Special Library Programs & Events

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blood pressure iconKnow Your Numbers

Attend the “Know Your Numbers” workshop sponsored by Mercy Health Youngstown. Your instructor will walk you through a number of common health related lab values, and review blood sugar levels and blood pressure ranges. You will leave the workshop understanding what is normal, what your results mean, and what lifestyle changes are needed. For adults.
Austintown Library, 6:30 p.m., Wed., Mar. 20


Alpha PigPlant the Seed to Read

‘Reading’s My Superpower’ Event is Saturday, April 27, 2019 at Fellows Riverside Gardens
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Celebrate reading at the 13th “Plant the Seed to Read” Children’s Book Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, at Mill Creek MetroParks Fellows Riverside Gardens. This year’s event – “Reading’s My Superpower” – promises to be fun with authors and illustrators, storytellers and readers, giveaways and more.

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Kindergarten Readiness Stations

Kindergarten readiness stations are in every library branch and feature fun activities for you and your preschool child to complete together. This month, our stations focus on Social and Emotional Development, which is about learning how to manage feelings, manage friendships, and solve problems. Before kindergarten, children should be able to recognize and identify their own emotions and the emotions of others. They should also be able to communicate a range of emotions in socially accepted ways. Our kindergarten readiness stations offer fun activities to build these skills. Working on these skills now will help children be successful in their interactions with teachers and classmates when they get to school. Stop by any branch to try out our new kindergarten readiness stations and help your child build these important skills.
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Upcoming Creative Learning Programs