LIBRARY SCHEDULES | May


YOUNGSTOWN & amp; MAHONING COUNTY
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
"Make and Take Crafts for Mom." Come and make a card, a heart basket and a very special surprise for mom at Boardman, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. May 4.
"Attention! A Salute to Moms!" Stories and games - make a special gift for mom for children in grades 1-6 at East, May 2 and South, May 3. Both at 4 p.m.
"$Million$ Dollar Mom." Stories, craft and games for children of all ages at Main Library, 3 p.m. May 7.
"Mother's Day-Hooray." Stories and make something special for mom for children in grades K-6 at West, 4 p.m. May 4.
"June B. Rocks the Library." Stories, craft and games for school-age children at Austintown, 4 p.m. May 24.
"A Little Birdy Told Me." Stories and a craft about our fine-feathered friends for children ages 3-6 at Brownlee Woods, May 20; and Struthers, May 19. Both at 10 a.m.
"Bookworms." Songs about reading and stories about libraries and books-make a bookend craft for school-age children at Brownlee Woods, May 24; Campbell, May 25; and Struthers, May 26. All at 4 p.m.
"May Surprises." Stories, craft and games for children ages 5 to 10 at Canfield, 10 a.m. May 14; and Greenford, 2 p.m. May 14.
"Beware, the Beasts are Coming." Stories and craft about elephants, hippos and rhinos for school-age children at Main Library, 6:30 p.m. May 16.
"You're Invited to a Planting Party." Stories ... make a craft ... plant spring flowers for school-age children at Poland, 4 p.m. May 19.
"Celebrate the Arts at Austintown Library." Enjoy artwork by Fitch High School students at Austintown, 7-8:30 p.m. May 18. Light refreshments. Artwork will be on display May 16-22.
"Family Story Time." Stories and more for the whole family at Austintown, 6:30 p.m. May 2. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
"Pajama Jam." Sleepy time fun for the whole family with stories and craft at Poland, 7 p.m. May 23. Come in your p.j.'s.
"Something Special." Stories and more fun for children ages 3-6 at Sebring, 10 a.m. May 19.
"Kids' Korner." Stories and a craft for children ages 2-6 at West, 10:30 a.m. May 4.
"Tales for Toddlers." Stories and fun for children ages 2-3 at Austintown, 10 and 11 a.m. May 5; Boardman, 10 a.m. May 24; Canfield, 10 a.m. May 18; Main Library, 10 a.m. May 7; and Poland, 10 and 11 a.m. May 12. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.
"Time for Babies and Books." Books, songs, rhymes and more at Boardman, 9:30 a.m. (for babies 6-12 mos.) and 10:30 a.m. (for babies 13-23 mos.) May 5; Austintown, 10:30 a.m. (for babies 6-23 months) May 12; Canfield, 10 a.m. (for babies 6-23 mos.) May 16; and Poland, 10 & amp; 11 a.m. (for babies 6-23 months) May 4. Each baby must be accompanied by an adult.
"Come and Join the Fun." Stories and fun for children ages 3-6 at Austintown, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Wednesdays; Boardman, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Wednesdays; Canfield, 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays; Main Library, 10 a.m. May 10; and Poland, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesdays.
TEENXTREME PROGRAMS
Grades 7-12, registration required unless otherwise stated:
"Hemp Weaving." Weave a hemp necklace for yourself or a friend at Main Library, 4 p.m. May 28.
"Flower Power." Surprise your mom on Mother's Day! Guess the total number of flower seeds in our display packets and win a live plant plus a basket of gardening supplies at Boardman, May 1-5, during library hours. Enter as many times as you wish.
"Friendship Bracelets." Come to the library and make a friendship bracelet for your friend or yourself at Austintown, 6:30 p.m. May 10.
"May Play." Come relax at the library and play some games at West, 4 p.m. May 18.
"Pundiddles." Identify the riddles and win a prize. Contest sheets are available all month at Canfield & amp; Sebring, during library hours.
"Ductigami." Sensational duct tape crafts. Make the famous duct tape wallet at Poland, 4 p.m. May 11.
"Go Fly a Kite." Make your own delta-style kite at Brownlee Woods, May 10; Campbell, May 23; and Struthers, May 18. All at 4 p.m.
"How High Can You Go?" (Stacking cookies that is.) Back by popular demand, come in and see if you can take home the prize at East, 4:30 p.m. May 5; and South, 4:30 p.m. May 17.
ADULT PROGRAMS
"Lunch & amp; Learn at the Library: Through My Grandfather's Eyes - Japanese Immigrants and American Internment, 1941-45." Dr. Gail Y. Okawa of YSU's English Dept. will share the experience of her grandfather, a Christian minister, and other Japanese immigrants from Hawaii, who were imprisoned in mainland internment camps by the U.S. Department of Justice during World War II. Main Library, noon-1 p.m. May 10.
"Reuben's Readers Book Club." Come share the books you're read this past month at Poland, 10 a.m. May 13.
"Friends of the Library Book Sale." Struthers, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. May 21 and 12:30-7 p.m. May 23.
"St. Elizabeth's Health Care Center Blood Drive." Main Library, 3-7 p.m. May 9.
"Friends of the Library Meetings" are scheduled at Austintown, 10 a.m. May 16; Boardman, 10 a.m. May 9, guest speaker: Richard Scarsella; Brownlee Woods, 2 p.m. May 20; Canfield, 6:30 p.m. May 23; Main Library, 5:30 p.m. May 9; Poland, 9:30 a.m. May 3; and Struthers, 2 p.m. May 16.
"Free Blood Pressure Screenings" by the Mahoning Chapter, American Red Cross, will be held at Austintown, 1-3 p.m. May 18; Boardman, 12:30-3 p.m. May 2; Canfield, 12:30-3:30 p.m. May 19; Poland, 1-4 p.m. May 24; and Struthers, 1-4 p.m. May 17.
"Free Blood Pressure/Health Screenings" by the Original Visiting Nurse Association of Mahoning County at East, 1-3 p.m. May 17; Main Library, 10 a.m.-noon May 26.
"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, 6:30 p.m. May 3. Grant writing is not included. For reservations, call (330) 744-8636 and press "2" at the phone prompt for "Reference."
"Grant Center: 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 at Main Library, 6:30 p.m. May 19. For reservations, call (330) 744-8636 and press "2" at the phone prompt for "Reference."
"Closing." All libraries will be closed May 29 & amp; 30 for Memorial Day!
WARREN-TRUMBULL COUNTY
For more information, call (330) 399-8807, ext. 128. All programs are free and open to the public. Reservations are not required unless noted.
"Summer Reading" for children, teens and adults runs June 6 thru July 29. Stop in at your local library for more information.
"Blood Pressure Screenings." Main, 2-4 p.m. May 10 and 9:30-11:30 a.m. May 18.
"Preschool Story Times" for ages 3-5 at Main, 1 p.m. May 3 and 10 and for ages 2-5 at Main, 7 p.m. May 5 and 12. Themes change weekly.
"Patio Pals" for ages 6-12 at Main, 4 p.m. May 4, 11, 18 and 25. Meet on the Children's Patio rain or shine for books, games, crafts and activities. Come dressed for the weather! Register by calling (330) 399-8807, ext. 401.
"Mother Goose Story Time" for ages 6-23 mos. at Main, 11 a.m. May 7. Register by calling (330) 399-8807, ext. 401.
"Baby Stay and Play" for ages 6-23 mos. at Main, 9:30-11 a.m. May 27. Drop-in activity center for babies and caregivers. For information call (330) 399-8807, ext. 401.
"Teen Advisory Board Meeting" for ages 13-17 at Borders in Niles, noon May 14. For information call (330) 399-8807, ext. 400.
"Blood Drive" at Howland, 3 to 7 p.m. May 2. Give the gift of life at this community blood drive with staff from Humility of Mary Health Partners. Bring your photo ID. For information call (330) 480-3151.
"The Mysterious Death of Jeremy Bell" at Main, 6:30 p.m. May 4. Author and former FBI agent Jim Fisher recounts his work in bringing a murderer to justice. For information call (330) 399-8807, ext. 128.
"Feng Shui" at Main, 2 p.m. May 14. Discover tips and ideas for creating positive energy in your home or work place. For information call (330) 399-8807, ext. 128.
"Book Discussion" at Main, 2 p.m. May 12. Librarian Steve Svecz will lead a discussion on "Minor Characters" by Joyce Johnson. For information call (330) 399-8807, ext. 400.
"Remembering the Tornado of 1985" at Main, 7:30 p.m. May 31. Meteorologist Stan Boney looks back at the events of May 31, 1985. For information call (330) 399-8807, ext. 128.
"Closing." All library locations will be closed May 30 for the Memorial Day holiday.
GIRARD FREE
"Family Time." 6:30 p.m. Mondays, all ages.
"Story Time." 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, for ages 3-6.
"Toddler Time." 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, for 2-year-olds with an adult.
"Baby Time." 11 a.m. May 20.
ADULT PROGRAMS, SPECIAL EVENTS
"Book Discussion Group." 6:30 p.m. May 4. "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime" by Mark Haddon. Call (330) 545-2508, ext. 22 or 11 to register.
"Closings." May 28-30 for Memorial Day.
"Schedule." Closed Sundays until Oct. 2.

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