Special Library Programs & Events
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Columbus Children’s Theatre Presents “The Three Little Pigs”
Full of laughter, fun, and audience participation, The Columbus Children’s Theatre’s adaptation of “The Three Little Pigs” is a great way to celebrate National Library Week. Find out what really happened when the Three Little Pigs met the Big Bad Wolf on their way to seek their fortune and build a home. For the family.
Canfield Library, 2 p.m., Sat., April 14
Main Library, 10 a.m., Sat., April 14
Semester at Hogwarts: Care of Magical Creatures with Professor Hagrid
Welcome to Care of Magical Creatures. Here you will learn about a wide range of magical creatures and how to feed, maintain and properly care for them. Please bring your wand and “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” textbook if you joined us for our trip to Diagon Alley (both will be provided if you couldn’t attend). Light refreshments available. Register online or call 330-744-8636 and ask for the Newport Library. For children of all ages.
Newport Library, 1 p.m., Sat., April 21
Holocaust Education Specialist Jess McClain will share the experiences of local Holocaust survivors Henry Kinast and Bill Vegh.
The Henry Kinast Holocaust Survivor Exhibit, featuring 8 panels of photographs and narratives from Kinast, will be on display at the Michael Kusalaba Library from April 2-9.
Michael Kusalaba Library , 7:30 p.m., Tues., April 3
The Pursuit of Endurance
Jennifer Pharr Davis, record-holder of the fastest known time on the Appalachian Trail, reveals the secrets and habits behind endurance. With a storyteller’s ear for fascinating detail and description, Jennifer takes readers along as she trains and sets her record, and gives easy to understand tips and action items to help participants take perseverance to the next level.
Boardman Library, 7-8 p.m., Thurs., April 19
Parents: Learn techniques for reading to your kids ages 3-4.
Kids: Enjoy a story & activity. Join Samantha Schneider, Early Literacy Specialist at the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County, and learn how to share books with your little ones so they will become proficient readers. Food. Raffles. Giveaways. Donated by the Library and the United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley. Refreshments provided by Panera Bread. Register at 330-744-8636 and ask for the Michael Kusalaba Library.
Michael Kusalaba Library, 5 p.m., Wed., April 18
Smart Money Bingo – Celebrate Money Smart Week April 21-28 with fun and prizes for the whole family. Picture bingo for all ages. For the family.
Newport Library, 5 p.m., Wed., April 25
Struthers Library, 5 p.m., Thurs., April 26
Smart Money for Kids – Our money-themed games will help you learn the basics, from naming coins to counting dollars. Free piggy banks will be given away while supplies last. Only one bank per child who is attending the program. For children of all ages. Children under the age of 7 must be accompanied by an adult. East Library, 6 p.m., Wed., April 25
Michael Kusalaba Library, 4:30 p.m., Thurs., April 26
Smart Money Story Time – Celebrate Money Smart Week April 21-28 with stories, games, and a craft at this all-ages story time. Only one bank per child who is attending the program. For children of all ages. Children under the age of 7 must be accompanied by an adult.
Boardman Library, 10 a.m., Wed., April 25
Smart Money Picture Bingo – Celebrate Money Smart Week April 21-28 with fun and prizes for the whole family. Picture Bingo for all ages. Every child in attendance will receive a piggy bank. For children of all ages.
Austintown Library, 11 a.m., Sat., April 28
Tri-Lakes Library, 6 p.m., Tues., April 24
Family Story Time Presents Smart Money – Bring the whole family for stories, games, and crafts about money. Each child will receive a piggy bank. Fun for all ages. Children under age 7 must be accompanied by an adult.
Main Library, 6:30 p.m., Tues., April 24