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Locations and Hours Scheduled Closings May–Sep 2013 Sunday, May 12 Mother's Day Sunday, May 19 Last Sunday open until September Monday, May 27 Memorial Day Thursday, Jul 4 Independence Day Monday, Sep 2 Labor Day Sunday, Sep 8 Libraries Open on Sundays Main Library, Jackson, Perry, Plain

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715 Market Avenue N Canton, OH 44702 330.452.0665 Director Public Services: Patty Marsh Children’s..................330.458.2641 Genealogy................330.458.2765 Mayor's Literacy..... 330.458.2633 Reference................330.458.2754 Teens........................330.458.2650 HOURS

MON–THU..........9:00 am–8:00 pm FRI......................9:00 am–6:00 pm SAT.....................9:00 am–5:00 pm SUN (Sep–May)......... 1:00–5:00 pm

DEHOFF MEMORIAL BRANCH

TO OBTAIN A LIBRARY CARD

Patrons age 18 and older must: • Complete a library card application • Provide an acceptable form of identification (Photo ID with current address) Patrons ages 16 and 17 must: • Complete a library card application • Provide a parent/legal guardian’s name • Identification (school ID is preferred) Patrons under age 16 must: • Provide a completed card application • Provide a parent/legal guardian’s signature Educators may obtain a library card for educational purposes. Please

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LAKE COMMUNITY BRANCH

11955 Market Avenue N Uniontown, OH 44685 330.877.9975 Manager: Jennifer Welsh MON–THU..........9:00 am–8:00 pm FRI......................9:00 am–6:00 pm SAT.....................9:00 am–5:00 pm

MADGE YOUTZ BRANCH

EAST CANTON BRANCH

NORTHthBRANCH

Library Card Services SCDL offers everyone the opportunity to have a free library card. Your library card will provide you with access to all library materials and online services. Each library card holder is responsible for: • All materials borrowed • Not allowing others to use their card • Charges for late, damaged or lost materials • Reporting a lost or stolen card • Cost of replacing lost or damaged card ($1)

7487 Fulton Drive NW Massillon, OH 44646 330.833.1010 Manager: Kathryn Kibler MON–THU..........9:00 am–8:00 pm FRI......................9:00 am–6:00 pm SAT.....................9:00 am–5:00 pm SUN (Sep–May)......... 1:00–5:00 pm

216 Hartford Avenue SE Canton, OH 44707 330.452.9014 Manager: Linda Bennett MON and TUE..... 10:00 am–8:00 pm WED–FRI........ 10:00 am–6:00 pm SAT.................. 10:00 am–5:00 pm 224 N Wood Street East Canton, OH 44730 330.488.1501 MON and TUE..... 10:00 am–8:00 pm WED–FRI........ 10:00 am–6:00 pm SAT.................. 10:00 am–5:00 pm

LIBRARY CARDS

JACKSON TOWNSHIP BRANCH

review the Teacher Loan Procedures brochure for educator privileges. Corporate/Organization library cards are available upon request.

FINES

SCDL does not charge to check out library materials. Due date receipts are given at every checkout. However, if items are not returned or renewed by the due date, overdue fines will accrue. The fine for all materials, unless specifically noted, is 10¢/day/item. Fines for videos, DVDs, SearchOhio and ILL material are 50¢/day/item. Patrons may not check out or renew items if fines, fees or overdue materials exceed $5.00. • 1st Overdue Notice by phone, email or text one (1) week after an item is due. • 2nd Overdue Notice is sent three (3) weeks after the due date. • Four (4) weeks overdue, a bill will be mailed. Customers who have more than $25 in fines or overdue materials may be sent to the library's collection agency once the items reach 2 months overdue. Fines may be paid online or in person. All SCDL locations accept cash, personal checks and major credit cards. Restrictions may apply.

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PERRY SIPPO BRANCH

5710 12th Street NW Canton, OH 44708 330.477.8482 Manager: Lisa Szeles MON–THU..........9:00 am–8:00 pm FRI......................9:00 am–6:00 pm SAT.....................9:00 am–5:00 pm SUN (Sep–May)......... 1:00–5:00 pm

PLAIN COMMUNITY BRANCH

1803 Schneider Street NE Canton, OH 44721 330.494.3399 Manager: Megan Johnson MON–THU*.......9:00 am–8:00 pm FRI*....................9:00 am–6:00 pm SAT.....................9:00 am–5:00 pm SUN (Sep–May)......... 1:00–5:00 pm *Hours Memorial Day thru Labor Day

2921 Mahoning Road NE Canton, OH 44705 330.452.2618 Manager: Kathleen Clay MON and TUE..... 10:00 am–8:00 pm WED–FRI........ 10:00 am–6:00 pm SAT.................. 10:00 am–5:00 pm

SANDY VALLEY BRANCH

9754 Cleveland Avenue SE Magnolia, OH 44643 330.866.3366 Manager: Gretchen Holland MON and TUE..... 10:00 am–8:00 pm WED–FRI........ 10:00 am–6:00 pm SAT.................. 10:00 am–5:00 pm

189 25 Street NW Canton, OH 44709 330.456.4356 Manager: Robyn Guedel MON–THU..........9:00 am–8:00 pm FRI......................9:00 am–6:00 pm SAT.....................9:00 am–5:00 pm

BOOKMOBILE SERVICES

LOAN PERIODS AND LIMITS

RENEWALS

*Limits may include any combination of Adult, Young Adult and Juvenile materials.

RESERVE LIBRARY MATERIAL

Books, puppets Books on tape/CD Music tapes/CDs Magazines/Comics Videos/DVDs

14 days 14 days 14 days 7 days 7 days

No limit No limit 20* No limit 10*

LIBRARY NOTICES

You may choose to be notified of reserved and overdue material by email, phone or text messages.

INTERNET ACCESS

All Stark County District Library locations provide free Internet access. Filtered and unfiltered Internet access is available. If you wish to temporarily bypass the filtering software you must enter your authorized library barcode and have parental consent if under 16. All SCDL locations provide free WiFi and computers with Internet access and word processing. Printing costs apply.

RETURNS

All SCDL materials may be returned to any of the 10 Stark County District Library locations and Bookmobiles.

715 Market Avenue N Canton, OH 44702 Manager: Tammy Long BOOKMOBILE..........330.458.2824 KIDMOBILE............. 330.458.2822 OUTREACH..............330.458.2827

You may renew by phone, online at www.StarkLibrary.org or at any SCDL location. Some materials may not be renewable if reserved by another patron, Book Express or if renewal exceeds the maximum renewals permitted. You may place holds on library materials at any library location or you may place holds online. You may choose how to be notified, whether by email, phone or text and at which SCDL location you wish to pick up your hold.

SEARCHOHIO, OHIOLINK AND INTERLIBRARY LOAN

SearchOhio allows you to access the collections of 22 Ohio public libraries simply and easily using your library card. The SearchOhio portal allows direct, online requesting for residents of Ohio and delivery of books and other library media within a matter of days. OhioLINK provides access to the collections of 88 Ohio academic libraries and traditional Interlibrary Loan service is also available.

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Directors Message H

ow healthy is your brain? I tested mine recently and learned that there are simple ways to exercise my mind and improve my brain health. Learning new things is a great way to stay healthy. This summer at Stark County District Library your library card can be used to access a world of books and lifelong learning opportunities. Regardless of your age or bank account, you can use that little card to foster a love for reading and learning that will exercise your mind and enrich your life. The 2013 Summer Reading Challenge theme is Exercise Your TENA WILSON Mind. What great incentive to keep your mind in shape. Kids up Executive Director, to high school seniors can pledge to read this summer and win Stark County prizes as they track their success. Caregivers can pledge to read District Library to their little ones. In these pages you will see numerous opportunities for personal growth. Why not take a class or join a book group? If you are responsible for little minds, sign the children up for Summer Reading Challenge and watch them grow. There is no greater gift that you can give a child than the love of reading. Reading opens the door to life.

Stark Scene CONTENTS

Summer 2013, Issue no. 32

NEWS Director's Message......................................3 Friends of the Main Library.........................4 Library Card Services..................................2 Locations and Hours...................................2

FEATURED EVENTS Dewey Decibel Comedy Tour......................5 Library launches new Events Calendar....5 Little Theatre Encore Players Push-Ups and Pilates Performances................. 19 Mobile Tech Training Bus..........................16 Photo Contests.............................................7

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THANK YOU

Pups and Pages........................................ 15

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Rosemary Wells, Author of Max & Ruby......5

to our National Library Week prize sponsors.

Summer Reading Challenge...................6–7 Teen Jeopardy...............................................7

 Voucher for 4 lower box tickets to a 2013 regular-season Monday–Thursday Home Game (excluding Opening Day, Yankees, & Reds series)  Baseball autographed by former Indians outfielder Shin-Soo Choo

EVENTS AND PROGRAMS Main Library................................................10 Bookmobile Services................................ 12

 Certificate for Mini Facial by: Skin Care Solutions, Jamey ($25 value)

 Hot Tools 1” Curling Iron  Paul Mitchell Hair Brush  Sexy Hair–Healthy Hair line of products  Mini Travel Nail Files  OPI Nail Polish  Cuccio Body Butter  CNDC Hand & Body Lotion  Designer’s Nails Mini Calendar by: Brenda

Computer and Technology Classes..........8–9 DeHoff Memorial Branch..........................11 East Canton Branch................................. 12 Jackson Township Branch....................... 13 Lake Community Branch..........................14

 Certificate for either: a 3-Month Single-Adult Membership (16 years old or over) -or- 1-Month VIP Membership  3 passes for a free class-or- one day use of the gym  (1) t-shirt  (1) chapstick

Madge Youtz Branch................................ 15 North Branch..............................................16 Perry Sippo Branch....................................17 Plain Community Branch......................... 18 Sandy Valley Branch................................. 19

Kids Prize Basket

 405 Piece Lego set  Construction Paper Pad  Giant Art Pad  Where’s Waldo? Join the Search Board Game  Crayola Sketcher Projector  Crayola Color Explosion  Hex Bug Nano Starter Kit  Crayola Glitter Glue Pens: 5 pack  Crayola markers: 8 pack  Crayola crayons: 64 pack  Crayola colored pencils: 12 pack  Pencil Sharpener

Age Group Key: Family = Most appropriate for families with young children All Ages = Most appropriate for adults and older teens Teens = Most appropriate for grades 6–12 Program Registration: Available online, by phone or at any library location. Copyright © 2013 Stark County District Library

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Friends Of the Main Library

715 Market Avenue N, Canton, Ohio 44702 • 330.458.2630 • www.scdlmainfol.org • www.facebook.com/TheFriendsOftheStarkCountyDistrictLibrary

New FOL Board Members FOL elects new board members at annual meeting in January. Left to right: Carol Boydston, Kathleen Kling, Gerald Kramer, Gary Maurer, and Sherry Seybert.

FOL supported the Tri-County Academic Challenge League Tournament that took place January 30 at Sandy Valley High School, with contestants from 12 high schools. FOL’s chairman Roberta McGovern presented medals to the winners. We also underwrote the activity with a generous check to help with food expenses.

BOOK SALE DATES

Summer FOL Perks Programs Dining With the Presidents by Janet Creighton

Tuesday, May 14 • 10:30 am (coffee at 10 am) • Main Library Enjoy learning about the pomp and circumstance that is woven into every State Dinner held at the White House. View china settings, that have served kings, queens and heads of state from around the world – all part of our American history.

SATURDAYS 10 AM to 4 PM May 4 June 1 BAG DAY

July 6 August 10 September 7 10% discount for members of the Friends of the Library. Book sales are located across the parking lot in the Garage and inside the Main Library. All proceeds benefit the Stark County District Library. Bag Day Sale is only in the Garage at the north end of the Main Library parking lot. $4 - first bag $3 - second bag $2 - each additional bag

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Our Evening with Friends "Murder in the Library" was a hit with help from library staff and friends portraying characters and sharing their musical talents with a live band.

GIFT SHOP

Stop in and see our specialty items for children, and postcards of Canton. Plus, we still offer tasty snacks and unique gift items every day.

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NEW! Library launches new Events Calendar

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ith publication of this issue of Stark Scene you’ll notice a new look to the library’s online Events Calendar. The calendar is now linked with our catalog so that you can search and request (register) for library programs the same way you search for books, movies and music. To register online you’ll need your library card. Don’t have a library card? Just visit any of our locations to sign up. You’ll still be able to phone in program registrations, too. However, if you register online, you’ll receive handy emails reminding you about programs for which you’ve registered, and any changes that occur. For more information and instructions on how to use the library’s new calendar visit our Technology Training Blog @ http://scdltechnologytraining.blogspot.com. We’re excited to offer you this new service. We work every day to make your experience with the Stark County District Library the best that it can be.

Stops Here

Sponsored by the Perry Sippo Friends of the Library

Friday, Aug 30, 2013 7:00–9:00 pm Perry Sippo Branch

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5710 - 12th Street NW, Canton

Adults: Bill Hildebrandt, regular headliner at the Riviera in Las Vegas, along with Kevin Kramis will perform a comedy improv with audience participation. PLUS, you can open for the tour. Submit a one minute video of your comedy to our YouTube channel for a chance to open for the show … stay tuned for details.  Register online at StarkLibrary.org and choose the Calendar tab or by calling the Perry Sippo Branch at 330.477.8482.

Program Lis t View

AUTHOR VISIT

Rosemary Wells, Author of Max & Ruby Family: Meet award-winning children's author Rosemary Wells as she shares stories about her books, art and career. Rosemary Wells’ career as an author and illustrator spans more than 40 years and 120 books. She has given readers such unforgettable characters as Max and Ruby, Noisy Nora and Yoko.

Friday, May 10, 2013 9:00 am @ Main Library 10:30 am @ Madge Youtz 1:00 pm @ Perry Sippo Program Grid View

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This program is made possible through the Library's grant from the PNC Foundation and Wayne County Public Library

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his summer, the Stark County District Library invites you to take part in its Summer Reading Challenge: Exercise Your Mind online. Pledge to read one-to-100 books this summer and win prizes for meeting the Challenge. Track your reading using our new online reading record. Follow these simple instructions to track your reading, meet your goals and win prizes. Track your reading: • Find a computer or ask library staff for help. • Visit www.starklibrary.org/summerreading • Create an account. You only have to register once. Parents, you can register your whole family. • To help you remember your password, you might want to make your user name and password the same. Your name is a good idea. • Log into your account and log the books you have read to win prizes throughout the summer. We'll give you a bookmark to help keep track if you can’t get to a computer. • Don’t forget to ask for help.

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Systemwide Summer Events

Celebrate Summer with programs for all ages at your library.

Exercise Your Mind!

Photo Contest

Jun 3–Jul 27 • Library Hours All Ages: Enter your original photos at one or more of our participating locations from June 3 to July 27, and show your friends and neighbors your creativity. Entry forms with rules and guidelines are available online, or at your participating branches. Your photos will be displayed at the Photo Shows at the branches you select on the entry form.

Photo Shows

Jul 31 • 2:00 pm @ North Aug 1 • Library Hours @ DeHoff Aug 5 • 6:00 pm @ Jackson Aug 8–9 • Library Hours @ Perry Sippo Aug 9 • 2:00 pm @ Main

8th Annual Lake Community Branch

Photo Contest Presented in partnership with Quail Hollow State Park Camera Club

Jun 3–Jul 27 Library Hours Ages 8 up: Entry forms can be picked up at the Lake Community Branch. Submit photos by Jul 27. Photo judging will be held Tuesday, Jul 30 from 6:00–8:00 pm at the Lake Community Branch.

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TEen Jeopardy Teens: Exercise your mind and show off your smarts while you compete to win your branch Teen Jeopardy Tournament. The winner from each branch will be invited to compete at the systemwide Teen Jeopardy Championship. Bragging rights included.

Tournaments

Jun 4 • 2:00 pm @ Sandy Valley Jun 12 • 2:00 pm @ North Jun 17 • 2:00 pm @ Main Jun 18 • 6:00 pm @ Jackson Jun 24 • 2:00 pm @ Perry Sippo Jun 27 • 2:30 pm @ East Canton Jun 29 • 2:00 pm @ Plain Jul 1 • 2:30 pm @ Lake Jul 25 • 2:00 pm @ Madge Youtz Jul 19 • 4:00 pm @ DeHoff

Championship

Aug 1 • 6:30 pm @ Main Library

World of Difference Interactive Show

Grades K–3: Work up a sweat singing and dancing in this interactive workshop with Lindsay Bonilla. MONDAY, JUN 17 11:00 am @ Lake Community Branch 1:00 pm @ Jackson Township Branch 3:00 pm @ Perry Sippo Branch WEDNESDAY, JUN 19 10:00 am @ Sandy Valley Branch 1:00 pm @ North Branch 3:00 pm @ Plain Community Branch 6:00 pm @ Main Library THURSDAY, JUN 20 11:00 am @ DeHoff Memorial Branch 1:00 pm @ East Canton Branch 3:00 pm @ Madge Youtz Branch

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Computer and Technology Classes

The Stark County District Library offers free computer and technology classes for all ages. Registration is requested. Seating is limited.  Register for computer classes at 330.458.3150, email: techreg@starklibrary.org or online at StarkLibrary.org and choose the Calendar tab.

Senior Surfers

Regular Classes

Basics Skills: PC

Find authoritative sources for your research through Academic Search Premier, an extensive scholarly database. Tuesday, Aug 13 • 2:00–3:30 pm PERRY SIPPO BRANCH

Want to learn more about an iPad or already own one and have questions? Join us and learn more about the basic features of an iPad. Thursday, Jun 6 • 2:00–3:30 pm JACKSON TOWNSHIP BRANCH Tuesday, Jul 2 • 6:00–7:30 pm LAKE COMMUNITY BRANCH

Basic Skills: Internet Searching

iPad Intermediate

Computer classes for Adults 55+

Learn about a Personal Computer’s (PC) hardware including the monitor, mouse and keyboard. Learn about the different ports and their uses. Become familiar with power supplies, cables and cords. (1 of 4 part series) Wednesday, May 8 • 6:00–7:30 pm NORTH BRANCH Monday, Aug 5 • 2:00–3:30 pm PLAIN COMMUNITY BRANCH

Basic Skills: Keyboard

Basic keyboard functions including Enter, Space bar, Tab; arrow keys, delete, backspace; Help. (2 of 4 part series) (Skills Needed: Basic Skills PC) Wednesday, May 15 • 6:00–7:30 pm NORTH BRANCH Monday, Aug 12 • 2:00–3:30 pm PLAIN COMMUNITY BRANCH

Basic Skills: Mouse

Learn about the different styles of a mouse; maintenance; learn the right and left click and to scroll on a page. (3 of 4 part series) (Skills Needed: Basic Skills PC, Keyboard) Wednesday, May 22 • 6:00–7:30 pm NORTH BRANCH Monday, Aug 19 • 2:00–3:30 pm PLAIN COMMUNITY BRANCH

Basic Skills: Windows 07

Learn the desktop; Start menu; log in, off and shut down. Learn the Computer, Documents and the Pictures options. (4 of 4 part series) (SKILLS NEEDED: BASIC SKILLS PC, KEYBOARD, MOUSE)

Wednesday, May 29 • 6:00–7:30 pm NORTH BRANCH Monday, Aug 26 • 2:00–3:30 pm PLAIN COMMUNITY BRANCH

Teen/Children’s Academic Search Premiere

Find authoritative sources for your research through this extensive scholarly database. Monday, Aug 12 • 2:00–3:30 pm PERRY SIPPO BRANCH

Brain Teaser

Academic Search Premiere

Learn the basics of Internet Providers; types of service connections; Internet browsers (Google); the Internet Explorer 9 window; Back, Forward, Stop, Refresh and Home. Thursday, Jun 6 • 10:00–11:30 am JACKSON TOWNSHIP BRANCH Thursday, Jul 25 • 2:00–3:30 pm EAST CANTON BRANCH Thursday, Aug 29 • 2:00–3:30 pm DEHOFF MEMORIAL BRANCH

Basic Skills: Keyboard

Basic keyboard functions including Enter, Space bar, Tab; arrow keys, delete, backspace; Help. Wednesday, Jul 24 • 2:00–3:30 pm EAST CANTON BRANCH

Basic Skills: Mouse

Learn about the different styles of a mouse; maintenance; learn the right and left click and how to scroll on a page. Wednesday, Jul 25 • 10:30 am–Noon EAST CANTON BRANCH

Basics Skills: PC

Learn about hardware including the monitor, mouse and keyboard; different ports and their uses and about power supplies, cables and cords. Wednesday, Jul 24 • 10:30 am–Noon EAST CANTON BRANCH

Computer Running Slow?

Understand the terms Spyware, Malware, Viruses, Hackers, and why they can affect your computer. Discover ways to keep your computer protected from these threats. Wednesday, Jul 17 • 2:00–3:30 pm MAIN LIBRARY

Excel I

Riddles and Conundrums and Brainteasers, oh my! Join us for an afternoon of fun as we check out websites filled with challenges, quizzes, trivia, logic problems, and mind puzzles. Tuesday, Jun 25 • 2:00–4:00 pm JACKSON TOWNSHIP BRANCH

Learn to open, close, and save a worksheet; Ribbons and Buttons; cut, copy and paste; learn basic cell formatting skills including Merge & Center, auto fill, and sum. Wednesday, Aug 28 • 10:00–11:30 am DEHOFF MEMORIAL BRANCH

eReaders for Kids

Excel II

Kids and parents are encouraged to bring their eReaders and learn how to download free eBooks from the library. Thursday, Aug 8 • 6:30–7:30 pm JACKSON TOWNSHIP BRANCH

Kid’s App Time

Kids and parents are encouraged to attend and learn about kids apps on an iPad including Educreations, Era of Dino, and Draw ‘N’ Go: Awesomeness. Wednesday, Aug 7 • 10:00–11:30 am JACKSON TOWNSHIP BRANCH

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iPad Basics

Build your iPad skills while learning about Settings, Mail, and Photos. Tuesday, Aug 13 • 6:00–7:30 pm LAKE COMMUNITY BRANCH

Mango

Learn a new language with this free library database. Mango Complete can help you become conversational in any of over 40 languages. (SKILLS NEEDED: BASIC SKILLS AND INTERNET)

Thursday, Jul 25 • 6:30–7:30 pm PERRY SIPPO BRANCH

Meet the Mac I–IV

Get to know your Mac in this four part class. Learn the basic features, menus, settings, track pad, keyboard, Mac applications (iLife, iWork), iCloud and Time Machine. Wednesday, Aug 1, 8, 15, 22 • 6:00–7:30 pm MAIN LIBRARY

Pinterest

This service provides a fun way to organize your interests online.  Learn more about social content sharing and how to “pin” images, videos and other links to your “pinboard.” Tuesday, Jun 4 • 6:00–7:30 pm PERRY SIPPO BRANCH

Removing Viruses from a PC

Learn this three step process to removing viruses from a Windows PC using the free software Super Anti Spyware Tech Edition, Malware Bytes and Combo Fix software. (SKILLS NEEDED: DOWNLOADING, USB STORAGE, WINDOWS OS)

Wednesday, Jul 24 • 2:00–3:30 pm MAIN LIBRARY

Word I

Learn to open, close, and save; basic skills such as Ribbons and Buttons; cut, copy and paste; basic formatting. (SKILLS NEEDED: MOUSE AND KEYBOARD SKILLS)

(SKILLS NEEDED: EXCEL I)

Wednesday, Jun 5 • 10:00–11:30 am JACKSON TOWNSHIP BRANCH Tuesday, Aug 13 • 2:00–3:30 pm PLAIN COMMUNITY BRANCH

Thursday, Aug 29 • 10:00–11:30 am DEHOFF MEMORIAL BRANCH

Word II

Learn the components of a basic Excel formula (additions, subtraction, multiply, and divide); sorting.

Facebook

Learn more about Facebook, a social networking site; create an account; post to friends. Wednesday, Jun 5 • 2:00–3:30 pm JACKSON TOWNSHIP BRANCH

Learn the basics of creating bullets; tabs; Headers and Footers; Columns and Tables; Hyperlinks; and learn some basic editing. (SKILLS NEEDED: WORD I)

Tuesday, Aug 20 • 2:00–3:30 pm PLAIN COMMUNITY BRANCH

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Computer Classes, Job Skills and Teen Computer Classes

The Stark County District Library offers free computer and technology classes for all ages. Registration is requested. Seating is limited.  Register for computer classes at 330.458.3150, email: techreg@starklibrary.org or at StarkLibrary.org and choose the Calendar tab.

Job Skills Series Excel I–IV (Job Skills Series)

In this four part series, learn the basic features of Microsoft Excel software including navigating a workbook; cut, copy & paste; data entry; Insert and Delete rows, columns and spreadsheets; basic formatting of a spreadsheet including Word Wrap and Merge and Center. Continue with basic formulas for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division as well as using Auto Sum. Learn how to create Name Ranges; charts; subtotaling; Find; Sort; Filter; and Mail Merge. Learn about Conditional Formatting and Format as a Table. Work with Saving your workbook and Print Preview and Printing an Excel file.

(SKILLS NEEDED: BASIC SKILLS MOUSE, WORD AND INTERNET)

Tuesdays: Apr 30; May 7, 14, 21 • 2:00–4:00 pm NORTH BRANCH Tuesdays: Jul 9, 16, 23, 30 • 5:30–7:30 pm MAIN LIBRARY

eBook and the Nook

Learn about using the OverDrive App for your Nook HD, Nook HD+, Nook Tablet, or Nook Color. (This class focuses on PDF and ePub formats). Monday, Jun 3 • 2:00–3:30 pm PERRY SIPPO BRANCH

eBook and the OverDrive App

Learn about downloading eBooks using the OverDrive App for your Android device. Tuesday, May 28 • 11:00 am–12:30 pm MAIN LIBRARY Wednesday, Jun 26 • 2:00–3:30 pm PLAIN COMMUNITY BRANCH Tuesday, Jul 16 • 6:00–7:30 pm EAST CANTON BRANCH

We're borrowing SEO’s (Serving Every Ohioan) Mobile Technology Training Center from June 12 through June 17. This lab is a 35 foot bus equipped with 10 networked PC’s, plus a printer and projector. The bus will be parked in North Branch’s extension parking lot and we’ll offer training classes on board all week.

Learn the basic features of PowerPoint; create a storyboard; resize, move and delete text boxes; additional menu options; showing your presentation. Wednesday, Aug 28 • 2:00–3:30 pm DEHOFF MEMORIAL BRANCH This four part series starts with the basics of Microsoft Word by focusing on the Home and Insert ribbons. Explore different fonts and work with bold, italic and underline. Insert headers, footers and images. Practice cut, copy and paste. Go beyond the basics with Page Layout, Review and Mailings ribbons. Change margins, rulers and orientation. Use Mail Merge to create labels and form letters. Learn to encrypt documents or mark as read only. Practice Print and Print Preview. Tuesdays: Apr 30; May 7, 14, 21 • 5:30–7:30 pm NORTH BRANCH Tuesdays: Jul 9, 16, 23, 30 • 2:00–4:00 pm MAIN LIBRARY

Digital Media and Devices Free eBooks

Learn about websites offering free ebooks, such as Book Depository and Project Gutenberg, and how to download the ebooks to your ereader, computer, or other device. Thursday, Jun 27 • 6:00–7:30 pm PERRY SIPPO BRANCH Wednesday, Aug 14 • 6:30–7:45 pm NORTH BRANCH

eBooks and the Kindle Fire

Learn about the Ohio eBook Project’s basic search option and downloading ebooks using the OEP mobile site. Thursday, May 23 • 11:00 am–12:30 pm AND Thursday, Jun 27 • 6:00–7:30 pm MAIN LIBRARY Thursday, Aug 15 • 2:00–3:30 pm MADGE YOUTZ BRANCH

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Learn the basics of Zinio, set up an account, browse, download, view and organize on a computer. Thursday, May 23 • 2:00–3:30 pm PERRY SIPPO BRANCH Tuesday, May 28 • 6:00–7:30 pm AND Thursday, Jun 27 • 11:00 am–12:30 pm MAIN LIBRARY Monday, Jun 3 • 2:00–3:30 pm PLAIN COMMUNITY BRANCH Monday, Jun 24 • 6:00–7:30 pm JACKSON TOWNSHIP BRANCH Thursday, Jul 18 • 2:00–3:30 pm EAST CANTON BRANCH

Mobile Tech Training Bus

PowerPoint

Word I–IV (Job Skills Series)

Zinio (Digital Magazines) I Basics

We don’t want to rack up any fines, so we have to return it on time. Make sure you sign up for classes early – and don’t miss out on this opportunity.

Basic Skills: Keyboard

Basic keyboard functions including Enter, Space bar, Tab; arrow keys, delete, backspace; Help. Wednesday, Jun 12 • 10:00–11:30 am NORTH BRANCH

Basic Skills: Mouse

Learn the different styles of a mouse; maintenance; learn the right and left click and to scroll on a page. Thursday, Jun 13 • 10:00–11:30 am NORTH BRANCH

Basic Skills: Windows 07

Learn about the desktop; Start menu; log in/off and shut down; My computer, My documents and the My pictures options. Friday, Jun 14 • 10:00–11:30 am NORTH BRANCH

eBooks and Kindles

Learn about the Ohio eBook Project, downloading, and using the OEP mobile site. (Class focuses on Kindle Fires.) Monday, Jun 17 • 10:00–11:30 am NORTH BRANCH

Excel I (2010)

Learn open, close, and save a worksheet; Ribbons and Buttons; cut, copy and paste; cell formatting skills including Merge & Center, auto fill, and sum. Monday, Jun 17 • 2:00–3:30 pm NORTH BRANCH

Genealogy

Discover some helpful research sites including Ancestry.com. Thursday, Jun 13 • 5:30–7:00 pm NORTH BRANCH

Mango

Learn a new language with this free library database. Mango Complete can help you become conversational in any of over 40 languages. (SKILLS NEEDED: BASIC SKILLS AND INTERNET)

Wednesday, Jun 12 • 2:00–3:30 pm NORTH BRANCH

PowerPoint (2010)

Learn the basic features of PowerPoint; create a storyboard; resize, move and delete text boxes; additional menu options; showing your presentation. Friday, Jun 14 • 2:00–3:30 pm NORTH BRANCH

Publisher (2010)

Learn the basics of Publisher; learn the design features and templates resize, move, delete, and insert text boxes, images, clipart, and graphics; discover additional menu options. Monday, Jun 17 • 5:30–7:00 pm NORTH BRANCH

Word I (2010)

Learn to open, close, and save; Ribbons and Buttons; cut, copy and paste; basic formatting. (SKILLS NEEDED: MOUSE AND KEYBOARD SKILLS)

Wednesday, Jun 12 • 5:30–7:30 pm NORTH BRANCH

Zinio (Digital Magazines) I Basics

Learn to set up an account, browse, download, view, and organize your magazines on a computer. Thursday, Jun 13 • 2:00–3:30 pm NORTH BRANCH

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Main Library

715 Market Avenue N, Canton OH 44702 • 330.452.0665  = Registration requested. Please register online at StarkLibrary.org and choose the Calendar tab or call your participating library.

S tory Times Get your child ready to read with stories, songs and fun. Baby Story Time

Ages infant–18 months w/caregiver Tuesdays • 10:30 am • Jun 4, 11, 18, 25; Jul 9, 16, 23, 30

Toddler Story Time

Ages 18 months–3 years w/caregiver Thursdays • 10:30 am • Jun 6, 13, 20, 27; Jul 11, 18, 25; Aug 1

Preschool Story Time

Ages 3–5 years w/caregiver Wednesdays • 10:30 am • Jun 5, 12, 19, 26; Jul 10, 17, 24, 31

Family Story Time

Tuesdays • 6:30 pm • Jun 4, 11, 18, 25; Jul 9, 16, 23, 30

Japanime’niacs

Wednesdays • 3:30 pm • May 1, 15; Jun 5, 19; Jul 3, 17; Aug 7, 21 Teens: Get together with other anime fans and explore Japanese culture.

Saturday Science

Saturdays • 10:30 am • May 11; Jun 8; Jul 13; Aug 10 Grades K–5: Tap into the scientist in you and experiment with us.

Rain Gardening/Building a Pond

Saturday, May 18 • 10:00–11:30 am •( Adults: Pam Feagler, a naturalist from Kent State University, will instruct on conserving and irrigating with rainwater, and how to build a pond.

Babysitter’s Workshop

Wednesday, May 29 • 5:30 pm • Teens: Learn the basics of baby-sitting plus tips to start your baby-sitting business, and more.

Creation Station

Jun 1–Jul 31 • Library Hours Grades K–5: Help us write our very first book with a different activity featured each week.

Improving Soils

Saturday, Jun 1 • 10:00 am–Noon •( Adults: Master Gardener Susan March will present ways to improve and fertilize your soil.

Exercise Your Mind! Photo Contest

Jun 3–Jul 27 • Library Hours All Ages: Enter original photos at one or more of our participating locations. See page 7 for details. PHOTO SHOW Aug 9 • 2:00–4:00 pm

Summer Reading Kick–Off

Thursday, Jun 6 • 2:00 pm All Ages: Join us for a picnic in the parking lot with food, fun and games.

The Great Create

Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays • 2:00 pm • Jun 10–Jul 31 Teens: Make 23 projects in 23 days for indoors and out: electronics, music, science and more.

Teen Jeopardy Tournament

Canning Basics with Jam and Jelly

Saturday, Jun 22 • 10:00 am–Noon •( Adults: Christine Kendle, from OSU Extension, will present water bath and pressure canning, and a jam making demonstration.

Freezing and Drying Basics

Saturday, Jun 29 • 10:00 am–Noon •( Adults: Learn to properly freeze and dry fruits, vegetables and meats to ensure both high quality and food safety.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Teens Monday, Jul 1 • 6:30 pm • Teens: Be a ninja.

Cheese Making 101

Saturday, Jul 13 • 11:00 am–1:00 pm •( Adults: Join Bob Troyer, from Heini’s Cheese Chalet, to learn everything you wanted to know about cheese, making cheese, and enjoy some delicious samples.

Straw Wars

Monday, Jul 15 • 6:30 pm Grades K–5: May the force be with you as you compete in games of skill using the common household straw.

Mind Challenge

Saturday, Jul 27 • 11:00 am–2:00 pm All Ages: Exercise your mind with brain teasers, puzzles and games.

Monday, Jun 17 • 2:00–3:00 pm • Teens: The winner from each branch will be invited to compete at the systemwide Teen Jeopardy Championship. See more details on page 7.

Preschool Activity Stations

Wednesdays • 3:30 pm • May 22; Jun 26; Jul 24; Aug 28 Teens: Stop by for a bit of tea and biscuits if you love Sherlock, Doctor Who, Monty Python and all things British.

World of Difference Interactive Show

Happy to Be Me, Zero to Three

SCORE Workshop for Nonprofits

Family Fun Days

British Social Club

Thursday, May 23 • 10:00 am–Noon •( Adults: Business counseling for nonprofits: develop a business plan, structure a marketing plan and establish outcomes and performance indicators, and more.

FEATURED EVENTS Computer Classes............................ 8–9 Little Theatre Performances..............19 Photo Contests...................................... 7 Pups and Pages...................................15 Rosemary Wells, Author Visit............... 5 Summer Reading Challenge............6–7 Teen Jeopardy........................................ 7

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Wednesday, Jun 19 • 6:00 pm • Grades K–3: Work up a sweat singing and dancing in this interactive workshop with Lindsay Bonilla. Thursdays • 2:00 pm Jun 20....Get Your Brain On: Hands–on program teaches teamwork and creative problem solving. Jun 27.....Fabulous Face Painting with Marjorie Funk Jul 11......Life–Size Candy Land: Here’s your chance to move through Candy Land from the Gum Drop Mountains to the Chocolate Swamp. Jul 18......Jurassic Stark: Discover the majesty of dinosaurs. Jul 25......Library Olympics: Test your athletic skills at the library Olympics.

Oops! Art

Saturday, Jun 22 • Library Hours Family: Create your own beautiful “Oops!” with our craft supplies.

Wednesday, Aug 7 • 10:30 am Ages 3–5 w/caregiver: Explore through hands– on activities designed to make learning fun. Presented by the Early Childhood Resource Center Wednesdays • 6:00–8:00 pm •( Aug 7, 14, 21, 28 Adults: For parents of children ages 0–3. Better understand your child's early development by attending the four Happy to be Me two–hour sessions. Childcare will be provided.

Start and Finance Your Own Business

Thursday, Aug 8 • 10:00 am–12:30 pm •( Adults: Holly Bolinger, from KSU Stark, will provide information on starting a business. Tim Ensch, from U. S. Small Business Administration will explore financial opportunities for obtaining venture capital to start a business.

Unlocking the Secrets of the Cemetery

Wednesday, Aug 21 • 2:00–3:30 pm •( Adults: Cemeteries have a special language of their own. Kim Kenney, Curator of the McKinley Museum, will use photographs to explain the special symbolism of cemetery art.

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DeHoff Memorial Branch

216 Hartford Avenue SE, Canton OH 44707 • 330.452.9014

 = Registration requested. Please register online at StarkLibrary.org and choose the Calendar tab or call your participating library.

Blood Pressure Screenings

Mondays • 10:00 am–2:00 pm Jun 3, 10, 17, 24 Adults: Mercy Medical Center will provide free blood pressure screenings for adults.

Super Saturday Matinee

Exercise Your Mind! Cognition and Brain Health

Saturdays • 2:00–4:00 pm Jun 1....Trinity Goodheart Jul 6.....Seventeen Again Aug 3....Smart House

Monday, Jun 3 • 1:00–2:00 pm • Adults: Occupational Therapy Assistant Andi Michelson teaches fun and practical ways to keep your brain stimulated.

Exercise Your Mind! Photo Contest

Jun 3–Jul 27 • Library Hours All Ages: Enter original photos at one or more of our participating locations. See page 7 for details. PHOTO SHOW Aug 1 • Library Hours

Summer Reading Kick–Off

Monday, Jun 3 • 2:00–4:00 pm All Ages: Kick off this year’s Summer Reading Challenge with an afternoon of fun, games and food.

Bicycle Safety

Family: Enjoy a family friendly movie on the first Saturday of each month. Sponsored by the DeHoff Friends of the Library.

SARTA Travel Training Class

Monday, Jun 17 • 11:00 am–Noon • All Ages: Learn about the various services offered by the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority. A free thirty-one day bus pass will be offered to those who complete the class for the first time.

Tuesday, Jun 4 • 2:30–3:30 pm • Grades K–5: Learn important bicycle safety tips and have a safety inspection done on your bike.

Recycle with Wendy

Nutrition for Kids

Book Discussion for Adults

Thursday, Jun 6 • 2:00–3:00 pm • Grades K–5: Exercise your mind and learn how to stay healthy this summer.

Lemonade Stand Entrepreneur Series

Fridays • 1:00–2:00 pm • Jun 7, 14, 21, 28 Teens: Learn basic developmental skills in the operation of a lemonade stand. A certificate of completion will be presented to those who finish the training.

In the Loop Knitters

Mondays • 3:00–4:00 pm • Jun 10–Aug 26 Adults: Stay in the loop and share the latest knitting techniques with others.

Games with Rena

Tuesday, Jun 11 • 2:00–3:00 pm • Grades K–5: Explore your mind with crafty games.

DeHoff Coupon Savings Club

Wednesdays • 12:30–1:30 pm • Jun 12–Aug 28 Adults: Share your passion for saving money with other shoppers. Bring coupons and swap them with others in the club.

Pizza Party Story Time

Thursday, Jun 13 • 2:00–3:00 pm • Grades K–5: Learn how to make pizza from scratch with Theresa from Pizza Oven.

Connect

Tuesday, Jun 18 • 2:00–3:00 pm Grades K–5: Turn everyday trash into treasure. Tuesdays • 5:00–6:00 pm • Jun 25 ��� A House Divided by Kimberla Lawson Roby Jul 23 ���� The Perfect Marriage by Kimberla Lawson Roby Aug 27 �� Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis

World of Difference Interactive Show

Thursday, Jun 20 • 11:00 am–Noon• Grades K–3: Work up a sweat singing and dancing in this interactive workshop with Lindsay Bonilla.

Beekeepers for Kids

Tuesday, Jun 25 • 2:00–3:00 pm • Grades K–5: Listen to the buzz and stimulate your mind.

Wii Games

Thursday, Jun 27 • 2:00–3:00 pm • Grades K–5: Enjoy Wii Games on the Nintendo Wii gaming system.

Book Club in a Bag

Jul 1–5 • 1:00–2:00 pm • Teens: Check out the book in a bag, review it and return it with your review.

Collage Craft

Tuesday, Jul 2 • 2:00–3:00 pm • Grades K–5: Create a Fourth of July collage craft using tissue paper.

Tae Kwon Do Techniques with Janelle

Saturday, Jul 6 • 2:00–3:00 pm • Grades K–5: Tae Kwon Do student, Janelle, will share techniques in the martial art.

Boomerangs for Kids

Tuesday, Jul 9 • 2:00–3:00 pm Grades K–5: Learn all about boomerangs. See if one will return.

Gardening Tips for Kids

Thursday, Jul 11 • 2:00–3:00 pm Grades K–5: Get tips on how to grow a successful garden this summer.

Teen Jewelry Workshop

Friday, Jul 12 • 1:00–2:00 pm • Teens: Learn the basic construction of bracelets and earrings.

Favorite Television from the 1970s

Monday, Jul 15 • 6:00–7:00 pm • Teens: Visit the library and share in the enjoyment of 1970s television programming. Snacks will be served along with trivia questions.

Teen Jeopardy Tournament

Friday, Jul 19 • 4:00–5:00 pm Teens: The winner from each branch will be invited to compete at the systemwide Teen Jeopardy Championship. See more details on page 7.

American Girl Book and Snack Evening for Tweens

Monday, Aug 5 • 6:00–7:00 pm • Grades 3–6: A book from the American Girl book series will be read and crafts related to the book will be constructed.

FEATURED EVENTS Computer Classes............................ 8–9 Little Theatre Performances..............19 Photo Contests...................................... 7 Pups and Pages...................................15 Rosemary Wells, Author Visit............... 5 Summer Reading Challenge............6–7 Teen Jeopardy....................................... 7

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Bookmobile Services

715 Market Avenue N, Canton OH 44702 • 330.458.2824 All programs are scheduled for day stops. See the Bookmobile Summer Schedule online for complete listing of stop times. Night stops will have a display of themed materials for check–out and a make it–take it craft packet each week, Jun 3–Jul 19.

June 3–August 16, 2013

Bookmobile Night Stops 5:30–7:30 pm MONDAYS

BEACH CITY (PUBLIC STOP)

TUESDAYS

SOUTHGATE SHOPPING CENTER (PUBLIC STOP)

WEDNESDAY

WAYNESBURG SHOPPING CENTRE (PUBLIC STOP)

THURSDAYS

FISHER FOODS ON HARRISON SW (PUBLIC STOP) WALES SQUARE SHOPPING CENTER (PUBLIC STOP) No visits on July 4 The complete Summer Bookmobile Schedule, will be available the first week in May.

Summer Reading Kick–Off

Jun 3–7 • See Schedule for times Children and Teens: Sign up for Summer Reading and have some silly willy fun.

There’s a Commotion in the Ocean

Brain Power

Brain Teasers

Use Your Good Brain

Jun 10–14 • See schedule for times Grades Preschool–5: Swim in the ocean, meet a shark and take an octopus home. Jun 10–14 • See schedule for times Teens: Let’s exercise your brain with some fun.

Dance with the Stars

Jun 17–21 • See schedule for times Grades Preschool–5: Learn to do The Wobble and listen to stories about dance.

Food for Thought

Jun 17–21 • See schedule for times Teens: How healthy are your eating habits?

Summer Fun with Your Family

Jun 24–28 • See schedule for times Grades Preschool–5: Stories about siblings and car seat exercises, then make a sun catcher.

Jump into a Book

Jun 24–28 • See schedule for times Teens: Enter to win by jumping rope.

Game Plan

Jul 1–5 • See schedule for times Grades Preschool–5: Enjoy stories and make your own mancala game board.

E ast Canton Branch

Jul 1–5 • See schedule for times Teens: How strong is your brain? Jul 8–12 • See schedule for times Grades Preschool–5: Use your brain and imagination, then make a secret message spinner.

Riddles, Riddles and More Riddles Jul 8–12 • See schedule for times Teens: Let’s test your logic with riddles.

Exercise Your Mind at the Library

Jul 15–19 • See schedule for times Grades Preschool–5: What, where and who activities on the Bookmobile.

More Teasing of the Brain

Jul 15–19 • See schedule for times Teens: Can your brain handle it?

Recipe Swap

Aug 5–16 • See schedule for times Adults: Share your favorite recipes with one another. Take notes and start cooking.

224 North Wood Street, East Canton OH 44730 • 330.488.1501  = Registration requested. Please register online at StarkLibrary.org and choose the Calendar tab or call your participating library or call your participating library. Programming subject to change based on unexpected school closings or changes with the Foltz Community Center.

S tory Times

Get your child ready to read with stories, songs and fun.

Family Story Time

All Ages w/caregiver Wednesdays • 10:30 am • Jun 5, 12, 19, 26; Jul 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Family Movie Night

Tuesdays • 6:00 pm • May 7......Wreck-it Ralph Jun 4.......Tangled Jul 2........Big Miracle Aug 6......The Odd Life of Timothy Green

Book Discussion for Adults

Tuesdays • 7:00 pm • May 14 ���Can’t Wait to Get to Heaven by Fannie Flagg Jun 11 ���End of your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe Jul 16 �����President’s Club by Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy Aug 13 �� The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

Summer Reading Kick–Off

Tuesday, Jun 4 • 2:00 pm • All Ages: Marjorie Funk, our favorite face painter and story teller, will join us to showcase her amazing talents.

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Women Writers' Circle

Tuesdays • 11:00 am Jun 4, 11, 25; Jul 9, 23 Adults: Everyone has a story to tell. Discuss how to bring your memories to life to share and save and create a family legacy.

Creative Tuesdays

Tuesdays • 2:00 pm • Jun 11, 18, 25; Jul 9, 16, 23 All Ages: Exercise your mind as well as your body with arts and crafts. Planned events include yoga, water color and collage.

Brains in a Box

Thursday, Jun 13 • 2:00–4:00 pm • Teens: Use your smarts, creativity and teamwork to think outside of the box and compete to win our mini-challenges.

World of Difference Interactive Show

Thursday, Jun 20 • 1:00–2:00 pm • Grades K–3: Work up a sweat singing and dancing in this interactive workshop with Lindsay Bonilla.

Exercise Your Right to be Crafty Thursday, Jun 20 • 2:30–4:00 pm • Teens: Crafty art projects galore.

Teen Jeopardy Tournament

Thursday, Jun 27 • 2:30–4:00 pm • Teens: The winner from each branch will be invited to compete at the systemwide Teen Jeopardy Championship. See more details on page 7.

First It Was a Book … Now It’s a Movie

Thursdays: Jul 11, 18 • 2:30–4:30 pm • Teens: Popcorn, candy and an awesome movie straight from the pages of your favorite book. Bring something comfy to sit on.

Spa-Tacular!

Thursday, Jul 25 • 2:30–4:00 pm • Teens: Relax with your friends while we create some homemade bath bombs, lip gloss and more.

Beginning Genealogy

Thursday, Aug 22 • 2:00 pm • Adults: Learn the basics and discover helpful research tools available in the Genealogy Dept. at Main Library, including Ancestry.com. Bring some family history to complete pedigree and family group sheets. A search using the 1940 Census will be demonstrated.

After School Program

Tuesdays and Thursdays • 3:30–4:30 pm Aug 20, 22, 27; Sep 3, 5 Teens: After school at the library is fantastic … crafts, game tournaments, homework help and much more.

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Jackson Township Branch

7487 Fulton Drive NW, Massillon OH 44646 • 330.833.1010  = Registration requested. Please register online at StarkLibrary.org and choose the Calendar tab or call your participating library.

Book Discussion for Adults

Thursdays • 6:00–8:00 pm May 2…..Cutting for Stone by A. Verghese Jun 6……Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks Jul 11…..The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris by David McCullough Aug 1……Believing the Lie by Elizabeth George

Close Knit Group

Mondays • 6:30–8:00 pm • May 6, 20; Jun 3, 17; Jul 1, 15, 29; Aug 12, 26 Adults: Share your skills, learn new tips or trade secrets. All levels are welcome.

Calling All Dr. Who Fans!

Tuesday, May 7 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Teens: Are you a fan of BBC’s Dr. Who? Test your knowledge of this popular TV show when you team up against the Time Lords or the Daleks.

Financial Planning with Gary Sirak

Monday, May 13 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Adults: Gary Sirak, president of Sirak Financial Companies and author of If Your Money Talked, What Secrets Would It Tell? shares advice for improving your financial story.

Volunteens

Tuesdays • 6:30–7:30 pm May 14, 28; Jun 11; Jul 9; Aug 6 Teens: Plan programs, write a newsletter, create booklists and much more.

Understanding Social Security

Wednesday, May 22 • 2:00–3:00 pm • Adults: Robert Fenn, a Social Security Administration Public Affairs Specialist, will present information and answer questions related to filing for your Social Security benefits.

Exercise For Your Mind

Jun 1–Jul 31 Adults: Walk your way to free books this summer at the Jackson Branch. Log the miles you walk or hike and redeem at the Jackson Branch for free books. A grand prize will be awarded to the Top Walker! Walking logs and instructions will be available May 20.

Exercise Your Mind! Photo Contest

Jun 3–Jul 27 • Library Hours All Ages: Enter original photos at one or more of our participating locations. See page 7 for details. PHOTO SHOW Aug 5 • 6:00–7:30 pm

Summer Reading Kick–Off

Monday, Jun 3 • 2:00–4:00 pm All Ages: Join us for ice cream, contests and crafts with the Jackson Friends of the Library.

An Introduction to Yoga

Monday, Jun 3 • 6:30–7:30 pm • Adults: Megan Peters, instructor from the Paul and Carol David YMCA, will present. Learn how yoga enhances mind and body awareness and improves strength and flexibility for all age and ability levels. Bring a towel or mat to participate.

Connect

StoryWalk™

Thursdays: Jun 6, 13, 20, 27 • 6:30–7:30 pm • Family: StoryWalk™ is a family activity where children walk a trail and read books; pages are spaced along the trail. Begin and end your walk at the Jackson Branch. The StoryWalk Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Vermont Bicycle & Pedestrian Coalition (VBPC) and the Kellogg Hubbard Library.

Organic Gardening

Monday, Jun 10 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Adults: Cindy Petitti, from Anthony Petitti Garden Center, will educate us on creating and managing an organic garden, specifically herbs and their use in cooking.

Mister Jeff’s Magic

Wednesday, Jun 12 • 2:00–3:00 pm • Family: Is my mind playing tricks on me? Your mind will get a workout with magician and family entertainer, Jeff Conley.

World of Difference Interactive Show

Monday, Jun 17 • 1:00–2:00 pm • Grades K–3: Work up a sweat singing and dancing in this interactive workshop with Lindsay Bonilla.

Teen Jeopardy Tournament

Tuesday, Jun 18 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Teens: The winner from each branch will be invited to compete at the systemwide Teen Jeopardy Championship. See more details on page 7.

Brain Teasers

Tuesday, Jun 25 • 2:00–4:00 pm • Teens: Riddles and Conundrums and Brainteasers, oh my! Check out websites filled with challenges, quizzes, trivia, logic problems and mind puzzles.

Model Railroad Design

Monday, Jul 1 • 6:30–7:30 pm • Adults: Jim Sorenson, owner of Far Beyond Rails, will offer information about model railroad basics, and how to get started in the hobby.

Story Art

Thursday, Jul 11 Grades K–2: 10:00–11:00 am • Grades 3–5: 2:00–3:00 pm • Learn about symbols used in art to create stories through the art of printmaking.

The Tomb of Tutankhamun

Monday, Jul 15 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Adults: M. J. Albacete, director of the Canton Museum of Art, will present his popular illustrated lecture and slide show chronicling the discovery and excavation of the Tomb of Tutankhamun. He will share his personal experiences surrounding this five year quest.

Brain in a Box

Tuesday, Jul 16 • 2:00–4:00 pm • Teens: Use smarts, creativity and teamwork to think outside of the box and win our mini–challenges.

S tory Times

Get your child ready to read with stories, songs and fun.

Baby/Toddler Story Time

Ages newborn–2 years w/caregiver Tuesdays • 11:00 am • Jun 11, 18, 25; Jul 2, 9, 16, 23

Preschool Story Time

Ages 3–5 years Wednesdays • 10:00 am • Jun 12, 19, 26; Jul 3, 10, 17, 24

Magic Workshop

Mondays: Jul 22, 29 • 2:00–3:00 pm • Grades 3–5: Exercise your mind and learn some of the greatest magic tricks ever with magician Jeff Conley. Space is limited, register early.

Academic Challenge Tuesday, Jul 23 • 6:00–7:30 pm

Teens: You will definitely exercise your brain when you take part in this year’s challenge.

How Street Smart Are You? Jul 29–Aug 2 • Library Hours

Teens: OK, so you have a very high IQ, but just how street smart are you? Take the Street Smart Challenge to find out.

Socrates Café

Monday, Jul 29 • 6:30–7:30 pm • Adults: Explore and discuss the concept of a Socrates Café at Jackson Branch. Adults, ages 16 and over, will debate the questions of life in an open, friendly and civil manner.

Outdoor Party for Teen Volunteers

Tuesday, Aug 6 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Teens: Did you volunteer at the library this past year? If so, you are invited to an evening of fun and food on the lawn next to the library.

Reiki and Healing Touch

Monday, Aug 19 • 6:30–7:30 pm • Adults: Anne McFeely, RN, from Two Visions Harmony and Wellness Center, will present information and techniques used to balance the body's energy system and create a feeling of well being and relaxation. Become enlightened.

FEATURED EVENTS Computer Classes............................ 8–9 Little Theatre Performances..............19 Photo Contests...................................... 7 Pups and Pages...................................15 Rosemary Wells, Author Visit............... 5 Summer Reading Challenge............6–7 Teen Jeopardy....................................... 7

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L ake Community Branch

11955 Market Avenue N, Uniontown OH 44685 • 330.877.9975

 = Registration requested. Please register online at StarkLibrary.org and choose the Calendar tab or call your participating library.

S tory Times

Get your child ready to read with stories, songs and fun.

Baby Story Time

Ages newborn–23 months w/caregiver Tuesdays • 11:15 am–Noon •( Jun 4, 11, 18, 25; Jul 9, 16, 23

Toddler Story Time

Ages 2–3 years w/caregiver Wednesdays • 11:00–11:30 am •( Jun 5, 12, 19, 26; Jul 10, 17, 24 or Thursdays • 11:00–11:30 am •( Jun 6, 13, 20, 27; Jul 11, 18, 25

Preschool Story Time

Ages 3 ½–5 years Wednesdays • 10:00–10:30 am •( Jun 5, 12, 19, 26; Jul 10, 17, 24 or Thursdays • 10:00–10:30 am •( Jun 6, 13, 20, 27; Jul 11, 18, 25

6th Annual Plant Swap

Saturday, May 4 • 10:00 am–Noon Adults: Got a green thumb? Need to thin out your garden? Come and acquire new and unique plants for free. Plants should be healthy and disease free.

Knitty Gritters Knitting Club

Mondays • 11:00 am–1:00 pm May 6, 20; Jun 3, 17; Jul 1, 15, 29; Aug 5, 19; Sep 16, 30 Adults: Bring your current knitting project, see what others are knitting and stay in the loop.

Mystery Book Club

Tuesdays • 2:00–3:00 pm • Adults: Moderator Joe Sourini. May 7 ���� Shadow Woman by Linda Howard Jun 4 ����� The Third Bullet by Stephen Hunter Jul 2 ����� Nano by Robin Cook Aug 6 ���� Suspect by Robert Crais Sep 3 ���� Shadow Creek by Joy Fielding

Mother’s Day Tea

Tuesday, May 7 • 6:30–7:30 pm • Adults: Learn how to host a proper tea party and celebrate mom and all she does.

FEATURED EVENTS Computer Classes............................ 8–9 Little Theatre Performances..............19 Photo Contests...................................... 7 Pups and Pages...................................15 Rosemary Wells, Author Visit............... 5 Summer Reading Challenge............6–7 Teen Jeopardy........................................ 7

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Ramen Club

Fridays • 3:00–5:00 pm May 10; Jun 21; Jul 26; Aug 23 Teens: Explore Japanese culture and watch anime.

Talk To Me

Tuesdays • 2:30–3:30 pm May 14; Jun 25; Jul 16; Aug 27 Teens: Have suggestions for programs? Heard about a great new book or movie? This is your time to let our teen librarian know what you want.

8th Annual Lake Community Branch Photo Contest

Presented in partnership with Quail Hollow State Park Camera Club Jun 3–Jul 27 • Library Hours Judging on Tuesday, Jul 30 • 6:00–8:00 pm Ages 8 up: Entry forms can be picked up at the Lake Community Branch. Submit photos by Jul 27.

Summer Reading Kick–Off

Wednesday, Jun 5 • 1:00–4:00 pm All Ages: Music, food and fun to launch a summer of “exercising your mind!”

Wii Are Fit – Fusion Open Play

Thursdays: Jun 6; Jul 11 • 2:30–4:00 pm Teens: Play video games and hang out with your friends. Exercise has never been so much fun.

Basic Camera Settings

Tuesday, Jun 11 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Adults: Join Bob Moffitt from the Quail Hollow State Park Camera Club and learn what all the numbers and menus on your camera are for. Bring your camera.

Explore the Mind of Andy Warhol

Wednesday, Jun 12 • 2:00–3:00 pm •( Grades K–5: Examine the visual world of artist Andy Warhol. Staff from the Massillon Museum will teach you printmaking techniques, and you can take home your own Warhol inspired artwork.

Ooh! Ooh! Pick Me!

Thursday, Jun 13 • 2:30–3:30 pm Teens: In celebration of Audio Book Month, participate in our 1st ever Audio Book Speed Dating program. Listen to one minute of several audio books to find the perfect one for you. Plus, get a pair of free earbuds just for participating.

World of Difference Interactive Show

Monday, Jun 17 • 11:00 am–Noon •( Grades K–3: Work up a sweat singing and dancing in this interactive workshop with Lindsay Bonilla.

Author Amanda Flower

Tuesday, Jun 18 • 6:30–7:30 pm • Adults: Join Amanda Flower, an Agatha– nominated local mystery author, who started her writing career in elementary school.

Meet Author Linda Castillo

Wednesday, Jun 19 • 2:00–3:00 pm • Adults: New York Times bestselling author Linda Castillo will discuss and sign her newest book Her Last Breath, an Amish mystery thriller, which takes place in Holmes County. Books will be made available for purchase and signing.

Yoga for Kids

Wednesday, Jun 26 • 2:00–3:00 pm •( Grades K–5: Exercise your body and your mind during a relaxing yoga session.

Booked on Tuesdays Book Club

Tuesdays • 6:00–7:30 pm • Adults: Enjoy great books and connect with people. Jun 25 ��� The Fault in Our Stars by John Green Jul 23 ���� The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern Aug 27 �� The Watch That Ends the Night by Allan Wolf

Teen Jeopardy Tournament

Monday, Jul 1 • 2:30–4:00 pm • Teens: The winner from each branch will be invited to compete at the systemwide Teen Jeopardy Championship. See more details on page 7.

Explore History with an American Girl

Tuesday, Jul 9 • 2:00–3:00 pm •( Grades 2–5: Enter Felicity’s world of 1774 Williamsburg. Play games, make a colonial craft and sample food from that time.

Meth Lab Community Awareness

Tuesday, Jul 9 • 6:30–7:30 pm • Adults: Officers from the Akron Police Department specializing in methamphetamine related crime will provide information for community members.

Take Better Photos

Tuesday, Jul 16 • 6:00–7:30 pm •( Adults: Join Bob Moffitt from the Quail Hollow State Park Camera Club and learn the basics of composition, lighting, and what contest judges look for. Bring your camera.

Get in the Game!

Thursday, Jul 18 • 2:00–3:00 pm •( Grades K–5: Get up and move as we take outdoor games to a whole new level.

Teddy Bear Sleepover

Monday, Jul 22 • 6:00–6:30 pm •( Grades Preschool–2: Bring your teddy bear or stuffed animal to listen to stories, tuck him in and say good night. Pick up your teddy bear the next day.

Christmas in July

Thursday, July 25 • 2:30–4:00 pm •( Teens: There are six more months ‘til Christmas… but why wait? Seasonal snacks provided.

Hello Kindergarten

Thursday, Aug 1 • 10:00–11:00 am •( Kindergartners: Students are invited to a special story time to welcome them to kindergarten.

Tell Me About It! Book Club

Wednesday, Aug 7 • 2:30–3:30 pm Grades 6–12: Talk about your favorite books and read some new ones.

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Madge Youtz Branch

2921 Mahoning Road NE, Canton OH 44705 • 330.452.2618  = Registration requested. Please register online at StarkLibrary.org and choose the Calendar tab or call your participating library.

Exercise Your Mind! Photo Contest

Jun 3–Jul 27 • Library Hours All Ages: Enter original photos at one or more of our participating locations. See page 7 for details. OPEN HOUSE/RECEPTION Jul 31 • 2:00–4:00 pm PHOTOS WILL BE ON DISPLAY: Jul 29–Aug 3

NeedlePoints

Mondays • Noon–1:30 pm Jun 3; Jul 1; Aug 5 Adults: Discover the art of needlework. Learn how to knit and/or crochet different patterns while discussing the topics of the day.

Summer Reading Kick–Off

Wednesday, Jun 5 • 3:00–4:30 pm Family: Stop in and join us in celebrating Summer Reading with entertainment and refreshments.

Van Gogh Club

Mondays • 1:00–3:00 pm • Jun 10; Jul 8; Aug 12 Adults: Explore art basics with Patti Wollenberg. Learn about famous artists and how to express yourself through art.

Mystery Book Club

Wednesdays • 11:00 am–Noon Adults: Moderated by Joe Sourini. Jun 12 �� The Third Bullet by Stephen Hunter Jul 10 ���� Shadow Creek by Joy Fielding Aug 14 �� Nano by Robin Cook Sep 11 �� Suspect by Robert Crais Alternate title: The Striker by Clive Cussler

Fun and Games with the Wii

Thursday, Jun 13 • 2:00–3:00 pm Teens: Beat the heat and play Wii games like Dance Party and Mario Brothers.

PUPS and PAGES SATURDAYS • 10:30 AM–NOON

Grades K–5: Licensed therapy dogs will listen to you read.  Register online or at a participating location.

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Get your child ready to read with stories, songs and fun.

Preschool Story Time

Ages 3–5 years Tuesdays • 10:30–11:00 am Jun 4, 11, 18, 25; Jul 2, 9, 16, 23

Books and Something More

Wednesdays • Noon–1:30 pm Jun 19; Jul 17; Aug 21 Adults: Enjoy titles and genres you choose along with a little me time.

Library Scavenger Hunt

Thursday, Jun 20 • 2:00–3:00 pm Teens: Race to find clues for prizes using the Dewey Decimal System.

World of Difference Interactive Show

Thursday, Jun 20 • 3:00–4:00 pm • Grades K–3: Work up a sweat singing and dancing in this interactive workshop with Lindsay Bonilla.

Get Fit with Wii

Thursday Jul 11 • 11:00 am–Noon Grades K–5: Exercise your body with Wii to keep in shape for summer fun.

Brains in a Box

JUN 15 @ JACKSON TOWNSHIP BRANCH

Thursday, Jul 11 • 2:00–3:00 pm Teens: Use smarts, creativity and teamwork to think outside of the box and win our mini– challenges.

JUN 15 @ SANDY VALLEY BRANCH

Healthy Heart Bracelets

Debbie and Tessa (Afghan Hound)

Hilda and Gus (Golden Retriever)

JUN 29 @ NORTH BRANCH

Jolinda and Muchacha (Bichon Frise) Libby and Apache (Golden Retriever)

JUL 27 @ LAKE COMMUNITY BRANCH Libby and Apache (Golden Retriever) Karen and Paxi (Yorkshire Terrier)

Thursday, Jul 18 • 2:00–3:00 pm Teens: Create a healthy heart bracelet for yourself or a friend.

Reading Challenge Celebration

Monday, Jul 22 • 11:00 am–Noon Grades K–5: Celebrate meeting your reading goals with a Stark Parks adventure with Amanda.

Teen Jeopardy Tournament

Thursday, Jul 25 • 2:00–4:00 pm Teens: The winner from each branch will be invited to compete at the systemwide Teen Jeopardy Championship. See more details on page 7.

FEATURED EVENTS

Left is Jada who visitied Perry last winter and above, a young visitor spends a little quality time with, and reads to, Emma the German Shepherd at Norh Branch.

Connect

Computer Classes............................ 8–9 Little Theatre Performances..............19 Photo Contests...................................... 7 Pups and Pages...................................15 Rosemary Wells, Author Visit............... 5 Summer Reading Challenge............6–7 Teen Jeopardy....................................... 7

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North Branch

189 25th Street NW, Canton OH 44709 • 330.456.4356  = Registration requested. Please register online at StarkLibrary.org and choose the Calendar tab or call your participating library.

S tory Times

Get your child ready to read with stories, songs and fun.

Family Story Time

All Ages Wednesdays • 10:00–10:30 am • Jun 12, 19, 26; Jul 10, 17, 24

Classic Lit Book Club

Wednesdays • 6:30 pm Adults May 1 ���� Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte Jun 5 ����� David Copperfield: Chapters 1–31 by Charles Dickens Jul 3 ������ David Copperfield: Chapters 32–64 by Charles Dickens Aug 7 ���� Howards End by E. M. Forster

Children’s Chess Club

Thursdays • 6:00–7:45 pm • May 2–Aug 29 Grades 1–6: If you are just a beginner or have been playing awhile, come join us for an evening of chess. Chess boards are provided, but feel free to bring your own.

Take a Tour of the

Mobile Tech Training Bus Saturday, June 15, 2013 North Branch Extension Parking Lot

Tour 1 1:00-1:30 pm Tour 2 2:00-2:30 pm Tour 3 3:00-3:30 pm

We're borrowing SEO’s (Serving Every Ohioan) Mobile Technology Training Center from June 12 through June 17. This lab is a 35 foot bus equipped with 10 networked PC’s, plus a printer and projector. The bus will be parked in North Branch’s extension parking lot and we’ll offer training classes on board all week. We don’t want to rack up any fines, so we have to return it on time. Make sure you sign up for classes early – see page 9 for class information and times – and don’t miss out on this opportunity.

Writers Group

Thursdays • 6:30 pm May 16; Jun 20; Jul 18; Aug 15 Online Anytime Adults: Whatever you may be writing—poetry, short stories, novels, children’s book, memoirs—share your work with other amateur writers and offer critiques and support. Join us in person, online, or both—it’s up to you! For more information, including how to join the online portion, email Shelia at north@starklibrary.org.

Summer Reading Kick–Off

Wednesday, Jun 5 • 2:00–4:00 pm • Family: Join us for our Annual Ice Cream Social. North Branch family and friends gather for an afternoon of ice cream, special show with Bungles the Clown’s “Get Fit” Show, Mr. Pete’s popcorn, face painting, book prizes and fun.

Brain Teasers

Jun 24–29 • Library Hours Teens: Are you a lefty or a righty? Stop in and exercise both sides of your mind.

Duct Tape: Imaginatively Sticky

Jul 1–6 • Library Hours Teens: Form or fashion? Come in and create a duct tape masterpiece.

Teen Jeopardy Tournament

Salute to Uncle Sam and Our Soldiers

Jun 3–Jul 27 • Library Hours All Ages: Enter original photos at one or more of our participating locations. See page 7 for details. PHOTO SHOW Jul 31 • 2:00–4:00 pm

Wednesday, Jun 12 • 2:00–3:00 pm •( Teens: The winner from each branch will be invited to compete at the systemwide Teen Jeopardy Championship. See more details on page 7.

Jul 1–6 • Library Hours Family: Make a card to send to our military heroes. Create a patriotic craft then check out a good book about the good old USA.

Exercise Your Library Card

Harry Sci-Fi Club

World in a Bottle

Exercise Your Mind! Photo Contest

Jun 3–Jul 27 • Library Hours Adults: Each week, check out a book from a specific part of the collection to enter a weekly drawing. Go the extra mile and write a 100+ word review of that book and get another entry. Audiobooks and eBooks count, too! See the check out desk for more details and the weekly theme.

FEATURED EVENTS Computer Classes............................ 8–9 Little Theatre Performances..............19 Photo Contests...................................... 7 Pups and Pages...................................15 Rosemary Wells, Author Visit............... 5 Summer Reading Challenge............6–7 Teen Jeopardy........................................ 7

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Mondays • 6:30 pm All Ages: Find information at www.harrysf.org Jun 17.....Redshirts by John Scalzi Jul 15......How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe by Charles Yu Aug 19....Enemy Stars by Poul Anderson Sep 16 ....Summer Movies and TV Series

World of Difference Interactive Show

Wednesday, Jun 19 • 1:00–2:00 pm • Grades K–3: Work up a sweat singing and dancing in this interactive workshop with Lindsay Bonilla.

Ye Olde Times

Wednesday, Jun 19 • 6:00–7:30 pm • All Ages: Have you ever wanted to know how to swing a sword? Ever wondered what people ate over 500 years ago or what stories they told around the fire? Experience medieval fighting, food and more courtesy of the Marche of Alderford branch of the Society for Creative Anachronism.

Wednesday, Jul 10 • 2:00–3:00 pm •( Teens: Use your imagination to create a terrarium in a bottle.

Sweet Treats! Teen Iron Chef

Wednesday, Jul 17 • 2:00–3:30 pm •( Teens: Compete to see who can make the best sugary confection. Yum!

Hiking For Healthy Animal Lovers

Thursday, Jul 18 Session 1: 1:00–1:45 pm • Session 2: 2:00–2:45 pm • Family: Stark Parks Sanders Wildlife Center with Amanda will join us with live animals. She will tell us what animals to look for when hiking Ohio trails this summer.

Brains in a Box

Wednesday, Jul 24 • 2:00–3:00 pm •( Teens: Use smarts, creativity and teamwork to think outside of the box and win our mini– challenges.

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Perry Sippo Branch

5710 12th Street NW, Canton OH 44708 • 330.477.8482  = Registration requested. Please register online at StarkLibrary.org and choose the Calendar tab or call your participating library.

Book Discussion for Adults

Thursdays • 6:00–7:00 pm May 2; Jun 6; Jul 11; Aug 1; Sep 5 Adults: New members welcome. Book selections available online or at the circulation desk.

Mom and Me Girls’ Night In

Monday, May 13 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Ages 5 and up: Have a ladies night at the library to celebrate Mothers Day.

From Book to Big Screen Brown Bag Book Discussion

Adults: Bring a lunch and discuss books that have made it to the big screen. Books available at desk. Movie Viewing Tuesdays • 11:00 am–1:00 pm May 14 �� Into the Wild Jun 11 �� How to Deal Jul 9 ������ Practical Magic Aug 13 �� The Scarlet Letter Sep 10 �� Absolute Power Book and Movie Discussion Tuesdays • Noon–1:00 pm May 21 �� Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer Jun 18 �� Someone Like You by Sarah Dessen Jul 16 ���� Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman Aug 20 �� The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne Sep 17 �� Absolute Power by David Baldacci

Mid–Week Movie Matinee

Circuit Circus

Thursday, Jun 13 • 2:00–3:30 pm • Grades K–5: Get active in our three ring circus with a skill to master in each ring. Presented by the YMCA.

A Father’s Day and Birthday Extravaganza Card Class

Thursday, Jun 13 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Adults: Create two simple cards using creative techniques. All materials are supplied. Techniques for beginners to experienced card makers will be taught.

World of Difference Interactive Show

Monday, Jun 17 • 3:00–4:00 pm • Grades K–3: Work up a sweat singing and dancing in this interactive workshop with Lindsay Bonilla

Meet Author Linda Castillo

Wednesday, Jun 19 • 6:30–7:30 pm• Adults: New York Times bestselling author Linda Castillo will discuss and sign her newest book, Her Last Breath, an Amish mystery thriller that takes place in Holmes County. Books will be made available for purchase and signing.

Teen Jeopardy Tournament

Monday, Jun 24 • 2:00–4:00 pm • Teens: The winner from each branch will be invited to compete at the systemwide Teen Jeopardy Championship. See more details on page 7.

Wednesdays • 2:00–4:00 pm Adults: Beat the summer heat and join us for a movie classic. May 22...From Here to Eternity Jun 26....3:10 to Yuma (2007) Jul 24......It Happened One Night Aug 28....Singin’ in the Rain

Exercise Your Mind Scavenger Hunt

Exercise Your Mind! Photo Contest

Friday, Jul 5 • 7:30 pm All Ages: The Canal Fulton–Clinton Community Band will perform a patriotic concert to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. Bring chairs or blankets to sit on. Ice cream provided by the Perry Sippo Friends of the Library. The performance will be moved inside if it rains.

Jun 3–Jul 27 • Library Hours All Ages: Enter original photos at one or more of our participating locations. See page 7 for details. PHOTO SHOW Aug 8–9 • Library Hours

Summer Reading Kick–Off

Thursday, Jun 6 • 2:00–4:00 pm • All Ages: Kick–off summer reading with a fun day that includes face painting, hoop dancing, food and chalk the walk.

Weight Training for Teens

Monday, Jun 10 • 2:00–3:30 pm • Teens: Make your own weights. Afterwards, trainers from the YMCA will teach techniques to use weights with proper form and recommended number of repetitions.

Summer Sounds: Big Band Concert

Tuesdays • 6:30–8:00 pm Jun 11; Aug 6 All Ages: Enjoy the sounds of the Big Band era with the Musical Memories Orchestra. Bring a blanket or chair to sit on. Ice cream provided by the Perry Sippo Friends of the Library. The performance will be moved inside if it rains.

Connect

Thursday, Jun 27 • 2:00–4:00 pm • Grades K–5: Follow the clues and explore the Sippo Lake Trail. Visit the Exploration Gateway science lab before and after your walk. Dress for the trail! Presented with Stark Parks.

Patriotic Concert in the Park

S tory Times

Get your child ready to read with stories, songs and fun.

Baby Story Time

Ages newborn–23 months w/caregiver Mondays • 10:00–10:30 am • Jun 3, 10, 17, 24; Jul 1 or Wednesdays • 10:00–10:30 am • Jun 5, 12, 19, 26; Jul 3

Toddler Story Time

Ages 2–3 years w/caregiver Mondays • 11:00–11:30 am • Jun 3, 10, 17, 24; Jul 1 or Wednesdays • 11:00–11:30 am • Jun 5, 12, 19, 26; Jul 3

Preschool Story Time

Ages 4–5 years w/caregiver Thursdays • 11:30 am–Noon • May 30; Jun 6, 13, 20, 27

6th Annual On the Big Screen

Friday, Jul 19 • 7:00–11:00 pm All Ages: Watch Wreck-It Ralph (PG) with activities before the movie. Bring chairs or blanket. Co– sponsored by the Perry Sippo Friends of the Library and Stark Parks. Movie shown inside if it rains.

Snack Sculptures

Thursday, Jul 25 • 2:00–4:00 pm • Grades K–5: Watch a movie and make monsters, bugs and flowers out of cut veggies.

Life of Pi: Book to Screen

Monday, Jul 29 • 5:00–7:30 pm • Teens: Watch the movie, then talk about which is better, the book or movie. Books will be available to check out two weeks before the movie.

Make Your Own Mad Libs

Thursday, Aug 8 • 2:00–3:30 pm •( Grades 3–6: Upcycle old books by making your own unique Mad Libs.

Effective Research Techniques

Patio Paper Craft

Monday, Jul 8 • 2:00–4:00 pm • Teens: Hang out on our patio and upcycle old books into a cool paper craft. In the event of rain, the program will be moved inside.

Teens: Monday, Aug 12 • 2:00–3:30 pm • Adults: Tuesday, Aug 13 • 2:00–3:30 pm • Teens/Adults: Prepare yourself for the coming school year by learning how to research using Academic Search Premier.

Wildlife Explorer Hike

Active Older Adult Exercise Class

Presented with Stark Parks Thursday, Jul 11 • 2:00–4:00 pm • Grades K–5: Enjoy a guided walk through the Wetland Trails and learn about wildlife at the Sanders Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. Bring a camera and dress for the trail.

Teen Martial Arts and Self Defense

Monday, Jul 15 • 2:00–3:30 pm • Teens: Justin Riegle, professional boxer and personal trainer, will introduce proper form for kick boxing and self defense to build confidence. Presented by the YMCA.

Thursday, Aug 15 • 6:30–7:30 pm • Adults: Learn a low impact cardio workout and muscle conditioning using props with Heather Farina of the Paul and Carol David YMCA.

The Dewey Decibel Stand–Up Comedy Tour Stops Here

Friday, Aug 30 • 7:00–9:00 pm • Adults: Bill Hildebrandt, regular headliner at the Riviera in Las Vegas, along with Kevin Kramis will perform a comedy improv with audience participation. Sponsored by the Perry Sippo Friends of the Library. See page 5 for more details.

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Plain Community Branch

1803 Schneider Street NE, Canton OH 44721 • 330.494.3399  = Registration requested. Please register online at StarkLibrary.org and choose the Calendar tab or call your participating library.

S tory Times

Get your child ready to read with stories, songs and fun.

Baby/Toddler Story Time

Ages newborn–3 years w/caregiver Wednesdays • 10:30–11:00 am • Jun 5, 12, 19, 26; Jul 10, 17, 24

Preschool Story Time

Ages 3–5 years Tuesdays • 10:30–11:15 am • Jun 11, 18, 25; Jul 9, 16, 23, 30; Aug 6

Family Story Time

Mondays • 7:00–7:30 pm • Jun 3, 10, 17, 24; Jul 8, 15, 22

Trail Talks

Tuesday, May 14 • 2:30–3:30 pm • and Tuesday, Jun 18 • 6:00–7:00 pm • Teens: Explore Stark Parks Middle Branch Trail while discussing the newest and hottest young adult books.

Book Sale

Thursday, May 16 • 9:00 am–7:00 pm Friday, May 17 • 9:00 am–5:00 pm Saturday, May 18 • 9:00 am–4:00 pm All Ages: Browse for good books and great bargains at our book sale.

Thursday Mystery Book Club

Thursdays • 5:00–6:00 pm Adults May 16 �� Vanish (Rizzoli and Isles series #5) by Tess Gerritsen Jun 20 �� Deception (Alex Delaware Mystery series #26) by Jonathan Kellerman Jul 18 ���� Without Mercy by Lisa Jackson

The Anime Army

Wednesdays • 2:30–4:00 pm May 22; Jun 19; Jul 24; Aug 28 Teens: Join us and enjoy all things anime.

Disney Seminar

Tuesdays: Jun 4; Aug 6 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Thursday, Jul 11 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Adults: Planning a trip to Disney World? Select a day to attend this seminar, where Michele Boggs from Creating Magical Moments will help you plan your trip.

FEATURED EVENTS Computer Classes............................ 8–9 Little Theatre Performances..............19 Photo Contests...................................... 7 Pups and Pages...................................15 Rosemary Wells, Author Visit............... 5 Summer Reading Challenge............6–7 Teen Jeopardy........................................ 7

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Story Time and Picnic at the Park Tuesday, May 7 10:30–11:30 am Ages newborn–5 years w/caregiver Join us at the Plain Township Parks and Recreation Department’s Schneider Park for a special story time. Bring your own sack lunch and we’ll provide dessert, stories and games.  Register online at StarkLibrary.org and choose the Calendar tab or call 330.494.3399.

Summer Reading Kick–Off

Wednesday, Jun 5 • 1:00–2:00 pm Family: Exercise your mind and body at Schneider Park. Parachute games, teen trivia and snacks will get your summer moving.

Book Chatter

Tuesdays • 6:00–7:00 pm • Teens/Adults: Read and discuss popular books. Teens, adults and parents/caregivers are welcome. Jun 11 �� Unwind by Neal Shusterman Jul 9 ������ Fault in Our Stars by John Green Aug 13 �� City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

Fitsperation

Tuesday, Jun 18 • 2:00–3:00 pm • Adults: Practice a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Learn some basic techniques that you can do every day to keep yourself fit and fabulous.

World of Difference Interactive Show

Wednesday, Jun 19 • 3:00 pm • Grades K–3: Work up a sweat singing and dancing in this interactive workshop with Lindsay Bonilla.

Boot Scootin’ Boogie: Basic Steps for Line Dancing

Tuesday, Jul 2 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Adults: Dust off those cowboy boots and learn to line dance. Instructor Frank Trace teaches the basic steps. Meet new people and have lots of fun.

Yoga and Yogurt

Wednesday, Jul 10 • 2:00–3:00 pm • Family: Learn new yoga moves while reading a story, then enjoy some healthy yogurt. Bring a large towel or yoga mat and wear comfy clothes.

Make Your Own Ice Cream

Saturday, Jul 13 • 2:00–3:30 pm • Teens: Join us for an afternoon of ice cream with flavors based on popular books.

Make It, Play It Games

Wednesday, Jul 17 • 2:00–3:00 pm • Family: Unplug and unwind at this event, where you’ll learn how to make some easy, homemade games that will exercise your creativity and provide lots of active fun.

Bearobics

Zoo Day

Saturday, Jun 22 • 10:00–11:30 am • Family: Join us for a zoo party.

Wednesday, Jul 24 • 2:00–3:00 pm • Family: Bring your teddy bear as we exercise our bodies and stretch our minds.

Literary Pots and Plants

Espionage Academy

Wednesday, Jun 26 • 2:00–3:00 pm • Family: Decorate a clay pot with recyclable paper, fill the pot with silk pen flowers and other treasures for your desk at home.

Teen Jeopardy Tournament

Saturday, Jun 29 • 2:00–3:00 pm • Teens: The winner from each branch will be invited to compete at the systemwide Teen Jeopardy Championship. See more details on page 7.

Saturday, Jul 27 • 2:00–3:00 pm • Grades 4–8: Enter the underground world of spies. Learn the art of fingerprinting, deciphering codes and more.

Flip This Book

Tuesday, Aug 6 • 6:00–7:00 pm • Teens: Upcycle an old book to create your own masterpiece.

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Sandy Valley Branch

9754 Cleveland Avenue SE, Magnolia OH 44643 • 330.866.3366  = Registration requested. Please register online at StarkLibrary.org and choose the Calendar tab or call your participating library.

Book Discussion for Adults

Mondays • 6:00–7:00 pm May 13 � Black Like Me by John Griffin Jun 10 ��� To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee Jul 8 ����� Empire Falls by Richard Russo Aug 12 �� The Emancipation of Robert Sadler by Robert Sadler

In Stitches: Knitting for Adults

Mondays • 6:00–8:00 pm May 6; Jun 17; Jul 15, 29; Aug 5, 19 Adults: Love to knit or want to learn? Bring your supplies and join us. Crocheters are welcome, too.

“Name that Food!” Contest

Jun 3–Jul 13 • Library Hours Grades K–5: What is hidden in the picnic basket? Guess the correct answer and get a chance to win a prize. Winners will be chosen at random from all correct answers.

Summer Reading Kick–Off

Monday, Jun 3 • 10:00 am–8:00 pm All Ages: Stock up on summer reading materials and join our contests, crafts and games. 1:00–3:00 pm • Grades K–5: Celebrate with stories and special crafts to take home.

Teen Jeopardy Tournament

Tuesday, Jun 4 • 2:00–4:00 pm Teens: The winner from each branch will be invited to compete at the systemwide Teen Jeopardy Championship. See more details on page 7.

Volunteens

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Tuesdays: Jun 11; Jul 9; Aug 6 • 2:00–4:00 pm Teens: Join our group as we plan fun activities and learn new skills while earning that valuable community service time.

Get your child ready to read with stories, songs and fun.

Toddler/Preschool Story Time Ages 18 months–5 years w/caregiver Thursdays • 10:30–11:15 am •( Jun 6, 13, 20, 27; Jul 11, 18

Brains in a Box

Tuesday, Jun 18 • 2:00–4:00 pm •( Teens: Use smarts, creativity and teamwork to think outside of the box and win our mini– challenges.

World of Difference Interactive Show

Wednesday, Jun 19 • 10:00 am •( Grades K–3: Work up a sweat singing and dancing in this interactive workshop with Lindsay Bonilla.

A Yoga Experience

Monday, Jun 24 • 6:00–7:00 pm •( Adults: Is yoga for you? Give it a try. Bring a yoga mat or beach towel and wear loose clothing. Pam Sewell, our instructor, has practiced yoga for 30 years. This class is appropriate for all fitness levels.

Can You Survive the Future?

Tuesday, Jun 25 • 2:00–4:00 pm Teens: It’s survival of the fittest as we host the Hunger Games. Are you tough enough to survive?

Trees and Roots–What’s the Difference?

Monday, Jul 1 • 2:00–4:00 pm •( Teens/Adults: We will learn how to research your family ancestry using online resources. Bring your family tree.

Using Ancestry.com Effectively

Monday, Jul 1 • 6:00–7:30 pm •( Adults: Learn to use Ancentry.com in this hands– on computer class. Class size is limited.

Face–to–Face: Painting the Story

Tuesday, Jul 16 • 6:00–7:00 pm •( Family: Marjorie Funk of Funky Faces will transform audience volunteers into characters from a story. All children will be able to get face painting afterward.

Food Freaks

Tuesday, Jul 30 • 2:00–4:00 pm •( Teens: Are you a foodie? Get creative at this fantastic food festival.

Goodbye to Summer Luau

Tuesday, Aug 13 • 2:00–4:00 pm Teens: Say “aloha” to summer at our Hawaiian– style farewell party.

Presented by SCDL Little Theatre Troupe Encore Players

Pilates & Pushups (Puppet Style)

Grades K–5: Work out with us, puppet style! Kick back and enjoy a puppet show without breaking a sweat. Bring a favorite hand puppet or pick one of ours.  Register online at StarkLibrary.org and choose the Calendar tab or at a participating location.

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Thursday, Jun 13

2:00 pm @ Jackson Twp Branch 6:00 pm @ Perry Sippo Branch

2:00 pm @ Main Library

Tuesday, Jun 11

Friday, Jun 14

2:00 pm @ Lake Community Branch 6:00 pm @ Sandy Valley

Wednesday, Jun 12 2:00 pm @ Plain Community Branch 6:00 pm @ North Branch

Connect

2:00 pm @ Madge Youtz Branch 4:00 pm @ DeHoff Memorial Branch

Saturday, Jun 15 2:00 pm @ East Canton Branch

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