YOUNGSTOWN AND MAHONING COUNTY
"Dare to Dream: Journey to the Moon/Humans to Mars." A journey to the Moon and to Mars presented by local resident William Muscolo, manager of the Chemical Inventory System for NASA's John H. Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field. Also featured is amateur astronomer Barbara Muscolo who will present a journey into the galaxy for school-age children at Campbell, 2 p.m. Aug. 1; and Sebring, 10 a.m. Aug. 25.
"Daring Deeds Under the Sea." What's it like to dive beneath the sea? Underwater adventure with Commander William Hack, chief diver, and the members of 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 Austintown, . 1; Boardman, Aug. 11; Brownlee Woods, Aug. 18; and Poland, Aug. 8. Programs begin at 2 p.m.
"Diary of a Worm by Doreen Cronin." Stories, craft and a peak into the busy life of a lovable worm for grades K-3. Presented by Peg Flynn and Kim Lewis of the Mahoning County Green Team. These programs are scheduled at: Austintown, 2 p.m. Aug. 11; Boardman, 10 a.m. Aug. 18; Brownlee Woods, 10 a.m. Aug. 10; Campbell, 2 p.m. Aug. 15; Canfield, 2 p.m. Aug. 3; East, 2 p.m. Aug. 8; Greenford, 2 p.m. Aug. 1; Main Library, 2 p.m. Aug. 16; New Middletown, 2 p.m. Aug. 2; Poland, 10 a.m. Aug. 15; Sebring, 2 p.m. Aug. 9; South, 10 a.m. Aug. 11; Struthers, 2 p.m. Aug. 10; and West, 10 a.m. Aug. 5.
"The Princess and the Pea." By Youngstown Playhouse Youth Theatre for all ages at Austintown, 2 p.m. Aug. 9; Boardman, 2 p.m. Aug. 4; Brownlee Woods, 10 a.m. Aug. 3; Campbell, 10 a.m. Aug. 11; Canfield, 2 p.m. Aug. 2; Main Library, 11 a.m. Aug. 4, at 11 a.m.; Poland, 2 p.m. Aug. 10; South, 2 p.m. Aug. 1; Struthers, 10 a.m. Aug. 1; and West, 10 a.m. Aug. 12.
"Pop Over to the Library & amp; Make a Pop-Up Card." Fun for children of all ages at West, Aug. 2-3, 5-6 during library hours."
"Royal Romp." Stories and games to make you feel like a king or queen for children of all ages at Austintown, 7 p.m. Aug. 17. Parents are asked to accompany preschool children.
"Knights & amp; Dragons at the Library." Stories, crafts and games for children of all ages at Boardman, 2 p.m. Aug. 8. Parents are asked to accompany preschool children.
& quot;Come & amp; Join the Fun." Stories and more fun for children ages 3-6 at Boardman, 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31.
"Draw a Dragon in Chalk." Stories, fun and an outdoors chalk program for children ages 3-6 at Boardman at 10 a.m. & amp; 1 p.m. Aug. 31. Refreshments sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Program will be held indoors if raining.
"Parachute Play." Stories and parachute games for children ages 2-6 at Boardman, 10 a.m. & amp; 1 p.m. Aug. 24. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
"Time for Babies and Books." Books, songs, rhymes, and more for children ages 6-12 months at 9:30 a.m. and for children ages 13-23 months at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 4, at Boardman. An adult must accompany each child.
"Western Reserve Modular Railroad Club." Enjoy this fabulous model railroad display at Austintown, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 6.
"Medieval Garden of Herbs with Lady Catherine." Lady Catherine travels from the village of Lovain in the year 1429 to teach us the importance of herbs in the medieval period and how this history affects the use of herbs today. Presenter Kathleen Gips is the author of numerous articles and her book, "Flora's Dictionary: The Victorian Language of Herbs and Flowers." She will be appearing at Boardman, 7 p.m. Aug. 16. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
& quot;Friends of the Library Book Sale." Sponsored by the Friends of Campbell Library at Campbell, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 20.
"Reuben's Readers Book Discussion Group." Come and enjoy this informal group of library patrons who meet and discuss the books they've read during the past month at Poland, 10 a.m. Aug. 12.
"Free Blood Pressure Screenings" by the Mahoning Chapter, American Red Cross, will be held at Austintown, 1-3 p.m. Aug. 27; Boardman, 12:30-3 p.m. Aug. 1; Canfield, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Aug. 18; Poland, 1-4 p.m. Aug. 23; and Struthers, 1-4 p.m. Aug. 16.
"Free Blood Pressure/Health Screenings" by the Original Visiting Nurse Association of Mahoning County at Main Library, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Aug. 25; East, 1-3 p.m. Aug. 16; and South, 1-3 p.m. Aug. 9.
"Red Cross Blood Drive." Donate at Poland, 2-7 p.m. Aug. 10.
"Grant Center: Finding Foundation Support for your Education." Come and learn how to find financial aid for your education and how to identify prospective funders at Poland, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 24. For reservations, call (330) 744-8636 and press "2" at the phone prompt for "Reference."
& quot;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. Aug. 4. Grant-writing is not included. For reservations, call (330) 744-8636 and press "2" at the phone prompt for "Reference."
"Grant Center: Getting Started with FC Search." An introductory session for learning how to use FC Search, the Foundation Center's Database on CD-ROM at Main Library, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 16. For reservations, call (330) 744-8636 and press "2" at the phone prompt for "Reference."
WARREN-TRUMBULL COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
For more information, call (330) 399-8807, ext. 128. All programs are free and open to the public. Reservations are not required unless noted.
"Blood Pressure Screenings." Main, 2-4 p.m. Aug. 9.
"Dragons, Dreams and Daring Deeds Party" for all Summer Reading participants ages 3-12 and parents at Main, 11:30 a.m. Aug. 3. Enjoy tasty treats and celebrate the grand prize winners!
"Create a Garden Stone" for ages 3-12 at Liberty, 1-3 p.m. Aug. 13. All supplies will be provided. Register by calling (330) 759-2589.
"When Worlds Collide" teen adventure for ages 12-17 at Howland, 6 p.m. Aug. 10. Bring your friends for an evening of games and challenges. Register by calling (330) 856-2011.
"Teen Advisory Board Meeting" for ages 13-17 at Main, 1 p.m. Aug. 27. Lunch will be served. For information call (330) 399-8807, ext. 400.
"Email Clinic for Beginners" at Main, 2:30 p.m. Aug. 4. Learn how to set up your own email account, compose and send messages and more. For information call (330) 399-8807, ext. 406.
"Fowl Book Sale" at Main, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug 6 and 1-3 p.m. Aug. 7. Browse and buy during the 26th annual sale! Sunday is "two bucks a bag!" For information call (330) 399-8807, ext. 128. The Main library is closed for regular business during the sale.
"Edward Brainard's Birthday" at Main, 2-4 p.m. Aug. 11. The public is invited to celebrate the life of Edward Brainard with a special cookies and punch reception. Edward died at the age of 22 during the flu epidemic of 1918. His mother Lydia and aunt Phebe Sutliff created a special fund in his memory that is still used today to purchase books for young adults.
"Oakwood Cemetery Tour" at Oakwood Cemetery, 860 Niles Rd. SE in Warren, 2 p.m. Aug. 28. Tour this historic resting place and learn little-known facts about some of Warren's most famous residents. Comfortable clothing and sturdy footwear are recommended. Program is weather permitting. For information call (330) 399-8807, ext. 128.
"Closings." The Main library will close at 5 p.m. on Aug. 5 and will be closed for regular business Aug. 6 for the Fowl Book Sale. All library locations will be closed Sept. 3, 4, and 5 for the Labor Day holiday.
ADULT PROGRAMMING & amp; SPECIAL EVENTS
"Anime," 1-3 p.m. Aug. 3: Young adult librarian Sarah Gilpin will facilitate this showing of anime -- Japanese animation, as the kick-off to three weeks of programs with "Lupin III: Island of Assassins." Youths 12-18 are welcome. Refreshments will be served.
Baby Time: 11 a.m. Aug. 5 and 19.
"Anime." 1-3 p.m. Aug. 10: "Descendants of Darkness: Vampire Allure." Youths ages 12-18 and refreshments.
"Strike Up the Band," 2-3 p.m. Aug. 14: Girard Community Band will be on hand for a fun-filled afternoon with a variety of music that appeals to all ages. Refreshments will be served. This program is the cap off to the adult summer reading program.
"Anime," 1-3 p.m. Aug. 17: "The Place Promised in Our Early Days." Youths ages 12-18 and refreshments.
Aug. 26-28: Closed for carpet installation.
Labor Day Weekend: Closed Sept. 3-5 for the holiday.
Story time: Regular hours resume Sept. 12.