Special Library Programs & Events
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Avengers: Infinity War!
Hey, TEENS! Come dressed as your favorite Marvel character to our Infinity War party and you may win a prize! Create and take home Marvel-themed crafts including your very own chibi Avenger. Have fun in our photo booth, and play Avenger themed games like getting stars on Cap’s shield, using your Spider “webbing” to retrieve items and wielding Mjolnir. Thanos won’t know what hit him!
Poland Library, 6 p.m., Thurs., May 10
Meet Renate Frydman at Poland Library May 23; Author of ‘Anschel’s Story: Determined to Survive’
Join us for a special author event featuring Renate Frydman, whose book, “Anschel’s Story: Determined to Survive,” tells the story of her late-husband’s survival in Nazi-occupied Poland. The event will be at noon on Wed., May 23The author will sign and sell books at this event. LEARN MORE
Poland Library, Noon Wed., May 23
Reservations are required; contact the Library’s Development Office at 330-740-6086.
STAR: Sit Together and Read
Michelle Elia, State Support Team Region 5 coordinator, will share practices, techniques, and books that reinforce how to develop print awareness and print knowledge skills using read aloud techniques. This workshop is open to librarians, teachers, paraprofessionals, parents, and anyone looking to make help children acquire skills needed for learning to read.
This workshop will be listed in OCCHRA and qualifies for Step Up to Quality credit. To register call Brenda Lawrence (330) 533-8755 or email BrendaLawrence@sstr5.org.
The National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA) proclaims May 7-11, 2018, Digital Inclusion Week. This initiative strives to highlight activities that help ensure that all individuals and communities have access to and use of Information and Communication Technologies. Locally, the Library is celebrating digital inclusion the entire month of May with programs designed to encourage self-sufficiency and an understanding of online content and applications. Check out these programs.
Makerspace Orientation – Come learn about the basics of using the Makerspace inside the Michael Kusalaba Branch Library. Call 330-744-8636 or register online at www.libraryvisit.org. For adults and teens.
Michael Kusalaba Library, 6 p.m., Wed., May 2
Michael Kusalaba Library, 11 a.m., Fri., May 11
Michael Kusalaba Library, 11 a.m., Sat., May 19
Michael Kusalaba Library, 6 p.m., Tues., May 22
Discover Educational Apps for Kids – Looking for educational apps for kids? Learn about some apps and how to judge if an app is developmentally appropriate. Register online or call 330-744-8636. For adults.
Michael Kusalaba Library, 5:30 p.m., Wed., May 9
DISCO TECH – Dance to the music and learn about cool apps to stay connected with your neighbors at DISCOovering TECHnology. Visit stations to learn about tools for sharing information, making flyers, reporting crime, and more. For adults and teens.
Michael Kusalaba, 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, May 8
3D Printed Bookmarks – Learn basic techniques to design a bookmark that can be printed using a 3D printer. Call 330-744-8636 to register. For adults and teens.
Michael Kusalaba Library, 6 p.m., Tues., May 29
App Central – Where can I get cheap gas? How do I keep track of my reading? What’s playing at the movies? The answers to these questions can be found at the tip of your fingers through the wonderful world of apps. Learn how to download and search for popular apps for your mobile phones and devices. For adults. Call 330-744-8636 or register online at libraryvisit.org
Canfield Library, 10 a.m., Sat., May 12
Basic Introduction to Computers I – This session will cover a basic introduction of how to use a computer, keyboard, mouse, as well as a brief introduction to Internet searching. Space is limited and registration is required. For adults.
Michael Kusalaba Library, 3 p.m., Wed., May 23
Basic Microsoft Word Class 2 @ Canfield – Join us for part 2 of Beginner’s Basic Microsoft Word. We will cover topics such as inserting tables, WordArt, and page numbers. Basic Microsoft Word 1 is required before you can enroll in this class. Space is limited. Call 330-744-8636 to register. For adults.
Canfield Library, 6:30 p.m., Wed., May 23
Get Connected with Digital Media @ the Library – 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? To register for Main and Poland, call 330-744-8636. For adults and teens.
Main Library, 6:30 p.m., Wed., May 30
Poland Library, 6 p.m., Tues., May 15
Get Connected with eBooks and Digital Magazines @ Your Library – Would you like to learn about all that OverDrive can do for you? Join us in this beginner’s class where you will learn how to set up an OverDrive account, download materials, and get an overview of the OverDrive features. Registration is required and space is limited. Call 330-744-8636 to register. For adults.
Canfield Library, 10 a.m., Sat., May 19
Learn Microsoft PowerPoint – Learn how to create a professional looking presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint. We will go over the basics of using PowerPoint to create a slide show andmake your own concise and professional looking presentation. Registration is required, space is limited. Call 330-744-8636 to register. For adults.
Canfield Library, 6:30 p.m., Wed., May 30
Online Resources for Jobseekers – This program will demonstrate a variety of databases and online resources which can be used to improve job skills and search for job openings. All of these resources are free to use both inside and outside the library for any Mahoning County library card holder. Attendees will have the chance to try out the resources using computers in the Main Library’s Career & Job Center. Class size is limited and registration is required. Register online via the library’s event calendar or call 330-744-8636 and ask for Information Services. For adults and teens.
Main Library Career and Job Center, 2:30 p.m., Sat., May 19
Reserve your place now and join us for a Literary Society fundraising event, Ladies in Little Black Dresses for Literacy, at The Lake Club on Thurs., June 7 at 6 p.m.