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Locations and Hours Scheduled Closings Sep 2014–Jan 2015 Monday, Sep 1 Labor Day Sunday, Sep 7 Libraries Open on Sundays Main, Jackson, Perry, Plain Tuesday, Nov 11 Staff In–Service Day Wednesday, Nov 26 Close at 6 pm Thanksgiving Eve Thursday, Nov 27 Thanksgiving Day Wednesday, Dec 24 and 25 Christmas Observed Wednesday, Dec 31 and Jan 1 New Year's Observed Monday, Jan 19 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

MAIN LIBRARY

JACKSON TOWNSHIP BRANCH

HOURS

LAKE COMMUNITY BRANCH

715 Market Avenue N Canton, OH 44702 330.452.0665 Main Library Director: Jean McFarren Adult Services.............330.452.0065 Children’s Services.... 330.458.2641 Genealogy..................330.458.2765 Teen Services............330.458.2650 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

216 Hartford Avenue SE Canton, OH 44707 330.452.9014 Manager: Linda Bennett MON–TUE.......... 10:00 am–8:00 pm WED–FRI........... 10:00 am–6:00 pm SAT......................10:00 am–5:00 pm

EAST CANTON BRANCH

Stark County District Library offers everyone the opportunity to have a free library card. Your library card provides you with access to all library materials and online services. Each card holder is responsible for: • All materials borrowed • Not allowing others to use their card • Charges for unreturned, damaged or lost materials • Reporting a lost or stolen card

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 or legal guardian’s name • Provide identification (school ID) when available Patrons under age 16 must: • Provide a completed card application • Provide a parent or legal guardian’s signature Educators may obtain an educator card for teaching purposes. Please review the Educator Loan Procedures for educator

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565 Market Avenue SW 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

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

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..........7:30* am–8:00 pm FRI.......................7:30* am–6:00 pm SAT........................9:00 am–5:00 pm SUN (Sep–May)........... 1:00–5:00 pm *Begins Aug 18 first week of school/Plain

SANDY VALLEY BRANCH

9754 Cleveland Avenue SE Magnolia, OH 44643 330.866.3366 Manager: Linda Smik 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 Manager: Rebecca Baldwin MON–TUE..............9:00 am–8:00 pm WED–FRI..............9:00 am–6:00 pm SAT......................10:00 am–5:00 pm

NORTHthBRANCH

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

card privileges. Corporate/organization library cards are available upon request.

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, computers with Internet access and word processing. Printing costs apply.

RETURNS

Library Card Services LIBRARY CARDS

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

FAQS

For more information, visit ‘About Us’ at www.TheSmartStore.org.

FINES AND FEES

SCDL does not charge to check out library materials or assess fines for overdue SCDL–owned items. Due date receipts are available at every checkout. Please return or renew items by the due date. Fees will be charged for unreturned, lost, damaged, or missing materials. Items borrowed through but not owned by SCDL will accrue fines according to the policies of the library which owns the materials, such as SearchOhio, OhioLINK, Louisville Public Library, and Massillon Public Library. Patrons may not check out or renew items if card balance exceeds $25.00. Customers who have a fee balance of $25 or more may be sent to the library’s collection agency. Account balances may be paid online or in person. All SCDL locations accept cash, personal checks and major credit cards. Restrictions may apply.

INTERNET ACCESS

All Stark County District Library locations provide free Internet access. Filtered and unfiltered Internet access

LOAN PERIODS AND LIMITS

– Effective September 2, 2014 – • Up to 50 total items of any type may be borrowed per card* • DVDs 7 days • All other items 14 days *Does not apply to educator cards, see Educator Loan Procedures.

LIBRARY NOTICES

You may choose to be notified of holds and overdue material by email, phone or text messages. Notification of overdue items: • Courtesy reminder by email or text two (2) days before an item is due. • 1st Overdue Notice by phone, email, or text one (1) week after an item is due. • 2nd Overdue Notice by phone, email, or text two (2) weeks after an item is due. • 3rd Overdue Notice by phone, email, or text three (3) weeks after item is due. • Four (4) weeks overdue, a bill will be mailed.

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

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

RENEWALS

Most SCDL materials may be renewed up to 20 times per item if not on hold for another patron, with the exception of Book Express and DVD Express items. Renewals may be made by phone, online at www.TheSmartStore.org, or at any SCDL location.

RESERVE LIBRARY MATERIAL

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 AND OHIOLINK

SearchOhio allows you to access the collections of 26 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 91 Ohio academic libraries.

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Welcome to a smarter future! Y

our library will have a new look and a new focus on getting smarter together. Walk into your closest Stark County District Library after September 2 and you’ll be seeing some new things and experiencing a newer, brighter attitude. On that date, we’re introducing our new theme and our enhanced commitment to a community that’s smarter than ever. When you enter your library, you’ll be walking into The Smart Store™, where everything is free.™ We call it The Smart Store because it’s your store of knowledge. We say that everything is TENA WILSON Executive Director, free — from books and other media to programs and events — Stark County because the library already belongs to you. District Library Sure, you’ll still have access to more than a million items to borrow, but be on the lookout for smarter selections and services. Get smarter without being penalized for it ►► No more overdue fines! Get access when you need it ►► Our new 24/7 online library at TheSmartStore.org ►► Express service for check-outs and holds Get services and added convenience ►► Color copying ►► Wireless printing ►► Free faxing ►► Free Wi-Fi Let’s make our smart introduction even more special. During the month of September, bring in a canned food item for those in need … and all of your library fines will be forgiven. You can get a smart start by participating in “Food for No Fines.” Your library serves 240,000 people, so at any given moment, somebody in the service area is awake. That’s why the new 24/7 online library is so important. Visit TheSmartStore.org to reserve, renew or sign up for a free program or class. Check it out! If it looks like we’re trying harder, we are! We don’t have the resources or the reach to compete with an Amazon, but we can give you something they cannot: a whole lotta free! And by “free,” I mean that everything here is here thanks to your support, because your Stark County District Library already belongs to you. Let’s get smart together!

Smart Scene CONTENTS

Fall 2014, Issue no. 36

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

FEATURED EVENTS ChocoVino Foundation Fundraiser........... 5 Hispanic Heritage Month........................... 6 Gingerbread House Contest...................19 Lifelong Learning........................................ 6 Native American Heritage Month............. 6 One Book, One Community....................... 7 Save Your Home Classes.......................... 6 Teen Art Contest.......................................10 The Smart Store......................................... 3

EVENTS AND PROGRAMS Main Library..............................................10 Bookmobile Services...............................12 Computer and Technology Classes.... 8–9 DeHoff Memorial Branch........................11 East Canton Branch.................................12 Jackson Township Branch.......................13 Lake Community Branch.........................14

Executive Director

Madge Youtz Branch................................15 North Branch............................................16 Perry Sippo Branch..................................17 Plain Community Branch.........................18 Sandy Valley Branch.................................19 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 © 2014 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

LIBRARY CAREERS ENCOURAGED BY FOL

FOL purchased a doghouse-style playhouse for the Main Library Children's Services area. A great space for reading and fun!

BOOK SALE DATES SATURDAYS: 10 AM to 4 PM

September 6 October 4 BAG DAY November 1 December 6 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.

Our 2014 Scholarship committee has awarded grants to four SCDL employees pursuing a Master of Library and Information Science degree at Kent State University. Each award is to cover the cost of tuition plus required course materials for three credit hours. The scholarships are made possible by Life Memberships in FOL and by donations to the Scholarship Fund. The interest from this fund is used for the scholarships. Our 2014 recipients are left to right: Dani Gustavich, Patti Rante, Ann Pukansky and Tony Vickers.

SAVE THE DATE Saturday, February 21, 2015

An Evening with Friends at the Stark County District Library Entertainment and Dinner — Watch for more information soon!

FOL PERKS PROGRAMS

The FOL “Perks” are free for FOL Members and only $2.00 for non–members.

Ghosts of the Civil War by Betty Roderick

Wednesday, September 17 • 10:30 am (coffee at 10 am) • Main Library McKinley Room Betty O'Neil Roderick, co-author of The Ghosts of Zoar and the president of Lantern Tours of Canton, will tell tales of Civil War ghosts in commemoration of the war’s 150th anniversary.

Canton: My Hometown, Part II by John Werren

Tuesday, October 7 • 10:30 am (coffee at 10 am) • Main Library McKinley Room Local attorney and Canton native, John Werren, will continue his program from last year about the “inside” stories of the people and events in his hometown.

Myers Lake by Richard Haldi

Wednesday, November 12 • 10:30 am (coffee at 10 am) • Main Library McKinley Room Haldi, author and historian, will talk on Andrew Meyer who built a mansion on 3000 acres that would become Myers Lake Park; it was once one of Ohio’s leading summer resorts.

Yes, I want to be a Friend.

We invite you to become an active FOL member! Here are the many ways you could volunteer: Events or Refreshments Committees, Perks Programs, Book Sales, Gift Shop, Membership Campaign, and Books for Babies. Complete form, choose a membership level and mail with your check payable to: SCDL Friends of the Library, 715 Market Avenue N, Canton, Ohio 44702 NAME: ______________________________________________________________ ADDRESS:___________________________________________________________ CITY:___________________________ STATE:_______ ZIP CODE:_______________ PHONE #:____________________________________________________________ E–MAIL:___________________________________________________________  NEW MEMBER

 RENEWAL

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MEMBERSHIP YEAR October 1st–September 30th  Life............ $1,000

 Family.............$25

 Sustaining.....$250

 Individual....... $15

 Patron........... $100

 Senior............. $10

 Civic...............$50

 SCDL Staff..... $10

www.TheSmartStore.org


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Hispanic Heritage Month Explore Latin American Cuisine Jojutlas

with

Monday, Sep 8 • 6:30 pm

Adults: Join us for a discussion on Hispanic food

and culture as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the owner of Jojutlas Mexican Grill.

Adults: Are you preparing for mediation, facing foreclosure, or having trouble paying your mortgage? Community Legal Aid representatives will provide information on loan modification programs, the foreclosure process, how to obtain free legal help, and what questions you should ask.

THURSDAYS • 5:00-6:30 PM

Jackson Township Branch

Dance Party! Cha-Cha!

Thursday, Sep 18 • 6:00–7:00 pm •

Adults: Sandy Muirhead-Gould teaches this light, bouncy Latin dance with the catchy rhythm, and delightful music! Beginners welcome.

Main Library

Sep 11; Oct 2, 23; Nov 12; Dec 4, 11

Sep 25; Oct 9, 30

@ MAIN LIBRARY

@ PLAIN COMMUNITY BRANCH

Sep 18

Oct 16; Nov 20; Dec 18 @ PERRY SIPPO BRANCH

@ JACKSON TOWNSHIP BRANCH

World of Difference Interactive Show: The Ram in the Chile Patch

Monday, Sep 22 • 6:30–7:30 pm •

Family: Enjoy an interactive story featuring a Mexican folktale about a boy who fails to heed his mother’s instructions and ends up with a big problem.

North Branch

Ballroom Dancing: Salsa Night

Thursday, Oct 9 • 6:30–7:30 pm •

Adults: Learn to Salsa, a dance every American

should know. Its catchy rhythm and easy moves encourage you to get up on the dance floor!

Perry Sippo Branch

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AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH f Native American Art and Music

Monday, Nov 3 • 6:00 pm Adults: Join Native American expert Rena Dennison for an evening exploring and enjoying Native American culture through art and music.

Madge Youtz Branch

Explore Native American Culture

Monday, Nov 10 • 6:30–7:30 pm •  Family: Learn about Native American culture through interactive experiences and crafts.

North Branch

Exploring Native American Ancestry

Monday, Nov 17 • 6:00 pm •  Adults: Curious as to whether your family history includes Native American roots? Explore your genealogy to discover your native ties.

Sep 15 • 2–3 pm

Oct 21 • 2–3 pm

DEHOFF MEMORIAL BRANCH

EAST CANTON BRANCH

Sep 22 • 2–3 pm

Oct 29 • 2–3 pm

SANDY VALLEY BRANCH

Sep 29 • 2–3 pm NORTH BRANCH

Oct 8 • 2–3 pm

LAKE COMMUNITY BRANCH

Oct 15 • 2–3 pm

PERRY SIPPO BRANCH

MAIN LIBRARY

Nov 6 • 2–3 pm

JACKSON TOWNSHIP BRANCH

Nov 12 • 2–3 pm

MADGE YOUTZ BRANCH

Nov 19 • 2–3 pm

PLAIN COMMUNITY BRANCH

Lake Community Branch

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SPECIAL EVENTS

»ALL E VENTS ARE FREE«

First Friday Event:

Bully with special performance by Elec Simon

Friday, October 3 • doors open at 6:00 pm Musician Elec Simon brings his anti-bullying campaign to First Friday at the Palace Theatre. After the presentation, stay for the movie Bully. Presented in conjunction with the 2014 Canton Film Festival. The movie is rated PG-13.

Canton Palace Theatre, 605 Market Ave N., Canton

Stark Kindness Kick-Off

Tuesday, October 7 • 6:00 pm Join us as we celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the One Book programs and learn more about this year’s selection, Wonder, by R. J. Palacio with performances by the Canton Ballet, New Direction Performing Arts Academy, and the Young People Making It Big student choir from the Arts Academy at Summit.

O ne Bo o k, O ne C o mmunit y: St ark C ount y Bo o k Dis cus sio ns @ Your Lib r ar y Sept 30 • 6:30 pm North Branch (Family) Oct 2 • 6:00 pm Perry Sippo Branch (Adult) Oct 2 • 6:00 pm Jackson Township Branch (Adult) Oct 6 • 6:00 pm Sandy Valley Branch (Adult) Oct 7 • 6:00 pm Perry Sippo Branch (Teens) Oct 9 • 2:30 pm Lake Community Branch (Teens)

Cultural Center for the Arts, 1001 Market Ave N, Canton

Oct 13 • 6:00 pm North Canton Public Library (All Ages)

Bullying—Its Causes, Effects, and Solutions

Oct 13 • 6:30 pm Lake Community Branch (Tweens w/parent) Oct 13 • 7:00 pm East Canton Branch (Family)

Saturday, October 18 • 2:00 pm Listen to a panel of professionals and community members discuss the effects bullying had on them, as well how they bullied others. Roundtable discussion to follow.

Oct 14 • 7:00 pm East Canton Branch (Adult)

Perry Sippo Branch Library, 5710 12th Street NW, Canton

Oct 16 • 5:00 pm Plain Community Branch (Adult)

The Masks We Wear

Oct 16 • 6:00 pm Louisville Public Library (All Ages)

Wednesday, October 29 • 6:00 pm Compassion. Hate. Love. Kindness. Words. Fun. Wonder. Invisibility. What does your mask say? Medical, educational, and mental health professionals will be on hand to address topics such as bullying, selfesteem, differences, and more. Children will have the opportunity to make a mask.

Stark County District Library, Main, 715 Market Ave N, Canton

Oct 15 • Noon Massillon Public Library (All Ages) Oct 15 • 6:00 pm Massillon Public Library (All Ages)

Oct 22 • 11:00 am Madge Youtz Branch (Adult) Oct 28 • 5:00 pm DeHoff Memorial Branch (Adult) Oct 28 • 6:00 pm Plain Community Branch (Tweens) Date & Time TBA Rodman Public Library Date & Time TBA Canal Fulton Public Library

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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 at www.TheSmartStore.org and choose the Events tab.

Senior Surfers

Computer classes for Adults 55+

Basic Computer Skills

In this four part series, learn about a computer’s hardware; keyboard functions including enter, space bar, tab, and arrow keys; develop mouse skills; as well as learning the desktop, start menu, and more. Tuesdays: Sep 30; Oct 7, 14, 21 • 2:00–3:30 pm JACKSON TOWNSHIP BRANCH Mondays: Nov 3, 10, 17, 24 • 2:00–3:30 pm PERRY SIPPO BRANCH

Intermediate Computer Skills

In this four part series, build on your basic computer skills. Learn Microsoft Office Word, Windows file management, Internet searching, and popular e–mail options. Tuesdays: Sep 30; Oct 7, 14, 21 • 6:00–7:30 pm JACKSON TOWNSHIP BRANCH

Technology Classes Amazon: A Buyers’ Market Place

Learn to create an Amazon account, shop the site, and learn the many options available on Amazon. (This is not an entrepreneur’s class.) Monday, Nov 3 • 2:00–3:30 pm MAIN LIBRARY

Android as a Tablet

Join us and learn more about the basic features of an Android tablet, such as a Samsung Galaxy. Thursday, Sep 11 • 2:00–3:30 pm MAIN LIBRARY

Chilton’s Auto Repair

Learn how to find diagnostic and repair information for autos and light trucks with the Chilton’s Auto Repair database available through the Library. Tuesday, Sep 16 • 6:00–7:30 pm PERRY SIPPO BRANCH Wednesday, Nov 19 • 6:00–7:30 pm MAIN LIBRARY

Climb Your Family Tree: Effectively Using Ancestry.com

Want to learn more about online genealogy? Learn tricks and tips to get results when searching Ancestry Library Edition Database. Thursday, Oct 23 • 1:00–2:30 pm PLAIN COMMUNITY BRANCH

Digital Photo Tools

Learn to transfer photos to a computer; explore free online tools for adjusting color and contrast, cropping, and eliminating red eye. Thursday, Oct 9 • 6:00–7:30 pm PLAIN COMMUNITY BRANCH

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Do You Instagram?

Instagram is a photo–sharing app that allows users to take and upload photos, apply filters, and share it with the world! Bring your Apple or Android mobile device to use during the demonstration. Tuesday, Oct 21 • 6:00–7:30 pm PERRY SIPPO BRANCH Thursday, Dec 4 • 2:00–3:30 pm MAIN LIBRARY

eBay

Learn to create an eBay account; shop, sell, and navigate. (This is not an entrepreneur’s class.) Tuesday, Dec 2 • 6:00–7:30 pm LAKE COMMUNITY BRANCH

eBooks @ the Library: Kindle App

Learn the basics of locating, downloading, and reading a digital library book on your mobile device or computer using the Kindle app. (REQUIREMENTS: LIBRARY CARD, KINDLE OR KINDLE APP, AND AMAZON ACCOUNT.)

Monday, Oct 6 • 6:00–7:30 pm PERRY SIPPO BRANCH

Excel I (Microsoft 2010)

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. Thursday, Oct 9 • 10:00–11:30 am PLAIN COMMUNITY BRANCH

Excel II

Learn the components of a basic Excel formula (addition, subtraction, multiply and divide); sorting order, and more. (SKILLS NEEDED: EXCEL I) Thursday, Oct 16 • 10:00–11:30 am PLAIN COMMUNITY BRANCH

iPad Basics

Learn more about the basic features of an iPad. Wednesday, Oct 29 • 2:00–3:30 pm MAIN LIBRARY

iPad Intermediate

Build your iPad skills and learn about settings, mail, and photos. Wednesday, Nov 5 • 2:00–3:30 pm MAIN LIBRARY

Mango

Learn a new language with this free library database. Mango Complete can help you become conversational in any of 60 plus languages. Wednesday, Oct 22 • 6:00–7:30 pm NORTH BRANCH

Meet the Mac

Get to know your Mac. Learn the basic features, menus, settings, track pad, keyboard, and Mac applications such as iLife and iWork. Thursday, Sep 18 • 2:00–3:30 pm MAIN LIBRARY

Shutterfly: Creating Memories

Learn how to create an online photo album to share with family and friends, or create and purchase a hardbound photo album. Tuesday, Nov 18 • 6:00–7:30 pm LAKE COMMUNITY BRANCH

Social Networking for Book Lovers

Connect with other book lovers, participate in online book groups, or just keep track of what you’ve read with Goodreads. Explore how the site can help you find your next good read right here at the library. (SKILLS NEEDED: INTERNET AND E–MAIL)

Wednesday, Dec 10 • 6:00–7:30 pm NORTH BRANCH

Social Networking for Genealogists

Join us and learn about some of the popular social networking sites that can help you with your genealogy research. Thursday, Nov 20 • 10:00–11:30 am MAIN LIBRARY

Stay Safe from Viruses & Malware

Learn about malware and how to stay safe from viruses, worms and other malicious software that can infect your PC. Antivirus software is discussed, as well as what to do if your computer has been infected. (SKILLS NEEDED: BASIC SKILLS WINDOWS/ OS, BASIC SKILLS PC)

Wednesday, Oct 22 • 6:00–7:30 pm MAIN LIBRARY

Tune Up Your PC

Learn to keep your computer running fast, by performing quick and easy maintenance tasks. Helpful system utilities and beneficial practices that will improve a PC’s performance are introduced. (SKILLS NEEDED: BASIC SKILLS WINDOWS/OS, BASIC SKILLS PC)

Tuesday, Sep 16 • 2:00–3:30 pm MAIN LIBRARY

Windows 8 & 8.1 (Demonstration)

Struggling with Microsoft Windows 8 or 8.1? Join us for a demonstration on some of the popular features. Thursday, Sep 18 • 1:00–2:30 pm PLAIN COMMUNITY BRANCH

Windows Media Player

Learn how to navigate your Microsoft Windows Media Player, listen to music, or watch a video. Thursday, Oct 23 • 6:00–7:30 pm PLAIN COMMUNITY BRANCH

Windows Movie Maker

Learn to create mini movies with photos, videos and music using Microsoft Movie Maker. For this class you may bring your own laptop. Thursday, Oct 30 • 6:00–7:30 pm PLAIN COMMUNITY BRANCH

Word I: Basics (Microsoft 2010)

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)

Thursday, Oct 9 • 1:00–2:30 pm PLAIN COMMUNITY BRANCH

Word II (Microsoft 2010)

Learn the basics of creating bullets; tabs; headers & footers; columns & tables; hyperlinks; and learn some basic editing. Thursday, Oct 16 • 1:00–2:30 pm PLAIN COMMUNITY 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 at www.TheSmartStore.org and choose the Events tab.

Job Skills Excel I–III Series (Microsoft 2010)

Microsoft Excel: navigation; cut, copy, and paste; insert and delete; word wrap text; create a workbook; sort/filter, and more. Wednesdays: Sep 10, 17, 24 • 2:00–4:00 pm NORTH BRANCH Thursdays: Nov 6, 13, 20 • 5:30–7:30 pm MAIN LIBRARY

Do You Need CEU Hours? The Stark County District Library offers job skills computer classes. These free classes may qualify for Continuing Education Units or Contact Hours through Ashland University.

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Excel IV–VI Series (Microsoft 2010)

Microsoft Excel: Continue learning Excel with formulas; name ranges, charts, subtotals, find, sort/filter, mail merge, and more. Wednesdays: Jan 14, 21, 28 • 2:00–4:00 pm MAIN LIBRARY

Microsoft Word: navigating; explore fonts, bold, italic, and underline; cut, copy, and paste. Continue with tables and pictures; page layout; review, and more. Wednesdays: Sep 10, 17, 24 • 5:30–7:30 pm NORTH BRANCH Thursdays: Nov 6, 13, 20 • 2:00–4:00 pm MAIN LIBRARY

Word IV–VI Series (Microsoft 2010)

Microsoft Word: Continue learning more about Word with borders and charts; mail merge; research; create form letters and more. Wednesdays: Jan 14, 21, 28 • 5:30–7:30 pm MAIN LIBRARY

Teen’s Corner

Get Your Résumé Right

Digital Photo Effects

Learn the secrets of writing a solid résumé that will make a lasting impression on potential employers. Tuesday, Dec 9 • 2:00–3:30 pm PERRY SIPPO BRANCH

Turn your photos into art using iPhoto, Gimp or Fotor. Thursday, Sep 25 • 2:30–4:00 pm LAKE COMMUNITY BRANCH Monday, Oct 13 • 6:00–7:30 pm PERRY SIPPO BRANCH

PowerPoint (Microsoft 2010)

Making Movies

Learn the basic features of PowerPoint; resize, move, and delete text boxes; additional menu options; view your presentation. Tuesday, Oct 28 • 6:00–7:30 pm MAIN LIBRARY

Connect

Word I–III Series (Microsoft 2010)

Learn to create mini movies using photos and videos with Apple’s iMovie. For this class you may bring your own laptop. Monday, Nov 3 • 6:00–7:30 pm PERRY SIPPO BRANCH

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Main Library

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

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

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Thursday, Sep 18 • 6:00–7:00 pm • Adults: Sandy Muirhead–Gould teaches this light, bouncy Latin dance. Beginners welcome.

Baby/Toddler Story Time

Ages infant–3 years w/caregiver Tuesdays • 10:30 am •( Sep 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Oct 7, 14, 21, 28; Nov 4 Ages 3–5 years w/caregiver Wednesdays • 10:30 am •( Sep 3, 10, 17, 24; Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Nov 5

Art Contest

SEP 2–OCT 10 ALL SCDL LOCATIONS Teens: Share your creativity with everyone. Enter your art work in one of the following categories: painting, photography, drawing, or other. Entries accepted at any SCDL location during regular hours. Awards will be given. Art Show: Oct. 16, 6 pm at Main Library

Read! Build! Play! Linkup with LEGO

®

Saturdays • 10:30 am Sep 6; Oct 4; Nov 1; Dec 6; Jan 3 Grades K–5: Incorporate play with LEGO and DUPLO bricks with reading and learning activities.

Chess Club

Mondays: Sep 8–Dec 29 • 5:30–8:00 pm All Ages: Learn to play, or improve your game. Tournament: Oct 11, 9:00 am–5:00 pm

Knit and Share Club

Mondays • 6:00–7:30 pm •( Sep 8; Oct 13; Nov 10; Dec 8 Teens/Adults: Knitters are always ready to share a new technique, a pattern, or a warm scarf.

Play Smart

Mondays • 6:15–7:30 pm •( Sep 8, 15, 22, 29; Oct 6 Ages: up to 3 years w/caregiver: Learn, play, and meet friends. Community resource specialists will share information on child development, nutrition, play and movement, and other topics.

Teen Fandoms United

Wednesdays • 3:30–5:00 pm Sep 10, 24; Oct 1, 15; Nov 5, 19; Dec 3, 17 Teens: Calling all Otaku, Whovians, Gamers, and Geeks share obsessions with like–minded teens with a focus on different aspects of fandom. Thursdays • 6:00 pm Sep 11, 25; Oct 9, 23; Nov 13; Dec 11; Jan 8, 22 Teens: Connect with others and have a say in what happens at your library.

Saturday, Oct 18 • 9:00 am–5:00 pm Adults: The RASCAL Unit from SNO will be parked in the lot behind the Library, and will provide low cost neutering/spaying for cats & dogs. You must register at www.spayneuterohio.org or call 330.309.6955. Prices are listed on their site.

Play Smart

Saturday, Sep 20 • 10:30 am • Grades K–5: If you “arrrr” up for a swashbuckling good time, then walk the plank on over to “arrrr” kid–friendly pirate program.

Dance Party! Let’s Waltz

5th Annual Diggin’ In the Dark

Thursday, Sep 25 • 6:00–7:00 pm • Adults: Learn the basic form of this smooth, gliding dance from Sandy Muirhead–Gould. Great for exercise and fun! Beginners welcome.

Turn Dreams into Reality

Spay Neuter Ohio Clinic

Thursdays • 10:30–11:45 am •( Oct 23, 30; Nov 6, 13, 20 Ages up to 3 years w/caregiver: Spend time together, play, experience art activities, and meet new friends. Community specialists will share information on child development, nutrition, play and movement, and other topics.

Rated “Arrrrr”

Preschool Story Time

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Saturday, Sep 13 • 2:00 pm •( Teens: Can you move a cookie using only your face? Try this and other challenges.

Dance Party! Cha–Cha

Tuesdays • 6:30 pm •( Sep 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Oct 7, 14, 21, 28; Nov 4

U TEENS VOLN

Minute to Win It

Introduction to Sewing

Saturdays • 10:00–11:30 am •( Teens/Adults: Louise Harding, a master clothing educator from OSU Extension. Sep 27 Basic sewing and sewing machine Oct 11 Pattern lay-out and cutting of material

Sensory Story Time

Saturdays • 10:30 am •( Sep 27; Oct 25; Nov 22; Jan 24 Family: An interactive program designed for children with sensory integration challenges or on the autism spectrum.

Amazing Mushrooms

Monday, Sep 29 • 6:30 pm •( Adults: Presenter Tom Phillips shares his knowledge about easy–to–identify edible mushrooms. See a mushroom log inoculation demonstration to help grow mushrooms at home.

Project Kindness

Card Making Oct 1–31 • Library Hours All Ages: Stop in and decorate a card with kind words, and we will donate it to a local organization as part of our Choose Kindness Campaign.

Pumpkin Portraits

Oct 1–31 • Library hours All Ages: Decorate a pumpkin to resemble a favorite book character to be displayed. Small prizes will be awarded to participants. (Carved pumpkins will not be accepted.)

Active Parenting Now

Wednesdays • 5:45–7:45 pm •( Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Nov 5 Adults/Parents of children ages 5–12: Discuss parenting styles, giving and getting respect, understanding feelings, teaching responsibility, and how to give helpful, positive discipline.

Afternoon of the Living Dead

Saturday, Oct 11 • 2:00 pm •( Teens: Calling all zombies and zombie hunters! Let’s party until we live again.

Genealogy After Hours Saturday, Oct 25 • 6:00 pm–12:00 am •( Adults: Join us for a full evening of family history research. Mingle and share with fellow researchers as you discover the details of your ancestry. No previous genealogy experience necessary.

Lifelong Learning

Wednesday, Oct 29 • 2:00–3:00 pm Adults: Stay sharp, connect with others, and enjoy engaging learning opportunities.

Masquerade Ball

Thursday, Oct 30 • 6:30–7:30 pm Family: Dress as your favorite character, and join us for a fun filled night of trick or treating.

Shaker Samplers

Herbal & Historical Significance Wednesday, Nov 5 • 1:00–2:00 pm•( Adults: Nancy Quinn–Simon will present Shaker samplers, and explain their herbal and historical significance.

Game Day for Teens

Saturday, Nov 8 • 2:00 pm •( Teens: Have fun playing game at the library! Enjoy video, computer, and board games.

Fear Factor

Grades K–5: Nov 15 • 10:30 am •( Teens: Dec 13 • 2:00 pm •( Got the guts and the stomach to accept our grossly scary challenges? We dare you to find out.

Build a Gingerbread House

Saturday, Nov 29 • 10:30 am •( All Ages: We’ll provide the items necessary to build an edible creation worthy of entering into our Gingerbread House Contest (page 19). Register by Nov. 26 so that we may purchase enough supplies.

Glow Party

Saturday, Jan 10 • 2:00 pm •( Teens: Fun with fluorescence! Party under black lights and glow in the dark.

It’s a Snow Ball

Saturday, Jan 17 • 10:30 am •( Grades K–5: We have the snow and it’s time for a winter carnival in a very ‘’cool ’’ wonderland.

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DeHoff Memorial Branch

216 Hartford Avenue SE, Canton OH 44707 • 330.452.9014

 = Registration is requested. Please register online at www.TheSmartStore.org and choose the Events tab or call your participating library.

Movers& Shakers

Quilting Workshops

Mondays

Oct 20, 27; Nov 3, 10

4:30–5:30 pm

All Ages Help us create a

neighborhood quilt. Pieces of the quilt will consist of facts about movers and shakers from the DeHoff neighborhood. No sewing skills are needed.

DeHoff Coupon Savings Club

Wednesdays • 12:30–1:30 pm • Sep 3–Dec 17 Adults: Share your passion for saving money with other shoppers. Bring coupons and swap them with others in the club.

DeHoff Friends of the Library Book Sale Saturday, Sep 13 • 10:00 am–4:00 pm Hardbacks 50 ¢ Paperbacks 25 ¢ Magazines 5¢ DVDs/CDs 50 ¢

Back to School Craft

Saturday, Sep 13 • 2:00–3:30 pm Grades K–5: Design your own book bag.

Book Discussion at DeHoff

Tuesdays • 5:00–6:00 pm • Sep 23 ���Debbie Doesn’t Do It Anymore by Walter Mosley Oct 28 ����Wonder, by R. J. Palacio Nov 25 ����Act like a Lady, Think like a Man by Steve Harvey

LEGO® Club at DeHoff

Saturdays • 2:00–3:00 pm • Sep 27; Nov 8, Dec 6 Grades K–5: Imagine, create, and build with LEGO bricks, which will be provided.

Picture This

Monday, Sep 15 • 2:00–3:00 pm Adults: Stay sharp, connect with others, and enjoy engaging learning opportunities.

Monday, Sep 29 • 4:30–5:30 pm • Teens: Bring in a picture of yourself reading a book at your favorite place or secluded location. The photograph with the most unique location will win a prize.

The Season Opener

Project Kindness

Lifelong Learning

Monday, Sep 15 • 4:30–5:30 pm • Teens: Vote for your favorite sports team and watch sports bloopers at the DeHoff Branch.

¿Hablas español?

Sábado, 20 de Sep• 11:00 am–12:00 pm Adultos: Explora tu biblioteca y descrube todos los servicios que ofrecemos a la comunidad hispano.

Teddy Bear Drive October 1–31 • Library hours Family: During the month of October, the library will be accepting new teddy bears or stuffed animals for a local charity as part of our Choose Kindness Campaign.

SARTA Travel Training Class

Project Kindness

Story Time Saturday, Oct 11 • 2:00–3:30 pm • Grades K–5: Enjoy a story of kindness, followed by a craft, which can be given to a loved one to as part of our Choose Kindness Campaign.

DIY Nail Art

Monday, Oct 20 • 4:30–5:30 pm • Teens: Join us and treat yourself to an attractive nail manicure as you experiment with a variety of designs and colors.

Fall Gathering

Saturday, Oct 25 • 2:00–4:00 pm Grades K–5: Come and enjoy seasonal games and entertainment from Mr. Swint.

Once Upon a Time

Monday, Nov 10 • 6:00–7:00 pm • Teens: For you promising authors: write a short story and share it with others.

Thanksgiving Craft

Saturday, Nov 22 • 2:00–3:30 pm Grades K–5: Let’s give thanks for the birds.

Teens Getting Crafty

Monday, Dec 8 • 4:30–5:30 pm • Teens: We are seeking creative teens who are interested in designing jewelry with beads.

Polar Express with your American Girl

Monday, Dec 15 • 6:00–7:00 pm • Grades 4–8: Bring your American Girl to join you for a ride on the Polar Express! Begin a new holiday tradition with a trip to the North Pole.

Holiday Open House

Thursday, Dec 18 • 4:00–5:00 pm Family: Enjoy holiday cheer as we celebrate the sights and sounds of the season.

Christmas Caroling

Saturday, Dec 20 • 2:00–3:30 pm Family: Join the singing group of DeHoff Memorial Branch Library patrons, who will be caroling around the neighborhood. Enjoy refreshments afterwards.

FEATURED EVENTS Hispanic Heritage Month................................ 6 Gingerbread House Contest........................19

Saturday, Sep 20 • 11:00 am–12:00 pm Adults: Join and explore your library and discover all the services that we offer to the Spanish– speaking community.

Monday, Oct 6 • 12:00–1:00 pm • All Ages: Learn about the various services offered by the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority. A free 31 day bus pass will be offered to those who complete the class for the first time.

The Book Jar

Cupcake Decorating 101

Save Your Home Classes................................ 6

Do You Speak Spanish?

Monday, Sep 22 • 4:30–5:30 pm • Teens: Guess the title of the shredded book. All entries will be placed in a prize drawing.

Connect

Tuesday, Oct 7 • 4:30–5:30 pm • Teens: Discover fun and imaginative ways to decorate your cupcakes.

Lifelong Learning............................................... 6 Native American Heritage Month................. 6 One Book, One Community........................... 7 Teen Art Contest............................................10 Smart Scene • Fall 2014 11


Bookmobile Services

715 Market Avenue N, Canton OH 44702 • 330.458.2824

Back To School

Bookmobile Schedule

Sep 2–26 • See Schedule for times Adults: Identify various college mascots for a chance to win.

NIGHT STOPS • 5:30–7:30 PM

What Did You See?

Oct 13–17 • See Schedule for Times Teens: Test your memory! Can you recall what you saw in a jar?

MONDAYS

BEACH CITY (PUBLIC STOP) No stop on Sep 1

No–Shave November

TUESDAYS

Nov 3–28 • See Schedule for Times Adults: See if you recognize some of history’s great beards as we honor facial hair this month.

SOUTHGATE SHOPPING CENTER (PUBLIC STOP) No stop on Nov 11

WEDNESDAY

Energy Savers Scramble

WAYNESBURG SHOPPING CENTRE (PUBLIC STOP) No stop on Nov 26; Dec 24, 31

Dec 1–19 • See Schedule for Times Adults: Unscramble words to decode tips that will cut down on your energy costs this winter.

THURSDAYS

FISHER FOODS ON HARRISON SW (PUBLIC STOP) No stop on Nov 27; Dec 25; Jan 1

Famous Holiday Music

Dec 15–19 • See Schedule for Times Teens: What is your favorite holiday song?

The complete schedule will be available online at www.TheSmartStore.org and at any Stark County District Library location the first week of August.

E ast Canton Branch

224 North Wood Street, East Canton OH 44730 • 330.488.1501

 = Registration is requested. Please register online at www.TheSmartStore.org and choose the Events tab 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 Times

Wednesdays • 10:30 am •( Sep 3, 10, 17, 24; Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Nov 5, 12, 19; Dec 3, 10, 17

Women Writers’ Circle

Tuesdays • 11:00 am–12:30 pm Sep 2–Dec 23 Adults: Everyone has a story to tell. Discuss how to bring your memories to life to share, save, and create a family legacy.

After School Program

Tuesdays and Thursdays • 3:30–4:30 pm Sep 2–Dec 18 Teens: Nothing to do after school? Join us at the Library and hang out with your friends. Enjoy crafts, game tournaments, homework help, and more!

Project Kindness

Hat and Mitten Drive Sep 8–Oct 18 Library hours All Ages: Give back to our local community by donating new hats or mittens as part of our Choose Kindness Campaign. In conjunction with the East Canton Rotary's coat give-away.

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Book Discussion at East Canton Branch Tuesdays • 7:00–8:00 pm Adults Sep 9 ������The Beekeeper’s Ball, by Susan Wiggs Oct 14 ����Wonder, by R. J. Palacio Nov 18 ���Beautiful Day, by Elin Hilderbrand

LEGO® Club at East Canton

Saturdays, • Library hours Sep 13; Oct 11; Nov 8 Grades K–5: Create your own LEGO masterpiece and we will display it in the Library. LEGO bricks will be provided.

Basics of Brewing

Monday, Sep 15 •7:00 pm Adults: Welcome back Bob Mann from Newman Creek Cellars for a basic introduction of beer making just in time for Oktoberfest.

LEGO DUPLO Club at East Canton ®

Tuesdays • 10:00–11:30 am Sep 16; Oct 14; Nov 18 Ages 2–6: Spend the morning playing and building your own creations. DUPLO bricks will be provided.

East Canton Semi–Annual Book Sale

Oct 6–11 • Library hours Hardbacks 50¢ Paperbacks 25¢ Magazines 10¢ DVDs & CDs $1 Bring a bag and fill it for a $1 on Saturday, Oct 11.

Fancy Nancy Tea Party Saturday, Oct 4 11:00 am

Family: Dress up and come to a tea party in true Fancy Nancy style! ( Registration is requested.

One Book, One Community

Family Book Discussion Monday, Oct 13 • 7:00–8:00 pm Family: Parents and children join us while we discuss the novel Wonder, by R. J. Palacio.

Lifelong Learning

Tuesday, Oct 21• 2:00–3:00 pm Adults: Stay sharp, connect with others, and enjoy engaging learning opportunities.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Book Release Party Saturday, Nov 1 • 11:00 am •( Grades K–5: Celebrate the release of the book Diary of a Wimpy Kid the Long Haul with games, trivia, and more!

Pups and Pages

Saturday, Dec 6 • 10:30 am–12:00 pm •( Grades K–5: Licensed therapy dogs will listen to you read. Bring a book, or borrow one of ours.

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Jackson Township Branch

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

Exercise for Your Mind

Sep 2–Dec 30 • Library hours Adults: Let the beautiful fall colors inspire you to start a new exercise program! Log your walking and hiking miles and earn coupons to redeem for free books at the Jackson Branch. Walking logs available Sep 2.

Book Discussion at Jackson Branch

Thursdays • 6:00–8:00 pm Sep 4 ������The Monuments Men, by Robert Edsel Oct 2 �������Wonder, by R. J. Palacio Nov 6 ������Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt

Family LEGO Club ®

Saturdays • 10:00–11:00 am • Sep 6; Oct 4; Nov 1; Dec 13 Family: Imagine, create and build with LEGO bricks, which will be provided.

Disney Seminar

Creating Magical Moments Monday, Sep 8 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Adults: Planning a trip to Disney? Michele Boggs, experienced traveler, will help you plan your trip.

Close Knit Group

Mondays • 6:30–8:00 pm • Sep 8, 22; Oct 6, 20; Nov 3, 17; Dec 1, 15, 29 Adults: Join our knitting group and share your skills, learn some new tips, or trade knitting and handcraft secrets. All levels are welcome.

Explore Latin American Cuisine with Jojutlas

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Monday, Sep 8 • 6:30 pm Adults: Join us for a discussion on the Hispanic food and culture as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the owner of Jojutlas Mexican Grill.

U TEENS VOLN

Tuesdays • 6:30–7:30 pm Sep 9, 23; Oct 14, 28; Nov 25; Dec 9 Teens: Have something to say about your Library? Want to earn community service credits? Plan and prepare for teen programs, take part in community service projects, create booklists for other teens, and have fun!

Divergent Faction Symbol Necklaces

Tuesday, Sep 16 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Teens: Make necklaces of any or all of the Divergent faction symbols. Keep them for yourself, or give them to friends and family.

Understanding Social Security Benefits

Monday, Sep 22 • 6:00–8:00 pm • Adults: Patrick Seaman, of Seaman Retirement Planning, will discuss strategies to maximize your benefits, how benefits are calculated and taxed, how continuing to work will impact your benefits and how to coordinate spousal benefits. Questions with a discussion session will follow.

Connect

Español, Por Favor Story Time

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Thursday, Sep 25 • 6:30–7:00 pm • Family: Celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with stories in English and Spanish and explore the bilingual materials our library has to offer.

Project Kindness

Teddy Bear Drive Oct 1–30 • Library hours All Ages: During the month of October, the library will be accepting new teddy bears or stuffed animals for a local charity as part of our Choose Kindness Campaign.

October is Family History Month Saturdays • 1:00– 2:30 pm • Oct 4 �������Genealogy Basics Oct 11 ����Ohio Courthouse Records Oct 18 ����Genealogy Databases @ SCDL

October is Family History Month

Saturdays • 3:00–4:30 pm • Oct 4 �������Using the Federal Census Effectively Oct 11 ����Finding Records Online Oct 18 ����Genealogy Computer Program

Henna Tattoos

Thursday, Oct 16 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Teens: Bina and Radhika will share with you all they know about the ancient Indian custom of henna tattooing. Leave the party with beautifully decorated hands.

Give Your Brain a Boost

S tory Times

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

Baby Story Time

Ages infant–23 months w/caregiver Tuesdays • 11:00 am • Oct 7, 14, 21, 28; Nov 4, 18, 25 OR Wednesdays • 11:00 am • Oct 8, 15, 22, 29; Nov 5, 12, 19, 26

Toddler Story Time

Age 2 years w/caregiver Wednesdays • 10:00 am • Oct 8, 15, 22, 29; Nov 5, 12, 19, 26

Preschool Story Time

Ages 3–5 years Tuesdays • 10:00 am • Oct 7, 14, 21, 28; Nov 4, 18, 25

Felted Pins

Monday, Nov 10 • 6:00–7:45 pm • Adults: Create a colorful pin with felted wool, beads, and buttons for yourself or to give for Christmas. Supplies will be provided.

Perler Bead Fun

Tuesday, Nov 18 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Teens: Perler beads are awesome! Make something for yourself, or for friends and family. The possibilities are endless.

Digital Photography 101 Monday, Oct 27 • 6:00–7:45 pm • Adults: Learn a new skill beginning with this class. Topics include: understanding scene settings and features, camera vocabulary, photographing people, camera phones, and transferring to and editing on a computer.

Giant Holiday Cookie Decorating Contest

Zombie Party

Holiday Family Fun

Tuesday, Oct 28 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Teens: How about a night out with the living dead? Join others for an evening you won’t forget.

Destination Death Valley

Monday, Nov 3 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Adults: Enjoy a road trip photo adventure with Michael Witt. A drive of 7,400 miles included visits to many state and national parks, national monuments, deserts, mountains and ghost towns all in the company of his faithful dog, Jake. Experience the highs and lows of this winter camping extravaganza!

Lifelong Learning

Thursday, Nov 6 • 2:00–3:00 pm Adults: Stay sharp, connect with others, and enjoy engaging learning opportunities.

Tuesday, Dec 16 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Teens: Back by popular demand, this delicious program is back again! You will leave with a giant cookie to share with your family. Thursday, Dec 18 • 5:00–7:00 pm • Family: Join us for stories, songs, crafts and a visit from Santa. Santa will be available for pictures from 5:00–6:00 pm.

FEATURED EVENTS Hispanic Heritage Month................................ 6 Gingerbread House Contest........................19 Lifelong Learning............................................... 6 Native American Heritage Month................. 6 One Book, One Community........................... 7 Save Your Home Classes................................ 6 Teen Art Contest..............................................10 Smart Scene • Fall 2014 13


L ake Community Branch

565 Market Avenue SW, Uniontown OH 44685 • 330.877.9975

 = Registration requested. Please register online at www.TheSmartStore.org and choose the Events 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–23 months w/caregiver Tuesdays • 11:15 am–12:00 pm • Sep 9, 16, 23, 30; Oct 14, 21, 28; Nov 4

Toddler Story Time

Ages 2–3 years w/caregiver Wednesdays • 11:00–11:30 am •( Sep 10, 17, 24; Oct 1, 15, 22, 29; Nov 5 or Thursdays • 11:00–11:30 am •( Sep 11, 18, 25; Oct 2,16, 23, 30; Nov 6

Preschool Story Time

Ages 3 ½–5 years w/caregiver Wednesdays • 10:00–10:30 am •( Sep 10, 17, 24; Oct 1, 15, 22, 29; Nov 5 or Thursdays • 10:00–10:30 am •( Sep 11, 18, 25; Oct 2, 16, 23, 30; Nov 6

Pajama Story Time

Ages 2–5 years w/caregiver Mondays • 7:00–7:30 pm •( Sep 29; Oct 27; Nov 24

Author Visit: Richard Hasler

Tuesday, Sep 9 • 6:30–7:30 pm • Adults: Join Richard as he discusses his book Surprises Around the Bend: 50 Adventurous Walkers, and shares his passion for the many benefits of walking for fitness, mental renewal, and spiritual rejuvenation. Books will be available for purchase.

The Story of Ohio’s Greatest Orphanage

Tuesday, Sep 16 • 6:30–7:30 pm • Adults: The Ohio Soldiers and Sailors Orphans Home housed children on a self–sufficient campus outside Xenia, Ohio from 1870–1995. Guest speaker Bill Chavanne, president of the Rooney Fund Board, which gives support to the ex–pupils of the orphanage, will talk about the Home and his work with Edward Lentz, author of A Home of Their Own. Books will be available for purchase.

“Booked on Tuesdays” Book Club

Tuesday • 6:00–7:30 pm • Adults: Enjoy a great book and connect with people. Sep 23 ���Orphan Train, by Christina Baker Kline Oct 28 ����Mary Coin, by Marisa Silver Nov 25 ����An Invisible Thread, by Laura Schroff

Explore History with an American Girl Mystery Book Club

Tuesdays • 2:00–3:00 pm • Adults Sep 2 ������Ordinary Grace, by William Kent Krueger Oct 7 �������Ghostman, by Roger Hobbs Nov 4 ������Dreaming of the Bones by Deborah Crombie Dec 2 ������An Incomplete Revenge by Jacqueline Winspear Jan 6 �������How the Light Gets In, by Louise Penny

Parent/Child Book Discussion Group

Mondays • 6:30–7:30 pm •( Grades 3–5 w/adult: Bring mom, dad, or any other favorite adult to discuss some great books. Sep 8 ������The BFG, by Roald Dahl Oct 13 ����Wonder, by R. J. Palacio Nov 10 ����The Secret of Platform 13 by Eva Ibbotson Dec 8 ������Counting, by 7s, by Holly Goldberg Sloan

Knitty Gritters Knitting Club

Mondays • 11:00 am–1:00 pm Sep 8, 22; Oct 6, 20; Nov 3, 17; Dec 1, 15, 29 Adults: Bring your current knitting project, see what others are knitting, and stay in the loop.

LEGO® Club at Lake

Saturdays • 3:00–4:00 pm •( Sep 13; Oct 11; Nov 8; Dec 13 Grades K–5: Use your imagintaion to make a creation for display in the Library. Bricks will be provided.

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Saturday, Sep 27 • 3:00–4:00 pm •( Grades 2–5: Explore Caroline Abbott’s world during the War of 1812. Play games, make a craft, and sample food from that era.

Medicare

Tuesday, Sep 30 • 6:30–7:30 pm •( Adults: Are you new to Medicare or retiring soon? Join Deanna Wells from Committed Care Consultants to answer all of your questions.

Stitch for the Cure

Oct 1–31 • Library hours All Ages: Showcase your favorite needlework scarf in any shade of pink. We’ll display your scarf at the Library during the month of October. A reception to honor participants will be held Nov. 17 at 11 am. All scarves donated to local cancer centers.

Teen Café THURSDAYS • 2:30–4:00 PM SEP 4–JAN 29 GRADES 6–12: Join us for a variety of activities, including technology, book discussions, and crafts. Snacks will be provided.

FEATURED EVENTS SEP 25 Digital Photo Effects: Turn your photos into art using iPhoto, Gimp, or Fotor. OCT 9 One Book, One Community Book Discussion: We will be discussing the book Wonder, by R. J. Palacio, the 2014 selection.

Project Kindness

Card Making Oct 6–11 • Library hours Family: Stop in and decorate a card with kind words for residents of area retirement homes as part of our Choose Kindness Campaign.

Lifelong Learning

Wednesday, Oct 8 • 2:00–3:00 pm Adults: Stay sharp, connect with others, and enjoy engaging learning opportunity.

Author Visit: David Giffels

Tuesday, Oct 14 • 6:30–7:30 pm • Adults: Join David as he discusses his new book The Hard Way on Purpose: Essays and Dispatches from the Rust Belt. Books will be available for purchase. Sponsored by the Lake Community Friends of the Library.

Pups and Pages

Saturday, Oct 18 • 10:30 am–12:00 pm • Grades K–5: Licensed therapy dogs will listen to you read. Bring a book, or borrow one of ours.

An Evening with Dracula

Tuesday, Oct 21 • 6:30–7:30 pm • Adults: Join actor Jim Knight as he presents background on Bram Stoker’s vampire classic Dracula and performs some spooky pieces from the novel.

Pumpkin Party

Saturday, Oct 25 • 3:00–4:00 pm •( Grades K–5: Listen to seasonal stories and make a spooky craft.

Exploring Native American Ancestry

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month Monday, Nov 17 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Adults: Curious as to whether your family history includes Native American roots? Explore your genealogy to discover your native ties.

Shutterfly: Creating Memories

Tuesday, Nov 18 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Adults: Join us and learn how to create an online photo album to share with family and friends or create and purchase a hardbound photo album. 

Captain Underpants Party

Saturday, Nov 22 • 3:00–4:00 pm •( Grades K–5: Celebrate the popular underwear– clad hero with games and fun activities.

eBay

Tuesday, Dec 2 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Adults: Learn to create an eBay account; shop and sell; navigate through eBay’s many layers. (This is not an entrepreneur’s class.)

Holiday Story Time

Saturday, Dec 6 • 10:00–11:00 am •( Family: Bring in the yuletide season with holiday stories, songs, and a craft.

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Madge Youtz Branch

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

S tory Times

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

Preschool Story Times

Ages 3–5 years Tuesdays • 10:30–11:00 am • Oct 7, 14, 21, 28; Nov 4, 18, 25

Day of the Dead

Thursday, Oct 30 • 4:00–5:00 pm Teens: Celebrate this Mexican holiday and create a traditional skull mask.

Lifelong Learning

Wednesday, Nov 12 • 2:00–3:00 pm Adults: Stay sharp, connect with others, and enjoy engaging learning opportunity.

Thanksgiving Story and Craft

Thursday, Nov 13 • 3:00–4:00 pm Grades K–5: Enjoy a fun Thanksgiving story and make a craft to celebrate the holiday!

Live Clue

Thursday, Nov 20 • 4:00–5:00 pm Teens: For a killing good time, bring the classic game of “whodunit” to life!

Van Gogh Club

Mondays • 1:00–3:00 pm Sep 15; Oct 20; Nov 17 Adults: Explore your creative self through abstract fine art using acrylic, soft pastel, water color, collage, and other mediums.

Books and Something More

Wednesdays • 11:30 am–12:30 pm Sep 17; Oct 15; Nov 19 Adults: Enjoy different titles, authors, and genres with a great book discussion group.

Rock Art for Teens

Thursday, Sep 18 • 4:00–5:00 pm Teens: Challenge your inner artist and create your very own rock art!

¿Hablas Espanol?

Sabado, 20 de Septiembre • 2:00–3:00 pm Familia: Explora tu biblioteca y descrube todos los servicios que ofrecemos a la comunidad Hispanohablante.

Do You Speak Spanish?

Saturday, Sep 20 • 2:00–3:00 pm Family: Explore your Library and discover all the services offered to our Spanish speaking community.

Game Day

Thursday, Sep 25 • 3:00–4:00 pm Grades K–5: Spend after school time playing nothing but games with your friends! A variety of board and card games will be waiting for you.

Connect

Literary Trivia Contest

Wednesday, Oct 1 • 11:00 am–12:00 pm Adults: Accept this fun challenge to see how much you know about classic and contemporary literature, and other entertainment media from the Library.

Play Smart

Thursdays • 11:00 am–12:15 pm • Oct 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Ages up to 3 years w/caregiver: Spend time together, play, experience art activities, and meet new friends.  Community resource specialists will be available to share information on child development, nutrition, play and movement, and other topics.

Pups and Pages

Saturday, Oct 4• 10:30 am–12:00 pm Grades K–5: Licensed therapy dogs will listen to you read. Bring a book, or use one of ours.

Project Kindness

Friends of the Library Pinterest Party and Membership Drive

Monday, Nov 24 • 1:00–3:00 pm • Adults: Come and try your hand at different holiday crafts found on Pinterest. Holiday refreshments provided by Madge Youtz Friends of the Library. Hope you “join” us!

Holiday Open House

Friday, Dec 12 • 3:00–5:00 pm All Ages: Peruse the new books, enjoy music of the season, and meet and greet friends.

Snow Globe Craft

Thursday, Dec 18 • 4:00–5:00 pm Teens: Construct a holiday snow globe using paper plates and your creativity for yourself, or as a gift!

FEATURED EVENTS Hispanic Heritage Month................................ 6

Card Making Thursday, Oct 16 • 3:00–4:00 pm Family: Stop in and decorate a card with kind words for nursing home residents as part of our Choose Kindness Campaign.

Gingerbread House Contest........................19

Enjoy an Eerie Evening with Dracula

Save Your Home Classes................................ 6

Monday, Oct 27• 6:30–7:30 pm Adults: Join actor Jim Knight as he brings to life Bram Stoker’s Dracula.

Lifelong Learning............................................... 6 Native American Heritage Month................. 6 One Book, One Community........................... 7 Teen Art Contest............................................10 Smart Scene • Fall 2014 15


North Branch

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

S tory Times

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

Saturday, September 13, 2014 10:00 am–4:00 pm •

Preschool Story Times

Ages 2–5 years w/caregiver Wednesdays • 10:30 am • Sep 24; Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Nov 5, 12, 19; Dec 3

Krazy Teen Art Kart

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.

Monday–Friday • 3:30–4:30 pm Sep 2–Dec 19 Teens: Stuck in the Library after school? The teen mobile art cart will be available for those who want to explore their creative side, have a group project– or are just bored. Ask at the desk!

Classic Lit Book Club

Wednesdays • 6:30 pm Adults Sep 3 ������Notes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoevsky Oct 1 �������1984, by George Orwell Nov 5 ������Absalom, Absalom, by William Faulkner Dec 3 ������The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

Project Kindness

Card Making Sep 15–30 • Library hours All Ages: Stop in and decorate a card with kind words for residents at a local nursing home as part of our Choose Kindness Campaign.

Writers Group

Thursdays • 6:00–7:45 pm • Sep 4–Dec 18 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.

Thursdays • 6:30 pm Sep 18; Oct 16; Nov 20; Dec 18* Adults: Whatever you may be writing—poetry, short stories, novels, children’s book, memoirs—share your work with other amateur writers for critique and support. Group includes online sharing. E–mail Shelia at north@starklibrary.org for more information. *Covered dish dinner begins at 5 pm.

Harry Science Fiction Club

B–I–N–G–O

Children’s Chess Club

Mondays • 6:30–7:45 pm All Ages: For more information check out the website at http://www.harrysf.org. Sep 15 ���Summer movies and TV seasons Oct 20 ����A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder, by James De Mille Nov 17 ����Leviathan, by Scott Westerfeld Dec 15 ���2014 Hugo award winning short story

FEATURED EVENTS Hispanic Heritage Month................................ 6 Gingerbread House Contest........................19 Lifelong Learning............................................... 6 Native American Heritage Month................. 6 One Book, One Community........................... 7 Save Your Home Classes................................ 6 Teen Art Contest..............................................10

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Saturday, Sep 20 • 3:00–4:00 pm • Teens: Play the old game that’s now all the rage. Snacks and book prizes.

World of Difference Interactive Show

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Monday, Sep 22 • 6:30–7:30 pm • Family: Enjoy an interactive story time featuring a Mexican folktale The Ram in the Chile Patch.

Lifelong Learning

Monday, Sep 29 • 2:00–3:00 pm Adults: Stay sharp, connect with others, and enjoy engaging learning opportunities.

One Book, One Community

Book Discussion Tuesday, Sep 30 • 6:30–7:30 pm • Family: Join us as we read and discuss the book Wonder, by R. J. Palacio.

Scary Story Contest

Oct 1–24 • Library hours Teens: Submit your original ghost story at North Branch by October 24 for judging. The winning stories will be displayed for the remainder of the month. Contest guidelines available at the customer service desk.

Star Wars Reads Day

Saturday, Oct 11 • 2:00–3:30 pm • Family: Join us for games, crafts, and fun to help us celebrate Star Wars Reads Day. Costumes welcome!

Pups and Pages

Saturday, Oct 18 • 10:30 am–12:00 pm Family: Licensed therapy dogs will listen to you read. Bring a book, or borrow one of ours.

Time Banking

Thursday, Oct 30 • 6:30 pm • Adults: Time banking is a community building program where you can exchange skills, talents, and passions in return for a time credit, which you can then use in return for services offered by others.

NaNoWriMo

Nov 1–30 • Library hours Adults: It’s National Novel Writing Month. Stop in to learn about the program and get information to help you write 50,000 words this month.

Come Write In

Saturdays • 10:00 am–1:00 pm Nov 8, 15, 22, 29 Adults: Enjoy a quiet place to work on your novel. Coffee and tea provided for inspiration.

Explore Native American Culture

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month Monday, Nov 10 • 6:30–7:30 pm • Family: Learn about Native American culture through interactive experiences and crafts.

International Games Day

Saturday, Nov 15 • 2:00–4:00 pm • Teens: Celebrate with the world and your friends. Enjoy snacks, board games and, as always, books!

Visit with Santa

Saturday, Dec 6 • 10:00 am–12:00 pm • Family: Listen to stories and visit with Mr. and Mrs. Claus. Bring your cameras!

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Perry Sippo Branch

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

Hooks and Needles

Tuesdays • 2:00–4:00 pm Sep 2, 23; Oct 7, 28; Nov 4, 25; Dec 2, 23; Jan 6, 27 Adults: Share your knitting or crocheting tips with others. All levels are welcome.

Book Discussion Group at Perry Sippo

Thursdays • 6:00–7:00 pm Sep 4; Oct 2; Nov 6; Dec 11; Jan 11 Adults: New members welcome. Book selections listed online and available at desk.

From Book to Big Screen Brown Bag Book Discussion

Adults: New members are always welcome. Books are available at desk. Movie Viewing Tuesdays • 11:00 am–1:00 pm Sep 9 ������The Time Travelers Wife Oct 14 ����Ten Little Indians Nov 18 ���One Day Dec 9 ������A Time to Kill Jan 13 ����Rules of Attraction Book and Movie Discussion Tuesdays • 12:00–1:00 pm Sep 16 ����The Time Travelers Wife by Audrey Niffenegger Oct 21 ����And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie Nov 18 ���One Day, by Dave Nicholls Dec 16 ���A Time to Kill, by John Grisham Jan 20 ����Rules of Attraction, by Bret Easton Ellis

Chilton’s Auto Repair

Monday, Sep 15 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Adults: Learn how to find repair information for autos and light trucks through the Library.

Reiki and the Healing Touch

Wednesday, Sep 17 • 6:00–7:00 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.

Pups and Pages

Saturdays • 10:30 am–12:00 pm • Sep 20; Nov 8 Grades K–5: Licensed therapy dogs will listen to you read. Bring a book, or use one of ours.

Mid–Week Movie Matinee

Wednesdays • 2:00–4:00 pm Adults: Enjoy a classic movie. Sep 24 ����Raging Bull Oct 22 ����The Birds Nov 19 ���The Maltese Falcon Dec 17 ����National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation Jan 21 ����Viva Las Vegas

Preschool Yoga

Thursday, Sep 25 • 11:00–11:45 am • Ages 4–5 years w/caregiver: Learn how much fun yoga can be from our friends at the Paul and Carol David YMCA.

An Evening with Dracula

Thursday, Sep 25 • 6:30–7:30 pm •( Adults: Join actor Jim Knight as he presents background on Bram Stoker’s vampire classic Dracula and performs some spooky pieces from the novel.

Yoga for Little Ones

S tory Times

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

Baby Story Times

Ages infant–23 months w/caregiver Mondays • 10:00–10:30 am •( Oct 27; Nov 3, 10, 17, 24; Dec 1

Toddler Story Times

Ages 2–3 years w/caregiver Mondays • 11:00–11:30 am •( Oct 27; Nov 3, 10, 17, 24; Dec 1

Preschool Story Times

Ages 4–5 years w/caregiver Thursdays • 11:30 am–12:00 pm •( Oct 30; Nov 6, 13, 20; Dec 4

Perry FOL Fall Book and Bake Sale

Saturday, Oct 18 • 9:00 am–2:00 pm All Ages: Great deals and treats. All proceeds benefit the Perry Sippo Branch Library.

Monday, Sep 29 • 10:30–11:00 am •  Ages 2–3 years w/caregiver: Come and enjoy some “mommy & me” fun with an instructor from the Paul and Carol David YMCA.

Fall Family Fun Night

One Book, One Community

Project Kindness

Teen Book Discussion Tuesday, Oct 7 • 6:00–7:00 pm • Teens: Discuss the book Wonder, by R. J. Palacio. Books available at the desk.

Walkabout Wednesday

Wednesday, Oct 8 • 6:00–7:00 pm • Adults: Slow down after work and enjoy a leisurely walk to explore the nature that surrounds us. Meet at the Exploration Gateway Shelter.

Ballroom Dancing

Thursdays • 6:30–7:30 pm • Oct 9 �������Salsa: Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with this Latin style dance. Oct 16 ����Tango Oct 23 ����Two–Step Adults: Learn these popular dances while having fun and burning calories. Bring a partner or come solo. No previous experience required.

Star Wars Reads Day

Saturday, Oct 11 • Library hours All Ages: Join us as we celebrate books and all things Star Wars with trivia and prizes. May the Force be with you!

Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Thursday, Oct 30 • 6:00–7:00 pm • Family: Dress up and celebrate the season with stories, crafts and refreshments by our fireplace. Perry Helping Perry Toiletry Drive Nov 1–16 • Library hours All Ages: To celebrate Wonder, we are joining with Perry Helping Perry to hold a drive collecting toiletries for local families in need.

Movie Making Computer Class

Monday, Nov 10 • 6:00–7:00 pm • Teens: Learn to create mini movies using photos, videos, and Apple’s iMovie. For this class you may bring your own laptop.

Happy Birthday, Perry Sippo Branch

Sunday, Nov 16 • 2:00–4:00 pm All Ages: Celebrate 50 years in Perry Township by choosing kindness. Have some cake, check and drop off donations for Perry Helping Perry.

LEGO® Movie

No School Movie Day Monday, Dec 1 • 1:00–4:00 pm • Family: Play with LEGOs before we explore the LEGO Movie on this day off from school.

Big Band Christmas Concert

Thursday, Dec 4 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Adults: Join us for a Christmas concert with the Savoy Big Band, a 14–piece jazz ensemble. Sponsored by the Perry Sippo Friends of the Library.

Monday, Sep 22 • 11:00–11:30 am • Ages 2–3 years w/caregiver: Yoga fun with an instructor from the Paul and Carol David YMCA.

No School Movie Day Monday, Oct 13 • 1:00–3:00 pm • Teens: Return to the world of Hunger Games for the Quarter Quell with Katniss and Peeta. Pizza provided.

Saturday Dec 6 • 10:00–11:30 am Family: Visit with Santa, complete with stories and songs. Don’t forget your camera.

Photo Maker Computer Class

Lifelong Learning

Get Your Résumé Right

Yoga for Little Ones

Monday, Sep 22 • 6:00–7:00 pm • Teens: Learn how to turn your photos into art using iPhoto, Gimp or Fotor.

Connect

Wednesday, Oct 15 • 2:00–3:00 pm Adults: Stay sharp, connect with others, and enjoy engaging learning opportunities.

Here Comes Santa Claus

Tuesday, Dec 9 • 2:00–3:30 pm • Adults: Learn secrets of writing a great résumé for a lasting impression on potential employers.

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Plain Community Branch

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

S tory Times

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

Family Story Time

Families, young children w/caregiver Mondays • 7:00–7:30 pm • Sep 8, 15, 22, 29; Oct 6, 13; Nov 3, 10, 17, 24; Dec 1

Preschool Story Time

Ages 3–5 years w/caregiver Tuesdays • 10:30–11:15 am • Sep 9, 16, 23, 30; Oct 7, 14, 21, 28; Nov 4, 18, 25; Dec 2, 9

Baby/Toddler Story Time

Ages infant–3 years w/caregiver Wednesdays • 10:30–11:00 am • Sep 10, 17, 24; Oct 1, 8, 15, 29; Nov 5, 12, 19, 26; Dec 3 

Needlechat

Wednesdays • 10:00 am Sep 3, 10, 17, 24; Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Nov 5, 12, 19; Dec 3, 10, 17 Adults: Work on your needlecraft and learn new stitches while chatting and meeting new people. Current members are happy to teach new members how to knit or fix projects. (Does not meet on Nov. 26 due to holiday.)

Golden Eagle Author Evening

Thursday, Sep 4 • 6:00–7:30 pm Teens/Adults: 1996 GlenOak High School graduate Thomas Sweterlitsch will discuss the July 2014 release of his new science fiction book Tomorrow and Tomorrow. Mr. Sweterlitsch will also share his perspective on the writing process and the experience of having the movie rights for his book purchased by Sony Pictures. Sponsored by Plain Community FOL.

The Anime Army

Wednesdays • 2:30–4:00 pm Sep 10, 24; Oct 1, 15; Nov 5, 19; Dec 10 Teens: If you’re into anime or manga, or want to learn more about it, join us each month for something fun.

FEATURED EVENTS

LEGO® Club at Plain

Effectively Using Ancestry.com

Disney Seminar

Harvest Party

Saturdays • 10:30 am–Noon • Sep 13; Oct 11; Nov 15; Dec 13 Grades K–5: A kids club where the spotlight is on your ingenuity. LEGO bricks will be provided. December’s program includes holiday festivities! Thursday, Sep 11 • 6:00–7:30 pm Tuesday, Oct 7 • 6:00–7:30 pm Wednesday, Nov 5 • 6:00–7:30 pm Adults: Planning a trip to Disney? Michele Boggs, experienced traveler, will help you plan your trip.

Locker Decor

Thursday Night Book Club

Fall Fiesta

Thursdays • 5:00–6:00 pm Adults: Join us for a monthly mystery. New members welcome. Sep 18 ���Never Go Back (Jack Reacher series #14) by Lee Child Oct 16 ����Wonder, by R. J. Palacio Nov 20 ���The Round House, by Louise Erdrich

Plain Community FOL Book Sale Saturday, Sep 20 • 9:00 am–4:00 pm Hardbacks 50¢ Paperbacks 25¢ Magazines 10¢ DVDs & CDs 50¢

Plain Local Schools Family Fit & Fun Day

Saturday, Sep 20 • 9:00 am–1:00 pm Family: Stop by the station at the library for balloon hats and more. Don’t forget to browse our book sale while you’re here.

Literacy Fun and Games

Thursday, Sep 25 • 6:30–7:30 pm •( Grades K–3: This entertaining hour of learning and fun will introduce parents and children to games and techniques that encourage the development of literacy skills during the primary school years.

Silent Library

Gingerbread House Contest........................19

Project Kindness

One Book, One Community........................... 7 Save Your Home Classes................................ 6 Teen Art Contest..............................................10

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One Book, One Community

Book Discussion Tuesday, Oct 28 • 6:00–7:00 pm Grades 4–8: Enjoy the book Wonder, by R. J. Palacio and then join us for a discussion.

Hispanic Heritage Month................................ 6

Native American Heritage Month................. 6

Monday, Oct 27 • 6:30–7:30 pm •( Family: Celebrate the fall season with fun stories, games, crafts, and snacks. While not required, costumes are encouraged.

Thursday, Sep 18 • 2:30–4:00 pm Teens: Turn your locker into a work of art. Make a variety of different things to jazz up your locker this year.

Tuesday, Sep 30 • 6:00–7:00 pm Teens: Have fun doing outrageous tasks while trying to keep silent in the library.

Lifelong Learning............................................... 6

Thursday, Oct 23 • 1:00–2:30 pm • Adults: Learn tips and tricks to help discover your family history using the Ancestry Library Edition database.

Teddy Bear Drive Oct 1–31 • Library hours All Ages: The library will be accepting new teddy bears or stuffed animals for a local charity as part of our Choose Kindness Campaign.

Project Kindness

Card Making Teens: Thursday, Oct 16• 3:00–4:00 pm •( Family: Monday, Oct 20 • 6:00–7:00 pm •( Decorate a card with kind words and we will donate them to Akron Children’s Hospital.

Wednesday, Oct 29 • 2:30–4:00 pm • Teens: Celebrate fall with games, crafts, and lots of fun.

Author Visit: Mike Johnson

Thursday, Nov 6 • 6:00–7:30 pm Adults: Mike Johnson will discuss his historical novels that tell the stories of WWII, the Korean War, and other major 20th century happenings from perspectives little known among Americans.  In his research he has traveled the world, visiting nations from Poland and Romania to Singapore and Malaysia. Sponsored by Plain Community FOL.

Pancakes and Pajamas

Thursday, Nov 13 • 6:00–7:00 pm • Family: Snuggle up in your favorite comfy pajamas and enjoy bedtime stories and pancakes. Feel free to bring along your favorite stuffed animal to join in the fun.

International Games Day

Saturday, Nov 15 • 2:00–4:00 pm Teens: Celebrate with the world and your friends, with speed gaming! Speed gaming gives you time to try a new game and move on to another.

Lifelong Learning

Wednesday, Nov 19 • 2:00–3:00 pm Adults: Stay sharp, connect with others, and enjoy engaging learning opportunity.

Remember Our Heroes

Thursday, Nov 20 • 6:30–7:30 pm • Grades K–5: Create treats for injured veterans and hear book talks about our great heroes.

Make It–Take It Craft

Wednesday, Dec 17 • 2:30–3:30 pm • Teens: ‘Tis the season to be crafty. Make something crafty for someone special or maybe just for yourself.

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Sandy Valley Branch

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

S tory Times

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

Toddler Story Time

Ages 18 months–3 years w/caregiver Wednesdays • 10:30–11:00 am • Sep 17, 24; Oct 1, 8, 22; Nov 5, 12, 19

Preschool Story Time

Ages 3 ½–5 years Thursdays • 10:30–11:00 am • Sep 18, 25; Oct 2, 9, 23; Nov 6, 13, 20

Jazzy Jars

Monday, Nov 3 • 6:00–8:00 pm • Adults: Make three useful projects from canning jars. Please bring an empty salt box with a pour spout, all other materials supplied.

Pups and Pages

Saturday, Nov 8 • 10:30 am–12:00 pm • Grades K–5: Licensed therapy dogs will listen to you read.

Book Discussion Group at Sandy Valley Mondays • 6:00–7:00 pm Adults Sep 8 ������Just Like Other Daughters by Colleen Faulkner Oct 6 �������Wonder, by R. J. Palacio Nov 10 ����A Parchment of Leaves by Silas House Dec 8 ������For the Benefit of Those Who See by Rosemary Mahoney

LEGO® Club @ Sandy Valley

Saturdays • 2:00–3:00 pm • Sep 13; Oct 11; Nov 8 Grades Pre K–5: Create and build with LEGO bricks which will be provided. Enjoy snacks.

Amazing Mushrooms

Monday, Sep 15 • 6:00–8:00 pm • Adults: Presenter Tom Phillips shares his knowledge about easy–to–identify edible mushrooms. See a mushroom log inoculation demonstration to help grow mushrooms at home.

U TEENS VOLN

Saturdays • 2:30–4:00 pm Sep 20; Oct 18; Nov 15; Dec 13 Teens: Join our fantastic group as we plan programs and earn community service credit.

Lifelong Learning

Monday, Sep 22 • 2:00–3:00 pm Adults: Stay sharp, connect with others, and enjoy engaging learning opportunities.

In Stitches Knitting

Mondays • 6:00–8:00 pm Sep 22, 29; Oct 27; Nov 17, 24; Dec 15, 22, 29 Adults: Love to knit or want to learn? Bring your supplies and join us. Crocheters are welcome, too.

Connect

Banned Books Week Celebration

Tuesday, Sep 23 • 2:30–4:30 pm Teens: Celebrate the freedom to read what you want. Join us for food and fun.

Laugh, Play, Read

Sensory Explosion Tuesday, Sep 30 • 6:00–7:00 pm • Family: Laugh, play, and learn new ideas for teaching early reading skills to your children using your five senses. Make your own literacy games to take home.

Project Kindness

International Games Day

Saturday, Nov 15 • 12:00–2:00 pm Teens: Celebrate with the world and your friends, Enjoy snacks, board games and, as always, books!

Christmas Craft

Monday, Dec 1 • 6:00–8:00 pm • Adults: Craft some vintage–looking ornaments to make your home merry this holiday season.

Winter Holiday Stories & Crafts

Saturday, Dec 6 • 1:00–3:00 pm • Grades K–5: Listen to stories and make special holiday crafts to take home.

Card Making Monday, Oct 6 • 10:00 am–8:00 pm All Ages: Stop in and decorate a card with kind words for our friends in area nursing homes as part of our Choose Kindness Campaign.

Family Winter Holiday Story Time

Mask Making

Wednesday, Dec 17 • 2:30–4:30 pm • Teens: Create your own memory board and keep track of your past, present and future.

Tuesday, Oct 7 • 2:30–4:30 pm Teens: Go incognito when you create your own mask.

A Soldier’s Experience

Monday, Oct 13 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Adults: Retired Colonel Burt Jones will discuss his career as an Army Ranger/Airborne from 1960–1981. Q & A to follow.

“Spooky Nights” Story Time & Party

Tuesday, Dec 9 • 6:00–7:00 pm • Family: Celebrate the holidays with stories, songs, crafts, and a special visitor from the North Pole.

Making Memory Boards

FEATURED EVENTS Hispanic Heritage Month................................ 6 Gingerbread House Contest........................19 Lifelong Learning............................................... 6

Tuesday, Oct 14 • 6:00–7:00 pm • Family: Come dressed in your favorite costume (optional). Enjoy stories, songs, games, and crafts.

Native American Heritage Month................. 6

Pumpkin Patch

Save Your Home Classes................................ 6

Monday, Oct 20 • 6:00–8:00 pm • Adults: Make a trio of oh–so–cute pumpkins crafted from felt.

One Book, One Community........................... 7 Teen Art Contest.............................................10 Smart Scene • Fall 2014 19


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