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Stark County District Library Program Guide Summer 2014


Locations and Hours Scheduled Closings May - Sep 2014 Sunday, May 11 Mother's Day Sunday, May 18 Last Sunday open until September Main, Jackson, Perry, Plain Monday, May 26 Memorial Day Friday, July 4 Independence Day Monday, September 1 Labor Day Sunday, September 7 Libraries Open on Sundays Main, Jackson, Perry, Plain

MAIN LIBRARY

715 Market Avenue N Canton, OH 44702 330.452.0665 Main Library Director: Jean McFarren Children’s Services.... 330.458.2641 Genealogy..................330.458.2765 Mayor's Literacy....... 330.458.2633 Adult Services............330.458.2754 Teen Services............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

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

EAST CANTON BRANCH

224 N Wood Street East Canton, OH 44730 330.488.1501 Manager: Rebecca Baldwin MON and TUE..........9:00 am–8:00 pm WED–FRI..............9:00 am–6:00 pm SAT......................10:00 am–5:00 pm

Library Card Services LIBRARY CARDS

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)

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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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 DVDs, SearchOhio and OhioLINK 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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JACKSON TOWNSHIP BRANCH 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

LAKE COMMUNITY BRANCH

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 and TUE....... 10:00 am–8:00 pm WED–FRI........... 10:00 am–6:00 pm SAT......................10:00 am–5:00 pm

NORTHthBRANCH

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 *Through May 30 last day of school/Plain

SANDY VALLEY BRANCH

9754 Cleveland Avenue SE Magnolia, OH 44643 330.866.3366 Manager: Jeff Kreger 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

Books, puppets Books on CD Music CDs Magazines/Comics DVDs

14 days 14 days 14 days 7 days 7 days

No limit No limit 20* No limit 10*

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

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.

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 and traditional Interlibrary Loan service is also available.

FAQs

For more information, visit About Us at www.StarkLibrary.org.

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Message from the Director

Dear Readers, Something BIG is brewing at your library…and it will lead all the way to your smartphone and computer. This summer we will unveil the smartest site on the Internet, a new Online 24/7 Library, accessible to you from the comfort of your home. You thought it was easy to use the library? Stay tuned to stay smart, because we are looking for more ways to give you library service that’ll be smarter than ever. “Fizz! Boom! READ!” This summer celebrate the joys and TENA WILSON adventures that await those who dare to open the pages of a Executive Director, book. If you are a parent, grandparent, or friend of a child, I Stark County District Library challenge you to invest time this summer into reading with a young person. So many children lose ground during the summer and, with a little encouragement from you, they can stay on track for smart results. Do you love to learn? If you answered “yes,” you made the smart choice. Browse these pages with your pen and calendar in hand, and you will no doubt find many opportunities to connect at your library. From computer classes to Family Fun Days, from Listen @ the Library with the Canton Symphony Orchestra to Pups and Pages – there is truly something for everyone. The rumors are true that everything is free here – all you need is a library card and a desire to get smarter. In Service,

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Summer 2014, Issue no. 35

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

FEATURED EVENTS Fizz! Boom! READ Summer Reading Challenge.................6 Artful Science..........................................7 Science out of the Box...........................7 Jeopardy Tournaments................................5 Listen @ the Library.....................................5 Photo Contests.............................................7 Pups and Pages...........................................5 Save Your Home...........................................5 World of Difference Shows...................... 19

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 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

BOOK SAL E DATES SATURDAYS: 10 am – 4 pm

May 3

ACADEMIC CHALLENGE

The Friends of the Library supported the Tri-County Academic Challenge League Tournament which took place February 10 at Hoover High School. FOL’s chairman Gary Maurer presented medals to the winners. We also underwrote the activity with a generous check to help with food expenses. The GlenOak Academic Challenge Team won this year's tournament. From left to right in the picture are: Matthew Brown (coach), Vanessa Chen, Colin Svatos, Dan Norcia, Mitch Barker, Christian McCartney, and Kyle Monnot.

June 7 (BAG DAY) July 12 August 9 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.

NEW GIFT SHOP ITEMS: PETE THE CAT AND ERIC CARLE T-SHIRTS

We have Pete the Cat t-shirts and Eric Carle numbers t-shirts and onesies in the FOL Main Library Gift Shop. Sizes range from newborn to children's L. Stop in today and get the perfect gift to give to new and soon-to-be readers. Literacy rocks!

BECOME A FRIEND OF THE LIBRARY

The Friends of the Stark County District Library is a dedicated organization whose mission is to assist and promote the library through volunteer efforts. We have donated over 5,608 hours to the betterment of the library. Our future depends on current members and new memberships. The Friends of the Library welcomes new members who are interested in making a contribution to our mission and helping our Library meet the needs of our community. Visit us at www.SCDLMainFOL.org or call 330.458.2630 to join.

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We have two styles of Pete the Cat shirts in youth sizes XS–M.

Eric Carle shirts are available with numbers 1, 2, 3 or 4 and sizes infant–5T.

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T he collaboration

between the Symphony and the Library.

Monday, Jun 16

2:00 pm ~ Jackson 3:30 pm ~ Perry Sippo

Tuesday, Jun 17

Wednesday, Jun 18

2:00 pm ~ Lake 3:30 pm ~ Plain

Thursday, Jun 19

2:00 pm ~ North 3:30 pm ~ DeHoff

2:00 pm ~ Main 3:30 pm ~ Sandy Valley

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 May 1, 29; Jun 12, 26; Sep 25

@ PLAIN COMMUNITY BRANCH

May 15; Jun 5; Jul 10, 17, 31; Aug 14, 21, 28; Sep 11 @ MAIN LIBRARY

Monday, Jun 30

2:00 pm ~ Madge Youtz 3:30 pm ~ East Canton

May 22; Jun 19; Jul 24; Aug 7 @ PERRY SIPPO BRANCH Sep 18 @ JACKSON TOWNSHIP BRANCH

PUPS and PAGES

Jeopardy

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

Championships

SATURDAYS AT 10:30 AM

@ LAKE COMMUNITY

JUN 14: Karen/Paxi (Yorkshire Terrier) Libby/Apache (Golden Retriever)

@ PERRY SIPPO

JUN 14: Cindy/Jada (Mixed Breed) JUL 12: Cindy/Jada (Mixed Breed) Libby/Apache (Golden Retriever) AUG 9: Libby/Apache (Golden Retriever)

GRADES 4-7 @ 6:00 PM GRADES 8-12 @ 7:00 PM

@ NORTH

Winners from each branch will compete for the system–wide championship in each age group. Prizes will be awarded!

@ DEHOFF MEMORIAL

- HOW TO COMPETE Show off your smarts by competing to win a tournament in your age bracket at your branch. See branch pages for dates and time of branch tournaments.

JUL 19: Hilda/Gus (Golden Retriever) Libby/Apache (Golden Retriever)

JUN 28: Libby/Apache (Golden Retriever)

@ SANDY VALLEY

JUN 21: Hilda/Gus (Golden Retriever) Libby/Apache (Golden Retriever)

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Fizz! Boom! READ 2014 Summer Reading Challenge JUNE 9-AUGUST 2 Spend 40 days reading this summer and earn a prize! If you read 50 days you’ll be eligible for another prize. Track your reading on the maps we provide, or track your reading online at http://starkcountysr.evanced.info/homepage.asp . Special opportunities will be available to those who read all summer. www.StarkLibrary.org

Q: What is a Rube Goldberg Machine? A: A contraption, invention, or apparatus deliberately over-engineered that performs a very simple task in a very complicated fashion, usually including a chain reaction. The expression is named after American cartoonist and inventor Rube Goldberg (1883–1970). It is also a lot of fun to make and entertaining to watch.

Try your hand at making one! Build a Better Mousetrap

Main Library Jun 9–Aug 2 • Library Hours Teens: Drop in to help design and build a section of a Rube Goldberg machine.

Join us to watch one in action! Craft Daze - Rube Goldberg Edition

Lake Community Branch Library Thursday, Jul 31 • 2:30–4:00 pm Grades 6–12: We get to clean out our supply closet and you get to spark a reaction!

Rube Goldberg’s Creativity Extravaganza

Main Library Thursday, Jul 31 • 2:00–4:00 pm All Ages: Drop in and check out what the teens have been up to this summer. See the Rube Goldberg Machine in action and explore the art, crafts, GIFs, GarageBand music and gadgets that teens created. Special treats and awards for this summer’s teen program participants.

Learn more about Rube Goldberg at http://www.rube-goldberg.com.

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Artful Science Summer reading Photo Contest Jun 9 - Aug 2

All Ages: Enter your original photo at one of our participating locations from June 9 to August 2. Entry forms with rules and guidelines are available online or at your participating branch. Photos will be displayed at the Photo Show of the branch you select on the entry form. Photo Shows

July 30 • 1–4 pm August 4 • 6–7:30 pm August 5 • 6–7:30 pm August 7 • 2–4 pm August 7 • 3–5 pm

Grades Preschool‒5: Discover the science behind art with hands-on art projects. July 3 • 3‒4 pm @MADGE YOUTZ July 8 • 2‒3 pm @SANDY VALLEY July 15 • 10:30‒11:30 am @PLAIN July 22 • 2‒3 pm @JACKSON July 24 • 3‒4 pm @PERRY SIPPO July 28 • 2‒3 pm @LAKE July 29 • 3‒4 pm @DEHOFF

@MADGE YOUTZ @JACKSON @MAIN @NORTH @DEHOFF

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9th Annual Lake Branch Photo Contest See page 14 for details.

Science out of the Box

Teens: Celebrate your inner scientist! Have fun with other teens while experimenting with hands-on activities.

June 17 @ 2-4 pm

JACKSON TOWNSHIP BRANCH

June 26 @ 2:30-3:30 pm

EAST CANTON BRANCH

July 2 @ 2-4 pm

SANDY VALLEY BRANCH

July 16 @ 2:30-3:30 pm

NORTH 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 www.StarkLibrary.org and choose the Calendar tab.

Senior Surfers

Computer classes for Adults 55+

Beginner Computer Series

Learn about a computer’s hardware; keyboard, develop mouse skills, as well as the desktop, start menu and more. Wednesdays: May 7, 14, 21, 28 • 2:00–3:30 pm NORTH BRANCH Thursdays: Aug 7, 14, 21, 28 • 10:00–11:30 am PLAIN COMMUNITY BRANCH

Intermediate Computer Series

Build on your basic computer skills. Learn Microsoft Word, file management, internet searching and popular e-mail options. Wednesdays: May 7, 14, 21, 28 • 6:00–7:30 pm NORTH BRANCH Thursdays: Aug 7, 14, 21, 28 • 1:00–2:30 pm PLAIN COMMUNITY BRANCH

Regular Classes Android Basics

Join us and learn more about the basic features of an Android tablet such as a Samsung Galaxy. Thursday, Jul 24 • 2:00–3:30 pm JACKSON TOWNSHIP BRANCH

Facebook

Mac Pages

Internet Searching Skills

Make Movies

Learn more about Facebook, a social networking site; create an account; post to friends. Wednesday, Jul 23 • 6:00–7:30 pm NORTH BRANCH Learn to search the Internet; providers and browsers; back, forward and scroll; change the text size on a web page. Thursday, Jun 19 • 10:00–11:30 am EAST CANTON BRANCH

Learn to create mini movies using photos, videos and music with Microsoft Movie Maker. Tuesday, Jun 17 • 6:00–7:30 pm LAKE COMMUNITY BRANCH

iPad Basics

Learn the basics of OneDrive, Microsoft’s online cloud storage. Set up an account. Learn to upload, download and share files; basic editing in web apps.

Join us and learn more about the basic features of an iPad. Wednesday, Jul 30 • 10:00–11:30 am SANDY VALLEY BRANCH

iPad Intermediate

Build your iPad skills and learn about settings, mail and photos. Thursday, Jul 31 • 10:00–11:30 am SANDY VALLEY BRANCH

iTunes Basics

Learn about iTunes, an online music store and listen center. Create a free account. Find music, books and more. Thursday, Jul 10 • 2:00–3:30 pm JACKSON TOWNSHIP BRANCH

Keyboard/Mouse Skills

Digital Photo Tools

Learn about the different styles of a mouse; maintenance; learn the right and left click and to scroll as well as basic keyboard functions. Wednesday, Jun 18 • 10:00–11:30 am EAST CANTON BRANCH

(SKILLS NEEDED: INTERMEDIATE SKILLS)

Kindle Fire (HD) as a Tablet

Transfer photos to a computer; explore free online tools for adjusting color and contrast, cropping and eliminating red eye. Tuesday, Jun 3 • 6:00–7:30 pm LAKE COMMUNITY BRANCH

eBay

Learn to create an eBay account; shop, sell and navigate. (This is not an entrepreneur’s class.) Wednesday, Jun 11 • 6:00–7:30 pm MAIN LIBRARY

Join us and learn more about the basic features of a Kindle Fire HD. Wednesday, Jun 11 • 2:00–3:30 pm MAIN LIBRARY

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, Jun 19 • 1:00–2:30 pm EAST CANTON BRANCH Tuesday, Aug 26 •10:00–11:30 am DEHOFF MEMORIAL BRANCH

Excel II

Learn basic Excel formulas (additions, subtraction, multiply and divide); sorting order and more. (SKILLS NEEDED: EXCEL I)

Wednesday, Aug 27 • 10:00–11:30 am DEHOFF MEMORIAL BRANCH

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OneDrive

(SKILLS NEEDED: INTERNET AND E-MAIL)

Wednesday, Aug 27 • 6:00–7:30 pm NORTH BRANCH

Photobucket

Learn the basics of Photobucket, a website for editing and storing images and short videos.  Sign up for a free account with a valid e-mail address. (SKILLS NEEDED: BASIC SKILLS, E-MAIL AND INTERNET)

Wednesday, Jul 16 • 6:00–7:30 pm NORTH BRANCH

Scanning Your Photos

Learn how to turn your photos into digital format for free using the SCDL copy machines. Saturday, Jul 12 • 10:00–11:00 am NORTH BRANCH

Stay Safe from Viruses & Malware

Computer viruses, and other malicious software can infect your PC. Discuss antivirus software, and what to do if you’ve been infected. (SKILLS NEEDED: BASIC SKILLS WINDOWS/OS/PC) Wednesday, Jul 9 • 10:00–11:30 am MAIN LIBRARY

Tune Up Your PC

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 WINDOWS/OS/PC)

Tuesday, Aug 5 • 2:00–3:30 pm MAIN LIBRARY

Windows 8 (Demonstration)

Effectively Using Ancestry.com

Learn tricks and tips to get results when searching Ancestry Library Edition Database. Wednesday, Jun 18 • 4:00–5:30 pm EAST CANTON BRANCH

Learn to work with Mac Pages; a word processing software for creating documents. Tuesday, Aug 5 • 6:00–7:30 pm MAIN LIBRARY

SCDL Librarians

for Digital Materials Assistance The Stark County District Library has specially trained staff to provide personal assistance with our digital collection, including Ohio Digital Library, Hoopla, and Zinio. If you would like assistance with our digital collections, visit us at www.starklibrary.org/download-e for a list of instructors on staff.

Struggling with Microsoft Windows 8? Join us for a demonstration on some of the popular features of Microsoft Windows 8. Wednesday, Jun 25 • 6:00–7:30 pm NORTH BRANCH Thursday, Jul 17 • 2:00–3:30 pm JACKSON TOWNSHIP BRANCH

Windows Media Player

Learn how to navigate your Microsoft Windows Media Player, listen to music or watch a video. Tuesday, Jun 10 • 6:00–7:30 pm LAKE 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)

Wednesday, Jun 18 • 1:00–2:30 pm EAST CANTON 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.StarkLibrary.org and choose the Calendar tab.

Job Skills

Excel I–III Series (Microsoft 2010)

Learn navigation; cut, copy and paste; insert and delete; word wrap; create a workbook; sort/filter and more. Tuesdays: Jul 8, 15, 22 • 5:30–7:30 pm MAIN LIBRARY

Excel IV–VI Series (Microsoft 2010)

Digital World eMagazines @ the Library: Zinio

Learn the basics of locating, downloading and reading a digital library magazine on your mobile device or computer. (Requirements: library card and Zinio account) Tuesday, May 13 • 6:00–7:30 pm LAKE COMMUNITY BRANCH

eReaders and Digital Materials

Expand on your basics and learn Excel formulas; name ranges; charts; subtotals; find; sort/filter; mail merge and more. Tuesdays: Jun 10, 17, 24 • 5:30–7:30 pm MAIN LIBRARY

PowerPoint (Microsoft 2010)

Learn the basic features of PowerPoint; resize, move and delete text boxes; additional menu options; view your presentation. Monday, Jul 14 • 6:00–7:30 pm MAIN LIBRARY

Have questions on how to use your e–reader or digital device to download library materials? Join us for demonstrations on using the Ohio Digital Library, Zinio and Hoopla. Tuesday, Jul 29 • 6:00–7:30 pm SANDY VALLEY BRANCH

Résumé Recovery

Hoopla

Word I–III Series (Microsoft 2010)

Learn how to borrow free video, music, and audiobooks with your library card and Hoopla. View on your PC, tablet, or phone. Thursday, Jun 12 • 6:00–7:30 pm PERRY SIPPO BRANCH

More than Books

Many of the services provided by the library can be used in place of things you would normally pay for directly. Listen in on how your library can save you money beyond our bookshelves. Thursday, Jul 31 • 6:00–7:30 pm PERRY SIPPO BRANCH

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Learn the secrets of writing a solid résumé that will make a lasting first impression on potential employers. Thursday, Aug 21 • 6:00–7:30 pm PERRY SIPPO BRANCH Learn navigating; explore fonts, bold, italic and underline; cut, copy and paste. Continue with tables and pictures; page layout; review, and more. Tuesdays: Jul 8, 15, 22 • 2:00–4:00 pm MAIN LIBRARY

Word IV–VI Series (Microsoft 2010)

Learn navigating; explore fonts, bold, italic and underline; cut, copy and paste. Continue with borders and charts; mail merge; research; create form letters and more. Tuesdays: Jun 10, 17, 24 • 2:00–4:00 pm MAIN LIBRARY

Teen Corner GarageBand

Use the library’s MacBook Pros to mix and master your own music tracks with GarageBand ’11 and then share online. Thursday, Jul 24 • 2:00–3:30 pm MAIN LIBRARY

Teen Gadget Gallery

Learn about the latest gadgets at the SCDL’s Gadget Gallery for Teens. Browse, watch demonstrations and get hands–on experience with popular gadgets like iPad, Kindle, Nook and more. Open to patrons ages 13 to 18. Adults attending the program must be accompanied by a teen. Monday, Jun 9 • 2:00–4:00 pm DEHOFF MEMORIAL BRANCH Thursday, Jul 10 • 6:00–7:30 pm JACKSON TOWNSHIP BRANCH

What GIFs?

Create your own memes and animated GIFs to post on sites like Facebook, Twitter or Tumblr. Thursday, Jul 17 • 2:00–3:30 pm MAIN LIBRARY Wednesday, Jul 30 • 2:00–3:00 pm SANDY VALLEY BRANCH Wednesday, Aug 6 • 3:00–4:00 pm LAKE COMMUNITY BRANCH

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Main Library

715 Market Avenue N, Canton OH 44702 • 330.452.0665  = Registration requested. Please register online at www.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

Tuesdays • 6:30 pm • Jun 10, 17, 24; Jul 8, 15, 22, 29

Tussie–Mussies: Making Meaningful Victorian Bouquets

Wednesday, Jun 11 • 1:00–2:30 pm • Teens and Adults: Nancy Quinn–Simon explains the various meanings of flowers and will demonstrate how to make your own meaningful bouquets.

Preschool Story Time

Ages 3–5 years w/caregiver Wednesdays • 10:30 am • Jun 11, 18, 25; Jul 9, 16, 23, 30

Baby/Toddler Story Time

British Social Club

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

Heirloom Seed Bank Program

Apr–Jun 30 • Library hours Adults: The Stark County District Library is a Seed Sharing Library, a resource for distributing free heirloom seeds to the community. Seeds are provided through the Master Gardeners of Stark County and OSU Extension Services.

Hummingbird and Butterfly Gardening

Wednesday, May 21 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Adults: Master Gardeners Barbara Silvestri and Jim Nero will discuss what to plant to attract beautiful hummingbirds and butterflies to your summer garden.

10 Edible Weeds: Eating Nature

Saturday, May 24 • 10:00–11:30 am • Adults: Join Master Gardener Rudy Moyer as he presents ten edible weeds from nature’s bounty that you can gather and enjoy.

Bird Watching: Ohio Birds

Saturday, May 24 • 1:00–2:00 pm • All Ages: Stark Parks will present an exciting program on our Ohio birds and how to sight them!

Build a Better Mousetrap

A Rube Goldberg Machine Jun 9–Jul 30 • Library hours Teens: Drop in to help design and build a section of a Rube Goldberg machine, a machine that operates in a complicated way in which the procedure could have been much simpler. See the reveal at the Extravaganza on July 31.

Summer Reading Photo Contest

Jun 9–Aug 2 • Library hours All Ages: Enter your original photo at one of our participating locations Jun 9–Aug 2. Entry forms with rules and guidelines are available online or at your participating branch. Photos will be displayed at the Summer Reading Photo Show at the branch you select on the entry form. Photo Show: Aug 5 • 6:00-7:30 pm •

STEAM Station

Jun 9–Aug 2 • Library hours Grades K–5: Each week this summer stop in to conduct an experiment in our STEAM Science Station. Materials and instructions will be provided to help you get started. All aboard!

Read! Build! Play! Linkup with LEGO

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Mondays • 4:00 pm Jun 9; Jul 14; Aug 11 Grades K–5: Incorporate play with LEGO and DUPLO bricks into reading and learning activities.

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U TEENS VOLN

Tuesdays • 4:00 pm Jun 10; Jul 8; Aug 12 Teens: Have a say in what happens at your library.

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Wednesdays • 4:00–5:30 pm • Jun 11; Jul 9; Aug 6 Teens: Join us for a spot of tea & biscuits if you love Sherlock, Doctor Who, Monty Python, 1D and all things British.

Great Create

Thursdays • 2:00–3:30 pm • Jun 12, 19, 26; Jul 10, 17, 24, 31 Teens: Try your hand at an assortment of arts, crafts, and gadgetry.

Family Fun Days

THURSDAYS • 2:00 PM Jun 12....Fizz! Boom! READ Summer Reading Kick-Off: Enjoy a carnival of fun Jun 19....Listen @ the Library: The Science of Sound with the Canton Symphony Jun 26....World of Difference Interactive Show Jul 10.....It’s Candy Science: Rock Candy Jul 17......Grossology: Get the scoop on animal poop with Stark Parks Jul 24.....Toying with Science: Make a toy Jul 31.....Summer Reading Finale: Plop! Fizz! Whoosh! Candy Geyser

Gluten–Free Cooking

Saturday, Jun 14 • 10:00–11:30 am • Adults: Do you need a gluten–free diet? If so, join us as Kimberly Wells, BBA, CHHC, demonstrates how to prepare gluten–free dishes.

Family Play Day

Learning in Motion Monday, Jun 16 • 2:00 or 6:30 pm Grades K–5: Explore our interactive stations with technology, games, and hands-on activities. Parents and kids can play together, and then take home ideas to keep the fun rolling all summer.

Japanime’niacs

Wednesdays • 3:30–5:00 pm • Jun 18; Jul 2, 16; Aug 6, 20 Teens: Get together with manga & anime fans.

Cooking with Wayside Weeds

Saturday, Jun 21 • 10:00–11:30 am • Adults: Taste wayside weeds as Master Gardener Barb Orre demonstrates how to prepare them.

Jeopardy Tournaments

MONDAY, JUL 14 2:00–3:00 pm: Grades 4–7 • 3:00–4:00 pm: Grades 8–12 • Show off your smarts by competing to win a tournament in your age bracket at your branch. Winners from each branch will then be invited to compete at the system–wide championship. See page 5 for more details.

Finding the Picture in the Picture

Photography Saturday, Jun 28 • 10:00–11:30 am • Teens and Adults: Learn to develop a discerning eye and improve your skill as a photographer with Carolyn Jacob of the Color Shoppe.

Sensory Story Time

Saturdays • 10:30 am • Jun 28; Jul 26; Aug 23 Family: An interactive program designed for children with sensory integration challenges or on the autism spectrum.

Herbal Soap Making

Wednesday, Jul 16 • 1:00–2:30 pm • Teens and Adults: Learn to make fragrant herbal soap with Nancy Quinn–Simon.

Organic Gardening

Saturday, Jul 19 • 10:00–11:30 am • Adults: Cindy Petitti, from the Petitti Garden Center & Floral Shoppe, will share how to garden the natural way.

Teen Iron Chef Contest

Tuesday, Jul 22 • 2:00–4:00 pm • Teens: Compete to create the best dessert out of the ingredients given. Taste test to see who wins.

The Sistine Chapel with M.J. Albacete

Saturday, Jul 26 • 10:00–11:30 am • Teens and Adults: Canton Museum of Art Director M.J. Albacete will present the history and explain the meaning of world–famous frescoes.

Rube Goldberg’s Creativity Extravaganza

Thursday, Jul 31 • 2:00–4:00 pm All Ages: See what our teens have been up to this summer. We reveal the Rube Goldberg Machine in action and explore art, crafts, music and gadgets that teens created. Special treats and awards for this summer’s teen program participants.

Pressed Flowers

Wednesday, Aug 13 • 1:00–2:30 pm • Teens and Adults: Join Nancy Quinn–Simon to learn how to press & save those wonderful garden flowers you’ve grown to make into pictures or gifts.

Seed Saving Workshop

Wednesday, Aug 13 • 5:00–7:00 pm • Teens and Adults: Learn how to dry and save your own seeds to plant next year. Stephanie Wheeler, Master Gardener and Nutrition Educator from OSU Extension Services, will instruct this class.

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DeHoff Memorial Branch

216 Hartford Avenue SE, Canton OH 44707 • 330.452.9014

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

DeHoff Coupon Savings Club

Wednesdays • 12:30–2:30 pm • Jun 4–Aug 27 Adults: Share your passion for saving money with others. Bring coupons to swap with the group.

Fizz! Boom! READ

Summer Reading Kick-Off Monday, Jun 9 • 2:00–8:00 pm All Ages: Join us for a funfilled day of activities for the whole family. 2:00–4:00 pm Gadget Gallery Browse, watch, and get hands–on experience with the latest technology. 4:00–6:00 pm DeHoff Branch Block Party Enjoy balloon twisting, hula hooping, and storytelling, then cool off with ice cream social. Sponsored by the East Lincoln Neighborhood Highway Association. 6:00–8:00 pm Dragonslayerz Concert Christian hip hop duo Dragonslayerz will perform.

Summer Reading Photo Contest

Jun 9–Aug 2 • Library hours All Ages: Enter your original photo at one of our participating locations Jun 9–Aug 2. Entry forms with rules and guidelines are available online or at your participating branch. Photos will be displayed at the Summer Reading Photo Show at the branch you select on the entry form. Photo Show: Aug 7 • 3:00–5:00 pm

Jewelry 101

Friday, Jun 13 • 2:00–3:00 pm • Teens: Find a second home for old and damaged earrings, bits of broken jewelry, charms, and other treasured trinkets.

Monday Movie Matinee for Adults Mondays • 2:00–4:00 pm • Jun 16 ��� Twelve Years a Slave Jul 21 ���� The Best Man Holiday Aug 18 ��� Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Bicycle Safety

Tuesday, Jun 17 • 1:00–2:00 pm Grades K–5: Learn how to ride your bike safely this summer.

Listen @ the Library

The Science of Sound Tuesday • Jun 17 • 3:30 pm Family: The Canton Symphony Orchestra will join us for music, stories, and fun as we explore the science that creates sound.

American Red Cross Program

Thursday, Jun 19 • 3:00–4:00 pm Grades K–5: Learn how to prepare for all types of disasters.

Connect

DeHoff Summer Book Club Project

Tuesdays • 4:30–5:30 pm Jun 24, Jul 29, Aug 26 Adults: Discuss the book The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson, a story about the migration of black citizens from the American southern states to northern and western cities in search of a better life. Join us to see if you share family roots with others in the book club.

Pups and Pages

Saturday, Jun 28 • 10:30 am–12:00 pm Grades K–5: Licensed therapy dogs will listen to you read.

Jeopardy Tournaments

FRIDAY, AUG 1 3:00–4:00 pm: Grades 4–7 • 4:00–5:00 pm: Grades 8–12 • Show off your smarts by competing to win a tournament in your age bracket at your branch. Winners from each branch will then be invited to compete at the system–wide championship. See page 5 for more details.

World of Difference Interactive Show

Family Literacy Science Night

Wednesday, Jun 25 • 11:00 am–12:00 pm Family: Stories are brought to life through energetic telling, engaging props and costumes, and lots of audience participation. Celebrate the science of fun!

Monday, Jul 21 • 6:00–7:00 pm • Family: Families are encouraged to partake in an evening of exploratory science. Retired and distinguished school teacher Ms. Janice Hamilton will facilitate.

Artist in Motion

Ice Cream Social

Thursday, Jun 26 • 3:00–4:00 pm Family: Spend time with a local artist from your very own neighborhood. Learn about her art, how to create your own, and how to follow your dreams.

The Solar Oven

Friday, Jun 27 • 2:00–3:00 pm • Teens: Experience the thrill of constructing a functioning oven from a pizza box.

Lava Lamp Making

Tuesday Jul 1 • 3:00–4:00 pm Grades K–5: Create your own lava lamp.

Ceramic Craft

Thursday, Jul 3 • 3:00–4:00 pm Grades K–5: Paint your very own creation using an array of ceramic molds.

Tuesday, Jul 22 • 3:00–4:00 pm All Ages: Create your own ice cream dessert!

Beekeepers Program

Thursday, Jul 24 • 3:00–4:00 pm Family: Learn all about bees and how they make honey.

Artful Science

Tuesday, Jul 29 • 3:00–4:00 pm Grades Preschool–5: Discover the science behind art with hands–on art projects.

Beadwork

Thursday, Jul 31 • 3:00–4:00 pm Grades K–5: Learn how to make artful creations from beads.

End of the Summer Reading Snack

Tuesday, Jul 8 • 3:00–4:00 pm Grades K–5: Create a beautiful butterfly craft using sand.

Saturday, Aug 2 • 2:00–3:00 pm All Ages: Celebrate the end of summer by having a snack. Snacks sponsored by the Hartford Snack Shack.

Fingerprinting Safety

The Story of Aultman, Ohio

Sand Butterfly Craft

Thursday • Jul 10 • 3:00–4:00 pm Grades K–5: Protect your children by having them fingerprinted by Lieutenant Oliver from the Stark County Sheriff's Office.

Pizza Making

Tuesday, Jul 15 • 3:00–4:00 pm Family: Learn how to make pizza with Ms. Theresa from Pizza Oven.

Laugh, Play, Read

If You Build It Thursday, Jul 17 • 3:00–4:00 pm Family: Learn early reading skills by building with blocks and other materials. Make your own literacy games to take home.

Candle Making

Friday, Jul 11 • 2:00–3:00 pm Teens: If you have ever marveled and appreciated the skillful technique of theme park candle makers, you no longer have to wonder. Learn how to make your own at this class.

Saturday, Aug 23 • 1:00–2:00 pm • Adults: Geraldine Radcliffe, retired nurse and local historian, will discuss the history of Aultman, Ohio, an area that is now Lake Township. This area was once an all black enclave where people lived in round houses made of tile.

FEATURED EVENTS Computer & Technology Classes......8–9 Jeopardy Championships....................... 5 Listen @ the Library................................. 5 Photo Contest and Shows...................... 7 Pups and Pages....................................... 5 Summer Reading and More...............6–7 World of Difference Shows.................19

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Bookmobile Services

715 Market Avenue N, Canton OH 44702 • 330.458.2824

All programs are scheduled for all public day stops. Night stops will have special games and contests each week, June 16-July 24. The complete Summer Bookmobile Schedule will be available the first week in May at www.StarkLibrary.org or at any SCDL location.

Night Stop Programs Weekly• 5:30–7:30 pm Grades Preschool–5 Jun 16–19 What Tool Was Used to Make These? Jun 23–26 Who’s Hiding in the Forest? Jun 30–Jul 3 What Are They Making in the Lab? Jul 7–10 What is Hiding in the Ocean? Jul 14–17 What is Flying in the Sky? Jul 21–24 What is Hiding Behind the Rocks?

World of Difference Interactive Show

Wednesday, Jul 23 • 6:00–7:00 pm Night Stop: Waynesburg Shopping Centre Family: Stories are brought to life through energetic telling, engaging props and costumes, and lots of audience participation.

Fizz! Boom! READ

Summer Reading Kick–Off Jun 9–13 • See Schedule for times Children and Teens: Sign up for Summer Reading and have some fun!

Teen Summer Challenges

Jun 16–Jul 25 • See Schedule for times Teens: Visit the Bookmobile weekly for a variety of Summer Reading games and contests.

Science of Snow

Science of Flight

Jun 30–Jul 3 • See Schedule for times Grades Preschool–5: Let us help you make a paper airplane for a flight contest.

That’s Gross

Jul 7–11 • See Schedule for times Grades Preschool–5: We have a big, hairy, smelly toe and you will make a spider in a web–yikes!

Chameleons and Flamingos

Jul 14–18 • See Schedule for times Grades Preschool–5: Enjoy “colorful” stories and a fun craft.

Jun 16–20 • See Schedule for times Grades Preschool–5: Learn how to make snow in the summer.

Frog Science

Foodology

Seeing Stars

Jun 23–27 • See Schedule for times Grades Preschool–5: Enjoy a puppet show and a gummy bear experiment.

E ast Canton Branch

Jul 21–25 • See Schedule for times Grades Preschool–5: Watch out–exploding frogs! Jul 28–Aug 15 • See Schedule for times Adults: Match film stars with their movies for a chance to win prizes.

224 North Wood Street, East Canton OH 44730 • 330.488.1501

= Registration requested. Please register online at www.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 Times

Wednesdays • 10:30 am •( Jun 11, 18, 25; Jul 9, 16, 23, 30; Aug 6, 13, 20

Women Writers’ Circle

Tuesdays • 11:00 am–12:30 pm Jun 3–Aug 26 Adults: Everyone has a story to tell. Discuss how to bring your memories to life to share, save, and create a family legacy.

Fizz! Boom! READ

Summer Reading Kick–Off Tuesday, Jun 10 • 2:00 pm Family: Marjorie Funk, our favorite face painter and storyteller, will join us to showcase her amazing talents.

Explosion of Color

Thursday, Jun 12 • 2:30 pm •( Teens: Science and color make for a fun afternoon of experiments!

Summer Gardening Series

Mondays • 6:00 pm Jun 16.....Container Gardening Jul 14......Shade Gardens and Fairy Gardens

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Messy Day

Tuesday, Jun 17 • 2:00 pm •( Family: Spend a fun afternoon playing in the sun with sidewalk chalk, bubbles, and more.

Iron Chef–East Canton

Thursday, Jun 19 • 2:30 pm •( Teens: Use your skills to create and judge junk food concoctions at their best!

Secrets of Winemaking

Monday, Jun 23 • 7:00 pm Adults: Learn the secrets of winemaking with this basic introduction by Bob Mann from Newman Creek Cellar.

World of Difference Interactive Show

Thursday, Jun 26 • 11:00 am •( Family: Stories are brought to life through energetic telling, engaging props and costumes, and lots of audience participation. Celebrate the science of fun!

Science out of the Box

Thursday, Jun 26 • 2:30 pm •( Teens: Celebrate your inner scientist. Have fun with other teens while experimenting with hands– on activities.

Listen @ the Library

The Science of Sound Monday, Jun 30 • 3:30 pm Family: The Canton Symphony Orchestra will join us for music, stories, and fun as we explore the science that creates sound.

Become a Citizen Scientist

Tuesday, Jul 8 • 2:00 pm •( Family: Learn the skills needed to become a scientist in your own backyard with live animal specimens!

Solar Picnic

Thursday, Jul 10 • 2:30 pm •( Teens: Learn how to make your own solar oven and then have a picnic with your friends while you cook in your oven!

Mythbusters: Food Challenge

Tuesday, Jul 15 • 2:00 pm •( Grades 3–8: Find out if you have what it takes to bust these common food myths.

Glow On

Thursday, Jul 24 • 2:30 pm •( Teens: Candle making at its best!

Jeopardy Tournaments

Thursday, Jul 17 • 2:30 pm: Grades 8–12 • Tuesday, Jul 22 • 2:00 pm: Grades 4–7 • Show off your smarts by competing to win a tournament in your age bracket at your branch. Winners from each branch will then be invited to compete at the system–wide championship. See page 5 for more details.

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Jackson Township Branch

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

Book Discussion at Jackson Branch Thursdays • 6:00–8:00 pm Adults May 1 ���� The Bully Pulpit by Doris Kearns Goodwin Jun 5 ����� The All–Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion by Fannie Flagg Jul 3 ������ I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai Aug 7 ���� The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman

Close Knit Group

Mondays • 6:30–8:00 pm • May 5, 19; Jun 2, 16, 30; Jul 14, 28; Aug 11, 25 Adults: Share skills, learn new tips, or trade knitting and handcraft secrets. All levels are welcome.

Exercise for Your Mind

May 5–Aug 30 • Library hours Adults: Walk your way to free books this summer at Jackson Branch. Log your walking and hiking miles and earn coupons to redeem for free books!

Human Trafficking 101

Monday, May 12 • 6:00–7:45 pm • Adults: Partners Against Trafficking of Humans Stark (PATHS) is offering a free information session. The session will highlight the reality of human trafficking, and what you can do to help.

U TEENS VOLN

Tuesdays • 6:30–7:30 pm May 13, 27; Jun 10; Jul 8; Aug 5 Teens: Earn community service credits or just have some fun at the library this summer.

Duct Tape Dynasty

Tuesday, May 20 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Teens: Use colorful patterned duct tape to make a wallet, bracelet, picture frame, belt, and more!

Summer Reading Photo Contest

Jun 9–Aug 2 • Library hours All Ages: Enter your original photo at one of our participating locations Jun 9–Aug 2. Entry forms with rules and guidelines are available online or at your participating branch. Photos will be displayed at the Summer Reading Photo Show at the branch you select on the entry form. Photo Show: Aug 4 • 6:00–7:30 pm •

Fizz! Boom! READ

Summer Reading Kick–Off Tuesday, Jun 10 • 2:00–4:00 pm Family: Begin your Summer Reading Challenge with ice cream, contests, and crafts provided by the Jackson Friends of the Library.

DUPLO® Builders

Saturdays • 10:00–11:00 am • Jun 14; Jul 12; Aug 9 Ages 2–6 years: Create, play, and have fun building with DUPLO bricks, which will be provided.

Listen @ the Library

The Science of Sound Monday, Jun 16 • 1:30 pm Family: The Canton Symphony Orchestra will join us for music, stories, and fun as we explore the science that creates sound.

Connect

Jeopardy Tournaments

THURSDAY, JUN 19 2:00–3:30 pm: Grades 4–7 • 6:00–7:30 pm: Grades 8–12 • Show off your smarts by competing to win a tournament in your age bracket at your branch. Winners from each branch will then be invited to compete at the system–wide championship. See page 5 for more details.

“Stringed Fantasy” Concert

Monday, Jun 16 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Adults: Stringed Fantasy, a local folk group since 1996, will perform a Celtic music program.

Science Out of the Box

Tuesday, Jun 17 • 2:00–4:00 pm • Teens: Come celebrate your inner scientist while experimenting with hands–on activities.

LEGO® Club

Fridays • 10:00–11:00 am • Jun 20; Jul 18; Aug 15 Grades 2–5: Imagine, create, and build with LEGO bricks, which will be provided.

Ikebana – The Art of Japanese Flower Arrangement

Saturday, Jun 21 • 1:00–2:00 pm • Adults: Enjoy an exhibit and demo on how Ikebana captures the spirit of the flower. Presented by Ikebana International North Canton, Chapter 54. Refreshments provided.

World of Difference Interactive Show

S tory Times

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

Baby Story Times

Ages infant–23 months w/caregiver Tuesdays • 11:00 am • Jun 17, 24; Jul 1, 8, 15

Toddler Story Times

Age 2 years w/caregiver Wednesdays • 10:00 am • Jun 18, 25; Jul 2, 9, 16

Preschool Story Times Ages 3–5 years Tuesdays • 10:00 am • Jun 17, 24; Jul 1, 8, 15

StoryWalk™

Thursdays • 6:30–7:30 pm • Jul 10, 17, 24, 31 Family: StoryWalk is an outdoor activity where families walk a trail and read a book. Walk begins and ends at the Jackson Branch Library.

History of Roses

Monday, Jul 14 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Adults: Master Gardener Carolyn Buck illustrates the long and colorful history of the rose. She will answer questions and provide tips for selection and how to keep your plants healthy.

Make Your Own Solar Oven

Tuesday, Jul 15 • 2:00–4:00 pm • Teens: Make your own solar oven from a pizza box. We’ll even take them outside and “bake” s’mores!

Monday, Jun 23 • 6:00 pm • Family: Stories are brought to life through energetic telling, engaging props and costumes, and lots of audience participation.

Science Fun

Fingerprints and Footprints

Laugh, Play, Read

What Sherlock Holmes DIDN’T Know Tuesday, Jun 24 • 2:00–4:00 pm • Teens: Officer Angelo from the Jackson Police Department will show you all the latest techniques used to catch criminals.

Kids E–reading Room

Wednesday, Jul 16 • 2:00–3:30 pm • Grades 1–5: Visit our science stations and try experiments using everyday household materials. Sensory Explosion Jul 22 or 23 • 10:00–11:00 am • 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.

Thursday, Jun 26 • 6:30–7:30 pm • Family: Kids and parents are encouraged to bring their e–readers and learn how to download free digital books from the library.

Artful Science

Socrates Café at Jackson

Solar System in the Library

Mondays • 6:00–7:30 pm • Jun 30; Jul 28; Aug 25 Adults: Meet with your neighbors for philosophical inquiry and discussion at this meeting of the minds.

Introduction to Genealogy

Monday, Jul 7 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Adults: Search your family history with the help from SCDL genealogy staff and library resources.

Zentangle® for Kids

Wednesday, Jul 9 • 2:00–3:00 pm • Grades 3–6: Turns drawings into artistic designs under the direction of Carol Floyd, certified Zentangle instructor.

Tuesday, Jul 22 • 2:00–3:00 pm • Grades Preschool–2: Discover the science behind art with hands–on art projects. Tuesday, Jul 29 • 2:00–4:00 pm • Teens: Recreate the solar system in the library building!

Outdoor Party for Teen Volunteers

Tuesday, Aug 5 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Teens: Library volunteers are invited to an evening of fun, food, and water games You will get wet!

Reflexology

Monday, Aug 11 • 6:30 pm • Adults: Reflexology is a holistic therapy that works through the entire body to bring relaxation, balance, and health. Anne McFeely returns for this enlightening and informative presentation.

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L ake Community Branch

565 Market Avenue SW, Uniontown OH 44685 • 330.877.9975

 = Registration requested. Please register online at www.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–23 months w/caregiver Tuesdays • 11:15 am–12:00 pm • Jun 10, 17, 24; Jul 8, 15, 22, 29

Toddler Story Time

Ages 2–3 years w/ caregiver Wednesdays • 11:00–11:30 am •( Jun 11, 18, 25; Jul 9, 16, 23, 30 or Thursdays • 11:00–11:30 am •( Jun 12, 19, 26; Jul 10, 17, 24, 31

Preschool Story Time

Ages 3 ½–5 years Wednesdays • 10:00–10:30 am •( Jun 11, 18, 25; Jul 9, 16, 23, 30 or Thursdays • 10:00–10:30 am •( Jun 12, 19, 26; Jul 10, 17, 24, 31

Knitty Gritters Knitting Club

Mondays • 11:00 am–1:00 pm May 5, 19; Jun 2, 16, 30; Jul 7, 21; Aug 4, 18 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 May 6 ���� Identical by Scott Turow Jun 3 ����� Killer by Jonathan Kellerman Jul 1 ������ Moving Target by J. A. Jance Aug 5 ���� The Bootlegger by Clive Cussler

Ramen Club

Fridays • 3:00–5:00 pm May 16; Jun 20; Jul 18; Aug; 15 Teens: Explore Japanese culture while watching anime and hanging with fellow enthusiasts!

Crime Prevention Program

Tuesday, May 20 • 6:30–7:30 pm • Adults: Join Jim Knight, county Crime Prevention Specialist, and learn how to be safe and free from the fear of crime. Topics covered will be home security, scam artists, identity theft, and robbery.

“Booked on Tuesdays” Book Club

Tuesday • 6:00–7:30 pm • Adults: Enjoy a great book and connect with people. May 27 �� The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty Jun 24 ��� A House in the Sky by Amanda Lindhout Jul 22 ����� Life After Life by Kate Atkinson Aug 19 �� Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese

Digital Photo Tools

Tuesday, Jun 3 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Adults: Transfer photos to a computer; explore free online tools for adjusting color and contrast, cropping, and eliminating red eye. (Skills needed: intermediate skills)

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Fizz! Boom! READ

Summer Reading Kick–Off Monday, Jun 9 • 1:00–4:00 pm Family: Love books and science? Join us for contests, entertainment, treats, and games!

9th Annual Lake Community Branch Photo Contest

Presented in partnership with Quail Hollow State Park Camera Club Jun 9–Aug 2 • Library hours Judging on Tuesday, Aug 5 • 6:00–8:00 pm Ages 8 and up: Entry forms available at the Lake Community Branch. All photos must be submitted by Saturday, Aug 2.

Windows Media Player

Tuesday, Jun 10 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Adults: Learn to navigate your Microsoft Windows Media Player, listen to music, or watch a video.

Tell Me About It! Book Club

Thursdays • 2:30–3:30 pm Jun 12; Jul 24 Grades 6–12: Talk about your favorite books and be sure to sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge.

Pups and Pages

Saturday, Jun 14 • 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.

Movie Maker

Tuesday, Jun 17 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Adults: Learn to create mini movies using photos, videos, and music with Microsoft Movie Maker.

Listen @ the Library

The Science of Sound Wednesday, Jun 18 • 2:00 pm Family: The Canton Symphony Orchestra will join us for music, stories, and fun as we explore the science that creates sound.

Secrets of a Lab Rat

Thursday, Jun 19 • 2:00–3:00 pm •( Grades 3–5: Join the adventures of 4th grade inventor Scab McNally as he discovers swamp monsters, runs for class president, and invents!

World of Difference Interactive Show

Thursday, Jun 26 • 6:00–7:00 pm • Family: Stories are brought to life through energetic telling, engaging props and costumes, and lots of audience participation. Celebrate the science of fun!

The Rocket’s Red Glare

Monday, Jun 30 • 2:00–3:30 pm All Ages: Make your own paper rocket and see how far you can launch it.

Teddy Bear Sleepover

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

Organizing 101

Tuesday, Jul 1 • 6:30–7:30 pm • Adults: Professional organizer Natalie Gallagher will share four simple steps to organize any space.

Tween Fusion Open Play

Thursday, Jul 10 • 2:00–3:30 pm Grades 4–12: You asked for it and here it is! Come play video games and hang out with your friends.

Explore History with an American Girl

Monday, Jul 14 • 2:00–3:00 pm • Grades 2–5: Explore the Great Depression with Kit Kittredge. Play games, make a craft, and sample food from that era.

Crafting with Sea Glass

Tuesday, Jul 15 • 6:30–7:30 pm • Adults: Find out where to locate these hidden gems and how to wrap sea glass with wire. Bring your collections to share.

Jeopardy Tournaments

WEDNESDAY, JUL 16 3:00–4:00 pm: Grades 4–7 • 4:00–5:00 pm: Grades 8–12 • Show off your smarts by competing to win a tournament in your age bracket at your branch. Winners from each branch will then be invited to compete at the system–wide championship. See page 5 for more details.

Become a Citizen Scientist

Wednesday, Jul 23 • 2:00–3:00 pm • Family: Learn to make observations in nature from your backyard to your local park. Program presented by Stark Parks with live animals.

Artful Science

Monday, Jul 28 • 2:00–3:00 pm • Grades Preschool–5: Discover the science behind art with hands–on art projects.

Craft Daze–Rube Goldberg Edition

Thursday, Jul 31 • 2:30–4:00 pm Grades 6–12: We get to clean out our supply closet and you get to spark a reaction!

What GIFs?

Wednesday, Aug 6 • 3:00–4:00 pm • Teens: Create your own memes and animated GIFs to post on sites like Facebook, Twitter, or Tumblr.

Hello Kindergarten

Thursday, Aug 7 • 10:00–11:00 am • Kindergartners: Students are invited to a special story time to welcome them to kindergarten.

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Madge Youtz Branch

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

Mystery Book Club

Wednesdays • 11:00 am–12:00 pm • Adults May 14 ���Bootlegger by Clive Cussler Jun 11 ���Carnal Curiosity by Stuart Woods Jul 9 �������Killer by Jonathan Kellerman Aug 13 ���Moving Target by J. A. Lance Alternate title: Fear Nothing by Lisa Gardner

Summer Reading Photo Contest

Jun 9–Aug 2 • Library hours All Ages: Enter your original photo at one of our participating locations from June 9 to August 2.  Entry forms with rules and guidelines are available online or at your participating branch. Photos will be displayed at the Summer Reading Photo Show at the branch you select on the entry form. Photo Show: Jul 30 • 1:00–4:00 pm

Books and Something More

Wednesdays, • 11:30 am–12:30 pm Jun 11, 18; Jul 23 Adults: Enjoy titles and genres you choose along with a little “me” time.

Magical Slime

Thursday, Jun 12 • 2:00–3:00 pm Teens: Create sparkly, magic slime and make your summer shine!

Van Gogh Fine Arts Club

Mondays • 1:00–3:00 pm Jun 16; Jul 21 Adults: Explore color harmony, abstraction, temperature, compositional design, and texture.

Alien Outer Space Party

Thursday, Jun 19 • 2:00–3:00 pm Teens: Enjoy solar s’mores and play planet bingo for an out of this world experience.

World of Difference Interactive Show

Tuesday, Jun 24 • 11:00 am–12:00 pm • Family: Stories brought to life through energetic telling, engaging props and costumes, and lots of audience participation.

Chemistry Ice Cream

Thursday, Jun 26 • 2:00–3:00 pm Teens: Beat the heat and make your very own tasty ice cream!

Fizzy Time

Friday, Jun 27 • 3:00–4:00 pm Grades 3–5: Make “fizzy lemonade” with our special ingredients and see if it’s as good as store bought. We will make your day fizz!

Listen @ the Library

The Science of Sound Monday, Jun 30 • 2:00 pm Family: The Canton Symphony Orchestra will join us for music, stories, and fun as we explore the science that creates sound.

An Evening with Shakespeare

Monday, Jun 30 • 6:30–7:30 pm Adults: Join Jim Knight as he interprets a few famous plays and poems by William Shakespeare.

Artful Science

Thursday, Jul 3 • 3:00–4:00 pm Grades Preschool–5: Discover the science behind art with hands–on art projects.

S tory Times

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

Toddler/Preschool Story Time Ages 2–5 years w/caregiver Tuesdays • 10:30–11:00 am Jun 17; Jul 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Jeopardy Tournaments

THURSDAY, JUL 10 2:00–3:00 pm: Grades 4–7 • 3:00–4:00 pm: Grades 8–12 • Show off your smarts by competing to win a tournament in your age bracket at your branch. Winners from each branch will then be invited to compete at the system–wide championship. See page 5 for more details.

Crafting with Sea Glass

Wednesday, Jul 16 • 11:00 am–12:00 pm Adults: Find out where to locate these hidden gems and how to wrap sea glass with wire. Bring your collection to share.

Science in a Box

Thursday, Jul 17 • 2:00–3:00 pm Teens: Celebrate your inner scientist! Have fun with other teens while experimenting with hands– on activities.

Accidental Inventions–Silly Putty™

Friday, Jul 18 • 3:00–4:00 pm Grades K–5: Did you know Silly Putty was an accident? A General Electric engineer stumbled upon a “solid liquid” that could bounce, be torn to pieces, stretch, and vaporize when exposed to air for extended periods of time. Come make your own version of Silly Putty and enjoy the fun!

Madge Youtz’s Got Talent

Wednesday, Jul 30 • 1:00–4:00 pm All Ages: Stop in to view paintings, photos, etc. created by the Madge Youtz Community.

FEATURED EVENTS Computer & Technology Classes......8–9 Fizz! Boom! READ

Summer Reading Kick–Off Wednesday, Jun 11 • 3:00–4:00 pm Family: Kick–Off your summer reading adventure at Madge Youtz Branch. Let the fun begin! See pages 6–7 for more summer fun and activities.

Jeopardy Championships....................... 5 Listen @ the Library................................. 5 Photo Contest and Shows...................... 7 Pups and Pages....................................... 5 Summer Reading and More...............6–7 World of Difference Shows..................19

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North Branch

189 25th Street NW, Canton OH 44709 • 330.456.4356  = Registration requested. Please register online at www.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.

Toddler/Preschool Story Time Ages 2–5 years w/caregiver Wednesdays • 10:30 am • Jun 18, 25; Jul 9, 16, 23, 30; Aug 6

Classic Lit Book Club

Wednesdays • 6:30 pm Adults May 7 ���� Oedipus the King by Sophocles, translated by Robert Fagles Jun 4 ����� Gulliver’s Travels Parts 1 and 2 by Jonathan Swift Jul 2 ������ Gulliver’s Travels Parts 3 and 4 by Jonathan Swift Aug 6 ���� A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway

Writers Group

Thursdays • 6:30 pm May 15; Jun 19; Jul 17; Aug 21 Adults: Whatever you may be writing – poetry, short stories, novels, children’s book, memoirs – share your work with other amateur writers for critiques and support. Group includes online sharing and specific genre meet ups. E–mail Shelia at north@ starklibrary.org for more info.

Children’s Chess Club

Thursdays • 6:00–7:45 pm Jun 5–Aug 28 Family/All Ages: If you are just learning or have been playing for a while come join us for an evening of chess.

Summer Reading Photo Contest

Jun 9–Aug 2 • Library hours All Ages: Enter your original photo at one of our participating locations from June 9 to August 2. Entry forms with rules and guidelines are available online or at your participating branch. Photos will be displayed at the Summer Reading Photo Show at the location you select on your entry form. Photo Show: Thursday, Aug 7 • 2:00–4:00 pm

FEATURED EVENTS Computer & Technology Classes......8–9 Jeopardy Championships....................... 5 Listen @ the Library................................. 5 Photo Contest and Shows...................... 7 Pups and Pages....................................... 5 Summer Reading and More...............6–7 World of Difference Shows...................19

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Experiment with Fiction

Jun 9–Aug 2 • Library hours Adults: Scattered through North Branch, find adult fiction books with scientific themes and characters marked with a science sticker and be entered to win a weekly drawing.

Fizz! Boom! READ

Summer Reading Kick–Off Wednesday, Jun 11 • 1:00–3:00 pm Family/All Ages: Party with North Branch friends and family with an afternoon of ice cream and fun. Bungles the Clown will present a program both scientific and funny and Mr. Pete will prepare popcorn for all.

Harry Science Fiction Club

Mondays • 6:30–7:45 pm All Ages: For more information check out the website at http://www.harrysf.org Jun 16.....Dreamsnake by Vonda M. McIntyre Jul 21.....The Immortal by Roger Zelazny Aug 18....The Wanderer by Fritz Leiber Sep 15....Summer Movies and TV seasons

Listen at the Library

The Science of Sound Tuesday, Jun 17 • 2:00 pm •( Family: The Canton Symphony Orchestra will join us for music, stories, and fun as we explore the science that creates sound.

Jeopardy Tournaments

TUESDAY, JUN 17 2:00–3:00 pm: Grades 4–7 • 3:00–4:00 pm: Grades 8–12 • Show off your smarts by competing to win a tournament in your age bracket at your branch. Winners from each branch will then be invited to compete at the system–wide championship. See page 5 for more details.

Edible Insects

Thursday, Jun 19 • 2:00–3:00 pm • Grades 1–5: Learn about some favorite bugs and their habits and then create some specimens from grocery store items to eat and share.

Spongebomb Atomball Make–and–Take

Jun 30–Jul 3 • Library hours Teens: Add H2O and it’s positive if you’re tossing, negative if you’re catching. Splat!

Laugh, Play, Read

If You Build It Monday, Jun 30 • 6:00–7:00 pm • Family: Laugh, play, and learn new ideas for teaching early reading skills to your children by building with blocks and other materials. Make your own literacy games to take home.

Happy Healthy Kids

Wednesday, Jul 9 • 10:00–10:30 am • Ages 2–5 w/caregiver: Join us for Kid–Fit, a 30 minute exercise class for children ages 2–5. Char Graham will lead the children in a physical education class to enhance learning and improve fitness.

Soda: Sink or Swim and Other Mind Bogglers Wednesday, Jul 9 • 2:30–3:30 pm •( Teens: Crazy science fun!

Science out of the Box

Wednesday, Jul 16 • 2:30–3:30 pm •( Teens: Celebrate your inner scientist! Have fun with other teens while experimenting with hands– on activities.

Pups and Pages

Saturday, Jul 19 • 10:30 am–12:00 pm Family: Licensed therapy dogs will listen to you read. Bring a book or borrow one of ours.

Experiments You Can Eat!

Wednesday, Jul 23 • 2:30–3:30 pm •( Teens: Deeeeeelicious tests and trials!

Become a Citizen Scientist

Thursday, Jul 24 • 1:30–2:15 pm • Family: Amanda from Stark Parks will share scientific facts about life in our changing, tech– savvy world.

BrainPower!

Wednesday, Jun 25 • 2:30–3:30 pm •( Teens: Compete to make the best confection.

Wednesday, Jul 30 • 2:30–3:30 pm •( Teens: Use smarts, creativity and teamwork to think outside the box and win our mini–challenges.

World of Difference Interactive Show

The Great War

Iron Chef: Sweet Treats Competition

Wednesday, Jun 25 • 6:00 pm • Family: Stories are brought to life through energetic telling, engaging props and costumes, and lots of audience participation. Celebrate the science of fun!

Wednesday, Jul 30 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Adults: Mark the 100th Anniversary of the beginning of World War I with Massillon Museum archivist Mandy Altimus Pond. Hear about the war and experience letters from a Stark County native.

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Perry Sippo Branch

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

Book Discussion Group

Thursdays • 6:00–7:00 pm Adults: Books available at circulation desk. New members welcome. May 1 ���� The Castaways by Elin Hilderbrand Jun 5 ����� The Book Thief by Markus Zusak Jul 3 ������ City of Bones by Cassandra Clare Aug 7 ���� The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Mathis Sep 4 ���� The First Phone Call From Heaven by Mitch Albom

Hooks and Needles

Tuesdays • 2:00–4:00 pm May 6, 27; Jun 3, 24; Jul 1, 22; Aug 5, 26 Adults: Share your skills; learn new tips and trade secrets. All levels are welcome.

Brown Bag Book to Movie Discussion

Adults: Bring your lunch and discuss today's best books made into films. Books available at desk. Movie Viewing Tuesdays • 11:00 am–1:00 pm May 13 �� Not Easily Broken Jun 10 ��� The Perks of Being a Wallflower Jul 8 ������ Alex Cross Aug 12 ��� Blood Work Sep 9 ���� The Time Traveler’s Wife Book/Movie Discussion Tuesdays • 12:00–1:00 pm May 20 �� Not Easily Broken by T D Jakes Jun 17 ��� The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky Jul 15 ���� Cross by James Patterson Aug 19 �� Blood Work by Michael Connelly Sep 16 �� The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

Why Preschool Matters

Thursday, May 15 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Adults: Join a panel of area principals, kindergarten teachers, and pre–school teachers for questions, answers, and suggestions on the importance of pre–school and literacy in your child’s life.

Mid Week Movie Matinee

Wednesdays • 2:00–4:00 pm Adults: Beat the heat and enjoy a classic movie. May 28.... The Bridge on the River Kwai Jun 25.... Smokey and the Bandit Jul 23...... Wild Bunch Aug 27.... Bullitt Sep 24…Raging Bull

Todd T. Taylor’s “Tribute to All the Oldies”

Tuesday, Jun 10 • 6:00–8:00 pm • Adults: Join us for a musical history infused with comedy as we explore the hits of the ‘50s right up to the present. Sponsored by the Perry Sippo Friends of the Library.

Digging Up Your Roots at SCDL

Wednesday, Jun 11 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Adults: Learn what records are available at the Stark County District Library to help you climb your family tree.

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Fizz! Boom! READ

Summer Reading Kick–Off Thursday, Jun 12 • 2:00–4:00 pm Family: Help us get summer reading started with food and fun!

Hoopla

Thursday, Jun 12 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Adults: Create a free account with Hoopla and learn how to download movies, TV shows, music, and audiobooks to your computer or mobile Android/iOS device.

Pups and Pages

Saturdays • 10:30 am Jun 14; Jul 12; Aug 9, 2014 Grades K–5: Licensed therapy dogs will listen to you read. Bring a book or borrow one of ours.

Sci–Fi Throwback

Teen Movie Day Mondays • 2:00–4:00 pm • Jun 16.....Jurassic Park Jul 14......Back to the Future Aug 11....Ghostbusters

Listen @ the Library

The Science of Sound Monday, Jun 16 • 3:30 pm Family: The Canton Symphony Orchestra will join us for music, stories, and fun as we explore the science that creates sound.

Big Band Concert

Tuesdays: Jun 17; Aug 19 • 6:30–8:00 pm Adults: We welcome back the Musical Memories Orchestra. Enjoy the sounds of the ‘20s to the ‘50s and the Big Band era with area musicians. Bring a blanket or chair. Performance moved inside for inclement weather. Co–sponsored by the Stark Parks and the Perry Sippo Friends of the Library.

Bug Hunt

Thursday, Jun 19 • 3:00–4:00 pm • Grades K–5: Join Stark Parks for a short lesson on bug hunting, then head outside to see what we can catch! Bring your hat, water, & sunscreen.

Ethnic Italian Cooking

Thursday, Jun 19 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Adults: Join the Spitale & Villono families and learn to cook and bake ethnic Italian dishes from original recipes. Bring your appetites for samples.

Jeopardy Tournaments

Monday, Jun 23 • 3:00 pm: Grades 8–12 • Tuesday, Jun 24 • 3:00 pm: Grades 4–7 • Show off your smarts by competing to win a tournament in your age bracket at your branch. Winners from each branch will then be invited to compete at the system–wide championship. See page 5 for more details.

S tory Times

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

Baby Story Time

Ages infant–23 months w/caregiver Mondays • 10:00–10:30 am •( Jun 2, 9, 16, 23; Jul 7

Toddler Story Time

Ages 2–3 years w/caregiver Mondays • 11:00–11:30 am •( Jun 2, 9, 16, 23: Jul 7

Preschool Story Time

Ages 4–5 years w/caregiver Thursdays • 11:30 am–12:00 pm •( Jun 5, 12, 19, 26; Jul 10

World of Difference Interactive Show

Wednesday, Jun 25 • 2:00–3:00 pm • Family: Stories are brought to life through energetic telling, engaging props and costumes, and lots of audience participation.

Patriotic Concert

Thursday, Jul 3 • 7:30–9:00 pm Adults: The Canal Fulton–Clinton Community Band performs a variety of patriotic music to celebrate the 2014 bicentennial celebrations of Canal Fulton and Perry Twp. Co–sponsored by the Stark Parks and the Perry Sippo Friends of the Library.

Meet Linda Castillo

TBA the week of July 7 • 6:30–7:30 pm • Adults: New York Times bestselling author Linda Castillo will discuss and sign her newest book, an Amish mystery thriller that takes place in Holmes County. Books will be available for purchase.

Ballroom Dancing

Thursdays • 6:30–7:30 pm • Jul 10, 17, 24 Adults: Enjoy beginner dance classes in foxtrot, cha cha, and salsa. Singles and couples welcome.

7th Annual On the Big Screen

Saturday, Jul 12 • 7:00–11:00 pm All Ages: Watch Despicable Me 2 (PG) with activities before the movie. Co–sponsored by the Perry Sippo Friends of the Library and Stark Parks. Movie shown inside if weather is inclement.

Artful Science

Thursday, Jul 24 • 3:00–4:00 pm• Grades Preschool–5: Discover the science behind art with hands–on art projects.

Sippo Lake Monsters

Thursday, Jul 31 • 3:00–4:00 pm • Grades 3–8: Join Stark Parks to learn about the hidden creatures in the waters of Sippo Lake!

Résumé Recovery

Thursday, Aug 21 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Adults: Learn the secrets of writing a solid résumé that will make a lasting first 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.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

Mondays • 7:00–7:30 pm • Jun 16, 23, 30; Jul 7, 14, 21, 28

Preschool Story Time

Ages 3–5 years w/caregiver Tuesdays • 10:30–11:15 am • Jun 17, 24; Jul 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Baby/Toddler Story Time

Ages infant–3 years w/caregiver Wednesdays • 10:30–11:00 am • Jun 18, 25; Jul 9, 16, 23, 30

LEGO® Club at Plain

Saturdays • 10:30 am–12:00 pm • Jun 7; Jul 12; Aug 9 Grades K–5: A kids club where the spotlight is on ingenuity! LEGO bricks will be provided.

Lifelong Learning

Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays • 2:00 pm July 7, 8, 11, 14, 15, 18, 21, 22, 25 Adults: Interested in maintaining lifelong learning?  Stay sharp, connect with others, and enjoy engaging learning opportunities. Program held in the Plain Branch first floor meeting room.

Disney Seminar

Tuesdays • 6:00–7:00 pm Jun 10; Jul 15; Aug 12 Adults: Planning a trip to Disney? Michele Boggs will help you plan your trip.

Fizz! Boom! READ

Summer Reading Kick–Off Wednesday, Jun 11 • 2:00–3:30 pm Family: Learn about the science of boomerangs at this fun and interactive program featuring Gary Broadbent of Broadbent Boomerangs. Ice cream treats will be provided by the Plain Community Branch Friends of the Library.

Needlechat

Wednesdays • 10:00 am Jun 11, 18, 25; Jul 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Aug 6, 13, 20, 27 Adults: Work on your needlecraft and learn new stitches while chatting with and meeting new people. Current members are happy to teach new members how to knit or fix projects.

Weird Science

Mondays • 1:00–2:00 pm Jun 16, 30; Jul 14, 28 Teens: Let intriguing science projects spark your imagination.

Be an Instrument Craftsman

Wednesday, Jun 18 • 2:45–3:30 pm • Grades K–5: Craft an instrument like Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci, then stick around for a wonderful program by the Canton Symphony Orchestra.

Listen @ the Library

The Science of Sound Wednesday, Jun 18 • 3:30 pm Family: The Canton Symphony Orchestra will join us for music, stories, and fun as we explore the science that creates sound.

Dyslexia Focus

Thursday, Jun 19 • 2:00–3:00 pm • Family: Parents and caregivers are invited to learn more about this common learning disability, including: early indicators, how to receive a diagnosis, and the rights of dyslexic children to reading intervention in Ohio. IMSLEC–certified in multisensory language instruction dyslexia tutor Erin Finan–DuBois will share her experiences as the mother of a dyslexic child, as well as the local resources.

Thursday Night Book Club

Thursdays • 5:00–6:00 pm Adults Jun 19 �� The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (Flavia De Luce #1) by C. Alan Bradley Jul 17 ���� King and Maxwell (Sean King and Michelle Maxwell #6) by David Baldacci Sep 18 �� Never Go Back (Jack Reacher #14) by Lee Child

World of Difference Interactive Show

Computer & Technology Classes......8–9

Tuesday, Jun 24 • 2:00–3:00 pm • Family: Stories are brought to life through energetic telling, engaging props and costumes, and lots of audience participation.

Jeopardy Championships....................... 5

Fans of Dr. Who

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Thursday, Jun 26 • 2:00–3:00 pm Teens: Love Dr. Who? Enjoy trivia games and discuss your love for Dr. Who with other teens.

Laugh, Play, Read

Sensory Explosion Tuesday, Jul 1 • 10:30 am •( Ages 3–5 years: Laugh, play, and learn new ideas for teaching early reading skills to your children using your five senses.

Meet Artist Impersonators “Robert Sabuda” and “Leonardo da Vinci”

Wednesday, Jul 2 • 2:00–3:30 pm • Grades K–5: Meet these scientific artists and then make interesting pop–up books. Refreshments provided.

Candle in a Jar

Thursday, Jul 3 • 1:30–3:30 pm • Teens: Put a spark in your day. Enjoy making a candle with your favorite color and favorite scent.

Laugh, Play, Read

If You Build It Tuesday, Jul 8 • 10:30 am •( Ages 3–5 years: Laugh, play, and learn new ideas for teaching early reading skills to your children by building with blocks and other materials during this special story time. Make your own literacy games to take home.

Jeopardy Tournaments

Tuesday, Jul 8 • 6:00 pm: Grades 8–12 • Wednesday, Jul 9 • 2:00 pm: Grades 4–7 • Show off your smarts by competing to win a tournament in your age bracket at your branch. Winners from each branch will then be invited to compete at the system–wide championship. See page 5 for more details.

Melted Crayon Art

Thursday, Jul 10 • 2:00–3:00 pm • Teens: Crayons are for more than just coloring. Make a masterpiece to take home and enjoy.

Artful Science

Tuesday, Jul 15 • 10:30–11:30 am • Grades Preschool–5: Discover the science behind art with hands–on art projects.

Gross Out @ Your Library

Wednesday, Jul 16 • 2:00–3:00 pm • Family: Get grossed out by some slimy, gooey experiments.

Strut Your Stuff Talent Show

Wednesday, Jul 23 • 2:00 pm • Family: Enjoy ice cream and hear local accordion player Matt Schafer and others display their talents. Interested in performing? Call the Plain Community Branch to sign-up.

Take a Stand

Thursday, Jul 24 • 1:00–2:30 pm • Teens: Stand up for your fellow teen. Learn how to deal with bullies or help someone in need.

Christmas in July

Wednesday, Jul 30 • 2:00–3:00 pm • Family: Cool down with some cold experiments.

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Sandy Valley Branch

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

In Stitches Knitting

Mondays • 6:00–8:00 pm Jun 2, 16, 30; Jul 7, 21, 28; Aug 4, 18, 25 Adults: Love to knit or want to learn? Bring your supplies and join us. Crocheters are welcome, too.

Book Discussion at Sandy Valley

Mondays • 6:00–7:00 pm Adults Jun 9 ����� The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh Jul 14 ���� The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty Aug 11 �� One Shot by Lee Child Sep 8 ���� Just Like Other Daughters by Colleen Faulkner

Spark a Reaction

Wednesdays • 2:00–4:00 pm Jun 11; Jul 16; Aug 6 Teens: Come and have a blast as we create and explore with art and science! Snacks provided.

Fizz! Boom! READ

Summer Reading Kick–Off Monday, Jun 9 • 1:00–3:00 pm Family: Celebrate the Summer Reading Challenge with stories, refreshments, and special crafts to take home.

What is Hiding in the Garden?

Jun 9–Aug 2 • Library hours Grades Preschool–5: What is hiding in the garden on the displayed poster? Guess the correct answer and you will have a chance to win a prize. Winners will be chosen at random from all correct answers.

Jeopardy Tournaments

WEDNESDAY, JUN 18 1:00–2:00 pm: Grades 4–7 • 2:30–3:30 pm: Grades 8–12 • Show off your smarts by competing to win a tournament in your age bracket at your branch. Winners from each branch will then be invited to compete at the system–wide championship. See page 5 for more details.

World of Difference Interactive Shows Family: Enjoy stories brought to life by Lindsay Bonilla through her energetic telling, engaging props and costumes, and audience participation. Celebrate the science of fun!

Monday, Jun 23 @ 6:00 pm

Wednesday, Jun 25 @ 2:00 pm

Tuesday, Jun 24 @ 11:00 am

Wednesday, Jun 25 @ 6:00 pm

Tuesday, Jun 24 @ 2:00 pm

Thursday, Jun 26 @ 11:00 am

Tuesday, Jun 24 @ 6:00 pm

Thursday, Jun 26 @ 2:00 pm

Wednesday, Jun 25 @ 11:00 am

Thursday, Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm

JACKSON TOWNSHIP BRANCH MADGE YOUTZ BRANCH

PLAIN COMMUNITY BRANCH SANDY VALLEY BRANCH

DEHOFF MEMORIAL BRANCH

PERRY SIPPO BRANCH NORTH BRANCH

EAST CANTON BRANCH MAIN LIBRARY

LAKE COMMUNITY BRANCH

Wednesday, Jul 23 @ 6:00 pm

BOOKMOBILE/WAYNESBURG SHOPPING CENTRE

S tory Times

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 12, 19, 26; Jul 10, 17, 24

Listen @ The Library

The Science of Sound Thursday, Jun 19 • 3:30 pm Family: The Canton Symphony Orchestra will join us for music, stories, and fun as we explore the science that creates sound.

Pups and Pages

Saturday, Jun 21 • 10:30–12:00 pm • Grades K–5: Licensed therapy dogs will listen to you read. Bring a book or borrow one of ours.

Beginning Genealogy

Monday, Jun 23 • 6:00–7:30 pm • Adults: Learn how to dig for your roots with Stephanie Houck of the Stark County District Library’s Genealogy Department.

World of Difference Interactive Show

Tuesday, Jun 24 • 6:00 pm • Family: Stories are brought to life through energetic telling, engaging props and costumes, and lots of audience participation. Celebrate the science of fun!

U TEENS VOLN

Saturdays • 1:00–4:00 pm Jun 28; Jul 26; Aug 23 Teens: Join our fantastic group of energetic teens as we plan programs and earn community service time. Snacks provided!

Science out of the Box

Wednesday, Jul 2 • 2:00–4:00 pm Teens: Celebrate your inner scientist!  Have fun with other teens while experimenting with hands– on activities.

Artful Science

Tuesday, Jul 8 • 2:00–3:00 pm • Grades Preschool–5: Discover the science behind art with hands–on art projects.

Laugh, Play, Read!

If You Build It Tuesday, Jul 15 • 6:00–7:00 pm • Family: Laugh, play, and learn new ideas for teaching early reading skills to your children by building with blocks and other materials. Make your own literacy games to take home.

It’s a Rat! Family Story Time

Tuesday, Jul 22 • 2:00–3:00 pm • Family: Enjoy stories, songs, crafts, and a special visit with a rodent friend!

What GIFs?

Wednesday, Jul 30 • 2:00–4:00 pm • Teens: Learn how to color photos or create your own animated GIFs and post them to social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, or Tumblr.

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