LIBRARY SCHEDULE | Events planned for February


YOUNGSTOWN & amp; MAHONING COUNTY
"African American Folktales and Fun." Presented by Barbara Eady, founding president of the Cleveland Association of Black Storytellers, at 4 p.m. Feb. 18 at South.
"Celebrate African Stories, Songs & amp; More with Jocelyn Dabney." Interactive program for the whole family at 4:15 p.m. Feb. 19 at North.
"Be My Friend Forever." Valentine stories, craft and more for school-age children at 4 p.m. Feb. 11 at Canfield, Feb. 13 at Poland and Feb. 12 at Sebring.
"Bee My Valentine." Stories, craft and games for all ages at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 13 at Lake Milton, and Feb. 14 at North Jackson.
"Friends Make Your Heart Smile." Valentine fun for children ages 3-6 at 10 a.m. Feb. 13 at Main and Feb. 14 at Brownlee Woods.
"Hearts Have It All." Stories, craft and more for children of all ages at 4 p.m. Feb. 11 at Lowellville and Feb. 12 at New Middletown.
"Valentine Fun." Stories and more fun for children of all ages at 4 p.m. Feb. 14 at East, 1 p.m. Feb. 9 at Greenford, 4 p.m. Feb. 11 at North, 10:30 a.m. Feb. 9 at North Lima and 4 p.m. Feb. 13 at South.
"A Tisket, A Tasket, A Valentine Basket." Holiday stories and a treat for school-age children at 4 p.m. Feb. 12 at Boardman.
"Frosty Friends." Stories, craft and more for school-age children at 4 p.m. Feb. 14 at Brownlee Woods, Feb. 13 at Campbell, and Feb. 12 at Struthers.
"The Spider Weaver: Legends and Traditions of the Kente Cloth." Stories, craft and more fun for children of all ages at 4 p.m. Feb. 28 at East, Feb. 25 at North and Feb. 27 at South.
"The Library Olympics." Games for school-age children at 7 p.m. Feb. 26 at Main Library.
"Love Those American Girls." Stories, craft and more for school-age children at 4 p.m. Feb. 7 at Austintown. Take your dolls if you wish.
"Gung Hay Fat Choy." Celebrate Chinese New Year with stories and craft for school-age children at 4 p.m. Feb. 6 at West.
"Come and Join the Fun." Stories and more fun for children ages 3-6 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27 at Austintown and Boardman; 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Feb. 5, 12, 19 and 26 at Canfield; 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Feb. 7, 14, 21 and 28 at Poland; and 1:30 p.m. Feb. 5, 12, 19 and 26 at Struthers.
"Tales for Toddlers." Stories and fun for children ages 2-3 at 10 and 11 a.m. Feb. 7 at Austintown, 10 a.m. Feb. 12 at Boardman, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Feb. 13 at Canfield, and 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Feb. 5, 12, 19 and 26 at Poland. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.
"Time for Babies and Books." Books, songs, rhymes and more at 9:30 a.m. (for babies 6-12 months) and 10:30 a.m. (for babies 13-23 months) Feb. 7 at Boardman and Feb. 18 at Canfield, and at 10:30 a.m. (for babies 6-23 months) Feb. 14 at Austintown. Each baby in attendance must be accompanied by an adult.
"Pajama Time Stories." Fun for ages 3-6 at 7 p.m. Feb. 7 and 21 at Main Library. Come in your P.J.'s.
"Something Special." Stories and more fun for children ages 3-6 at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Feb. 21 at Sebring.
"Xplore Black History." Tips on discovering your ancestors for grades 7-12 at 7 p.m., Feb. 20 at Main Library.
"Ice Cream Social and Poetry Slam." Read your own poem or a favorite while enjoying an ice cream treat for grades 7-12 at 6 p.m. Feb. 12 at Austintown.
"Make a Secret Valentine." Fun for grades 7-12 at 7 p.m. Feb. 11 at Boardman.
"Friendship Bracelets." Come and enjoy a fun afternoon for grades 7-12 from 1-5 p.m. Feb. 9 at Brownlee Woods, and Saturday at Struthers.
"Pop-Up Pandemonium." Create your own pop-up greeting cards for grades 7-12 at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 4 at Canfield, and 4 p.m. Feb. 4 at Sebring.
"Anime and Manga." Do you like it? Do you make it? Take in your favorites for grades 7-12 at 1 p.m. Feb. 23 at East, Saturday at North and Feb. 9 at South.
"Show Off and Share Your Hobby." For grades 7-12 at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 9 at West.
Adult Programs
"Lunch and Learn at the Library: Jazz and the War." At one time, Swing was king, but during World War II, a change to this style of jazz music accelerated a new era with both a traditional, Hot Jazz, and a modern, Bebop, movement. Dr. Martin Berger will discuss this topic and play musical examples at noon Feb. 12 at Main Library. Those attending can take a brown bag lunch to enjoy during the program. There will be coffee free of charge.
"Friends of the Library Meetings." Scheduled at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 11 at Boardman, 6 p.m. Feb. 20 at Brownlee Woods, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 11 at Main Library and 10 a.m. Feb. 5 at Poland. New members welcome!
"Free Blood Pressure Screenings" will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 20 at Austintown, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Feb. 4 at Boardman, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Feb. 21 at Canfield, 1-4 p.m. Feb. 26 at Poland, 1-4 p.m. Feb. 19 at Struthers and 12-2 p.m. Feb. 19 at West.
"Grant Center: Grant-seeking Basics Workshop." Introduction to funding research process is a basic orientation for nonprofit organizations seeking information about funding sources at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 6 at Main Library. For reservations call (330) 744-8636 and press 2 at the phone prompt for Reference.
"Getting Started with FC Search." 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 Dept., at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 9 at Main Library. For reservations, call (330) 744-8636 and press 2 at the phone prompt for Reference.
Computer Classes. Computer classes are being offered at the following libraries. Please contact the individual branches for subject and registration: Main Library, Boardman, Struthers, Sebring and West.
WARREN-TRUMBULL COUNTY
"Preschool Story Time for Ages 3-5." 1 p.m. Tuesdays and 7 p.m. Thursdays beginning Feb. 5 at Main Library, 1 p.m. Feb. 5, 12 and 19 at Brookfield, 10:30 a.m. Feb. 6, 13 and 20 at Cortland, 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Feb. 7, 14 and 21 at Howland and 6:30 p.m. Feb. 4 and 11 at Lordstown.
"Toddler/Parent Story Time." For ages 24 to 36 months: 11 a.m. or 6:30 p.m. Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27 at Main. Register by calling (330) 399-8807, Ext. 401.
"Mother Goose Story Time." For ages 6-23 months: 11 a.m. Feb. 9 at Main. Register by calling (330) 399-8807, Ext. 401.
"Stories and More." Theme is "Chocolate Fever" for ages 6-8: 2 p.m. Feb. 16 at Main. Register by calling (330) 399-8807, Ext. 401.
"Children's Craft." Children 6-12 can make sweetheart magnets from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Feb. 23 at Main. Register by calling (330) 399-8807, Ext. 401.
"Black History Month." Children 12 and under and their families can participate at 2 p.m. Saturday at Main with storyteller and musician Garrick Matlock. For information call (330) 399-8807, Ext. 401.
"International Slide Competition." Warren Camera Club will judge 28 clubs at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 6 at Main. For information call (330) 399-8807, Ext. 128.
"Financial Aid For the College Bound." Nina Conner of Kent State University Trumbull Campus will speak at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at Main. For information call (330) 399-8807, Ext. 128.
"Open House." Celebrate the Media Center's new look from 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 14 at Main. For information call (330) 399-8807, Ext. 128.
"Romantic Valentine Tea." Ages 18 and up are welcome at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 14 at Howland. Register by calling (330) 856-2011.
"Teen Advisory Board Meeting." Grades 7-12 are invited at noon Feb. 16 at Main to help plan teen programs and choose materials. For information call (330) 399-8807, Ext. 400.
"Underground Railroad." Wendell Lauth will speak on the connection of the Sutliff family to the anti-slavery movement. For information call (330) 399-8807, Ext. 128.
"Storyteller." Children 12 and under and their families are invited at 7 p.m. Feb. 26 at Main to hear master storyteller Jim Weiss. For information call (330) 399-8807, Ext. 401.
"Blood Pressure Screenings." 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 5 at Brookfield; 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 5 at Liberty; 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 11 at Main; 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 11 at Cortland; and 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 7 at Main.


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