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Cindy C.

Miss Cindy has been circulating in Ohio libraries for many years. She creates programming for all ages because even though she likes the little ones, her passion is making ‘stuff’. Cindy’s husband requests that you do not show or tell her about any new ‘stuff’.  But Cindy knows you will bend her ear, and she will turn it into a program lickety-split! 

The Latest From Cindy C.

Let’s Go Sew! Using a Sewing Machine

Let's Go Sew

Whether doing clothing alterations or making something fun, having a sewing machine opens new horizons of possibilities. Even an old machine can make things new! We all eventually need things a bit smaller or larger, and we all hate paying for it.  Both the cost and the simplicity of doing many of the things yourself… read more >>

Cooking with the Library–Oh, Fudge!

fudge picture

Oh, Fudge!  Chocolate, peanut butter, maple, toffee and vanilla.  All the flavors we know and love, all become a fantastic fusion in fudge.    What is fudge?  It is a type of candy created by mixing sugar, milk and butter to 240 degrees F.  Beating it as it cools creates a smooth and creamy solid, harder than frosting, and softer than… read more >>

Cooking with the Library–Sweet Potato Casserole

sweet potato casserole

My dear friend says that she told her growing children that sweet potatoes are the candy of vegetables. And, she is right! This is the holiday dish my family fights over the most, and is loaded with great vitamins for good health, far better than a regular potato. Sweet potatoes are rich in complex carbohydrates, dietary fiber and beta-carotene (a provitamin… read more >>

First Chapters: Fairy Tales


This week, when you call 330-259-3394, you can listen to Jack and the Beanstalk by Mara Alperin.  You can then borrow this book, or another fairy tale from Hoopla, Libby/Overdrive or Curbside Pickup.  The Take and Make craft bag for the week includes  a rock and items to retell the stories of The Three Little Pigs, Jack… read more >>