do you love to read mysteries or thrillers? Join us for an informal discussion of "Still Life" by Louise Penny. We'll chat about what else we've been reading and preview some new releases. For adults and teens.
Location
MN Large Meeting Room
Library
Main Library
12:30 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
Monday, July 13, 2015
Time
3:00 PM
Description
Wanted: Teens and Tweens with superhero talents! Boards, beads, and patterns supplied. For grades 5-12.
Location
TL Meeting Room
Library
Tri-Lakes Library
4:00 PM

Title
Date
Monday, July 13, 2015
Time
6:00 PM
Description
What's an app? What apps are right for me? Learn all about popular apps for smartphones and mobile devices. See a variety of apps that will help you connect to your library, find a good place to eat, keep you entertained in a long grocery line, find a great new recipe, or find great music to listen to on your walk. Registration recommended, call 330.744.8636, and ask for Poland.
6PM, Poland Library
Location
PO Children's Activity Room
Library
Poland Library
7:00 PM

Title
Date
Monday, July 13, 2015
Time
6:30 PM
Description
You wouldn't believe all the cool stuff you can repurpose with comics and Mod Podge. Shoes, jewelry boxes, frames... the possibilities are endless. We'll be stocked with supplies, food, and Pinterest if you need inspiration. (Also, feel free to bring your own stuff from home that you want to Mod Podge.) For teens in grades 7-12.
Location
BD Meeting Room
Library
Boardman Library
7:30 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
4:00 PM
Description
Bring in your crochet, knitting, plastic canvas, or "anything with yarn" project and learn from one another.Internet will be available for looking up yarn craft questions and tutorials.
East Tues.July 14 @ 4pm.
Location
EA Meeting Room
Library
East Library
5:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Wanted: Teens and Tweens with superhero talents! Boards, beads, and patterns supplied. For grades 5-12.
Location
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
3:00 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
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Come and enjoy the pop culture that doesn't get on daytime tv. Bronies, gamers and other enthusiasts also welcome.
Location
MN Large Meeting Room
Library
Main Library
8:00 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
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Join us in this art class as we guide you in pencil sketching a still life arrangement and help you work through your own art. All art supplies will be provided. Call 330.744.8636 to register. For adults and teens.
Location
AU Meeting Room
Library
Austintown Library
7:30 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
Monday, July 20, 2015
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Bring in your crochet, knitting, plastic canvas, or "anything with yarn" project and learn from one another. Participants are encouraged to bring all yarn UFOs (unfinished objects). For adults.
Location
BD Meeting Room
Library
Boardman Library
8:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
2:30 PM
Description
Join us for Marvel movie madness! We'll be showing of one of our favorite superhero films. For adults and teens.
Location
MN Large Meeting Room
Library
Main Library
5:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Are you an anglophile? Would you like to meet some other like-minded individuals with which to share your experiences? This meeting is for lovers of all things British! This is a group for people interested in stand-up comedy, British film, history, tea, Shakespeare, famous books and authors, and of course the Monarchy. Tea and biscuits will be served.
Location
MN Large Meeting Room
Library
Main Library
7:30 PM

Title
Date
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Crafter's Corner-napkins, glitter, string, beads, and a vase or candle combine to make something beautiful! All materials provided. Led by a librarian, you may also bring other crafts you are working on for further instruction. Lefty friendly!
Location
Ongoing Event 1
Library
Sebring Library
11:30 AM

Title
Date
Monday, July 27, 2015
Time
6:30 PM
Description
This is a music club where music lovers spend an hour or so discussing a particular record, performer, or subgenre. We encourage you to come, listen, and discuss, whether you are familiar with the artist or not. For adults and teens.
Location
MN Large Meeting Room
Library
Main Library
8:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Escape the ordinary with these unique map pendant necklaces that will make you look and feel as though you've travelled all over the world!
Location
MN Large Meeting Room
Library
Main Library
8:00 PM

Title
Date
Saturday, August 01, 2015
Time
3:00 PM
Description
Join the Austintown 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
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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INCENTIVES - SUMMER READING PRIZES
(ages 12 - 17)

After completing 10 activities... your choice of paperback book


DRAWINGS - SUMMER READING PRIZES
(ages 12 - 17)

After completing 15 activities... a chance to win a $25.00 Amazon gift card (1 winner per library)

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Note: drawings will take place after August 17.


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Reviews
Review
Teen Program
Title
Marked
Author
P.C. Cast
Review
Reading to some littler than you is so much fun like reading a super hero book and to see their face when the hero wins is so cool.
Review
It was a very good book. There were a lot of things that happened that I didn't expect. I enjoyed every single page.
Title
Matched
Author
Ally Condie
Genre
Dystopian
Rating
Title
demigod diaries
Author
rick riordan
Genre
Fiction
Rating
Title
harry potter and the prisoner of azkaban
Author
j. k. rowling
Genre
Fiction
Rating
Title
graceful
Author
wendy mass
Genre
Fiction
Rating
Title
cheerleaders of doom
Author
micheal buckley
Genre
Fiction
Rating
Title
m is for mamas boy
Author
micheal buckley
Genre
Fiction
Rating
Title
nerds
Author
micheal buckley
Genre
Fiction
Rating