Online Resources for Crafters 

Looking to take up a new hobby, or a new source of crafting inspiration?  Give some of these online sources and databases a try. You might find a new passion!      Discover a Hobby  This website provides information to learn about and get started with over 220 hobbies, across a variety of categories. Entries include… read more >>

Paper Flower Craft

Our Adult Take & Make Craft for September is a Giant Paper Flower. Materials 12 sheets of one color of card stock Scissors Glue Pattern sheet Clothes pins, staples, or paperclips- optional Instructions Cut out the three patterns from the pattern sheet.  Print your pattern sheet here: Paper Flower Pattern. Step 1) fold paper in… read more >>

First Chapters: The Rise of the Dragons

First Chapters is designed for beginning chapter book readers.  Call 330-259-3394 to listen to one of our librarians read the beginning of a chapter book.  You can then borrow the book from the library, Overdrive,  the Libby app, the Hoopla app, or Curbside Pickup to finish reading it.  There is a new book every month.     The book this month is The Rise of the… read more >>

Model Magic Fun and Practice

Do you want to try your hand at pottery or clay shaping, but want some practice first? Try model magic!    Have you ever wanted to take a pottery class or have something you made fired in a kiln? It may be tough to find an available class right now and studios can be pricey…. read more >>

Dragons: Read and Make!

They can fly! They can shoot fire from their mouths! And they are magic! Dragons are fairy tale creatures that kids love for their strength and their magical powers.   While we can’t have story times inside the library right now, your family can still experience fun with books and crafts. Below you will find a listing of silly picture books, simple crafts, and fun activities… read more >>

First Chapters: Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective

First Chapters is designed for beginning chapter book readers.  Call 330-259-3394 to listen to one of our librarians read the beginning of a chapter book.  You can then borrow the book from the library, Overdrive,  the Libby app, or Curbside Pickup to finish reading it.  There is a new book every month.     The book this month is Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective.  Join boy detective Leroy,… read more >>

Salt Dough Crafting for Kids: Making Leaf Impressions

During the summer, you may be looking for easy, budget-friendly crafts. Salt dough is simple to make and uses only 3 ingredients that you’ll already have on hand. It can be used for sculpting, making jewelry and ornaments, and tons of other ideas! For today, we’ll be making leaf impressions and decorating them. This activity will first take you outside to enjoy the weather, and then… 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 >>

First Chapters: Beezus and Ramona

This week’s First Chapters book is Beezus and Ramona, the first in the Ramona Quimby series by Beverly Cleary. To listen, please call 330-259-3394.  If you enjoy this first chapter, you can read the rest of the book and the others in the series by requesting the book for Curbside Pickup by calling 330-259-3399. Or you can download the books instantly from Hoopla. … read more >>

Summertime DIY with Online Resources

Summertime has arrived, school is out, and the grass is growing. Need to know where to find tune-up help for your lawn mower/tractor?  Or want information for working on your own car?  Maybe you’re thinking about adding in some new landscape features to your yard. Perhaps doing some outdoor projects with your children, such as building a birdhouse. Well,… read more >>

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