PUBLIC LIBRARY OF YOUNGSTOWN & amp; MAHONING COUNTY
Grand finale programs:
"So Long! Sayonara! Adios! Au Revoir! Joi Gin! Totsiens! Auf Wiedersehen! Until We Meet Again!" Magic around the world with Jim Kleefeld for children of all ages at Austintown. Aug. 16, at 10 a.m.; Boardman, Aug. 13, at 2 p.m.; Brownlee Woods, Aug. 16, at 2 p.m.; and Main Library, Aug. 14, at 11 a.m.
"A World of Song." Sing-alongs and story-songs from around the world for children of all ages at Austintown, Aug. 20; Boardman, Aug. 22; and North , Aug. 24. All three programs begin at 2 p.m.
"It's a Small World After All." Big-time fun for children of all ages at Main Library, Aug. 8, at 10 a.m.; Austintown, Aug. 8, at 10 a.m.; Boardman, Aug. 7, at 2 p.m; Brownlee Woods, Aug.9, at 10 a.m.; Canfield. Aug. 9, at 10 a.m; East, Aug. 8, at 10 a.m.; Greenford, Aug. 8, at 2:30 p.m.; Lake Milton, Aug. 6, at 2 p.m.; North, Aug. 10, at 10 a.m.; North Jackson, Aug. 9, at 2 p.m.; North Lima, Aug. 8, at 11:30 a.m.; Sebring, Aug. 9, at 2 p.m.; and South, Aug. 9, at 10 a.m.
"It's a Small World After All with Crafts from Around the World." Fun for children of all ages at Lowellville, Aug. 6; and New Middletown, Aug. 9. Both programs will start at 2 p.m. "It's a Small World After All with Jocko the Clown." A clown and magic show for children of all ages at West, Aug. 7, at 10 a.m. Sponsored by the Friends of West Branch Library.
"It's a Small World After All" with Mark Wade, ventriloquist extraordinare. Fun for children of all ages at Campbell, Aug. 8, at 10 a.m. Sponsored by the Friends of Campbell Branch Library.
"It's a Small World After All" with Mark Wade, ventriloquist extraordinaire. Fun for children of all ages at Struthers, Aug. 8, at 2 p.m. Sponsored by the Friends of Struthers and Poland Branch Libraries.
"What in the World are we Making?" Crafts from around the world for children of all ages at Austintown, Aug. 1, from 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m.; Brownlee Woods, Aug. 2, at 10 a.m.; and Sebring, Aug. 1, at 1 p.m.
"Where in the World are you Reading -- Under the Sea." What's it like to dive beneath the sea? Presented by Chief Diver Bill Hack, Ben Kailer, Ron Moran, Joe Moran, Terry Alexander, Jeff Collingwood, Bud Collingwood, and Shirley Hack from the Mahoning County Sheriff's Department Dive Team. Get a close-up look at SCUBA gear, learn water safety and see photos of actual dives. For school-age children at Main Library, Aug. 7, at 1 p.m.
"Cold-Blooded Cousins." Explore the world of reptiles and amphibians with Mill Creek Park Naturalist Ray Novotny. For children of all ages at Main Library, Aug. 1, at 10 a.m.; North, Aug. 1, at 2 p.m.; and Struthers, Aug. 3, at 10 a.m.
"From There to Here." A detective trip through time and place. Presented by Theresa Seiders of the Western Reserve Historical Society. For school-age children at Boardman, Aug. 9, at 2 p.m; and Struthers, Aug. 2, at 2 p.m.
"Dear Children of the Earth." Shirley Filisky, Recycling Division of Mahoning County/Green Team and Kim Lewis of Rural Recycling Education and Awareness Program present a program based on the popular children's book by Schim Schimmel. Story, craft and more for children of all ages at Brownlee Woods, Aug. 3, at 10 a.m.; Lowellville, Aug. 1, at 2 p.m.; South, Aug. 7, at 10 a.m; and West, Aug. 10, at 10 a.m.
"Pajama Time Stories." Slumbertime fun for ages 3-6 at Main Library, Aug. 9 & amp; 23, at 7 p.m. Come in your P.J.'s.
"Survivor! Meet the Challenges of the Australian Outback." Try to win an "Immunity Necklace." Fun for children of all ages at East, Aug. 1; North, Aug. 3; and South, Aug. 2 All three programs are scheduled for 10 a.m. A treat will be provided.
"Time for Babies and Books." Books, songs, rhymes and more at: Boardman, Aug. 2, at 9:30 a.m. (for babies 6-12 months) and 10:30 a.m. (for babies 13-23 months). Each baby in attendance must be accompanied by an adult.
"Come and Join the Fun." Stories and fun for children ages 3-6 at Boardman, Wednesdays, Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Friends of the Library book sales. Will be held at Boardman, Aug. 15, from 6-8 p.m. (preview night; members only); Aug 16, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Aug. 18, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Lake Milton, Aug. 11, from 9 a.m. -3 p.m.; and North , Aug. 4, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Friends of the Library meeting is scheduled at Lowellville, Aug. 27, at 5:30 p.m.
Free blood pressure screenings by the Mahoning Chapter, American Red Cross, will be held at Austintown Aug. 15, from 1-3 p.m.; Boardman, Aug. 6, from 12:30-3 p.m.; Canfield, Aug. 16, from 12:30-3:30 p.m.; Poland (Town Hall Building), Aug. 28, from 1-4 p.m.; Struthers, Aug 21, from 1-4 p.m. and West, Aug. 21, from 12-2 p.m.
"Grant Center: Grantseeking Basics Workshop." This introduction to the funding research process is a basic orientation for nonprofit organizations seeking information about funding sources at Main Library. Wednesday, Aug.1, at 9:30 a.m. For reservations, call 330-744-8636 and press "2" at the phone prompt for "Reference."
"Getting Started with FC Search." An introductory session for learning how to use FC Search, the Foundation Center's database on CD-ROM. This database is available in the Grant Center, which is part of the Information Services Department at Main Library, Tuesday Aug. 14, at 6:30 p.m. For reservations, call 330-744-8636 and press "2" at the phone prompt for "Reference."
"Cybertour." A brief overview of the Foundation Center's Web site and the various ways it can be helpful to grantseekers looking for information on the Internet. Also included in this training session will be instruction on how to find 990 pfs (tax returns) on the Internet at Main Library, Saturday, Aug. 25, at 9:30 a.m. For reservations, call 330-744-8636 and "2" at the phone prompt for "Reference."
Computer Classes at West Library:
"Information Station." Learn how to find current information in magazines and newspapers using our online research database at West, call 330-799-7171 to schedule a date and time.
"But Where's your Card Catalog?" Learn to use the Library's online catalog whether your are in the library or at home, at West. Call 330-779-7171 to schedule a date and time.
WARREN-TRUMBULL COUNTY PUBLICLIBRARY
"Teen Challenge III -- Survival." Teens can join a tribe and compete in physical and mental challenges, Howland, 6 p.m. Aug. 16.
"Friends of the Warren Library Book Sale." Main, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 4 and 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 5.
"Library Night at Cafaro Field." 7 p.m., Aug. 11.
Free blood pressure screenings. Brookfield, 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 7; Liberty, 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 7; Main, 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 2 and 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 20; Cortland, 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 20.
Closings and reduced hours. Main will be closed Aug. 4 because of Friends of the Warren Library book sale. During August, call (330) 399-8807 before visiting the Local History and Genealogy Room. Maintenance on the second floor of the main library will necessitate closing the room. The Sutliff Museum also will be closed.
GIRARD FREE LIBRARY
Book discussion group. "Joy School" by Elizabeth Berg, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 1
"Baby Time." Music, stories and songs for infants and caregivers, 4 p.m. Aug. 3 and 24.
"Family Time." Stories and activities for all ages, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 6 and 13, Girard Community Center.
Book wwap and lunch. Bring paperbacks to trade and a sandwich, for fourth-graders and up, noon Aug. 11 and 18.
Teen chess tournament. For ages 10-16, 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 1 (must register by Aug. 10).